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Sun International to sponsor the new 'Sun Met'

September 29, 2016 / 1 year ago

PHUMELELA Gaming and Kenilworth Racing have announced that luxury hospitality, gaming and entertainment group Sun International is the new title sponsor of the Met, which henceforth will be run as the Sun Met and will carry South African record prize...

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Sansui Summer Cup tickets on sale

September 28, 2016 / 1 year ago

TICKETS are now available for the Sansui Summer Cup on 26 November at Turffontein. The Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2000m is one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the Johannesburg racing calendar and this year’s contest...

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Illuminator on the road to recovery

September 27, 2016 / 1 year ago

ILLUMINATOR, the Trippi colt from the Glen Puller yard, catapulted himself and all his connections into the stratosphere after winning the inaugural CTS Million Dollar race in the most spectacular fashion on 23 January 2016. A few weeks later, with...

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'The Duke' back in the headlines

September 23, 2016 / 1 year ago

DRAKENSTEIN Stud’s red hot sire Duke Of Marmalade was back in the headlines at Goodwood on Wednesday afternoon. This time, the Duke was in the news due to his HRH The Queen owned daughter Daphne scoring a gutsy victory in...

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Grand Heritage picks up speed

September 21, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE interest in the build-up to The Grand Heritage, sponsored by World Sports Betting, suggests that the inaugural running of this 1475m race at the Vaal Racecourse on 1 October will be a success. What is likely to become the...

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Smart Call prepares for Sun Chariot

September 20, 2016 / 1 year ago

TRAINER Alec Laird and owner-breeder Jessica Slack will be hoping the effort of taking J&B Met winner Smart Call halfway across the world is worthwhile as she prepares for her first race in the UK. The daughter of Ideal World...

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Mares in foal to Legislate, Futura

September 18, 2016 / 1 year ago

DRAKENSTEIN Stud are delighted to announce that their two champion new sires Futura and Legislate have both had their first mares test in foal.Futura Royal Trip is the first mare tested in foal to Futura while Legislate’s first mates in...

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'Chrome' tops world rankings

September 16, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE seventh edition of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2016 features several major changes at the top, led by California Chrome (USA) [133], who improved his rating from 128 to 133 with his dominating performance in the $...

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A boost for Global View

September 14, 2016 / 1 year ago

ASCOT Stud’s beautifully bred young sire Global View received yet another impressive update to his pedigree following Sunday’s G1 Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes at the Curragh. This 1400m race (won previously by super sires Roberto, Sir Ivor, El Prado...

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Durbanville Track Upgrade

September 13, 2016 / 1 year ago

WORK will commence on the Durbanville Racecourse track upgrade project on 22 October. Kenilworth Racing’s Dean Diedericks is confident that will all change when the project is completed around end March. “The turf will be pulled up and maintained with...

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