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Connemara's nice pair at CTS August

July 29, 2016 / 1 year ago

A single colt by in-demand stallion Oratorio will be sold at the CTS August Two-Year-Old Sale at Durbanville next Saturday. His name is Vittorio (Lot 46), and he was raised by Paul and Lindi Garlicki at Connemara Stud, an establishment...

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Competition Board won’t refer complaint

July 28, 2016 / 1 year ago

ON 25 July 2014, Hollywood Sportsbook Gauteng and others lodged a complaint with the Competition Commission against Phumelela, Gold Circle, Kenilworth Racing, Tellytrack and others. The complainants alleged that the conduct of Tellytrack and its partners (Phumelela, Gold Circle and...

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Cape Racing Awards

July 27, 2016 / 1 year ago

CAPE racing & breeding will honour the stars at the annual awards evening to be held at the Lanzerac Hotel, Stellenbosch on Monday 8 August.Cape RACING Nominees: Juvenile Male Always In ChargeSergeant HardyTable BayZodiac Ruler Juvenile Filly Final JudgementNordic BreezeThe...

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​ Innovative new race at the Vaal

July 26, 2016 / 1 year ago

PHUMELELA have announced the inauguration of an exciting and innovative race meeting at the Vaal racecourse which allows for fields of up to 28 runners plus two reserves in four lucrative races, including a R750,000 feature event. World Sports Betting...

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Markus Jooste's colt is early Investec Derby favourite

July 22, 2016 / 1 year ago

MARKUS and Ingrid Jooste’s silks were seen flashing by the winning post at Leopardstown in Ireland on Thursday. Two-year-old colt Douglas Macarthur (IRE), owned in a partnership with the formidable Coolmore-connected Magnier, Tabor and Smith racing families, raced home over...

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Red Ray won't be retired just yet!

July 21, 2016 / 1 year ago

RED Ray, who was destined for Klawervlei’s stallion barn after an emotionally-charged victory in last Saturday’s GR1 Mercury Sprint, will be kept in training with Joey Ramsden for a while longer. Derek Brugman, Racing Manager for owners Ingrid and Markus...

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CTS announce new R2R Sales Dates

July 19, 2016 / 1 year ago

CAPE Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) have announced important changes to dates that will affect the two Ready To Run auctions later this year. Due to the likely closure of the Durbanville racetrack for track repairs, the CTS Lanzerac Cape Ready To...

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Marchfield is well represented at CTS August Sale

July 16, 2016 / 1 year ago

CHRIS Gerber and Bennie van der Merwe of Moutonshoek Stud did months of homework before importing their new resident stallion Marchfield (CAN), who has nine offspring on the CTS August Two-Year-Sale at Durbanville on 6 August. “We carefully studied Marchfield’s...

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Three Great Britain two-year-olds at CTS August Sale

July 14, 2016 / 1 year ago

HIGHLANDS Farm’s resident sire Great Britain (headline photo) had another impressive juvenile winner at the Vaal on Tuesday to take his winning streak to four in the past few days. Great Britain’s latest winner was 2yo filly Hashtag Strat, who...

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Lloyd is poised to make history

July 11, 2016 / 1 year ago

SOUTH African Jeff Lloyd is poised to write himself into the record books as the oldest jockey to win the Brisbane metropolitan premiership. Lloyd has shortened to long odds-on to win the title after riding four winners at Doomben on...

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