Van Rensburg raring to go

PUBLISHED: August 4, 2020

David Thiselton Marco van Rensburg is pushing to be back by September 1 after breaking a clavicle (collar bone) in a fall at the Vaal on July 14. He had broken the same clavicle in March. Both occurrences were the result of horses, Bondiblu and Green Gunston respectively, breaking down.  The first breakage was accompanied […]

TRIBUTE TO ACADEMY CHAIRMAN AVISON CARLILSE

PUBLISHED: August 3, 2020

David Thiselton Tributes poured in for Avison Carlisle, one of KZN’s most passionate horseracing men and long-time chairman of the board of the South African Jockeys Academy (SAJA), after he had passed away Saturday the 1 August 2020. He and his wife Mary are testimony to the enjoyment that can be derived from owning, breeding […]

Warren Lenferna

DURBANVILLE TUESDAY 4 AUGUST 2020 COMMENTS BY WARREN LENFERNA

PUBLISHED: July 31, 2020

Race 1 Preview: MIRROR ME (5) is by Trippi and could be good enough to beat this field on debut – watch the betting. OPERA SWING (7) has run twice and can now improve to get a lot closer. OUR WORLD (2) can improve to place. (Warren Lenferna 5-7-2) Race 2 Preview: MAUSSANE (6) improved […]

Andrew Harrison

Hollywoodbets Scottsville 5 August 2020 – Tips

PUBLISHED: July 31, 2020

1 14 TIMES NEW ROMAN   1 MASTER DANCER   9 WINGING IT   7 TONIGHTSFIGHTNIGHT Preview: Mostly first timers but TIMES NEW ROMAN (14) made a promising local debut and should come on from that. The stable has also hit form. MASTER DANCER (1) did better when back to a sprint last run. He has been rested […]

Love Bomb. Image: Candiese Lenferna

LOVE BOMB’S VICTORY FOR PERSEVERANCE

PUBLISHED: July 30, 2020

David Thiselton The Frank Robinson-trained Love Bomb upset the meeting banker Caralluma in the Grade 2 Zulu Kingdom Explorer Golden Slipper over 1400m at Saturday’s Vodacom Durban July meeting. This homebred is owned by Greg and Bev Whittaker and lived up to her name, which was given after a suggestion by Robinson. The latter recalled, […]