David Thiselton

Turffontein Standside Saturday 15 August – Comments by David Thiselton

PUBLISHED: August 14, 2020

RACE 1: Preview: FLASHLIGHT (3) is the one to beat on form and has a plum draw as opposed to last time on the Inside track when caught wide and still managing to stay on quite well. ISLAND MISTRESS (1) has run well in her last two over 1600m which followed a layoff and before […]

Devonne Govender

Fairview Poly Friday 14 August – Previews by Devonne Govender

PUBLISHED: August 13, 2020

RACE 1:  Preview : ROSE OF INDYA (10) looks the right horse in this line up , she set the pace last time out on the grass when running fourth and if she jumps on terms this time around she should be on top of them. SWEET SPRING (9) hung in her last start but […]

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Tellytrack to change channels

PUBLISHED: August 13, 2020

TELLYTRACK, South African horseracing’s exclusive channel on DStv, will be moving from channel 239 to channel 249 from Monday 24 August. DStv will be streamlining their channels to sports themed channels on SuperSport as of 1 September. Tellytrack is currently positioned after the Máximo channel and these two channels will move by several slots to […]

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Inquiry into null and void race

PUBLISHED: August 12, 2020

DAVID THISELTON PHUMELELA have conducted an inquiry into the incident in race seven at Turffontein on Sunday in which the jockeys were confused by the ambulance siren being activated shortly after the horses had jumped. In the NHA enquiry it was discovered that seven of the eight jockeys had heard the siren and some of […]

Mark Khan back in business

PUBLISHED: August 12, 2020

ANDREW HARRISON FORMER champion jockey Mark Khan’s lengthy riding career has been punctuated by many injury-induced lay-offs and he recorded his first winner back from his latest setback with a hard-fought victory aboard the Duncan Howells-trained All The Way Up at Hollywoodbets Greyville yesterday. Paying R63.50 a win on the tote it was not a […]