Miss Frankel (Candiese Marnewick)

General Franco impresses on debut

PUBLISHED: April 17, 2019

Fourie said: “He wasn’t giving me any sort of feel early on and I thought to myself ‘He is probably going to need it.’ Going through the 400…

Caliente (Candiese Marnewick)

El’ Zara is an opening gift

PUBLISHED: April 17, 2019

Louis Goosen’s filly takes on what is a fairly modest field of maidens after putting in two promising sprints against her own age group…

Philisande Mxoli

Rural racing hero joins the Academy

PUBLISHED: April 16, 2019

Therefore, Philisande arrived at the Academy with experience in riding “short” (short stirrup straps and thus high in the saddle) at a flat out gallop…

Champions season

South Africa’s Champions Season

PUBLISHED: April 16, 2019

The Independent On Saturday evening race meeting at the Theatre of Champions on Friday, May 3, will open the feast of 51 feature events…

Oh Susanna (Liesl King)

Oh Susanna’s future uncertain

PUBLISHED: April 16, 2019

He said yesterday: “That was my final effort and I won’t be doing it again. There are certain things in life that you can beat but unfortunately…