Treve 2014 Arc de Triomphe

Treve completes Arc double

PUBLISHED: October 5, 2014

David Thiselton

The brilliant French filly Treve became the first horse since Alleged in 1978 to win back to back Prix de l’Arc De Triomphe’s yesterday at Longchamp. She powered clear to win almost as comfortably as last year under the same jockey Thierry Jarnet, despite not getting her favourable fast pace.

Double Whammy

Whammy on track for Guineas

PUBLISHED: October 5, 2014

Michael Clower

Double Whammy’s Cape Fillies Guineas credentials were given a massive boost with her gutsy, front-running performance in the Lanzerac Diana Stakes at Durbanville on Saturday even though Majmu almost certainly remains the one they all have to beat on 6 December.


Afrikaburn to turn up the heat

PUBLISHED: October 3, 2014

Michael Clower

The talented Afrikaburn begins his Guineas campaign in the Kuda Matchem Stakes at Durbanville tomorrow as the Summer Of Champions season kicks off in style.

Trix Of The Trade

Akii Bua to assume command

PUBLISHED: October 3, 2014

Andrew Harrison

Friday night racing at Greyville is now a regular feature and the Lightning Shot Bar is one of the finest entertainment venues in town. This evening the popular trio the Gee Jays are on the menu to liven up proceedings between races on a card that should provide even more entertainment. And just to round off the weekend, there is another Greyville meeting on Sunday.

Variety Club (Liesl King)

Variety Club retired to Klawervlei

PUBLISHED: October 3, 2014

Multiple G1 winner and twice SA Horse of the Year, Variety Club, is set to return to the land of his birth. A decision to retire the globe trotting Champion was recently taken by owners Markus and Ingrid Jooste, who decided to stand him at Klawervlei Stud in the interest of the South African racing and breeding industries.