Beach Beauty

Duke first in line for Beauty

PUBLISHED: August 20, 2014

David Thiselton

Beach Beauty will be covered early in September by Duke Of Marmalade and so will her former Dennis Drier-trained stable companion and now paddock companion Schiffer.

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Snaith praises championship winning team

PUBLISHED: August 18, 2014

(4 August 2014)
David Thiselton

Trainer Justin Snaith achieved a lifetime ambition in the season just past by landing the National Trainer’s Championships.
He became the first Western Cape trainer since Terrance Millard in 1990 to land the title and it comes fourteen years after the now 39-year-old took over the reins from his stalwart father Chris.

Harry's Son

Big day for Lafferty and Son

PUBLISHED: August 10, 2014

27 July 2014
David Thiselton
Summerveld trainer Paul Lafferty landed the second Gr1 of his career at the Super Saturday meeting at Greyville this weekend when the richly deserving Harry’s Son won the Gr1Premier Champions Stakes over 1600m under Piere Strydom and the Australian-bred looks likely to land the Equus Award for Champion two-year-old male.

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Jet Master back on top

PUBLISHED: August 4, 2014

(4 August 2014)
Ada van der Bent

At Greyville on Saturday, Justin Snaith and S’Manga Khumalo were officially crowned the season’s champion trainer and jockey, while Klawervlei Stud finally ended Summerhill’s stranglehold on the champion breeders’ title. As for the champion stallion, add to that the name of Jet Master.

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Khumalo a true champion

PUBLISHED: August 1, 2014

(1 August 2014)
David Thiselton

S’Manga Khumalo will be officially crowned Champion Jockey just after 5pm today and it will be an achievement celebrated by all in the racing fraternity and many outside of it as he is not only the first black person to do it, but has also shown the hallmarks of a true champion.