Miss Frankel (Liesl King)

‘Miss Frankel’ and mom arrive home

PUBLISHED: November 13, 2014

THE team at Avontuur Estate were ecstatic last week when SA champion sprinter Val De Ra  arrived home safely with her super Frankel foal in tow, from the Quarantine Facility at Drakenstein where she spent the last month. Mom and little ‘Miss Frankel’ are now settling in happily with other mares and foals in the […]

Captain America - Wayne Marks

Captain and Futura working well

PUBLISHED: November 13, 2014

BRETT Crawford will give both Champions Cup winner Futura and Captain America (pictured) their first runs of the season in the Green Point Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday week. He said: “Futura is doing well and he will run even from his bad draw (17). Captain America has taken his gelding really well and has […]

Anton Marcus

Marcus wants to be back for Guineas

PUBLISHED: November 13, 2014

David Thiselton
Anton Marcus had surgery to his injured left thumb on Monday and it went smoothly, but at this stage he has “absolutely no idea” how long the recovery period will be.

Legislate gallop-snaithracing

Legislate back to his best

PUBLISHED: November 13, 2014

Champion trainer Justin Snaith was thrilled with the gallop of Vodacom Durban July winner and Equus Horse Of The Year Legislate at Kenilworth yesterday with big race jockey Richard Fourie aboard.

Charles Lytton-left-LK

Charles doing everything right

PUBLISHED: November 12, 2014

David Thiselton
Justin Snaith might run the rags-to-riches gelding Charles Lytton in the Gr 1 Grand Parade Cape Guineas on December 20. Charles Lytton is by the Drakenstein Stud teaser stallion, Thomas Crown, who is a maiden half-brother to Dynasty.