FRANCOIS NAUDE rides Nigel Mansell
Jack Milner: With the R1-million Emerald Cup just one month away, racing fans will get the perfect precursor to the Grade 2 race at the Vaal, when most of the protagonists line up in a Pinnacle Stakes over 1450m on the sand.
MIKE DE KOCK
In breaking news, home-bred international Group winner Soft Falling Rain has been secured for stud by Mary Slack’s Wilgerbosdrift Stud. The lightly-raced five-year-old will be returning to South Africa shortly to take up stallion duties.
Jack Milner: It is a difficult decision to follow a horse who is dropping in distance and carrying a heavy weight but despite all that, Rio Carnival may well have all the necessary credentials to win Race 6 on the Greyville Polytrack on Tuesday, a Pinnacle Stakes over 1200m.
More horses to choose from
Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited is continually looking for ways to make the racing experience more attractive and lucrative for TAB bettors.
Racing its a rush
South African horseracing repositions itself to be a formidable player in local entertainment industry
S'MANGA KHUMALO and Gary Player at the Equus Awards
Vodacom Durban July winner Legislate was named Horse Of The Year at Wednesday night’s Equus Awards held at Emperors Palace.