Shepherd especially fond of two raised at Beaumont Stud


Beaumont Stud, the paddocks where international star Variety Club walked as a young colt.

Summerhill Stud Sold


“I’ve been quoted in the local and foreign press recently as saying that breeding racehorses is a business in which you can grow old, and the presence at Summerhill of six young stallions of high racing class is a sign that we have hope for the future.

Brilliant Summer Cup Day For Tarry


Zillzaal (28-1) kept on resolutely to pull off a major surprise in claiming the inaugaral Gauteng Chris Gerber Summer Cup at Turffontein on Saturday.

Oratorio Hitting High Notes


Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm’s triple G1 winning sire Oratorio, whose progeny have been firing on all cylinders in South Africa of late, made international news on Sunday, when his remarkable seven-year-old daughter Silver Wolf captured the Gyeongham Governor’s Cup at Busan.

Silver Operator looks a smart feature prospect


Jockey Anton Marcus won the Gr3 Cape Classic over 1400m at Kenilworth on Saturday for the fourth time in seven seasons on Vaughan Marshall-trained, CTS purchase, Silver Operator.

World Sports Betting will support International Jockey Challenge


IT’s not just another race meeting. It’s us against them, our team against the rest of the world, the ultimate test –just like a world cup.