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.
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.
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.
Bjorn Nielsen, owner-breeder of staying superstar Stradivarius, was born and raised in Cape Town.
The Vaal yard of veteran trainer Tobie Spies enjoyed a marvellous day at Greyville on Saturday when they came away with three winners at the Durban July race meeting, including CTS purchase Van Halen, who won the Non-Black Type eThekwini Sprint over 1200m in impressive style.
In a dramatic running of the 2019 Vodacom Durban July at Hollywoodbets Greyville in Durban on Saturday after favourite Hawwaam was scratched at the start, the magnificent Twice Over gelding Do It Again stamped himself