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CELTIC SEA SHOWS HER CLASS IN GARDEN PROVINCE STAKES WIN

Trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Lyle Hewitson teamed up for a third graded win on Saturday when the pair won the G1 Jonsson Workwear Garden Province Stakes with Celtic Sea. (The pair had previously won the G3 Betting World 2200 and G2 Durban Golden Horseshoe at Greyville). Tarry and Hewitson had won the 2018 Garden Province Stakes with Redberry Lane,[…]

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JULY WINNER DOES IT AGAIN

Equus Champion Do It Again stamped his claims to being named South Africa’s Horse Of The Year for 2018-2019 when he captured the G1 Vodacom Durban July on Saturday –for a second year in a row. The son of Twice Over defied top weight of 60kgs to prevail in a thrilling finish to the R4.25 million race and confirmed his[…]

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TARRY CHARGES RUN 1-2 IN GOLDEN HORSESHOE

The combination of Sean Tarry, Lyle Hewitson and Chris Van Niekerk picked up their second graded win on Saturday, when they teamed up to win the G2 Durban Golden Horseshoe at Hollywoodbets Greyville with the unbeaten Eden Roc. It was a second time that Tarry and Van Niekerk won the Golden Horseshoe with a son of Var, with the pair[…]

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SPIES DOMINATES GOLDEN SLIPPER

Trainer Tobie Spies dominated the finish to the G2 Zulu Kingdom Explorer Golden Slipper, a race for 2yo fillies over 1400m, at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday with his charges Cockney Pride and What You Are finishing first and second in the R600 000 feature. Both Roll In The Hay and Kayla’s Champ were slow away, as Singforafa (a stable mate[…]

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WALTER SMOOTHIE LANDS GOLD VASE

Gauteng raider Walter Smoothie pulled off the biggest win of his 23 race career when he scored a 9-1 win in the G3 DStv Gold Vase, over 3000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville racecourse on Saturday. Described by connections as an out and out stayer and a real galloper, Walter Smoothie got away well and raced up prominently leading for much of[…]

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SHENANIGANS UPSETS BETTING WORLD 2200

Champion trainer Sean Tarry wasted no time in getting on the board on Vodacom Durban July day on Saturday when he saddled the well bred five-year-old Shenanigans to score a 10-1 win in the G3 Betting World 2200, run over 2200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville. One of four runners from the Tarry yard in Saturday’s R500 000, Shenanigans benefitted from a[…]

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HALFWAY TO HEAVEN SET TO DOMINATE VODACOM DURBAN JULY

The Wilgerbosdrift based Halfway To Heaven, who appears a shoe-in for this season’s title of South African Broodmare Of The Year, is set to be doubly represented in the 2019 G1 Vodacom Durban July –South Africa’s most famous horse-race. The mare’s four-year-old son Rainbow Bridge pulled a draw of four for the July, while his year younger half-brother Hawwaam, remarkably[…]

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