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Race Preview: 13 April 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

- Written by Mark van Deventer Like T20 opening batters trying to get the innings off to flying start with a series of boundaries, punters can take a swing with…
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Race Review: Variety Club Mile & Sweet Chestnut Stakes 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer Event 1: Winter Feature Racing Season  Ultra consistent and durable, Vercingetorix gelding, RASCALLION produced a sustained stretch run to win the Variety Club Mile…
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It is with heavy hearts that Cape Racing extend its deepest condolences on the passing of two horse racing legends, Dr Hassen Adams and Rodney Dunn and their respective families.…
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Race Preview: Variety Club Mile & Sweet Chestnut Stakes – 6 April 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer Event 1: Winter Feature Racing Season   The first event in the Winter Feature Racing Season will be contested at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on Saturday, 6…
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Race Preview: 6 April 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

- Written by Mark van Deventer There are some appealing opportunities on Saturday’s Hollywoodbets Kenilworth undercard, starting with MAURITIUS KESTREL in Race 2, a MJP over 1400m, in memory of…
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The Easter Sprint Preview: Tuesday, 2nd April 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

- Written by Mark van Deventer The Easter Sprint is a tricky little heat with seven closely matched runners dashing 1100m. There is a 12kg spread at the weights from…
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Race Preview: Tuesday, 26 March 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

- Written by Mark van Deventer TANNERON made a smart debut when she was pipped by hot-pot Sahara Cat during the Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Welcomes You Juvenile Plate on 5 March,…
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Race Preview: Saturday, 23 March 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

- Written by Mark van Deventer Cape Racing hosts a competitive nine racecard at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on Saturday. The first race starts at 12h20, and a challenging Class 4 sprint…
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CAPE RACING SALES (CRS) ANNOUNCES EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENTS

After a highly successful edition of the CRS Premier Yearling Sale powered by Tattersalls in January of this year, CRS is announcing exciting changes to its sales plans and calendar…
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Race Preview: Saturday, 16 March 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth 

  - Written by Mark van Deventer CAFÉ CULTURE has been on a hot streak and will try win for the fifth time from seven starts when running the  1400m…
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Race Preview: 9 March 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

 - Written by Mark van Deventer Cape Racing lays on a spread of nine races for Saturday’s Hollywoodbets Kenilworth meeting. Five of them are Maidens, with the balance Class 3,…
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Race Preview: Tuesday, 5 March 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

- Written by Mark van Deventer ALLEZ MORIS ran particularly well from a bad draw behind stable mate Zil Moris a month ago in a choppy Class 3, and now…
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Race Preview: Sunday, 3 March 2024 – Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

- Written by Mark van Deventer LUCE VERDE is predicted to have a strong chance in Race 2 at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on Sunday, stretching out beyond a mile for the…
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Race Review: Khaya Stables Work Riders and Jockeys Championship Maiden Plate

- Written by Mark van Deventer Lady Christine Laidlaw was obviously thrilled to win the Gr1 SplashOut Derby with hugely talented three-year-old GREEN WITH ENVY, but she also derived special…
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How to Bet

Watching the races is filled with heart-stopping excitement, and placing a bet on your favourite horse is a great way to be a part of the action. But unless you…
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A seafood, jazz & horse racing spectacular concludes Cape Racing Summer Season in Kenilworth

Thousands of food, music and horseracing enthusiasts braved the inclement weather to attend the annual SplashOut Seafood & Jazz Racing Festival at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on Saturday, 24 February. Despite the…
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Race Review: GREEN WITH ENVY reigns supreme in SplashOut Cape Derby (Gr 1)

- Written by Mark van Deventer GREEN WITH ENVY trounced rivals in the SplashOut Cape Derby (Gr1) over 2000m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. The Khaya Stables star came from off the…
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Race Preview: Khaya Stables Diadem Stakes Gr2 (Race 7, 24 Feb ‘24)

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of THUNDERSTRUCK by Chase Liebenberg) THUNDERSTRUCK can provide Sean Tarry and Richard Fourie with a Grade 2 score in the Khaya Stables Diadem…
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Race Preview: SplashOut Cape Derby Gr1 (Race 8 – 24 Feb ‘24)

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of GREEN WITH ENVY by Chase Liebenberg) GREEN WITH ENVY has a favourite’s chance in the SplashOut Cape Derby (Gr1) over 2000m at…
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Race Preview: SplashOut Prix du Cap 2024 Gr3 (Race 6, 24 Feb ‘24)

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of HAPPY CHANCE by Chase Liebenberg) The SplashOut Prix du Cap for fillies and mares is one of the hardest races to predict on…
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Race Preview: City of Cape Town Cape of Good Hope Nursery Gr3 (Race 3, 24 Feb ’24)

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of LITTLE BALLERINA by Chase Liebenberg) 13 precocious babies will load up for the City of Cape Town Cape of Good Hope Nursery,…
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Race Preview: Pongracz Jet Master Stakes

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of ROYAL AUSSIE by Chase Liebenberg) ROYAL AUSSIE ran out of his socks in the L’Ormarins King’s Plate when staying on third behind…
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Race Preview: 17 FEBRUARY 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of BLUE BAY and GREEN WITH ENVY by Chase Liebenberg) BLUE BAY ran ever so well from a wide draw in the Schweppes…
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Race Preview: 12 February 2024

- Written by Mark Van Deventer (Image of CAPTAIN ARROW by Chase Liebenberg) It’s hard to believe that NOON DAY GUN is still a Maiden. The GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT gelding has placed…
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Race Preview: 10 February 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer QHAWEKAZI can clear her Maiden slate in Race 3 against 12 fillies and mares at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth over 1400m on Saturday. (Image of SCHOOL…
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How World Sports Betting Cape Town MET Embodied the True Spirit of Horseracing

 - Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of DOUBLE SUPERLATIVE and Daniel Muscutt by Chase Liebenberg) Many punters were down in the dumps after the listless performance of odds-on favourite,…
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Race Preview: 6 February 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of YELLOWPORSCHEROAD by Chase Liebenberg) Trainer Vaughan Marshall can land a winning double with YELLOWPORSCHEROAD (Race 5) and MONTELENA (Race 7) at Hollywoodbets…
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2024 World Sports Betting Cape Town MET Aftermovie!

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Revamped Cape Grooms School Goes To Next Level!

Article courtesy of  Sporting Post https://www.sportingpost.co.za/cape-racing-a-new-era-is-official/ The Cape Racing Grooms School continues to play a critical role in upskilling a strategically vital support sector of the horseracing industry, and Riding…
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Race Recap: World Sports Betting Cape Town MET

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of DOUBLE SUPERLATIVE by Chase Liebenberg) DOUBLE SUPERLATIVE darted through under visiting British jockey, Daniel Muscutt, to score a 33/1 upset in the…
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Cape Splendour on show at the World Sports Betting Cape Town MET

The best of Cape Town was on show at the 2024 World Sports Betting Cape Town MET yesterday (EDS 27 January) as thousands of spectators gathered to enjoy riveting horse…
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Race Preview: World Sports Betting Cape Town MET 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of SEE IT AGAIN by Chase Liebenberg) At miserly, 4/10 odds, SEE IT AGAIN will go to post as the shortest priced, World…
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Race Preview: City of Cape Town Majorca Stakes 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of PRINCESS CALA by Chase Liebenberg) For much of 2023, there was an aura of invincibility around multiple G1 winner, PRINCESS CALLA, who…
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Race Preview: World Pool Cape Flying Championships WFA G1 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of ISIVUNGUVUNGU by Chase Liebenberg) Canny conditioner, Peter Muscutt has targeted G1 Computaform Sprint hero, ISIVUNGUVUNGU at the World Pool Cape Flying Championships,…
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Race Preview: Hollywoodbets Kenilworth, 20 January 2024

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of GIMMETHEWALTZ by Chase Liebenberg) GIMMETHEWALTZ finished off a 1100m race nicely behind HEAR MY VOICE three weeks ago, and the extra 100m…
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2024 WORLD SPORTS BETTING CAPE TOWN MET DAY PROMISES TO BE A BIG WORLD POOL EVENT

- Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of JET DARK by Chase Liebenberg) The World Pool concept was created by the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) in collaboration with at…
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Barrier Draw Highlights: World Sports Betting Cape Town MET 2024

– Written by Mark van Deventer With Alistair Cohen and Vicky Minott presenting the World Sports Betting Cape Town MET barrier draw in a breezy and humorous fashion on Wednesday evening…
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Cape Racing Gold Rush II

The draw for the R7.5 million Cape Racing Gold Rush II takes place this Wednesday, the same evening that draws are pulled for the World Sports Betting Cape Town Met.…
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Excitement mounts as the 2024 World Sports Betting Cape Town MET approaches

All The World Sports Betting Cape Town MET Ticket Options The countdown to one of the most iconic events on Cape Town’s social calendar – the World Sports Betting Cape…
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Race Preview: 15 January 2024

Focussing on the horse with the highest merit rating of all on Monday’s card at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth could prove helpful. WINTER RAINFALL has been raised to an OMR of 95…
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RACE PREVIEW: 13 JANUARY 2024

– Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of WINDRUNNER by Chase Liebenberg) In the light of what has happened recently, trailing in five lengths off an easing-up RED PALACE has a…
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The Cape – Where Everybody’s A Winner

- Article courtesy of Sporting Post Introducing The Country Championships! Another winner! Ray Charles – or is it Ray Danielson – singing the blues, and the whites, on L’Ormarins King’s…
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Race Report: L’Ormarins King’s Plate

– Written by Mark van Deventer CHARLES DICKENS won the L’Ormarins Kings Plate (WFA) Grade 1 over 1600m to provide owner/breeder Gaynor Rupert’s Drakenstein Stud with “a top experience, and the…
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Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Racecourse Punters Hosted At L’Ormarins King’s Plate

While major horse racing events are synonymous with extravagant displays of fashion, entertainment and celebrity spottings, there is a group of individuals who form a vital part of the racing…
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RACE PREVIEW: CARTIER SCEPTRE STAKES 2024

While there are some single stand-outs or, at least, “boat races” on Saturday’s card where punters can short-select with confidence, the Cartier Sceptre Stakes (G2) over 1200m is deeply contentious…
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RACE PREVIEW: OKAPI LADIES INTERNATIONAL MAIDEN RACE 2024

– Written by Mark van Deventer The L’Ormarins King’s Plate card gets underway at 12h25 on 6 January with the Okapi Ladies International Maiden Race down the straight 1200m course at…
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RACE PREVIEW: CARTIER PADDOCK STAKES 2024

– Written by Mark van Deventer (Image of PRINCELL CALLA by Chase Liebenberg) Horse of the Year, PRINCESS CALLA will be heavily favoured to add yet another G1 to her stellar…
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RACE PREVIEW: L’ORMARINS KING’S PLATE 2024

– Written by Mark van Deventer the 2023 L’Ormarins King’s Plate (WFA), AL MUTHANA caused a serious boil over when stunning 2/9 favourite CHARLES DICKENS, under a superb steer by Bernard…
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PREVIEW OF ANTHONIJ RUPERT WINE PREMIER TROPHY 2024

– Written by Mark van Deventer The Anthonij Rupert Wines Premier Trophy (G2) is Race 5 on Saturday’s card- for- connoisseurs. Off time is 14h50 and 13 entries have accepted. (Image…
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DOZEN DAMSELS UP FOR THE OKAPI INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE!

Dozen Damsels Up For The Okapi International Challenge! The expression ‘don’t try this at home’ exists for a reason. What looks easy from a distance, or from the comfort of…
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PREVIEW OF RACING AT HOLLYWOODBETS KENILWORTH SATURDAY 30TH DECEMBER 2023

  - Written by Mark van Deventer Hollywoodbets Kenilworth presents a challenging nine-race program on Saturday and punters will need to have their wits about them as six of the…
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PREVIEW FOR WEDNESDAY HOLLYWOODBETS KENILWORTH 27TH DECEMBER 2023

Andre Nel’s Canford Cliffs filly, Pushing Limits stayed on well behind Night Vigil on debut and with natural improvement expected rates as the Best Bet on Wednesday’s card at Hollywoodbets…
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HOLLYWOODBETS KENILWORTH PREVIEW 23RD DECEMBER 2023

Races 5 and 6 at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on Saturday could be “boat races” fought out between two rivals. Montelena and Fun Zone are pitched against each other in the 5th,…
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Linebacker has been retired from racing

2021 Jonsson Workwear Cape Derby and Daily News hero, Linebacker has been retired from racing. Part owner Ken Truter announced that the six-year-old gelding will live out his years at…
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Cape Work Riders On the Up

The final Hollywoodbets Western Province Groom School class of 2023 were proudly capped at a graduation ceremony at the Milnerton Training Centre on Monday. The Hollywoodbets Western Cape Regional team,…
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NEWSFLASH: Hollywoodbets Cape Guineas is Sold Out

Hollywoodbets Kenilworth has officially reached its capacity for the Hollywoodbets Cape Guineas and Cape Minstrels Voorsmakie, scheduled to take place on Saturday, 16 December 2023. No further tickets are available…
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SplashOut Victress Stakes (Gr3)

Nine runners will contest the SplashOut Victress Stakes, a G3 for fillies and mares over 1800m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Off time is 14h30 and it’s listed as Race 6 on…
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Ridgemont Peninsula Handicap (Gr3) 2023

A full field will go to the gates in the Ridgemont Peninsula Handicap, a Grade 3 over 1800m. As is typically the case in handicaps, the contention is spread widely,…
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Race Preview: Hollywoodbets Cape Guineas (Gr1)

Arguably, the best prep going into the Hollywoodbets Cape Guineas (Grade 1) was the Cape Punters Cup (G2) three weeks ago - over the same Hollywoodbets Kenilworth course and 1600m…
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Celebrate the best of the Cape at Hollywoodbets Cape Guineas

A colourful celebration of all things Cape Town is set to ring in the bumper summer season in the Mother City at the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Cape Guineas on Saturday,…
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Cape Merchants (Gr2) Review

Cosmic Highway made a dashing move from the back of the field to mug Countdown on the line, and win the Grade 2 Cape Merchants over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth.…
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G2 Cape Merchants Provide Challenging Year-End Exam For Punters

- Written by Mark van Deventer A full field of 16 will line up for the G2 Cape Merchants, and punters will need to burn the midnight oil trying to…
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Race day recap for the World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas 2nd December 2023 at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth.

Saturday showcased fantastic racing at a sunny Hollywoodbets Kenilworth, on a stakes laden card, with Beach Bomb’s come-from-behind win in the World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas (GR1) and See…
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Preview of the wsb.co.za Southern Cross Stakes G2 on Saturday 2 December, 2023

- Written by Mark van Deventer 14 runners contest the wsb.co.za Southern Cross Stakes, a G2 for fillies and mares dashing 1000m down the straight course. It’s carded as Race…
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Alistair Cohen Joins Cape Racing

Alistair Cohen, South Africa’s world-class race caller, has been appointed Senior Manager, Broadcasting and Commentating, for Cape Racing effective November 1st, incidentally his 33rd birthday. The appointment follows Cohen’s periodic…
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Preview of the World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas on Saturday 2 December 2023

- Written by Mark van Deventer Months ago, Candice Bass Robinson extolled the virtues of some lovely young fillies in her care. Beach Bomb and Red Palace have since made…
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Cape Punters Cup Promises All the Action as Racing Returns to Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

A high-quality nine-race programme, headlined by the R500 000 Gr2 Cape Punters Cup, heralds the launch of the Cape Summer Festival Of Champions and marks Cape Racing’s highly anticipated return…
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Mark van Deventer Previews racing at Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Tuesday 21 November 2023

Written by Mark van Deventer Gentleman Joe is running consistently well without reward since returning to action in August, and he gets another chance to crack the code to Number…
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Preview for Saturday racing at Hollywoodbets Durbanville 18 November 2023

- Written by Mark van Deventer Plaza Accord will try get Summerveld trainer, Peter Muscutt’s Cape Summer campaign off to a winning start in the opener on Saturday at Hollywoodbets…
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Preview of Racing at Hollywoodbets Durbanville 14 November 2023

Mark van Deventer previews racing at Hollywoodbets Durbanville Red Palace earned a neat enough rating when beating Metar by 3.5 lengths a month ago at Hollywoodbets Durbanville but the margin…
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THE WOOLAVINGTON STAKES COULD SEE ONE WAY TRAFFIC BACK IN THE WINNERS ENCLOSURE

In Winter 2022, One Way Traffic was at the peak of his powers as a stayer. He’d just hammered Super Silvano in the Doncaster at Hollywoodbets Greyville and seemed poised…
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QUESTIONING PUTS HIS HAND UP TO CONTEND THE HOLLYWOODBETS CAPE GUINEAS IN DECEMBER

Questioning provided the answer to the G3 Cape Classic over 1400m when he won this three-year-old contest full of running. Vaughan Marshall holds this Querari ex Wheredowego gelding in high…
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HOLLYWOODBETS DURBANVILLE CAPE CLASSIC GR3 ON SUNDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2023

The Cape Classic, a G3 over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Durbanville, may help clarify the three-year-old rankings that, up till now, remain somewhat confusing. Green with Envy, Questioning and My Golly…
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Updated Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Return Date

Cape Racing announces changes to the dates of certain feature race meetings this summer as a result of the ongoing construction, renovation and enhancement works at Hollywoodbets. Racing will now…
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Cape Racing’s 2024 sales dates present top pin-hooking opportunities

Cape Racing’s Sales Division has announced dates for the two remaining auction sales to be held in 2024. The Cape Racing Winter Yearling Sale will take place on Friday, 31…

Cape Trainers Embrace Innovative Syndication Strategies

Cape Racing’s bespoke horse syndication initiatives have had the desired effect, confirming the good early growth anticipated. More of the region’s trainers have come on board with customised offers on…
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Ebrahim Khan is back as an owner with three Ready To Run purchases

Ebrahim Khan, one of South Africa’s leading thoroughbred owners in the early and mid-2000s, has made a welcome return to the sport via purchases at last Sunday’s Ready To Run…
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Excellent results from a diverse buyer’s bench at the 2023 Ready To Run Sale

Cape Racing’s 2023 Ready To Run and Unbroken Two-Year-Old Sale staged at Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Sunday concluded with improved and satisfactory results on the back of an excellent turnout of…
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TAIL OF THE COMET SHINES IN CAPE RACING SALES READY TO RUN STAKES 2023

Tail of the Comet won as an odds- on shot should, when he pulverised opposition in the 1400m Cape Ready to Run Stakes (for three- year- olds) staged at Hollywoodbets…
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Now This Was A Bok Of A Sale!

Buoyed by a wave of positivity permeating every corner of local racing, coupled with the pulsating victory of Sean Tarry’s 2022 graduate Tail Of The Comet in the associated sales…
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Mark van Deventer Previews Racing at Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Tuesday 24th OCTOBER 2023

Pineapplemintgreen has missed narrowly the last two tries at Hollywoodbets Durbanville and trainer Eric Sands will be hoping its third time lucky in Race 3, a Maiden for fillies and…
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Come CY the Durbanville FestiVille is the first of its kind

The Durbanville FestiVille, in partnership with Cape Racing, kicks off on 29th October 2023 at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. Enjoy some of SA’s most popular international and craft beers while being entertained…
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Get Ready for the Racing Renaissance

Cape Racing’s Summer Season of Champions: A Fusion of Heritage, Elegance, Excitement, and Innovation Cape Town – Cape Racing’s Summer Season of Champions is almost here! The seven-feature race extravaganza…
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Klawervlei’s depth of pedigrees at R2R Sale

On Sunday, Klawervlei Stud, multiple champion breeders, will sell eight lots as an agent at the Ready To Run and Unbroken Two-Year-Old Sale. The auction will be staged at Hollywoodbets…
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CAPE RACING SALES READY TO RUN STAKES 2023

In only a short, three start career, Tail of the Comet has shown versatility and class. Having won down the straight on debut at Hollywoodbets Scottsville when punted with conviction,…
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Woodhill’s four are ready to raise the bar

Glen Kotzen speaks with enthusiasm about the four lots he has consigned via Woodhill Racing to the 2023 Ready To Run and Two-Year-Old Unbroken Sale at Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Sunday.…
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Sally’s four will hit the targets at Ready To Run

Veteran breeder Sally Bruss has consigned four lots under her Target Acquired banner to Sunday’s Ready To Run and Unbroken Two-Year-Old Sale at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. “We have four nice horses…
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They Are Ready To Run for Hopes and Dreams!

Leading owners Suzette and Basie Viljoen, intent on scaling similarly impressive heights as thoroughbred breeders, will present the first-ever draft of their Hopes and Dreams Stud at the Ready To…
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More ‘showroom quality’ from Soetendal Estate

Soetendal Estate, Wellington, is renowned for presenting ‘showroom quality’ horses yearly at various auction sales. Soetendal has another draft of genuine quality at the 2023 Ready To Run and Two-Year-Old…
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Riethuiskraal’s R2R Filly Comes from a Potent Female Line

Riethuiskraal Stud has a single representative at the Cape Racing Ready To Run and Two-Year-Old Unbroken Sale at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. Named Palace Of Justice (Lot 83), she is a daughter…
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Double Bonus Incentive on 23 Lots at Ready To Run and Unbroken Two-Year-Old- Sale

A Double Bonus Incentive is available to buyers bidding at Cape Racing’s Ready To Run and Unbroken Two-Year-Old Sale at Hollywoodbets Durbanville this Sunday, 22 October. Twenty-three lots at this…
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Precocious types in strong Ridgemont draft

Ridgemont Stud will present 11 choice lots at the 2023 Cape Racing Ready To Run and Two-Year-Old Unbroken Sale at Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Sunday, 22 October. Ridgemont Julia Kieswetter highlighted…
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Oscar Foulkes Excited about a classy Normandy Stud draft

This year marks 34 years since Normandy Stud first started taking two-year-olds to ready to run sales. The top-class sprinter Knife Edge was in that first draft, followed two years…
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HIGH FIVE FOR SNAITH RACING

Justin Snaith is fiercely competitive, and he spoke recently about the need to maintain an edge in the training game. Complacency and resting on one’s laurels does not work in…
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Maine Chance Farms has two excellent racing prospects coming to the Cape Racing Ready To Run and Unbroken Two-Year-Old Sale

Maine Chance Farms has two excellent racing prospects coming to the Cape Racing Ready To Run and Unbroken Two-Year-Old Sale at Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Sunday, 22 October. Yearling Manager Danni…
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Domeyer Steers home Charles Dickens and Golden Hostess in the Hollywoodbets Matchem and Diana Stakes!

As expected, champion miler, Charles Dickens and champ sprinter, Gimme a Prince duked it out in the Hollywoodbets Matchem Stakes at Weight for Age over 1400m with Charles Dickens, the…
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Golden Hostess Looks to open her Cape Summer Season Campaign on Saturday

- Written by Mark van Deventer Based on the official merit ratings, 15/10 fave Golden Hostess (OMR 116) may have a class edge over six rivals in the G3 1400m…
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Your First Big Win Of 2024!

The countdown to the 162nd edition of one of South Africa’s greatest races commenced in earnest on Friday, 29 September, with the unveiling of the event theme that will get…
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Charles Dickens is a short price favourite for the Hollywoodbets Matchem Stakes Gr3

Charles Dickens takes on Gimme a Prince – an outstanding miler versus a brilliant sprinter in the 1400m G3 Matchem Stakes at Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Saturday. This clash for connoisseurs…
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Hollywoodbets Durbanville Racemeeting – Final Decision On Saturday

After record rainfalls and widespread flooding throughout the Western Cape in recent weeks, all the attention is on Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Saturday where the Hollywoodbets Gr3 Matchem Stakes and the…

Gulf Racing Club makes the ownership journey a special experience

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”, – reads an eye-catching phrase from the promotional material for the Gulf Racing Club, established in Dubai in 2021…
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Tail Of The Comet Tops 2023 Ready To Run Stakes Log

The Cape Racing Ready to Run Stakes log has been published, featuring the current Top 20 in order of merit rating. The R600,000 race, restricted to eligible graduates from the…
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The Potjiekos Showdown winners have been announced!

Well done to the Kapaters who cooked up their delicious Boerbok Pot Met Koring. The judges were well impressed with their presentation and flavour combinations! World Cup Winners came in…
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Mark van Deventer previews the Hollywoodbets Settlers Trophy

The Hollywoodbets Settlers Trophy (Listed) over 2000m is a complex puzzle to solve as it’s a handicap. Horses are set varying weights to, in theory at least, give all an…
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The Countdown has Begun!

Breaking News! The countdown to the World Sports Betting Cape Town Met has officially begun. Can you guess the theme? Get ready for all the glam, glitz and glory on…
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Hollywoodbets Matchem and Diana Stakes on Saturday, September 30th, at the fabulous Hollywoodbets Durbanville.

Horse Of The Year Charles Dickens is set to return to racing at the Bubbles and Blossoms Raceday featuring the Hollywoodbets Matchem and Diana Stakes on Saturday, September 30th, at…
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Call In The Covers! Cape Racing Innovates

All roads lead to Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Saturday Source: Sporting Post | September 20, 2023 Mother Nature has bowled Greg Bortz and his Cape Racing team a few bumpers over…
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Late return to Hollywoodbets Kenilworth sees date changes for Cape feature races

Cape Town - Cape Racing wishes to inform patrons, clients and the public that racing will return to Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on 11 November, later than initially scheduled, due to essential,…
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Inspector Wylie gives big ‘thumbs-up’ for Premier Sale candidates

Bloodstock consultant Ric Wylie inspected 240 horses earmarked by various stud farms for the Cape Racing Premier Yearling Sale on Thursday, 25 January 2024, at the Cape Town International Convention…
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Cape Racing Implements New Local Race Condition

Cape Racing has implemented a new local race condition, which states as follows:   “Any horse that is the subject of a pending or ongoing NHA investigation or inquiry pertaining to…
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Kick off Heritage Day at Hollywoodbets Durbanville with Braai & Gallop!

We're keeping the local extremely lekker this Heritage Day at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. Mark your calendars as the Hollywoodbets Settlers Trophy returns to form on Saturday, September 23rd at Hollywoodbets Durbanville.…
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Get Involved in the Hollywoodbets Spring Country Series

Hollywoodbets customers stand a chance to WIN their share of over R100 000 in betting vouchers! To enter, you need to bet R15 or more on the Hollywoodbets Spring Country Series…

Cape Racing’s Syndication Initiative takes off

Cape Racing's recently announced syndication initiative programme has sparked plenty of interest among trainers and aspiring new racehorse owners. Based on promoting ownership within the region and expanding and transforming…
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Adam Azzie to Raid Cape Town with Long-term Plans Afoot

Adam Azzie to raid Cape Town with long-term plans afoot Cape Town Up-and-coming trainer Adam Azzie will send 20 horses from Randjesfontein to compete in Cape Town this summer. He…
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Janse van Vuuren Opens Milnerton Satellite Yard

Cape Town - Johan Janse Van Vuuren, who enjoyed a career-best 5th place on the South African National Trainers Log in the 2022/3 season with 79 winners and R10,95 million…
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HOLLYWOODBETS DURBANVILLE PREVIEW FOR 5 SEPTEMBER 2023

Strata gets the ideal set-up in Race 1 at Hollywoodbets Durbanville over 1000m, having found six panels a stretch at her most recent tries. The speedy Canford Cliffs filly with…
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Ready to Run and Unbroken 2yo Sale moves back to Hollywoodbets Durbanville

Cape Racing Sales have announced that the 2023 CRS Ready to Run and Unbroken 2yo Sale will change venue from Hollywoodbets Kenilworth to its former home at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. The…
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2023 EQUUS AWARDS RESULTS

Results for the 2022/23 Equus Awards   Champion Two-year-old Female (Distance Immaterial) Winner: Mrs Geriatrix   Champion Two-year-old Male (Distance Immaterial) Winner: Sandringham Summit   Champion Three-year-old Female (Distance Immaterial)…
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Cape Racing and the Cape Breeders Club Awards 2022/23

Cape Racing and the Cape Breeders Club will honour and acknowledge the region’s equine and human star performers of the 2022/23 season at the traditionally combined awards function held at…
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Cape Racing Preview for 26th August 2023

Bad draws can be overcome with a quick start and assertive riding tactics, just as the advantage of a seemingly favourable inside barrier in contests around the turn can be…
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WOMEN’S MONTH FEATURE – JO MARI FOURIE OF RIETHUISKRAAL STUD

Jo Mari Fourie is living a dream working with thoroughbreds at Riethuiskraal Stud, on the banks of the Goukou River, 15kms out on the approaches to Stilbaai. Humbly describing herself…
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19th AUGUST PREVIEW FOR RACING AT HOLLYWOODBETS DURBANVILLE

Coastal Commander is a ready-made Bipot banker in Race 2 over 1250m at Hollywoodbets Durbanville and can confidently be hooked up in fixed odds multiples as well, on the back…
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WOMEN’S MONTH FEATURE ODDS ON COLOURS, FIONA MCLEOD

Fiona McLeod’s business Odds On Colours has thrived for 30 years since she started her working adventure, with Vaughan Marshall as her first customer in Durban in 1994. Marshall’s initial…
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Hollywoodbets Durbanville Preview: Saturday 12 August 2023

Saturday’s path to punting profits can start with Triptothewoods in Race 1 at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. Justin Snaith’s improving filly makes plenty of appeal coming out of a key Maiden a…
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Latest Incentive Announced – RaceCape Sets the Pace!

Launched by the new Cape Racing team on 1 September 2022 as a first in South African racing history, the innovative RaceCape incentive, powered by Hollywoodbets, proved a real winner…
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Hollywoodbets Durbanville Preview: Thursday 3rd August 2023

Bettors will need to pay careful attention at the first meeting back at Hollywoodbets Durbanville to see if a track bias is in play.
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International Ownership works out brilliantly

If Dr Jill and John Warner invite you to join them as racehorse owners, the wise move is to gratefully accept the offer without a moment’s hesitation.

Yataghan Racing Syndicate

Simon van Zuydam, Mark Rutherfoord, Marcus Nel, Greg De Marigny, Brett Hagen and Charles Hiten are all equal shareholders in the Yataghan Racing Syndicate.

Centenary Syndicate Success

Syndicated ownership of racehorses is a practical solution that helps manage the inherent risk and costs of first buying, then keeping thoroughbreds in training.
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