The third leg of the SA Triple Crown, the SA Derby, will be run on Champions Day, Saturday 30 April, at Turffontein and the Grade 1 race will decide whether Mike Azzie-trained Abashiri joins an elite group of only two heroes to win all three legs.
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Turffontein Racecourse in Johannesburg or Kenilworth in Cape Town are excellent places to spend Easter Saturday.
Triple Crown and Triple Tiara fever is rife in Johannesburg as fans anticipate Saturday’s big Guineas meeting at Turffontein – which just happens to coincide with the mouth-watering Joburg Prawn Festival.
Come to Turffontein Racecourse on Saturday 27 February for what will be a feast for all the senses.
For both established horseracing fans as well as those new to the sport, a day at the races is an exhilarating, social day out. To add to this quality of the experience, Turffontein and the racecourses in the Western Cape are offering interested racegoers the opportunity to go on a tour of the venue and get a first-hand behind-the-scenes look at all the different elements that make horseracing the thrilling sport it is.