It was a record-breaking afternoon for organisers of the annual Tellytrack Christmas Tree event at Turffontein Racecourse last weekend, with R500,000 raised for a number of worthy causes.
Browsing: Racing. It’s A Rush
There’s reason to dress up and get to Kenilworth Racecourse this weekend for the running of the Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes presented by CTS.
Mark van Deventer: Last Tuesday saw the last Durbanville meeting staged before it closes for a revamp. Poor punters who labelled the venue “Robbery Park” as well as connections reluctant to risk valuable horses at the tricky track are unlikely to feel too sentimental.
It is often regarded as the “Friendly City”, but come 30 October Port Elizabeth and its racehorse trainers will be looking to get one over on the raiders in this year’s renewal of the Betting World Algoa Cup.
If the thought of watching the Johannesburg skyline light up on a summer evening appeals then night racing at Turffontein Racecourse is the best way to experience it – as the city slows after yet another frantic day.