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Browsing: Racing. It’s A Rush
Cape Town – The efforts of the members of the Coastal Jockeys Association, led by jockeys MJ Byleveld and Greg Cheyne, to raise money for two worthy causes – the Western Cape Equine Trust and the Western Province Groom School – led to Durbanville’s biggest crowd of the season last Saturday and an amount of R40,000 was raised for each charity.
A Charity Raceday organised by the Coastal Jockeys Association will take place at Durbanville on Saturday October 10 and features the popular Jockeys’ Chase, in which 12 riders compete in a 100m running race sponsored by the South African Association of Professional Farriers.
As a kick-start to Summer In The City of Johannesburg, The City Deck Coffee Shop will be opening at Turffontein on Saturday.
World Sports Betting, who came on board as sponsors of the recent Super Supreme Series, have furthered their involvement in racing and will be sponsoring this Saturday’s Grade 2 R400,000 Jo’Burg Spring Challenge and Grade 2 Jo’Burg Spring Fillies and Mares Challenge over 1450m.