Know where you stand

SA DOMESTIC HORSE RACING POPULATION MERIT RATINGS ADJUSTMENT 1 AUGUST 2019 Over the past few seasons it has been observed that a general decline in the Merit Ratings of South African domiciled horses was occurring, and that the trend has continued despite the blanket six pounds raise to all Merit Ratings which came into effect…

Candy Apple is sweet

Horses can be difficult to fathom, the worst being what is know in the trade as morning glories horses that show any amount of ability on the training track but run below expectations when in a race proper. First race winner Candy Apple was a recent example until yesterday. The stipendiary stewards had him tagged…