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Turffontein - Saturday, 17 April 2021

Big card with The Queen running!

Clocking the Gallop - Nico Kritsiotis/Neil Andrews

Empress Club Stakes Day at Turffontein

Good morning Clocking The Gallop followers. It's been a busy week covering the National Yearling Sales this week but an added benefit is that we have had some opportunity to chat to the jockeys and trainers about their runners at Turffontein today. Find out what Nico and Neil have found out and what the general buzz is for today's Royal race day.

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GEE GEE Gaming horse of the year

An absolute must watch - produced by Andrew Bon

The GG Gaming team now go behind the scenes to see how PICTURE BOOK, an unheralded son of Jay Peg, is in the care of Julie Taylor

In order to understand the GEE GEE Gaming horse of the year we are going to illustrate this honour by looking at great former champions.

Jay Peg is our first Candidate. He won all four major 3yo races including the Cape Classic, Selangore Trophy, Colts Guineas and The Derby. He then went on to win the Dubai Duty Free and the Singapore International, to become South Africas all time champion stake earner at over 40 MILLION SAR.

GG Gaming horse of the year continued...

Recent Winners
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Trainer: Paul Peter
Jockey: Warren Kennedy
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Trainer: Paul Matchett
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
South Africa South Africa 2021-04-17  Turffontein
Trainer: Weiho Marwing
Jockey: Weichong Marwing
South Africa South Africa 2021-04-17  Turffontein
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: Gavin Lerena
South Africa South Africa 2021-04-17  Turffontein
Trainer: Paul Peter
Jockey: Xola Jacobs


News and Views

HSH Princess Charlene Empress Club Stakes

Saturday, 17 April 2021

"With Summer Pudding looking a 'shoo-in', how can punters make money in Saturday's HSH Princess Charlene Empress Club Stakes at Turffontein? The answer could be to take swingers with Lucky Houdalakis's runner Wisteria Walk, whilst I believe that Lady of steel is a massive runner." - Andrew Bon

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RABADA colt at the National Yearling Sales

Friday, 16 April 2021

RABADA colt at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2021. Video produced by Andrew Bon.

A beautiful but yet growing colt by Rabada out of a Kinngmambo} mare who is in turn out of a Saddlers Wells mare.

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The Stage Set for Racing Royalty

Thursday, 15 April 2021

by Gary Lemke, supplied by

They used to reckon that racing is the activity of royalty – hence the name “The Sport of Kings” – and Saturday’s meeting at Turffontein seems to bear that out, with the main event being the Grade 1 HSH Princess Charlene Empress Club Stakes.

The race will be run over 1600m and Princess Charlene, a former Olympic swimmer for South Africa, has always done her bit to promote interest in her country of upbringing and horse racing. Therefore, it’s probably fitting that the highest-rated filly in the land, and one of our most popular horses, is in the race.

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CELESTIAL CITY's progress - Andrew Bon reports

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Nico and Neil (from Clocking the Gallop) introduce the progress of last year's sale topper at the TBA Sales complex 2020.

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Meeting Fiso Hadebe

Thursday, 15 April 2021

A breath of fresh air at the TBA Natiuonal Sales. A new man with an auctioneer's hammer in his hand.

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Maine Chance at the National Yearling Sales

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Maine Chance at the National Yearling Sales 2021.

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Spring Valley Stud

Sunday, 11 April 2021

Spring Valley Stud has been established in Mooi River, KZN Midlands for 18 years and been fortunate enough to breed Grade 1 winners including DUNFORD, BUY AND SELL, COUNT THE MONEY, INDISCREET FANTASY and Stakes Winners SILVER FANTASY, PERSONAL FANTASY, SILVER AGE, KING OF TORTS, GRISHAM, MALINGA, LONDON CALL, etc.

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The Hennenman air disaster of 12 April 1988

Saturday, 10 April 2021

Today's Turffontein races are held in memory of the Hennenman air disaster of 12 April 1988 where thirteen jockeys, five race officials, two owners and one trainer tragically died.

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