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GG Gaming Cape MET Preview Part 1

Sunday, 24 January 2021

In this the first of a three part series of exclusive interviews, we proudly present Justin Snaith and Candice Bass-Robinson about their met day feature runners.

This video was produced and presented by Andrew Bon

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Brett Meselle's racing legacy

Sunday, 24 January 2021

Brett fought the good fight.

Much has been written and said about the character of Brett after his passing. The vast majority of what has been discussed, in short, is praise about his outlook of truth and his distaste for corruption.

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Advocate Brett Maselle - a sad day for racing

Saturday, 23 January 2021

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It is with great sadness that Formgrids reports the passing of Advocate Brett Maselle, on Friday, 22 January 2020.

"I and staff of Formgrids offer our deepest condolences to Brett's family," says David Safi, founder of Formgrids, "he will always be remembered for standing his ground for truth no matter the consequences to him during his involvement in SA horseracing."

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Results: Dubai World Cup Carnival - 21 Jan

Thursday, 21 January 2021

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Kenilworth delivers top racing on MET day

Thursday, 21 January 2021

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The Kenilworth MET day meeting on Saturday, 30 January 2021 will deliver a bumper day of racing. The meeting consists of 12 races with the first race starting at 11:50.

Standby for a panel discussion on the MET by prominent racing professionals on Formgrids Radio! Announcement soon!

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SEA COTTAGE STAKES (Gr 3) for 3 year-olds

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

On Saturday the 23rd January at 15:45 the Grade 3 SEA COTTAGE STAKES for three year olds will be run on the Inside course over 1800m at Turffontein for R125 000 prize money.

Ten useful 3 year old colts and geldings will compete in what is classed as a Grade 3 event.

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Dubai World Cup Carnival

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

The Dubai World Cup Carnival 2021 is worth about US$6 million in prize money and will be held across seven race meetings, running from January to March.

The carnival opens with the first race on Thursday, 21 January, 2021.

It is a carnival of top-class international race days contested by the most high-profile owners, trainers, horses and jockeys in the world. It runs alongside the domestic racing at Meydan season.

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Excitement building for the Cape Town MET

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

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The 2021 R1 million Cape Town MET to be run at Kenilworth on Saturday 30 January is now less than two weeks away. Field down to 17 runners.

Race:Cape Town MET
Date:30 January 2021
Type:Grade 1
Dist:2000m
Surf:Turf
Prize:R1 000 000

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Cape Town MET

Saturday, 16 January 2021

The Cape Town MET field has whittled down to the final group of runners. This annual horseracing event will take place on 30 January 2021 and will, unfortunately, not allow spectators for the first time in the history of the event.

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JET DARK stuns elders in dramatic LQP

Sunday, 10 January 2021

JET DARK, the only three year-old in the 2021 G1 Queen’s Plate delivered a knockout blow to accomplished older horses in a 1600m epic, just as Gimmethegreenlight had managed for the self-same training outfit, Snaith Racing (Justin Snaith), when also pitted against the big guns as a three year old in 2012.

After HURRICANE HARRY had set a steady pace with CIRILLO and SILVER OPERATOR stalking, it was RAINBOW BRIDGE who made what seemed the decisive move in deep stretch down the centre of the Kenilworth Summer course.

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QUEEN SUPREME - CARTIER PADDOCK STAKES

Sunday, 10 January 2021

It was mission fulfilled for QUEEN SUPREME (IRE) in the Cartier Paddock Stakes (G1) as she doubled up on last year's romp in this prestigious WFA contest for fillies and mares.

The Irish-bred, Exceed and Excel mare stamped her class in a true run 1800m after HEART STWINGS had set a torrid pace. What A Winter mare, CLOUDS UNFOLD, herself a G1 winner snared three year-old, PRINCESS CALLA in a head bobber for second.

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JET DARK wins the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate

Saturday, 09 January 2021

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CELTIC SEA wins the CARTIER SCEPTRE STAKES

Friday, 08 January 2021

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L'Ormarins Queens Plate Day with GGGaming

Friday, 08 January 2021

Andrew Bon tells you the story behind Silvano and gives you some pointers to the big race at Kenilworth on January 9 2021 - the L'Ormarins Queens Plate Gr1.

Place your L'ormarins Queens Plate Festival bets with GGGaming.

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L'Ormarins Queen's Plate with GG Gaming

Wednesday, 06 January 2021

GG Gaming takes you behind the scenes to speak to South Africa’s champion trainer, Sean Tarry, about his charges in the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate and in the Cartier Sceptre Stakes.

We then speak to Paul Peter, the trainer of South Africa’s horse of the year, Summer Pudding, who runs in the Cartier Paddock Stakes.

Produced and narrated by Andrew Bon.

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GG Gaming betting open for L'Ormarins

Tuesday, 05 January 2021

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Racecards now available for L'Ormarins

Monday, 04 January 2021

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Start your study early!

Race cards for the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Festival are now loaded.

Friday, 8 January 2021Kenilworth8 races
Saturday, 9 January 2021Kenilworth10 races
L'ORMARINS QUEEN'S PLATEGrade 1 (WFA)Race 7

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L'Ormarins Queen's Plate - past races

Monday, 04 January 2021

Down memory lane. Here is a list of videos from past L'Ormarins Queen's Plate races.

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L'Ormarins Queen's Plate

Sunday, 03 January 2021

The running of the 160th Queen's Plate and fifth year of the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Racing Festival takes place on Friday, 8 and Saturday, 9 January 2021. The L'Ormarins Queen's Plate is South Africa's oldest and most prestigious horserace.

Date:Friday, 8 and Saturday, 9 January 2021
Venue:Kenilworth Racecourse, Cape Town
Time:12:00 – 18:00
Note:Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, no public spectators will be allowed on course for the 2021 event.

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Happy New Year

Thursday, 31 December 2020

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Formgrids Media

Racecard sort option explained

For all Formgrids users who don't like the sequence the card is in for KZN races, there is an option in Formgrids to view the card the way you are used to.

See this short video created by Formgrids Radio which explains this.

L'Ormarins Queen's Plate

The Gem of South African racing

With more than 150 years of following racing between them, the Clocking The Gallop panel of Graeme Hawkins, Mike Wanklin, Neil Andrews and Nico Kritsiotis discuss their memories of and the importance of the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate to the South African racing calendar.

John Smith on racing in Zimbabwe

In a day and age when horse racing needs all the support it can get, step in Mr. CJ "John" Smith, one of the pioneers of racing syndication in Zimbabwe let alone the world, and listen in to a fascinating story of how racing world-wide can survive, purely reliant on the resilience and passion of ALL involved as proven and shown in a country on life support. Not only those looking for self-acclamation and monetary profit!


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