In October, we reported on a three-horse offering to race in the UAE under the care of trainer Fawzi Nass. The three Argentinian-bred colts had been purchased to run in South Africa, but after the government imposed an import ban on itself, it was decided to reroute the horses to the UAE. The three colts […]
Gulf Racing Club, active in the UAE, South Africa and Australia, have purchased two exciting racing prospects in Argentina. Three-year-olds, Athan and Condor Pasa, will be aimed at racing in the UAE and trained by up-and-coming Fawzi Nass at his Grandstand Stables in Dubai. Described by Gulf Racing Club as “The Jewel in our Desert […]
Cape Racing has announced the launch of an industry-first exciting new syndication incentive program.
The initiative will be run through Cape Racing’s recently unveiled Cape Turf Club membership body. The initiative is based on promoting ownership within the region and on expanding and transforming the ownership ranks. Owners within a syndicate will have the option to join the Cape Turf Club as syndicate members, if they are not NHA […]
Have a look at what’s new in the season ahead Launched by the new Cape Racing team on 1 September 2022 as a first in South African racing history, the innovative RaceCape incentive, powered by Hollywoodbets, proved a real winner last term and injected over R13,5 million into the pockets of stakeholders, in the process […]
Cape Racing has announced an expansion of its highly successful juvenile programme. Historically, early juvenile races would gather field sizes of six or seven runners. Introducing the new juvenile programme completely broke the mould of poor participation in these races! For example, at the end of November 2022, at least thirty participants ran in the […]
Cape Racing has announced the launch of an industry-first exciting new syndication incentive program. The initiative will be run through Cape Racing’s recently unveiled Cape Turf Club membership body. The initiative is based on promoting ownership within the region and on expanding and transforming the ownership ranks. Owners within a syndicate will have the option […]
The Gulf Racing Club registered its first win from the South African office. SPRING PALACE pulled off a smart win in a Maiden Juvenile Plate over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. SPRING PALACE had put up good work at home prior to his debut, only to put in a “too bad to be true” effort when […]
The Cape’s summer season is drawing to a close with the traditional season closer, the Cape Derby, to be held on 25 February at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth.
This season drew a record number of participants from around the country, breaking field size records not seen in the Cape for many years. As we approach our winter months, Cape Racing seeks to build on the momentum gathered and is proud to announce continued increases to our prize money levels and further increases to […]
A new purchase has been added to the group. Top level sprinter BARZALONA has been purchased by the Gulf Racing Club. The four year-old is coming off a fantastic run in The Bantry Bay Stakes. He finished 6th, beaten only 2.80 lengths by Surjay and Kommetdieding. It will be a quick turn around for his […]
SPRING PALACE Kurt Felix, the South African principle for the Gulf Racing Club, went to R400 000 to secure the colt SPRING PALACE. Carded as Lot 56 on the sale, the POTALA PALACE colt was a physical stand out for the team. He possessed the quality and scope of a miler, showing enough speed in […]