Gavin Lerena

Louis the Stallion King

Geoff Woodruff’s stable star is set to stand at stud at Sorrento Stud. Triple Crown winner Louis The King will be managed by Kerry Jack for his new career.





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Lammerskraal Stud

Lammerskraal Stud

Lammerskraal Stud Sponsored by LAMMERSKRAAL STUD Lammerskraal Webpage For more information on Lammerskraal, please click here...



WHILE Gimmethegreenlight emerged as the leading local first season sire, an Australian-based son of More Than Ready is also off to a fine start in Australia and New Zealand, with eight first-crop winners to his name. We are of course referring to American-bred Pluck...

Royal Badge Annihilated the Opposition

Royal Badge Annihilated the Opposition

Royal Badge annihilated the opposition in the Gr3 Cape Summer Stayers Handicap. Trying the distance of 2500m for the first time he showed no signs of stopping and won most impressively by 2.75 lengths. This talented gelding has now won 4 out of 11 starts and was also...



VARSFONTEIN’S young stallion Gimmethegreenlight bagged the freshman sire championship at the conclusion of a cracking first season which saw him sire 14 first crop winners. He joins Var and barn-mate Judpot as just one of three stallions to have sired both a...

Ashaawes lands 4 wins in 5 days

Ashaawes lands 4 wins in 5 days

Ashaawes lands 4 wins in 5 days including a super double at Kenilworth with Ashfahan and Saint Roch. Looking forward to seeing his progeny Asstar and Omaha Tribe run on Sun Met day. Asstar in the Gr1 Sprint and Omaha Tribe in the Gr1 Derby.  



CLASSIC LINES - SIZE, QUALITY AND BALANCE IF the looks of these newly-turned Varsfontein-bred yearlings by Master Of My Fate are anything to go by, his future as a stallion looks assured! Click here to view his yearlings

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Interesting formline

On the 2nd January at Turffontein the Tarry trained 4 year old gelding SHIMMERING BROOK broke his Maiden over a mile, there were nine runners, six of them have come out to win and SHIMMERING BROOK himself won again so 7 wins out of the complete formline, only two...

Formgrids hits 20 million pages per year!

Formgrids users are viewing over 20 million pages a year as recorded via Google stats. "Up to now we have given this service free to the horse racing industry believing that our efforts are contributing to the well being of the sport," says David Safi, the founder of...

Formgrids V3 is now up

Hi all Formgridians: Formgrids V3 is now up. There are still a few teething problems being ironed out. You are welcome to use the system but be mindful of the odd error here and there. Should mostly be sorted out by tomorrow. {{italic}}The Formgrids...

Laughing all the way to the bank

Messrs F M Carruthers & Ian Robinson proud owners of the winner of South Africa's richest race ever THE CTS MILLION DOLLAR race run at Kenilworth Cape Town. ILLUMINATOR 3 c (Trippi (USA) - Pacific Lights by Al Mufti (USA)). Trained by Glen R Puller, ridden by...

Geoff Woodruff

Well done to Geoff Woodruff for getting the first two places in the Sansui Summer Cup. Place Horse Trainer Jockey 1st MASTER SABINA Geoff Woodruff Gavin Lerena 2nd DEO JUVENTE Geoff Woodruff Sean Cormack 3rd FRENCH NAVY Sean Tarry Raymond...

Sansui Summer Cup Review

Thanks to Michael Clower for the commenatry on this great event. Epsom-born Geoff Woodruff excelled even his own previous Summer Cup efforts to send out both first and second to take the great Johannesburg race for the third successive...

Chad le Clos. He is UNBELIEVABLE

Chad showed he was everything his father told us when making a surprise appearance at the 2012 Discover Leadership Summit. Sports scientist Tim Noakes stepped in at the eleventh hour after a high profile dropped out. Midway through the presentation he brought a...

The Sansui Summer Cup

With a total of 12 races run over the course of the day and early evening, and a staggering stake of R2 million being contested from in the main race, this truly is Jozi’s premier horse racing and social...