Crawford Racing Blog

Mark van Deventer joins Crawford Racing

Horse racing journalist Mark van Deventer has just been appointed to Brett Crawford Racing. He will assist in communication with owners and by adding content to the www.crawfordracing.net website. Mark has a degree in...

Tribute to Mike Bass

71 year old Mike Bass has recently handed over the reins to his daughter Candice four decades after starting out as a trainer. The veteran fell gravely ill at last year’s Cape Breeders Awards,...

Fiery Chevauchee Filly wins Ladies Mile

The daughter of High Chaparral had her second stakes victory, from an overall of 3 wins and 3 places from 6 starts, in the form of the R150 000 Listed Ladies Mile at Kenilworth on...

Alexis Steals a win in the Tibouchina Stakes

Alexis knows how to pack a punch when she needs to, and she illustrated this clearly at the R400 000 Gr 2 Tibouchina Stakes at Greyville in June. Silver Mountain, one of the favourites...

Chevauchee wins Olympic Duel Stakes

Australian-bred Chevauchee earned herself her first Black Type this past weekend by winning the R150 000 Listed Olympic Duel Stakes, held at Kenilworth Racecourse last Saturday. She had a good prep leading into the race,...

Captain America to defend his Oppenheimer Title

Green Point Stakes Winner Captain America has been in Johannesburg for the past month preparing for the much anticipated Grade 1 HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes. He is defending his title from last year...

J&B Met coming around the bend

There was a buzz of excitement as the J&B Met gallops went underway this morning at Kenilworth. All were surprised when the top three on the merit rating list (Futura, Captain America and Legislate)...

Day of Dreams

Declarations are due today at 11h00 for the inaugural Investec Day of Dreams, which takes place on Saturday the 23rd of January 2016. The final fields for the three major races will be announced...