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Sparkling Jubilee shows heart

Sparkling Jubilee shows heart

Diane de Kock and Chris Haynes have had a good journey with Heversham-bred Sparkling Jubilee, who showed a lot of courage winning under 62kg at the Vaal on 27 June, riddden by her favourite jockey, Diego de Gouveia. This was Sparkling...

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MK’s Pride to stud at Heversham Park

MK’s Pride to stud at Heversham Park

MK’s Pride, the Grade 1 winning entire by Willow Magic, will become the first black-owned horse to take up stallion duties when he retires to stud at Advocate Nigel and Kat Riley’s Heversham Park Farm in Gauteng this week. The popular chestnut...

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Another winner for Pomodoro

Another winner for Pomodoro

Golden Aspen won the eighth race of her career, taking a MR66 Handicap at the Vaal on Thursday, 28 May. She’s delighted owners Coenie Strydom, Jannie de Lange and Spies Racing with her courage during her career and, at five, she’s...

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Elektra wins more prizes

Elektra wins more prizes

Heversham’s dynamic due of Elektra Riley and her ‘pink’ pony Cheyenne, were again among the prizes at Sanesa Ekurhuleni & Sedibeng Q3 competion held between 16 and 19 May. They were awarded first prize for Dressage Novice...

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Where are our veteran jockeys?

Where are our veteran jockeys?

Here is a photo of the veteran jockeys who competed in the Steelworks Veterans Race at Greyville in April 1992. Top (left to right), are Gerald Turner, Paul Gadsby, Kenny Michel, Snowy Reid, Bill Harvey, Tex Lerena, Benny Little, Ron Phillips...

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Heversham-bred wins again

Heversham-bred wins again

Congratulations to Diane de Kock and Chris Haynes, who own Heversham Park-bred Sparkling Jubilee (Oratorio), a good MR66 winner over 1600m at the Vaal on 7 May. She is a daughter of Zirconeum and was bought as a wedding anniversary present for...

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A little jewel on the farm!

A little jewel on the farm!

Fastnet Rock, Champion Sire in Australia in 2011-2012 and 2014-2015, has established himself as a truly top-class broodmare sire. The son of Danehill is currently Australia’s Leading Broodmare Sire for 2023-2024, his daughters having produced no...

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Calling veteran jockeys!

Calling veteran jockeys!

Heversham Park Stud Farm of Gauteng is planning to launch and sponsor an annual event for retired, veteran jockeys. The race will take place over 1000m at Turffontein, and Heversham’s Kat Riley said that they would like to name it the ‘Tickey...

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