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Chere For Me won by 225 lengths

CHERE FOR ME Wins Champion 2 Year Old Filly 2022 after winning both the Lady Slipper L and the Eastern Cape Fillies Nursery by 2.50 and 2.25 lengths respectively for owners Messrs Vishaz Mungroo, Nad Moodley, Trishen Moodley, Kevin Naidoo, Shephard Shumba, JVA Strydom, KP Shooter, Mrs MO Strydom & Money Talks, trainer Jacques Strydom and jockey Kyle Strydom!

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ASTRIX wins the TAB The Premier's Champions Challenge Grade 1 on 30 April 2022! Congratulations to G D Tooch & Hyperpaint Syndicate (Nom: Mr J T Peter), trainer Paul Peter, jockey JP V'd Merwe & the Riverside Groom’s Co-op.

R8 PEARL OF ASIA

Pearl of Asia wins Gr1 Mercury Sprint 2021 for Owner Gerald Kalil, Trainers Robbie & Shannon Hill, and Jockey Serino Moodley

Cirillo wins 2.5M CTS Ready to Run

Cirillo wins the Betting World Gr2 Hawaii Stakes on 7 March 2020, CTS R5 Million on 26 Jan 2019 and R2,5 million CTS Ready To Run Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday 24 Nov 2018 to take his earnings to over R5 Million!

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GimmeOneNight wins Gr3 Chairman's Cup 2019 & Gr3 Cape Summer Stayers hcp 2018 for the Gablers & Sarembock owners, trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Lyle Hewitson

Captain of All wins Gr1 Mercury Sprint. This photo by curtesy of Jeremy Nelson captures Captain of All’s phenomenal speed - the dirt hasn’t even settled from 2 strides ago!

Al Mariachi wins the 2017 Gr3 Umkomazi Stakes and KZN Million and places in the Gr1 Tsogo Sun Medallion for owner Gavin Glover, trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Corne Orfer

Captain of All wins Gr1 Mercury Sprint. This photo by curtesy of Jeremy Nelson captures Captain of All’s phenomenal speed - the dirt hasn’t even settled from 2 strides ago!

Captain of All wins 2015 Gr1 Mercury / Golden Horseshoe Sprint. This photo curtesy of Jeremy Nelson captures Captain of All’s phenomenal speed - the dirt hasn’t even settled from 2 strides ago!

Captain of All wins Gr1 Tsogo Sun Medallion with jockey Sean Cormack, Gill Drier, race manager Derek Brugman and champion trainer Dennis Drier

Captain of All wins 2015 Gr1 Tsogo Sun Sprint with jockey Sean Cormack, Gill Drier, race manager Derek Brugman and champion trainer Dennis Drier for owners Ingrid & Markus Jooste.

Vercingetorix winning the Gr1 Jebel Hatta photo credit: Dubai Racing Club // Andrew Watkins

Multiple Graded Stakes superstar Vercingetorix that the Riverside grooms pin-hooked wins Gr1 Jebel Hatta at Meydan, Dubai in 2014 and Gr2 Al Rashidiya in 2015

Captain of All wins 2014 Gr2 Diadem. Congratulations to owners Ingrid & Markus Jooste

Captain of All wins 2014 Gr2 Diadem. Congratulations to owners Ingrid & Markus Jooste, trainer Dennis Drier and jockey Sean Cormack

Captain of All wins 2013 Gr1 Tsogo Sun Medallion with jockey Sean Cormack, trainer Dennis Drier and race manager Derek Brugman and for owners Ingrid & Markus Jooste. A terrific training feat as he had won the Maiden Juvenile only 6 days previously.

Captain of All wins 2013 Gr1 Tsogo Sun Medallion with jockey Sean Cormack, trainer Dennis Drier and race manager Derek Brugman for owners Ingrid & Markus Jooste. A terrific training feat as he had won the Maiden Juvenile only 6 days previously.

Robbie Fradd rode Secret Obsession to victory in the 2013 Syringa Stakes wners John Kalmanson and Susan Rowett and trainer Geoff Woodruff. Secret Obsession is a Captain Al filly out of the Russian Fox mare, Sweet Natasha

Robbie Fradd rode Secret Obsession to victory in the 2013 Syringa Stakes Hcp for owners John Kalmanson and Susan Rowett and trainer Geoff Woodruff. Secret Obsession is a Captain Al filly out of the Russian Fox mare, Sweet Natasha

Potent Power wins Gr 1 Tsogo Sun Medallion for owners EW Buhr, MA Currie, M Dally & BHF Syndicate and Trainer, Dennis Drier and Jockey Kevin Shea.

Potent Power wins 2012 Gr 1 Tsogo Sun Medallion & takes KZN Champion 2YO Colt for owners EW Buhr, MA Currie, M Dally & BHF Syndicate and trainer, Dennis Drier and jockey Kevin Shea before being sold to HK.

Link Man 2010 Equus Champion 2YO colt

Hat trick for Link Man as he wins the Gr1 Gold Medallion for owners LM Nestadt, GL Blank & GZ Burg, trainer Dennis Drier and jockey A Delpech. Born & raised at Riverton for Tawny Syndicate he went on to win the G3 Tony Ruffles & Gr2 Gauteng Guineas with trainer Mike de Kock

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of Riverton thoroughbreds!

African Excellence Awards – Best Stud Farm 2023

A huge thank you to the person(s) who nominated us for this MEA Markets award! Blown away! Riverton Stud couldn’t have achieved this without our amazing staff, brilliant farrier John Gatt, fantastic vet Dr Helen Tiffin and her Cornerstone team and our wonderful clients!

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CHERE FOR ME Wins Champion 2 Year Old Filly

CHERE FOR ME bred by Riverton Stud Wins Champion 2 Year Old Filly at the Eastern Cape Awards! 🎊 Congratulations 🎊 👏 🥳 to the fantastic Owners Messrs Vishaz Mungroo, Nad Moodley, Trishen Moodley, Kevin Naidoo, Shephard Shumba, JVA Strydom, KP Shooter, Mrs MO Strydom & Money Talks!

Congratulations & Well Done to trainer Jacques Strydom and his son, jockey Kyle Strydom who successfully steered her home well clear of the pack in both her feature wins!
CHERE FOR ME Champion 2YRO filly
Chere for Me wins the Lady's Slipper Stakes L

Chere for Me wins the Lady’s Slipper Stakes L

The gutsy petite filly Chere For Me won her 2nd Feature on 3rd June 2022 by 2,50 lengths in a time of 86,66 secs over 1400m at Fairview.

Congratulations to owners Messrs Vishaz Mungroo, Nad Moodley, Trishen Moodley, Kevin Naidoo, Shephard Shumba, JVA Strydom, KP Shooter, Mrs MO Strydom & Money Talks! Well done to trainer Jacques Strydom and jockey Kyle Strydom – another awesome family achievement!

Astrix wins Champion Middle Distance Horse
Astrix wins the Gr1 Tab The Premiers Champions Challenge

Astrix wins The Premier’s Champions Challenge Grade 1

The 6 year old ASTRIX by Vercingetorix (SAF) out of Victory Dance (SAF) (Victory Moon (SAF)) won the TAB The Premier’s Champions Challenge Grade 1 on Saturday 30 April 2022!

Congratulations to G D Tooch & Hyperpaint Syndicate (Nom: Mr J T Peter), trainer Paul Peter,  jockey JP V’d Merwe & the Riverside Groom’s Co-op who bred and raised him at Riverton Stud.

Photo by Candiese Lenferna

Chere For Me – Eastern Cape Fillies Nursery Listed

The Eastern Cape Fillies Nursery L over 1200m was won by 2.25 lengths by Chere For Me – Coup De Grace x Red Eminence! She pulled away from the pack with 300m to go. Congratulations to owners Messrs Vishaz Mungroo, Nad Moodley, Trishen Moodley, Kevin Naidoo, Shephard Shumba, JVA Strydom, KP Shooter, Mrs MO Strydom & Money Talks! Well done to trainer Jacques Strydom and jockey Kyle Strydom – awesome family achievement!


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TBA Gr1 Awards on 21 April 2022 for Pearl of Asia

Pearl Of Asia wins the KZN 2020/21 Racing Awards for Champion Older Male and Champion Sprinter!

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Pearl of Asia – Gr1 Mercury Sprint winner

Well done to Pearl of Asia for accelerating from nowhere to win the Gr1 MERCURY SPRINT in fine company on the 31st July 2021! Congratulations to Owner Gerald Kalil, Trainers Robbie & Shannon Hill, and Jockey Serino Moodley who wins his first Gr1! Pearl of Asia, a Pathfork gelding out of Asiatic Pearl, is the second Riverton-bred to win this prestigious race after the second fastest horse in the World in 2015, Captain Of All, won the Gr1 Mercury by 4.5 lengths.

Pearl of Asia wins Gr1 Mercury Sprint 2022

She’s A Cracker – Spook Express L winner

Robbie Sage and Muzi Yeni teamed up with the Riverton-bred She’s A Cracker at the Hennenman Memorial raceday at Turffontein on Saturday 10 April 2021 to win the R100 000 Listed Spook Express Handicap. The race meeting commemorated the plane crash of 12 April 1988 in which 13 jockeys, one trainer, five officials, two owners and three crew members tragically lost their lives returning from a race meeting in Bloemfontein.

Pearl of Asia – Marula Sprint Feature winner

Congratulations to owner Gerald Kalil, trainers Robbie & Shannon Hill and jockey Donovan Dillon on Pearl of Asia easily accelerating to win the Scottsville Marula Sprint Feature over 1200m on 24th Jan 2021. By Pathfork out of the mare Asiatic Pearl, this five time winning 4yo gelding took his earnings to R279 625 – not too shabby for a R35 000 purchase at the 2018 KZN Yearling Sale.

RUSSIAN ROCK – another pin hooking success

Russian Rock (Pomodoro) won the Cape Racing PRESENTS THE CAPE GUINEAS (Grade 1) on the 19th Dec 2020 at Kenilworth. Well done to breeders Klawervlei Stud that Riverton Stud pin-hooked Russian Rock from, trainer Dean Kannemeyer Racing and owners Messrs I W Longmore, Bryn Ressell and N M Shirtliff!

Al Mariachi wins 1st Mauritius feature of the season

AL MARIACHI

AL MARIACHI won the 1st feature of the Mauritius season on Sat 20 June 2020 – the Noble Salute Cup Group 3! Congratulations to owners Gavin Glover & Menon Kanaksabee, new trainer Simon Jones and jockey Vijay-Anand Bundhoo.

Cirillo wins Betting World Gr2 Hawaii Stakes scaled

CIRILLO

Flying to the front CIRILLO by Pomodoro  – who won the July in the same Chris van Niekerk silks – streaks ahead to win the Betting World Gr2 Hawaii Stakes on the 7th March 2020 and take his earnings to over R5 Million! Congratulations to owner Chris Van Niekerk, trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Luke Ferraris.

Cape Breeders Awards Captain Of All

Captain of All – South Africa’s Champion First Season Sire  2018-2019

What a privilege to breed an amazing athlete and now Champion Freshman Sire like Captain Of All. Well done to Klawervlei Stud that stand him.

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Cousin Liz wins Fillies Nursery

Cousin Liz wins Gr3 Kenilworth Fillies Nursery

Congratulations to her owner Mario Ferriera, trainer Candice Bass-Robinson, jockey Bernard Feyd’herbe and to Cousin Liz for earning Bold Black Type 2nd time out on the 8th June 2019!

Congrats to Do It Again on pipping Riverton bred Cirillo into 2nd in the Gr1 Rising Sun Gold Challenge.

2535 Cirillo CTS 1200 wins R5M

Congratulations to Soqrat who beat Riverton bred Cirillo into 2nd in the Gr1 Horse Chestnut Stakes.

2529 Gimme One Night Gr3 Chairmans Cup

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Riverton off to a great 2019 start with GimmeOneNight making it 3 wins in a row to take the Gr3 Chairman’s Cup over 3200m at the LQP racing festival on the 5th Jan!

Gimme One Night Gr3 Cape Summer Stayers Hcp
Leading Breeders by AEPR 25 Nov 2018

Average Earnings Per Runner – Great to achieve a goal we constantly strive for! We want our investors to not only have fun on the track but to earn a good return.

Cirillo by Wayne
Cirillo wins the 2.5M CTS Ready to Run 2018 Stakes. Congratulations to owner Chris Van Niekerk, trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Anton Marcus who took Cirillo to the front to overcome a bad draw.
Cirillo wins 2.5M Ready to Run article

Cirillo 2nd in 3 Graded races

Cirillo, the talented son of Pomodoro trained by Sean Tarry for Chris van Niekerk, went down in a tight battle on the 5th May, to finish second  in  the  G2  SA  Nursery  over  1160m under the able hands of S‘Manga Khumalo who has recently returned after injury. Cirillo, out the mare Miss Wordsworth, has now been placed  in  three feature  races,  having  finished second  in  both  the  G3  Protea  Stakes  and  Kuda Sprint at his last two outings. Well done to owner Chris van Niekerk.

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Al Mariachi wins the 2017 Gr3 Umkhomazi Stakes. Congratulations to owner Gavin Glover, trainer Brett Crawford and his assistant Peter Muscutt, and jockey Corne Orffer.

A galloping billboard for racehorse ownership. There’s no other way to describe the Riverton Stud bred Great Britain colt Al Mariachi. He cost just R70 000 and at Greyville on Sunday took his stakes earnings to R40 000 shy of R1 million – after just five months on the track.” The Sporting Post 3rd August 2017.

Click on the winning lead-in above to watch.

Congratulations to owner Mr Glover, trainer Brett Crawford, and jockey Corne Orffer on winning the Million Rand race on July Day 2017 with Al Mariachi! (Great Britain out of a Captain Al mare, Senorita Al)

Al Mariachi

Al Mariachi by Great Britain out of Senorita Al by Captain Al ran 3rd in the Gr1 Gold Medallion being no match for the Twice Over colt Sand and Sea on the day but adding some nice black type to his mares pedigree. Congratulations to his new Mauritian owner Gavin Glover, trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Corne Orffer.

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Rocket Let Win (formerly Gr1 winner Potent Power)

Rocket Let Win won The Great George Handicap for HK $800,000 over 1200m at Happy Valley in Hong Kong on 6 Jan 2016. Well done to owners James Ngai & Joseph Hui Ying Biu, trainer Danny Cruz and jockey V Cheminaud.

Rocket Let Win (aka Potent Power) wins the The Hong Kong Golf Club Centenary Cup hcp feature over 1200m worth HK$ 800,000 on 2 Dec 2015. Congratulations to owners James Ngai & Joseph Hui Ying Biu, trainer Danny Cruz and jockey V Cheminaud.
Captain of All launched as a stallion in 2015

Emotional day as Captain of All launched as a stallion to stand at Klawervlei as the only Gr1 winning son of his Multiple Champion Sire Captain Al at stud.

Captain of All the Equus-Champion-Sprinter 2015
Thank you to Wayne Marks for this photo of trainer Dennis Drier, breeder Duncan Barry and owners Ingrid & Markus Jooste’s son accepting their Equus Awards
Captain of All Horse of the Year Champion Sprinter and Champion Older Horse
Captain of All wins Horse of the Year, Champion Sprinter and Champion Older Male at the 2015 Cape Breeders Awards
Scottsville course record breaker Captain of All bred by Riverton Stud, makes it a 4.5 length Flying Farewell to take the Gr1 Mercury / Golden Horseshoe Sprint and his 3rd Gr1! Congratulations to owners Ingrid & Markus Jooste, trainer Dennis Drier and jockey Greg Cheyne who picked up the ride after his regular jockey Sean Cormack was injured. Greg Cheyne laughed after the ride, “the easiest race I’ve ever won … nearly went flying off the back when he accelerated!”
Captain of All makes it 3 Gr 1 wins!

Captain of All the World’s Joint Second Top Rated Sprinter!

Captain of All was so honoured in the prestigious Longines Worlds Best Racehorse Rankings on 9 August 2015 With an international ranking of 121 he was ranked joint 17th overall, alongside horses such as California Chrome, Cirres Des Aigles and Brazen Beau.

Anuschka's World

Well done and Congratulations to owners Messrs S Poriazis, Gary Citron & R P Macnab, trainer Gavin Smith and jockey Muzi Yeni on Anuschka’s World race 1 win at Fairview on 12 April 2024!

Another #BSAwinner claiming the BSA R100 000 Maiden Juvenile bonus!

Master Josh

Master Josh won going away from the field in the Hollywoodbets Greyville Express Clip race 3 on the 31st April. Congratulations to owner Gavin Glover, trainer Alyson Wright and jockey Athandiwe Mguldlwa!

Gavin Glover is the same owner who previously raced Riverton bred graded stakes champion and R1m earner Al Mariachi.

#BSAwinner claiming the BSA R100 000 Maiden Juvenile bonus for One More's win.

BSA 100 000 Maiden Juvenile bonus

Above Jan Meyers, the groom that raised and cared for One More at Riverton stud, sporting his BSA cap and sharing in the delight of One World being a #BSAwinner! Worth ticking that box!

One More

Well done to One More who switched to the inside and accelerated to win Race 2 by 1.5 lengths at the Vaal on 28th March 2024. Congratulations to owners Bryan & Taryn Sprong and Jan & Linda Stekhoven, trainer Lucky Houdalakis and jockey Craig Zackey!
One More is by One World out of the mare Durban Bourbon. Named One More as owners said just go ‘one more’ to buy him at auction!

Rougarouin

Well done to Rougarouin (Horizon ex Jambalaya IRE) on winning Leg 3 of The HOLLYWOODBETS WORK RIDER SERIES at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on 12th Feb 2024 under the guiding hand of jockey Mncedi (Godfrey) Sigenu! Congratulations to the winning owners Ettienne Germishuizen, Hardus Smith, Anthony Sham, Dr J Steytler, Nick & Val McFall and Mr & Mrs E Stokes, groom Yandisa Quku and trainer Candice Bass Robinson!

Simply Beautiful

A great win over 1200m for Simply Beautiful on the 15th Jan in the Cape Sales Open Maiden with Richard Fourie in the saddle! Congratulations to him and Owners Dr JL Craig, Messrs P Barrett and Dave Curran and to Trainer Mike Stewart and Winning Groom Milton Mupuwa!

Captain Tik Tok

Captain Tik Tok does it again to take race 8 at Fairview on 12 Jan 2024!
Congratulations to Owner Denver Moodley, Trainer Gavin Smith and jockey S’manga Khumalo!
Captain Tik Tok a Pomodoro colt out of the mare, Heliane.

Mr Frostie

Thank you to Mr Frostie (Captain Of All ex Red Eminence) for adding to the festive cheer by winning Race 9 over 1200m at Kenilworth on the 27th December 2023!
Congratulations to owner Andy Elton, trainer Paul Reeves, groom Sinethemba Mqikele and jockey Joshwin Solomons for a great ride!

Captain Tik Tok

Well done to Captain Tik Tok (Pomodoro ex Heliane) who won the last race at Fairview over 1200m on the 22nd Dec!
Congratulations to Owner Denver Moodley, Trainer Gavin Smith and to apprentice jockey Kobeli James Lihaba who rode his first two career winners today!

Melech

A facile victory for Melech (William Longsword ex Pippi) who won over 1600m at Turffontein on the 12th Dec 2023!

Congratulations to Owner JE Finlayson, Trainer Roy Magner and Jockey Muzi Yeni. Melech bred for John Gatt at Riverton is now a 5 time winner!

Thunder Master

Unbelievable acceleration! Well done to Thunder Master who changed gear under jockey Robert Khathi to take Race 6 over 1200 at Fairview on the 24th Nov.

Congratulations to trainer Jacques Strydom and Owners Andre van Schaik, ER Gertenbach, RJ Munien, CCM Do Carmo, A Puggia, JVA Strydom, Mrs MO Strydom and Money Talks Syndicate!

Thunder Master by Master Of My Fate out Heliane looks to be a horse to keep an eye on in the future.

Senor Garcia

Great run from Senor Gracia with Serino Moodley onboard to win the Express Clips Race 6 over 1400 at Greyville on the 8th November. Well done! Congratulations to Owners Ian Howard, DA Gafney and Michael Holmes and Trainer Wendy Whitehead!

Major Apollo

Well done to Major Apollo (Captain Of All ex Neurose BRZ) for winning Race 1 at Durbanville on 29 Oct after placing on debut. Definitely a horse to keep an eye on. Congratulations to his fantastic Owners Martin Wickens & Gisla Burg, Steve Preston, Greg Ennion, and Marsh Shirtliff (nom for Green Acres Trust), Trainer Greg Ennion, Jockey Richard Fourie and Groom Bonani Bambo!
Major Apollo’s full sister Lot 149 on offer at the November sale.

Master Josh

Well done to Master Josh (Pomodoro ex Mia Joshua) for winning Race 8 over 1400m well clear of the field on 23 Oct at Greyville. Congratulations to Owner Gavin Glover, Trainer Alyson Wright and Jockey Muzi Yeni!

CHERE FOR ME

Well done to Champion EP filly CHERE FOR ME on winning race 8 at Fairview over 1200m on the 18th Aug. Congratulations to her owners Messrs Vishal Mungroo, Nad Moodley, Trishen Moodley, Kevin Naidoo & Shephard Shumba, Messrs J V A Strydom, K P Shooter, Mrs M O Strydom & Money Talks and to trainer Jacques Strydom and jockey Craig Zackey – great that she is back on form!

AnotherDayInAfrica

AnotherDayInAfrica won Race 6 over 1000m, beating the favourtie by 1.30 lengths at Hollywoodbets Greyville on 16th August 2023. Congratulations to Owners BJ Wiese and N Kotzen Jnr, Trainer Nathan Kotzen and Jockey Muzi Yeni who was on fire. Well done to John Gatt our loyal client on breeding another winner.

Captain Warra

Congrats to 2 year old Captain Warra (Captain Of All x Durban Bourbon) for winning race 4 in fine form at Turffontein on 27th July. Well done to Owner Wayne Pillay and Owner & Trainer Corne Spies and Jockey S’manga Khumalo!

Melech

A tight finish for 2 Riverton breds!
Well done to Melech (William Longsword) for just getting up to beat Indlamu in Race 6 over 1700m at the Vaal on the 14th July. Congratulations to Owner John E Finlayson, Trainer Roy Magner and Jockey Muzi Yeni! Melech was bred for loyal client John Gatt – Well done!

Master Josh

Congratulations to owner Mr. G.P.C. Glover, trainer Alyson Wright and jockey Muzi Yeni on 3 year old gelding, Master Josh’s (Pomodoro ex Mia Joshua) win of Race 6 over 1200m at Scottsville on 9th July. 

Captain Tik Tok

Congratulations to owners Messrs. Paul Matchett & Du Kruger, trainer Paul Matchett and jockey Philasando Mxoli on Captain Tik Tok (Pomodoro ex Heliane) win over 1200m at the Vaal on 6th July. Well done on your treble for day Philasando Mxoli!

King Rahul

Well done to King Rahul (Captain of All ex Brave and Bold) for winning Race 3 over 1000m at the Vaal on 26th June.

Congratulations to Owners Wayne Pillay, Warren Chetty, A Seur and Owner & Trainer Corne Spies and Jockey Muzi Yeni!
Great to have a winner again after a host of second places!

Captain Rocket

Well done to Captain Rocket (Captain of All out of Remarkable) for winning by over a length to take race 8 at Hollywoodbets Greyville over 1700m 0n the 31st May 2023.
Congratulations to owners M.R Collins, Dr Manfred Rohwer, G.S Perkins and P.G Rodseth, trainer Stuart Ferrie and jockey Sean Veale!

Senor Garcia

Senor Garcia won over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on 15th May. Congratulations to Owners Ian Howard, DA Gafney & Michael Holmes, Trainer Wendy Whitehead and Jockey Serino Moodley! Senor Garcia out of great broodmare Senorita Al ex Coup De Grace.

Tsitsikamma Pearl

Congratulations to Owner Suzette Viljoen, Trainer Erico Verdonese and jockey Siyanda Sosibo on Tsitsikamma Pearl’s win over 1450m at Turffontein on Sunday 14th May!

Tsitsikamma Pearl out of Asiatic Pearl ex  Where’s That Tiger.

Action Stations

Congratulations to Action Stations – Time Thief ex BrigtNumberFour – who won Race 4 over 1600m at Greyville on the 1st May 2023 for Owners CJ Williamson, CM Hill and owner and Trainer Paul Lafferty and Jockey Siphesihle Hlengwa.

Nice win to add to BrigtNumberFour’s colt’s pedigree that trainer Gavin Smith purchased at Nationals. 

Thunder Master

Well done to Thunder Master (Master of My Fate ex Heliane) for winning Race 5 over 1600m at Kenilworth on the 31st Jan 2023. Congratulations to his great owners Marsh Shirtliff & Brian Riley, jockey Aldo Domeyer who timed it perfectly and trainer Candice Bass-Robinson for getting him back to form.

Carriacou

Congratulations to Belgian jockey, Christophe Soumillon for winning race 2 on Met Day in facile style aboard Riverton-bred Carriacou for Eric Sands Racing and the Class of ’78; Messrs Duncan Barry, Gary Cawcutt, Craig Huxter, Douglas Jeffery, Tim Pentz & C D Wolfswinkel aka Wolf!

Thank you to Chase Liebenberg for the great photo.

Congratulations to Belgian jockey, Christophe Soumillon for winning race 2 in facile style aboard Carriacou for Eric Sands Racing and the Class of ’78; Messrs Duncan Barry, Gary Cawcutt, Craig Huxter, Douglas Jeffery, Tim Pentz & C D Wolfswinkel aka Wolf!

Captain Rocket

Well done to the gutsy Captain Rocket (full brother to recent Captain of All winner Trump My Queen out of Remarkable) for having the field cold at the 300 to take race 3 at Hollywoodbets Greyville over 1200m on Sunday 8th Jan 2023.
Congratulations to owners M.R Collins, Dr Manfred Rohwer, G.S Perkins and P.G Rodseth, trainer Dennis Drier and jockey Sean Veale.

Trump My Queen

Well done to Trump My Queen, by Captain Of All x Remarkable, who won over 1800m at the Vaal on the 5th Jan 2023. Congratulations to owners Gabby Soma, MGA S Bloodstock and Mr E. Naicker, trainer Gavin Van Zyl and jockey Raymond Danielson!

Captain Oupie

Another facile victory for Captain Oupie (Captain of All x Pippi)! Congratulations to owners Lionel Adams and Ashwin Reynolds, trainer Gavin Smith, jockey JP Van Der Merwe and our client John Gatt for winning Race 4 at Fairview on the 30th Dec 2022! 

Melech

Congratulations to owner Johnny Finlayson, trainer Roy Magner and jockey Muzi Yeni on 3 year old Melech taking on the older horses and winning Race 8 at the Vaal on the 15th Dec 2022. Congratulations to our client John Gatt who bred him at Riverton.

Melech

Congratulations to owner Mr J E Finlayson, trainer Roy Magner and jockey Muzi Yeni on Melech winning Race 2 at Turffontein on the 26th Nov.
Nice for the mare, Pippi, who has a half brother, Lot 47, by The United States on the Nov 2 YRO Sale tomorrow!

Unzen

Well done to Unzen for powerfully winning the R400 000 BSA Sales Race over 1450m on the 1st Oct 2022! Congratulations to Messrs M. Lieveaux, Larry Nestadt, JC Thomas, JR Van Der Linde & Mrs MN Thomas, trainer Robbie Sage and jockey Kaiden Brewer.
Unzen by Erupt out of Adella born at Riverton for Tawny Syndicate – well done guys!

AnotherDayInAfrica

AnotherDayInAfrica won Race 1 in fine style at Greyville on the 21st Sept 2022. Congratulations to Owners Messrs BJ Weise & A Reynolds, trainer Nathan Kotzen and jockey Siphesihle Hlengwa. AnotherDayInAfrica by Pomodoro out of John Gatt‘s former mare Pippi – born and raised at Riverton.

Tangerine Pearl

Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Leon Potgieter on Tangerine Pearl winning Race 1 at Scottsville on 4 September! Well done to trainer Weiho Marwing and jockey Malesela Katjedi.

Lady Catherine

Well done to Lady Catherine (Captain of All x Ninefold) for doing it again to win Race 7 over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the 13th June 2020. Congratulations to this winning combo! Owner Alf Duncan, Trainer Michael Muis Roberts and superb jockey Rachel Venniker!
The winning Lady Catherine has a half-brother by Pomodoro coming up for auction on the KZN Yearling Sale on the 30th June – Lot 32.

Action Stations

Well done to Action Stations for a terrific acceleration to win Race 3 over 1700m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Friday 13th June 2020. Congratulations to Messrs CJ Williamson, CM Hill & Adam Kethro Property Trust, trainer Paul Lafferty and jockey Donald Geerthsen!
Action Stations, by Time Thief out of BrigtNumberFour, has a half-sister by Twice Over on offer at the KZN Yearling Sales at the end of June – Lot 101.

Senor Garcia

Well done to Senor Garcia (Coup de Grace out of Senorita Al) who won the 1st race at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the 25th May. Congratulations to owners Messrs Ian Howard, Dean Gaffney & Michael G Holmes,  trainer Wendy Whitehead and jockey Richard Fourie.

Chanty Lane

Well done to Chanty Lane (Pathfork out of the mare Remarkable) for changing gears to win Race 8 over 1400m under lights at Greyville on 14 April. Congratulations to owners Mrs Suzette Viljoen, Messrs Ian Howard, Michael Sinnema, Robbie Miller, & Ms Trish Knott, Trainer Wendy Whitehead and Jockey Cole Dicken. 

Indlamu

Well done to Indlamu for winning race 3 over 1600m at Turffontein on 2 April 2022. Congratulations to owner & trainer Sean Tarry, jockey Joshwin Solomons and to the Riverside Grooms who bred this Pomodoro out of their mare Victory Dance at Riverton Stud.

Thunder Master

Well done to Thunder Master (Master of My Fate x Heliane) who won over 1600m at Durbanville on the 23rd March. Congratulations to owners Marsh Shirtliff and Brian Riley, trainer Candice Bass Robinson and jockey Aldo Domeyer.

Captain Oupie

Ashwin Reynold’s horses are firing! Well done to Captain Oupie (Captain of All out of Gatt’s mare, Pippi) for winning Race 7 over 1000m at the Vaal on Feb 15th 2022. Congratulations to Owners Lionel Adams & Ashwin Reynolds, Trainer Ashley Fortune and Jockey Calvin Habib.

Thunder Master

Congratulations to Thunder Master (Heliane x MOF) who won race 4 over 1800m at Kenilworth for owners Marsh Shirtliff and Brian Riley, trainer Candice Bass-Robinson  and jockey Aldo Domeyer!

Jack & Ginger (Capulette x Futura) placed 3rd in the same race on the 12th Feb for owner PT Zeeman, trainer Piet Botha and jockey Corne Orffer.

Chere For Me

Chere For Me (Red Eminence x Coup De Grace) romped home by 5 lengths to take the Maiden Juvenile over 1000m at Fairview on 11 Feb 2022. Congratulations to Messrs Vishal Mungroo, NAD Moodley, Trishen Moodley, Kevin Naidoo, Shephard Shumba, JVA Strydom, KP Shooter, Mrs MO STrydom & Money Talks, trainers Jacques Strydom and jockey Kyle Strydom!

Yata

Congratulations to Yata (Brigtnumberfour x Judpot) on winning race 2 at Greyville on the 6th Dec 2021 and to her owners Kelly Hadden, Dennis Bosch and Praveen Mohanlall, trainer Dennis Bosch and jockey Diego De Gouveia. Also a good second for Senor Garcia out of Senorita Al in race 3.

Chanty Lane

Chanty Lane (Pathfork x Remarkable) won race 7 at Hollywoodbets Greyville by 3 lengths on Nov 21st 2021. Congratulations to Mrs Suzette Viljoen, Messrs Ian Howard, MDH Sinnema, RJ Miller & Ms PJ Knott, trainer Wendy Whitehead and jockey Gareth Wright.

Legend Has It

In what became an exciting two horse race ahead of the pack, Legend Has It (Legendary Flight by Flower Alley) narrowly beat Sacred Ibis to win Race 5 at Fairview on the the 8th of Oct 2021! Congratulations to owners Messrs Andre Van Schaik & J P Nel, trainer Juan Nel and jockey Richard Fourie.

Lady Catherine

A winning combo! Congratulations to owner Alf Duncan, trainer Muis Roberts, and jockey Rachel Venniker  who ran a tremendous race to overcome a wide draw on Lady Catherine (Captain of All x Ninefold) to win Race 6 over 1000m at Greyville on 3rd October 2021. A double celebration as Ninefold had a beautiful, huge Erupt filly this morning.

Sav Star

Congratulations to Nathan Kotzen & Mrs L.M. Govender on Sav’s Star winning Race 7 over 1200m at Scottsville on the 12th Sept 2021!
Trained by Nathan Kotzen and well ridden by Muzi Yeni this Captain Of All filly ran away from the opposition.

Lady Catherine

Congratulations to owner Alf Duncan, trainer Michael Muis Roberts, jockey Rachel Venniker on her 7th winner, and groom David on Lady Catherine (Captain Of All x Ninefold) winning Race 7 at Hollywood Bets Greyville on the 12th August 2021.

Trump my Queen

Congratulations to Gabby Soma (nom MGAS Bloodstock and E Naicker) on Trump my Queen winning Race 3 over 1400m at Turfontein on Saturday 25 July 2021. Well done to trainer Gavin Van Zyl and jockey Warren Kennedy.

Astrix

Well done to Astrix for winning at Turffontein on Saturday 10 July 2021. Congratulations to the owners Mr G D Tooch & Hyperpaint Syndicate (Nom: Mr J T Peter), trainer Paul Peter Stables, and Durban July winning jockey Gavin Lerena. Well done to the Riverside grooms.

Vertigo Again

Vertigo by Vercingetorix out of Heliane won first time out over 1400m at Turfontein on Saturday 26th June. Congratulations to Owners Messrs VC Veeramootoo and WH Ackerman, Trainer Stuart Pettigrew and Jockey Philasande Mxoli.

Mr Frostie

Congratulations to owner Andy Elton, trainer Paul Reeves and jockey Devin Ashby on the grey, Mr Frostie’s win over 1200m at Kenilworth on the 9th June 2021. Mr Frostie is by Captain of All out of Red Eminence.

Indlamu

Congratulations to owner Chris Van Niekerk, trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Lyle Hewitson on Indlamu’s win over 1600m at Turfontein on the 30th May. This Pomodoro was bred by the Riverside grooms – well done!

Icon Princess

Congratulations to owner David Curran, trainer Mike Stewart, and in form jockey Grant van Niekerk, on Icon Princess winning the 5th race at Kenilworth on 8 May 2021.

Lady Catherine

Congratulations to Alf Duncan and trainer Tara Laing on Lady Catherine, the 3bf Captain Of All out of Ninefold, that trounced her opposition by 4.25 lengths over the 1000m on the Fairview Poly, under a great ride by jockey Chase Maujean on 12 March 2021.

She's A Cracker

Appropriately for this time of year, She’s A Cracker, found another two gears to win over 2000m at the Vaal on the 22nd Dec 2020. Congratulations to owners Messrs M Lieveaux & JR Van Der Linden, trainer Robbie Sage and jockey Muzi Yeni! She’s A Cracker is by Where’s That Tiger (USA) out of Nutcracker Sweet – nice pedigree update for her Vercingetorix colt going to the CTS Premier Yearling Sale at De Grendel next month.

Lady Catherine

Congratulations to owner Alf Duncan, trainer Greg Ennion, and jockey Anton Marcus who led the field on Lady Catherine (Captain of All x Ninefold) to win Race 2 at Kenilworth on 16th Dec 2020.

Indlamu

Congratulations to owner Chris Van Niekerk, trainer Sean Tarry, jockey Lyle Hewitson, and the Riverside Grooms on Indlamu’s impressive Race 5 win over 1400m at Turffontein on 4th Dec 2020.

Senor Don

Congratulations to owner Mr Y Naidoo, trainer Yogas Govender, jockey Denis Schwarz on Senor Don winning over 1600m at Greyville on 23 Nov 2020. Senor Don by Pomodoro out of a Captain Al mare, Senorita Al.

Pearl Of Asia

Pearl Of Asia came from stone last to win by 3 lengths over 1400m at Greyville on the 12th Nov 2020! This 4 time winning Pathfork colt is out of Asiatic Pearl. Congratulations to Mr Gerald Kalil, trainers Robbie & Shannon Hill and jockey Gareth Wright.

Captain Opie

Congratulations to Owners Messrs LG Adams & A Reynolds, trainer Nathan Kotzen and jockey Muzi Yeni on Captain Opie winning in a burst of acceleration over 1000m at Greyville to take race 7 on 8 Nov 2020. Captain Opie is by Captain of All out of Pippi. A half brother by Pomodoro is on the 2-y-o sale on 13 Nov Lot 248.

Indlamu

Congratulations to owner Chris van Niekerk, trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Lyle Hewitson on Indlamu, by Pomodoro, who did well on debut now winning race 5 at the Vaal on 5 Nov.
Congratulations to the Riverside Grooms Co-op who bred Indlamu and who have a half-brother by Vercingetorix who has left for the National 2-Y-O Sale. Lot 373 is a full-brother to 5 time winner, Astrix.

Palace Wind

Fantastic run from Pomodoro colt Palace Wind on Sunday 27.10.2020 at Greyville! Congratulations to John Gatt, Wendy Whitehead and her team and jockey Warren Kennedy.

Chanty Lane

Congratulations to owners Mrs S Viljoen, Messrs ID Howard, MDH Sinnema, RS Miller and Mrs PJ Knott, trainer Wendy Whitehead, and jockey Gareth Wright on Chanty Lanes’ (Pathfork x Remarkable) win over 1400m at Greyville on 30 Sept 2020.

Legend Has It

The favourite Legend Has It by Flower Alley won the 4th race over 1900m at Greyville in a narrowly contested race on 21 Sept 2020. Congratulations to Owners Messers Raymond Davies. T Govender, GS Kotzen, Y Muthusamy and Dr MW Rohwer, Trainer Glen Kotzen, and jockey Khanya Sakayi.

Pearl Of Asia

Congratulations to owner Mr Gerald Kalil, Trainers Robbie & Shannon Hill and jockey Anton Marcus on Pearl Of Asia’s third win – over 1200m at Scottsville on 20 Sept 2020.

Astrix

Congratulations to all the connections and to the Riverside Grooms Co-op who bred Astrix at Riverton! Well done to trainer Paul Peter Stables, the owners Mr G D Tooch & Hyperpaint Syndicate (Nom: Mr J T Peter) and jockey Warren Kenney for riding Astrix to to winners enclosure for the 3rd time on 16/9/2020.

Tiger Star

Congratulations to owners Braam Van Huysteen and BE Mostert, trainer Yvette Bremner and jockey Yuzae Ramzan on Tiger Star’s second win of the season over 1000m on the poly at Fairview on 12 Sept 2020.

Miss D'Aray

Congratulations to owners FM Carruthers, RC Marais, GR Puller, Judy & Ian Robinson, trainer Glen Puller and jockey Xola Jacobs on Miss D’Aray (Oracy x Remarkable) winning over 1800m at Durbanville on 8.9.2020 to take her 6th win.

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Captain Oupie

Congratulations to owners LG Adams & A Reynolds, trainer Nathan Kotzen and jockey Muzi Yeni on Captain Oupie’s fascile win of the 5th race over 1000m at Scottsville on Sunday 6.9.2020. Image: Candiese Lenferna

Icon Princess

Congratulations to owner Dave Curran, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe on Icon Princess’ race 8 win over 1400m at Kenilworth on 22.8.2020

Twice As Smart

Congratulations to owners Ian Howard and Jaci Wickham, trainer Wendy Whitehead and jockey Gareth Wright on 6 year old Twice As Smart’s win of race 6 over 1400m at Greyville on 12.8.2020

Tiger Star

Congratulations to owners Michael Brown, BE Mostert & AJ Van Huyssteen and trainer Yvette Bremner on Tiger Star’s (Blue Tiger x Festival Parade) win over 1000m at Fairview on 4th August 2020. Great to have our first winner of the new racing season!

Icon King

Congrats to owners Mr & Mrs Zeppel, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey Joshwin Solomons on 6 year old Icon King’s win at Kenilworth on Saturday 18 July.

Sav Star

Congratulations to Sav Star by Captain of All on her debut win at Scottsville on Saturday 11 July 2020, for owners Messrs Moonegha & Kotzen (Jnr), trainer Nathan Kotzen and jockey Thabiso Gumede!

Springs of Carmel

Well done to the Riverside Grooms who pin-hooked Springs of Carmel by Captain of All, the winner of the Pospack SA Fillies Nursery Gr2 on Saturday 27th June 2020, from Klawervlei! Congratulations to owner Mr. JT Peter, trainer Paul Peter and jockey Pierre Strydom.

Miss D'Aray

Congratulations to owners Judy & Ian Robinson, trainer Glen Puller, and jockey Oswald Noach on Miss D’Aray’s 5th win on 22 June 2020!

Captain Oupie

Captain Oupie streaked ahead to take race 3 over 1000m at Scottsville on 10 June 2020 in a fine time of 56.28 seconds. Captain Oupie was born and bred at Riverton for John Gatt out of his mare Pippi. His win was reminiscent of his sire Captain of All who broke the course record in 2015 carrying a welter weight of 61.5kg. Congratulations to owners LC Adams & A Reynolds, trainer Paul Reeves, and jockey Craig Zackey.

Springs of Carmel

Congrats to the Riverside Grooms Co-op and all the winning connections on Springs of Carmel (Captain of All x House of Lorraine) who won the Listed Ruffian Stakes on the 7th March 2020. The Riverside Grooms pin-hooked Springs of Carmel from Klawervlei Stud and sold her for R80 000.

Senor Don

Congratulations to owners FM Carruthers, Y Naidoo, Ian Robinson & Dr FP Wolvaardt, trainer Piet Botha and jockey L Mxothwa on Senor Don (Pomodoro x Senorita Al) winning the 1st race at Kenilworth on Saturday 25th January 2020.

Joseph Barry

Congrats to owners Kenneth & Jane Truter, trainer Vaughan Marshall, and jockey M.J. Byleveld who steered Joseph Barry (Captain Al out of a Tiger Ridge mare, Asiatic Pearl) through a narrow gap to break the Kenilworth course record over 900m first time out on 18 Dec 2019! Earning a BSA Bonus of R60 000 at the same time. Ken named the colt Joseph Barry after receiving a bottle of Joseph Barry brandy with his purchase.

Icon Princess

Congrats to Icon Princess for winning her 4th race on Saturday 30th November, owner Dave Curran, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey Richard Fourie!

Pearl of Asia - 2nd Run 2nd Win

Congratulations to owner Mr G.C. Kalil, trainers R.A. Hill & S.R. Hill and jockey G. Wright on Pearl of Asia (Pathfork colt out of Asiatic Pearl) winning race 6 over 1200m @ Greyville on Saturday 24 Nov 2019.

Astrix

Congratulations to owners Mr GD Tooch and the Hyperpaint Syndicate, trainer Paul Peter and jockey Warren Kenndy on Astrix’s race 7 win at Turffontein in strong company on 28th September. Astrix by Vercingetorix was bred by the Riverside grooms co-op who pin-hooked Vercingetorix as a weanling.

My Elusive

Congrats to owner Fanie Bronkhorst, trainer Paul Matchett and jockey Muzi Yeni on My Elusive’s (Elusive Fort x Icon Lady) win over 1800m at Turffontein on 12th September.

Icon King

The 6 year old Icon King does it again with his 36th run to win race 7 over 1400m at Kenilworth on 7th September! Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Zeppel, trainer Mike Stewart and chance jockey Anthony Andrews.

Astrix

Congratulations to Mr GD Tooch & Hyperpainter Syndicate (nom GT Peter), trainer Paul Peter and top flight jockey Warren Kennedy on Astrix’s win over 1450m at Turffontein on the 17th August. Congratulations also to the Riverside grooms who bred Astrix out of their mare Victory Dance by Vercingetorix.

Icon Princess

Congrats to owner Mr DG Curran, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey Bernard Fayd’herbe on Icon Princess (Where’s That Tiger x Icon Lady) win at Durbanville on Sat 27 July.

Miss D'Aray

Congrats to FM Carruthers, RC Marais, GR Puller, Ian & Judy Robinson, trainer Glen Puller and jockey R Munger on Miss D’Aray (Oracy x Remarkable) winning over 1400m at Kenilworth on Saturday 20 July 2019.

Seventy Eight

Congratulations to the Seventy Eight Syndicate – Craig Huxter, Douglas Jeffery, Gary Cawcutt, Tim Pentz, Wolf Wolfswinkel and Duncan Barry on Seventy Eight’s win on the 3rd of June. These guys were all together at boarding school, hence the Founder’s House racing silks. Well down to trainer Vaughan Marshall and jockey Liam Tarentaal for a flying finish. Seventy Eight is by Elusive Fort out of Legendary Flight.

My Elusive

Congrats to owner Fanie Bronkhorst, trainer Paul Matchett and jockey Devin Habid on My Elusive’s win at the Vaal on the 18th April. My Elusive is by Elusive Fort out of Icon Lady.

Icon King

Congrats to Mike Steward & all the connections on another win for Icon King over 1400m at Kenilworth on the 16th April 2019.

Twice As Smart

Nice win for this Twice Over filly coming off a lay-off. Congratulations to owners Liz Clarke, Ian & Carla Howard and Mrs JD Wickham, trainer Wendy Whitehead and jockey Stuart Randolph on Twice As Smart winning race 5 over 1500m @ Scottsville on 14.4.2019.

Heart of a Legend

Congrats to owners Chrigor Stud (pty) Ltd (nom: Mrs S Hattingh), trainer Glen Kotzen and jockey Warren Kennedy on Heart of a Legend’s (Antonius Pius x Legendary Flight) win over 1400m on the Greyville Poly 10th April 2019

Icon Princess

Congrats to owner Mr DG Curran, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey Bernard Fayd’herbe on Icon Princess (Where’s That Tiger x Icon Lady) win at Durbanville on Sat 23 March.

Marco Polo

Congratulations to owner Suzette Viljoen who enjoyed her first success as an owner when her Pathfork gelding Marco Polo (half-brother to Met contender Awesome Power), trained by Justin Snaith and in partnership with John Freeman, David Musikanth, Robbie Miller and Trish Knott, made a winning juvenile debut at Durbanville against the lengthy odds of 50-1, on Saturday 16th March.

Pearl of Asia

1st Foal 1st Run 1st Win

Congratulations to owner Mr G.C. Kalil, trainers R.A. Hill & S.R. Hill and jockey G. Wright on Pearl of Asia winning race 2 over 1200m @ Scotsville 27.02.2019

Red Al

Congratulations to owner Mr Mario Ferreira, trainer Gareth Van Zyl and jockey Warren Kennedy on Red Al (Captain Al x Red Eminence) winning race 7 over 1900m @ Greyville polytrack 22.02.2019

Cousin Liz

Cousin Liz winning 1st time out like a favourite should! Congratulations to owner Mario Ferriera, trainer Candice Bass-Robinson and jockey Aldo Domeyer

Icon Princess

Congrats to the owner Mr DG Curran, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey Donovan Dillion on Icon Princess (Where’s That Tiger x Icon Lady) winning race 2 over 1200m at Kenilworth on 17th Jan 2019.

Mambo Mae

Congrats to the Dempers family, trainer Tienie Prinsloo & jockey K Matsunyane on Mambo Mae’s winning of the 3rd race at Flamingo Park on 7th Jan 2019. Mambo Mae out of the mare Senorita Al.

Antartica

Congratulations to owner and client breeder Peter Gibson, trainer Cliffie Miller and jockey Van Rensburg on Antarctica taking race 8 at Flamingo Park on 7th Jan 2019.

Astrix

Congratulations to owners Mr GD Tooch & Hyperpaint Syndicate, trainer Paul Peter and jockey Lyle Hewitson who pointed Astrix to the winning post at Greyville on Sunday 30th Dec 2018.  Astrix by Vercingetorix was bred by the Riverside Grooms Thorougbred Co-op out of their mare Victory dance. Coming full circle this is the same Grooms Co-op that pin-hooked Vercingetorix as a weanling and sold him for 1.4M at Nationals in 2011.

Red Al

Congratulations to owner Mr Mario Ferreira, trainer Gareth Van Zyl and jockey Warren Kennedy on Red Al’s easy win on the poly over 1900m at Greyville on Friday night 29th Dec 2018. Red Al is by Captain Al out of our mare Red Eminence.

Gimme One Night

Congrats to owners Mrs Gabler and all the Sarembock’s, trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Corne Orffer for taking race 8 with Gimme One Night on Sat 24 Nov 2018.

Al Mariachi

Congrats to owner Gavin Glover, trainer A. Perdrau and jockey A. Balloo on Al Mariachi winning the Mua Pension Cup over 1400m in Mauritius on Saturday 6th October 2018.

Making Miracles

Congratulations once again to owners SW Phillips, Peter Gibson & SA MacGregor and trainer Grant Paddock. Making Miracles with jockey Greg Cheyne aboard and on the poly this time won over 2200m on the 10th September 2018 at Fairview! 

Red Orbit

Proving a profitable horse for the punters with a 9% ROI, the filly Red Orbit (Seventh Rock AUS x Red Eminence), scored a significant win with Phillip Mlangeni onboard in the Workriders Maiden Plate at Vaal on the 28th Aug 2018. Congratulations to owners Messrs Messrs PJ, N, R & Miss S Delport & Mr P G A Labuschagne and trainer Stephen Moffatt. Red Orbit’s half-sister, Red Al by Captain Al, ran third at Greyville the following day.

Al Mariachi

Congratulations to owners Gavin Glover, Kishan Padaruth, Menon Kanakshabee & Mme Bina Ruhee, trainer A. Perdrau, and jockey S. Bussunt on Al Mariachi’s win of The Onex Entertainment 10th Anniversary Cup (1400m) in Mauritius on Saturday the 25th Aug 2018! Al Mariachi was back on form to take the honours from Seventh Plain and Var’s Dream.

Making Miracles

Congratulations to new owners SW Phillips, Peter Gibson & SA MacGregor, trainer G Paddock and jockey Bernard Fayd’herbe on Making Miracles winning race 8 over 2000m at Fairview 24.08.2018.

Cirillo

Cirillo the 2YRO Pomodoro out of Miss Wordsworth won the 1st race at Turffontein on Saturday 7th July. Congrats to owner Chris Van Niekerk, trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Chase Maujean. 

Cirillo

Two year old Cirillo out of the maidens with plenty in hand after winning at Turffontein on 14 June 2018! He was bumped with 400m to go to finish second in the G2 SA Nursery last time out. Congratulations to owner Chris Van Niekerk, trainer Sean Tarry and S‘Manga Khumalo who positioned him well. 

Emperor Niarchos

The plucky 7 YRO Emperor Niarchos wins again! Congratulations to owners LF Robinson & Z Bifov, trainer Frank Robinson & jockey Keegan De Melo on race 3 at Greyville on Sat 2 June 2018. 

Red Al

Flying into the lead, Red Al, wins Race 2 clear of the field at Scottsville for Mario Ferreira on 26th May 2018. Congrats Mario, trainer Gareth van Zyl and jockey Warren Kennedy! Red Al is a filly by the late great Captain Al out of our mare, Red Eminence.

Gimme One Night

Well done to jockey Bernard Fayd’herbe who rode Gimme One Night to victory on 25th April 2018. Congratulations to Gimme One Night’s owners Mrs C L Gabler, Dr B D Sarembock, Mr P C Sarembock and trainer Brett Crawford. Gimme One Night is by Gimmethegreenlight (AUS) out of the mare Fiesta Queen (SAF) whose half-sister was the top priced filly sold at Nationals yesterday. Nice pedigree update for her new owner Mario Ferreira.

BlueMoonRising

BlueMoonRising did it on the poly. Congratulations to owner Mr E Cassim, trainer Garth Puller & jockey Anthony Delpech on BlueMoonRising (Blue Tiger out of Asiatic Moon by Victory Moon.) winning race 1 at Greyville on 14 March 2018.

Al's Bells

Congratulations to owner Jessica Slack Jell, trainer Alan Greeff & jockey Greg Cheyne on Al’s Bells (Captain Al x Govani) winning race 1 at Fairview on 12 March 2018.

Matthew Lips

Matthew Lips (Oracy x Mannering) did just enough to take Race 9 for his new owners at Flamingo Park on 26th Feb 2018. Congratulations to trainer Bill Human and jockey Mathew Thackeray.

Queen of Alamo

Queen of Alamo (Pathfork out of Parade Leader mare, Fiesta Queen) took on a good field to win race 2 on the poly at Greyville on 26 Feb 2018. This filly has turned into a fine earner for her owners Messers Warren Frost, MA Govender, SS Govender, T Govender, and owner & trainer Glen Kotzen and jockey C Bantam. Congratulations!

Twice As Smart

Congratulations to owners Liz Clarke and Ian & Carla Howard, trainer Wendy Whitehead and jockey Stuart Randolph on Twice As Smart’s hands and heels win of Race 7 on the Greyville poly – Friday 23rd Feb 2018.

Making Miracles

Appropriately for Christmas Eve, Making Miracles (Black Minnaloushe x Remarkable) won at Scottsville for owner, trainer & actor Paul Lafferty. Well done Laff!

Miss D'Aray

Another win for Miss D’Aray on 30 November! Congratulations to owners FM Carruthers, Ian Robinson, B Taylor & Ms Joanne Taylor and owner & trainer Glen Puller and apprentice jockey Akshay Ballon.

Asian Star

Congratulations to owners and (client) breeders William Wu, Peter Gibson & Wong Hay Yiu and trainer M Dixon and up and coming jockey Ashton Arries on Asian Star’s maiden win at Greyville on Sat 18 Nov 2017.

Twice as Smart

Congratulations to owners Liz Clarke and Carla & Ian Howard, trainer Wendy Whitehead, and jockey C Habib on Twice as Smart’s first win in smart style on the Poly at Greyville on Friday 20 Oct!

Antarctica

Congratulations to owners and (client) breeders W Wu, Peter Gibson & H Wong and trainer Cliffie Miller and jockey F Herholdt on Antarctica’s 3 lengths win at Flamingo Park in 9 Oct 2017.

Queen of Alamo

Congratulations to owners Messrs Warren Frost, MA Govender, SS Govender & owner & trainer Glen Kotzen​ and jockey Richard Fourie on Queen of Alamo’s (Pathfork x Fiesta Queen by Parade Leader) win over a 1000m at Durbanville on Saturday 24th Sept 2017.

Heart of a Legend

Congrats to owners Chrigor Stud & Mrs S Hattingh on Heart of a Legend’s (Antonio Pius x Legendary Flight) win for them and trainer Glen Kotzen and jockey L Burke on 20 Sept over 1000m

Miss D'Aray

Congratulations to owners FM Carruthers, Ian Robinson, B Taylor & Ms Joanne Taylor and owner & trainer Glen Puller and jockey A Ballon for leading the field to win with Miss D’Aray on Sunday the 19th August.

Tiger Star

Congratulations to owners Michael Brown, BE Mostert and AJ van Huysteen, and trainer Yvette Bremner, and jockey Lyle Hewitson on Tiger Star’s (Blue Tiger x Festival Parade) flying win on 18 August!

EndOfMarch

Congratulations to owners GP Lemke, Brynn Ressel and Marsh Shirtcliff, trainer Candice Robinson and Aldo Domeyer on EndOfMarch (Marchfield x MonDieu) winning the 1st race at Kenilworth on Saturday 15th July.

Plum British

Congratulations to Owners John E Finlayson, Emma Rorke, Ian Levitan and PA Peter, Trainer Paul Peter and Jockey Mathew Thackeray on Plum British’s win on 13th July 2017! Plum British by Great Britain out of the mare Sweet Natasha. (Rambo who ran 3rd was born and raised for World Wide Syn at Riverton.)

Queen of Alamo

Nice win for Grant van Niekerk on Queen of Alamo to take race 3 at Kenilworth on 3rd June. Congratulations to owners Warren Frost, MA Govender, SS Govender, T Govender and owner & trainer Glen Kotzen. Queen of Alamo is by Pathfork out of a Parade Leader mare, Fiesta Queen.

Miss D'Aray

Great to have both Riverton bred runners win at Kenilworth today (3rd June). Congratulations to owners FM Carruthers, Ken Martin, B Taylor & Ms Joanne Taylor and owner & trainer Garth Puller. Jockey O Noach ensured a flying win for Miss D’Aray (Oracy by a Goldmark mare, Remarkable)

Savage Wind

Congratulations to owner & trainer Joey Soma and jockey S’manga Khumalo for notching up another win with Savage Wind at Turfontein on 8th April.

Icon King

Icon King makes it 3 wins on the trot! Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Zeppel, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey H vd Hoven. Taking an early lead jockey Van Der Hoven managed to settle Icon King and keep him out front to beat the two Aussie horses and take the Pinnacle Stakes over 1400 m at Kenilworth on 1 April 2017.

Al Mariachi

Well done to owner Grant Knowles, trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Corne Offer on Al Mariachi winning the maiden juvenile plate over 1200m at Kenilworth on Sat 4 March 2017.

Red Rebel

Congratulations to owners Lawrence Pillay & D Chinsammy, trainer Paul Matchett and jockey Randall Simons on Red Rebel’s Race 4 win over 2600 m at Turffontein on 23 Feb 2017. Your patience was rewarded as Red Rebel took the outside on the turn and steadily accelerated to win by a neck after placing in his last 3 starts.

Wrecking Ball

Congratulations to owners Grant Maroun, GH Normand & JC Buffey and Mr & Mrs Mark Aboud, trainer Grant Maroun and jockey Jarryd Penny on Wrecking Ball’s win of the feature race at Turfontein on 14 Feb 2017. Wrecking Ball out of Picadilly Miss by Great Britain (GB) was born and raised by Riverton Stud for World Wise Breeding Syndicate.

Rebel Baron

Congratulations to owners Lawrence Pillay & D Chinsammy, trainer Paul Matchett and jockey Randall Simons on Red Rebel’s Race 4 win over 2600 m at Turffontein on 23 Feb 2017. Your patience was rewarded as Red Rebel took the outside on the turn and steadily accelerated to win by a neck after placing in his last 3 starts.

Lady of the World

Congratulations to owner Kevan Hunter, trainer Stuart Pettigrew and jockey Weichong Marwing on Lady of the World’s third win on Valentine’s Day at Turfontein. Another Great Britain (GB) out of the mare World Wise that was born and raised by Riverton Stud for World Wise Breeding Syndicate.

Prince of Savoy

Congratulations to owner J Liebenberg, trainer J Borman and jockey Mpumelelo Mjoka on Prince of Savoy’s win at Flamingo on 13 Feb 2017. Prince of Savoy out of the mare Govani by Great Britain (GB).

Kudra

Congratulations to owners Messers ML Jean Hardy & BR Sussens, trainer Alyson Wright and jockey Brandon Lerena on Kudra’s lonely win out front over 1900m at Greyville on the poly on 8 Feb 2017. Kudra is by Argonaut out of the mare Kadie and was named by Nick Yell, author of Circling the Great Karoo, who was visiting Barry House on Riverton when she was born.

Icon King

Congratulations to owners Mr & Mrs Zeppel, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey Aldo Domeyer on Icon King (Rebel King x Icon Lady) winning after a slow start over 1100m at Kenilworth on 11/01/2017.

Icon King

Congratulations to owners Mr & Mrs Zeppel, trainer Mike Stewart and jockey Aldo Domeyer on Icon King (Rebel King x Icon Lady) winning over 1400 m at Kenilworth on 28/12/2016 having been placed in all his previous 5 races.

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now powered away from a touted strong maiden field to win his first outing at the start of the Sansui Summer Cup Race Day on the 26/12/2016. Congratulations to Chris van Niekerk, Bruce Gardner, Markus Jooste & Ken Truter and trainer Sean Tarry and young jockey Lyle Hewitson who has now steered several Riverton bred horses into the money!

Gimme One Night

Gimme One Night a 3-y-o-bay gelding by Gimmethegreenlight (AUS) out of Fiesta Queen (SAF) won at Kenilworth under the able hands of jockey, Sihle Cele. (20/12/16) Congratulations to owners Mrs C L Gabler, Dr B D Sarembock, Mr P C Sarembock & Sea Cottage Properties (nom Dr K A Sarembock) and trainer Brett Crawford.

Plum British

Plum British by Great Britain out of the mare Sweet Natasha won Race 1 over 1200m at the Vaal on 17/12/2016. Congratulations to owners Mrs EJ Rorke , Mr JF Finlayson, Mr I Levitan & Mr PA Peter, trainer Paul Peter and a jockey to watch Phelislie Mongqawa!

Emperor Niachos

Emperor Niachos took his 4th win by over a length on the 2nd Dec at Greyville over 2000m under the able hands of jockey Anthony Delpech. Congratulations to owner Mr Z Bifov and trainer F Robinson.

League Of Legends

League Of Legends with Liam Jones up literally ran away from the field to win the Velogic Warehouse And Distribution Services Trophy – Draper’s Mile (1500m) in Mauritius on Sat 5 Nov. Congratulations to owners: MM. S. Gurusami, K.A Jeetun, A. Kisten, S. Sookha & Roshan Jayekurun and trainer Simon Jones. Was in the money again on the 3rd Dec and the 19th Nov 2016.

Crimson Magic

Congratulations to owner & trainer Grant Maroun on Crimson Magic’s win at the Vaal on 29/10/2016. Well ridden by apprentice jockey A Arries. Golden Man who ran second for trainer Grant Maroun was also born and raised at Riverton for Worldwise Breeding Syndicate.

Gimme One Night

Congratulations to Gimme One Night’s owners Mrs C L Gabler, Dr B D Sarembock, Mr P C Sarembock, trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Corne Orffer on his win at Durbanville on Saturday 30th September. Gimme One Night by Gimmethegreenlight (AUS) out of Fiesta Queen (SAF).

A Greater Power

Congratulations to owners Chris Van niekerk and the Anastassopolous family, trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Lyle Hewitson on A Greater Powers 2nd win on 22/09/2016.

Antarctica x2

Congratulations to owners and (clients) breeders W Wu, Peter Gibson & H Wong and trainer WGC Miller on Antarctica’s flying win on the dirt at Flamingo on 29/09/2016 and previously on the 30th May!

League of Legends

Congratulations to owners: MM. S. Gurusami, K.A Jeetun, A. Kisten, S. Sookha & Roshan Jayekurun on League Of Legends out of the mare Legendary Flight’s win in Mauritius on 23 July 2016 for tranier A Perdrau and jockey Vinay Naiko.

A Greater Power

Congratulations to owners Chris Van Niekerk and the Anastassopolous family, trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Lyle Hewitson on A Greater Power’s (National Emblem x Solar Galleon) race 3 win on 12th July. A remarkable achievement for young Lyle Hewitson! Well done on your 60th winner!

Demagogue & Devil in Command

Congratulations to owners Chris Van Niekerk and the Anastassopolous family, trainer Sean Tarry and jockey Lyle Hewitson on A Greater Power’s (National Emblem x Solar Galleon) race 3 win on 12th July. A remarkable achievement for young Lyle Hewitson! Well done on your 60th winner!

Awesome Power

Congratulations to owners Messrs FM Carruthers, P Fourie, Ken Martin and Ian Robinson on Awesome Power, out of the mare Remarkable by Surging River’s, win in Mauritius on 25 June 2016 for jockey Lovekushsingh Goomay and trainer R Gujadhur and being placed on the 19 Nov 2016.

Bois Cherie

Congratulations to owners Messrs RM Sewgoolam & KG Naidoo, jockey Muzi Yeni and trainer CJ Lensley on Bois Cherie’s (Rock of Rochelle x Queen of Rubies) win at the Flamingo on 20/06/2016.

Savage Wind x 3

Well done to Grant Knowles and congratulations to owners SW Phillips, A&G Sofianos, Joe Soma & VK Moodley, trainer Joe Soma and jockey Lyle Hewitson on Savage Wind’s third win on 9 April 2016 and being placed in the Gr1 Gold Cup.

Crimson Magic

By Latino Magic won over 1400m at the Vaal on 12 Jan 2016. Congrats to Owner & Trainer Grant Maroun! Sovereign Mint a good 2nd in race 6 at the Vaal.
Gr1 Winner Link Man born & raised by Riverton for Tawny Syndicate
Princess Sassi winning Gr 2 Golden Slipper
Gr2 Drill Hall Winner Tales of Bravery born & raised by Riverton for Victory Moon Breeding
Dual Gr1 Winner Domino Man
Gr1 winner Cardinal Fury
K414 2015 Race 6 24 Jan

Horse Racing is the Biggest Thrill

“The moment when there was only a breath between victory and failure. Between past and present, present and future.

Just one moment … one breath”.

Roscoe