UPCOMING RACEDAY MATCHEM STAKES DAY, Saturday 28 September

What’s In A Name? Dean Street

The second in our monthly series of stories behind naming a winner at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth or Hollywoodbets Durbanville. This month we look at Dean Street. It’s been an extraordinary journey for partners James Drew and Mike Fullard. They had their first winner in their colours in 1989 and 35 years later, and they’re still churning […]

The stories behind owner’s colours: Shannon Stokes

They say that watching the horse you own and leading a horse into the winner’s enclosure is an adrenaline rush that you can’t buy over the counter. That feeling isn’t much different whether it’s in an Open Maiden where the winner is unlikely to go on and win multiple races, or if you have a […]

Ride Of The Month: Craig Zackey

The second in our series of the most eye-catching ride by a jockey each month at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth and Durbanville. We ask former Cape Met-winning rider and renowned jockey MJ Byleveld, now a member of Cape Racing’s on-course commentary team, for his verdict. Ride Of The Month (June): Craig Zackey You know we’re getting right […]

Vaughan Marshall

Vaughan Marshall saw it coming from a long way out. What he envisaged then, the racing community is seeing now. It was the morning of 25 October 2022. His long-standing assistant Adele Alsop answered the knock on the door at the stable and informed me that the trainer was expecting me. On walking into his […]

Hollywoodbets Durbanville, Saturday 28 September