Dark night of SA horse racing

Dark night of SA horse racing

Night events have become a reality at Turffontein, despite strenuous objections from steed owners and local residents. So just how did Phumelela, which controls much of the sport, persuade the Gauteng government to go along with the plan?

Owners and trainers appealed, and Phumelela did a bit of work on them, using its status as landlord and threats of eviction as leverage.

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