Please be advised that the Renewal of Colours and/or Licence for the 2019/2020 racing season has commenced. Renewals returned after 15 June 2019, will be subject to a surcharge.

If you elect to renew your colours by making the required payment without submitting the prescribed renewal form, the details as recorded on your last completed application or renewal form, will be treated as both true and correct and shall be applicable and you shall remain bound by the latest National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa Constitution and Rules. 

H Kayiya
Racing Admin Executive

Please be advised that at the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday, 23 April 2019, it was agreed that an additional Breeder Foal Levy will be charged on all initial foal registrations to assist with the funding of SA Equine Health and Protocols NPC (SAEHP), in order to obtain direct export approval through the European Union. This fee will be levied on all 2018 foals onwards.

Breeders who have already paid the 2018 foal fees are required to pay the shortfall amount of R1 150 (VAT incl) per foal, in order for passports to be issued. These invoices will be forwarded to the respective breeders on 6 May 2019.

 Registration of a 2018 foal  R 3 138
 NHA Admin and Passport Fee  R    318
 Foal Identification Fee  R    792
 Foal Levy for Equine Research  R    878**
 Contribution to SAEHP  R 1 150**
             ** TBA Breeder Levy (R2 028)  

Breeder levy enquiries can be directed to Catherine Hartley This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

H Kayiya

Stud Book Keeper

The National Board have in terms of Clause 16.2 of the Constitution, amended the Rules, with effect from 10 May 2019. These amendments were published in the Racing Calendar No. 39 on 26 April 2019.

Click Calender 39 to view changes.


The following licences were granted at a Licencing Meeting held on 18 February 2019

M J Odendaal (Kwa-Zulu Natal)


C Herrera Gomez (Central Province)


C N Tucker to Trainer T Spies (Central Province)


S Swanepoel to Trainer P M Gadsby for a six-month probationary period (Kwa-Zulu Natal)
D Naidoo to Trainer L W Goosen for a six-month probationary period (Kwa-Zulu Natal) 


R A Curling to Jockey M A Yeni (Central Province)


S Stafford – Veterinarian (Kwa-Zulu Natal)
S Kinti – Handler (Eastern Cape)
M Mtwesi – Handler (Eastern Cape)
B D Zabendlini – Handler (Central Province)
N Dadamasi – Handler (Central Province)

The following Probationary Stable Employee has passed their exam:
E L la Grange (Central Province)


The following licences were granted at a Licensing Meeting held on the 17 January 2019



C A Little – condition: 6 urine samples per racing season (Central Province)

C B Bantam – for a six month period with reviews (Western Cape) 



C G Eudey to Trainer W Whitehead (Kwa-Zulu Natal)

J Buckler to Trainer G S Kotzen (Western Cape)



D Prinsloo to Trainer C I Jonker for a six-month probationary period (Central Province)



D Dayanand to Jockey L Hewitson (Kwa-Zulu Natal)

H J Isaacs to Jockey K G Steyn (Central Province) 




C A Little – condition: 6 urine samples per racing season (Central Province)

C B Bantam – for a six month period with reviews (Western Cape)