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Located in the suburbs of Johannesburg Turffontein is one of South Africa’s premier racecourses. Racing was first held at the course in 1887, recently the course has enjoyed major refurbishments including the installation of floodlights to allow for night meeting. Racing from Turffontein is often featured in the U.K. when bad weather forces the abandonment of many races during the winter months. Of course Turffontein doesn’t suffer from these adverse weather conditions.
The course itself provides a stiff test for horses, all races run clockwise and the course has a run-in of slightly less than 500m. However, the track rises 10m from the 1400m to the 500m marks giving horse plenty to do in the final stages. In shorter races low numbered draws are considered to have a good advantage of the high draws.
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Big race days at Turffontein include the SA Fillies Classic and November’s Summer Cup.
Racing in area dates back to the early colonial periods.
Prize money for the big races at Turffontein can exceed 1 Million rand.