August 6, 2020
Naafer, Race 8. (JC Photos).

Vaal voice notes, Thursday

TODAY’s meeting is at the Vaal, and Mike has filed voice notes for our four runners: RACES 2,3 AND 8 mDKvL20200806Races2and3and8.oga RACE 6 MdkVL20200806R6  
August 4, 2020
Pic by illustration.

US betting developments can harm racing

FROM The Thoroughbred Idea Foundation, an interesting report: Do stakeholders in American Thoroughbred racing really understand the state of the business as it relates to wagering? […]
August 4, 2020
Mathew, happy in Oz.

Mat, Down Under

MATHEW De Kock made the decision to emigrate to Australia last year. He departed for Melbourne in March 2020 with his girlfriend Monique Mansour in search […]
August 1, 2020
Risk Taker, Race 7.

Runner comments, Turffontein 2 August

MIKE de Kock’s runner comments for the standside meeting at Turffontein on Sunday, 2 August, are: Race  4: MYNAGE is well, fitting her with a tongue […]
July 31, 2020
Kelvin and Angie Haarhoff on their wedding day in 2019.

We’ll never forget you, Kel!

THE TBA Sales Complex at its 2020 renewal today is empty, not the same without Kelvin Haarhoff, our wonderful friend who passed away on Thursday. Kelvin […]
July 29, 2020
Moments Like This, a quick winner for Tommy Shawe. (JC Photos).

Smart debuts at Turffontein

THE stable had two good debut winners at Turffontein on July Day: RACE 1: JUVENILE PLATE, 1160m WINNER:  FOREVER MINE, 2bg by Vercingetorix x Amazing Grace […]
July 25, 2020

Mike on Soqrat, VDJ

MIKE de Kock speaks to Andrew Bon about Soqrat and other runners in Saturday’s Vodacom Durban July.
July 23, 2020
Mike de Kock.,

Turffontein 23/7, voice notes

VOICE notes for the meeting at Turffontein’s inside track on Thursday, 23 July, provided on Wednesday afternoon. RACE 1: mdktrf2307r1 RACE 2: mdktrf2307R2 RACE 6: MdkTrf2307R6 […]
July 23, 2020
Hawwaam, on his way.

Mdk interview with Laura King

MIKE de Kock speaks to Dubai Racing Channel’s Laura King about Soqrat’s chances in the Durban July , Hawwaam’s export plans, the export situation and changing […]