June 24, 2022
Aragosta (nearest camera) and Safe Passage at the HJD gallops. (Candiese Lenferna).

HDJ Gallops went well

Mike de Kock was satisfied with the gallops of his Hollywoodbets Durban July runners at Greyville on Thursday morning and was also pleased to se a […]
June 22, 2022
Ready To Fly. No stress. (Candiese Lenferna).

Ready To Fly gives Benmag a proper lift-off

Neil Andrews’ Benmag Brown Syndicate enjoyed a first-class lift-off when Ready To Fly (Richard Fourie) shot 2.50-lengths clear of her rivals in a Maiden Juvenile Plate […]
June 21, 2022
Good Queen Bess, back to winning ways.

Good Queen Bess caps a good weekend

Kingman’s daughter Good Queen Bess capped a wonderful weekend for Mary Slack when she got back to winning ways at Scottsville on Saturday. Her victory came […]
June 20, 2022

Inactivated AHS Vaccine Shows Promise

An inactivated vaccine that targets all nine serotypes of African horse sickness (AHS) virus is showing encouraging results in trials performed in the United Arab Emirates, where protective […]
June 18, 2022
Good Queen Bess, back to sprinting.

Saturday at Scottsville: Comments

Mike de Kock was left scratching his head when Al Sakeet ran way below his best in the recent Golden Horse Sprint at Greyville. His charge […]
June 17, 2022
Claymore (black silks) wins the Hampton Court.

Mary Slack’s Claymore wins at Royal Ascot

The Gr3 Hampton Court Stakes was supposed to be a coronation for The Queen’s Reach For The Moon but South African owner Mary Slack’s Claymore wasn’t […]
June 15, 2022

Durban July weights published

The Hollywoodbets Durban July weights are out and last year’s winner Kommetdieding and Jet Dark will carry joint topweight of 60kg off their 129 merit ratings, […]
June 11, 2022
Al Muthana (right) posts his first, deserved G1. (Candiese Lenferna).

Al Muthana takes the gold!

Mike de Kock had expressed positive thoughts about Al Muthana prior to Saturday’s G1 Gold Challenge over 1600m at Greyvile and he was proven right saying […]
June 11, 2022
Union Square, good test today.

Weekend runner comments

Mike de Kock has entered stable contenders for four of the five Listed and Graded features at Greyville on Saturday, and has three others running in […]