May 30, 2020

SA racing’s plans for next few weeks

SOUTH African horseracing swings back into action this Monday 1 June with a 10-race meeting on the Greyville Polytrack in Durban. Racing was given the all-clear […]
May 29, 2020

Mdk Staff Profiles # 9: ‘Shorty’ Feni

Mdk Staff Profiles # 9: Lindele Feni NAME Lindele “Shorty” Feni.  I am 37 years old and was born in Mtata, Transkei. FAMILY I am married […]
May 28, 2020

SA racing will resume on 1 June

THE NHA is pleased to announce that Horseracing in South Africa will resume on 1 June 2020 behind closed doors. The  NHA have informed the Racing […]
May 23, 2020

SA’s Save Our Jocks Campaign

KIRRA Kotzen, daughter of trainer Glen and Kathy Kotzen, has initiated a fundraising drive for South African jockeys via backabuddy, with the blessing and support of […]
May 19, 2020

RA pays out R3,879-million

THE Racing Association have paid R3,879,000 to trainers around the country this month. Since the RA’s Covid-19 relief fund was announced last month, 97% of trainers […]
May 13, 2020

Mdk Staff Profiles # 8: David Blaai

Mdk Staff Profiles: David Blaai NAME David Blaai, 48 years old, and was born in Tsolo Transkei. FAMILY I’m married to Nomzukis and I have three […]
May 9, 2020

Injured groom recovers from serious injury

ON 3 April, our stable employee Eric Sambane was badly kicked on his head by a horse. Eric was rushed to hospital and operated on  by […]
May 9, 2020

Mary Oppenheimer daughters (MOD) step in to help racing

PHUMELELA Gaming and Leisure went into Business Rescue late on Friday afternoon, and a Post Commencement Finance (‘PCF’) deal has been agreed to with Mary Oppenheimer […]
May 6, 2020

SA govt rejects NHA’s proposal to resume racing

THE National Horseracing Authority (NHA) have just received feedback on the submissions that were made to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and the […]