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January 17, 2021

Passionate horse fans on a morning out

THE De Kock family are as close to horse royalty as you can get. Being lucky enough to have met them via my involvement with the […]
January 14, 2021

Two runners in Dubai

We’re starting off in Dubai on Thursday evening with two runners in Race 1, the Mina Hamriya, a Maiden contest over 1400m on dirt. Yurman and […]
January 13, 2021
Queen Supreme wins Paddock Stakes of 2021, with Princess Calla (far side) and Clouds Unfold (blue silks) behind her. (Chase Liebenberg).

Post Paddock Stakes ratings defy logic!

HERE is a letter form Form Bloodstock’s Jehan Malherbe to Mike de Kock Racing about the ratings given to Queen Supreme and others in the race, […]
January 10, 2021

Queen Supreme romps home in Paddock Stakes

It was mission fulfilled for Queen Supreme in the Cartier Paddock Stakes (G1) as she doubled up on last year’s romp in this prestigious WFA contest […]
January 8, 2021
Queen Supreme with travelling lad, Michael Nzilane.

The same regime may work again

MIKE de Kock reports that five-year-old Queen Supreme is very well ahead of her run in the Gr1 Paddock Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday. He said […]
January 7, 2021

Cape Premier Yearling Sale: New date 14 March

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) is postponing the 2021 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, due to the more stringent Covid-19 lockdown measures implemented recently, and the expectation that […]
December 31, 2020

We wish all our racing friends a wonderful 2021!

WE wish our patrons, clients, friends and readers a happy and prosperous New Year, and thank you for your valued support in the very difficult 2020.  […]
December 29, 2020

NHA’s latest lockdown rules

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that it has given careful and urgent consideration to the contents of the President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address last night, which effectively […]
December 27, 2020

DWC retains $12-million purse

DUBAI (Dec 26, 2020)— Dubai Racing Club has announced that the Dubai World Cup Purse has been retained at US$12Million and that the deadline for free […]