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August 7, 2010

What lies ahead, 2010/11?

GIVEN the season he has just enjoyed, trainer Mike de Kock wouldn’t be human if he wasn’t excited about his prospects for the next 12 months, […]
August 1, 2010

Mdk fools ’em with pace!

CHARL Pretorius of racingweb.co.za reviews the 2010 Durban July and explains how Mike de Kock’s team
July 30, 2010

Irish Flame is media’s choice

JACK MILNER of Racing Express is one of a number of racing editors who picked Irish Flame as his 2010 Durban July winner. He sets out […]
June 20, 2010

Obrigado, Ilha Grande!

IT’s not just Greyville’s night lights that gives one the impression that two-year-old filly Ilha Grande (seen winning over 1300m on Friday)
June 19, 2010

Ancestral Fore wins Gold Cup

“HE’s no ‘Mr. Plod’, believe you me,” said Mike de Kock after  Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum’s three-year-old Ancestral Fore
June 10, 2010

Gold Cup Nominations

AFTER Irish Flame won the Grade 1 Daily News 2000 at Greyville on Saturday trainer Mike de Kock admitted he was not exactly sure where to […]
May 16, 2010

‘Lizard’ gets his revenge!

SINGAPORE – Lizard’s Desire, only pipped at the highest international level in his last two starts, went one better on Sunday when he lined up against
April 27, 2010

Diane’s sterling work

IN this enjoyable read, NICCI GARNER of Racing Express gets behind the scenes in Mike de Kock’s engine room, where wife Diane prepares the stable’s
April 26, 2010

Irish Flame the Derby hope

A Triple Crown is not easy to win, as Smarty Jones and so many others before him have demonstrated, writes JACK MILNER, editor of Racing Express.