July 7, 2020
Hawwaam with Johnny Geroudis, Sonke Cacambile and Vengi Masawi. (Candiese Marnewick)

Hawwaam and others off to quarantine station

STAR colt Hawwaam said good bye to Mike de Kock’s team and Randjesfontein this morning when he was loaded on a New Turf Carriers Float to […]
July 5, 2020
Marshall, Race 7.

Voice notes, Turffontein 5 July

HERE are Mike’s voice notes for the meeting at Turffontein’s standside track, Sunday 5 July 2020: RACE 1: MdkTrf05072020R1 RACE 3: MdkTrf05072020R3 RACES 5, 7 AND […]
June 27, 2020
Hawwaam races clear of Soqrat. (JC Photos).

Hawwaam: A further call to EU to expedite audit!

MIKE de Kock was as much in awe of Hawwaam’s 3.50-length victory in Saturday’s WSB Premier’s Champions Challenge over 2000m at Turffontein as the thousands of […]
June 27, 2020
Mount Pleasant (nearest camera) wins the SA Nursery from Najem Suhail. (JC Photos).

Colts’ Nursery is the ‘Mike and Dave’ show!

MIKE de Kock and Dave Maclean on Saturday won the Gr2 SA Nursery over 1160m at Turffontein for the second year running, following Frosted Gold’s 2019 […]
June 27, 2020
Queen Supreme.

Runner comments, Champions Day

MIKE’s runner comments for Champions Day, Saturday, are in a trainer interview compilation produced by Andrew Bon.
June 24, 2020
Battleoftrafalgar. (JC Photos).

Nice sprint double at Vaal

TWO winners at the Vaal on Tuesday, 24 June: RACE 5: GRADUATION PLATE over 1200m WINNER: BATTLEOFTRAFALGAR 3-y-old bay gelding Captain Al – Gibraltar Blue (IRE) […]
June 22, 2020

Dettori family no strangers to SA

FRANKIE Dettori often visits South Africa for Jockeys Internationals and other feature rides, and so did his father, Gianfranco, himself a leading rider of his day […]
June 19, 2020

Al Muthana has big potential

MIKE de Kock clearly has another potential star in his stable as Al Muthana made an impressive winning debut at Turffontein on Thursday, writes JACK MILNER. […]
June 18, 2020

Turffontein 18 June: Voice notes

WE are expecting a decent day at Turffontein, some nice runners, several wil be competitive: TRF0618R1 TRF0618R2 TRF0618R3 TRF0618R4 TRF0618R5 TRF0618RACE6AND7