March 1, 2021

Planning for a return to glory days!

FROM THOROUGHBRED RACING COMMENTARY (TRC) MIKE DE KOCK INTERVIEW WITH LAURA KING Blue Stables are something of a sad sight. Once they were full of horses […]
February 28, 2021
Al Sakeet, impressed Callan Murray.

Al Sakeet looks the part

A good double at the Vaal on Thursday included a win for Al Sakeet, who looks promising. Details below. GRADUATION PLATE, 1000m WINNER: AL SAKEET Pedigree: […]
February 16, 2021
Mike Wittstock, food parcels to grooms.

Wittstock gives, generously!

The racing industry is characterised by people with big hearts, big wallets, or both, writes DANIE TOERIEN. When it comes to big hearted, few compare to […]
February 15, 2021

We’ll keep Sheikh Hamdan’s fire burning in SA

Mike de Kock says that Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai’s decision to wind down his Australian operation was not unexpected in the current […]
February 14, 2021
Malmoos, courageous win. (JC Photos)

Malmoos expected to improve into SA Classic

Malmoos (22-10) was too good for a competitive field of classic contenders in the WSB Gauteng Guineas at Turffontein on Saturday, giving Valentine’s Day baby Mike […]
February 13, 2021
Mount Pleasant.

Some concern about soft track

Mike de Kock is apprehensive about the effect soft going could have on top-rated Mount Pleasant in WSB Gauteng Guineas at Turffontein on Saturday, writes JACK […]
February 10, 2021
Lyrical Dance (Callan Murray).

Ticking over nicely

THE stable’s ticking over, after our Vaal double on Tuesday we’re on 53 winners with the highest strike rate (16.3%) in the Top 75 on the […]
February 7, 2021
Al Sakeet romps home. (JC Photos).

Al Sakeet can go on if he stays sound

Al Sakeet (Callan Murray up) was a 6.50-length winner on his Vaal 1000m debut Thursday, clocking a fast 57.05s. Murray said: “He’d shown good work and […]
February 3, 2021

Two big runners in WSB Gauteng Guineas

QUALITY rather than quantity is the basis of the World Sports Betting Gauteng Guineas and Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies Guineas at Turffontein on Saturday. The pair of […]