April 13, 2020

SA racing planned for 1 May with reduced stakes

FOLLOWING Government’s announcement to extend the COVID-19 Lockdown to the end of April, there have been numerous meetings of the Racing Operators, the Racing Association and […]
April 9, 2020
Michael Leaf with Mary Slack.

Michael Leaf resigns from RA

MICHAEL Leaf has resigned as a Director and Chairman of the Board of the Racing Association as at 6 April 2020.  Leaf served as a Trustee […]
April 3, 2020
Alson Ndzilana.

Mdk staff profiles # 2: Alson Ndzilana

Mike de Kock stable staff # 2 WE introduce you to our staff, in this lockdown period: NAME: Alson Ndzilana aged 43 and born in Umtata […]
April 2, 2020
Charles Savage.

RA working hard during lockdown

THE world is going through incredibly uncertain times, and the South African racing industry is of course by no means immune. The RA Board is acutely […]
March 24, 2020

Task Team will navigate racing during lockdown

LEADERS of the South African horseracing industry met this morning in the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s nationwide lockdown announcement last night and have formed a […]
March 22, 2020

Racing presses ahead!

DESPITE a number of challenges, two highly successful meetings were concluded at Durbanville and Turffontein on Saturday. With racing now taking place behind closed door due […]
March 18, 2020

Former track stars in retirement

HERE are former track stars who will bring back good memories to all. Lining up (top) are former Summer Cup winners Ingleside (Dolpour, 2001, nearest camera) […]
March 15, 2020
Fayrooz (Marco van Rensburg) wins the Listed Oaks Trial.

A feature double for Al Adiyaat

MIKE de Kock saddled a feature double for Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum’s Al Adiyaat South Africa at Turffontein Saturday when Vaseem won the Gold […]
March 14, 2020

Runner comments, 14 March

MIKE de Kock’s runner comments for Turffontein Saturday, in an interview compilation by Andrew Bon.