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May 17, 2021

Of Kings and… cabbages

There is a famous poem by Lewis Carroll called ‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’, writes ROBERT BLOOMBERG in Sporting Post. One of the verses reads: “The […]
May 15, 2021
BetXS terminals in Ireland.

What does the ideal betting shop look like?

Can you remember when last you visited a CD store? Nor can we, because they’ve all but disappeared in the last six, seven-odd years. Digital technology […]
May 8, 2021

Off the mark for Lady Laidlaw

We were privileged at Turffontein Thursday to have our first winner for Lady Christine Laidlaw’s Khaya stables – Archer’s Girl winning her Maiden in game fashion […]
May 2, 2021

Malmoos to take a break

Malmoos will be withdrawn from the 2021 Durban July nominations on Monday, said Mike de Kock following the Triple Crown winner’s lacklustre run in Saturday’s G1 […]
May 1, 2021
Malmoos, perfect prep.

Bring on the race!

Malmoos has enjoyed an excellent preparation and Mike de Kock said on Saturday morning the colt is ready for his much-anticipated clash with older stars Summer […]
April 28, 2021
Masaaken wins under a polished ride from Chamu Mabaya. (JC Photos).

King Of Orange gets first win in Mdk yard

THREE-year-old filly Masaaken (Chamu Mabaya up) gave Amsterdam-based owner Andre van Schaik his first winner in the De Kock stable, and we’re all happy for the […]
April 25, 2021
Seldom without a smile: Costa Livanos loved his horses.

Vale Costa Livanos!

We are sad to announce today the passing of stable patron Costa Livanos, on Saturday night, following illness. Costa was one of South Africa’s major racehorse […]
April 24, 2021

Racing in Australia is booming

Racing Victoria has announced that turnover on Victorian racing increased 32.6 per cent to a record $5.07 billion in the first half of the 2020/21 season, […]
April 15, 2021
Malmoos (Luke Ferraris) on the gallop track.

Let’s find another Malmoos!

MALMOOS, photographed in work earlier this week by Candiese Lenferna. Mike de Kock will be buying a few “on spec” at the Bloodstock SA National Yearling […]