July 23, 2020
Hawwaam, on his way.

Mdk interview with Laura King

MIKE de Kock speaks to Dubai Racing Channel’s Laura King about Soqrat’s chances in the Durban July , Hawwaam’s export plans, the export situation and changing […]
July 21, 2020
Randall Simons rides Var and Away.

Vaal Tuesday 21/07: Voice notes

HERE are Mike’s voice notes for four decent runners at the Vaal today: RACE 3: MdkVl2107R3 RACE 4: mdkVl2107R4 RACE 5: MdkvL2107R5 RACE 6: MdkVl2107R6   […]
July 16, 2020
Soqrat, soon to stud.

Multiple Gr1 winner Soqrat to stud after VDJ

ONE of the very best of his generation, the Australian-bred treble Gr1 winner Soqrat is set for a swansong appearance in Africa’s greatest horseracing event, the […]
July 11, 2020
I Am The Secret as a yearling.

De Kock and partners have a Lingfield runner

MIKE de Kock and partners Michael Holding and Jehan Malherbe own a South African-bred making its debut in Race 3 over 1200m at Lingfield, UK, on […]
July 8, 2020
Mathew de Kock, on the balcony at Robbie Griffiths' stable in Cranbourne.

Mathew is putting shoulder to the wheel

MOVING  to a new country in the midst of a global pandemic could have derailed Mat de Kock’s plans to set up his own training operation […]
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 […]