October 23, 2020
Jamaheery, strong finish. (JC Photos).

Three winners from five Vaal runners

The Vaal classic meeting on Thursday brought tree winners and two places for the stable, a “good day at the office” and there were some promising […]
October 22, 2020

Vaal runner comments, 22/10

HERE are Mike de Kock’s runner comments for the meeting on the Vaal’s Classic Track on Thursday, 22 October: RACE 1: “Lagertha comes off a rest, […]
October 18, 2020
Malmoos, super impressive. (JC Photos)

Malmoos is “the real deal”

“THEY’re two very nice horses and I think Malmoos is the real deal!” said Mike de Kock after Forever Mine and Malmoos posted popular wins at […]
October 16, 2020
Mathew de Kock.

Mat de Kock forms partnership with Robbie Griffiths

CRANBOURNE-based trainer Robbie Griffiths has entered into a training partnership with Mathew De Kock, the son of 126-time Group 1-winning South African trainer Mike De Kock. […]
October 13, 2020
Ipi Tombe (Kirsten Wellman)

Ipi Tombe is very well, aged 22!

OUR former great race mare Ipi Tombe retired to Denali Stud in Lexington Kentucky a few years ago, and Kirsten Wellman took this recent photo of […]
October 10, 2020

The handicapper is right about Mount Pleasant

I note with interest that comment has been levelled at the merit rating of 127 (from 112) given to our three-year-old colt Mount Pleasant, the winner […]
October 6, 2020

CTS partners with De Grendel for Premier Sale

CAPE Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) is proud to announce a partner for the 2021 Cape Premier Yearling Sale to be held at De Grendel, one of the […]
October 4, 2020
Mount Pleasant wins the Gr2 Joburg Spring Challenge. (JC Photos).

A horse of international quality

MIKE de Kock hasn’t been this excited about a young horse in a long time. He is taken with three-year-old Mount Pleasant (AUS), who gave several […]
October 3, 2020
Nefoorah, impressive under Callan Murray. (JC Photos).

A good double comes off

WE expected a good day at the Vaal on Thursday and won with two of three runners, as below: RACE 7 MR 88 HANDICAP, 1800m: WINNER: […]