December 30, 2019
Duke Of Spin (nearest camera), gets up to win.

Duke Of Spin dazzled with his finish

WITH just 200m of a MR96 Handicap over 1600m at Turffontein on Saturday to run, top weight Duke Of Spin was going to finish a clear […]
December 24, 2019

Three brothers Halfway To Heaven

THREE sons of the fantastic Wilgerbosdrift broodmare Halfway To Heaven pictured above at the Milnerton training centre. On the left is Gr 1 winner Hawwaam (Silvano), […]
December 22, 2019
Hawwaam wins the Premier Trophy (Chase Liebenberg).

Hawwaam takes it all in his stride

HAWWAAM took Saturday’s Gr2 Premier Trophy over 1800m at Kenilworth in stylish fashion, and returned to the winner’s box the way he’d gone to post – […]
December 21, 2019

Mike’s Saturday comments, Turffontein

MIKE de Kock speaks about Saturday runners at Turffontein, and discusses Hawwaam.
December 18, 2019

“Announcement Of The Year”

THE European Union (EU) has confirmed that an audit of South Africa’s export protocols will be conducted in the months of April/May 2020. This follows a […]
December 14, 2019

Saturday runner previews

HERE’s Mathew de Kock with runner previews for Saturday, 14 December, Turffontein meeting.      
December 10, 2019
Hawwaam. (Chase Liebenberg).

Hawwaam will miss Green Point Stakes

MIKE de Kock has withdrawn favourite Hawwaam from Saturday’s Gr2 Green Point Stakes. The son of Silvano was scratched at 12h39 on Tuesday with Stipes permission […]
December 1, 2019
Soqrat, post-race. (Chase Liebenberg).

Soqrat proved how good he is

MIKE de Kock was denied his 10th Summer Cup success when Sean Tarry’s Zillzaal (28-1), kept going from the front to hold a low-flying Soqrat off […]
November 29, 2019
Talkmore Masawi with Barahin (Michel Bega/The Citizen)

Masawi brothers eye Summer Cup success

IT is no secret that there have been misguided narratives circulating on multiple media platforms regarding the relationship between trainers and grooms over the last few […]