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June 6, 2020
Hawwaam wins Horse Chestnut Stakes. (JC Photos).

Hawwaam, no sweat!

HAWWAAM (Gr1 Horse Chestnut Stakes) and Summer Pudding (Gr2 SA Oaks/Triple Tiara) gave breeders Wilgerbosdrift-Mauritzfontein a terrific feature double on Derby Day, courtesy of Maine Chance’s […]
June 6, 2020

Interview package, Derby Day

MIKE de Kock discusses the stable’s runners on SA Derby day in an interview package sponsored by Interbet, and compiled by Andrew Bon.
June 4, 2020
Risk Taker. (JC Photos).

Vaal runner comments, Thursday

HERE are Mike de Kock’s voice notes for the Vaal meeting on Thursday, 4 June: RACE 1: RACE2: RACE 3: RACE 6: RACE 7: RACE 8:
June 2, 2020
Alicante (nearest camera).

Mdk’s Tuesday runner comments

MIKE de Kock has provided voice notes on his Vaal runners today (Tuesday 2 June, as below): APPLE USERS PLSE USE CHROME BROWSER, NOT SAFARI RACE […]
May 29, 2020

Mdk Staff Profiles # 9: ‘Shorty’ Feni

Mdk Staff Profiles # 9: Lindele Feni NAME Lindele “Shorty” Feni.  I am 37 years old and was born in Mtata, Transkei. FAMILY I am married […]
May 28, 2020

SA racing will resume on 1 June

THE NHA is pleased to announce that Horseracing in South Africa will resume on 1 June 2020 behind closed doors. The  NHA have informed the Racing […]
May 19, 2020

RA pays out R3,879-million

THE Racing Association have paid R3,879,000 to trainers around the country this month. Since the RA’s Covid-19 relief fund was announced last month, 97% of trainers […]
May 9, 2020

Mary Oppenheimer daughters (MOD) step in to help racing

PHUMELELA Gaming and Leisure went into Business Rescue late on Friday afternoon, and a Post Commencement Finance (‘PCF’) deal has been agreed to with Mary Oppenheimer […]
May 6, 2020

Lockdown grip threatens horse welfare

JANE Fonda — still going strong at age 82 — had the star role in Sydney Pollack’s 1969 movie They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?, recalls DAVID […]