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February 7, 2022

Malmoos is retired to stud

Shadwell have decided to retire Captain Al’s Triple Crown winning son Malmoos from racing. He will be taking up duties at Ridgemont/Highlands to stand alongside Rafeef. […]
February 7, 2022
Desert Miracle is ready.

Guineas Day Turffontein: Runner comments

Tuesday sees a high-profile race meeting at Turffontein featuring the G2 Gauteng Guineas and the G2 Gauteng Fillies Guineas, the respective first of three legs of […]
January 30, 2022
Sparkling Water connections with the sponsor, New Turf Carriers.

Last-gasp win for super Sparkling Water!

S’manga Khumalo had a Plan A and a Plan B for Sparkling Water in Saturday’s G2 New Turf Carriers Western Cape Stayers over 2800m at Kenilworth, […]
January 29, 2022
Sparkling Water.

Sparkling Water is well fancied

Betway Ambassador Mike de Kock won’t have any runners competing in this year’s renewal of the Cape Town Met on Saturday, but he has taken one […]
January 23, 2022
Aragosta (far side) ran on to win. (JC Photos).

Aragosta’s class prevailed

Mike de Kock’s concern that the inside track at Turffontein would be too sharp for Aragosta in G3 class materialised when the gelding was outpaced in […]
January 21, 2022

Weekend runner comments

Mike de Kock’s runner comments for Friday, 21 January and Saturday 22 January are: FRIDAY: Meydan (Dubai) Race 1: “We have Albion Square making his debut […]
January 16, 2022

4Racing launches exciting racing channels

The new racing operator, 4Racing, will this week launch two brand new betting channels via 4RacingTV providing punters all the essential race and bookmakers tote betting […]
January 12, 2022
Al Muhtana ran on well. (JC Photos).

Al Muthana runs on late

Al Muthana came from midfield to win a MR104 Handicap over 1600m on the Vaal’s classic track on Tuesday – well-timed by S’Manga Khumalo, who had […]
January 10, 2022
Magical Land (nearest camera), lost by a nose. (Al Adiyat).

Magical Land, unlucky loser!

Mike de Kock has reported back on the runs of Magical Land (Frankel) and Celtic Voyager (Vercingetorix), who made their debuts at Meydan in Dubai last […]