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: […]
September 27, 2020
Southern Charm.

Southern Charm on course for CTS Ready To Run

SOUTHERN Charm fought back well to gain the upperhand in a Graduation Plate for Fillies and Mares over 1200m at Turffontein’s Inside Track on Saturday. Southern […]
September 26, 2020
Queen Supreme. (Pic: Chase Liebenberg).

Summer Cup Log for 2020

GOT The Greenlight tops the first log for the R425,000 Gauteng Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2000m on the Turffontein Standside track on Saturday 28 Novembe, […]
September 19, 2020
Barak, very fit and stays well.

Turffies 19 Sept: Mdk notes

ONE of those days that could bring a winner or two, but also just a few places. Mike de Kock says all three stable runners are […]