News Briefs

February 20, 2024
Do You Think So wins. (Image Jay Town / Racing Photos)

What do you think- is this a nice horse?

There aren’t many grey horses by So You Think, but we saw one win on debut at Benalla on Tuesday and the horse he beat is […]
February 17, 2024
Safe Passage (right).

Turffontein 17 Feb: Runner comments

On a roll with three winners on the inside track at Turffontein on Thursday, Betway Ambassador Mike de Kock will be hoping he can maintain his […]
February 9, 2024

Runner comments, Turffontein 10 Feb

Mike saddled the improving La Moohal to an easy win on Thursday, the stable remains in good form. He also noted in this column last week, […]
February 3, 2024
Gimme A Nother.

Runner comments, Guineas Day

Last weekend’s TAB carryover Pick 6 on the Cape Town Met meeting paid in excess of R585,000 to 14 winners, but more punters could share in […]
January 27, 2024

Bet with the world for big payouts!

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) tote operates the biggest tote pools in the world. The concept of a global pool came about as the natural […]
January 20, 2024

Three runners at Turffontein

A week ahead of the Cape Town Met, there is a double-header at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth and Turffontein on Saturday and a meeting at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on […]
January 13, 2024

Runner preview, Turffontein Satuturday 13 Jan

There is a local double-header with a bumper 12-race programme on the standside track at Turffontein and a nine-race card at HWB Kenilworth on Saturday. The […]
January 11, 2024
Justaboom as a yearling.

Justaboom wins for SA owners

There was more success for South African owners in Australia on Thursday when three-year-old filly Justaboom won her Maiden over 1600m at Pakenham Racecourse for the […]
January 6, 2024
Champagne Cocktail, needs a good pace over 1400m.

Weekend runner comments

Mike de Kock’s runners are in excellent racing shape and to be included wherever they are entered. He has a pair of stayers running at the […]