News Briefs

July 3, 2020
Al Muthana.

Al Muthana is out of Gold Medallion

AL MUTHANA, the favourite for Saturday’s Gr1 Golden Horse Medallion at Scottsville, has been withdrawn from the race. Mike de Kock said on Friday morning: “He […]
June 27, 2020
Al Madher.

A double for Sheikh Hamdan

WE saddled two winners for Sheikh Hamdan of Dubai at the Vaal’s classic track on Thursday: RACE 1 MAIDEN JUVENILE PLATE, 1600m AL MADHAR 2bC Silvano […]
June 25, 2020
Vaseem (Race 5).

Vaal Thursday 25/6, voice notes

HERE are Mike de Kock’s runner comments for Vaal Thurday, given at 9.30 this morning RACE 1 mdkVL0625R1 RACE 2 mdkVL0625R2 RACES 3 AND 5 mdkVL0625Races3and5 […]
June 23, 2020

Mike’s Zoom notes for Vaal, Tuesday

INSTEAD of voice notes, Mike de Kock makes an appearance on ‘Clocking The Gallop’ and speaks to Nico Kritsiotis about the stable’s Vaal runners today.
June 13, 2020
Najem Suhail (AUS), speedy on debut.

Inglis Melbourne is an excellent sale

NAJEM Suhail (AUS) was very speedy on his 1000m debut at the Vaal on Thursday. He hopped out fast under Calan Murray and maintained a gallop […]
June 11, 2020
Battleoftrafalgar, Race 9.

Voice notes, Vaal Thursday

MIKE de Kock has three runners today at the Vaal, below are his voice notes: (Saved for VLC Media Player, we will be testing a few […]
June 7, 2020

Frosted Gold has a KZN Guineas chance

MIKE de Kock considers Dave Maclean’s Frosted Gold to have a chance in Sunday’s Gr2 KZN Guineas at Greyville. He reported on Sunday morning: “He travelled […]
June 6, 2020

All Gauteng jockeys tested for CV-19

THE current pandemic has turned our world upside down.  SARS-CoV-2, the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, is a “novel” virus, which means that it is new […]
May 30, 2020

SA racing’s plans for next few weeks

SOUTH African horseracing swings back into action this Monday 1 June with a 10-race meeting on the Greyville Polytrack in Durban. Racing was given the all-clear […]