News Briefs

February 14, 2022
Malmoos at Ridgemont Highlands.

Malmoos arrives at Ridgemont Highlands

The magnificent and fertile lime-rich Robertson Valley rolled out the proverbial red carpet and welcomed another big name equine resident at the weekend. South African Triple […]
February 9, 2022

Off to Australia (Gramps!)

Mike de Kock is off to Australia for a couple of weeks for the birth of his first grandchild from son Mathew and his partner Monique […]
February 1, 2022
Al Muthana wins again. (JC Photos).

Al Muthana’s runaway Listed win

A horse whose early career was thrown off track by the handicapper, the 4yo Australian-bred Al Muthana registered his first stakes success when an easy winner […]
January 30, 2022
Job Motha.

A Job well done!

Our veteran stable employee Job Motha explains his happiness about Sparkling Water’s win in this video clip. Job turned her out beautifully and she ran accordingly. […]
January 26, 2022
Bold Act, storming finish. (JC Photos).

Two fillies back to best

The stable saddled the Race 7/8 Win Double at Turffontein on Tuesday when smart filly Bold Act bounced back to her best and the useful Florentina […]
January 5, 2022

A good heart is hard to find

Feargall Sharkey sang, ‘A good heart is hard to find’ – otherwise known as ‘Song For Trainers’.  Sometimes ability or sheer talent can be second to […]
December 27, 2021
John Yeoman.

RIP John Yeoman

We have been advised of the passing of John Yeoman, aged 90.  Mr Yeoman joined horseracing on the Highveld in 1967 and he worked as the […]
December 26, 2021

Callan rides a winner for Mat, Robbie

Former South African team-mates Callan Murray and Mathew de Kock combined at Geelong Racecourse today to win with Oracolo (30-1), trained by the Robbie Griffiths/Mathew de […]
December 21, 2021
Keepingthepeace gets up to win. (JC Photos).

Keeping the Make(peace)

If one were to ignore her below-par run in soft going last time, Keepingthepeace was arguably better than a 10-1 shot at Turffontein on Monday. With […]