News Briefs

March 7, 2021

Online innovation for Cape Premier Sale

The CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale at De Grendel Estate on 14 March has received an innovative boost which will complement the live auction and strengthen […]
February 25, 2021
Alistair Cohen.

Cohen will debut as auctioneer

Alistair Cohen, the talented and popular Johannesburg-based race caller, will be making his auctioneering debut for CTS at the 2021 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, at the […]
February 20, 2021
Highland Reel colt, Magic Millions.

Griffiths, De Kock receive good SA support

Mathew de Kock, in his partnership training capacity alongside Cranbourne’s Robbie Griffiths, received some notable South African support at the Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale […]
February 4, 2021
Shadow Creek (JC Photos).

Some fun with friends

MIKE de Kock has noted recently how he enjoys racing with friends, and the stable’s last two winners have come for regular lunch partners. Governors Glory […]
January 26, 2021

Two more, at Turffontein

The stable has enjoyed a decent month of January, and Port Key, followed by Risk Taker, won at Turffontein on Saturday. RACE 1, MR86 HANDICAP, 2600m […]
January 17, 2021
In Limbo wins. (JC Photos).

The stars aligned for In Limbo

IN Limbo, the full-sister to Hawwaam and half-sister to Rainbow Bridge and Golden Ducat, exited the Maiden ranks with a workmanlike success over Bright Eyed Girl […]
January 10, 2021

Griffiths and De Kock have their ducks in a row!

Seeking potential race track stars at the Magic Millions Sale in Australia’s Gold Coast this week were Mathew de Kock and Robbie Griffiths. “The third guy […]
December 30, 2020

Jockeys Association wants NHA in court

THE Jockeys Association of South Africa is in the process of launching an Urgent Court Application against the National Horseracing Authority (NHA), following the NHA’s refusal […]
December 22, 2020
Laura and Brian de Villiers, 2011. (supplied).

RIP: Laura De Villiers

WE regret to report that Laura Anne de Villiers, wife of our late co-worker and stable friend Brian de Villiers, sadly passed away on 15 December. […]