News Briefs

April 15, 2020
Sonke Cacambile with Hawwaam.

Mdk staff profiles # 5: Sonke Cacambile

Mdk staff profiles # 5 NAME Sonke Cacambile, age 33. Born in the Eastern Cape FAMILY Married to Amanda and I have two boys. How many […]
April 14, 2020

RA’s latest letter to members

HERE is the Racing Association’s acting Chairman Brian Riley’s letter to members, circulated on 13 April The current lockdown has caused considerable disruption to the income […]
April 9, 2020

Mdk staff profiles # 4: Bruce Makhubalo

Mdk staff profiles # 4 NAME Mxoleleni Makhubalo, known as Bruce. Aged 44. Born in Tsolo. FAMILY I’m married to Philiswa and I have two girls […]
April 6, 2020
David Hlamine.

Mdk Staff Profiles # 3: David Hlamine

Mdk Staff Profiles # 3:  David Hlamine NAME: David Hlamine, aged 43. Born in Swaziland and grew up in Mozambique FAMILY:  I am married to Gentaella […]
March 31, 2020
Vengi Masawi, assistant trainer.

Mdk staff profiles # 1: Vengi Masawi

Mike de Kock stable staff # 1 NAME: WENGESAI MASAWI (‘Vengi”), aged 41, and born in Zimbabwe. FAMLY  I’m married to Ivy and have three girls. […]
March 27, 2020

Sun Giant wins for Armitage family

SUN Giant, by the recently deceased Ashaawes, won his Maiden over 1600m at the Vaal on Thursday, 26 March, ridden by Chamu Mabaya. Sun Giant races […]
March 21, 2020

Gold Circle adds Covid-19 measures

GOLD Circle has announced further restrictions in an effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and to ensure that horse racing continues and provides the […]
March 18, 2020

We race on, with conditions

AFTER due consideration, the South African horseracing industry has decided to further restrict the individuals who may attend race meetings. With effect from Thursday 19 March […]
March 15, 2020

Mr Ferraris hands over trophy

ORMOND Ferraris, the recently retired master trainer who had the Listed Oaks Trial named after him (having won 10 Oaks himself), handed over Saturday’s inaugural winning […]