News Briefs

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 […]
May 23, 2020

SA’s Save Our Jocks Campaign

KIRRA Kotzen, daughter of trainer Glen and Kathy Kotzen, has initiated a fundraising drive for South African jockeys via backabuddy, with the blessing and support of […]
May 13, 2020

Mdk Staff Profiles # 8: David Blaai

Mdk Staff Profiles: David Blaai NAME David Blaai, 48 years old, and was born in Tsolo Transkei. FAMILY I’m married to Nomzukis and I have three […]
May 9, 2020

Injured groom recovers from serious injury

ON 3 April, our stable employee Eric Sambane was badly kicked on his head by a horse. Eric was rushed to hospital and operated on  by […]
May 6, 2020

SA govt rejects NHA’s proposal to resume racing

THE National Horseracing Authority (NHA) have just received feedback on the submissions that were made to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and the […]
April 21, 2020

Phumelela issues further caution

HERE is an extract from a SENS announcement from Phumelela issued on Monday. “The Group is faced with circumstances that are beyond its control and which […]