News Briefs

April 28, 2021
David Ferraris.

Ferraris fed-up: “EU protocols are unfair!”

A fed-up Hong Kong based David Ferraris has declared he will not buy any more South African horses until there is a breakthrough with the lengthy […]
April 20, 2021

Mike buys Zirconeum’s daughter

MIKE and Diane de Kock with a filly bought for Di at the National Yearling Sale last week. She was Lot 337, from Heversham Park Farm […]
April 18, 2021
Good Queen Bess, thrilled first time out. (JC Photos)

Exciting first win for Good Queen Bess (GB)

Newcomer Good Queen Bess (GB) made a thrilling 1160m debut at Turffontein on Saturday, galloping home 2.75-lengths clear and justifying 13/8 favouritism under Gavin Lerena. Word […]
April 2, 2021
Mxolisi Zwane

New racing operator wants to deliver growth

4Racing, the new South African horseracing operator, has been established with the purpose of stabilizing, protecting, and radically transforming the horse racing industry at every single […]
March 17, 2021

Is your glass half full or half empty?

HERE is a brilliant article by Patrick Lawrence Gilligan, published recently on Thoroughbred Racing website. How much do you love racing? Optimists tend to be wrong […]
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 […]