News Briefs

July 8, 2023
Silver Sanctuary wins. (JC Photos).

My Sanctuary’s latest runner looks promising

The mare My Sanctuary has carved two places in history for herself and could soon be in the news again as her latest runner, the Mike […]
July 8, 2023
Sea Anemone. (JC Photos).

Runner comments, Turffontein 8 July

Mike de Kock has two runners on the standside track at Turffontein on Saturday.  He has booked in-form, July-winning jockey Kabelo Matsunyane for the ride on […]
June 17, 2023

Runner previews, 17/18 June

Mike’s running Aragosta in the G3 KZN Derby at Scottsville on Saturday, two weeks ahead of the Durban July. The former SA Derby winner is capable […]
June 11, 2023
Safe Passage. (Chase Liebenberg).

Safe Passage will be a big July runner

Safe Passage was beaten just over four lengths by star colt Charles Dickens in Saturday’s G1 Gold Challenge at Greyville and Mike de Kock was most […]
June 10, 2023
Safe Passage. (Pic: Chase Liebenberg).

Runner comments, 10,11 June

Mike de Kock has runners at both meetings this weekend – another blockbuster feature day Saturday at Greyville and a card of decent quality at Turffontein’s […]
May 27, 2023
Union Square, fitter now.

Runner comments for Greyville

A R6-million Pick 6 pool is expected for Saturday’s top-drawer meeting at Greyville and sets the stage for a day of high excitement. Betway clients can […]
May 22, 2023

Desert Miracle wins Highveld award

Desert Miracle (Dynasty – Welwitschia), was awarded Champion Older Filly at the Highveld Feature Season Awards. She won April’s G1 Princess Charlene Empress Club Stakes over […]
May 19, 2023

Safe Passage: Back on target

Safe Passage’s Durban July preparation is back on song following his good third place in a Pinnacle Stakes over 1600m at Turffontein on Thursday. After his […]
May 13, 2023
Aragosta. (JC Photos).

Weekend runners, 13-14 May

The G3 WSB 1900 is one of the traditional pointers to the Durban July and this year’s renewal looks well above average, with a number of […]