News Briefs

October 15, 2021
Bureau Des Legende wins. (JC Photos).

Bureau Des Legende follows up

Bureau Des Legende faced a tougher task against colts and geldings after her Maiden win, racing at the Vaal in a MR66 Handicap over 1600 under […]
October 13, 2021
Al Muthaha wins over 1500m at the Vaal. (JC Photos).

Three more in our good spell of form

We’re enjoying an excellent run of form with another three wins at the Vaal on Tuesday, and Mike thanked his team for their dedication and hard […]
October 3, 2021

Alistair Cohen takes up duties in Dubai

In another prestige international acknowledgement for South African horseracing, the country’s leading young commentator Alistair Cohen will be taking up a post with the Emirates Racing […]
September 26, 2021
Carnadore with Nicola Atkinson.

It’s farewell to Carnadore

We are sad to report the dearth of Carnadore, the diminutive sprinter with the big heart and big stride who won the G1 Gold Reef Casino […]
September 26, 2021
Lilliana (Warren Kennedy).

A lovely week of winners

We sent out five winners this week, the first three on Tuesday at the Vaal and a further pair at Turffontein on Tuesday, below: MAIDEN HANDICAP, […]
September 16, 2021

Dubai launches “Jumeirah Series’ on turf

Dubai Racing Club today announced an enhanced racing calendar for the 2021/22 season, which will now include a four-race ‘Jumeirah Series’ on turf launched for the […]
September 12, 2021

Mike’s Chick shows them her backside

Mike’s Chick started deep in the red to win her Maiden over 1600m at Turffontein yesterday and she treated her rivals with some content, galloping armchair […]
September 7, 2021

In a Passage Of His Own!

SAFE Passage looked like he was going to be an ‘also-ran’ coming into the last 200m of a Graduation Plate over 1600m on Turffontein’s inner track […]
September 2, 2021

We wish him a happy 30th birthday!

His Mom’s in tears and his dad is swallowing away the lump in his throat – Mathew de Kock has turned 30 years of age and […]