News Briefs

October 8, 2020
Hellofaride. (JC Photos).

Runners at the Vaal, Thursday

WE have fuve runners at the Vaal on Thursday, Nafoorah has been withdrawn, and Mike’s comments are below: RACE 2: (Local Knowledge and Vadnaan) “Local Knowledge […]
October 6, 2020
Queen Supreme.

Latest 2020 Summer Cup log

THERE are no changes to the top 20 on the second log for the R425,000 Gauteng Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2000m on the Turffontein Standside […]
October 3, 2020
Mount Pleasant (orange cap).

Mdk’s comments for Turffontein, 3 October

MIKE de Kock is looking forward today, especially, to see how Mount Pleasant (photo) will run after a break, as he is a highly thought of […]
October 1, 2020

Runner comments: Vaal Thursday

MIKE de Kock’s comments for racing at the Vaal, Thursday: RACE 2: Harlequin Jack “Coming off a freshening up, will improve with the outing but do […]
September 26, 2020

Runner notes: Turffies 26 Sept

HERE are today’s voice notes for racing at Turffontein, filed by Mike de Kock: RACE 2 (Inherit The Rain) TRF2609R2 RACE 4  (Corsage) TRF2609R4 RACE 5  […]
September 20, 2020
Barak wins for jockey Jarryd Penny. (JC Photos).

Another game win from Barak

BARAK took a while to win his Maiden, but was always considered to be better than a one-time winner. He completed his hat-trick of wins while […]
September 15, 2020
Battleoftrafalgar. (JC Photos).

Turffontein Tuesday: Voice notes

RACING is on the inside track at Turffontein today, Mike advises the track is hard and not great to race on. RACE 1 TRF0915R1 RACE 2 […]
September 5, 2020
Louis Gem (Callan Murray), stayed on steadily to win. (JC Photos).

Louis Gem is a scopy filly

TIAAN and Louis van der Vyfer owned Triple Crown winner Louis The King and they are delighted with his start as a stallion. He’s had two […]
September 4, 2020
Al Ramz (Race 7).

Voice notes for a busy day at Turffontein

MIKE has all of 11 runners competing at Turffontein on Saturday, 5 September, and a good day is expected. Here are his voice notes, race-by-race: RACE […]