News Briefs

April 29, 2023

Champions Day runner comments

The Highveld Autumn Racing Season draws to a close with a spectacular day of racing on Saturday as Johannesburg’s showstopper WSB Championships Finale takes place at […]
April 18, 2023
Dave The King, sustained finish. (JC Photos).

Dave The King could rule this season

Dave The King made his Highveld debut for Mike de Kock in a Graduation Plate over 1200m on the Turffontein Inside track and the most noticeable […]
April 18, 2023

A fond farewell to Golden Hoard, Ingleside

We are sad to report that two of the stable’s former Summer Cup winners had to be humanely euthanised last week, yet we’re also pleased that […]
April 15, 2023

Runner comments, Royal Raceday

POWERED BY BETWAY: Saturday’s ‘Royal Raceday’ at Turffontein is sponsored by Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene of Monaco. It is staged by the Racehorse Owners Association […]
April 15, 2023
Anathi Feni, first series win. (JC Photos).

Anathi Feni scoops the loot!

Our stable employee Anathi Feni (22) has won the 2022/3 Work Riders Challenge Series, following a super double at the Vaal on Tuesday. He scooped R5,000 […]
April 8, 2023

Runner comments, 8 April

Mike de Kock said about Saturday’s Turffontein runners: “We have three fillies entered. They’re all in a good space, running in races that look difficult to win […]
April 6, 2023
Mike and Mathew de Kock (left) with Brett Gilding and Robbie Griffiths.

Golf in Sydney

Mike de Kock, Mathew de Kock and Robbie Griffiths were hosted by the Inglis Sales company and treated to a round of golf on Wednesday. They […]
April 1, 2023

Derby Day runner comments

High-level performer Golden Ducat will be making his debut for Mike de Kock’s stable in the G1 HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes over 1600m on Derby […]
March 25, 2023
Humdinger, super fit.

Turffontein 25 March: Runner comments

Betway Ambassador Mike de Kock’s runner previews for Turffontein, Saturday: (Woman Of Power has been withdrawn from Race 6, she has a virus). Desert Miracle (Craig […]