News Briefs

May 1, 2022
Shoemaker wins.

Shoemaker takes the next step

Most punters betting on Champions Day at Turffontein were banking on Shoemaker to start the day on a winning note as an early banker in multiples, […]
April 24, 2022
Jaipur Jewel, led in by Arun Chadha (left); Claire Masiwa and friends (right).

A mile is Jaipur Jewel’s game

Jaipur Jewel (Twice Over) posted an overdue first win over 1600m at Turffontein Saturday, galloping on well for a two-length success in the hands of Diego […]
April 23, 2022
Nartjie, Race 6.

Runner comments for Turffontein 27 April

The HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco Empress Club Stakes race day at Turffontein, postponed last Saturday, will be staged at the Johannesburg city track this Saturday. […]
April 5, 2022

In Sydney

MIKE is visiting Australia, he is at the Inglis Easter Sale in Sydney with Mathew de Kock and Robbie Griffiths. They were entertained by Arrowfield today. […]
April 2, 2022
Nother Russia filly by Querari.

Nother Russia’s daughter

Diane de Kock snapped this photo of Sharapova (by Querari), a Mauritzfontein-owned daughter of former G1 star, Nother Russia. Working at Randjesfontein with Craig Zackey up.
March 26, 2022

Majmu’s Mujtaba is fancied at Lincoln

Here is our former dual Grade 1 winner Majmu enjoying the spring sunshine with her exceptional Mohaather colt. Look how white she has turned with age! […]
March 19, 2022
Power Ranger, gelded.

Runner comments, 19 March

There are no horses to ‘label’ from Betway Ambassador Mike de Kock’s stable this Saturday, but he will send out a few with chances at the […]
March 7, 2022
Safe Passage (nearest camera) found one stronger on the day. (JC Photos).

About Safe Passage and Aragosta

Safe Passage was beaten in the last few strides of Saturday’s R1,5 million WSB Gr1 SA Classic at Turffontein after a ding-dong battle with Joe Soma’s […]
March 5, 2022
Desert Miracle.

Desert Miracle coughed, bled

Desert Miracle unfortunately pulled up coughing after Saturday’s G1 SA Fillies Classic over 1800m, found to have bled. She finished fourth to Rain in Holland, fading […]