News Briefs

August 31, 2021
The MDK soccer team, coached by Vengi Masawi (left).

Team De Kock defeats Paul Peter’s squad

Team de Kock, Randjesfontein’s ace soccer team, scored a late goal to beat Paul Peter’s formidable team from Turffontein, away from home, last Sunday. The score […]
August 25, 2021
Lot 224, top seller.

Figures up at 2-y-old sale

With record numbers the order of the two days, Bloodstock South Africa and a host of happy vendors closed off the 2021 renewal of the BSA […]
August 14, 2021

Entries now due for CTS Ready To Run

There is only a week left for breeders and owners to enter their two-year-olds for the 2021 renewal of the traditionally powerful CTS Ready To Run […]
August 5, 2021
Robert Bloomberg.

Bloomberg responds to Nestadt

Owner and racing attorney Robert Bloomberg, in response to a writing from the NHA’s Larry Nestadt, argues that Nestadt’s statement that “this board should be democratically […]
August 1, 2021
Al Sakeet (behind winner Pearl Of Asia). - Candiese Lenferna.

Wrapping Gold Cup Day

WE took two runners to Durban for Gold Cup Day at Greyville and both earned a stake from wide draws with very promising runs. Bold Act […]
July 26, 2021

Gelding helped Safe Passage

Drakenstein Stud’s two-year-old colt Safe Passage showed some early promise, but he needed gelding and proved that in his first run back with a sweeping win […]
July 20, 2021
Callan Murray.

Callan Murray to move to Australia

SOUTH Australia will have a new jockey on its roster for the new season, with multiple Group 1-winning rider Callan Murray set to arrive from South […]
July 11, 2021

Mika for Magic

HER dad says Mika is his magic young lady, and here’s Mika Savage visiting two-year-old colt Magic Dancer, who races for Charles Savage, Mike de Kock […]
July 10, 2021
Mat and owners, King Magnus trophy.

Mat knows how to hold trophies

Mathew de Kock, who trains in partnership with Robbie Griffiths at Cranbourne, received a trophy after winning a Benchmark 84 Handicap with King Magnus at Caulfield, […]