News Briefs

February 25, 2020
Mahbooba, winning in Dubai. (Andrew Watkins).

Mahbooba’s doing us proud!

REMEMBER Mahbooba? The daughter of Galileo won the 2010 Gr.1 Golden Slipper for trainer Mike de Kock and owner/breeder Sheik Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, before […]
February 16, 2020
Bradley Ralph.

Ralph is co-opted to TBA council

THE Council of the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association of South Africa (TBA) has announced that Bradley Ralph has been co-opted as a Council member. Brad has accepted […]
February 1, 2020
Queen Supreme (Chase Lienbenberg).

Queen Supreme should go close

THE manner in which Queen Supreme disposed of a top field of fillies and mares in the Grade 1 Paddock Stakes over 1800m last time makes […]
January 29, 2020

Larry Wainstein resigns from RA

AFTER serving the horse racing industry directly for the past 12 years, formerly as Chairman and later as CEO of the Racing Association (RA), Larry Wainstein […]
January 22, 2020
Jerome Moutard on Flaming Duchess.

Moutard’s winning SA debut

FRENCHMAN Jerome Moutard rode a winner on his first South African opportunity at the Vaal on Tuesday, booting home Mike de Kock’s Flaming Duchess (16-1) in […]
January 21, 2020
Tom and Clodagh Hassett.

Queen Supreme makes small breeders proud

TOM and Clodagh Hassett of Monksland Stables enjoying a purple patch of late Queen Supreme’s impressive win in the Grade 1 Paddock Stakes at Kenilworth last […]
January 11, 2020

Mat, Turffontein Saturday

MATHEW de Kock discusses the stable’s Turffontein runners in an interview package compiled by Andrew Bon.
January 4, 2020
Due Diligence wins at the Vaal.

This one looks like a real asset

DUE Diligence moves beautifully, she needs a mile and up to show her best but the way she won her Maiden Juvenile Plate over 1000m at […]
December 28, 2019

Mdk and others comment on Turffontein runners

HERE is an interview package for racing at Turffontein featuring Mike de Kock, Sean Tarry, Steve Lerena and Alec Laird, speaking to Andrew Bon.