News Briefs

October 21, 2022

David Blaai, 28 years of service

David Blaai is the groom of Humdinger and Iphiko. His girls have done him proud of late. David hails from Tsolo and has been with the […]
October 15, 2022
Union Square.

Runner comments, 15 October

Here are Mike’s runner comments for the meeting at Turffontein, Saturday. Race 1, 1200m: “We have two in the race. Warbonnet Creek has disappointed us in […]
October 10, 2022
Mary Slack.

Mary Slack joins owners list for Hong Kong’s ‘New Dawn’

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has welcomed its first imports owned by non-resident international owner-breeders as it seeks a new way to invigorate the horse population. […]
October 6, 2022
Safe Passage.

First 2023 Summer Cup log

The first official 4Racing operator’s log for the 2022 R2 million Gr1 Gauteng Summer Cup to be run at Turffontein on Saturday 26 November was published […]
October 1, 2022
Desert Miracle.

Saturday runnner comments

Mike de Kock will be sending no fewer than 14 runners to the inside track at Turffontein Saturday. Some of them are being prepped for bigger […]
September 27, 2022

Runner comments, Tuesday & Thursday

Mike de Kock has furnished comments for the midweek’s Highveld meetings, both on the inside track at Turffontein. He said: “Our horses are ready to step […]
September 26, 2022
Cape Racing is fast on the comeback trail.

Multiple changes to W-Cape feature programme

The Western Cape’s feature race programme will ring in some strategic variations with the Asian Racing Federation having already approved a host of interesting changes. Cape […]
September 11, 2022
Peshwa (nearest camera), got up to win.

SA connections part of Australian double

The partnership of Robbie Griffiths and Mathew de Kock posted a good double at the Sale Racecourse in Victoria, Australia, on Sunday, both winning by short-heads […]
August 29, 2022

Equus Awards winners of 2022

For the first time, the public was invited to vote for South Africaa’s Equus Awards and 1329 crosses were received and were taken into account in […]