News Briefs

January 5, 2022

A good heart is hard to find

Feargall Sharkey sang, ‘A good heart is hard to find’ – otherwise known as ‘Song For Trainers’.  Sometimes ability or sheer talent can be second to […]
December 27, 2021
John Yeoman.

RIP John Yeoman

We have been advised of the passing of John Yeoman, aged 90.  Mr Yeoman joined horseracing on the Highveld in 1967 and he worked as the […]
December 26, 2021

Callan rides a winner for Mat, Robbie

Former South African team-mates Callan Murray and Mathew de Kock combined at Geelong Racecourse today to win with Oracolo (30-1), trained by the Robbie Griffiths/Mathew de […]
December 21, 2021
Keepingthepeace gets up to win. (JC Photos).

Keeping the Make(peace)

If one were to ignore her below-par run in soft going last time, Keepingthepeace was arguably better than a 10-1 shot at Turffontein on Monday. With […]
December 8, 2021
Right Choice. (JC Photos).

Brian made the Right Choice

Four–year-old Right Choice has been a consistent earner for her Zimbabwe-based owner, Brian Makwabarara, and we were pleased that she managed a second career win at […]
December 1, 2021

Malmoos is physically fine!

Malmoos ran below his best in Tuesday’s G1 Summer Cup after he looked the proverbial picture on the canterdown. But Mike de Kock reported after the […]
November 24, 2021
Malmoos, great prep.

Final field, Summer Cup

The draws for Saturday’s World Sports Betting presents the Gauteng Summer Cup proved to be the best and the worst for trainer Mike de Kock. He […]
November 14, 2021

Range of incentives, DWC Carnival 2022

A range of new incentives have been unveiled for the 2022 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which gets underway on January 13th, 2022. Dubai Racing Club is […]
November 14, 2021

A landmark win for the partnership

Robbie Griffiths and Mathew de Kock (in headline pic with jockey Lachlan King) were especially chuffed with King Magnus’ win in Saturday’s Listed Cranbourne Cup, a […]