News Briefs

September 26, 2021
Carnadore with Nicola Atkinson.

It’s farewell to Carnadore

We are sad to report the dearth of Carnadore, the diminutive sprinter with the big heart and big stride who won the G1 Gold Reef Casino […]
September 26, 2021
Lilliana (Warren Kennedy).

A lovely week of winners

We sent out five winners this week, the first three on Tuesday at the Vaal and a further pair at Turffontein on Tuesday, below: MAIDEN HANDICAP, […]
September 16, 2021

Dubai launches “Jumeirah Series’ on turf

Dubai Racing Club today announced an enhanced racing calendar for the 2021/22 season, which will now include a four-race ‘Jumeirah Series’ on turf launched for the […]
September 12, 2021

Mike’s Chick shows them her backside

Mike’s Chick started deep in the red to win her Maiden over 1600m at Turffontein yesterday and she treated her rivals with some content, galloping armchair […]
September 7, 2021

In a Passage Of His Own!

SAFE Passage looked like he was going to be an ‘also-ran’ coming into the last 200m of a Graduation Plate over 1600m on Turffontein’s inner track […]
September 2, 2021

We wish him a happy 30th birthday!

His Mom’s in tears and his dad is swallowing away the lump in his throat – Mathew de Kock has turned 30 years of age and […]
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 […]