News Briefs

March 15, 2020

Mr Ferraris hands over trophy

ORMOND Ferraris, the recently retired master trainer who had the Listed Oaks Trial named after him (having won 10 Oaks himself), handed over Saturday’s inaugural winning […]
March 7, 2020

Mat: Hawwaam and Australian move

MATHEW de Kock speaks about the progress of Hawwaam and his move to Australia next week.
March 6, 2020

Soumillon’s latest milestone

CHRISTOPHE Soumillon became the most successful jockey in French history at Compiegne Racecourse on Wednesday. Soumillon, 38, won his 3315th race in France aboard the Aga […]
March 3, 2020
Marshall, SA Classic.

Mat’s comments on Classic races for Saturday

MATHEW de Kock discusses our runners in the Triple Crown Classic and Fillies Classic in an interview compilation with Andrew Bon.
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 […]