June 24, 2022
Aragosta (nearest camera) and Safe Passage at the HJD gallops. (Candiese Lenferna).

HDJ Gallops went well

Mike de Kock was satisfied with the gallops of his Hollywoodbets Durban July runners at Greyville on Thursday morning and was also pleased to se a […]
April 3, 2022
Aragosta (Richard Fourie) wins the G1 SA Derby. (Chase Liebenberg).

Aragosta gives Rafeef a Gr1 Derby win!

Ridgemont Highlands stallion and Champion Sprinter Rafeef enjoyed a red-letter day at Turffontein on Saturday. The son of Redoute’s Choice celebrated his first Gr1 winner with […]
April 2, 2022
Clafoutis (left) and Aragosta.

Turffontein on Derby Day: Comments

POWERED BY BETWAY. Derby Day at Turffontein on Saturday co-incides with the Johannesburg Prawns and Jazz Festival for which a good crowd is expected at the […]
March 7, 2022
Safe Passage (nearest camera) found one stronger on the day. (JC Photos).

About Safe Passage and Aragosta

Safe Passage was beaten in the last few strides of Saturday’s R1,5 million WSB Gr1 SA Classic at Turffontein after a ding-dong battle with Joe Soma’s […]
March 5, 2022
Safe Passage (middle) and Aragosta (right).

What to expect at Turffontein

Mike de Kock has returned from his Australian sojourn and he reported on Friday that the stable’s runners are looking good for Classic Day at Turffontein, […]
February 7, 2022
Desert Miracle is ready.

Guineas Day Turffontein: Runner comments

Tuesday sees a high-profile race meeting at Turffontein featuring the G2 Gauteng Guineas and the G2 Gauteng Fillies Guineas, the respective first of three legs of […]
January 23, 2022
Aragosta (far side) ran on to win. (JC Photos).

Aragosta’s class prevailed

Mike de Kock’s concern that the inside track at Turffontein would be too sharp for Aragosta in G3 class materialised when the gelding was outpaced in […]
October 17, 2021
Courageous Cat, Dingaans prospect.

Two Dingaans prospects

Mike de Kock and connections were delighted with the sparkling debut win by Courageous Cat and a commanding comeback win by Aragosta at Turffontein inside track […]