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 5, 2022
Desert Miracle.

Desert Miracle coughed, bled

Desert Miracle unfortunately pulled up coughing after Saturday’s G1 SA Fillies Classic over 1800m, found to have bled. She finished fourth to Rain in Holland, fading […]
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 9, 2022
Safe Passage wins the Guineas. (JC Photos).

Drakenstein’s colt in the passage to Triple Crown

Smanga Khumalo produced recent Gr2 Dingaans winner Safe Passage with a powerful run to make it five wins on the trot with victory in the R1 […]
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 […]
January 2, 2022
Sparkling Water (S'Manga Khumalo).

A sparkling start to 2022

Sparkling Water (S’Manga Khumalo) was our first winner for 2022 at Turffontein on Saturday, and Clafoutis  (Keagan De Melo) followed up, making it a double for […]
October 5, 2021
Clafoutis (Gavin Lerena), back-to-back.

Another sweet win for Clafoutis

Fillies Mamaajim and Clafoutis won impressively at Turffontein last Sunday – the latter especially impressive scoring right after her Maiden win. Details below: MAIDEN PLATE (F&M), […]