Mike de Kock

April 16, 2020

RA is committed to best outcomes

THE Racing Association is not willing to get drawn into mud-slinging contests in response to criticism of their stakes agreement with Phumelela concluded on Monday. Comments […]
March 18, 2020

Former track stars in retirement

HERE are former track stars who will bring back good memories to all. Lining up (top) are former Summer Cup winners Ingleside (Dolpour, 2001, nearest camera) […]
February 27, 2020

Bella Fever is in fine fettle for Saudi Derby

BELLA Fever, unbeaten in four starts in her native Uruguay, made history at Meydan recently when she became the first Uruguayan-bred to win in Dubai. She […]
January 23, 2020

Obituary: Brian Clive de Villiers

VETERAN horseman Brian de Villiers passed away at his daughter Cathy Beyers and husband Louis Beyers’ home in Port Elizabeth last Sunday, 19 January 2020. He […]
January 22, 2020
Hawwaam in work at Milnerton (Chase Liebenberg).

Mike explains Hawwaam’s pending UK move

PLANS to take star colt Hawwaam to Australia right after the 2020 Gr1 Sun Met have had to be altered, following a recent change of rules […]
January 11, 2020
Queen Supreme, Gr1 Paddock Stakes. (Wayne Marks).

Queen Supreme reigns in Paddock Stakes

MIKE de Kock was in two minds whether to run Queen Supreme in Saturday’s Gr1 Cartier Paddock Stakes over 1800m at Kenilworth. But in the end […]
January 8, 2020
Majesctic Mambo (Liesl King)

Majestic Mambo runs in Dubai

MIKE de Kock has won Meydan’s Gr3 Singspiel Stakes over 1800m three times with Mahbooba (2012), Mushreq (2014) and Light The Lights (2017), and he saddles […]
December 21, 2019

Mike’s Saturday comments, Turffontein

MIKE de Kock speaks about Saturday runners at Turffontein, and discusses Hawwaam.
December 18, 2019

“Announcement Of The Year”

THE European Union (EU) has confirmed that an audit of South Africa’s export protocols will be conducted in the months of April/May 2020. This follows a […]