Mike de Kock

July 25, 2020

Mike on Soqrat, VDJ

MIKE de Kock speaks to Andrew Bon about Soqrat and other runners in Saturday’s Vodacom Durban July.
July 23, 2020
Hawwaam, on his way.

Mdk interview with Laura King

MIKE de Kock speaks to Dubai Racing Channel’s Laura King about Soqrat’s chances in the Durban July , Hawwaam’s export plans, the export situation and changing […]
July 16, 2020
Soqrat, soon to stud.

Multiple Gr1 winner Soqrat to stud after VDJ

ONE of the very best of his generation, the Australian-bred treble Gr1 winner Soqrat is set for a swansong appearance in Africa’s greatest horseracing event, the […]
July 8, 2020
Mathew de Kock, on the balcony at Robbie Griffiths' stable in Cranbourne.

Mathew is putting shoulder to the wheel

MOVING  to a new country in the midst of a global pandemic could have derailed Mat de Kock’s plans to set up his own training operation […]
June 27, 2020
Hawwaam races clear of Soqrat. (JC Photos).

Hawwaam: A further call to EU to expedite audit!

MIKE de Kock was as much in awe of Hawwaam’s 3.50-length victory in Saturday’s WSB Premier’s Champions Challenge over 2000m at Turffontein as the thousands of […]
June 6, 2020
Hawwaam wins Horse Chestnut Stakes. (JC Photos).

Hawwaam, no sweat!

HAWWAAM (Gr1 Horse Chestnut Stakes) and Summer Pudding (Gr2 SA Oaks/Triple Tiara) gave breeders Wilgerbosdrift-Mauritzfontein a terrific feature double on Derby Day, courtesy of Maine Chance’s […]
June 6, 2020

Interview package, Derby Day

MIKE de Kock discusses the stable’s runners on SA Derby day in an interview package sponsored by Interbet, and compiled by Andrew Bon.
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) […]