Mike de Kock

September 2, 2021

Pink Shoes, Red Wine and Becoming Jan

Last Sunday’s Wilgerbosdrift Stud Stallion Day will be remembered for its excellent show of sires and world-class hospitality (read here), but there were several other notable […]
April 2, 2021

About Malmoos and Triple Crown

Mike de Kock bids to win his second Triple Crown when he sends out Malmoos in the WSB Gr1 SA Derby on Saturday at Turffontein. Mike […]
March 1, 2021

Planning for a return to glory days!

FROM THOROUGHBRED RACING COMMENTARY (TRC) MIKE DE KOCK INTERVIEW WITH LAURA KING Blue Stables are something of a sad sight. Once they were full of horses […]
January 17, 2021

Passionate horse fans on a morning out

THE De Kock family are as close to horse royalty as you can get. Being lucky enough to have met them via my involvement with the […]
September 6, 2020
Malmoos, bright future. (JC Photos).

Turffontein treble

THE De Kock team saddled three winners, a second and two thirds on Saturday at Turffontein’s inside track: RACE 1: MAIDEN PLATE, 1200m WINNER: MALMOOS PEDIGREE: […]
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 […]