Mike de Kock

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 […]
December 1, 2019
Soqrat, post-race. (Chase Liebenberg).

Soqrat proved how good he is

MIKE de Kock was denied his 10th Summer Cup success when Sean Tarry’s Zillzaal (28-1), kept going from the front to hold a low-flying Soqrat off […]
November 29, 2019

Cup conditions suit Soqrat

MIKE de Kock has won the Summer Cup nine times, writes JACK MILNER. But his last winner was Flirtation in 2010. However, on Saturday he goes into […]