Soqrat

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 […]
January 12, 2020
Hawwaam. (Chase Liebenberg).

Hawwaam: “It is what it is, we move on!”

HAWWAAM finished fifth, beaten 3.30 lengths in Saturday’s Gr1 L’Ormarins Plate, starting at 5-10 after the earlier great success of stablemate Queen Supreme in the Gr1 […]
January 11, 2020
Hawwaam winning Premiers Trophy (Chase Liebenberg).

Hawwaam is very fit for Queen’s Plate

MIKE de Kock realises the task ahead for his two runners in Saturday’s R1.5-million L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate over 1600m at Kenilworth, writes JACK MILNER. The best […]
January 9, 2020
Hawwaam is very fit.

Hawwaam and Soqrat, Queen’s Plate

WE’re in for a treat in Saturday’s Gr1 Queen’s Plate, because Mike de Kock sounds quite bullish that four-year-old ace Hawwaam can give his year-older contemporaries […]
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
Talkmore Masawi with Barahin (Michel Bega/The Citizen)

Masawi brothers eye Summer Cup success

IT is no secret that there have been misguided narratives circulating on multiple media platforms regarding the relationship between trainers and grooms over the last few […]
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 […]