Friday, October 23, 2020
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Mathew de Kock.

Mathew de Kock swings into Oz action

Mathew de Kock will saddle his first two runners in Australia on Wednesday when Mr Money Bags and Token Spirit line up at Geelong outside Melbourne.  Mr Money Bags lines up in Race 5, a BM78 Handicap over 1500m and...

Golden Sixty marches on

Golden Sixty made it nine wins in a row in the Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy (1,600m) on Sunday, answering his first Group Two challenge with ease to continue his march towards the Hong Kong International Races. The record shows...

Hollie Doyle makes more history

Hollie's Doyle sensational season hit a new high on Saturday as she rode the first Group 1 winner of her career on Glen Shiel, to go with a Long Distance Cup success aboard Trueshan. No female jockey had ever ridden...

Classique Legend storms to A$15m Everest

The Les Bridge-trained grey Classique Legend has delivered on the promise he has always shown by careering to a dominant win in the $15 million The Everest at Randwick on Saturday. The Not A Single Doubt gelding finished over the top of them off a lickety-split tempo...
Neil Andrews.

Shaheen and Neil dissect Durbanville

Shaheen Shaw and Neil Andrews dissect the eight race card at Durbanville today.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gWpUlJ3n8Q
Magical wins Champion Stakes.

Stars Line Up for Ascot Champions Day

Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) might be retired to the Juddmonte paddocks, but there will still be plenty of equine stars spread across five group races on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, as fields were drawn on...
Mathew de Kock.

Mathew partners with Aussie trainer

Cranbourne-based trainer Robbie Griffiths has entered into a training partnership with Mathew De Kock, the son of 126-time Group 1-winning South African trainer Mike De Kock. Racing Victoria officially approved the partnership this week, with the pair to be based...

Crop rules under the spotlight

The following story from Racing Post provides an interesting scenario, as well as plenty of food for thought . It certainly got me thinking about our own rules and how they are applied - tt. The “toothless” penalties for overuse...

Not only in SA are jockeys moggy

What started as an afternoon of fishing-fuelled adventure on Moreton Bay ended with two of the state’s most promising apprentices stranded off the Queensland coast and needing a police rescue on Monday night. Young guns Justin Huxtable and Adin Thompson were enjoying a...
Frankie Dettori and Enable

Wonder mare Enable retires

The curtain has come down on Enable's glittering career after connections opted against having one final start and retired the wonder mare with immediate effect on Monday. Khalid Abdullah's hugely popular six-year-old, winner of 11 races at the highest level,...