Happy to be his dad’s lynchpin

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Happy to be his dad’s lynchpin

Mathew Moon. Picture: Michel Bega

Mike de Kock now calls on the family to help out – or, more correctly, his son Mathew.

Saddling up a fighting-fit, highly prepped racehorse is not for the faint-hearted. So, how do you deal with five of the beasts in a few minutes before a big race? That’s the job facing the De Kock stable on Saturday at Turffontein as it sends out a quarter of the 20-strong field in the Gauteng Chris Gerber Summer Cup. Mike de Kock’s solution is to call on the family to help out – or, more correctly, his son Mathew who, in just a few years, has become the stable’s lynchpin and a highly respected horseman in his own right. “I’ll...



 


 

 

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