Nine months after Hawwaam failed to justify favouritism in the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, trainer Mike de Kock believes he is housing another top performer who can win the prestigious grade 1 race in January.                    

The performance of De Kock’s three-year-old Mount Pleasant in the grade 2 Joburg Spring Challenge had the former champion telling the media he felt the colt is “a horse of international quality — he’ll win a grade 1 in Australia, of that I have no doubt”...

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