The Cape Breeders Club NPC was incorporated in 2001. Its aims and objectives were to assist the Thoroughbred Breeders in the Cape in all matters pertaining to the industry. In recent years the focus has been in education and the Club instigated the Grooms Training Program which is used as a bench mark for the qualification for eligibility for entry into the Co-ops. The Club is funded by the generous donations of services by the Stallion Owners/Managers which are auctioned annually.  Read the Tribute to the Horse

Changes to Vaccination Rules …  The National Board have in terms of clause 16.2 of the Constitution, amended the following Rules, with effect from 12 July 2013.


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Impressive debut winner for Gimmethegreenlight

Varsfontein’s exciting young sire Gimmethegreenlight, currently South Africa’s Leading First Crop Sire by stakes, was represented by his eighth first crop winner on Friday. His two-year-old son Green Lantern made a smart winning debut when landing a juvenile plate over 1200m, leaving previous winners Zevenastic and Rock Deejay in his wake. Green Lantern, who was […]


Oratorio son nominated for Hong Kong Award

Military Attack, a son of Avontuur’s resident sire Oratorio, is one of four thoroughbreds up for the award of Hong Kong Champion Middle Distance Horse Of The Year this season. The nominees for the Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards were recently announced, and it came as no surprise to see former Horse Of The […]

Lot 233

Negroamaro relative –a star attraction on KZN Sale!

Boland Stud are proud to offer a superbly related Pathfork colt (as Agent) at next week’s Sibaya KZN Yearling Sale. The farm are no strangers to selling Pathfork yearlings at the KZN Sale –with Boland Stud having sold Pathfork’s impressive debut winner South Side from last year’s sale. Former Irish Champion 2YO Colt, and G1 […]

Balance Sheet

Balance Sheet stars for Riyo Stud

Talented four-year-old Balance Sheet has proved to be a tremendous flag-bearer for Eastern Cape stud farm Riyo Stud. The Gill Thomson owned farm, still a young farm, is based in Bathurst and Balance Sheet is the top horse bred there thus far. Balance Sheet, who looks a leading contender for this year’s Gold Cup, was […]


Pathfork star shines for KZN Sale

The Highlands Farm bred Red Chesnut Road is one of a growing number of high class performers who have already emerged from the 2015 Suncoast Casino KZN Yearling Sale. Unbeaten in two starts, Red Chesnut Road has won his only two outings by an aggregate of 14 lengths, with his last racetrack appearance seeing the […]

Twice Over

Over relative favoured for Eclipse Stakes

Time Test, a close relative of Klawervlei’s exciting young sire Twice Over, is currently a warm favourite to win the G1 Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown on 2nd July. Time Test, who is as short as 7/4 in places, will be bidding to join a list of some of history’s all time greats when he lines […]

Same Jurisdiction (Kevin Shea) shades Carry On Alice in a thriller

Overseas campaign for Same Jurisdiction

One of the most brilliant fillies to race in South Africa over the past few years is former Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale graduate Same Jurisdiction. Bred by Klawervlei Stud (and pinhooked by Duncan Barry and John Gatt for R25 000 at the 2012 Cape Mare & Weanling Sale), Same Jurisdiction has since been exported and is […]

Louis The King

Triple Crown hero highlights quality of KZN Sale

One of the most famous thoroughbreds to have graduated from a KZN Yearling Sale is former SASCOC Triple Crown and G1 Sansui Summer Cup winner Louis The King. A son of Irish 2000 Guineas winner Black Minnaloushe and the unplaced Rich Man’s Gold mare Pamushana (Louis is his dam’s only foal), Louis The King was […]


Juvenile double for Var

Avontuur’s top class sire Var has enjoyed another scintillating season with his two-year-olds excelling all around South Africa and the former sprint king had yet another eye catching juvenile winner at Scottsville on Wednesday, when his daughter La Revere made a winning debut over 1000m for owners Mauritzfontein Stud. Bred by the Varsfontein Stud, La […]

Lot 198

Oratorio filly to continue sire’s great start

Avontuur’s world class young sire Oratorio has made a sensational start to his stud career in South Africa. Danehill’s triple G1 winning son, whose 40 plus international stakes winners include seven Grade/Group 1 winners, has really impressed with his first South African yearlings this year. Oratorio, whose runners include over 70 black type performers, had […]