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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Exciting 2yo a boost for Master

Varsfontein Stud’s beautifully bred and well performed young sire Master Of My Fate has a superb female line, and one which produces the goods season after season. Master Of My Fate looks to have yet another exciting relative in 2016-2017, with his close relative, and G1 Klawervlei Majorca Stakes winner Covenant, the dam of unbeaten […]

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Boland Stud bred Order impresses again!

The Boland Stud bred Social Order maintained his unbeaten record when making it two out of two at Turffontein on Saturday for champion trainer Sean Tarry. The gelded son of Count Dubois came from well off the pace to blow his rivals away and romped home to a 6.6 length success. A R200 000 buy from […]


Var juveniles continue to fire

Juveniles sired by Avontuur’s top class sire Var continue to set tracks alight around South Africa. The former sprint champion was represented by another well bred juvenile winner this past weekend in the form of Speedpoint. Bred by the Drakenstein Stud, Speedpoint made amends for a fourth place on debut when scoring a convincing 1.25 […]

Elusive Fort

Debut winner for Elusive Fort

Klipdrif Stud’s exciting sire Elusive Fort enjoyed a weekend to remember when the former Equus Champion was represented by no fewer than three impressive winners. First of the Elusive Forts to score was the Peter de Beyer bred and part-owned Shall Be Free, who made it four wins from his last five outings when scoring […]


Impressive Derby win for Marchfield relative

Hence, a close relative of Moutonshoek’s well performed young sire Marchfield, romped to an effortless three and a three quarter length victory in Sunday’s G3 Sunland Derby at Sunland Park. The 3yo son of Street Boss collected 50 points as he strolled home to collect the first graded win of his career. Trained by Hall […]

Count Dubois

Count Dubois son maintains unbeaten record

Klawervlei Stud’s resident sire Count Dubois has been enjoying a good run of form of late, and the former champion 2yo was at it again this past weekend. Count Dubois’ son Social Order, bred by the Boland Stud, made it two wins from as many outings when romping home to a 6.6 length win over […]


Impressive 2yo stakes winner for Pathfork

Highlands Farms Stud’s exciting sire Pathfork was represented by a most impressive feature race winner on Friday when his 2yo daughter Precious Pansy made a winning debut to land the Listed East Cape Fillies Nursery over 1200m. Bred by the Riyo Stud, Precious Pansy ran on too strongly for 15 more experienced rivals and won […]


More two-year-old success for Antonius Pius

Highlands Farm’s former leading first crop sire Antonius Pius was represented by his fifth juvenile winner this season thus far, when his 2yo son Itsgonnarain made a winning debut over 1100m when landing a juvenile plate at Fairview on Friday. Bred by the Narrow Creek Stud, Itsgonnarain dug down deep to hold off a late […]


Market Speaks – CTS Listens

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS), South Africa’s leading bloodstock sales company, has announced the rationalisation of their sales programme Adrian Todd, MD of CTS, said that the company has kept its finger on the pulse of market influences and developments and that this decision, at this time, will be to the advantage of buyers, vendors and […]


Boland Stud’s shooting star

Among the numerous high class gallopers bred and or raised by the Boland Stud, is Cape Guineas winner Flight Alert. The latter was a shooting star for trainer Mike de Kock during the 2001-2002 racing season, where Flight Alert established himself as one of the most brilliant racehorses of his generation. He reeled off six […]