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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Count Dubois

Double for Dubois

Klawervlei’s in-form sire Count Dubois had a smart double at the Vaal on Thursday, when his Countess Antonia and Counterstroke won their respective races respectively. Countess Antonia, who is trained by Clinton Binda for Dreamstar Racing, broke her maiden convincingly over 1400m on Thursday to give her sire the first leg of a winning double. […]

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Mid week double for Mambo In Seattle

Moutonshoek’s well performed young sire Mambo In Seattle had a smart mid-week double at Greyville on Wednesday. The son of Kingmambo was represented by just three runners on the card, with both Night Circus and Bling Swing coming home to land their respective races. Bred by Sandown Stud, Night Circus (who was making just his […]

Captain Al

Captain Al dominates Merchants

Klawervlei’s outstanding sire Captain Al has been enjoying a real purple patch of late, and the former champion sire was represented by his fifth feature race winner this season when his son Search Party defeated an outstanding field of sprinters to land Saturday’s G2 World Sports Betting Cape Merchants at Kenilworth, with another son of […]

Silvano -sire of Bold Silvano

Silvano son impresses on debut

Maine Chance Farms’ resident sire Silvano looks to have a really smart sort on his hands in the form of Al Adaayit bred and owned 3yo Al Sahem. The latter, trained by champion trainer Sean Tarry, made an eye catching debut when bolting up to win first time out over 1600m, at Turffontein on Saturday, […]


10th G1 winner for Dynasty

Highlands Farm’s outstanding sire Dynasty made it back to back 3yo filly feature wins when his blue blooded daughter Just Sensual won Saturday’s G1 World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas at Kenilworth. (Another daughter of Dynasty, Lady Of The House, finished fifth in the Fillies Guineas –suggesting she maybe yet another Dynasty filly). Just Sensual […]

Global View

Global View relative popular at Arqana

Ascot Stud’s exciting young sire Global View lacks nothing in pedigree terms, and his female line received yet another boost when his close relative Reponds Moi was knocked down for €750 000 at the opening session of the 2016 Arqana Breeding Stock Sale. The daughter of More Than Ready, who sold in foal to Galileo’s G1 […]


Black Minnaloushe daughter makes waves in Canada

Maine Chance Farms’ proven sire Black Minnaloushe is starting to make a name for himself as a broodmare sire. The son of Storm Cat was once again to the fore as a maternal grandsire in Canada on Sunday, when featuring as the broodmare sire of G3 Valedictory Stakes winner Bangkok. A son of Street Hero, […]


First runner a winner for Oratorio

Avontuur’s exciting young sire Oratorio got his South African stud career off to the perfect start when his very first locally bred runner, Sacred Oration, lifted the first maiden juvenile plate of the season. Bred by Patricia Devine, Sacred Oration was too speedy for his rivals and drew clear to post a three parts of […]

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Catalogue online for 2017 Cape Premier Yearling Sale

The catalogue for the 2017 Cape Premier Yearling Sale is now available online for viewing and can be viewed at The Premier Sale has established itself as one of South Africa’s premier equine auctions, with a number of star graduates ensuring that the sale remains firmly in the spotlight. Recent high class performers sold […]

Ideal World

Ideal World half sister tops at Tatts

A half sister to Mauritzfontein Stud’s exciting sire Ideal World proved the star attraction on Wednesday, the third day of trading at the 2016 Tattersalls December Mare Sale. Replete, a daughter of 2000 Guineas winner Makfi and champion Banks Hill, was knocked down to Amanda Skiffington for 775 000 guineas. “She was absolutely the best horse […]