Boland Stud’s classy KZN draft

The Ceres based Boland Stud has been a leading supporter of the Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale, set to take place this year at the Suncoast Casino on July 2nd and 3rd.

Once again, yearlings graduating from the 2015 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale will automatically qualify to take part in a R1 million race run on July day in 2016.

This year, Eugene Freeman will be offering a large and well balanced draft of 15 yearlings to the Natal Sale.
Boland will be offering a range of horses, who are bound to appeal to buyers at all ends of the spectrum. The draft includes lots by such outstanding sires as Captain Al and Var, as well as the exciting young guns Mambo In Seattle, Pathfork and Warm White Night.

Captain Al - sire of lot 192

Captain Al – sire of lot 192

Former champion 2yo Argonaut has some really cracking two-year-olds to his name in 2014-2015. The son of Western Winter’s juveniles include the impressive debut winner Natal, as well as G3 Godolphin Barb second and potential G1 contender Beat The Retreat. He is also the sire of this attractive filly (lot 11), who is out of the superbly bred Jet Master mare Allez Afrique. The latter is a winning half sister to G1 Cape Flying Championship hero O Caesour. This is the wonderful Enchanting family, responsible for numerous top horses, including this season’s brilliant G1 SA Fillies Classic winner Siren’s Call.
Former Irish 2000 Guineas winner Spectrum has more than left his mark on the breed, with his offspring including the likes of 2000 Guineas hero Golan and Epsom Derby second Tartan Bearer. He is also the sire of this filly (Lot 12) out of Americas Cup – a winning half sister to former G1 J&B Met winner Martial Eagle. This filly’s damsire is the hugely successful Rich Man’s Gold – also broodmare sire of former SASCOC Triple Crown winner Louis The King.

The blue blooded Mambo In Seattle (a three parts brother to US superstar Lemon Drop Kid, Mambo is out of an own sister to champion sire A P Indy) has made a superb start to his South African stud career. Mambo’s first crop includes the G1 winning millionaire Same Jurisdiction, while he also has a number of uber promising 2yos in his second crop.

Lot 24

Lot 24

He is the sire of this colt (Lot 24) out of Banco – a Fort Wood half sister to the G1 winning siblings Alpha Omega and Final Claim. This well bred colt’s second dam is none other than Broodmare Of The Year Ollies Last and hails from the famous Olivia family.

Ashaawes has another nice type to his credit in the form of the filly (Lot 91) out of Golden Glamour.
Golden Glamour is a Model Man half sister to high class 2yo Qui Success, and this is the family of Argentinian champion sprinter Vacacion. Model Man is an exceptional broodmare sire, with his daughters having bred such G1 performers as Along Came Polly, National Spirit, Pointing North and star sprinter Fly By Night.
Promising young sire A P Answer made a cracking start to his stud career, with his first crop including G1 colt Beckedorf and high class filly Print The Pounds. He is the sire of a filly (Lot 99) out of the beautifully bred mare Hidden Silver – a winning Silvano half sister to G2 SA Fillies Nursery winner Hidcote Blue. This is the famed family of champions Imperious Sue and Victory Moon, as well as such high class performers as G2 Astrapak 1900 winner Royal Air Force and G1 Woolavington Stakes winner Imperial Ice.
Former Vodacom Durban July winning champion Greys Inn has enjoyed a superb season in 2014-2015, with his runners including top sprinter Chekilli and G1 SA Derby hero Legal Eagle. One of two SA Derby winners by Greys Inn thus far, Legal Eagle looks a leading contender for the 2015 Vodacom Durban July. This colt (Lot 104) is out of a winning daughter of champion sire and outstanding broodmare sire Al Mufti, and hails from the prolific Miss Lindeman family responsible for such G1 winners as Little Miss Magic, Priceless Asset, State Treasure and former Equus champion Tara’s Touch.

Outstanding sprinter and multiple G1 winner Warm White Night has made a superb start to his stud career and currently rates as the leading first crop sire in South Africa (by winners). The son of champion sire Western Winter is also the sire of this fine colt (Lot 141) out of Margarita Maggie – a three time winning daughter of British Champion Sprinter and tremendous speed influence Cadeaux Genereux. This well bred colt comes from a wonderfully successful female line, with his relatives including ill-fated Epsom Derby winner Golden Fleece and champion sire Be My Guest.

Var is a hugely successful and popular stallion, whose yearlings have fetched up to R4 million in 2015. The sire of legendary champion Variety Club is enjoying a superb season this year, with his runners include such talented two-year-olds as Isca, Juan Two Three and Tar Heel. Var is also the sire of this colt (Lot 148) out of the winning Northern Guest mare Model Guest- whose seven previous winners include G3 hero London Guest, and the colt’s very talented full brother Sagetator. Second dam Magic Model is a G2 winning half sister to legendary Boland Stud bred champion Senor Santa, and this is the wonderful Drohsky family.

LOt 148

LOt 148

Argonaut is also the sire of this lovely filly (Lot 149) out of Model Nation – a National Emblem half sister to G3 winner London Guest, who earned nearly R500 000 in stakes. From the family of G1 stars Flight Alert and Senor Santa, this filly’s damsire National Emblem is enjoying a remarkable run of success as a broodmare sire, through the likes of G1 SA Derby hero Legal Eagle and star 2yo Seventh Plain, to name but two.

Kingmambo’s well bred son Ashaawes has been a consistently successful sire since retiring to stud a few years ago. Amongst Ashaawes’ top runners are the likes of Dubai World Cup contender Sanshaawes, top filly Priceless Jewel, and G3 Matchem Stakes victor Reim. Ashaawes is the sire of this filly (Lot 168), whose dam Palm Blue is a winning half sister to G2 filly Margaret Court. This is the famed Party Time family, responsible for numerous outstanding fillies, including last season’s Equus Champion In The Fast Lane, who is currently in training with William Haggas in the UK. This filly’s damsire Saumarez made headlines a few years ago when featuring as the broodmare sire of 2007 Epsom Derby winner Authorized.

Champion sprinter Rebel King was an outstanding athlete, who earned more than R2 million on the track. He has sired a rash of winners lately, including recent black type performers La Rebel and Royal Dreamer.
This Rebel King filly (Lot 189), out of G3 2yo Qui Success, is intensely inbred to the great sire Danzig- an increasingly successful mating responsible for such outstanding G1 winners as All Too Hard, Biz The Nurse, Brazean Beau, I’ll Have Another and 2015’s leading classic hope Cursory Glance.

Six times champion sire of 2yos, Captain Al has a tremendous record as a sire of high class fillies. His daughters include such G1 stars as All Is Secret, Captain’s Lover, Carry On Alice, Emerald Cove and this season’s G1 Wilgerbosdrift SA Oaks winner Pine Princess.

Lot 192

Lot 192

Boland Stud are proud to offer this Captain Al filly (Lot192) out of the beautifully bred Fort Wood mare Ratcliffe Rosie, whose dam Best Chris is a G2 winning half sister to July winning champion Eyeofthetiger. This Captain Al/Fort Wood cross is also responsible for brilliant recent G1 winner Captain America, who has earned more than R2.3 million in stakes.

Ever green sire Windrush, sire of numerous stars including champion Mother Russia, is enjoying another good season, with his runners including G1 SA Classic second Amsterdam and recent feature race winner The Angelus. His daughter here is out of the well performed Silvano mare Romantic Moon (Lot 200) – a G3 placed winner of eight. This is a top class North American family, and this filly’s relatives include former top sprinter and G1 Mercury Sprint winner All Will Be Well as well as former US Champion 2YO Colt and successful sire Silent Screen.

Lot 200

Lot 200

Warm White Night, a top class performer by Western Winter who won both the G1 Gold Medallion and G1 Cape Flying Championship, is also represented in the Boland draft by this colt out of Scarlet Grits (Lot 208). The latter, by emerging broodmare sire Parade Leader, is a half sister to the talented Western Winter son Storm Crossing, a stakes winner of eight. A three parts brother in blood to Storm Crossing, this colt is from the wonderful Corn family, and his relatives include former Horse Of The Year Irish Flame. His broodmare sire Parade Leader is already damsire of Western Winter’s G1 son Kingvoldt as well as recent G2 KRA Fillies Guineas winner Alexis.

Former Irish Champion 2YO and G1 National Stakes hero Pathfork has proved hugely popular with his first crop fetching up to R700 000 in 2015 thus far. A son of champion US sire Distorted Humor, Pathfork hails from the same family as such champion sires as El Gran Senor, Northern Guest, Redoute’s Choice and Try My Best. He is the sire of this lovely filly (Lot 233) out of Street Cred – a winning half sister to G3 winner Model Guest. Street Cred, by champion sire and top broodmare sire Jallad, hails from the wonderful Drohsky female line with her close relatives including such champions as Flight Alert and Senor Santa.

Parties interested in viewing these yearlings are most welcome to visit them at Boland Stud, or to speak directly Eugene at or visit their website

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