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Flower Alley

Flower blooms on turf

Wilgerbosdrift’s successful sire Flower Alley is best known as the sire of US champion and Kentucky Derby/Preakness Stakes winner I’ll Have Another. He is also, however, an extremely successful “turf” sire, with Flower Alley having already produced numerous high class stakes winners who fared best on the grass. Two of the sire’s four G1 winners […]

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Where's That Tiger

Tiger relative stars at Breeze Up Sale

A colt from the same family as The Alchemy’s resident sire Where’s That Tiger made waves on the second day of the 2018 Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale yesterday. The Scat Daddy colt, consigned by Mocklershill as lot 155, fetched 775 000 guineas to end the sale as the third top lot sold. He was sold […]

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Elusive Fort

Tuesday double for Elusive Fort

Klipdrif Stud’s successful sire Elusive Fort had a memorable mid-week double, when represented by winners at both Durbanville and Turffontein on Tuesday. Elusive Fort’s three-year-old daughter Elusive Run stormed home from off the pace to break her maiden over 2000m at Durbanville, while another Elusive Fort daughter, Dawn Flight, ran on to collect the fifth […]

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More first crop success for promising Pomodoro

Klawervlei Stud’s exciting young stallion Pomodoro enjoyed a 100% strike rate at Turffontein on Tuesday evening, when his only runner on the night, Royal Italian, scored an eye catching win over 1160m. In the process, the 2yo Royal Italian became the second first crop winner for his July winning sire in the past four days! […]

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Gimmethegreenlight 3yos catch the eye

Varsfontein Stud’s prominent young stallion Gimmethegreenlight has been enjoying a tremendous spell of success of late, with winners coming thick and fast for the G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate winner. His latest winner came when his talented, and extremely consistent, daughter Beataboutthebush recorded her seventh career win at Fairview on Friday. Bred by Varsfontein Stud, the […]

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Save The Date –Klawervlei Farm Sale!

Klawervlei Stud will host its ever-popular Farm Sale this year on June 15th. The auction, which has quickly grown into one of the country’s most popular events on the thoroughbred calendar, will, once again be preceded by the Betting World/Tab Golf Day. The latter will be hosted at the Silwerstrand Golf Resort in Robertson, and […]

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Juvenile double for Pathfork

Highlands Stud part of Ridgemont’s G1 winning young sire Pathfork has enjoyed good success with his two-year-olds this season and enjoyed a quick juvenile double recently, with daughters Madame Speaker and Raving Rocket winning their respective races. Runner up in the Listed East Cape Fillies Nursery at her previous outing, the Alan Greeff trained Madame […]

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Seventh Rock

Impressive debut winner for Seventh Rock

Klawervlei Stud’s G1 winning sire, and proven G1 sire, Seventh Rock had a smart looking two-year-old winner on Saturday. Three Stars, a two-year-old daughter of Klawervlei’s proven G1 sire Seventh Rock, produced a smart turn of foot to score a winning debut over 1000 metres. Steered to victory by former champion jockey S’Manga Khumalo, Three […]

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Master Of My Fate

Master Of My Fate continues to impress

Varsfontein Stud’s exciting young sire Master Of My Fate has made a tremendous start to his stud career and is currently South Africa’s Leading First Crop Sire by winners. The regally bred son of Jet Master was once again in the news over the weekend, with a pair of sons catching the eye at Kenilworth. […]

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What A Winter

What A Winter tops April Yearling Sale

Drakenstein Stud’s top class young stallion What A Winter had another memorable weekend this week, with his progeny impressing both in the sales ring and on the racetrack. The four time G1 winner, and triple Equus Champion,  was the Leading Sire by Aggregate at the 2018 April Yearling Sale, which took place at Durbanville racecourse […]

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