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Flower Alley

G1 glory for Flower Alley granddaughter

Wilgerbosdrift’s highly successful sire Flower Alley, whose first South African yearlings go on sale in 2018, is the broodmare sire of the top Japanese 2yo filly of 2017. Lucky Lilac, who was produced by Flower Alley’s G1 Ashland Stakes winning daughter Lilacs And Lace, made it three wins from as many outings when she won […]

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Weekend double for Oratorio

Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm’s world-class sire Oratorio enjoyed yet another profitable weekend this week, when represented by two eye catching South African winners. Former European champion and triple G1 winner, Oratorio was responsible for the first juvenile winner in the Cape this season when his Boland Stud bred son Jephthah made a winning debut over 900m […]

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Big weekend for Philanthropist

Drakenstein Stud’s successful resident sire Philanthropist enjoyed another memorable weekend, with winners in two different countries –and a handsome update to his already hugely impressive female line. First of the Philanthropist winners came when the Rosedene Stud bred Amajory romped home to break her maiden by 2.25 lengths over 1000m at the Vaal Classic Track […]

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Cape Premier Yearling sale now online

The catalogue for the 2018 Cape Premier Yearling Sale is now live and can be viewed on line at www.capethoroughbredsales.com The two day sale, one of South Africa’s elite auctions, will once again be held at the CTICC and this year takes place on January 20-21st. Despite being a relatively young sale, the Premier Sale […]

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Wednesday double for Querari

Maine Chance Farms’ red hot sire Querari was at it again at the rescheduled Greyville meeting on Wednesday, when the champion son of Oasis Dream enjoyed a mid-week double. First of Querari’s runners to score was the Dr Ian Heyns bred 3yo gelding Ouzo, who romped to an impressive 1.75 length maiden win over 1400m. […]

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Duke Of Marmalade

Duke Of Marmalade daughter makes a million!

Drakenstein Stud’s top class sire Duke Of Marmalade was back in the news on the second day of the 2017 Tattersalls December Mares Sale on Tuesday. His four time stakes winning daughter Modernstone was knocked down to Ballylinch for 1 000 000 guineas. The seven-year-old mare, who sold in foal to Galileo –sire of Duke Of Marmalade’s […]

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Duke Of Marmalade

Daughters of Canford Cliffs, Duke Of Marmalade star at Tatts

Daughters of Canford Cliffs, due to stand at Highlands Stud in 2018, and Drakenstein Stud’s successful sire Duke Of Marmalade fared well on Monday’s first session of trading at the 2017 Tattersalls December Mare Sale. Harlequeen, by five time G1 winner Canford Cliffs, was sold to Katsumi Yoshida for 400,000 guineas, making the four-year-old the […]

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Greys Inn

10th feature race win for Greys Inn champion

Rosedene Stud’s Greys Inn is responsible for dual Horse Of The Year Legal Eagle, who recently picked up his tenth feature race victory when successful in Saturday’s star-studded G2 World Sports Betting Green Point Stakes at Kenilworth this weekend. Bred by Avontuur, the ever-green six-year-old made it win number 11, from 20 outings, when he […]

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Seventh Rock

Saturday treble for Seventh Rock

Klawervlei Stud’s proven G1 winning stallion Seventh Rock enjoyed a memorable weekend, when represented by three impressive winners on Saturday. First of the Seventh Rock winners to score was his three-year-old son Israel, who made an eye catching winning debut for Kirk Swanson at Borrowdale on Saturday. Bred by the Rumbavu Park Stud, the gelding […]

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Stylish winning debut for Rafeef relative

Highlands Stud’s blue blooded new sire Rafeef had a handsome update to his pedigree when a close relative of the young sire made a winning debut over the weekend. Bred by Klawervlei Stud, Colour Of Light won first time out  at Turffontein on Saturday afternoon. The 3yo filly, who is from the yard of champion […]

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