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Querari

Querari’s Dingaans winner impresses!

Maine Chance Farms’ top class young sire Querari has a cracking crop of three-year-olds this season, which include four black type performers, three of whom have won at least one stakes race. Querari’s 28 individual winners from this crop include the brilliant Monks Hood, who impressed when scoring over 1400m at Scottsville on Sunday. Bred […]

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Dynasty

Weekend treble for leading sire

Highlands Stud’s four times Equus Outstanding Stallion Dynasty had another good weekend over the past few days. The former Horse Of The Year had a treble of winners over the past weekend, with a pair of Dynasty sired three-year-olds, in particular, catching the eye. The Tara Laing trained Trees Of Green kicked the weekend off […]

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Debut winner highlights Var treble

Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm’s prominent sire Var’s good run of form this season continued when the ever-green son of Forest Wildcat had a trio of winners at Kenilworth on Saturday. Var’s weekend treble included an eye catching two-year-old winner in the form of Savea. The latter, bred by Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein, made a smart, winning debut […]

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Pathfork

More G1 success for Pathfork relative

Lizzie L’Amour, a close relative of Highlands Stud’s G1 winning sire Pathfork, picked up her second G1 success when she won New Zealand’s G1 Herbie Dyke Stakes over 2000m at  Te Rapa on Saturday. Lizzie L’Amour, whose previous wins included the G1New Zealand Stakes last year, decimated her rivals to win by five and a […]

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Visionaire

Visionaire brother makes a winning debut in USA

Madison’s Luna, a three-year-old half-brother to Lammerskraal Stud’s successful sire Visionaire, made an impressive winning debut at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday. A son of Tapit, Madison’s Luna won a maiden over 1300m for trainer Philip Bauer and jockey Antonio Gallardo in pleasing fashion, with the well bred colt making his move turning for home […]

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Silvano

Cape sires strongly represented in World Cup noms

Some of the Cape’s top sires could be represented at the 2018 Dubai World Cup meeting, which takes place at Meydan racecourse on March 31st. Maine Chance Farm’s outstanding sire, and reigning South African Champion, Silvano could be represented at the meeting –both as a sire, and as a grandsire! Silvano sons Al Sahem (Dubai […]

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Querari

Debut winner for Querari

Maine Chance Farms’ successful sire Querari made it two debut winners from his last two juvenile runners when his daughter River Rafting won at the Vaal on Thursday. Bred by the Oldlands Stud, the two-year-old filly defied greenness when storming home late to claim a 0.9 of a length score over 1000 metres. It was […]

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Bold Silvano colt impresses on debut

Ascot Stud’s homebred July winner Bold Silvano is enjoying a good spell with his two-year-olds this season. The son of reigning champion sire Silvano was represented by his third juvenile winner (from seven runners) in 2017-2018 when his Riyo Stud bred son Bold Eagle made a winning debut on Thursday. Trained by Gavin Van Zyl, […]

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Smart debut winner for Var

Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm’s leading sire Var has been enjoying his customary good run of success these last few weeks. The former sprint champion, responsible for the unbeaten 2yo filly Val-La-Ree, had another eye catching debut winner at the Vaal on Tuesday. This time it was Var’s three-year-old daughter Mademoiselle, who overcame physical odds to reach […]

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Half brother to Gitano Hernando wins!

The Alchemy’s well performed stallion Gitano Hernando had a notable update to his female line, when his half-brother Galactic Spirit won at Wolverhampton on Monday. The lightly raced three-year-old colt, making just his second racecourse outing, was dispatched a 13-8 shot for a novice stakes over 1900m and he duly obliged. Trained, like Gitano Hernando, […]

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