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Another winner for hot Pius

Another winner for hot Pius Highlands Farm’s young sire Antonius Pius has made a sensational start to his stud career, and had yet another impressive debut winner when Lavender Landscape won first time out at the Vaal on Thursday. Currently South Africa’s leading first crop sire by winners, Antonius Pius has already been represented by […]

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Exciting sire well represented on National Sale

One of the best bred and most talented racehorses of his generation will be represented by his first yearlings this season. The horse in question is Moutonshoek’s resident stallion Mambo in Seattle. His first crop has been widely praised by many of the best judges in the business, and this sire has certainly plenty going […]

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Cape breds set to compete on World Cup Night

Cape breds set to compete on World Cup Night Saturday sees the running of the Dubai World Cup race meeting. The nine races run on the night are worth a collective $27.25 million! The meeting has been a profitable one for South African bred horses in the past, with such star athletes such as Victory […]

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Strong results for Book 2 Sale

Strong results for Book 2 Sale The two day Cape Premier Yearling Sale (Book 2) ended on a tremendous high, after several strong sessions of trading. The catalogue was down in numbers from 2012, when over 400 horses were passed through the ring, but still managed an excellent aggregate of R27.12 million. The average price […]

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Oratorio to the fore!

Oratorio to the fore! Avontuur’s world-class new recruit, Oratorio, is poised to enjoy a tremendous spell, with his offspring set to contest some of the world’s finest races. His unbeaten daughter, Orator’s Daughter, is a runner in the second leg of the Wilgerbosdrift Triple Tiara. She is one of 13 3yo fillies set to run […]

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Seattle Storm wins for Sail

Seattle Storm wins for Sail Ascot Stud’s very promising young stallion, Sail From Seattle, was represented by his third winner on Friday, when the promising Seattle Storm won at just the second time of asking. Sail From Seattle, whose first crop are now two, is also the sire of the stakes placed Navistar and the […]

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Sire’s sole crop on offer at Cape Sale

Sire’s sole crop on offer at Cape Sale The talented, but ill-fated sire Scarlet Letter, will be represented by his sole crop when the Cape Sale gets underway this weekend. The son of the great Danehill has his only crop on offer at the 2013 Cape Premier Yearling Sale (Book 2), and already a number […]

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TBA’s exciting stakes incentives

TBA’s exciting stakes incentives Bloodstock South Africa are pleased to announce that they have implemented a new value added stakes series for R5 000 000 per annum for 2yo and 3yo stakes races. This programme will incorporate all 76 feature (graded and listed) races for both juveniles and three year olds. Thus, the added stakes […]

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The New Training Scheme is Launched in Robertson

This is Robertson Grooms group from Highlands and Normandy Studs, who started their Micro MBA Basic Business Skills Training program on Wednesday 13th March. On the same day they underwent the Elsenburg Equine Studies Assessment to assess the level of skills training going forward. Group photo from left to right are: Jasper Daniels – Normandy […]

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Exciting Judpot strongly represented

Exciting Judpot strongly represented Varsfontein’s promising young sire, Judpot (a half-brother to legendary US sire Kingmambo), is well represented on the 2013 Cape Premier Yearling Sale (Book 2), which starts on Saturday at 17:00. Judpot, whose first runners have already yield three winners, has 14 yearlings on offer at the Cape Sale: Lot 18 is […]

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