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Smart filly for Royal Air Force

Smart filly for Royal Air Force Sorrento Stud’s Royal Air Force looks to have produced a talented filly in the form of Petty Officer. Bred by Maine Chance Farms, Petty Officer won a good race at Durbanville on Saturday, when breaking her maiden at the second time of asking for trainer Greg Ennion and owner […]

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Three in a row for Oratorio’s Breeders Cup bound daughter

Three in a row for Oratorio’s Breeders Cup bound daughter Avontuur’s world leading sire Oratorio is the sire of one of North America’s most exciting juvenile fillies. The Doug O’Neill trained Clenor scored her third consecutive win on Sunday, when landing the Surfer Girl Stakes at Santa Anita. She duly obliged in the one mile […]

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Paddock Stakes victress in foal to champion sire

Paddock Stakes victress in foal to champion sire One of South Africa’s best bred, and most exciting broodmare prospects, has been confirmed in foal to last season’s champion sire Silvano. Klawervlei’s beautifully bred mare Thunder Dance is one of stellar book of mares covered by Silvano this season. A daughter of six times champion sire […]

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Great weekend for Trippi!

Great weekend for Trippi! Drakenstein Stud Trippi had plenty of success this last weekend. Not only did the son of End Sweep score a double at Durbanville on Saturday, but his son, Majestic Stride, scored a notable win at Santa Anita on Sunday. Trippi, whose offspring have been in devastating form lately, particularly in the […]

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Drakenstein sires continue to fire!

Drakenstein sires continue to fire! Drakenstein Stud’s two resident stallions, Trippi and Horse Chestnut, have been in tremendous form recently. Trippi, whose daughters Diva’s Daughter and Lanner Falcon provided him with a double two weeks ago, had another double at Durbanville on Wednesday afternoon. Again it was two talented fillies which put their sire in […]

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Pricey Cape filly breaks her duck

Pricey Cape filly breaks her duck The beautifully bred Tapdance broke her maiden convincingly at Durbanville on Wednesday. Trained by Justin Snaith, the flashy grey was given a great ride by in-form jockey Richard Fourie to win a maiden plate over 1400m by a length – despite having to overcome  a poor draw of 12. […]

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Indy descendants dominate “Super Saturday”

Indy descendants dominate “Super Saturday” Descendants of legendary North American stallion A P Indy thoroughly dominated proceedings of one of the US’s biggest weekends. Super Saturday saw the sire line come to the fore in such prestigious races as the Gr1 Jockey Club Gold Cup, Beldame Stakes, and Gr1 Frontrunner Stakes. Ron The Greek (by […]

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Cape bred superstar salutes at Newmarket

Cape bred superstar salutes at Newmarket The Highlands Farm’s bred Soft Falling Rain continued his march to international superstardom with a facile victory in Friday’s Group 2 Nayef Joel Stakes at Newmarket. Sent out a warm favourite, Soft Falling Rain powered away from a world-class field to win the 1600m contest by 3.5 lengths, under […]

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Classy first foals for Queen’s Plate star

Varsfontein Stud’s magnificent young sire, Gimmethegreenlight, proved very popular during his first season at stud. Fully booked, Gimmethegreenlight’s first foals have arrived this season  – and, judging by the appearance of these youngsters, Gimme looks set to be as popular in his second season as he was in his first! He covered some outstanding mares […]

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Bright start for Over

Bright start for Over Klawervlei Stud’s UK and European Champion, Twice Over, has made an excellent start to his stud career. The multiple Group One winner has already had four first mares tested in foal, and he is set to cover an outstanding book of mares during his first season at stud. Among Twice Over’s […]

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