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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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Cape Sale kicks off on Saturday

Cape Sale kicks off on Saturday The Cape Premier Yearling Sale (Book 2) is set to get underway at Durbanville racecourse this Saturday. The two day sale starts on Saturday afternoon, with the sale set to begin at 17:00. Day one will see the first 120 lots go through the ring, with Sunday’s trading set […]

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Classy pair for Connemara

Classy pair for Connemara Lindi and Paul Garlicki’s Connemara Stud has enjoyed plenty of success this season, as breeders of, among others, Listed Michaelmas Handicap winner Pessoa. The latter runs in weekend’s G3 King’s Cup. The Garlickis also enjoyed a tremendous spell in December last year, being represented by five winners over a two week […]

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Co-op strongly represented at Cape Sale

The grooms co-op offer two striking looking yearlings at next week’s Cape Premier Yearling Sale (Book 2). Lot 101 is a filly by Danehill’s son Albert Hall, whose best progeny are the high-class fillies Avenue of Gold (Gr3 Racing Association Handicap) and Deepo (Lady’s Slipper Stakes). This chestnut filly is out a Victory Moon mare, […]

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Smart trio for a “Golden Touch”

Smart trio for a “Golden Touch” Gary and Jackie Joliffe, of Golden Touch Thoroughbred Services, are pleased to offer three well bred and attractive yearlings at the 2013 Cape Premier Yearling Sale (Book 2). Lot 93 could be the star of the draft. This handsome Seventh Rock colt has already been named Guinness. By a […]

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