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Eye catching winner for Pathfork

Highlands Stud part of Ridgemont’s G1 winning sire Pathfork has been enjoying a tremendous run of form of late, and the former Irish Champion was at it again on Wednesday. Pathfork’s son Hector Heathcote, who had won a barrier trial previously, made a winning official racing debut when making much of the running to win […]

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Philanthropist star goes for Champions Mile

Drakenstein Stud’s bang in-form stallion Philanthropist looks likely to be represented by a leading runner in the upcoming  G1 Champions Mile, which will take place at Sha Tin on April 29th. His Tony Millard trained son Singapore Sling, who is currently one of the top four-year-olds in Hong Kong, is one of 12 runners selected […]

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Lot 248

Million winner’s sister a must-see!

Boland Stud’s 11 strong Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale this year includes a half-sister, by a world leading sire, to a KZN Yearling Sale Million winner –from an outstanding family! Lot 248 is a bay filly by Cartier Champion and five time Gr.1 winner Duke Of Marmalade out of Silvano’s Gr.3 placed daughter Romantic Moon. […]

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Ideal World

Debut winner highlights Ideal World treble

Mauritzfontein’s successful sire Ideal World enjoyed another memorable weekend, when the blue blooded Kingmambo son was represented by a trio of winners. Ideal World’s South African treble included a very impressive debut winner, in the form of Rainbow Bridge. The latter, supported down to 26-10 tote favouritism, made a winning debut when scoring over 1200m […]

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Oratorio hits the heights

Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm’s in-form resident sire Oratorio enjoyed winners in both Ireland and South Africa this weekend, and he is also broodmare sire of a hugely promising Australian based two-year-old. Oratorio son Have A Nice Day collected the 10th win of his career when landing the D Hotel Handicap, over seven furlongs, at Dundalk on […]

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Dynasty champion wins again

Highlands Stud part of Ridgemont’s outstanding sire Dynasty was responsible for yet another feature race winner, when his champion daughter Lady In Black landed the G3 Umzimkhulu Stakes at Greyville on Sunday. Trained by Dennis Drier, the Willem Englebrecht Jnr bred three-year-old dug down deep to record the second graded victory of her career, when […]

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Feature race double for Querari

Maine Chance Farms’ red-hot young stallion Querari enjoyed another tremendous weekend, when the G1 winning son of Oasis Dream was represented by four South African winners. Querari’s quartet of local winners was headed by the feature race winners Pinnacle Peak and Arianos Shadow-  victorious in the G3 Man O’War Sprint and Sentinel Stakes respectively. Three-year-old […]

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Duke Of Marmalade

French classic hopes for Duke Of Marmalade grandson

Drakenstein Stud’s Cartier Champion, and classic sire, Duke Of Marmalade, could be represented by a grandson in this year’s G1 French Derby (Prix du Jockey Club). The five time G1 winner is the broodmare sire of progressive three-year-old Chilean (by Iffraaj), who picked up the first group race of his career when landing Sunday’s G3 […]

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Second winner for Jackson

Highlands Stud part of Ridgemont’s exciting young stallion Jackson (bred by Highlands) was represented by his second first crop winner on Saturday when his son Mr Crumford scored an eye catching victory at Kenilworth. Ridden by Greg Cheyne, the Morne De Villiers bred colt made most of the running to break his maiden by an […]

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Eighth G1 win for Greys Inn star

Rosedene Stud’s proven sire Greys Inn was back in the news on Saturday, when his outstanding son Legal Eagle won the G1 H F Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes at Turffontein. It was an eighth G1 win for the multiple Equus Champion, who took his earnings to R11 463 375 with a stirring, front running victory in Saturday’s […]

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