Klawervlei boys impress!
Two of Klawervlei’s young guns have both impressed with their first crop of 2yos this season.
South Africa’s all time money earner, Jay Peg, has made a fantastic start, with his first juveniles including two individual graded stakes winners.
These include Saturday’s eye catching Gr3 Cape of Good Hope Nursery winner Flash Drive and Gr3 Protea Stakes hero Olympic Owen.
Himself a high-class juvenile, Jay Peg showed his best form as a 5yo, so his offspring should continue to improve with time and distance, and Jay Peg looks like he could be another locally bred stallion to come good.
Jay Peg’s racetrack success has carried over to the sales ground. He was the only first season sire at this year’s National Sale to be represented by a R1 000 000 yearling.
Hemel N Aarde sold a Jay Peg colt for R1 150 000 at the National Sale, and he had another colt fetch R500 000 at this year’s Cape Premier Yearling Sale (Book 2).
Klawervlei’s Rebel King, like Jay Peg a locally bred Equus Champion, has also made a smart start to his stud career.
Rebel King was represented by his sixth individual winner at Greyville on Friday evening, when his daughter Chelsea broke her maiden at just her second start.
The champion sprinter, who earned over R2 000 000 during his career, has done particularly well with his fillies, who include the talented Moulin Royale, stakes placed Letas Bonnet, and unbeaten Stylish Virginia.