Klawervlei Sale to highlight Festival weekend

The 2016 Klawervlei Farm Sale has been scheduled to highlight what promises to be a wonderful and memorable festive weekend early in June.

Captain Al

Captain Al


The Sale forms part of the three day Klawervlei Farm Sale Festival weekend, which sees the inaugural CTS Select Mare Sale take place on the Friday at Highlands Farm , just before the Cape Breeders’ host their annual stallion auction. Services to some of the top sires in the Western Cape will be go under the hammer making this an event of great interest to all breeders and would-be buyers.

The inaugural Kuda Golf Day is set to take place on the Saturday following the mare sale. The Golf Day will be followed by prize giving at the Golf Club and then big screen Rugby and live entertainment, courtesy of Patrick Canovi, which will take place at Klawervlei.

Sunday following the Golf Day will see the annual Farm Sale commence at Klawervlei at 14:00pm, after a morning set aside for buyers and guests to view the well bred yearlings on offer.

This festival, which celebrates the Klawervlei Farm Sale, will be held from June 10th to June 12th and is a must attend for any serious buyer of South African thoroughbreds.

Captain Of All

Captain Of All


Among the past graduates of the still young Klawervlei Farm Sale are Equus Champion and Klawervlei sire Captain Of All, the top class multiple stakes winner Door Of Deception, talented fillies Neala and Waity Katie, and the useful Profit Ratio. With a number of well related juveniles still waiting in the wings, it seems likely this list will grow considerably over the coming months!

No fewer than 22 farms, from various parts of South Africa, are represented at the 2016 Klawervlei Farm Sale, and many of the country’s top sires have representatives at this year’s sale.

Among the top sires represented are Captain Al, Count Dubois, Dynasty, Jay Peg, Querari, Seventh Rock, Silvano, Trippi and Var, while exciting young stallions with their first South African yearlings on sale include champions Marchfield, Twice Over and What A Winter.

There is also a colt on offer by Fastnet Rock’s Australian based G1 winning son Foxwedge – who currently rates as one of the leading first crop sires in Australia.

The 2016 Klawervlei Farm Sale catalogue, of just over 120 lots, include some impeccably individuals notably –

Lot 21 –a Twice Over filly from the family of recent Triple Crown winner Abashiri

Lot 28 –a Seventh Rock half brother to the very promising Captain’s Causeway

Lot 29 –a Var half sister to G2 SA Fillies Nursery runner up Myfunnyvalentine, with the pair being produced by G1 winning juvenile Give Me Five

Lot 42 –a Trippi own brother to G2 winner Paterfamilias

Lot 43 –a Dynasty half brother to globetrotting superstar and top class sire Jay Peg

Lot 47 –a Silvano colt whose dam is a half sister to 3 Grade One winners

Lot 53 –a Count Dubois colt out of a stakes placed daughter of Model Man

Lot 55 – a Dynasty half sister to this season’s top class 2yo Flying Myth out of a G3 winning half sister to champion Mythical Flight

Lot 61 – a Jay Peg half sister to smart stakes winner Thanks John

Lot 81–a Twice Over colt out of a stakes winning own sister to champion Young Rake

Lot 86- a Captain Al colt out of a stakes winning daughter of National Assembly

Lot 94 -a Seventh Rock colt out of a stakes winning daughter of seven times champion sire Jet Master

For more enquiries regarding both the Festival and the Farm Sale, interested parties are asked to speak to Grant Knowles at grant@klawervlei.co.za

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