CTS press release

Leading racehorse sales company Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) has announced that Markus Jooste has resigned as director, and Mayfair Speculators has commenced the process of exiting their shareholding following yesterday’s CTS board meeting. Wéhann Smith, Chief Executive Officer at CTS, explains that all remaining shareholders are fully committed to the company and to the CTS […]

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Two out of two for Querari

Maine Chance Farms red-hot sire Querari, whose son Wonderwall contests Saturday’s G1 Forus Cape Guineas, had a 100% strike rate at the Vaal on Thursday, when his only two runners for the day both won. First of the Querari runners to score yesterday was the Clinton Binda trained Wellspring, who got up in the shadow […]

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Two in a row for Var

Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm’s leading sire Var was responsible for the winners of the first two races at Kenilworth on Tuesday afternoon. First to score was the blue blooded Avontuur bred Vice Versa, who won Tuesday’s first South African race. Trained by Brett Crawford, the 3yo filly, a half-sister to Cold As Ice and Live Life, […]

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Querari son downs star sprinters

Maine Chance Farms’ bang in-form sire Querari, responsible for recent G2 Investec Dingaans winner Monks Hood, enjoyed a good mid-week double when responsible for a pair of winners at Turffontein on Tuesday evening. The champion son of Oasis Dream, whose son Floating On Water ran third over 1400m at Kenilworth on the same day, is […]

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Master Of My Fate

First runner for Master Of My Fate

Varsfontein Stud’s well performed young stallion Master Of My Fate looks likely to be represented by his first runner this weekend. The bay son of Jet Master will be represented by his 2yo son Masta Silva, who lines up in a maiden juvenile plate over 800 metres at Scottsville this Sunday. Trained by Gavin Van […]

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Weekend treble for Trippi

Drakenstein Stud’s champion sire Trippi, currently South Africa’s Leading Sire of 3YOs by stake money, had another good weekend with yet another trio of winners this past weekend. Fifty Cents, winner of the 2016 Listed Jet Master Stakes, picked up the sixth win of his career when victorious for in-form trainer Justin Snaith at Kenilworth […]

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Gitano Hernando

Gitano Hernando brother wins again

Velvet Revolution, a half-brother to The Alchemy’s G1 winning sire Gitano Hernando, made it two wins from his last three starts when landing a handicap at Wolverhampton on Saturday. A four-year-old gelded son of Pivotal, Velvet Revolution has now won four, and placed three times, from 14 outings. He is out of Perugino’s high-class daughter […]

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Sunday treble for Gimmethegreenlight

Varsfontein Stud’s leading young stallion Gimmethegreenlight’s good run of form continued at Greyville on Sunday when he was represented by a treble of winners. First Gimmethegreenlight to score was the Dean Kannemeyer trained Cossack Guard who romped home to a 1.25 length maiden win, as favourite, over 1200 metres. Just two races later, Gimmethegreenlight filly […]

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Vale Jallad

Highlands Stud have announced the passing of their champion sire Jallad. He was 29 and passed away this weekend. Jallad was a son of French champion and outstanding sire Blushing Groom, also responsible for such top class stallions as Rainbow Quest, Nassipour, Mt Livermore, Rahy and Runaway Groom. He was one of two high class […]

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Fourth graded win for Dynasty champion

Highlands Stud’s outstanding sire Dynasty was represented by his sixth feature race winner this season when his champion daughter Just Sensual lifted the G2 SW Security Solutions Southern Cross Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday. Bred by Klawervlei Stud, Just Sensual ran on potently over the 1000m trip to land her sixth win from just ten […]

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