Luna Child

Ideal World filly lands Guineas

Mauritzfontein’s successful sire Ideal World has been enjoying a purple patch of success this season. The blue blooded Kingmambo son enjoyed a trio of winners the previous weekend, and he was back in the headlines on Friday when his daughter Luna Child won the Listed Breeders Guineas at Fairview. Trained by Glen Kotzen, the Wilgerbosdrift& […]

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Silvano enjoys a “Super” weekend

Reigning champion sire Silvano enjoyed another remarkable weekend, with his progeny firing on all cylinders in South Africa and son Janoobi running a cracking race at Meydan on Super Saturday. Winner of the recent G2 Zabeel Mile, Janoobi ran a very game third in Saturday’s G1 Jebel Hatta, to stamp his ticket for the 2018 […]

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Ato off the mark!

Millstream Farm’s well performed young stallion Ato was represented by his first winner when his first crop son Opaque made a winning debut over 1000m at Borrowdale on Sunday. Opaque defeated another Ato first-timer Tanganyika into third place. Opaque, who was bred by Summerhill Stud, races for Newbury Racing –who raced the colt’s sire with […]

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Bold Silvano

Bold Silvano colt maintains his unbeaten record

Ascot Stud’s July winning champion Bold Silvano looks to have a top class two-year-old on his hands in the form of Bold Eagle. The latter, bred by the Riyo Stud, made it two wins from as many outings when he won the Listed Storm Bird Stakes over 1000m at Turffontein on Saturday. Trained by Gavin […]

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Red-hot Querari dominates Ruffian Stakes

Just a week on from his son Monks Hood romping to an authorative 5.5 length win in the G2 Gauteng Guineas, Maine Chance Farms’ red hot resident sire Querari was at it again in major Turffontein feature. This time it was the Listed Ruffian Stakes, which went the way of Querari’s daughter Dagmar. The latter […]

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Lot 410

Boland Stud’s classically bred colt a must-see

Boland Stud are proud to be offering a colt from the first crop of former Equus Champion Capetown Noir at the 2018 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Capetown Noir, who shares his champion sire Western Winter with Champion First Crop Sire What A Winter, was an exceptional racehorse. Himself a R1 million buy from the […]

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CTS Ready to Run Sale 2018 Dates Announced

The annual Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) Ready to Run (RTR) Sale will be held on Friday 23 November at the Durbanville racecourse, with gallops preceding the event on Thursday 22 November. The sale is followed by the lucrative CTS Ready to Run Stakes, set to take place at Kenilworth on 24 November, with a generous […]

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Wednesday double for in-form Visionaire

Lammerskraal Stud’s in-form resident sire Visionaire has been enjoying a purple patch of success with his runners over the past few days, and the son of Grand Slam was at it again at Greyville on Wednesday. Visionaire, whose only four runners on the day either won or ran third in their respective heats, had a […]

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Red hot Var’s son a sure hit!

Boland Stud will be offering two lots by last season’s Champion Sire of 2YOs Var at the 2018 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale at the end of April. First of the two Var’s in the draft to come up for sale is lot 211 a beautifully bred chestnut colt -who hails from one of the […]

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Philanthropist star among final field for Hong Kong Derby

The Drakenstein Stud bred Singapore Sling is one of 14 four-year-olds to have been selected to run in the BMW Hong Kong Derby due to be run at Sha Tin racecourse on the 18th of March. The Derby, run over 2000m, has a purse of HK18 000 000! Winner of the 2016 G2 Investec Dingaans, Singapore Sling […]

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