Duke Of Marmalade

Duke Of Marmalade filly downs colts in Prix du Conseil de Paris

Drakenstein Stud’s resident sire Duke Of Marmalade is no stranger to having high-class daughters to his name and the Cartier Champion appears to have another top-class daughter in the form of Traffic Jam. The latter picked up the first Group win of her career when victorious, at the expense of some talented male rivals, in […]

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Red Ray

Young guns prove popular at Klawervlei

Klawervlei’s G1 winning young sires Red Ray and William Longsword are both proving extremely popular in their first seasons at stud. Top class galloper Red Ray, who shares his sire Western Winter with last season’s leading first crop sire What A Winter, has covered some top-class mares already this season. Among the broodmares to have […]

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Canford Cliffs’ Melbourne Cup hope on display this weekend

Canford Cliffs, who is scheduled to stand at Highlands Stud next year, is the sire of potential G1 Melbourne Cup runner Wall Of Fire. The latter makes his Australian debut on Saturday when set to carry top-weight in the G2 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes over 2400m at Caulfield. Wall Of Fire, whose rivals include recent […]

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Querari, Quasillo sister goes in E P Taylor

Quidura, the talented half-sister to Cape sires Querari and Quasillo, is one of nine fillies and mares set to do battle in Sunday’s G1 E P Taylor Stakes at Woodbine. A daughter of Dubawi, Quidura’s eight rivals include G1 Pretty Polly Stakes winner Nezwaah, G2 Betfred Middleton Stakes heroine Blond Me, and G3 Snow Fairy […]

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What A Winter

Mid-week double for What A Winter

Last season’s Champion First Crop Sire What A Winter has made a scintillating start to the 2017-2018 racing season, and the former Equus Champion had a notable double at Durbanville on Wednesday afternoon. What A Winter was responsible for the first two finishers in the day’s opening race, a maiden plate over 1200m, where Night […]

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Champion’s half-brother arrives at Riverton

Riverton Stud were delighted to welcome this handsome colt, from the first crop of Tapit son Coup De Grace, recently. The colt is a half-brother to none other than former Equus Champion and triple G1 winner Captain Of All. The latter, like his half-brother bred by the Riverton Stud, was a superb athlete who was […]

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Stunning first foals for Global View

Ascot Stud’s beautifully bred young Galileo stallion Global View has made a bright start to his stud career if his first foals are anything to go by! Among the foals born in Global View’s first crop is this colt out of the Kyllachy mare Grand Mary, a half-sister to G1 Falmouth Stakes winner Rajeem –dam […]

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Duke Of Marmalade

Duke Of Marmalade son in contention for Melbourne Cup

Marmelo, a son of Drakenstein Stud’s resident sire Duke Of Marmalade, is one of 55 remaining horses in contention for the G1 Emirates Melbourne Cup, to be run in just under a month’s time on November 7th. Trained by Hughie Morrison, Marmelo is one of 14 international runners among the acceptances for the Melbourne Cup. […]

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Ideal World

Weekend treble for Ideal World

Mauritzfontein’s in-form sire Ideal World enjoyed a good weekend with a trio of winners to his credit. The stakes winning son of Kingmambo and Breeders’ Cup champion Banks Hill had a double at Greyville on Friday and his son Reminiscence broke his maiden at Turffontein the following day to give Ideal World three for the […]

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Horse Chestnut

Horse Chestnut legacy continues

Drakenstein Stud’s late sire Horse Chestnut continues to make waves as a broodmare sire around the globe. The former Triple Crown and Met winning champion was represented by his fifth G1 winner as a damsire this weekend when Zipessa (who is out of the Horse Chestnut mare Precious Princess) won the G1 First Lady Stakes […]

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