Another winner for leading first crop sire

Another winner for leading first crop sire Former Equus Champion Sprinter Rebel King has made a smart start to his stud career. He was represented by his fourth individual winner from his first crop when Spritzer ran out a comfortable winner of Scottsville’s first race on Tuesday. Interestingly, Spritzer is the first Rebel King colt […]

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National winner for former Cape sire

National winner for former Cape sire The late champion Second Empire, who spent the final part of his stud career in South Africa, is the sire of Auroras Encore – the 66-1 winner of Saturday’s John Smith’s Grand National Chase. Auroras Encore, winning for the second time in eight starts, had previously been second in […]

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Oratorio daughter on track for Irish Classic

Oratorio daughter on track for Irish Classic Avontuur’s world-class new stallion Oratorio is the sire of the Irish 1000 Guineas bound filly, Viztoria. Viztoria, who is set to make her seasonal debut in the G3 Athasi Stakes on May 6th, was one of last season’s most promising juvenile fillies. After winning her debut by seven […]

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Seattle dominates Nursery

Seattle dominates Nursery Ascot Stud’s resident stallion, Sail From Seattle, has made an exceptional start to his stud career with his first 2yos this season. The stallion had his first stakes winner on Friday when Seattle Storm won the Listed East Cape Nursery, to take his score to two wins from three starts. Third home […]

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Antonius fires!

Antonius fires! Highlands Farm’s exciting young sire, Antonius Pius had his fifth winner from his first local crop of juveniles when his talented son Antonius Du Bois won by over three lengths at Durbanville on Wednesday afternoon. Currently South Africa’s leading first crop sire by wins (7) and prize money, Antonius Pius has made a […]

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Cracking National draft from Boland Stud

The Ceres based Boland Stud has a long and proven record of breeding and raising some of the finest racehorses to grace the South African turf. Their past graduates include no fewer than five champion sprinters! This list includes the legendary Senor Santa – the first sprinter to win over R1 000 000 in prize money, and […]

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Newmarket 16/10/10.

Exciting Over settling well

Klawervlei’s outstanding new stallion, Twice Over, has settled into his new home extremely well. Stallion manager, John Freeman, reports that the horse is now housed in the stable of the late, great National Emblem, proud sire of Shea Shea who recently broke the Meydan track record at the World Cup meeting in the Gr1 Al […]

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First for Air Force

First for Air Force The well bred and talented Royal Air Force has made a bright start to his stud career, and was represented by his first winner at Kenilworth on Monday. The speedy filly Chanel Five had done nothing wrong in her first two outings, and showed plenty of speed to blitz her rivals […]

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First feature winner for local legend

First feature winner for local legend South Africa’s all time leading money earner, Jay Peg, had his first feature race winner on Saturday, when the Highlands Farm’ bred Olympic Owen landed the Gr3 Protea Stakes. Olympic Owen’s win came at an opportune time, as it was five years to the day that his sire scored […]

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Cape Superstars sensational in Dubai!

Cape Superstars sensational in Dubai! Two Cape bred champions made South Africa proud at Saturday’s rich Dubai World Cup meeting. The Klawervlei bred Shea Shea and Soft Falling Rain, bred by Highlands Farm, gave the SA racing industry a remarkable double when landing the Gr1 Al Quoz Sprint and Gr2 Godolphin Mile respectively. Shea Shea, […]

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