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Quick double for Chestnut!

Quick double for Chestnut! The legendary Horse Chestnut was represented by the first winner from his first local crop of 2yos on Wednesday evening. His son Chestnut’s Rocking (bred by Arc-en-Ciel Stud) ran out an impressive two and a quarter length winner over 1600 metres to give inform trainer, Vaughan Marshall, yet another juvenile success. […]

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Var, Captain Al remarkable in Scottsville speed fest!

Var, Captain Al remarkable in Scottsville speed fest! Two Cape stallions are very strongly represented in Scottsville’s four Gr1 speed contests. Avontuur’s leading sire Var has runners in each race – as does Captain Al. Variety Club’s sire has no fewer than four fillies set to compete in the day’s first Gr1 feature, the Gr1 […]

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Thank you to our fellow members:

Thank you to our fellow  members: The Committee and management of the Cape Breeders Club would like to thank the members who are stallion owners and managers on whose support ensures the Clubs continued existence. The funds generated by the contributions made directly by these members is the lifeblood of the Club and makes it […]

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Oratorio’s Super Sunday

Oratorio’s Super Sunday Avontuur’s new stallion Oratorio’s progeny continue to shine world-wide. The son of Danehill had a remarkable big race double on Sunday in Singapore and Italy respectively, when his sons, Military Attack and Biz The Nurse, won the Gr1 Singapore Airlines International Cup and Gp2 Derby Italiano respectively. In winning the $3 000 000 […]

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First winner for Seul Amour

First winner for Seul Amour The well bred stallion, Seul Amour, had his first South African winner at Turffontein on Saturday. The two-year-old colt Heart of a Lion, one of just four runners to date for his sire, scored by an impressive eight lengths on Saturday, and looks to have a bright future. Heart of […]

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Bold Ellinore tops broodmare sale

Bold Ellinore tops broodmare sale Former Equus Champion Bold Ellinore topped the recent Arc-en-Ciel Broodmare Sale, held last Friday. The daughter of Kahal, in foal to Western Winter, was knocked down to Rosedene Stud for R390 000. Consigned by Wilgerbosdrift as lot 11, Bold Ellinore was an outstanding racemare, whose seven career victories included the 2007 […]

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SA’s leading sire by SWs

SA’s leading sire by SWs The ill-fated Jet Master is currently South Africa’s leading sire, for the 2012-2013 season, by number of individual stakes winners. To date, Jet Master has been represented by 11 stakes winners – no other sire on the list has had more than seven. The six times champion sire’s remarkable tally […]

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Klawervlei boys impress!

Klawervlei boys impress! Two of Klawervlei’s young guns have both impressed with their first crop of 2yos this season. South Africa’s all time money earner, Jay Peg, has made a fantastic start, with his first juveniles including two individual graded stakes winners. These include Saturday’s eye catching Gr3 Cape of Good Hope Nursery winner Flash […]

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Awesome Antonius!

Awesome Antonius! Highlands Farm’s blue blooded young stallion Antonius Pius has made a superb start to his South African stud career. It got better for the young sire on Friday, when his very talented daughter Yoshie beat a smart field of colts to win the Listed Dahlia Plate. She is the second feature race winning […]

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Cape breds for Singapore’s top races

Cape breds for Singapore’s top races The Cape bred Kavanagh is one of 11 runners likely to take part in Sunday’s Gr1 Krisflyer  International Sprint. This $1 000 000 feature, one of the world’s richest sprint races, was won last year by another Cape bred sprinter – Maine Chance Farms’ bred Ato. The Krisflyer is also […]

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