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Soft Falling Rain

Soft Falling Rain brother entered for Summer Cup

Wilgerbosdrift’s well performed young sire Soft Falling Rain, whose first yearlings come up for sale in 2018, has a half-brother who has been nominated for the G1 Sansui Summer Cup, to be run at Turffontein on November 25th. Let It Rain, a Dynasty half-brother to Soft Falling Rain, holds an entry in the R2 000 000 Cup. […]

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Yet another impressive debut winner for Dynasty!

Highlands Stud’s outstanding sire Dynasty has no shortage of top-class three-year-olds batting for him this season and the former Horse Of The Year was represented by yet another impressive debut winner at Scottsville on Sunday. This time it was the Varsfontein Stud bred Hashtagyolo who impressed, with the 3yo filly bolting home to score a […]

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Valbonne impressive for Var

Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm’s highly successful sire Var had a smart looking debut winner on Saturday. His 3yo son Valbonne scored a three quarter of a length win first out for in-form trainer Brett Crawford and Corne Orffer when skating home over 1000m at Durbanville and looks yet another speedy sort to represent Var. Bred by […]

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Impressive debut winner highlights Silvano six timer

It was a long weekend to remember for Maine Chance Farms’ reigning champion sire Silvano, with that son of Lomitas represented by no fewer than six winners over the past long weekend. Silvano, Champion Sire in South Africa last season, has made a superb start to the 2017-2018 racing season and in Silver Maple he […]

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Exciting times ahead for Admiral Kitten and The United States

Moutonshoek are pleased to announce their exciting young sires Admiral Kitten and The United States, both of whom are standing their first seasons at stud in South Africa this year, are set to cover some high-class mares this season. G1 Secretariat Stakes winner Admiral Kitten, the only son of US champion sire Kitten’s Joy at […]

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Regal win for Duke Of Marmalade

Drakenstein Stud’s successful resident sire Duke Of Marmalade enjoyed a notable, “regal”, victory at Newbury on Saturday afternoon. His talented daughter Daphne made a belated winning return to racing when scoring for Her Majesty The Queen when victorious over 11 rivals this weekend. The lightly raced four-year-old, ridden by Ryan Moore, challenged over a furlong […]

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Ato –an exciting addition to Cape stallion band!

The top-class Ato, who is from the same male line as last season’s Champion Sire Silvano, now stands at the Millstream Farm in Robertson. Ato, whose first crop race this season, was a high-class performer in Singapore where he raced for South African born trainer Pat Shaw and owners Newbury Racing. The handsome bay, bred […]

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Judpot relative impressive on debut

A close relative of successful Cape sire Judpot made a smart debut at Saint-Cloud racecourse yesterday. Study Of Man, a son of Japanese champion Deep Impact and Judpot’s Storm Cat half-sister Second Happiness, gave rider Stephane Pasquier a temporary scare exiting the widest stall as he lost his left iron for a few strides, quickly […]

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Good start for Rafeef

Highlands Stud’s exciting young stallion Rafeef has made the perfect start to his stud career with his first mare already safely tested in foal. One of the best bred young sires in South Africa, Rafeef was a top-class racehorse who won six of his ten outings and banked over R1.1 million in prize money. He […]

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Coup De Grace’s first foals impress!

Klawervlei Stud’s beautifully bred young sire Coup De Grace has made the perfect start to his stud career- if these magnificent first foals are anything to go by! Coup De Grace, who has been extremely popular since retiring to Klawervlei, covered an exceptional book of mares in his first season and the support looks well […]

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