Impressive debut winner for Visionaire

Lammerskraal Stud’s successful sire Visionaire’s good run of success continued over the weekend when his two-year-old son In Cahoots made a winning debut at Turffontein on Saturday. The Summerhill Stud bred colt impressed when landing a juvenile plate, first time out, when scoring a 1.25 length, under the urgings of Lyle Hewitson. In Cahoots is […]

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Flower Alley

Flower Alley filly romps to feature race win

Sky Flower, a four-year-old daughter of Wilgerbosdrift’s exciting sire Flower Alley, impressed with her first feature race win on Saturday. Trained by Gerald Brookes, Sky Flower landed the Latonia Stakes, over 1600m, at Turfway Park in eye catching fashion, despite being bumped at the start. The filly put a length and a quarter between herself […]

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First winner for Jackson

Highlands Stud part of Ridgemont’s well performed young stallion Jackson was represented by his first winner when his son Bountiful Strength won a maiden juvenile plate over 1250m at Durbanville on Saturday. Bred by Highlands Stud, the 2yo colt dug down deep to win by half a length for trainer Joey Ramsden and jockey Richard […]

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Canford Cliffs son lands Alister Clark

Highlands Stud’s well performed new stallion Canford Cliffs has a top class performer on his hands in the form of the Australian Cliff’s Edge. The latter made it win number six when landing Friday’s G2 Hacer Alister Clark Stakes over 2000m at Moonee Valley. Cliff’s Edge, whose previous wins included both the G3 Caulfield Classic […]

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Judpot relative impresses on debut

Varsfontein Stud’s in-form sire Judpot is from one of the best families in the stud book, and the son of  A P Indy received yet another boost to his stellar family when a close relative made a winning debut at Chantilly on Thursday. Rashke (by Redoute’s Choice) justified favouritism when romping to a 3.5 length […]

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Silvano stars on Longines Rankings

Maine Chance Farms’ dual South African champion sire Silvano made quite an impression on the first edition of this year’s LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, released on Thursday. Not only is Silvano the sire of Marinaresco, joint second top rated South African bred and raced runner, but the triple G1 winner is also broodmare sire […]

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Last Winter

Cape breds impress on Longines Rankings

Thoroughbreds bred in the Cape made a considerable impression on the first edition of LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2018. All four of the South African bred horses to feature on the list were bred by Cape breeders. Top rated of the SA breds on the LONGINES rankings is the Peter de Beyer bred […]

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Oratorio son looks the part!

Boland Stud’s 11 string entered for the 2018 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale includes yearlings by a host of proven and promising sires. One such proven stallion is former European champion and triple Gr.1 winner Oratorio, whose son, Magnificus, has been catalogued as lot 183 in the three day sale. A dual Champion Sire in […]

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Trippi grandson catches the eye in USA

Autostrade, a grandson of Drakenstein Stud’s leading sire Trippi, made an eye catching debut when he won first time out at Gulfstream Park on Sunday. Hammering as the most expensive juvenile and fourth-most expensive lot overall from his sire Giant’s Causeway in 2017 after breezing a furlong in :10 flat, the chestnut flashed talent in a […]

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Lot 119

Boland Stud’s Captain Al filly a stand out!

Boland Stud have enjoyed plenty of success with the late champion sire Captain Al, having bred the sire’s top class son Captain Aldo, who recently pushed his earnings over the R1 million mark, and high class daughter The Merry Widow. Boland also sold a Captain Al filly for R2 000 000 at the 2017 National Yearling Sale. […]

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