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Another CTS Ready To Run “Rocket”

February 21, 2018 / 1 day ago

The Grade 3 Tommy Hotspur Handicap over 1000m at Turffontein Standside on Saturday saw a scintillating performance by Gary Alexander’s R280,000 CTS Ready To Run buy, Champagne Haze, who is now eyeing one or two of the big SA Champions...

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Cape Premier Sale yearling scoops Hong Kong Classic Cup

February 19, 2018 / 3 days ago

SA-bred Singapore Sling, R225,000 buy from the 2015 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, trained by South African Tony Millard, cemented his candidacy for next month’s BMW Hong Kong Derby with an upset success in the HK$10 million Hong Kong Classic Cup...

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Irwin sending equine disease expert to SA

February 19, 2018 / 3 days ago

Barry Irwin, President of Team Valor International and a long-time supporter of and investor in the South African racing and breeding industries, will be sending a leading US veterinarian to our shores next week to consult with the South African...

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CTS buy is Guineas favourite

February 15, 2018 / 7 days ago

CTS Ready To Run purchase Majestic Mambo has been installed 5-2 favourite for the Gr2 Gauteng Guineas at Turffontein on 3 March. The Hyperpaint Syndicate’s unbeaten three-year-old drew, a R40,000 buy, drew favourably for the Gr2 Gauteng Guineas – his...

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NGO’s to benefit from Horses For Causes Charity

February 15, 2018 / 7 days ago

Saturday’s third Horses For Causes Race Day at Kenilworth was staged to benefit 12 community upliftment NGO’s. Entertainment included a fashion show, a pampering glam bar area and a fascinator station. An auction of stallion services was organised by NHA...

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Cape sires represented at Dubai World Cup

February 10, 2018 / 12 days ago

Some of the Cape’s top sires could be represented at the 2018 Dubai World Cup meeting, which takes place at Meydan racecourse on March 31st. Maine Chance Farm’s outstanding sire, and reigning South African Champion, Silvano could be represented at...

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CTS buy has classics in sight

February 05, 2018 / 17 days ago

Three-year-old Surcharge, a R550,000 buy from the CTS Johannesburg Ready To Run Sale in 2016, posted his fifth win from only seven starts in Saturday’s Gr3 Tony Ruffel Stakes over 1400m at Turffontein. Trainer Stuart Pettigrew laughed off a suggestion...

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Fourie shines on Let It Rain

January 31, 2018 / 22 days ago

Let It Rain, the Highlands-bred son of Dynasty gave a brave display in the 2800m R400 000 Gr2 Cape Stayers on Sun Met Day under the guidance of the astute Richard Fourie – who made all the difference. Let It...

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Undercover Agent finds the big cash in CTS 1600

January 31, 2018 / 22 days ago

Undercover Agent banked ten times his purchase price in just over 100 seconds at Kenilworth on Saturday in a race worth more in monetary terms than the Sun Met itself. Brett Crawford’s runner won the $500 000 CTS 1600, a...

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A CTS Quartet in Cape Flying Championship

January 30, 2018 / 23 days ago

Trainer Justin Snaith and his team rattled off five wins on Sun Met Day, including three prized Gr1s and Snaith Racing tweeted: “The 2018 Sun Met will go down as our most memorable race day yet.” Their opening Grade ...

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