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CTS celebrate international support at CPYS

January 22, 2018 / 15 hours ago

The 2018 CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale yielded an overall aggregate of R110,95-million after the completion of Day Two at CTICC in Cape Town. The average price was R506,621 and the median came to R300,000. While the turnover was markedly...

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Frankel colt fetches R4-million at CPYS

January 21, 2018 / 1 day ago

John Freeman of the Thoroughbred Group went to R4 million to secure a Frankel colt that topped the sale at a buoyant first session of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Saturday evening...

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Van Niekerk delivers hard-hitting address

January 20, 2018 / 2 days ago

In an emotional address to guests attending the cocktail party for the official opening of the 2018 Cape Premier Yearling Sale on Friday, CTS Chairman Chris Van Niekerk delivered a speech so frankand refreshing it drew several cheers from a...

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Narrow Creek’s Flower Alley filly is impressive

January 18, 2018 / 4 days ago

John Everett of Narrow Creek Stud reckons he has a “very special” filly in his four-pronged draft for this weekend’s Cape Premier Yearling Sale. Lot 154 is Gypsy Woman (photo), by imported stallion Flower Alley from a mare by Tiger...

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Five lots from Hemel N Aarde Stud

January 18, 2018 / 4 days ago

“Lot 19 is a very nice colt, the best Pomodoro I’ve brought to a sale,” said David Hepburn-Brown of Hemel N Aarde Stud of his first Cape Premier Yearling Sale entry this year. Unnamed, the flashy “red” is from Gilmore...

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HKJC will attend CPYS

January 17, 2018 / 5 days ago

Hopes are high that the Hong Kong Jockey Club will be buying in significant numbers at this weekend’s big CTS Cape Premier Yearling sale, reports MICHAEL CLOWER of Gold Circle.It is believed that this is a consequence of Hong Kong’s...

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Drakenstein Stud’s draft includes first foal of Beach Beauty

January 15, 2018 / 7 days ago

Drakenstein Stud, a magnificent 130 hectare property beneath L’Ormarins Wine Estate, which nestles midway between Stellenbosch and Franschoek, is entrenched amongst the Top Ten breeders in South Africa. The farm is currently ranked sixth on the Leading Breeders by Stakes...

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Snaith, CTS’s feature double

January 15, 2018 / 7 days ago

Just a week before the Cape Premier Yearling Sale, CTS enjoyed two feature winners on the Kenilworth Saturday card, both trained by Justin Snaith.CTS Ready To Run graduates Sir Frenchie (Listed Fairview Sophomore Stakes), and Bishop’s Bounty (Gr2 Diadem Stakes)...

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Oldlands have a handful of nice lots

January 13, 2018 / 9 days ago

Barbara Sanne, who bred international Graded stakes winner and Dubai World Cup runner Sanshaawes, will be sending five yearlings to the Cape Premier Yearling Sale from her Oldlands Stud.Early up will be a What A Winter colt (Lot 15), the...

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Around the smaller studs: CPYS

January 12, 2018 / 10 days ago

Three breeders appear under “R” in the Cape Premier Yearling Sale Catalogue and they’ve all got something good to offer on 20 and 21 January.Riethuiskraal Stud has a single lot (226), a colt by Duke Of Marmalde called Lord Melbourne...

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