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NHA will address grooms’ issues

July 17, 2018 / 12 hours ago

The National Horseracing Authority has advised that it is currently working with industry players to develop a strategy to include and engage the grooms more effectively in the industry. The recent protests, which were in some cases near violent and...

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Marshall has big plans for One World

July 16, 2018 / 1 day ago

CTS graduate One World, a two-year-old colt by Klawervlei Stud’s much missed stallion, Captain Al, impressed in no uncertain terms when landing Saturday’s Listed Highlands Stud Langerman over 1500m. One World followed the example of another Captain Al colt Tap...

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A brave, sound CTS buy!

July 12, 2018 / 5 days ago

A brave, sound horse is often better to own than a star who is plagued with problems. Mathew de Kock’s Onamission Syndicate was fortunate to obtain as its first runner Puget Sound, a R120,000 CTS Ready To Run purchase who...

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CTS well represented in 2018 Durban July

June 27, 2018 / 20 days ago

Eleven of the 18 final declarations for the 2018 Vodacom Durban July over 2200m at Greyville on Saturday, 7 July, were bought at various CTS Sales. They include the ruling favourite African Night Sky, an R850,000 purchase from the Cape...

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Plano gives Laing her fifth PE Gold Cup

June 26, 2018 / 21 days ago

Trainer Tara Laing maintained her vice grip on South Africa’s longest race when she made it five victories in six renewals of the R150 000 Listed Port Elizabeth Gold Cup at Fairview on Friday. Trying the 3600m trip for the...

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Witchcraft casts her spell in KZN Oaks

June 25, 2018 / 22 days ago

Sean Tarry’s hardknocking CTS purchase Witchcraft (16-1) enjoyed the very rare distinction of achieving the KZN Oaks double when she dictated matters under an enterprising ride by Lyle Hewitson to win the Scottsville R300 000 Gr3 Track & Ball Oaks...

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Charles finds the right gear to win!

June 21, 2018 / 26 days ago

Two-year-old colt Charles, the joint most-expensive yearling in South African history, made a fine winning debut in a Maiden Juvenile Plate over 1200m on a wet track at Kenilworth on Tuesday. He was workmanlike in that he had to press...

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A hot winter for CTS patrons!

June 18, 2018 / 29 days ago

The cold winter months have not affected owners who bought runners from various Cape Thoroughbred Sales. They’re enjoying a sizzling run of success! CTS graduates have won no fewer than nine Graded races in the period 7 April to ...

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African Night Sky strengthens ‘July’ claims

June 11, 2018 / 1 month ago

Justin Snaith looks to have strengthened his hold on the 2018 Vodacom Durban July silverware after ante-post favourite African Night Sky hacked up to run a terrific prep when winning the R300 000 Gr3 Cup Trial over 1800m at Greyville...

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Undercover Agent holds Snowdance in Gr1 Gold Challenge

June 11, 2018 / 1 month ago

The long-striding CTS purchase Undercover Agent gave part-owner Greg Bortz, SA log-leading champion apprentice Lyle Hewitson and Cape breeders Moutonshoek Stud, their respective first Gr1 victories, when the 3yo won the sprint for home to bank the first cheque in...

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