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Bloodstock guru is impressed with SA industry

September 21, 2018 / 3 days ago

Grant Pritchard-Gordon of Badgers Bloodstock returned to his home base Newmarket, UK, on Wednesday after assisting Kerry Jack and John Kramer with the inspection and approval of yearlings for the 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale. “Badger”, as he is known...

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Potent CTS R2R Sale reveals future stars

September 18, 2018 / 6 days ago

Now that entries are closed for the Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) Ready to Run (RTR) Sale, to be held on Friday 23 November at Durbanville racecourse, CTS focus turns to the release of the final catalogue, due for mid-October. The...

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Three CTS graduates stake feature claims

September 17, 2018 / 7 days ago

Three CTS graduates were impressive in winning races at Turffontein on Saturday and all have feature claims in the months ahead. Sean Tarry’s filly Desert Rhythm bounced back to the winner’s enclosure with a powerful MR89 win over 1450m in...

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Latest CTS Ready To Run Log

September 17, 2018 / 7 days ago

Recent facile maiden winner Big Blue Marble is the notable mover on the latest log for the R2,5 million CTS Ready To Run Stakes to be contested over 1400m at Kenilworth on 24 November. A handsome specimen from Ashleigh Fortune’s...

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CTS team strives for bigger and better!

September 13, 2018 / 11 days ago

Entries have closed for the Cape Premier Yearling Sale (CPYS), hosted by Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS), to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 23 and 24 January 2019. Attention at CTS has now shifted to getting...

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Chimichuri Run is an exciting classic prospect

September 10, 2018 / 14 days ago

Chimichuri Run (1-1 favourite) announced himself as the new season’s first exciting classic prospect. The R1,1-million Cape Premier Yearling Sale purchase posted a riveting win against older runners in the Gr3 Spring Spree Stakes over 1200m at Turffontein on Saturday...

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Captain Lars posts his 20th win!

September 06, 2018 / 18 days ago

The remarkable Captain Lars, a graduate from the first CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale in 2011, scored the 20th victory of his stellar career when drawing away at Ffos Las on Monday afternoon. The evergreen nine-year-old, dispatched the 6-5 favourite...

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Seasoned horseman will assist CTS in yearling selection

September 04, 2018 / 20 days ago

International bloodstock consultant, Grant Pritchard-Gordon, arrived in Cape Town from his home base at Newmarket, UK, on Sunday. Grant will be assisting John Kramer and Kerry Jack with yearling selections for the 2019 CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale.A veteran of...

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Return Flight scoops award at Equus

August 16, 2018 / 1 month ago

Return Flight, a R20,000 purchase from the 2017 CTS March Yearling Sale, scooped the award for Champion Two-Year-Old Filly at the 2018 Equus Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, 14 August. Return Flight, a daughter of Champion freshman sire Pomodoro, won...

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CTS buys honoured at Cape Awards

August 10, 2018 / 1 month ago

Seven runners sold at CTS Sales were honoured in respective categories at the Cape Racing & Breeding Awards, hosted by the Racing Association at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town on Wednesday evening. The connections of One World (Juvenile...

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