Lammerskraal offers four at CTS April

March 23, 2018 / 1 day ago

Sally Bruss of Lammerskraal Stud was excited when Visionaire‘s daughter Takingthepeace won the recent Gr2 Gauteng Guineas as the well-performed stallion has moved from Summerhill Stud to Pieter Graaff‘s Western Cape establishment. Lammerskraal has no Visionaire‘s on offer at the...

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Avontuur’s pride at CTS April Sale

March 22, 2018 / 2 days ago

With seven excellent yearlings set for the CTS April Yearling sale at Durbanville, Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm are happy with their draft. Comments Pippa Mickleburgh, Avontuur’s GM: “Five fillies and two colts mostly featuring our own Oratorio and Var with a...

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CTS buy gets second in HK Derby

March 19, 2018 / 5 days ago

Ping Hai Star rocketed from last in a 14-horse field to win the $2.3 million Hong Kong Derby on Sunday at Sha Tin Racecourse. South African-bred and original CTS purchase Singapore Sling, judged the best turned-out runner before the race...

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SA Delegation in Hong Kong

March 16, 2018 / 8 days ago

KZN's Peter Gibson of Racing South Africa, Gary Grant of Bloodstock SA, Adrian Todd of the SA Equine Health & Protocols and Kerry Jack of CTS were amongst the South Africans represented at the Racing South Africa dinner reception on...

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China Horse Club’s first CTS buy wins Listed race

March 12, 2018 / 12 days ago

Dagmar, the first yearling ever purchased by China Horse Club at auction in South Africa, belied longshot odds of 18-1 to break her maiden at first asking in Saturday’s Listed Ruffian Stakes over 1000m at Turffontein. Ridden by Muzi Yeni...

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CTS Ready To Run 2018 dates announced

March 09, 2018 / 15 days ago

The annual Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) Ready to Run (RTR) Sale will be held on Friday 23 November at the Durbanville racecourse, with gallops preceding the event on Thursday 22 November. The sale is followed by the lucrative CTS Ready...

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A 15-time winner from first CTS Premier Sale!

March 08, 2018 / 15 days ago

The remarkable Klawervlei Stud bred gelding Captain Lars, sold for R1,4-million at the inaugural Cape Premier Yearling Sale in 2011, was at it again at Lingfield on Wednesday. Ridden by Oisin Murphy, Captain Lars made all to record a 2.2...

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CTS fillies 1-3 in Aquanaut

March 06, 2018 / 18 days ago

Champion trainer Sean Tarry paid just R100,000 for Go Deputy filly Tambalang at the 2015 CTS Lanzerac Ready To Run Sale and he retained a share for himself to race with owner Chris Van Niekerk. Tambalang has rewarded the partnership...

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CTS April offers exciting format and catalogue

March 06, 2018 / 18 days ago

The innovative new CTS April Yearling Sale at Durbanville – a combination of the previously-held CTS March and Emperors Palace Select sales – takes place over 2 days on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 April and begins with a Select...

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Tears flow for CTS purchase

March 05, 2018 / 19 days ago

Matthew de Kock was overcome with emotion after his 2016 CTS Ready To Run purchase Takingthepeace landed Saturday’s Gr2 Gauteng Guineas with a storming late run under jockey Callan Murray. Mathew selected Takingthepeace for two of his mates. Murray Makepeace...

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