R15-million to race for in our bumper January 2017

R15-million to race for in our bumper January 2017

CTS News

CTS are anticipating a bumper month in January 2017, with our flagship sale and the running of some generously endowed sales races.

The three CTS sale races, the CTS 1200, the CTS 1600 and the Kuda Sprint (for 2yo’s), will offer total stakes of in the region of a staggering R15 million for owners on Sun Met Day, 28 January.

The National Horseracing Authority of South Africa have kindly published a listing in merit rating order of possible qualifying candidates for the $500 000 CTS 1200 and the $500 000 CTS 1600 which will be run on Sun Met Day.

Chief Handicapper Roger Smith has pointed out that the table does not take cognisance of distance suitability and any other factors which may influence the composition of the final field.

The Cape Premier Yearling Sale will be held at the CTICC on 21 and 22 January.

The table (Top 45) in MR order:

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Age

Sex

Horse

MR

1

3

F

JUST SENSUAL

109

1

3

C

WILLIAM LONGSWORD

109

3

3

C

ALWAYS IN CHARGE

108

3

3

F

SAFE HARBOUR

108

5

3

G

SERGEANT HARDY

104

5

3

F

SHE’S A GIVER

104

7

3

C

ATTENBOROUGH

101

8

3

C

JANOOBI

100

8

3

F

LADY OF THE HOUSE

100

10

3

F

CLOTH OF CLOUD

99

11

3

C

RIVARINE

98

11

3

G

SINGAPORE SLING

98

13

3

G

BRITISH ROYALE

97

13

3

G

GUNNER

97

13

3

F

MYFUNNYVALENTINE

97

16

3

F

EXQUISITE TOUCH

96

17

3

G

BUFFALO SOLDIER

95

17

3

C

HORSE GUARDS

95

19

3

F

BLAZE OF MYSTERY

94

20

3

C

STEP UP

92

21

3

F

LIVE LIFE

91

21

3

F

TOUCHING

91

23

3

F

A WOMENS WAY

90

23

3

F

DRESS FOR SUCCESS

90

23

3

F

EPONA

90

23

3

F

RED LIGHT GIRL

90

23

3

G

STARFLASH

90

23

3

F

WHOSE THAT GIRL

90

29

3

F

AL DANZA

89

29

3

F

ARISSA

89

29

3

F

REINE TONNERRE

89

29

3

F

SMILING BLUE EYES

89

33

3

G

AFRICAN NIGHT SKY

88

33

3

F

A-ROD

88

33

3

G

ELUSIVE PATH

88

33

3

F

EXTRADITE

88

33

3

F

GIMME SIX

88

33

3

G

LE HARVE

88

33

3

G

RIBOVAR

88

33

3

G

WITHOUT A DOUBT

88

41

3

C

FLYING MYTH

87

41

3

F

HASHTAG STRAT

87

41

3

G

ROCKY VALLEY

87

41

3

F

STAR BURST GALAXY

87

45

3

C

DANCER

86

45

3

C

LAST WINTER

86

45

3

F

MISS MALBEC

86

 Photo: Safe Harbour wins the Lanzerac R2R, 2016.