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Dutch Philip storms to CTS1200 victory

January 30, 2018 / 23 days ago

What A Winter colt Dutch Philip boosted his career earnings to over R4 million when he trounced his rivals with a storming late run to win the $500 000 CTS 1200 at Kenilworth on Saturday. With his highly vaunted stablemate...

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Breeding Stock Sale yields R12,75-million

January 24, 2018 / 29 days ago

Sunday’s CTS Breeding Stock Sale, staged at the Cape International Convention Centre just after the conclusion of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale, saw some spirited bidding resulting in a turnover of R12,75-million. A total of 17 exceptionally well-bred mares in...

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CTS celebrate international support at CPYS

January 22, 2018 / 1 month 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 month 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 / 1 month 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 / 1 month 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 / 1 month 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 / 1 month 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 / 1 month 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 / 1 month 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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