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Millstream to make their mark

April 10, 2018 / 12 days ago

Seasoned breeder Jan Mantel is doing very well at Millstream Stud near Robertson, and he is chuffed with his four lots to go under the hammer at the CTS April Sale. Mantel brings two yearling colts by Time Thief (AUS)...

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Beaumont Stud aims high

April 10, 2018 / 12 days ago

Beaumont Stud, nestled at the foot of Du Toit’s Kloof, near Paarl, has consigned a colt and two fillies to the CTS April Yearling Sale. Anton Shepherd of Beaumont said that Lot 341 is a “very scopey November foal” by...

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The pride of Swellendam

April 10, 2018 / 12 days ago

Swellendam’s La Berg Stud has a Twice Over filly on offer at the CTS April Yearling Sale. She’s Lot 70, a bay daughter of Anne Trulove, herself a half-sister to Graded stakes performer and one-time Durban July favourite, Rake’s Chestnut...

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CTS April: Visit the 3 D’s

April 10, 2018 / 12 days ago

You will find three stud farms under alphabet “D” in the catalogue for this week’s CTS April Yearling Sale. Daytona Stud, Digteby Stud and Drakenstein Stud have small drafts, but all worth a look at. What A Winter stamps his...

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Everett brings a nice draft from Narrow Creek

April 09, 2018 / 13 days ago

John Everett, who bred Saturday’s Gr3 Man O’War Sprint winner Pinnacle Peak at Narrow Creek Stud, has consigned 11 yearlings to this week’s CTS April Yearling Sale. Lot 51 is Arctic Warfare, a big, strong colt by What A Winter...

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CTS graduates win two Gr1 classics at Turffontein

April 09, 2018 / 14 days ago

Graduates of CTS Sales won both the Grade 1 Classics for three-year-olds staged at Turffontein on Saturday. Lobo’s Legend, a R400,000 purchase for trainer Joe Soma at the 2016 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, delighted his new owners JJ van der...

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Wylie Hall offspring prominent in Normandy’s draft

April 06, 2018 / 17 days ago

For anyone who fancies taking on the odds, Normandy field a 20 strong draft for the CTS April Yearling Sale on 12 & 13 April. Normandy’s Oscar Foulkes commented: “We have quite a few from the first crop of Wylie...

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Vogel Vlei Stud - Birch Bros April Yearling Sale

April 05, 2018 / 18 days ago

LOT 4 – Pomodoro x Let Us Begin (Captain Al) “This colt Oozes class and quality, athletic and a very good mover, fantastic pedigree mating. Sire Pomodoro getting them to run!” LOT 5- Captain Of All x Lute Of Jade...

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April Yearling Sale

April 05, 2018 / 18 days ago

April became one of the hottest months of the year for breeders when Cape Thoroughbred Sales made the move to combine their CTS March and Emperors Palace Select Sales into a single two-day event. The result of consulting stakeholders and...

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Thabani’s views on Summerhill draft

April 04, 2018 / 18 days ago

Thabani Nzimande, yearling manager at Summerhill Stud, has arrived in Cape Town with Summerhill’s six-strong draft for next week’s CTS April Yearling Sale. He gives his views on each, below: Lot 49: Pomodoro filly An athletic, quality filly; nicely balanced...

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