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CTS March Stallions: Part 3

March 18, 2016 / 1 year ago

In the third of our stallion reviews, SARAH WHITELAW of Sporting Post discusses the sires represented at this weekend's CTS March Yearling Sale: King’s Apostle A superb racehorse, King’s Apostle won seven times including the Gr1 Prix Maurice De Gheest...

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​ Sea Cat: The 20k fairytale from CTS 2012

March 18, 2016 / 1 year ago

Every sale has its extraordinary buys and trainer Paul Reeves was the man responsible for arguably the shrewdest purchase at the inaugural CTS March Sale (Book 2) in 2012. The Cape-based trainer was walking around the sales barns when he...

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CTS March: Stallions Part 2

March 17, 2016 / 1 year ago

HERE is the second of a three-part stallion review in which SARAH WHITELAW of Sporting Post takes a look at the sires represented at this weekend's CTS March Yearling Sale. Elusive Fort A champion son of the great Fort Wood...

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​ March Sale's Roll Of Honour

March 16, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE CTS March Yearling Sale is the second CTS sale of the year, otherwise known as Book Two. It was staged for the first time in 2012 with Kochka, Guiness, Rake’s Chestnut, Bravo Maya, Sea Cat and My Sanctuary among...

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CTS March Sale – Stallions Part 1

March 15, 2016 / 1 year ago

The 2016 renewal of the CTS Book Two sale will have some 240 yearlings go under the hammer this weekend, all of them potential candidates for the two $500k races over 1200m and 1600m in January 2018 on Investec Derby...

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​ A horse by any other name would run as well

March 11, 2016 / 1 year ago

What’s in a name? One of racehorse ownership’s rarely mentioned pleasures is the naming of your horse. There is a perception among some owners that only horses with “nice names” manage to win major races, or manage to win at...

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Lyndon Barends is new CEO of NHRA

March 11, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of seasoned businessman and philanthropist, Mr Lyndon Barends, as its new Chief Executive, effective 15 March 2016. Lyndon is an inspirational leader and change agent with a...

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Rosedene Stud has nice specimens in 16-strong draft

March 09, 2016 / 1 year ago

Graeme Koster’s Rosedene Stud is well represented with 16 foals from the Karoo farm to go through the auction ring at the CTS March 2016 Yearling Sale, scheduled for 19 and 20 March at Durbanville. Among them is Lot 50...

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Five weekend winners for Captain Al

March 08, 2016 / 1 year ago

Reigning champion sire Captain Al had yet another great run of success this weekend. The seven times champion sire of 2yos was represented by no fewer than five individual winners, with this tally including a treble at Kenilworth, as well...

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CTS newcomer wins Listed Sprint

March 07, 2016 / 1 year ago

Throwing unraced horses into features is not generally done by trainers in this country, but Mike de Kock and Sean Tarry have both had the bombs to do it from time to time. On Saturday we witnessed a cracking winning...

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