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Yorker's excellent UK debut

August 22, 2016 / 1 year ago

MULTIPLE South African Gr1 winner Yorker ran a very good race on his UK debut for rainer William Haggas, finishing second to Godolphin’s Scottish in the Gr3 Betfred Mobile Strensall Stakes over 1800m at the Ebor Festival, York, Saturday.Yorker (14-1...

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Equus Awards, 2016

August 19, 2016 / 1 year ago

LEGAL Eagle, a son of 2004 Vodacom Durban July winner Greys Inn, is Horse of the Year for the 2015-16 racing season. The five-year-old gelding received South African racing’s top accolade when the Equus Awards for last season (1 August...

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Mayfair Speculators go big in France

August 17, 2016 / 1 year ago

SOUTH Africa’s leading owners Mayfair Speculators were active at the Arqana sale on Monday spending more than 2 million euros when buying two beautifully bred Galileo fillies within a matter of minutes of each other. The pedigree of the sale’s...

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A memorable Champions Season for Gold Circle

August 16, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE dust has settled on another highly successful Champions Season in KwaZulu-Natal and the 2016 National Championships of South African racing again produced many memorable and exciting finishes as well performances out of the top drawer by both horse and...

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Champion Trippi is off to a flying start

August 14, 2016 / 1 year ago

DRAKENSTEIN Stud’s newly crowned Champion Sire Trippi has made a blistering start to the 2016-2017 racing season and is currently heading South Africa’s General Sires List. Already, at this early stage in the season, Trippi sired runners have earned over...

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Cape Breeders Award winners

August 10, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE Cape Breeders hosted their annual Awards ceremony at the Lanzerac Hotel in Stellenbosch on Monday evening, and it once again proved a huge hit with all who attended. Klawervlei Stud, who ended 2015-2016 runner up on the National Log...

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Market holds up well at CTS Sale

August 07, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE CTS August Two-Year-Old Sale held at Durbanville on Saturday evening drew a good crowd of buyers, who spent just under R3,5-million on 61 of the 86 lots passed through the auction ring. Top price of R340,000 was paid for...

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Aim for profit at CTS Sale!

August 05, 2016 / 1 year ago

CTS Sales Manager Amanda Carey believes that Saturday’s August Two-Year-Old Sale at Durbanville is one of the best auctions for “pinhooking”, the practice of buying young horses, overseeing their breaking in and training, and eventually re-selling them as race-ready two-year-olds...

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Four by Tiger Ridge at CTS August Sale

August 03, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE last few offspring of deceased stallion Tiger Ridge will be sold at the remaining bloodstock auctions of 2016 and Wilgerbosdrift Stud has consigned four of them to Saturday’s CTS August Two-Year-Old Sale. “The last of the last Tiger Ridge...

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CTS graduates impress on Super Sunday

August 01, 2016 / 1 year ago

GRADUATES of various Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) auctions performed with distinction at the Champions Cup race meeting that drew the curtain on the 2015/16 season at Greyville on Sunday. Runners bought at CTS Sales won two of the three Grade...

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