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Top stallions at CTS R2R

October 06, 2016 / 1 year ago

THE majority of South Africa’s top sires are strongly represented at the 2016 Ready To Run Sale scheduled for next week with all of Captain Al, Dynasty, Judpot, Kahal, Silvano, Trippi and Var having at least one lot on offer.No...

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Logs for Emperors, Lanzerac Ready To Runs

October 05, 2016 / 1 year ago

LOGS have been published for the R2,5-million Emperors Ready To Run Cup (5 November, Turffontein), and the Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes (19 November, Kenilworth). Both the logs include Sean Tarry's three-year-old, Africa Rising (headline photo). The logs are: EMPERORS...

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First-time winner for Warm White Night

October 02, 2016 / 1 year ago

KLAWERVLEI’s promising young sire Warm White Night had a smart looking first timer score at the Vaal on Thursday afternoon. The Barend Botes trained Stark, who is part-owned by his trainer, made it a win first time out by getting...

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Sun International to sponsor the new 'Sun Met'

September 29, 2016 / 1 year ago

PHUMELELA Gaming and Kenilworth Racing have announced that luxury hospitality, gaming and entertainment group Sun International is the new title sponsor of the Met, which henceforth will be run as the Sun Met and will carry South African record prize...

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Sansui Summer Cup tickets on sale

September 28, 2016 / 1 year ago

TICKETS are now available for the Sansui Summer Cup on 26 November at Turffontein. The Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2000m is one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the Johannesburg racing calendar and this year’s contest...

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Illuminator on the road to recovery

September 27, 2016 / 1 year ago

ILLUMINATOR, the Trippi colt from the Glen Puller yard, catapulted himself and all his connections into the stratosphere after winning the inaugural CTS Million Dollar race in the most spectacular fashion on 23 January 2016. A few weeks later, with...

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'The Duke' back in the headlines

September 23, 2016 / 1 year ago

DRAKENSTEIN Stud’s red hot sire Duke Of Marmalade was back in the headlines at Goodwood on Wednesday afternoon. This time, the Duke was in the news due to his HRH The Queen owned daughter Daphne scoring a gutsy victory in...

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Grand Heritage picks up speed

September 21, 2016 / 2 years ago

THE interest in the build-up to The Grand Heritage, sponsored by World Sports Betting, suggests that the inaugural running of this 1475m race at the Vaal Racecourse on 1 October will be a success. What is likely to become the...

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Smart Call prepares for Sun Chariot

September 20, 2016 / 2 years ago

TRAINER Alec Laird and owner-breeder Jessica Slack will be hoping the effort of taking J&B Met winner Smart Call halfway across the world is worthwhile as she prepares for her first race in the UK. The daughter of Ideal World...

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Mares in foal to Legislate, Futura

September 18, 2016 / 2 years ago

DRAKENSTEIN Stud are delighted to announce that their two champion new sires Futura and Legislate have both had their first mares test in foal.Futura Royal Trip is the first mare tested in foal to Futura while Legislate’s first mates in...

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