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All set for a great CTS weekend

April 13, 2016 / 2 years ago

THE 2016 Emperors CTS Select Yearling Sale will be launched with a Cocktail Party at Emperors Hotel and Casino 18:30 on Thursday evening, followed by a Charity Poker Event starting at 19:30. There is a buy-in of R5,000 to the...

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“Bakkies” goes on sale on CTS Select

April 11, 2016 / 2 years ago

MEET “Bakkies” (Lot 78), a colt from Summerhill Stud entered for the Emperors Palace CTS Select Yearling Sale this Friday, 15 April, and one who sure won’t have rivals messing with him on a race track! Named after the...

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Look around the smaller barns at CTS Select Sale

April 07, 2016 / 2 years ago

FILLIES by the deceased Horse Chestnut are in high demand and Gary and Jackie Jolliffe of Golden Touch Thoroughbreds have big hopes for young Gold Image, who bears a beautiful resemblance to her legendary sire. Gold Image (Lot 195) will...

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Captain Al filly has a purple pedigree

April 07, 2016 / 2 years ago

KLAWERVLEI will be offering a world class draft of yearlings at the 2016 Emperors Palace Select Yearling Sale. Few, however, if any yearlings boost a more sizzling female line than does lot 107 – a daughter of champion sire and...

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​ Three big weekend winners from CTS Sales

April 05, 2016 / 2 years ago

THERE were two Graded winners from CTS Sales at Turffontein’s Champions Day on Saturday; also a Listed winner at Scottsville on Sunday. Klawervlei’s reigning champion sire, and seven times champion sire of 2yos, Captain Al had yet another magnificent weekend...

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Flashy grey is Avontuur's pride at CTS Select

April 04, 2016 / 2 years ago

AVONTUUR Stud’s first entry into the Emperor’s Palace Select Yearling Sale this year is happening in fine style with five excellent colts leading the charge for this prestige event. The group includes two Oratorio’s, and a Var. “The stand-out for...

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Look out for your black-and-gold catalogue!

April 01, 2016 / 2 years ago

THE smashing black-and-gold catalogue for the 2016 CTS Emperors Palace Select Yearling Sale is being delivered to mail boxes around the country. Also available is the online catalogue for this top-drawer sale, scheduled for Emperors Palace in Johannesburg on Friday...

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Ertijaal set for Hong Kong raid

March 30, 2016 / 2 years ago

FORMER Gr1 Investec Cape Derby winner Ertijaal (AUS) is to be aimed at the Gr1 Audemars Piquet QEII Cup, to be run over 2000m at Sha-Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday, 24 April. It carries a purse of $HK20-million. South...

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Top SA filly injured in UK

March 28, 2016 / 2 years ago

In a shock development, star former Cape based 4yo filly Cold As Ice has run her last race. The Avontuur-bred daughter Of Western Winter did a tendon in the All Weather Championships at Lingfield on Friday. Ridgemont Stud spokesman Craig...

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De Kock has seven chances at DWC meeting

March 26, 2016 / 2 years ago

MIKE de Kock will saddle seven runners at the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan on Saturday and all of them looked in great shape at Mike’s Dubai base on Thursday afternoon, none more so than ageing Prayer For Relief...

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