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Ric Wylie joins CTS inspection team

June 26, 2019 / 1 month ago

Esteemed New Zealand bloodstock expert Ric Wylie of Ric Wylie Bloodstock in Manamata, New Zealand, will be joining the Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) inspection team in September to select yearlings for the 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sale. Wylie will be...

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CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale: Date Announced

June 18, 2019 / 2 months ago

14 June 2019: The date for the 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sale (CPYS) to be held once again at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, has been announced. Having previously been held during the week leading up to the Sun...

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Kayden’s Pride beats Alramz in Gatecrasher

June 12, 2019 / 2 months ago

Summerveld trainer Nathan Kotzen enjoyed his first Listed success when two-year-old colt Kayden’s Pride (Muzi Yeni) flew up late in the Gatecrasher Stakes over 1400m at Greyville on Saturday to defeat the favourite, Alramz. Both are graduates of the 201...

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Well-fancied What You Are wins Listed Devon Air Stakes

June 10, 2019 / 2 months ago

Trainer Tobie Spies has enjoyed a good 2019 KZN Champions Season and the stable bagged another minor feature when the well-supported CTS graduate What You Are raced clear to win Saturday’s Listed Devon Air Stakes over 1400m at Greyville. Two-year-old...

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UK owner Brennan off the mark with CTS buy

June 06, 2019 / 2 months ago

CTS has conveyed their best wishes and warm congratulations to UK-based owner Dale Brennan, who supported our Ready To Run Sale last year and came away with two purchases, including the R900,000 colt Dublin Quays, a debut winner at the...

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CTS runners prominent in Greyville features

June 04, 2019 / 2 months ago

Runners purchased at CTS Sales again acquitted themselves well in the feature races staged at Greyville on Saturday. Midway through the 2019 KZN Champions Season, CTS graduates continue to show prominently, courtesy of a growing number of quality top-level performances...

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CTS trio are big earners

May 30, 2019 / 2 months ago

In another good advert for CTS, runners sold at our sales took the first three places in the Gr3 Winter Classic over 1800m at Kenilworth on Saturday. Vardy and One World, graduates of the 2017 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, finished...

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Getting ready for Ready-to-Run

May 29, 2019 / 2 months ago

I seem to be surrounded by auction catalogues at the moment. The NYS catalogue is still close by for reference, we had the Mistico broodmare and weanling sale last week, as well as the emotion-charged Moutonshoek dispersal. And then there’s...

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CTS graduates take first five places in Gr1 Tsogo Sun

May 27, 2019 / 2 months ago

Graduates of various CTS Sales achieved the remarkable feat of filling the first five places in the Gr1 Tsogo Sprint over 1200m, the headline attraction at the festival of sprints held at Scottsville on Saturday. The formidable five, aged from...

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Massive earner Singapore Sling chases Gr1 win

May 24, 2019 / 2 months ago

Singapore Sling, a R225,000 buy from the 2015 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, is on the brink of his biggest payday in Saturday’s Gr1 Kranji Mile in Singapore, a race worth the equivalent of R15,6-million. He will have plenty of South...

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