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CTS and Cape Racing join forces for R2R Weekend

May 13, 2021 / 4 days ago

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) and Cape Racing have announced that they will join forces to stage the 2021 CTS Ready To Run Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday, 30 October. The race is worth R900,000. The popular Ready To Run Gallops...

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​ CTS Farm Yearling Sale Catalogue is online

May 12, 2021 / 5 days ago

The catalogue for the 2021 CTS Farm Yearling Sale (formerly Klawervlei Farm Sale) to be held at De Grendel Wine Estate on 20 June, has been published online at https://capethoroughbredsales.com/sales/2021-fys. The catalogue has 136 entries, including lots from leading stud...

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​Arundel secures second-last Gold Rush Prospector’s Certificate

May 06, 2021 / 11 days ago

Owner Sandy Arundel has bought one of two Prospector’s certificates that were available after the March 2021 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, which now leaves just one of the original 16 certificates up for grabs. In January 2023, 16 Prospectors...

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Linebacker wins KZN Guineas with ease

May 04, 2021 / 13 days ago

The Vaughan Marshall-trained Linebacker (25-11 favourite) proved his class when following his G1 Cape Derby success in February, with a win in Sunday’s WSB G2 KZN Guineas. He raced home half-a-length clear of stablemate Seeking The Stars, with a further...

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Top CTS runners bag the loot at Turffontein

May 03, 2021 / 14 days ago

Two shrewd buys from CTS auctions are the proverbial ‘talk of the town’, following major wins on Champions Day at Turffontein on Saturday. First, Rio Querari stamped himself as South Africa’s champion sprinter with a breath-taking win in the Gr...

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​ Five from BBP Syndicate will be sold in absentia

May 02, 2021 / 15 days ago

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) advises buyers that five of nine lots offered by the BBP Syndicate at the 2021 CTS Mare and Mixed Sale on Thursday, 20 May, will be sold in absentia. The live sale will be staged at...

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​ Striking quality and variety at CTS Mare and Mixed Sale

April 27, 2021 / 20 days ago

There are some striking pedigrees on the auction sheet for the 2021 CTS Mare and Mixed Sale, due to be held on Thursday, 20 May at De Grendel Estate, with online participation enabled via Meerkat. The entries can be viewed...

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​ Snaith wins two features with CTS graduates

April 26, 2021 / 21 days ago

The in-form Justin Snaith stable bagged a feature double with CTS Premier Sale graduates at Kenilworth on Saturday afternoon. The powerful Really Royal stayed on gamely in the R85 000 Listed World Sports Betting Sweet Chestnut Stakes over 1600m, and...

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​CTS announces date for 2021 R2R/Unbroken 2-y-o Sale

April 19, 2021 / 28 days ago

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) has announced the date for the 2021 Ready to Run/Unbroken Two-Year-Old Sale. It will be held for the first time at De Grendel Wine Estate, on Sunday, 31 October 2021. Grant Knowles, Marketing and Bloodstock...

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​CTS Mare and Mixed Sale will offer good opportunities

April 13, 2021 / 1 month ago

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) will be staging the 2021 CTS Mare and Mixed Sale at De Grendel Wine Estate on Thursday, 20 May 2021. “This is an ideal opportunity to acquire mares ahead of the breeding season and, as...

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