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Notable movements on RTR Stakes Log

October 28, 2020 / 2 days ago

THERE have been some notable movements on the Ready To Run Stakes log this week, with a new log-leader, a new second and a new entry to the Top 20 following the withdrawal last week of the long-time log leader...

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CTS grads fill first three places in Cape Classic

October 26, 2020 / 4 days ago

Seeking The Stars (44-1), an improved three-year-old since racing with blinkers, gave some formidable rivals a galloping lesson in Saturday’s Gr2 Cape Classic over 1400m at Kenilworth. He made all, and won easily. The other contenders included his more fancied...

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​Princess Calla downs Trickster in Gr2 Fillies Championship

October 26, 2020 / 4 days ago

Princess Calla, a R600 000 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale graduate, defeated Trickster, a R700,000 buy from the same sale, in Saturday’s Gr2 Western Cape Fillies Championship over 1400m at Kenilworth. The pair had locked horns in the Gr...

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​ Entries for CPYS 2021 close today!

October 23, 2020 / 7 days ago

Entries for the 2021 CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale close today. Since its inception in 2011, CPYS has made great inroads into the bloodstock market with consistent innovation, client service, unmatched hospitality and above all the quality of its thoroughbred...

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Ready To Run Log: 21 October

October 21, 2020 / 9 days ago

Sean Tarry's La Luvia, a fluent wnner at the Vaal last week, enters the R2R stakes log at Number 14 this week, the only significant change from last week.Latest log below: 21-Oct 12-Oct 05-Oct Horse Age Sex MR Wns ...

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CTS fillies en route to Arrowfield, Australia

October 20, 2020 / 11 days ago

When New Zealand-based bloodstock consultant Ric Wylie inspected a variety of entries for the 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sales for CTS last September, he was so impressed with two fillies that he bought them at the January auction for Australia’s...

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The remarkable recovery of Golden Duke

October 20, 2020 / 11 days ago

Golden Duke, seriously injured as a three-year-old and laid off for over a year, has won twice from six starts since his return to racing in July this year. The Paul Peter-trained four-year-old’s latest success was a game start-to-finish win...

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A visit to Oldlands Stud

October 19, 2020 / 12 days ago

The CTS team of Grant Knowles, Amanda Carey and Kerry Jack paid a courtesy visit to Barbara Sanne’s Oldlands Stud in Hermanus last week, and Sanne presented a number of yearlings due for consideration for the 2021 Cape Premier Yearling...

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CTS RTR/2-y-o/Mixed catalogue is online

October 17, 2020 / 13 days ago

The catalogue for the 2020 renewal of the CTS Ready To Run, Two-Year-Old, and Mixed Sale has been published online, on the Cape Thoroughbred Sales website. The sale, renowned for its high-profile winners and a return on investment, will be...

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Ready To Run Log: 12 October

October 13, 2020 / 18 days ago

Justin Snaith's Carlo Collodi and Candice Bass-Robinson's Tripple Jet make new appearances in the Top 20 on the CTS Ready To Run Log this week, after being given merit ratings of 83 and 82 respectively. Here is the log, updated...

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