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Avontuur presents six beautiful yearlings

March 07, 2021 / 1 day ago

Pippa Mickleburgh, always a wealth of information on her Avontuur-breds, commented on the Estate’s six yearlings at the Cape Premier Sale on 14 March. Lot 3 Triple Time (c Twice Over x Valeta by VAR) “A big, strong colt by...

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​Lot 125: The My Kazzie filly

March 07, 2021 / 1 day ago

We reported recently on the promising mare, My Kazzie, and her winning offspring. Here is her latest foal, a filly by Querari, - a half-sister to recent winners High Born Lady and Rock The Kazvar. This unnamed filly was...

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Online Innovation for Cape Premier Yearling Sale

March 05, 2021 / 3 days ago

The CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale at De Grendel Estate on 14 March has received an innovative boost which will complement the live auction and strengthen the buyers’ bench, by allowing bidders from all parts of the world to participate...

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All 2021 CPYS buyers have an opportunity of sharing in the R7,5-million Gold Rush

March 04, 2021 / 4 days ago

The Cape Premier Sale, along with its customary bouquet of quality bloodstock and first-class hosting and service, has an additional attraction for buyers participating in the 2021 CPYS being held at De Grendel Estate on Sunday, 14 March. Every buyer...

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Normandy Stud’s five potential Gold medalists

March 03, 2021 / 5 days ago

For those of us who could never get close to the Olympics, it might seem strange that silver medalists could actually be unhappy about winning silver, writes OSCAR FOULKES of Normandy Stud. Counterintuitively, bronze medalists are generally happier about their...

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CTS graduates dominate G1 Cape Derby

February 28, 2021 / 8 days ago

Talented gelding Linebacker, a R425 000 buy from the 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, showed his class when he won Saturday’s Gr1 Jonsson Workwear Cape Derby over 2000m at Kenilworth. The Derby was a great result for the Premier Sale...

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A CTS 1-2-3 in G3 Nursery

February 28, 2021 / 8 days ago

It was a clean sweep for graduates of the 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sale in Saturday’s G3 Cape Of Good Hope Nursery, with Premier Sale buys Cosmic Highway, Ambiorix and Sheldon finishing 1-2-3 respectively. Excitingly enough, the 2021 Cape Premier...

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​ Riverton’s Vercingetorix is a good walker

February 27, 2021 / 9 days ago

Riverton has had to withdraw its Captain Of All colt (Lot 92) from the Cape Premier Yearling Sale due to an injury, but the stud’s Duncan Barry reports that their remaining lot is well worth viewing. Lot 127 is a...

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CTS Gold Rush is fully subscribed

February 26, 2021 / 10 days ago

CTS announced on Friday, 26 February, that 16 applications had been received to date for the inaugural CTS Gold Rush. There are 14 slots on offer now, and two buy-ins will be available within a year of the 2021 Cape...

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​ Lammerskraal has a selection from top broodmare sires

February 25, 2021 / 11 days ago

“We have four yearlings from broodmares by Jet Master, and four from broodmares by Western Winter among our 10 yearlings at De Grendel,” said Lammerskraal Stud’s Pieter Graaff in reference to his farm’s draft at the 2021 Cape Premier...

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