​ Four CPYS grads show mettle on L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Day

January 12, 2021 / 4 days ago

Four runners bought from the Cape Premier Yearling Sale made their presence felt on L’Ormarins Queens Plate day, posting exciting wins Racings fans had been looking looked forward to the expected duel of 2019 Equus Champion Sprinter Kasimir (Captain Al...

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​Once an also-ran, Elusive Fortune has blossomed!

January 10, 2021 / 6 days ago

Grant van Niekerk rode a peach of a race on five-year-old mare Elusive Fortune to win Friday’s Listed Ardmore Jamaica Handicap over 1800m at Kenilworth after a 300m battle with Sleeping Single, her stablemate. This race was arguably the...

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CTS grads are well represented at Queen’s Plate Festival

January 08, 2021 / 8 days ago

Nineteen CTS graduates are entered to contest five prestigious features during the 2021 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Festival that starts at Kenilworth on Friday. Eleven of them were sold from various renewals of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale, which has been...

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Cape Premier Sale Postponed

January 06, 2021 / 9 days ago

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) is postponing the 2021 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, due to the more stringent Covid-19 lockdown measures implemented recently, and the expectation that these may be extended this week.The sale, scheduled for 28 January at De Grendel...

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Black-type goal achieved

January 04, 2021 / 12 days ago

She’s proven to be just below the best of her generation in the major centres, but four-year-old Sovereign Secret gave her already excellent pedigree a black-type boost when she won Friday’s Listed Lady’s Bracelet over 1600m at Fairview. This achievement...

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Elusive Trader is the Southeaster Specialist

December 29, 2020 / 18 days ago

Elusive Trader tends to give of his best in mid-Summer, and he bagged the Listed Southeaster Sprint on Saturday almost a year to the day of his first success in this race, in 2019. The 1100m At Kenilworth is somewhat...

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CTS set to expand Klawervlei Farm Sale concept

December 21, 2020 / 25 days ago

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) will be expanding on the 2021 renewal of the ever-growing and popular Farm Sale concept, for which entries are due shortly. In conjunction with Gavel House, the Klawervlei Farm Sale yielded a remarkable R8,4-million in turnover...

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Three from RTR in G1 Cape Guineas

December 18, 2020 / 29 days ago

Three graduates of the 2019 Ready to Run sale run in the G1 Cape Guineas tomorrow: FAST LOVE (Master of My Fate), trained by Glen Kotzen, bred by Ditro Bloodstock & owned by Mr & Mrs Breitenbach. SEEKING THE STARS...

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Four CPYS graduates in G1 Cape Guineas

December 18, 2020 / 29 days ago

Four graduates of the 2019 Cape Premier Yearling sale run in the G1 Cape Guineas tomorrow: LINEBACKER (Captain of All), trained by Vaughan Marshall, bred by Klawervlei Stud and owned by Cheryl Gabler and Ken & Jane Truter. Linebacker has...

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​Catalogue for the 2021 Cape Premier Yearling Sale is online

December 12, 2020 / 1 month ago

The catalogue for the 2021 renewal of the CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale has been published online at It is a compact, high-quality stock listing that brims with vitality, and reflects what is expected to be a new...

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