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R2R and CPYS entry forms

July 16, 2019 / 3 days ago

Entry forms for the 2019 CTS Ready To Run Sale and the 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sale are available for downloading from the CTS website. The potent and popular Ready To Run Sale will take place on Friday, 22 November...

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Van Halen in tune with Polytrack

July 10, 2019 / 10 days ago

The Vaal yard of veteran trainer Tobie Spies enjoyed a marvellous day at Greyville on Saturday when they came away with three winners at the Durban July race meeting, including CTS purchase Van Halen, who won the Non-Black Type eThekwini...

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Shenanigans franked Jubilee form

July 09, 2019 / 10 days ago

When Lyle Hewitson phoned to secure a ride in Saturday’s Gr3 Betting World 220 at Greyville, trainer Sean Tarry booked him on Shenanigans instead of Zillzaal, his preferred ride. “I wanted to ride Zillzaal, I thought he had the right...

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Twist Of Fate is a big ‘July’ hope for CTS

July 05, 2019 / 15 days ago

Twist Of Fate carries big hopes for CTS in Saturday’s R4,25-million Vodacom Durban July over 2200m at Greyville. The colt, by Master Of My Fate from Crescent Light, by Counter Action, was a R20,000 purchase from the CTS March Yearling...

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Snow Report is no flake!

July 03, 2019 / 17 days ago

Jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe’s observation that Snow Report was “a real racehorse” after he’d won his Maiden was vindicated when the What A Winter colt won the Gr3 Langerman over 1500m at Kenilworth on Saturday in a driving finish. Snow Report...

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Hail the Duchess Of Bourbon!

July 03, 2019 / 17 days ago

When Duchess Of Bourbon ran on late in April’s Sweet Chestnut Stakes over 1400m, Jonno Snaith spotted her as a Winter Oaks contender, in fact he turned to his brother Justin and said, “She will win the Oaks.” Jonno was...

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Ric Wylie joins CTS inspection team

June 26, 2019 / 24 days 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 / 1 month 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 / 1 month 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 / 1 month 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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