CTS buys shine in Listed Kings Cup

March 24, 2020 / 5 days ago

CTS graduates filled the first three places in Sunday’s Listed Kings Cup over 1600m on turf at Greyville. Cape Premier Yearling Sale purchases Born To Perform and Tristful hit the line first and second respectively, and CTS Ready To Run...

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De Kock wins two features with CTS buys

March 16, 2020 / 14 days ago

Mike de Kock won two features with now three-year-olds bought at CTS sales, at Turffontein on Saturday, both owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum of Dubai’s Al Adiyaat South Africa. Klawervlei-bred Vaseem (Vercingetorix, Callan Murray), a R275,000 purchase...

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Cirillo is a CTS success story!

March 10, 2020 / 20 days ago

Sean Tarry will be aiming Cirillo at the Gr1 Horse Chestnut Stakes over 1600m following his fluent win in Saturday’s Gr2 Hawaii Stakes over 1400m at Turffontein. Cirillo has proved himself to be in the top echelon of South African...

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Soma’s CTS “cheapie’ bags Gr1 SA Classic

March 09, 2020 / 21 days ago

Trainer Joe Soma posted the eighth Gr1 winner of his career when his R120,000 Cape Premier Yearling Sales purchase, Got The Greenlight, reigned victorious in Saturday’s SA Classic over 1800m at Turffontein. He beat Green Laser by 0.75 lengths with...

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CTS graduate gives Princess Charlene her first winner!

March 06, 2020 / 24 days ago

Princess Charlene Of Monaco enjoyed her first winner as an owner when CTS graduate Bella Rosa won Race 2 over 1450m at the Vaal on Tuesday, 3 March, with a barnstorming finish. Bella Rosa, sporting Princess Charlene’s black-red -and-white silks...

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Lady Laidlaw’s Delta Queen wins Kenilworth Fillies Nursery

February 24, 2020 / 1 month ago

They don’t come much better bred than Lady Christine Laidlaw’s Delta Queen, who led from start to finish to win Saturday’s Gr3 Capetown Noir Kenilworth Fillies Nursery over 1200m. Delta Queen is a daughter of VAR and former J&B Met...

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Game Kasimir prevails in nail-biting finish

February 24, 2020 / 1 month ago

Justin Snaith was correct in his assessment that Equus Champion Sprinter Kasimir was just a run short of his best when he was beaten in the Gr1 Cape Flying Championship on Sun Met Day. Five-year-old Kasimir (Captain Al) turned the...

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CPYS graduates win smartly on debut

February 11, 2020 / 1 month ago

Two Cape Premier Yearling Sale graduates – Delta Queen (VAR) and Tempting Fate (Master Of My Fate) - won their respective debuts in back-to-back Maiden Juvenile Plates over 1100m at Kenilworth on Saturday. Both were raised at Avontuur Stud and...

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Invidia rakes in the riches in CTS 1200

February 06, 2020 / 1 month ago

The R5-million CTS 1200 (Non-Black Type) over 1200m at Kenilworth on Saturday became a family affair as Invidia, ridden by Aldo Domeyer for the Ashley Fortune stable, flashed up late to win from Cartel Captain and Vaseem. The first three...

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Friends Celebrate Win In Africa’s Richest Race

February 03, 2020 / 1 month ago

By Kelsey Riley ( They say winning is more fun with friends, and that was certainly the case on Saturday for The Big Five Syndicate-a group of familiar industry faces from Ireland and the U.S.-as it celebrated its victory in...

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