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One World proves his class in Cape Mile

November 11, 2019 / 2 days ago

Ken Truter and Etienne Braun, part-owners of four-year-old One World, were both considering medical advice following their star colt’s latest success for trainer Vaughan Marshall in the Cape Mile at Kenilworth on Saturday. One World appeared to make hard work...

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CTS Ready to Run grad wins Listed on Melbourne Cup day

November 05, 2019 / 8 days ago

South African Gr1 Daily News winner Surcharge, re-named Yulong Prince after changing hands in August 2018, delighted his many South African fans when he posted a thrilling win in 2019 Listed Furphy Plate (AU$176,000) over 1800m at Flemington on Melbourne...

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Paarl stud farm brings seven ‘diamonds’ to R2R

November 05, 2019 / 8 days ago

Monique and Louw Schabort own Paarl Diamant Estate, where they have been breeding or spelling horses for several years, concentrating on thoroughbreds for the last five years. They have consigned seven two-year-olds to the CTS Ready To Run Sale and...

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Lammerskraal has high hopes for R2R pair

October 30, 2019 / 14 days ago

Lammerskraal Stud’s offerings are always worth a look and the farm’s Sally Bruss will be sending a pair of two-year-olds to the CTS Ready To Run Sale on 22 November at Durbanville. Bruss gave her assessment of the two, saying...

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Silver Operator looks a smart feature prospect

October 28, 2019 / 16 days ago

Jockey Anton Marcus won the Gr3 Cape Classic over 1400m at Kenilworth on Saturday for the fourth time in seven seasons on Vaughan Marshall-trained, CTS purchase, Silver Operator. Silver Operator fought gamely and held off Justin Snaith’s Captain Tatters by...

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Tallinn stays unbeaten after defeating colts

October 23, 2019 / 21 days ago

CTS graduate Tallinn (Callan Murray) drew clear to win a MR91 Handicap against the colts at Turffontein last Saturday by 3.25-lengths, remained unbeaten after three starts and signalled that she is a possible Cape Fillies Guineas contender. Aside from the...

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Charles has that royal look

October 23, 2019 / 21 days ago

“He gave me goosebumps,” said jockey Keagan de Melo after recently gelded Charles stormed to a convincing win in a Pinnacle Stakes at Durbanville on Saturday. De Melo was deputising for regular rider Corne Orffer, who is suspended, and they...

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The strongest CTS Ready To Run Catalogue ever!

October 14, 2019 / 30 days ago

Buyers and early talent scouts who have opened the online catalogue for the 2019 CTS Ready To Run Sale at Durbanville on Friday, 22 November are most excited. Their enthusiasm is shared by the vendors who will be sending their...

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New owners win with promising CTS purchase

October 14, 2019 / 30 days ago

The Klawervlei Stud bred Sovereign Secret (Dynasty) made news at Durbanville over the weekend, when the blue blooded three-year-old gave enthusiastic owners Pete and Janet Carolin their first ever winner. The Carolins bought Sovereign Secret at the 2018 Cape Premier...

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She’s accustomed to being Front and Centre

October 07, 2019 / 1 month ago

In the absence of trainer Brett Crawford, who was on a trip to France, assistant trainer Barry Donnelly furnished a promising pre-race report about Front and Centre, who started at even money for Saturday’s Gr3 Diana Stakes over 1400m, and...

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