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Lammerskraal’s four will ‘come prepared’

October 31, 2018 / 19 days ago

Sally Bruss of Lammerskraal Stud will be sending four fillies to the CTS Ready To Run Sale on 23 November and she said she’s given them good preparatory work on the farm. “We canter them on our 800m straight track...

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Cavalieri’s time has come!

October 30, 2018 / 20 days ago

Cavalieri, a colt by Oratorio withdrawn from the Cape Premier Yearling Sale last January, is likely to attract some good bidding action at the CTS Ready To Run Sale on 23 November. Gary Jolliffe of Golden Touch Thoroughbreds, who sang...

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A CTS 1-2 in Gr3 Cape Classic

October 30, 2018 / 20 days ago

Twist Of Fate and Cirillo, the first two runners past the post in Saturday’s R250,000 Gr3 Cape Classic over 1400m at Kenilworth, are two super running adverts for the CTS Sales. Twist Of Fate, by Master Of My Fate from...

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Wéhann Smith Interview

October 29, 2018 / 21 days ago

It’s just over a year since you took over as CEO of Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS). Give us a few words on your experience so far? I was thrown in the deep end and things have been turbulent at times...

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SA mare produces French Gr1 winner

October 29, 2018 / 21 days ago

Royal Meeting (IRE), a son of Invincible Sprit and the SA bred Lecture mare Rock Opera won the Gr1 Criterium International at Chantilly on Sunday. The Saeed bin Suroor-trained Royal Meeting (Ire) provided his sire with a weekend group ...

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CTS graduates win two Grand Series features

October 23, 2018 / 27 days ago

Thoroughbreds purchased at CTS Sales landed two of three Grand Series races staged at Turffontein’s Inside track on Saturday. Tsitsikamma Dance (8-1) ran out the winner of the WSB Grand Series Leg 2 (R500,000) over 1475m. He prevailed in a...

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Van Halen aims at CTS loot on Met Day

October 19, 2018 / 1 month ago

Van Halen, the top class Gr1 winner, will be leaving his base at the Vaal for Cape Town this Sunday. This follows his effortless comeback win in 1200m contest on Turffontein’s inside track, Thursday. The Tobie Spies stable has their...

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CTS R2R Sale presents good syndication opportunities

October 17, 2018 / 1 month ago

Racehorse syndication is making dreams come true around the world, nowhere more evident than at Randwick in Australia last Saturday, where Redzel captured his second successive The Everest Sprint, a race worth $AUS13-million. Redzel was purchased for only $120,000 and...

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One World remains unbeaten

October 08, 2018 / 1 month ago

As classic contenders go, 2016 Cape Premier Yearling Sales Book 1 purchase One World has been the one colt most talked about in South Africa this term. He showed why, posting an enthralling comeback win in a Progress Plate over...

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Latest Ready To Run Log

October 03, 2018 / 1 month ago

There were once no major movers on the latest log for the R2,5 million CTS Ready To Run Stakes to be contested over 1400m at Kenilworth on 24 November. Vaughan Marshall’s impressive Kuda Sprint debut winner Agent Of Fortune and...

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