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Philanthropist: His offspring are "ready to run"!

November 15, 2016 / 2 years ago

DRAKENSTEIN Stud’s red hot young sire Philanthropist has been in devastating form this month, and his daughter Miss Malbec continued her sire’s great run by making it back to back wins on Thursday. The 3yo, who hails from her sire’s...

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Five Kahals on CTS R2R Sale

November 14, 2016 / 2 years ago

HE was once known as “the mighty Kahal” for being right up there with South Africa’s best stallions of the new millennium and his last five progeny are up for sale at the forthcoming CTS Emperors Palace Johannesburg Ready To...

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Soma: "Do your homework, find a horse!"

November 10, 2016 / 2 years ago

TRAINER Joe Soma believes that the forthcoming CTS Emperors Palace Johannesburg Ready To Run Sale to be held at Randjesfontein will offer buyers good value opportunities. He said: “We’re in a buyer’s market and as I always say – if...

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CTS graduate wins Gr3 in Hong Kong

November 08, 2016 / 2 years ago

HORSE Of Fortune is eyeing more riches after winning the Gr3 Sa Sa Ladies Purse at Sha Tin on Sunday night. The Tony Millard-trained six-year-old was having its third run of the season after two underwhelming performances, but the son...

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She kept on giving for Gavin Lerena!

November 07, 2016 / 2 years ago

SHE’s A Giver, a R650,000 purchase at the 2015 CTS Cape Select Yearling Sale, posted a runaway win in Saturday’s Gr3 Starling Stakes over 1400m on Charity Mile Day at Turffontein. Gavin Lerena had Johan Janse Van Vuuren’s three-year-old handy...

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VAR is well represented at R2R Jhb

November 05, 2016 / 2 years ago

AVONTUUR Thoroughbred Farm’s leading sire Var looks to have a really smart prospect on his hands in the form of La Roquette. Owned by the Bouwers, and bred by Varsfontein Stud, the 3yo La Roquette simply demolished her rivals when...

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Final Lanzerac R2R Log

November 03, 2016 / 2 years ago

THE final log for the R2,5 million Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes to be run over 1400m at Kenilworth on Saturday 19 November, has been published. Supplementary entries for this race close at 11h00 on Wednesday, 9 November, with declarations...

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A CTS star on the Horizon?

November 02, 2016 / 2 years ago

BIG money horses are pressure from the day the hammer falls and the R5,2 million CTS purchase Horizon’s rather inauspicious 22-10 debut over 1200m at Kenilworth on 31 August had the cynics – and according to jockey Grant Van Niekerk...

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Captain Al's dazzling season conrtinues

October 31, 2016 / 2 years ago

FORMER champion sire Captain Al has made a dazzling start to the 2016-2017 racing season, and the winners continued to flow thick and fast for the eight times champion 2yo sire this past weekend. The former Cape Guineas winner was...

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Await The Dawn: Rare foals at R2R Sale in Jhb

October 26, 2016 / 2 years ago

ONCE in a blue moon, rare opportunities come along in the bloodstock market, but they are often overlooked for that very reason – they present themselves under the radar and are gone before you know it! There are, however, a...

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