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Market holds up well at CTS Sale

August 07, 2016 / 2 years ago

THE CTS August Two-Year-Old Sale held at Durbanville on Saturday evening drew a good crowd of buyers, who spent just under R3,5-million on 61 of the 86 lots passed through the auction ring. Top price of R340,000 was paid for...

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Aim for profit at CTS Sale!

August 05, 2016 / 2 years ago

CTS Sales Manager Amanda Carey believes that Saturday’s August Two-Year-Old Sale at Durbanville is one of the best auctions for “pinhooking”, the practice of buying young horses, overseeing their breaking in and training, and eventually re-selling them as race-ready two-year-olds...

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Four by Tiger Ridge at CTS August Sale

August 03, 2016 / 2 years ago

THE last few offspring of deceased stallion Tiger Ridge will be sold at the remaining bloodstock auctions of 2016 and Wilgerbosdrift Stud has consigned four of them to Saturday’s CTS August Two-Year-Old Sale. “The last of the last Tiger Ridge...

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CTS graduates impress on Super Sunday

August 01, 2016 / 2 years ago

GRADUATES of various Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) auctions performed with distinction at the Champions Cup race meeting that drew the curtain on the 2015/16 season at Greyville on Sunday. Runners bought at CTS Sales won two of the three Grade...

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Connemara's nice pair at CTS August

July 29, 2016 / 2 years ago

A single colt by in-demand stallion Oratorio will be sold at the CTS August Two-Year-Old Sale at Durbanville next Saturday. His name is Vittorio (Lot 46), and he was raised by Paul and Lindi Garlicki at Connemara Stud, an establishment...

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Competition Board won’t refer complaint

July 28, 2016 / 2 years ago

ON 25 July 2014, Hollywood Sportsbook Gauteng and others lodged a complaint with the Competition Commission against Phumelela, Gold Circle, Kenilworth Racing, Tellytrack and others. The complainants alleged that the conduct of Tellytrack and its partners (Phumelela, Gold Circle and...

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Cape Racing Awards

July 27, 2016 / 2 years ago

CAPE racing & breeding will honour the stars at the annual awards evening to be held at the Lanzerac Hotel, Stellenbosch on Monday 8 August.Cape RACING Nominees: Juvenile Male Always In ChargeSergeant HardyTable BayZodiac Ruler Juvenile Filly Final JudgementNordic BreezeThe...

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​ Innovative new race at the Vaal

July 26, 2016 / 2 years ago

PHUMELELA have announced the inauguration of an exciting and innovative race meeting at the Vaal racecourse which allows for fields of up to 28 runners plus two reserves in four lucrative races, including a R750,000 feature event. World Sports Betting...

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Markus Jooste's colt is early Investec Derby favourite

July 22, 2016 / 2 years ago

MARKUS and Ingrid Jooste’s silks were seen flashing by the winning post at Leopardstown in Ireland on Thursday. Two-year-old colt Douglas Macarthur (IRE), owned in a partnership with the formidable Coolmore-connected Magnier, Tabor and Smith racing families, raced home over...

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Red Ray won't be retired just yet!

July 21, 2016 / 2 years ago

RED Ray, who was destined for Klawervlei’s stallion barn after an emotionally-charged victory in last Saturday’s GR1 Mercury Sprint, will be kept in training with Joey Ramsden for a while longer. Derek Brugman, Racing Manager for owners Ingrid and Markus...

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