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Prince Charles is hooked on racing

June 19, 2016 / 3 years ago

AMONG all the news reports to emanate from the 2016 Royal Ascot Festival this week came the titbit that Prince Charles is apparently “hooked on racing”. According to a BBC report, the Queen’s racing and bloodstock adviser John Warren made...

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R2,16-million raised at stallion services auction

June 17, 2016 / 3 years ago

THIS year’s Cape Breeders auction, held at Highlands last Friday. was a resounding success, raising R2,161,100. The money raised will be put towards causes such as African Horse Sickness, vaccinations, groom education programmes etc. A huge benefit to the industry...

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Son of Tapit to stand at Klawervlei

June 15, 2016 / 3 years ago

KLAWERVLEI Stud has acquired Coup De Grace, the first son of US sire star Tapit to stand in South Africa. He is set to take up stud duties at Klawervlei in 2016 and is owned in partnership with Highlands Farm...

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CTS Mare and Fillies Sale tops R27-million

June 12, 2016 / 3 years ago

THE inaugural CTS Mare & Fillies For Stud Select Sale was held at Highlands on Friday 10 June. Spectacular results were recorded. The top priced lot was locally bred Imperious Star – a Gr1 placed Gr1 winner by Navarone out...

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Fencing Master arrives at Hemel 'n Aarde

June 09, 2016 / 3 years ago

AN exciting well bred equine athlete is set to join the illustrious ranks of high quality stallions in the Western Cape. Oratorio’s good-looking son Fencing Master (GB) arrived with some imported foals at Hemel ‘n Aarde in Hermanus early in...

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Auction of stallion services Friday

June 08, 2016 / 3 years ago

THE Cape Breeders Club will be hosting their annual auction of stallion services at Highlands Farm on Friday, June 10th. The auction will take place just after the inaugural CTS Mares & Fillies For Stud Select Sale, that starts at...

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Real Princess is the Real Deal!

June 06, 2016 / 3 years ago

REAL Princess, in winning the win the R600 000 City Of Pietermaritzburg Fillies Sprint at Scottsville on Saturday, provided her breeders Klawervlei Stud with a sparkling Gr1 feature double after Always In Charge had won the Gr1 Gold Medallion earlier...

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​ CTS pops the corks after Minding’s Oaks win

June 03, 2016 / 3 years ago

THREE-year-old filly Minding’s sensational win in Friday’s Gr1 Investec Oaks over 2400m at Epsom Downs delighted her connections, on-course enthusiasts and fans around the world. The Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) team of Adrian Todd (MD) and Amanda Carey (Sales Manager)...

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Top Imports At CTS Mare & Fillies For Stud Select Sale

June 02, 2016 / 3 years ago

ELISIUM, a sibling to Minding, the much-talked about odds-on favourite for Friday’s 2016 Investec Oaks at Epsom, will go under the hammer at the CTS Mare & Fillies For Stud Select Sale at Highlands Farm on 10 June. Elisium (GB...

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Scottsville's biggest race day of the year

June 01, 2016 / 3 years ago

A R550,000 TAB Pick 6 carryover will boost the excitement at Scottsville on Saturday, when sprint stars from around the country clash in four Grade 1 contests at the annual Festival Of Speed. The four big races, all over 1200m...

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