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Louis The King doing well at Sorrento Stud

May 31, 2016 / 3 years ago

FORMER SA Triple Crown winner Louis The King, who was syndicated for stud recently, photographed by Hamish Niven in his paddock at Terry and Anabel Andrews’s Sorrento Stud near Ceres. Kerry Jack, who manages the stallion via Kerry Jack Bloodstock...

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Another Gr1 win for CTS cheapie, Rabada

May 30, 2016 / 3 years ago

RABADA fought gamely to secure the Gr1 Daily News at Greyville on Saturday under a super professional ride from Anton Marcus. Marcus had Rabada in the box seat while Anthony Delpech, looking for a hat-trick of feature wins, was forced...

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CTS Mare & Fillies Sale Notice

May 27, 2016 / 3 years ago

CAPE THOROUGHBRED SALES (CTS) would like to notify buyers coming to the Mares & Fillies For Stud Select Sale at Highlands Farm on 10 June, of the following: Due to current movement restrictions, horses from the following Studs will...

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Mares and Fillies Select Sale is a watershed

May 24, 2016 / 3 years ago

THE inaugural CTS Mares and Fillies for Stud Sale will be a watershed moment in the Cape thoroughbred breeding industry. Never before, has South Africa hosted a Select Sale of fillies and mares – this one-day sale is due for...

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Summerhill Stud to stand Act Of War

May 24, 2016 / 3 years ago

WHEN the sun rose over the Mpofana just after six on Sunday morning, it heralded a new dawn for Summerhill. As perfect a May day as it was destined to be, it also celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the arrival...

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CTS purchase Solid Speed wins Betting World 1900

May 22, 2016 / 3 years ago

SOLID Speed, bred by Willempie Engelbrecht Jnr, got home in a thrilling finish to win the R400,000 Gr 2 Betting World 1900 at Greyville on Friday. He was selected and purchased for R600 000 at the Cape Premier Yearling Sale...

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Golden Sword's first winner at stud

May 19, 2016 / 3 years ago

It was perhaps fitting that Mike de Kock would saddle the first winner of the high class Timeform 122 rated Golden Sword. The son of High Chaparral’s athletic daughter Belle Rose opened her account over a mile at her third...

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Double your value at CTS Mares for Stud Sale

May 17, 2016 / 3 years ago

A quite mesmerising range of international pedigrees are among the 73 lots up for auction at the Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) 2016 Mares and Fillies for Stud Select Sale to be staged on Friday, 10 June at Highlands Farm. The...

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World's Best Thoroughbreds

May 14, 2016 / 3 years ago

THE Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings are compiled by the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee and published by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA). Rankings are for 3yos and upwards which raced between 1 January and 8 May...

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Legislate is retired to Drakenstein

May 12, 2016 / 3 years ago

FORMER Equus award winning Horse Of The Year Legislate has been retired after an uncharacteristically lacklustre showing in Friday evening’s Gr2 Drill Hall Stakes. A winner of 4 Gr1 races for trainer Justin Snaith, including a dramatic victory in the...

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