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Here is a first look at the yearlings from Avontuur Estate going to the Cape Premier Yearling Sale on 20 and 21 January. Comments are by Avontuur’s Pippa Mickleburgh.

Lot33: Snowden
“An Oratorio half-brother to Attenborough. A really classy colt, tall athletic and very smart.”

Lot 50: Honfleur
A Silvano half-sister to GR 1 winner Normanz. She’s a big, strong, good boned filly, an impressive sort.”

Lot 64: Mantra
A colt by Oratorio from the female line of Front Of House. Workmanlike, correct and a good walker.

Lot 67: Seven Cape Winters
From the first crop of Soft Falling Rain. From the female line of Cold As Ice and Live Life… speed, speed, speed. Flash, attractive, correct a credit to her sire.

Lot 72 is Spring Break, a Trippi filly out of multiple winner Miss October family of August Rush. Very pretty , athletic and classy.

Lot 95 is Ground Control, a VAR colt out of stakes winner Pan AM. A high quality, strong quartered athletic type.

Lot 171 is Salvadora, and Oratorio filly and the half-sister to Gr 1 winner King Of Pain. Strong, rugged and business like filly.

Lot 183 is White Lace from the first SA crop of Flower Alley and the half-sister to talented Ancestry and GR 2 performer A Women’s Way. A very attractive, high quality, athletic and medium sized filly.

Lot 199 is Baltic Mission, a Captain Al colt from the female line of Nother Russia etc. Big, strong robust workmanlike colt.