News Archive - 2019
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6 May 2019HAWWAAM BLOWS RIVALS AWAY IN CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE WIN
Brilliant three-year-old, and former Bloodstock South Africa purchase, Hawwaam, showed his considerable class when romping home to win Saturday’s ...
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6 May 2019CAPE MARE SALE OFFERS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
The 2019 Cape Mare & Weanling Sale, set to take place at the Mistico Equestrian Centre on May 21st, looks a sale which will offer both quality and ...
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6 May 2019QUALITY ABOUNDS IN MOUTONSHOEK DISPERSAL SALE
No discerning buyer interested in acquiring high quality South African thoroughbreds can afford to miss the up-coming Moutonshoek Dispersal Sale. Moutonshoek, ...
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29 April 2019CAPE MARE SALE, MOUTONSHOEK DISPERSAL SALE CATALOGUES NOW AVAILABLE IN HARD COPY AND ONLINE
The catalogues for both the 2019 Cape Mare & Weanling Sale and the Moutonshoek Dispersal Sale are available in hard copy and live online and can be ...
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27 April 2019TRADE REMAINS SOLID AT NATIONAL YEARLING SALE
The 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale came to an end, after a day of solid trading, on Friday at the TBA complex at Germiston. And while ...
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25 April 2019RECORDS SMASHED AT NATIONAL YEARLING SALE
The record for a top priced yearling sold in South Africa was smashed on the first day of trading at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale ...
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16 April 2019WATERFORD STUD OFFER CLASSY QUARTET AT NATIONAL SALE
Queenstown farm, the Waterford Stud, will be offering four very classy yearlings at next week’s Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Waterford, ...
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16 April 2019VARSFONTEIN BID TO TOP NATIONAL SALE FOR A THIRD YEAR RUNNING!
Varsfontein Stud have enjoyed striking success at the National Sale the past two years, with the farm responsible for the sales topping yearling in both ...
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15 April 2019RIETHUISKRAAL’S CLASSY NYS QUARTET
Situated 15 km from the coastal town of Stilbaai, Riethuiskraal Stud rovides the perfect setting for the care and conditioning of thoroughbred horses. This ...
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15 April 2019RIVERTON STUD TO BID FOR MORE NATIONAL SALE SUCCESS!
Duncan Barry’s Riverton Stud hit the heights at the 2018 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, when the Robertson farm sold promising Captain Al ...
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15 April 2019RIDGEMONT HIGHLANDS SUCCESS SET TO CONTINUE AT NATIONAL SALE
One of South Africa’s most successful stud farms, Ridgemont Highlands, has an exceptional draft on offer at this month’s Emperors Palace National ...
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15 April 2019ROSEDENE STUD OFFER EIGHT AT NATIONAL SALE
Graeme Koster’s Rosdene Stud will be offering eight quality lots at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale this month. Rosedene’s ...
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15 April 2019ROUS BROS OFFER TWO QUALITY COLTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Henham Stud’s the Rous Bros, will be offering two classy colts at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, with the pair being sired by two ...
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15 April 2019SIZZLING SANDOWN HAS NINE TOP LOTS AT NATIONAL SALE!
There are few more consistent producers of high class thoroughbreds than the Sandown Stud in the Western Cape. Just two years ago, the farm was the only ...
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15 April 2019SOUTHFORD OFFER A SMASHING COLT AT NATIONAL SALE
Long time National Sale stalwart, the Southford Stud, will once again be represented at the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale this year. The Karoo ...
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15 April 2019SPRING VALLEY ARE 11 STRONG ON NATIONAL SALE
Bruce and Delia le Roux’s Spring Valley Stud will be offering 11 quality yearlings at this year’s Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale in ...
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15 April 2019G1 WINNERS DOMINATE SUMMERHILLS NATIONAL DRAFT
Summerhill Sales will be offering an 11 strong draft at this month’s Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, which takes place in Germiston on April ...
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15 April 2019STONE HILL STUD TO OFFER EXCEPTIONALLY WELLBRED COLT AT NATIONAL SALE
Stone Hill Stud will be offering just one yearling at this year’s Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, but this colt is from a family on fire! This ...
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12 April 2019RATHMORS CLASSY NATIONAL SALE DRAFT
Breeders of such standout performers Gypsy’s Warning, Surabi, Romany Prince and the G1 winning half-siblings Malteme and Wendywood, Rathmor Stud ...
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12 April 2019RIDGEMONT HIGHLANDS SUCCESS SET TO CONTINUE AT NATIONAL SALE
One of South Africa’s most successful stud farms, Ridgemont Highlands, has an exceptional draft on offer at this month’s Emperors Palace National ...
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12 April 2019HOT YOUNG SIRES PROMINENT IN PIEMONTE DRAFT
Based in the heart of racehorse country in KZN, Piemonte Stud will be offering a very attractive draft at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Piemonte’s ...
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11 April 2019MORE STARS TO BE FOUND IN MAURITZFONTEINS DRAFT
Over the years, a large number of top class horses have been purchased from the Mauritzfontein draft at National Sales, with this number including such ...
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11 April 2019G1 SIRES DOMINATE MOUTONSHOEKS NATIONAL SALE DRAFT
Nestled on 950ha in proven horse country,Piketberg farm Moutonshoek has been producing quality racehorses since 2004. Among the list of high class performers ...
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11 April 2019NARROW CREEK STUD ARE A PERFECT TEN AT NATIONAL SALE!
John Everett’s Narrow Creek Stud has been enjoying plenty of success of late, with the farm’s recent graduates including such notable graded ...
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11 April 2019NDORO STUDS WELL BALANCED NATIONAL SALE DRAFT
Wellington farm, the Ndoro Stud, will be consigning eight quality yearlings to the upcoming Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, with the draft composed ...
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11 April 2019NUTFIELD TO OFFER TWO CLASSY COLTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Nutfield Stud, the breeders of such high class performers as millionaire Elusive Silva and G1 Golden Slipper winner Chestnuts N Pearls, will be doubly ...
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11 April 2019QUALITY AND VALUE TO BE FOUND IN OLDLANDS DRAFT
Long time National Sale vendors Oldlands Stud will once again be offering a high class consignment at this year’s Emperors Palace National Yearling ...
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9 April 2019TOP FAMILIES DOMINATE LAMMERSKRAALS NATIONAL DRAFT
Leading Ceres farm, the Lammerskraal Stud, has produced a large number of top class athletes over the years, with past Lammerskraal Stud bred champions ...
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9 April 2019CHAMPIONS REPRESENTED IN MAINE CHANCE DRAFT
Maine Chance Farms, perennially among the leading breeders in South Africa, will be offering a stellar draft of quality yearlings at the 2019 Emperors ...
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8 April 2019KLIPDRIFS OUTSTANDING NATIONAL SALE DRAFT
Robertson farm, Klipdrif Stud, will be offering an excellent, high-quality draft of 25 yearlings, as agent, at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling ...
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5 April 2019TOP SIRES DOMINATE KLAWERVLEIS NATIONAL SALE DRAFT
South Africa’s reigning Champion Breeders, Klawervlei Stud, will be offering an exceptional strong draft of yearlings at the 2019 Emperors Palace ...
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4 April 2019JOHN SLADE OFFERS FIVE FANTASTIC LOTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Long time National Sales supporter, John Slade, will be offering five high class prospects at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. John, who ...
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4 April 2019A QUALITY QUARTET FRO LA BERG STUD
Hanno Joubert’s La Berg Stud will be offering four classy yearlings at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. The Swellendam based farm ...
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4 April 2019MILLSTREAM TO OFFER SEVEN AT NATIONAL SALE
Jan Mantel’s Millstream Farm will be offering a small, but select, draft of seven yearlings at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, which ...
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3 April 2019CHAMPIONS REPRESENTED IN HEMEL N AARDES NATIONAL DRAFT
David Hepburn Brown’s Hemel ‘n Aarde Stud will be offering a quality draft of 13 yearlings at next month’s Emperors Palace National Yearling ...
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2 April 20193 GILDED LOTS FROM GOLDEN TOUCH THOROUGHBRED SERVICES
Gary and Jackie Joliffe’s Golden Touch Thoroughbred Services are proud to offer a trio of high quality yearlings at the 2019 Emperors Palace National ...
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2 April 2019HADLOW BRING THREE CLASSY COLTS TO NATIONAL SALE
Hadlow Stud’s Cathy Martin is delighted by the quality of yearling her farm is offering at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Hadlow ...
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2 April 2019HEVERSHAM PARK OFFER TWO WELL BRED LOTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Gauteng farm Heversham Park Farm will be offering a pair of well bred yearlings at next month’s Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. The Toreador ...
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1 April 2019EVERGREEN FARM TO OFFER BLUE BLOODED COLT AT NATIONAL SALE
Paarl based Evergreen Farm will be offering a single lot at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, but this colt (Lot 10) is a truly blue blooded ...
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1 April 2019LEGENDARY SOUTH AFRICAN OFFERS TWO TOP COLTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Legendary golfer Gary Player will once again represented at the National Sale this year. Having sold his Colesberg farm, Gary Player will be retaining ...
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1 April 2019GELYKFONTEIN STUD OFFER TWO WELL BRED LOTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Stalwart National Sale supporters, the Gelykfontein Stud, will be offering two extremely well bred yearlings at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling ...
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29 March 2019QUALITY ABOUNDS IN DRAKENSTEINS NATIONAL DRAFT
The Simondium based Drakenstein Stud has a truly exceptional draft on offer at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Drakenstein are set to ...
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28 March 2019DAYTONA STUD OFFERS TOP PROSPECTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Mike Barnard’s Daytona Stud has bred some outstanding racehorses over the years, with Daytona’s roll of honour including multiple Equus Champion ...
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28 March 2019DIGTEBY DOUBLY REPRESENTED AT 2019 NATIONAL SALE
Western Cape farm, the Digteby Stud, has produced a host of high class racehorses over the years, notably the Equus Champion and millionaire Hot Ticket. The ...
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28 March 2019STAR FILLIES SISTER TO DOMINATE DR HEYNS DRAFT
Dr Ian Heyns, the only breeder represented by three runners in the 2018 G1 Vodacom Durban July, will be offering high class quartet of yearlings at the ...
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27 March 2019CLIFTON STUDS QUALITY FOUR STRONG NATIONAL SALE DRAFT
Clifton Stud’s Peter and Jenny Blyth have produced some outstanding racehorses over the years, with their star performers including former Horse ...
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27 March 2019CONNEMARA STUD OFFER TOP QUALITY NATIONAL SALE DRAFT
Paul and Lindi Garlicki's Connemara Stud will be offering a high quality, ten-strong draft at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale next month. The ...
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27 March 2019DANIKA STUD TO OFFER THREE AT NATIONAL SALE
Nicky Bartlett’s Danika Stud will be triply represented at the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, which takes place from April 24th-26th ...
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26 March 2019HEAVY METAL SISTER A STANDOUT FROM BOSWORTH
Bosworth Farm Stud, long time and loyal supporters of the National Sale, will once again be offering quality yearlings at the Emperors Palace National ...
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26 March 2019BUSH HILL STUD OFFER TOP PROSPECTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Warwick and Karin Render’s Bush Hill Stud, the breeders of such G1 winners as Wolf Whistle, Stellite and Zirconeum, will be offering a top-class ...
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26 March 2019QUALITY ABOUNDS IN CHEVELEYS NATIONAL SALE DRAFT
Vaughan Koster’s Cheveley Stud will, once again, be offering a top class draft at this year’s Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Cheveley ...
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25 March 2019ARRAN STUD TO BLOOM AT NATIONAL SALE
Scottish natives, Walter and Fran Cowe, manage respective stud farms in Robertson, both in the vicinity of Highlands Farm. Walter is in charge at Black ...
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25 March 2019BEAUMONT STUD OFFER EIGHT AT NATIONAL SALE
Anton Shepherd’s Beaumont Stud, the breeders of the record breaking dual Horse Of The Year Variety Club, will be offering a high class draft at the ...
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25 March 2019BIRCH BROS ARE NINE STRONG AT NATIONAL SALE
The Birch Bros’ Vogel Vlei Stud will be offering a nine strong string at the  Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale next month. Their draft ...
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25 March 2019BENMARNE STUD OFFER CLASSY PAIR AT NATIONAL SALE
The Botha family’s Benmarne Stud, a farm situated between Port Elizabeth and Jeffreys Bay, was purchased by the late Ben Botha in 1985. The farm ...
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25 March 2019BLACK SWAN STUD TO OFFER FIVE AT NATIONAL SALE
Robertson farm, the Black Swan Stud, will be offering five quality lots at this year’s Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Remarkably, all five ...
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25 March 2019BOLAND OFFER NINE TOP LOTS AT NATIONAL SALE
Eugene Freeman’s Boland Stud, who sold a Vercingetorix colt for R2 200 000 at the 2018 National Sale, will once again be offering a high class draft ...
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20 March 2019AVONTUUR OFFERS SUPERB DRAFT AT NATIONAL SALE
The exquisite Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm has a wonderful record of offering high class thoroughbreds at the National Yearling Sale. Subsequent graded ...
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19 March 2019ASCOT STUDS WORLD CLASS NATIONAL SALES DRAFT
One of the top stud farms to be found in the Cape, Ascot Stud has a long and impressive line of champions to its credit. The likes of Bold Silvano, ...
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18 March 2019SOFT FALLING RAIN FILLY TOPS CAPE YEARLING SALE
SOFT FALLING RAIN FILLY TOPS CAPE YEARLING SALE For a second year in a row, a yearling sired by Wilgerbosdrift's sadly deceased champion Soft Falling ...
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15 March 2019BSA STARS TO SHINE ON DUBAWI WORLD CUP NIGHT
Past Bloodstock South Africa graduates Surcharge (now racing as Yulong Prince) and Marinaresco are both set to compete in major feature races on Dubai ...
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11 March 2019EMPERORS PALACE NATIONAL YEARLING SALE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE
A truly exceptional catalogue for the 2019 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale is now online and can be viewed at www.bsa.co.za. Once again, the National ...
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4 March 2019SA CLASSIC CLEAN SWEEP FOR BSA
Bloodstock South Africa dominated the finish of the G1 SA Classic at Turffontein on Saturday, where BSA graduates Hawwaam, Barahin, and National Park finished ...
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1 March 2019QUALITY TO BE FOUND IN WILGERBOSDRIFT’S CAPE DRAFT
Perennial leading vendor Wilgerbosdrift, breeders of, among others, outstanding sire Dynasty, and involved in breeding recent Sun Met winner Rainbow Bridge ...
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1 March 2019WINTERBACHS SEVEN STRONG CAPE DRAFT IS A MUST SEE!
Hendrik Winterbach’s Winterbach Stud will be offering a high quality draft of seven yearlings, four offered as agent, at the 2019 Cape Yearling Sale. This ...
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27 February 2019THE ROCK STUD TO OFFER CHOICELY BRED COLT AT CAPE SALE
Spencer Cook’s The Rock Stud will be singly represented at this year’s Cape Yearling Sale, but The Rock’s sole yearling is worth ...
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27 February 2019SOFT FALLING RAIN FILLY TOPS SHONGWENI SALE
A daughter of Wilgerbosdrift’s sadly deceased champion Soft Falling Rain proved the star attraction at Tuesday’s Shongweni Mixed Sale, which ...
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26 February 2019SORRENTO STUDS CLASSY CAPE SALE DRAFT
Terry & Annabel Andrews’ Sorrento Stud, whose graduates include recent G3 Tommy Hotspur Handicap winner Down To Zero, will be offering eight ...
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25 February 2019SUMMER CUP WINNING BREEDER OFFERS FOUR AT CAPE SALE
James Armitage, breeder of, among many others, the 2018 G1 G-Bets Gauteng Summer Cup winner Tilbury Fort and Sunday’s GBA Fillies Guineas winner ...
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22 February 2019G1 WINNING SIRES DOMINATE ROSEDENE DRAFT
Beaufort West based farm, the Rosedene Stud, will be offering a 12 strong draft at March 17th’s Cape Yearling Sale next month. The Rosedene draft ...
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21 February 2019RIVERTON STUD TO OFFER THREE AT CAPE SALE
Long time vendors, and regular producer of high class racehorses, Riverton Stud will be offering three quality lots at March’s Cape Yearling Sale. Riverton ...
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21 February 2019SHONGWENI SALE ENTRANT LANDS EGOLI MILE!
Progressive three-year-old Drop Kick, due to sell as Lot 13 on Tuesday’s Shongweni Mixed Sale, stamped himself a hugely exciting sort when he romped ...
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20 February 2019OLDLANDS ARE SEVEN STRONG AT CAPE SALE!
Oldlands Stud, will be offering seven high quality yearlings at the 2019 Cape Yearling Sale-due to take place at the Mistico Equestrian Centre on March ...
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19 February 2019EXCITING PROSPECTS TO BE FOUND AT NARROW CREEK
John Everett’s Narrow Creek Stud is responsible for an ever-growing list of high class stakes winners. Among the notable horses bred and or ...
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18 February 2019DAZZLING FIRST WINNER FOR SOFT FALLING RAIN
Deceased Equus Champion Soft Falling Rain, whose first crop are now two, was represented by his first winner when his daughter Gin Fizz made a jaw dropping ...
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18 February 2019MOUTONSHOEKS 24 STRONG CAPE YEARLING SALE DRAFT
Piketberg farm, Moutonshoek, will be offering a large draft of 24 yearlings at next month’s Cape Yearling Sale. The draft consists of yearlings ...
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15 February 2019EXCITING YOUNG SIRES HIGHLIGHT MILLSTREAMS CAPE DRAFT
Jan Mantel’s Millstream Farm will be offering an eight strong draft at next month’s Cape Yearling Sale, set, once again, to be held at the ...
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14 February 2019TOP SIRES DOMINATE KLAWERVLEIS CAPE DRAFT
South Africa’s reigning champion breeders, Klawervlei Stud, will be offering a large draft at the 2019 Cape Yearling Sale, due to take place at the ...
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14 February 2019LA BERG TO OFFER SIX QUALITY LOTS AT THE CAPE SALE
Hanno Joubert’s La Berg Stud, a regular vendor at sales rings around South Africa, will be offering six classy yearlings at next month’s Cape ...
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12 February 2019HEMEL N AARDE OFFER POWERFUL DRAFT AT CAPE SALE
Hermanus farm, the Hemel ‘N Aarde Stud, will be offering a large draft of 22 yearlings at next month’s Cape Yearling Sale. Hemel ‘N ...
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11 February 2019GOLDEN TOUCH OFFERS TWO TOP COLTS
Gary and Jackie Joliffe’s Golden Touch Thoroughbred Services will be offering, as agent, two very well-bred colts at the Cape Yearling Sale next ...
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8 February 2019EVERGREEN OFFER SEVEN AT CAPE SALE
The Klein Drakenstein based Evergreen Farm will be offering seven yearlings, by sires such as Captain Of All, Pathfork and Pomodoro, at next month’s ...
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7 February 2019TOP PROSPECTS TO BE FOUND IN DR HEYNS DRAFT
Dr Ian Heyns, who was represented by three runners in the 2018 Vodacom Durban July including the Oaks winning Secret Potion, will be offering a 13 strong ...
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6 February 2019CHEVELEYS CLASSY CAPE SALE QUARTET
Vaughan Koster’s Cheveley Stud will be offering four high quality yearlings at the 2019 Cape Yearling Sale, set to take place at the Mistico ...
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4 February 2019BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE GAUTENG GUINEAS
Bloodstock South Africa sold horses, whose numbers include both the 2019 G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate and G1 Sun Met winners, were once ...
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1 February 2019SHONGWENI MIXED SALE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE
The catalogue for the 2019 Shongweni Mixed Sale, due to be held at the Shongweni Polo Grounds on February 26th, is now available for viewing online and ...
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30 January 2019CAPE YEARLING SALE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE
The catalogue for the 2019 Cape Yearling Sale is now online and can be viewed at www.bsa.co.za. Set to be held at the lavish Mistico Equestrian Centre ...
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28 January 2019BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE SUN MET FINISH
Bloodstock South Africa has enjoyed a superb start to 2019, and the year only got better for BSA when two past graduates of Bloodstock South Africa sales ...
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21 January 2019WEALTHY WINS MICHAEL ROBERTS HANDICAP
When Wealthy scored a surprise win in the Listed Michael Roberts Handicap on Sunday, he became the seventh Bloodstock South Africa graduate to win ...
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16 January 2019BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE LORMARINS QUEEN'S PLATE
For a sixth year in a row, the G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate was won by a horse sold off a Bloodstock South Africa sale, with 2019 winner Do ...
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14 January 2019ALL AT ONCE LANDS SWALLOW STAKES
Fresh off dominating the finish to the 2019 G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds were once again front and ...
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7 January 2019GRADED RACE DOUBLE FOR BSA STARS
Bloodstock South Africa’s excellent weekend continued at Turffontein on Sunday, when a pair of former BSA graduates landed the G3 Three Troikas Stakes ...
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