News Archive - 2008
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7 November 2008Please support our AHS research at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)!!!
We have completed a number of projects : Mare to foal transfer of passive immunity Prophylactic strategies for the control of AHS in KZN ...
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3 November 2008Emperors Ready To Run Sale shatters all previous records
THE 2008 Emperors Ready To Run Sale turned over an incredible all-time record R25.85 million at the TBA Sales Complex, Gosforth Park, on Sunday. This brought ...
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2 November 2008Emperors Palace Cocktail Party sets the mood for today’s Ready to Run Cup at Turffontein
We would like to thank Bob Yearham and his staff for a wonderful evening at the pool side of the D’Oreale Grande Hotel yesterday evening.  Celebrities, ...
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30 October 2008Emperors Ready To Run Cup is up for the taking!
BOOKMAKERS will be waiting until late on Friday before they price up on Saturday’s R1.25 million Emperors Ready To Run Cup over 1400m on Turffontein’s ...
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30 October 2008Pound-for-pound, Sunday’s Ready To Run is the best value Sale
THE secret behind Sunday 2 November’s Emperors Ready To Run Sale at the TBA Sales Complex, Gosforth Park, rests in the remarkable number of black-type ...
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23 October 2008R2R Sales draft has plenty of depth
THE two-year-olds, drafted into next week’s Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale to be held at the TBA Sales Complex, were put through their paces at ...
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15 October 2008Ready-To-Run Gallops at Summerhill Friday
15 OCTOBER 2008 Ready-To-Run Gallops at Summerhill Friday THE Summerhill Ready To Run breeze-up gallops will take place at Summerhill Stud on Friday, ...
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11 October 2008Ready to Run Gallops
Ready to Run Gallops Contact BSA for directions 011-825 1713 Summerhill Stud Mooi River Friday 17 October Commencing at 11h30 James Maree Eikenhof Saturday ...
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11 October 2008The World’s Richest Ready to Run Sales Race
WHEN the big day dawns on the 1 November, racegoers will wake up to the fact that they will be witnessing the richest Ready to Run sales race in the world ...
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23 September 2008South Africa Day at Newmarket
RACING South Africa, in conjunction with various sponsors, presented “South Africa Day’’ at Newmarket racecourse, UK, last Saturday, ...
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18 August 2008Emperors National Two Year Old Sale matches record levels and BSA are delighted
WHEN the curtain came down on the 2008 Emperors National Two Year Old Sale at Gosforth Park on Sunday night, there were many happy faces at the TBA Sales ...
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12 August 2008Quality and value on offer at this weekend’s Emperors National Two-Year-Old Sale
Quality and value on offer at this weekend’s Emperors National Two-Year-Old Sale “JJ The Jet Plane is yet another example of the value and ...
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6 August 2008Tribute to Wilfred Koster
Wilfred Koster passed away on Sunday 3rd August after a long and courageous battle against the ravages of cancer. Throughout these years enduring various ...
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29 July 2008Coming soon: The “lucky’’ Sale at which JJ The Jet Plane fetched only R70 000!
THE annual Emperors Palace National Two Year Old Sale is known for producing top performers like clockwork. The 2008 renewal, due for Saturday, 16 August, ...
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7 July 2008Des Egdes pays R275 000 for Modern Day colt at Sibaya
TRAINER Desmond Egdes paid top price of R275 000 for Clear As Day Light, a colt by Modern Day, on the first day of the 2008 Sibaya Yearling Sale held at ...
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7 July 2008National Emblem rules the roost at Sibaya for the second year running
A daughter of Klawervlei stallion National Emblem fetched top price for the second year running at the Sibaya Yearling Sale which drew to a close at the ...
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7 July 2008Nicholas family offers 63 lots at Hallmark Dispersal Sale
BRUCE and Anne Nicholas of Hallmark Thoroughbreds have sold their farm in Mooi River and will be selling their thoroughbred bloodstock at a Dispersal Sale ...
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26 June 2008Progeny of top sires will be readily accessible at Sibaya Yearling Sale
VETERAN racing scribe David Mollett believes that buyers could pick up potential stars at good prices when auctioneers Andrew Miller and Mike Killassy ...
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13 June 2008Altus Joubert hosts a wonderful evening of classical music
After welcome drinks at Riethuiskraal Farm in Stilbaai, a chilly Saturday evening, potential buyers were treated to a Classical concert at the picturesque ...
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13 June 2008Sibaya Sales Catalogue is launched
THE 2008 Sibaya Yearling Sale Catalogue was launched at a luncheon held at the Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom in Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal ...
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2 June 2008Press Release Correction
Refer Riethuiskraal Dispersal, Release #1 dated 29 May, 2008 Contrary to the Press Release dated 29 May, 2008 the Fillies-In-Training are NOT sold with ...
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30 May 2008Riethuiskraal offers 82 quality lots at no-reserve dispersal sale
RIETHUISKRAAL will be dispersing of 46 top quality broodmares, 8 fillies in training and 28 weanlings at a Sale to be conducted under the auspices of BloodStock ...
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19 May 2008Ramsden pays R525 000 for Jallad colt at GrandWest Sale
TRAINER Joey Ramsden paid the top price of R525 000 for a colt by Jallad from the mare Frozen Orange at the GrandWest Yearling Sale, which drew to a close ...
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16 May 2008Top broodmare sires are represented at GrandWest Mare and Weaning Sale
MARES by South Africa’s 10 leading broodmare sires are among the 241 Lots on offer at the GrandWest Mare and Weanling Sale to be conducted at the ...
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15 May 2008GrandWest Sale boasts yearlings from a formidable band of stallions
THIS year’s two-day GrandWest Yearling Sale, held under the auspices of BloodStock South Africa, boasts 291 entries that will go under the hammer ...
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11 May 2008Cape Yearling Sale returns to refurbished GrandWest Casino
GRANDWEST Casino and Entertainment World is in the midst of preparing for next week’s GrandWest Yearling Sale which returns to the Grand Sales Arena ...
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29 April 2008Charity Turf Challenge 2008
This exciting venture forms part of the Racing South Africa 2008 Thoroughbred Expo to be held from 31 July to 2 August 2008 at Greyville Racecourse Download  ...
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8 April 2008 Buyers praise quality of bloodstock
“THIS is the best value thoroughbred sale in the world,’’ said Team Valor International’s Barry Irwin after the hammer came down ...
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7 April 2008Emperor’s Palace NYS maintains exceptional highs
THE buoyant start to the 2008 Emperor’s Palace National Yearling Sale at Gosforth Park on Friday, continued on Sunday when six yearlings were sold ...
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5 April 2008Breathtaking start to 2008 Emperor’s National Yearling Sale
THE 90-strong Select Session that heralded the start of the 2008 Emperor’s National Yearling Sale at Gosforth Park on Friday yielded a breathtaking ...
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5 April 2008David Allan bought Royal Academy filly for R3 million
David Allan of AllanBloodlines bought Royal Academy filly Romanesque for R3 million
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3 April 2008The Emperors Palace NYS Welcome Cocktail Party
The Emperors Palace NYS Welcome Cocktail Party was held at D'Oreale Grande on Wednesday, 2nd April. Herman Brown Jnr and Snr pictured with Dr & ...
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3 April 2008The BloodStock SA 2008 Invitational Golf Tournament
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3 April 2008Thank you to Betty for a wonderful Golf Day – superbly organized

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31 March 2008CURLIN CROWNED WHILE SOUTH AFRICA SHINES
America’s Champion Curlin (Smart Strike) put his rivals to the sword with an emphatic win in the Gr.1 Dubai World Cup. Such was the authority of ...
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27 March 2008Chairman of the Selection Panel promoting our NYS wares

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27 March 2008Outgoing SA handicapper Mike Wanklin ...
Outgoing SA handicapper Mike Wanklin and veteran UK racing scribe Howard Wright from the UK, seen at Dubai's Breakfast with the Stars, are impressed ...
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26 March 2008Last Rich Man’s Gold’s progeny on offer at Emperor’s NYS
Last Rich Man’s Gold’s progeny on offer at Emperor’s National Yearling Sale THE last progeny of deceased stallion Rich Man’s Gold ...
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18 March 2008Choice lots by leading International Stallions at Emperor’s NYS
A total of 39 yearlings sired by foreign-based sires will pass through the sales ring during the course of the 2008 Emperor’s Palace National Yearling ...
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13 March 2008Team Valor has its eye on fillies at the Emperor’s Palace NYS
TEAM Valor International’s Barry Irwin, one of the main protagonists in the South African racing industry’s emergence in the international ...
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10 March 2008Breeders are excited about the prospects
Breeders are excited about the prospects of their first-season stallions   THERE should be a degree of forgiveness for breeders who wax overly ...
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26 February 2008Emperor’s Palace NYS graduates invited to Dubai World Cup
Three graduates from Emperor’s Palace National Yearling Sale are invited to Dubai World Cup meeting THE Dubai World Cup Committee at the weekend ...
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20 February 2008Strong catalogue promises big results for Emperors Palace NYS
THE 2008 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale is around the corner and there is every chance that last year’s record-breaking results can be bettered ...
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28 January 2008Sales commission, additional sale & foal levy
During the past year the cash reserves of the TBA have reached satisfactory levels.  This enabled the TBA to assist breeders, especially at the lower ...
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