News Archive - 2009
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15 December 2009BloodStock SA Cape Guineas
BloodStock SA would like to extend our best wishes to all the Owners, Trainers, Breeders and Jockeys Final Field: CAPTAIN'S SECRET BOLD ...
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9 December 2009Bloodstock SA appoints new marketing manager
In order to further strengthen the marketing and sales team at BloodStock S.A., Eamonn Cullen from Ireland has been appointed as the new Marketing Manager ...
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26 November 2009KINGDOM COME TOPS THE LIST OF ENTRIES FOR SUMMER MIXED SALE
KINGDOM COME, third to Argonaut in the Grade 1 Premiers Champion Stakes as a two-year-old and a contender for several classic and major races since, is ...
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9 November 2009Ready To Run Sale results are again impressive and pleasing to all
THE 2009 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale ended on a high note at the TBA Sales Complex, Gosforth Park, on Sunday night when last year’s phenomenal ...
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8 November 2009Lot 100 – UTHAWINI (AUS) – R2.1-million

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8 November 2009Lot 89 – EMAKHAYA (AUS) – R900,000

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8 November 2009LOT 78 – EMPEROR AUGUSTUS – R800,000

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8 November 2009LOT 114 – IGUGU (AUS) – R1-million bought by Andre MacDonald

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8 November 2009LOT 114 – IGUGU (AUS) – R1-million bought by Andre MacDonald

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3 November 2009Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale will crown a riveting weekend
ONE of the most riveting racing weekends on the South African Calendar will culminate in Sunday’s Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale at the TBA Sales ...
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21 October 2009Successful ‘Breezing’ weekend gives good pointers to 2009 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale
THE seven-man panel at  Summerhill Stud to view last Friday’s ‘breezing’ at the Mooi River Farm were somewhat divided in their individual ...
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21 October 2009Emperors Palace Ready to Run Cup 2009
R1.5-million Stake paid to 10th place And the opportunity to be presented the trophy pictured above Saturday 7th November at Turffontein Entries ...
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14 October 2009The build-up starts to SA’s fastest-growing thoroughbred sale!
NO other thoroughbred sale in South Africa has grown in stature at quite the same rate as the Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale, due for 8 November at ...
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16 August 2009Ascot Stud Colt Top Lot on Day Two
ASCOT STUD’s Tiger Ridge Colt Lot 179 Hollywood Ridge was the top lot and purchased by the Laird Racing Stable for R550,000 on Day Two  of the ...
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16 August 2009Emperors Palace National Two-Year-Old Sale results exceed all expectations
CHAMPION trainer Charles Laird and Singapore-bound Basil Marcus both purchased “exactly what they came for’’ at the three-day Emperors ...
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15 August 2009Zaki secures the top lots at Emperors National Two-Year-Old Sale and figures are up
TRAINER Dominic Zaki and his patrons were the keenest buyers on Friday evening during a surprisingly lively first session of the Emperors National Two-Year-Old ...
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7 August 2009A full-sister to Big City Life is one of many plums at Emperors Palace National Two-Year-Old Sal
SOUTH Africa’s major vendors and all the top sires will be represented at the Emperors Palace National Two-Year-Old Sale, a three-day event at the ...
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5 August 2009Three-day sale has a long roll of honour and realistic prices
THERE is a belief that deceased stallions often produce champions from their remaining crops. The progeny of Victory Moon, who sadly died at Maine Chance ...
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29 July 2009The South African Racing Factbook
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25 July 2009Lot 103

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13 July 2009Sibaya Yearling Sale holds its own
The increasingly popular Sibaya Yearling Sale kept the buyers and auctioneers on their toes during the 2 days of selling at Sibaya Casino recently.  ...
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3 July 2009Kahal colt fetches R240 000 on first day of Sibaya Sale
CHAD Cooke’s Intercontinental Bloodstock paid the top price of R240,000 for a son of Kahal on the first day of the 2009 Sibaya Yearling Sale being ...
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18 June 2009Sibaya Sale heralds SA’s greatest week of racing
THE Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom near Umhlanga Rocks has in recent years become synonymous with the festivities that take place in Durban during ...
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3 June 2009Sibaya Yearling Sale Preview
Notwithstanding the fact that it precedes the high-profile Durban July race meeting, BloodStock SA’s Sibaya Yearling sale isn't glamorous. It comes ...
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5 May 2009Ambiance Stud will disperse its bloodstock on 20 May
Dr. Marianne Thomson of Ambiance Stud near Worcester has decided to retire from the breeding industry after 16 successful years.  Bloodstock on the ...
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7 April 2009Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale yields a pleasing outcome
ALTHOUGH the provisional three-day aggregate of  R152,12 million recorded at the end of  the 2009 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale on Monday ...
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6 April 2009National Sale steadies after buoyant buying at Sunday session
THE optimistic spirit prevalent among buyers at Friday night’s first session of the 2009 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale carried forward into ...
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5 April 2009Friday results at National Yearling Sale in line with expectations
WHILE there was an impressive turnout of buyers on the first night of the 2009 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale at the TBA Sales Complex, Gosforth ...
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2 April 2009Old-timer Thomas Zulu gets Achievement Award
THOMAS ZULU (69), will be receiving the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA) Long Service Award at the start of the second day of the 2009 Emperors ...
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31 March 2009A mouthwatering draft at 2009 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale
WHILE the bearing of the prevailing economic conditions on the outcome of this weekend’s 2009 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale has been the ...
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17 March 2009Astute buyers have a great opportunity at Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale
WHEN the curtain came down on the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale of 2008, Team Valor International’s Barry Irwin described the annual Gosforth ...
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11 March 2009Return of the King

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23 February 2009A First Glance of Yearlings on Offer……
The countdown to the 2009 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale has begun and BloodStock SA will be more than hopeful that the local market remains strong ...
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9 February 2009GrandWest Sale reaches a pleasing R12 million aggregate
THE aggregate of R12 million recorded at Sunday’s GrandWest Yearling Sale in Cape Town was down 9% on last year’s R13,217 million, but Bloodstock ...
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4 February 2009A Champion to suit every Pocket!
THE illustrious Pocket Power was sold for only R190 000 at the equivalent of BSA’s GrandWest Yearling Sale in 2004 and buyers at this Sunday’s ...
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28 January 2009GrandWest Sale is moved forward and promises lively bidding
THE 2009 BloodStock SA GrandWest Sale has been trimmed to a single day for yearlings and one for mares, as opposed to 2007 when the sale opened with a ...
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26 January 2009Sundays BSA Horses-in-Training Sale will be a
BLOODSTOCK SA’s 2009 Summer Horses-in-Training Sale on Sunday 25 January is headed by 21 entries from John and Dianne Spence’s Kopjeskraal ...
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14 January 2009KOPJESKRAAL SUPPORTS BSA SUMMER MIXED SALE
The catalogue for the Summer Mixed Sale, to be held on Sunday, 25 January 2009 is headed by 21 entries from Kopjeskraal Thoroughbred Stud. Kopjeskraal ...
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6 January 2009BLOODSTOCK SA CAPE GUINEAS
GRADE 1, R1-million, 1600m, KENILWORTH SATURDAY 20 DECEMBER 2008 A crack field of 16 three year olds has accepted for this year’s running ...
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