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30 December 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR ANSWER
Clifton Stud’s promising young stallion, A P Answer, had his second first crop winner, when First Answer ran out an impressive debut winner of a ...
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30 December 2013DOUBLE FOR ARROW
Summerhill Stud’s well performed stallion, A P Arrow, enjoyed a cracking double over the last weekend. His daughter, Coby, won a good race at ...
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22 December 2013GOLDEN GUINEAS WIN FOR BSA GRADUATE
It was a Bloodstock South Africa 1-2-4-5 finish in Saturday’s Gr1 Grand Parade Cape Guineas. BSA graduates Elusive Gold, Captain America, Forest ...
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18 December 2013FIRST RUNNER A WINNER FOR ANSWER
Clifton Stud’s beautifully bred young sire, A P Answer, has made the perfect start to his stud career. His very first runner, Snow Call, is a winner ...
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17 December 2013MASTER OF THE TURF
The Bloodstock South Africa bought, Master Of My Fate, stamped himself as a top contender for the 2014 Gr1 J&B Met, with a convincing victory in Saturday’s ...
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11 December 2013STAR BSA BUY BREAKS THROUGH IN HONG KONG
Former Bloodstock South Africa purchase Potent Power, who currently races by the name of  Rocket Let Win, scored the first Hong Kong victory of his ...
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10 December 2013SON OF KAHAL SALUTES IN SINGAPORE
BSA buy Coronet Peak has done South Africa proud in Singapore. The 6yo gelding scored his fourth win in Singapore last Friday when successful in the Kranji ...
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9 December 2013TWO OUT OF TWO FOR ROCK
Exciting young sire, Seventh Rock, has made a superb start to his stud career. Not only did Seventh Rock’s very first runner, Captain Rock, make ...
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5 December 2013NYS GRADUATE SHOWS HIS CLASS
Former Bloodstock South Africa buy, Forest Indigo, showed his class when thrashing his opponents at Kenilworth on Wednesday afternoon. The 3yo colt stamped ...
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5 December 2013FIRST WINNER FOR DANEHILL SON
Hemel ‘N Aarde’s well bred stallion, Meteor Shower, was represented by his first winner at the Vaal on Thursday afternoon. His 3yo daughter, ...
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3 December 2013Bloodstock South Africa Newsletter December 2013 Edition 7:
The  fabulous year we have had: It is hard to believe that 2013 is nearly a thing of the past, amazing how time flies when you are having fun. ...
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2 December 20131-3-5 FOR BSA GRADS IN SUMMER CUP
Bloodstock South Africa graduates dominated the finish of the 2013 Gr1 Sansui Summer Cup. The 1-3-5 finishers in this R2 000 000 feature were all purchased ...
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28 November 2013IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WIN FOR NYS BUY
Futura, a R500 000 purchase at the 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, made a winning debut at Kenilworth for the red-hot Brett Crawford/Glen ...
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25 November 2013BSA GRAD SHINES AT STUD
Former Horse of the Year Dynasty, a graduate of the 2001 National Sale, has long been regarded as one of South Africa’s best sires. The champion ...
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25 November 2013BSA BUYS SHINE IN CAPE FEATURES
Saturday’s Kenilworth race meeting saw no fewer than five feature races run, worth a cool R3 325 000 in prize money. This rich race meeting proved ...
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21 November 2013FIRST RUNNER A WINNER FOR ROCK
Klawervlei’s exciting young stallion Seventh Rock made the best possible start to his stud career when his very first runner won South Africa’s ...
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20 November 2013BSA STARS COMPETE FOR R2 000 000 RACE
No fewer than 13 former Bloodstock South Africa graduates are set to take part in the Gr1 Sansui Summer Cup.  This R2 000 000 showpiece race is set ...
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20 November 2013ANOTHER CLASSY WINNER FROM 2012NYS
The long list of talented winners to have been sold at the 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale continues to grow. The Weiho Marwing trained Bold ...
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18 November 2013CLASSY NYS BUY SHINES IN R300 000 FEATURE
The Bloodstock South Africa graduate Tiger’s Retreat became the latest in a long line of stakes winners sold at the 2010 Emperors Palace National ...
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18 November 2013NYS BUY SHINES IN SINGAPORE
The Bloodstock South Africa sold Coronet Peak scored his third victory in Singapore on Friday. The gelding landed a class four handicap over 1100m at Kranji ...
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15 November 20136 Point Merit Rating Increase Reviewed
The Review Board has completed their deliberations, findings and recommendations on the 6 point Merit Rating increase. It found that whilst it was correct ...
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14 November 2013EXCITING ENTRIES FOR 2014 NATIONAL SALE
An exceptional and exciting group of thoroughbreds are amongst the early entries for the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. While last year’s ...
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14 November 2013NYS STARS ON SHOW IN SELANGOR
A number of graduates of the 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale will be in action in one of the Cape’s top classic trials – Saturday’s ...
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11 November 2013PRICEY MASTER SHINES AT KENILWORTH
Exciting colt, Master of My Fate, is the latest National Sale purchase to stamp himself a contender for feature race glory. The magnificent colt, who ...
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5 November 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR JET MASTER SON
Sorrento Stud’s Royal Air Force has made a promising start to his stud career, being represented by a number of promising winners – despite ...
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5 November 2013BSA GELDING SHINES IN SINGAPORE
Last season’s Champion South African sire Silvano had a smart winner in Singapore last Friday. His gelded son Takis won a class five handicap at ...
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3 November 2013SUNDAY SMASHERS AT THE 2013 RTR SALE
Following a wonderful day racing at Turffontein yesterday, the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale continues at Germiston this Sunday. The sale, which ...
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3 November 2013DAY TWO OF 2013 RTR OFF TO A FLYER!
The second and final day of the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale got off to an absolute flyer at Germiston on Sunday. Two of the first three lots ...
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3 November 2013WELL BRED COLTS SIZZLE ON RTR SALE
Two colts, in the space of just four lots, fetched R1 600 000 and R1 400 000 respectively on the second day of the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. The ...
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3 November 2013ONE MILLION FOR CHAMP’S BROTHER
A half-brother to last season’s Equus Champion 3YO Colt, Vercingetorix, fetched an even R1 000 000 on the final day of the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready ...
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3 November 20132013 READY TO RUN SALE CONCLUDES
The final day of trading of the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale took place on Sunday. There were mixed messages from the sale’s figures, but ...
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2 November 2013DAY ONE OF THE 2013 RTR A BUYERS MARKET
A tough day of trading came to an end on Friday at the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. The aggregate dropped from R20 585 000 in 2013 to R16 760 ...
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1 November 2013RTR SUPERSTAR GETS BACK TO WINNING WAYS
The Summerhill Stud bred Smanjemanje scored the sixth win of his illustrious career when running out a comfortable two length over 1800m at Turffontein ...
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1 November 20132013 RTR SALE OFF TO A FLYER
The 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale got off to an absolute flyer, when just four lots into the two day sale, a Western Winter colt fetched R1 200 ...
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1 November 2013ENCOSTA DE LAGO COLT TOPS DAY ONE
As the first day of trading at the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale drew to a close on Friday evening, a new sales topper emerged in the form of ...
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31 October 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR OUTSTANDING JUPOT
Last season’s Equus Outstanding Stallion, Judpot, had another winner from his impressive first crop, when the Shirluck Stud bred Skysign broke her ...
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31 October 2013TREMENDOUS START FOR BSA BUY AT STUD
Former Equus Champion Kildonan (himself a former Bloodstock South Africa buy), has made a bright and eye catching start to his stud career.  From ...
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28 October 2013RTR BUY WINS IN STYLE!
Ikimasu, a buy at last year’s Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale, looked promising when breaking her maiden in fine style at Turffontein on Saturday ...
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28 October 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR
The mighty Dylan Thomas was one of the very best sons of the great Danehill. Winner of six Group One races, Dylan Thomas, himself a half-brother to two ...
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25 October 2013KING KAHAL!
Bush Hill Stud’s resident stallion Kahal has long been one of South Africa’s shining stars at stud. The son of Machiavellian was recently ...
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25 October 2013VALE SOUTH AFRICA'S QUEEN OF THE TURF
Mrs Bridget Oppenheimer, the first lady of South African racing, has passed away following a short illness. She was 92. Bridget Oppenheimer, born Bridget ...
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25 October 2013RTR GRAD IN LINE FOR TOP HONOURS
The talented, and well performer, Admiral’s Eye is one of four nominees for the KZN Breeders Award of Outstanding Two Year Old Filly for 2013-2014. ...
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25 October 2013PROMISING SAIL MAKES HISTORY
Ascot Stud’s exciting young stallion, Sail From Seattle, recently made history when his gelded son, Sahvara, won the ever first polytrack race ever ...
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23 October 2013GLOBETROTTING ARCHI MAKES IMPRESSIVE START
Archipenko, a former globetrotting superstar for trainer Mike de Kock, has made a smart start to his stud career. The blue blooded son of Kingmambo, ...
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22 October 2013STILL TIME FOR A TILT
It’s getting tight, but if you’re a candidate with a ticket in a race this week, you’ve still got a shot at lining up for the Emperor’s ...
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21 October 2013FIRST WINNER FOR ARROW
Summerhill Stud’s beautifully bred and well performed young stallion, A.P. Arrow, recently got off the mark when Flight Check scored a facile victory ...
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18 October 2013IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WINNER FOR TIGER
Wilgerbosdrift’s successful resident sire, Tiger Ridge, had an impressive first out winner at the Vaal on Thursday. Park Ridge, a 3yo daughter of ...
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17 October 2013THE RTR SALE WHERE STARS EMERGE
The 2012 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale has already proved very successful in terms of uncovering winners and stakes horses. Already, no fewer than ...
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17 October 2013ANOTHER SMART WINNER FOR HORSE OF THE YEAR
One of the greatest racehorses bred in South Africa has become one of the country’s leading sires. Highlands Farm’s resident sire Dynasty is ...
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16 October 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR RECORD BREAKING SIRE
South African champion Jay Peg has made an excellent start to his stud career. The country’s all time leading money earner’s first crop continue ...
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16 October 2013IMPRESSIVE WIN FOR RTR BUY
Former Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sale graduate Sabre Tooth scored a convincing victory at Turffontein on Tuesday evening. Sent out a 15-20, Sabre ...
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15 October 2013LAGO LEAVES A LEGACY
Champion Australian sire Encosta De Lago has really made his mark on the South African racing industry. Not only is the son of Fairy King responsible for ...
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14 October 2013DOUBLE FOR SEATTLE
Ascot Stud’s exciting young stallion Sail From Seattle, who has two lots on offer at the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sale, has certainly made ...
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14 October 2013PICK OF THE POPS
There’s only one racehorse sale in the world that has the luxury of a panel of judges to share their thoughts with would-be customers on the best ...
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14 October 2013RTR POSTER GIRL GOES FOR ASCOT GLORY
The Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale has become a sale synomous with producing top-class racehorses. From horses like Pierre Jourdan and Winning Leap, ...
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14 October 2013PROMISING ASHAAWES WELL REPRESENTED ON RTR SALE
Sandown Stud’s well bred stallion, Ashaawes, has made a fine start to his stud career. From his first crop, Ashaawes has come up with a number ...
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11 October 2013CRACKING DOUBLE FOR KAHAL
One of South Africa’s leading sires, Kahal, has been in tremendous form recently. Not a week goes by without Kahal been represented by a handful ...
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11 October 2013SENSATIONAL ROCK REPRESENTED ON RTR SALE
One of the world’s premier stallions, Rock Of Gibraltar, will be represented on the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sale. An exceptional racehorse ...
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10 October 2013READY TO RUN PRESS RELEASE
Each horse is eligible for the world’s richest Ready To Run Sales race, the Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup, with a 2013 stake of R3million, ...
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10 October 2013WORLD SENSATION REPRESENTED AT 2013 RTR
One of the world’s most exciting, and popular, young stallions will be represented at the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. An unbeaten juvenile ...
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8 October 2013TREBLE FOR WINDRUSH
Highlands Farm’s resident sire, Windrush, had a treble of winners on Monday at Flamingo Park. His daughter Regal Breeze annihilated her opponents ...
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7 October 2013Bloodstock South Africa Newsletter October 2013 Edition 5:
International Success for BSA grads: Soft Falling Rain, a former Bloodstock South Africa buy, put up a world class performance to trounce a high-class ...
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7 October 2013DOUBLE FOR PROMISING ARGONAUT
Former Equus Champion 2yo colt Argonaut had a smart double over the past weekend. Argonaut’s stock have been gaining momentum in recent weeks, and ...
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7 October 2013DOUBLE FOR SILENCE SON
Summerhill Stud’s beautifully bred young sire Admire Main has really come to the fore in recent weeks. South Africa’s only son of Sunday Silence ...
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7 October 2013CRACKING BACKWORTH TREBLE
The Backworth Stud has enjoyed a cracking start to the 2013-2014 season. The farm who have been loyal and stalwart Bloodstock South Africa supporters over ...
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7 October 2013CLASSY BSA STARS SHOW THEIR CLASS
It was a weekend when pricey Bloodstock South Africa bought horses truly stole the spotlight in South Africa’s top feature races. Of the four graded ...
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4 October 2013RTR TIES TO EQUUS CHAMPS
The 2013 Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sale has a number of well related thoroughbreds on sale, with strong ties to last season’s Equus Award winners. Among ...
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3 October 2013ANOTHER BSA SHOWS STAR POTENTIAL
Graduates of the 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale have been firing on all cylinders lately, and the latest horse to have emerged from the sale ...
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3 October 2013TRIPPI CONTINUES TO FIRE
Leading sire Trippi has been enjoying plenty of success recently. Following a double at Durbanville recently with his fillies Diva’s Daughter and ...
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1 October 2013A WINTER LEGACY AT THE 2013 RTR SALE
The influence of the late, great Western Winter should be strongly felt at the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sale. The former champion sire recently ...
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1 October 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR MAIN
Summerhill Stud’s beautifully bred young stallion, Admire Main, had another winner from his first local crop when the Lucky Houdalakis trained, Barefoot ...
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30 September 2013GREAT WEEKEND FOR LEADING SIRE
This past weekend was a hugely successful one for one of South Africa’s leading sires – Kahal. The Bush Hill Stud resident was represented ...
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30 September 2013BSA CHAMPION GIVES WORLD CLASS PERFORMANCE
Soft Falling Rain, a former Bloodstock South Africa buy, put up a world class performance to trounce a high-class field by three and a half lengths in ...
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30 September 2013EXCITING UPDATES FOR RTR LOTS
There have been several exciting updates for some of the well bred youngsters selling at the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale on November 1st and ...
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30 September 2013RTR GRADS SHINE ON EMERALD CUP DAY
Former Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sales graduates truly shone last Saturday at the rich Emerald Cup race meeting. Star filly Arcetri Pink made a winning ...
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26 September 2013EMPERORS PALACE READY TO RUN SALES WRITE UP
Bloodstock South Africa are proud to announce a world-class catalogue for the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sale. The sale is set to take place at ...
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26 September 2013ANOTHER NYS BSA BUY SHOWS HIS CLASS
Former Bloodstock South Africa purchase, Power King, stamped himself as a horse to follow when maintaining his unbeaten record at Durbanville on Wednesday ...
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25 September 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR SUNDAY SILENCE SON
Summerhill Stud’s promising young sire Admire Main had another first crop winner when Sensei won at Clairwood Park on Tuesday. Sensei was a R110 ...
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23 September 2013BSA BUY SCORES IN SINGAPORE
Bloodstock South Africa bought horses have built up an impressive record overseas. A number have done particularly well in Singapore. The latest BSA bought ...
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23 September 2013RTR BUY IMPRESSES AT TURFFONTEIN
Wild Ash, a purchase at the 2012 Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sale, stamped herself as a potential Oaks filly when scoring a smart win at Turffontein on ...
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18 September 2013AWESOME HATRICK FOR SEATTLE
Ascot Stud’s superbly bred young stallion, Sail From Seattle, was represented by a remarkable hatrick of winners at Durbanville on Wednesday afternoon.  ...
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16 September 2013RTR CANDIDATE SHOWS HER CLASS
Winter Star, currently third on the log for the 2013 Emperors Palace R3 000 000 Ready to Run Cup, scored an emphatic win at Turffontein on Saturday afternoon. Owned ...
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13 September 20132013 EMPERORS PALACE RTR CUP LOG
2013 Emperors Palace RTR Cup Log 1. The log is intended as a guide only. 2. The order has been determined by Merit Ratings (official and Provisional) 3. As ...
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13 September 2013PRICEY YEARLING BUY SHOWS HIS CLASS
The former Bloodstock South Africa buy, Master Of My Fate, is one of the most exciting and most talked about horses in South Africa currently. Trained ...
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12 September 2013CHAMPION SIRE DIES
The South African breeding industry recently lost one of its great stallions, when Lammerskraal Stud’s great sire Western Winter had to be euthanased ...
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9 September 2013BSA BUYS SHINE AT AWARDS EVENING
The East Cape Racing Awards evening, which took place at the RA’s Racing Awards Banquet at Fairview Racecourse on Saturday, proved a night to remember ...
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9 September 2013CERISE CHERRY STRIKES IN HONG KONG
Former Bloodstock South Africa buy, Cerise Cherry, won a HK$2 000 000 race at Sha Tin on Sunday.  This gelding has been a tremendous ambassador for ...
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2 September 2013BSA BUY SCORES IN SINGAPORE
The former Bloodstock South Africa buy, Coronet Peak, saluted in good style in Singapore on Sunday. It was a first win for the son of Kahal, who broke ...
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2 September 2013LOCAL BOYS MAKE GOOD AT STUD
South African bred stallions have been riding the crest of a wave in recent times. Following on the success of the legendary stallion Jet Master (champion ...
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30 August 2013Bloodstock South Africa Newsletter September 2013 Edition 4:
Bloodstock South Africa Newsletter September 2013 Edition 4: The Equus Awards: A glittering night was held at Emperors Palace to celebrate the Oscars ...
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22 August 2013DEATH OF TREVOR ARMITAGE
Trevor Amitage, the breeder of Beach Beauty, died yesterday in a hospital in the Volksrust area, after a long battle with leukaemia. Trevor had been in ...
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21 August 2013WHAT A SALE!
The 2013 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale ended on Friday evening on a real high. The aggregate, average, and median were all up well on last year’s ...
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17 August 2013BSA BUYS STAR IN WORLD CLASS FEATURES
No fewer than three former Bloodstock South Africa bought horses are set to run in some of the world’s top races over the coming days. On Saturday, ...
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16 August 2013DYNASTY COLT TOPS SALE
A handsome son of leading sire Dynasty currently tops the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. Consigned by Ambiance Stud, lot 243 was knocked to Dean ...
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16 August 2013LEGEND DAUGHTER FETCHES R450 000
A lovely daughter of the great European champion Yeats proved a smash hit with buyers at the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. Consigned by the Gary ...
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16 August 2013ONE MILLION FOR A SILVANO COLT
Lot 286 was the first juvenile to make the magic seven figure mark on day two of the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. Consigned by the Gary Player ...
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16 August 2013SILVANO SON MAKES R650 000
Silvano’s offspring have, understandably, proved popular at the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. Following a Silvano colt fetching R1 000 ...
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16 August 2013SILVANO DOMINATES
Progeny of South Africa’s outstanding sire Silvano have dominated proceedings at the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. Following a pair of ...
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15 August 2013SILVANO COLT KICKS OFF 2YO SALE
A son of the newly crowned champion sire Silvano fetched R400 000 in the early stages of the first day of the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. Consigned ...
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15 August 2013VAR COLT FETCHES R340 000
A son of leading sire Var proved one of the highlights in a slow period of trading during the first day of the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. Consigned ...
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15 August 2013SAIL FROM SEATTLE COLT MAKES WAVES
The offspring of promising young sire Sail From Seattle have proved popular on day one of the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. The Ascot Stud consigned ...
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15 August 2013AVERAGE UP ON DAY OF 2013 2YO SALE
There were some positive statistics to be taken out of proceedings on day one of the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. The aggregate rose by 11% ...
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14 August 20132YO SALE GRAD LINES UP IN ARLINGTON MILLION
Former Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale graduate, The Apache is set to line up in one of the world’s great races on Saturday. The son of Mogok is ...
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12 August 2013DOUBLE FOR TIGER RIDGE
Wilgerbosdrift’s highly successful resident stallion, Tiger Ridge, had an impressive double at Turffontein on Saturday. His son, Capricorn Ridge, ...
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8 August 2013Vision and Value (Courtesy of Sporting Post)
2013 National 2yo Sale -   Thursday 15 August at  13h00 -   Friday 16 August at 13h00 -   at the TBA Sales Complex, ...
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8 August 2013Wilgerbosdrift Stud announces Equinome Speed Gene types for stallions
Equinome is delighted to announce the Equinome Speed Gene Test genetic types of the stallions from the prestigious Wilgerbosdrift Stud in South Africa. ...
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7 August 2013SMART DEBUT WINNER FOR UNDERRATED SIRE
One of South Africa’s most underrated stallions Announce had an eye catching debut winner at Turffontein on Sunday. The Saint, bred by David Southey, ...
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7 August 2013OUTSTANDING YOUNG SIRES WELL REPRESENTED ON 2YO SALE
Two of South Africa’s most exciting young sires, Antonius Pius and Judpot, are strongly represented on the 2013 Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale. Antonius ...
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2 August 2013IN FORM SIRE WELL REPRESENTED ON 2YO SALE
Maine Chance Farms’ resident stallion Black Minnaloushe has been in tremendous form over the past few weeks. His progeny have been finding the winners ...
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1 August 2013FIRST OF A LEGEND ON SALE IN SA
The Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale represents a rare opportunity for South African buyers to acquire a juvenile by one of Europe’s best loved ...
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29 July 2013ANOTHER GREAT AD FOR 2YO SALE
The top-class Singaporean based performer Flax, a former Bloodstock South Africa buy, won the G2 Chairman’s Trophy at Kranji on Sunday. His victory ...
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29 July 2013JUDPOT DAZZLES
Outstanding young sire Judpot had a double over the weekend – and went very close to recording a remarkable first crop Grade One double at Greyville ...
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25 July 2013FLUENT WIN FOR PRICEY BSA BUY
Master Of My Fate, a R3 000 000 purchase at the 2011 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, showed his class in no uncertain terms at Clairwood Park on ...
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25 July 2013BSA STARS LINE UP IN STAYING SHOWPIECE
Saturday sees the running of South Africa’s greatest staying race, the Gr1 Gold Cup. This R1 250 000 contest, to be run at Greyville over 3200m, ...
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25 July 2013EYE CATCHING WINNER FOR REBEL KING
Promising first season sire, Rebel King, had a smart looking debut winner, when Milynne won by three lengths at the Vaal on Thursday afternoon. The Gary ...
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25 July 2013LEADING SIRE OF GR1 WINNERS REPRESENTED ON SALE
Maine Chance Farms’ record breaking stallion, Silvano, has had a truly sensational season. Represented by five individual local Grade One winners ...
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24 July 2013BSA BUY TOP RATED SA BRED HORSE IN WORLD
Former Bloodstock South Africa buy Shea Shea has been assigned the joint top rating for a South African bred horse in the world. The champion has been ...
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23 July 2013FORMER 2YO SALE STAR LINES UP IN TOP UK FEATURE
The Apache, one of best bargain buys ever bought at the Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale, could make his next start in the G2 Sky Bet York Stakes, a race ...
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22 July 2013BSA BUYS SHINE IN CAPE AWARDS
There are a large number of former Bloodstock South African buys nominated for the Cape Breeders Awards. These awards will be presented at a ceremony at ...
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22 July 2013LADIES DAY AT KENILWORTH RACECOURSE
It is time for the women of the world to be spoilt with a glorious afternoon out at Kenilworth Racecourse on Ladies Day! This festive occasion in aid ...
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17 July 2013IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WIN FOR 2YO SALE SIBLING
Flying Comfort, who made an eye catching winning debut at Durbanville on Tuesday, provided a boost to the pedigree of one of the well bred lots coming ...
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17 July 2013IMPRESSIVE WINNER FOR JUDPOT
Sweetwater made a winning debut for Mrs Bridget Oppenheimer and trainer Alec Laird when winning a shade cosily at Scottsville on Wednesday afternoon. She ...
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16 July 2013The Thrill of Owning a Racehorse - from a newbies perspective(courteousy of African Betting Cla
I got introduced to the horseracing game a year and a half ago. I became friends with this nice guy, who turned out to be a trainer of racehorses. Growing ...
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16 July 2013CHAMPION RETIRED TO DRAKENSTEIN
What A Winter, one of South Africa’s top sprinters in the modern era, has been retired to Drakenstein Stud. He will stand his initial season for ...
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15 July 2013STAR BSA BUY DOWNS SPRINT CHAMPION
Former Bloodstock South Africa purchase, All Is Secret, caused one of the shocks of the season when accounting for multiple sprint champion What A Winter ...
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15 July 2013FIRST WINNER FOR KILDONAN
Former Equus Champion Kildonan became the latest young sire to get off the mark, when his promising son, Tribute to Kylie, won his first race at Clairwood ...
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15 July 2013ANTONIUS SHINES TOP JUVENILE CONTEST
Bargain BSA buy Antonius Du Bois confirmed his status as one of South Africa’s most promising juveniles, with an sparkling victory in PE’s ...
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12 July 2013THE 2013 EMPERORS PALACE NATIONAL 2YO SALE
The Emperors Palace National 2yo Sale is a sale which consistently produces outstanding racehorses. This sale has a proven track record for unearthing ...
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12 July 2013BLOODSTOCK REMAINS IN FAVOUR WITH INVESTORS
By David Mollett, Racing Editor A buyer's comment at the National Yearling Sales in April has proved prophetic. He said: "I'd rather be in bloodstock ...
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12 July 2013Bloodstock South Africa Newsletter July 2013 Edition 2:
Bloodstock South Africa Graduates shine at The Vodacom Durban July: The fairytale of racing was no better served last weekend at the Vodacom Durban July ...
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11 July 2013INCREASES ALL ROUND AT KZN SALE
The 2013 KZN Yearling Sale ended with both the aggregate and average price well up on last year’s results. The two day sale ended with aggregate ...
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11 July 2013BSA BUY CREATES HISTORY IN JULY
Heavy Metal continued the great record that Bloodstock South Africa graduates have enjoyed in the Vodacom Durban July, when he scored an impressive victory ...
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11 July 2013BSA GRADUATES SHINE ON JULY DAY
Bloodstock South Africa sold horses dominated proceedings at the recent Vodacom Durban July race meeting. BSA buys won no fewer than four graded features ...
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11 July 2013ACE ANTONIUS WINS INAUGRAL MILLION
The promising juvenile Ace Antonius won the inaugural running of the KZN Yearling Sale Million (Non Black Type). The race, open to all graduates of the ...
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5 July 2013VAR COLT POPULAR ON DAY TWO
A Var colt proved popular on day two of the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale. After a sluggish start, lot 181 was knocked down for R350 000 to top trainer Dennis ...
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5 July 2013MOGOK COLT TOPS FINAL SESSION
A magnificent looking Mogok colt fetched R400 000 at the final session of the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale. Consigned by the Scott Bros  -Highdown Stud, ...
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4 July 2013SOLID START TO KZN SALE
Proceedings got off to a solid start at the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale this Thursday afternoon. The first 20 lots saw four lots fetch R200 000 plus. The ...
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4 July 2013JET MASTER FILLY SHINES AT KZN SALE
A daughter of Jet Master, the only in the catalogue, proved popular on day one of the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale. Consigned by Boland Stud, the unnamed ...
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4 July 2013WINDRUSH FILLY SELLS FOR R425 000
An attractive, athletic daughter of Highlands Farm’s resident sire Windrush was knocked down for R425 000 in the final stages of the first day of ...
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4 July 2013DAY ONE OF KZN SALE HUGE SUCCESS
The first day of the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale ended on a hugely positive note. Owing to a number of factors, the sale’s first session ended with the ...
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1 July 2013EXCITING FIRST CROP SIRES REPRESENTED ON KZN SALE
There are a number of exceptionally well performed, and blue blooded young sires with their first yearlings on offer at the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale. No ...
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28 June 2013KZN YEARLING RELATIVE JOINS HALL OF FAME!
One of the numerous choicely bred yearlings on the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale has a relative which has been voted into North America’s Horse Racing Hall ...
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27 June 2013PRICEY MASTER SHOWS HIS CLASS
The magnificent Master Of My Fate broke his maiden impressively at Scottsville on Wednesday afternoon. Making just his second lifetime start, the handsome ...
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25 June 2013FINAL FIELD FOR KZN YEARLING SALE MILLION
Race-12  R 1,000,000  1300m  19:50    KZN YEARLING SALE MILLION (Non-Black Type)                                                          ...
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25 June 2013DOUBLE FOR KZN SALES GRADS
Graduates of the 2012 KZN Yearling Sale scored a double on Monday. Remarkably, both winners cost just R10 000 at last year’s sale – underscoring ...
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25 June 2013BSA GRADS LINE UP FOR SPECTACULAR JULY
There are no fewer than 15  former Bloodstock South Africa graduates in the final field for the 2013 Vodacom Durban July – South Africa’s ...
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24 June 2013SILVANO SHINES YET AGAIN
Maine Chance Farms’ magnificent sire Silvano is having a truly unbelievable season. The son of Lomitas recently broke the all time record for a sires ...
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24 June 2013OAKS GLORY FOR RTR BUY!
Dylan’s Promise, impressive winner of Sunday’s Gr2 Betting World Oaks, is the latest star to have emerged from the 2011 Emperors Palace Ready ...
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24 June 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR ARGONAUT
Former Equus Champion 2yo colt Argonaut has made a bright start to his stud career. He was represented by another winner from his first crop of juveniles, ...
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20 June 2013JET MASTER YEARLING A STAR ATTRACTION
There are very few opportunities for buyers to acquire the stock of the late, great Jet Master. The greatest stallion ever bred in this country, Jet Master ...
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20 June 2013FIND THE BIG FIVE IN KZN!
Some outstanding sires are represented on this year’s KZN Yearling Sale. In fact, this strong looking catalogue includes yearlings by South Africa’s ...
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20 June 2013PIERRE JOURDAN RETIRES
One of the great fairy stories written on the South African turf came to a close today, when it was announced that Pierre Jourdan has been retired. A ...
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19 June 2013MORE GLORY FOR 2012 KZN SALES GRADS
Impressive debut winner, He’s A Nadoe and smart victor Authorice, are the latest buys off the 2012 KZN Yearling Sale to catch the eye. Bred by the ...
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19 June 2013PROMISING WINNERS FOR MULLINS
The exciting, and beautifully bred, Mullins Bay has been in tremendous form over the past few days. His 2yo Dover Beach stamped himself as a horse with ...
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14 June 2013EYE CATCHING DEBUT WINNER FOR ATSO
Atso, who stands at the Highdown Stud, is one of South Africa’s best bred sires. The son of Kingmambo had an impressive debut winner at Clairwood ...
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14 June 2013BSA KZN 2012 BUYS HIT THE SPOTLIGHT
There has been a number of high-class performers to have emerged from the 2012 BSA KZN Yearling Sale. Considering that a number of well bred youngsters ...
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13 June 2013LATEST LOG FOR KZN MILLION
TOP 16   1. Happy Valentine 2. Colour of Courage 3. Virgo's Babe 4. Princess Julietta 5. Ace Antonius 6. Jimmy Choo 7. Sunday Sun 8. Agatha ...
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13 June 2013UNBEATEN JUVENILE WINNER FOR BREEDERS CUP HERO
The Scott Bros’s resident stallion, Miesque’s Approval, had an eye catching debut winner at Clairwood Park on Wednesday afternoon. His juvenile ...
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12 June 2013INFORM TRIPPI WELL REPRESENTED AT KZN SALE
Drakenstein Stud’s Trippi has enjoyed a real purple patch of late. On Friday, his daughter Agra won the Listed Milkwood Stakes, and on Saturday he ...
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12 June 2013KZN Yearling Sale Million On 6th July For 2012 KZN Yearling Sale Graduates - Log 2
The first log for the KZN Yearling Sale Million race to be held on Vodacom Durban July day has been presented. The race, for a stake of R1-million, is ...
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12 June 2013HISTORIC KZN BUY WINS IMPRESSIVELY
Tiger Territory, the first yearling sold for R1 000 000 at a KZN Yearling Sale, broke his maiden at the Vaal on Tuesday. The son of Trippi won impressively ...
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10 June 2013BSA GRADUATES FOR JULY GLORY!
The build up to South Africa’s greatest horse race, the R3 500 000 Vodacom Durban July, is well and truly under way. Already, many of the leading ...
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5 June 2013POCKET POWER RELATIVE A STAND OUT!
There are not many yearlings around more closely related to the legendary Pocket Power, than lot 123 at the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale. Named Quest for Glory ...
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5 June 2013JUVENILE MILLION LOG
An exciting field is shaping up for the first ever Juvenile Million, a R1 000 000 which will be held at Greyville on July day, July 6th . All runners ...
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5 June 2013FIRST WINNER FOR CHAMPION ARGONAUT
Equus Champion Argonaut was represented by his first winner at Scottsville on Wednesday. Copybook, a R140 000 buy at the 2012 Emperors Palace National ...
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4 June 2013CEO Blog for Monday 3rd June
To get Black Friday over with…I apologise to everyone who received sms’s in error on Friday. Our database supplier had a technical glitch ...
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3 June 2013BSA BUYS SPARKLE IN GREYVILLE GR1 FEATURE
Saturday was one to remember for Bloodstock South Africa! The Gr1 Daily News 2000, one of the country’s top races for 3yos, was won by the former ...
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3 June 2013Derby winner's South African connection
The grand-dam of Saturday’s Investec Derby winner Ruler Of The World is a half-sister to the late great South African-based Champion stallion Al ...
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31 May 2013TOP-CLASS SIRES REPRESENTED ON KZN SALE
Some of the country’s very best stallions have yearlings on offer at the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale. These top sires, with a number of promising first ...
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31 May 2013RED HOT KAHAL WELL REPRESENTED AT KZN SALE
One of South Africa’s very top sires, Kahal, has been in devastating form this past week. Following up a quick double at the Vaal on Tuesday, the ...
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31 May 2013EXCITING CATALOGUE FOR 2013 KZN SALE
There is strength in depth for the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale, which will be held at the Suncoast Casino on the 4-5th of July. The catalogue features 291 ...
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29 May 2013DOUBLE FOR KZN’S TOP GUN
KZN’s leading sire Kahal was represented by a pair of winners at the Vaal on Tuesday afternoon. Daughter Miss K, bred by Summerhill Stud, won the ...
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29 May 2013BSA SUPERSTAR CONFIRMED FOR ASCOT G1
Former Bloodstock South Africa buy Soft Falling Rain has been confirmed a runner in one of Royal Ascot’s top sprints. The former Equus Champion is ...
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29 May 2013BSA STAR AIMS FOR ASCOT DOUBLE
Former Bloodstock SA buy, and South African superstar, Shea Shea is being aimed at an audacious Ascot double. His trainer, Mike de Kock, is planning to ...
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28 May 2013KZN GRADS SHINES IN MAJOR FEATURES
There have been a number of top-class graduates to have emerged from the 2012 KZN Yearling Sale. This group of horses includes an Award winning filly, ...
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27 May 2013LOCAL LEGEND OFF THE MARK
Drakenstein Stud Horse Chestnut was recently represented by not only the first, but the second, winner from his first local crop of 2yos. The son of Fort ...
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27 May 2013FIRST WINNER FOR SEUL AMOUR
The blue blooded stallion Seul Amour recently got off the mark with his first local winner. His impressive looking son Heart of a Lion looked a smart sort ...
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27 May 2013STING OPERATION TOPS MARE SALE
While last Thursday’s Cape Mare and Weanling Sale was marred by a number of last minute withdrawals (including Thunder Dance), there were still a ...
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27 May 2013BSA BUY STRIKES IN GR1 FEATURE
A former BSA buy, Happy Valentine, was one of the stars of the show at Scottsville’s big sprint race meeting on Saturday.  The Maine Chance ...
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20 May 2013BROODMARE SIRE STATISTICS FOR 2013 CAPE MARE AND WEANLING SALE
AL MUFTI (USA), (1985 – Stud 1990), Won 4 races (1200-2000m) inc, Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes, 2nd Rothmans July Hcp, Gr.1,  3rd St Simon S, Gp.3, ...
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14 May 2013CLASSY MARES HIGHLIGHT CAPE SALE
There is a great variety of fillies and mares on offer at the 2013 Cape Mare And Weanling Sale. The sale, which will be held at Kleinplasie on May 23rd, ...
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14 May 2013GITANO HERNANDO – A WORLD CLASS PERFORMER
Gitano Hernando, who finished his first season at stud last year, is one of the best performed racehorses ever to retire to South Africa. Standing at ...
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14 May 2013BANKABLE – GONE TOO SOON
The ill-fated Bankable was a tremendous racehorse, with a stellar pedigree to match. The son of Medicean, who stood at Summerhill prior to his untimely ...
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13 May 2013STAR BROODMARE SIRES REPRESENTED ON MARE SALE
Some of South Africa’s very finest broodmare sires will be represented by daughters at the 2013 Mare and Weanling Sale. The sale, set to take place ...
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9 May 2013SA STARS FOR BRITAIN’S TOP SPRINT
Three South African bred millionaires have been nominated to compete in one of Europe’s top sprint events – the Gp1 Darley July Cup. All of ...
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7 May 2013GUINEAS GLORY FOR BSA BUY
Former Bloodstock South Africa purchase Vercingetorix maintained his unbeaten record with a gallant victory in Saturday’s R600 000 Gr2 KRA Guineas ...
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7 May 2013BSA BUY TAKES HIGH WORLD RATING
Brilliant sprinter Shea Shea has been given a high rating by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities. The son of National Emblem was given ...
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30 April 2013BSA GRAD FLIES HIGH IN SINGAPORE
Former Bloodstock South Africa purchase Lizarre has really done South Africa proud since being exported to Singapore. On Sunday, the son of Jet Master ...
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28 April 2013R2 000 000 GLORY FOR BSA GRADUATE
Former BSA buy Heavy Metal scored the biggest win of his career, when victorious in Saturday’s R2 000 000 Gr1 President’s Champion Challenge. Bred ...
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28 April 2013DAY TWO OF NYS KICKS OFF
After a belated start, the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale got off to a good start. Just 17 lots into proceedings, a Dynasty colt fetched seven ...
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28 April 2013AUSSIE STRIKE AT NYS
Prices continued to be strong and consistent during the second day of trading at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. An Australian bred daughter ...
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28 April 2013FORT WOOD COLT FETCHES SEVEN FIGURES
A colt from the Ascot draft became the ninth yearling to fetch R1 000 000 plus when selling for R1 100 000 at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling ...
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28 April 2013FEVER SISTER ON FIRE AT 2013 NYS
A Captain Al filly became the tenth yearling to sell for seven figures at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Consigned by Daytona Stud, ...
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28 April 2013JAY PEG COLT HITS THE HEIGHTS
The latest yearling to sell for R1 000 000 at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale this Sunday was lot 461. A colt by promising young sire Jay ...
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28 April 2013THREE MILLION FOR TRIPPI COLT
As the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale drew to a close, prices remained good. Lot 503, a magnificent chestnut colt by Trippi was knocked down ...
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28 April 2013SALE ENDS WITH IMPROVED AGGREGATE, AVERAGE
Sunday evening saw the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale draw to a close. The two day sale, which started on Friday morning, ended with both ...
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27 April 2013NATIONAL SALE RESULTS
The first day of the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale ended on a high, with the aggregate, average and median prices all up from last. The sales ...
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26 April 2013GREY BABIES ON FIRE
Exciting young sire Greys Inn has enjoyed a fine season with his juveniles this year. The son of Zabeel had three runners in the recent Gr3 Pretty Polly ...
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26 April 2013JACKSON BROTHER KICKS OFF 2013 NATIONAL SALE
The 2013 Emperors Palace National Sale got off to a smart start on Friday morning. A full brother to multiple Gr1 winner Jackson (himself a former BSA ...
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26 April 2013FIRST WHITE HORSE THROUGH THE RING!
Rathmor Stud made history at the TBA complex on Friday when they sent Gran Blanco through the sales ring at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling ...
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26 April 2013DYNASTY COLTS PROVE POPULAR AT 2013NYS
Leading sire Dynasty is proving very popular with buyers on the first day of the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Two of his sons have fetched ...
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26 April 2013TELLINA BROTHER FETCHES R1 600 000
Prices continued to rise into the late afternoon session at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. There was plenty of hype surrounding lot ...
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26 April 2013MASTER COLT SOARS AT NATIONAL SALE
The first session of the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale saw a Jet Master colt fetch R3 400 000. The colt is currently the top priced lot at ...
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22 April 2013CLASSY BSA GRAD MAKES WINNING DEBUT
The blue blooded BSA buy, My Nephew Eric, made a winning debut at Kenilworth on Saturday. Victorious by nearly three lengths, My Nephew Eric looks a nice ...
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19 April 2013ANTONIUS PIUS FILLY WINS AGAIN
Highlands Farm’s promising young sire, Antonius Pius, is the sire of Friday’s impressive winner Yoshie. Bred by the Milkwood Stud, Yoshie ...
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18 April 2013THE LEGEND OF FORT WOOD
One of the most influential stallions to have stood at stud in South Africa over the past two decades is Fort Wood. Not only was the son of Sadler’s ...
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16 April 2013DEATH OF LEADING SA SIRE
Caesour, Varsfontein’s stalwart stallion, died on Monday. He was 23 years old. It was a further blow to local sire ranks, who have already lost ...
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15 April 2013SUPER SIRE REPRESENTED STRONGLY ON 2013NYS
Western Winter, whose offspring shone in the weekend’s feature races has a potent draft lined up for the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. His ...
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15 April 2013MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE
The legendary late sire Jet Master had a cracking weekend just past, when two of his daughters won feature races. Jet Master filly, Thunder Dance, got ...
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15 April 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR PIUS
Highlands Farm’s promising young sire, Antonius Pius, was represented by his sixth winner from his first local crop of 2yos when Warbash won at Turffontein ...
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12 April 2013SIBLINGS TO CURRENT STARS ON OFFER AT 2013 NYS
There is a large number of siblings to some of South Africa’s greatest racing stars on offer at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. ...
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12 April 2013RED HOT JUDPOT STRIKES AGAIN
Varsfontein Stud’s talented young stallion, Judpot, was represented by his fifth individual winner when Its Freezing made a winning debut on Friday. All ...
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12 April 2013SIBLINGS TO STARS ABOUND ON 2013 NYS
In what looks an exceptionally strong catalogue, a number of yearlings entered on the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale number G1 winners as ...
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11 April 2013SA BREDS EXCEL IN FEATURES
The NEW BSA Added Value Stakes Incentive now rewards ALL 76 feature races for 2 and 3 yo’s nationally. In the current season to date 31 of the 35 ...
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11 April 2013G1 MARES WELL REPRESENTED ON 2013 NYS
While the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale is strong on top stallions, there are also a number of top-class race mares with progeny on the sale. There ...
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9 April 2013FURTHER SUCCESS FOR REBEL KING
Leading young sire Rebel King had his fourth winner from his promising first crop of juveniles at Scottsville on Tuesday. The promising colt Spritzer justified ...
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9 April 2013FIRST LOCAL WINNER FOR ADMIRE MAIN
Summerhill Stud’s beautifully bred young sire, Admire Main, had his first South Africa winner on Tuesday afternoon. His daughter Admiral’s ...
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8 April 2013MORE SUCCESS FOR TALENTED FIRST SEASON SIRE
Varsfontein Stud’s resident sire Judpot has been one of the sensations of the season thus far. One of the country’s leading first crop sires, ...
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8 April 2013FEATURE GLORY FOR BSA GRADS
With the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale fast approaching, BSA grads are continuing to maintain a high profile. On Saturday, three of the ...
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8 April 2013MORE CLASS FROM CONSISTENT VAR
Avontuur’s resident stallion Var has been long regarded as one of South Africa’s top sources of speed and class. Not only has Var produced ...
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5 April 2013FIRST SEASON SIRES WELL REPRESENTED ON 2013NYS
There are some superbly credential first season sires represented on the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. They represent a great opportunity ...
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5 April 2013WINTER – A RED HOT SIRE
Lammerskraal’s resident stallion, Western Winter, has long been one of South Africa’s very best sires. The sire of 20 Gr1 winners to date, ...
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5 April 2013SAIL FROM SEATTLE DOMINATES STAKES
Ascot Stud’s exciting young stallion, Sail From Seattle, was represented by his first stakes winner on Friday. His talented 2yo son Seattle Storm ...
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4 April 2013ANOTHER FEATURE FOR LEGENDARY SIRE
The great Jet Master, who has been champion sire in South Africa six times, had his 47th individual stakes winner when daughter Halfway to Heaven won Saturday’s ...
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4 April 2013TELLINA SIBLING A STANDOUT!
While there are a large number of exceptionally well bred horses on offer at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, there is no doubt that lot ...
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3 April 2013DOUBLE FOR BREEDERS CUP WINNER
The exciting young sire, Miesque’s Approval, had a pair of smart winners yesterday. The former Breeders Cup Mile’s stakes placed daughter Preamble ...
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3 April 2013SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING 2YO SIRE WELL REPRESENTED
Former 2000 Guineas winner, King of Kings, is enjoying a purple patch with his juveniles this season. The son of Sadler’s Wells is currently atop ...
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3 April 2013PIUS STRIKES AGAIN
Highlands Farm’ s young sire Antonius Pius has made a sensational start to his local stud career. The hot young stallion had yet another winner at ...
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2 April 2013KAHAL ON FIRE!
One of South Africa’s top stallions, Kahal, has been in devastating form over the past few days. Last Tuesday, his offspring won both of the feature ...
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2 April 2013FIRST STAKES WINNER FOR JAY PEG
Outstanding racehorse, and South Africa’s all time leading money earner, Jay Peg was represented by his first stakes winner on Saturday. His talented ...
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2 April 2013FIRST WINNER FOR ROYAL AIR FORCE
Sorrento Stud’s resident stallion Royal Air Force was represented by his first winner at Kenilworth on Monday. Promising filly Chanel Five showed ...
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2 April 2013TREBLE FOR INN
Rosedene’s resident sire, Greys Inn, has been doing tremendously well of late with his progeny both in the sales ring and on the track. This past ...
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1 April 2013BSA SUPERSTARS SHINE IN DUBAI!
It was a case of two is better than one in Dubai’s rich World Cup meeting last Saturday. Two Bloodstock South Africa buys stamped themselves as world-class ...
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1 April 2013G1 DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADS
It truly was a Classic Day for Bloodstock South Africa at Turffontein on Saturday. Former BSA buys, Slumdogmillionaire and Love Struck, won the Gr1 H ...
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28 March 2013TOP INTERNATIONAL SIRES REPRESENTED ON NYS
There are some world-class stallions represented at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Such international sires as Archipenko, Dylan Thomas, ...
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28 March 2013ANOTHER WINNER FOR HOT YOUNG SIRE
Highlands Farm’s Antonius Pius’ good start to his stud career continued when Lavender Landscape made a winning debut at the Vaal on Thursday ...
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27 March 2013DOUBLE GLORY FOR OUTSTANDING KAHAL
Bush Hill Farm’s resident stallion Kahal had a tremendous day at the Vaal on Tuesday afternoon, when his progeny won both feature races. His Gr2 ...
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26 March 2013BSA GRADS FOR R2 000 000 FEATURE
There are no fewer than11 Bloodstock South Africa bought horses lining up in Saturday’s Gr1 SA Classic, the second leg of the SASCOC Triple Crown. ...
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26 March 2013BSA FILLIES LINE UP IN SECOND LEG OF TIARA
Bloodstock South Africa graduates are handsomely represented in Saturday’s Gr1 SA Fillies Classic. No fewer than 11 of the 13 runners in the R1 000 ...
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26 March 2013SHEA SHEA BIDS TO EMULATE BSA LEGEND
When Shea Shea lines up in Saturday’s Gr1 Al Quoz Sprint on Dubai World Cup night, he will be bidding to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest ...
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25 March 2013NYS GRAD LANDS WEEKEND MAJOR FEATURE
NYS GRAD LANDS WEEKEND MAJOR FEATURE The flashy grey Pessoa won Sunday’s Gr3 King’s Cup at Clairwood, defeating some smart sorts in the process. Bred ...
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22 March 2013BSA BUYS LINE UP ON WORLD CUP NIGHT
Saturday sees the running of one of the world’s great races, the Gr1 Dubai World Cup. There are also a further eight feature races on the card, which ...
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22 March 2013WORLD CUP SIRES WELL REPRESENTED ON NATIONAL SALE
Mogok and National Emblem, sire of World Cup night runners The Apache and Shea Shea, both have offspring on sale at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling ...
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22 March 2013RAY ANOTHER STAR FOR WINTER
Unbeaten 2yo sensation, Red Ray, a facile winner at Kenilworth on Wednesday, is the latest high-class performer by Western Winter. A multiple champion ...
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22 March 2013ANOTHER WINNER FROM SEATTLE
ANOTHER WINNER FROM SEATTLE Ascot Stud’s promising young stallion Sail From Seattle was represented by another winner from his first crop of runners, ...
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19 March 2013BSA BUY LOOKS SMART PROSPECT
Lord Dubois, a R60 000 purchase at the 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale looks a horse with a bright future. Following a good debut, when narrowly ...
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18 March 2013Mogok Sons in Singapore Noms
MOGOK SONS IN SINGAPORE NOMS The Scott Bros’ resident sire Mogok has pulled off the impressive achievement of having sons nominated for both the ...
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18 March 2013FEATURE RACE DOMINDATED BY BSA GRADS
FEATURE RACE DOMINATED BY BSA GRADS Former Bloodstock South Africa buys thoroughly dominated the finish of Saturday’s Turffontein feature race, ...
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15 March 2013ANOTHER STAKES WINNER FOR ASHWAAES
Sandown Stud’s exciting young stallion, Ashaawes, had another stakes winner from his first crop of runners, when Scented Ash won Friday’s Listed ...
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15 March 2013ANOTHER CLASSY SORT FOR WINTER
Western Winter, a multiple champion sire who is well represented on the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, had his 74th stakes winner on Friday, ...
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14 March 2013SA ENTRIES FOR TOP INTERNATIONAL RACES
SA ENTRIES FOR TOP INTERNATIONAL RACES No fewer than six star Bloodstock South Africa graduates have been entered in two of the world’s premier ...
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13 March 2013FEATURE RACE GLORY FOR BSA GRADUATE
FEATURE RACE GLORY FOR BSA GRADUATE Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate, La Volta, won her first feature race at Turffontein on Tuesday night, when ...
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12 March 2013BSA BUY DEVASTATES OPPONENTS IN DUBAI
Former Bloodstock South Africa buy, Shea Shea, was an impressive winner in Dubai on Super Saturday. The son of National Emblem won the Listed Meydan ...
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12 March 2013BOOST FOR KZN BREEDING
The breeding ranks in KZN have received a major boost with a recent decision taken by the Tawny Syndicate, and partners, to renew their support of breeding ...
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11 March 2013FEATURE RACE GLORY FOR BSA BARGAIN
Saturday’s Listed Storm Bird Stakes, one of Gauteng’s top events for juvenile colts, was won by Jimmi Choo – one of the great bargain ...
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11 March 2013SHEA SHEA SIRE WELL REPRESENTED ON 2013 NYS
Shea Shea’s impressive victory in Saturday’s Listed Meydan Sprint in Dubai recently was a timely one for his late, great sire National Emblem. The ...
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8 March 2013STAKES DOUBLE FOR OUTSTANDING AL
Klawervlei’s outstanding resident stallion, Captain Al, recently had a stakes double when his talented 3yos Victorian Secret and Albert Mooney won ...
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7 March 2013IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WINNER FOR VAR
Avontuur’s outstanding resident sire Var had an eye catching winner at the Vaal, when the cleverly named Var Var Zela made a winning debut over 1200m. His ...
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7 March 2013BSA BUYS COMPETE ON SUPER SATURDAY!
There are a number of former Bloodstock South Africa purchased thoroughbreds bidding to compete on one of Dubai’s premier race meetings – Super ...
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6 March 2013POWER JET WINS AGAIN
Yesterday’s Vaal winner Power Jet has an interesting background. The well bred son of Jet Master was unsold at both the 2011 Cape Premier Yearling ...
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6 March 2013PRICEY JETSTAR WINS AGAIN
The talented Lockheed Jetstar scored his fifth win in just eight starts when winning a merit rated 94 handicap at the Vaal on Tuesday. The huge son of ...
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4 March 2013MIESQUE DESCENDANTS SHINE
The influence of the great race mare and blue hen broodmare Miesque continues to grow in South Africa. One descendant of the great, dual Breeders Cup ...
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4 March 2013BSA GRADUATES SHINE ON GUINEAS DAY
Saturday’s rich Guineas day at Turffontein proved a tremendously profitable one for former Bloodstock South Africa graduates. On one of Africa’s ...
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4 March 2013ANOTHER WINNER FOR PROMISING YOUNG SIRE
Klawervlei’s hot young stallion Rebel King is the sire of Sunday’s impressive debut winner Stylish Virginia. From just a few runners, Rebel ...
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4 March 2013SILVANO STARS AT TURFFONTEIN
Maine Chance Farms’ top stallion Silvano has enjoyed a magnificent season in 2012-2013. Sire of recent Gr1 J&B Met hero Martial Eagle, the sire ...
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4 March 2013WILGERBOSDRIFT SHINES
Mary Slack’s Wilgerbosdrift Stud, sponsors of the 2013 Triple Tiara, truly had a day to remember on Saturday! The Gr2 Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies ...
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4 March 2013SIBLINGS TO SATURDAY STAKES WINNERS ON SALE
BSA are pleased to announce that there are a number of siblings to the weekend’s stakes winners on sale at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling ...
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27 February 2013ANOTHER WINNER FOR REBEL KING
Klawervlei’s promising young sire Rebel King was represented by another winner at Durbanville on Tuesday. His daughter Moulin Royale made a winning ...
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27 February 2013IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WIN FOR NYS GRADUATE
Societi, a R110 000 buy at the 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, was an impressive debut winner at Turffontein on Tuesday evening. Trained ...
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27 February 2013JULY WINNER ON FIRE
Rosedene Stud’s resident sire, Greys Inn, has been on fire over the past ten days. Since last week, the former champion and past July hero has been ...
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26 February 2013TREMENDOUS WINNING SPREE FOR TOP FARM
One of the Cape’s top stud farms, Varsfontein Stud, enjoyed a phenomenal run of success this past week. The stud was responsible for breeding ...
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21 February 2013UNBEATEN BSA GRAD WINS AGAIN
Oratorio filly, Orator’s Daughter, made it two wins from as many starts, when winning smartly at the Vaal on Tuesday afternoon. It was a good ...
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18 February 2013BSA CHAMPION RETURNS IN DUBAI FEATURE
Igugu, one of the greatest racemares ever sold at a Bloodstock South Africa sale, is set to make her much anticipated return to the track at Meydan this ...
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18 February 2013GRAN BLANCO - NYS 2013
A colt who has drawn world-wide attention since his birth, and the only one-of-a-kind Thoroughbred in the country, Gran Blanco (meaning Great White) is ...
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18 February 2013FIRST WINNER FOR JAY PEG
South Africa’s all time leading money earner, Jay Peg, was represented by his first winner on Monday, when Olympic Owen bolted home by on debut. Jay ...
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15 February 2013BSA CHAMPION SETS STAKES RECORD IN UAE CLASSIC
South African champion, and former Bloodstock South Africa graduate, Soft Falling Rain, scored an impressive win in the Gr3 UAE Guineas at Meydan on Thursday ...
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15 February 2013BSA CHAMPION SALUTES IN UAE CLASSIC
South Africa champion, Soft Falling Rain, scored an impressive win in the Gr3 UAE Guineas at Meydan on Thursday evening. The Guineas, a $250,000 event, ...
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15 February 2013CEO'S BLOG - HAVE YOU SEEN THE RAIN?
What a week we have had in the world of racing – Yogas standing by his word and retiring the J &B Met winner Martial Eagle instead of trying ...
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14 February 2013GOGOTINE IMPRESSES!
Former BSA graduate Gogotine looked impressive when winning a good race at Kenilworth. The son of Var has now won four of his seven starts, and is unlikely ...
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13 February 2013A MASTER'S SPIRIT REMAINS
One of the most intriguing yearlings set to be offered at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale is a well bred colt, who goes by the name of ...
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13 February 2013BSA GRAD IMPRESSES AT TURFFONTEIN
Tommy Gun is the latest buy off the 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale to stamp himself as a horse to follow. The 2yo broke his maiden, beating ...
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13 February 2013BSA GRAD LANDS SPRINT FEATURE
Sharp Design, a R120 000 buy at the 2010 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, scored the first feature race win of his career when he won Tuesday night’s ...
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12 February 2013BSA GRAD FOR GUINEAS
Soft Falling Rain, a R350 000 purchase at the 2011 Cape Premier Yearling Sale , is set to line up in Thursday’s Gr3 UAE 2000 Guineas. This classic ...
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11 February 2013A BRIGHT START FOR JUDPOT
Varsfontein Stud’s Judpot has made a tremendous start to his stud career. Represented by his first crop of 2yos this season, Judpot has had four ...
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11 February 2013MILLARD AND FOURIE FLYING THE FLAG IN HONG KONG
South African trainer Tony Millard has vowed to throw his support behind countryman Richard Fourie after the lightweight jockey scored with polished rides ...
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11 February 2013BSA BUYS SWEEP TURFFONTEIN FEATURES
Bloodstock South Africa graduates dominated Saturday’s three feature races, run at Turffontein. First feature on the day was the Gr3 Tony Ruffel ...
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11 February 2013TEMPTRESS BROTHER – EXCITING PROSPECT!
Bloodstock South Africa are pleased and proud to announce that among the large, blue blooded entry for the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale ...
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8 February 2013BSA GRADS SHINE IN DUBAI
There was further international glory for Bloodstock South Africa horses at Dubai’s Meydan racetrack on Thursday evening. The Mike de Kock trained ...
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6 February 2013BSA GRAD SOARS TO MET VICTORY
Bloodstock South Africa graduates thoroughly dominated Saturday’s Gr1 features at Kenilworth. Martial Eagle, a R300 000 buy at the 2007 Emperors ...
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4 February 2013BSA GRADS TAKE G1 HATRICK ON MET DAY
Saturday was one to remember for Bloodstock South Africa. Three of BSA’s former graduates captured Gr1 feature races on J&B Met day at Kenilworth ...
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1 February 2013BSA GRADS NOMINATED TO $10 MILLION RACE
There are no fewer than eight former Bloodstock South Africa graduates nominated to the world’s richest race, the $10 000 000 Dubai World Cup. The ...
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1 February 2013THE APACHE SHOWS HIS CLASS IN DUBAI
Former Equus Champion The Apache confirmed that he is truly one of the great bargain buys in Bloodstock South Africa’s history when scoring an impressive ...
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30 January 2013BSA GRADS LINE UP IN DERBY
Former Bloodstock South Africa buys are well represented in Saturday’s Gr1, R600,000 Investec Cape Derby. Of the 12 runners carded to line up ...
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29 January 2013STAR BSA GRAD LINES UP IN DUBAI FEATURE
Bargain BSA buy The Apache is one of 10 runners carded to run in the Gr2 Al Rashidiya, at Meydan this Thursday evening.  The Al Rashidiya is an 1800m ...
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29 January 2013SINGAPORE AWARD FOR BSA STAR
The former Bloodstock South Africa buy, Ato, was recently named Singapore’s Champion Four Year Old at a glittering function held last week. Bred ...
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28 January 2013BLOODSTOCK SA GRADS DOMINATE
JUVENILE FEATURES 2010-2012 2010 2YO FEATURE WINNERS Ebony Flyer (Lady’s Slipper S) 2009NYS R700 000 Total prize money: R1,732,550 Emerald Cove ...
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28 January 2013MORE 2YO SUCCESS FOR BSA BUYS
Bloodstock South Africa purchased juveniles have made an excellent start to the 2012-2013 racing season. This weekend saw more juvenile winners emerge ...
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24 January 2013BSA GRADS WELL REPRESENTED IN CAPE'S TOP RACE
Next Saturday sees the running of Cape Town’s premier horse race – the R2.5 million J&B Met. The 16 horse field contains no fewer than ...
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23 January 2013TBA CEO NEW YEAR MESSAGE
Well, 2013 has started at a flat out gallop – no better way to lose a little bit of that Christmas excess right?! 2012 ended on a high note for BloodStock ...
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23 January 2013HIGH CLASS WINNERS EMERGE FROM THE 2011 EMPERORS PALACE NATIONAL YEARLING SALE
A number of very promising 3yos came off the National Sale, and with a number of classy sorts in the wings, it is looking like the strike rate is well ...
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23 January 2013ANOTHER WIN FOR SPEEDY BSA BUY
Valberg, a cheap R55 000 purchase at the 2011 Cape Regional Summer Yearling Sale, notched up another win when downing hot favourite, Sharp Design, at Turffontein ...
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21 January 20131-2 FOR BSA GRADS IN SCEPTRE STAKES
Bloodstock South Africa graduates fought out the finish to Saturday’s G2 Graham Beck Sceptre Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday afternoon. The 1200m ...
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21 January 2013BLUE BLOODED COLT GIVES BSA ANOTHER STAKES SUCCESS
The superbly bred Alexandra Palace is yet another high-class graduate from a Bloodstock South Africa sale. Sold for R2 500 000, the colt was the joint ...
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18 January 2013GOODBYE MR JET MASTER
Hugh Jonsson. Jet Master’s breeder passed away on Thursday 17 January at the age of 88. A part-time breeder who gave South African horseracing one ...
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18 January 2013CHAMPION IMPRESSES IN DUBAI
Soft Falling Rain, last season’s Equus Champion 2yo colt, scored an impressive win on his Dubai debut at Meydan last night. The colt, who had to ...
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17 January 2013BSA GRADS RECEIVE WORLD RATINGS
The ongoing international success enjoyed by former Bloodstock South Africa purchases was reflected on the recent 2012 World Thoroughbred Rankings. The ...
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17 January 2013BSA GRADS OFF TO FLYING START
There have been a number of former Bloodstock South Africa purchases among the current crop of 2yo winners. The first test for juveniles will come with ...
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17 January 2013SA CHAMP LINES UP IN CLASSIC TRIAL
Soft Falling Rain, a former BSA buy, lines up tonight in one of Dubai’s classic trials. The 3yo colt, who will be making his Dubai debut for champion ...
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15 January 2013NATIONAL SALES BUY LANDS FEATURE
Love Struck, yet another high-class 3yo sold off the 2011 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, landed his second feature race when successful in Saturday’s ...
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15 January 2013NOIR STARS FOR NATIONAL SALE
There has been a stream of high-class winners to have emerged from the 2011 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. A number of very promising 3yos came ...
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14 January 2013PRICEY RTR COLT SHOWS HIS CLASS
Cape Royal, the topped priced lot at the 2011 Emperors Palace Ready to Run Sale, showed his class on L’Omarins Queen’s Plate day. The 3yo ...
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14 January 20131-2-3-4 FOR BSA GRADS IN SATURDAY FEATURE!
It was a clean sweep for Bloodstock South Africa graduates in Sunday’s G3 London News Stakes. The first four home are all past graduates of BSA sales ...
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8 January 2013BSA GRADS LINE UP IN SA'S TOP MILE RACE
No fewer than 11 past BloodStock South African purchased horses line up in Saturday’s Gr1, L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, which will be run ...
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8 January 2013BSA STARS POISED AS WORLD CUP CARNIVAL KICKS OFF
This Thursday sees the first meeting of the 2013 Dubai World Cup Carnival. As has become the custom, there is a strong contingent of South African ...
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4 January 2013LIZARRE SALUTES IN SINGAPORE FEATURE
The South African bred Lizarre won Tuesday’s Kranji feature race, the Gp3 New Year Cup. A 1900m event, the New Year Cup attracted a useful field ...
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2 January 2013FIRST WINNER FOR SAIL FROM SEATTLE
Ascot Stud’s Sail From Seattle got off the mark as a sire, when his 2yo son, Navistar, made a winning debut on Monday. Navistar came from well off ...
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