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4 December 2014STAR BSA GRAD RETIRED TO STUD
The Lammerskraal Stud bred champion and star BSA graduate Capetown Noir has been retired to stud. The son of Western Winter, described by trainer Dean ...
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1 December 2014BSA STARS DOMINATE SUMMER CUP
Past Bloodstock South Africa graduates totally dominated the finish to the 2014 Sansui Summer Cup run at Turffontein last Saturday. In landing the Grade ...
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24 November 2014BSA GRADUATE SMASHES COURSE RECORD
The Bloodstock South Africa sold champion, Legislate, made it five wins on the trot when scoring an emphatic win in Saturday’s Gr2 Lanzerac Le General ...
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18 November 2014FEATURE TREBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
 It was a weekend to remember with Bloodstock South Africa graduates winning all three of the Graded/Listed features run in South Africa this past ...
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11 November 2014FIRST WINNER FOR SUMMER CUP WINNER
Former Summer Cup winner Strategic News was represented by his first winner when his 3yo son Strategic’s Pride won by four and a quarter lengths ...
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5 November 20142014 EMPERORS PALACE READY TO RUN SALE
When Alesh Naidoo, arguably South Africa's most colourful owner, raised his catalogue for the last time to secure Lot 27, the R1.2m son of Bernadini, ...
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5 November 2014CHARITY MILE GLORY FOR BSA GRADUATE
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Bezanova emerged victorious in Saturday’s Gr2 Emperors Palace Charity Mile. The 4yo Bezanova, who was picking ...
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2 November 2014PRICES UP AT RTR SALE
A strong middle market ensured a healthy increase in prices at the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. The sale, which took place at the TBA complex ...
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29 October 2014RED HOT SIRES REPRESENTED AT RTR SALE
 Two of the hottest stallions currently at stud in South Africa have strong drafts on offer at this weekend’s Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale.   Black ...
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29 October 2014SELECT SESSION at VAL DE VIE YEARLING SALE
Bloodstock South Africa is excited to announce a Select Session of 50 Lots that will be offered for Sale at a glittering gala dinner on Sunday 22 February. ...
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28 October 2014LEADING YOUNG SIRES REPRESENTED AT 2014 RTR SALE
The 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale offers juveniles for sale by three of South Africa’s most exciting young stallions. Lateral, Seventh ...
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27 October 20142014 RTR CATALOGUE BRIMMING WITH QUALITY
We are less than a week away from the Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale due to be held at the TBA’s world class Sales Complex in Germiston on Sunday ...
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24 October 2014COX PLATE SIRE REPRESENTED AT RTR SALE
The highly successful Australian stallion Al Maher is represented with a well bred juvenile at the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. A son of legendary ...
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22 October 2014RED HOT MAMBO REPRESENTED AT 2014 RTR
There are a number of very promising South African stallions represented on the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale, which takes place in Germiston ...
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20 October 2014DEVASTATING WIN FOR RTR GRADUATE
Tamaanee, a graduate of the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale, scored a facile victory at Turffontein on Thursday to stamp herself as a filly with ...
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20 October 2014EXCITING SUPPLEMENTARY ADDITIONS TO RTR SALE
There are 10 well bred supplemented entries on offer at the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. This group includes lots sired by South Africa’s ...
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20 October 2014RTR GRAD IMPRESSES AT GREYVILLE
There has been a flood of smart performers emerge from the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale recently, and yet another graduate from last year’s ...
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14 October 2014CHAMPION SIRE WELL REPRESENTED AT RTR SALE
Former Champion Sire, and one of the best stallions currently active at stud in South Africa, Silvano has a classy draft on offer at the 2014 Emperors ...
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14 October 2014RTR GALLOPS TO TAKE PLACE AT YELLOW STAR STUD
Yellow Star Stud will host the Balmoral gallops on Thursday morning, October 16th. The first lots will commence the gallops at 11:00 am, but guests are ...
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10 October 2014QUALITY OFFERINGS AT RTR FROM AMBLEWAY
Ambleway Thoroughbred offer a small, but quality, draft at the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. Ambleway are offering seven well bred and precocious ...
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9 October 2014PROMISING YOUNG SIRE DOUBLY REPRESENTED AT RTR
Ashaawes, one of South Africa’s most exciting young stallions, has a pair of well bred juveniles on offer at next month’s Emperors Palace Ready ...
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7 October 2014BLOODSTOCK SOUTH AFRICA announces the “VAL DE VIE YEARLING SALE” - 22 FEBRUARY 2015
Due to overwhelming demand from TBA members, Bloodstock South Africa is pleased to announce a new Yearling Sale at Val De Vie Estate, just outside Franschoek ...
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6 October 2014LATE GREAT SIRE WELL REPRESENTED ON RTR SALE
The late great Kahal has made another excellent start to the season. At the time of writing, the son of Machiavellian was leading the South African General ...
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6 October 20142014 EMPERORS PALACE READY TO RUN CUP - PROFILES
IWO JIMA, 6th on the Ready To Run Cup Log at the latest stage, is pleasing trainer, Gavin van Zyl, who has nominated the son of Brave Tin Soldier for a ...
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3 October 2014SAS SPEED SENSATION STRONG AT RTR SALE
One of South Africa’s best, and most popular, stallions is well represented at next month’s Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. The Avontuur ...
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30 September 2014EMPEROR'S PALACE READY TO RUN SALE GALLOPS - MAKE IT A DAY OUT!
Springtime in the KZN Midlands is just about the most spectacular place in the world - throw in the noblest of God's creatures in full flight, great ...
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29 September 2014EMERALD CUP HERO A BOOST FOR RTR SALE
Tommy Gun, hero of Saturday’s Gr2 Emerald Cup, provided a great update for the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale catalogue. The Milkwood Stud ...
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29 September 2014BALMORALS EXCITING RTR DRAFT
Balmoral Stud offer an exceptional draft of horses at the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale due to take place on Sunday, 2 November. Their draft ...
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25 September 2014AUSSIE SENSATION TO MAKE WAVES AT RTR SALE
In what could prove a real coup for South African buyers, the hot young Australian sire I Am Invincible is represented at the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready ...
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19 September 2014WORLD LEADING SIRE REPRESENTED ON RTR
A small, but select, catalogue for the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale includes horses by some of the hottest stallions on the planet. One of the ...
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18 September 2014RTR GRADUATE SCORES!
Misty Winter, a graduate of the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale, scored the first victory of her career when successful over 1200m at the Vaal on ...
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18 September 2014SIRE POWER ON SHOW AT RTR SALE
There is wide range of top-class stallions with progeny on offer at the 2014 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale. From world-class sires, whose offspring ...
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15 September 2014Late Entries to 2014 Emperor's Palace Ready To Run Sale
Following the withdrawal of the Summerhill Stud draft from the 2014 Emperorís Palace Ready To Run Sale due to be held at the TBA Sales Complex on Sunday ...
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15 September 2014IMPRESSIVE VICTORY FOR RTR GRADUATE
Saratoga Dancer stamped himself a colt of considerable potential, when scoring a facile victory at Scottsville on Sunday. The Duncan Howells trained colt ...
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14 September 2014READY-TO-RUN SALE 2014
I was entirely surprised by the CTS press release yesterday evening with the information that our TBA sale will be held on Friday 31st October and their ...
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13 September 2014EMPEROR'S PALACE READY TO RUN SALE - SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER
South Africa’s leading bloodstock auction company, Bloodstock South Africa, is proud to announce the 2014 Emperor’s Palace Ready To Run Sale! 110 ...
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12 September 2014LETTER TO MEMBERS 8 SEPT 2014
Dear Breeder Our industry was rocked last week by Cape Thoroughbred Sales’ (CTS’s) announcement of two sales in Johannesburg coinciding with ...
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9 September 2014TALENTED BSA BUY WINS IN SINGAPORE
The lightly raced but highly talented Flax scored his eighth victory in Singapore on Sunday when victorious in the Jumbo Jet Trophy (SG3) over 1400 metres. ...
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27 August 2014VICTORY FOR PRICEY RTR GRADUATE
Nisa’s Machine, a R1.4 million buy at the 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale, scored a smart victory at Greyville on Tuesday.   The ...
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26 August 2014BSA SUPERSTAR RETIRED
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate, Shea Shea, and one of the best sprinters bred in South Africa in recent times, has been retired from racing. The ...
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20 August 2014RECORD PRICE AT 2014 2YO SALE
Results were mixed at the 2014 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale, which concluded early Friday afternoon. Both the median and average prices fell considerably ...
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20 August 2014BSA GRADUATE NAMED HORSE OF THE YEAR
The Bloodstock South Africa sold, Legislate, was named South Africa’s Horse Of The Year at the recent Equus Awards ceremony. A son of another ...
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20 August 2014BSA GRADUATE TO CONTEST TOP UK SPRINT
Former Bloodstock South Africa buy Shea Shea is one of 14 runners set to go to post for Friday’s Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes at York. Shea Shea, who ...
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15 August 2014DYNASTY FILLY TOPS DAY TWO OF 2014 2YO SALE
Prices were mixed on Thursday, the second day of the 2014 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale. While the sales topper was a R1.4 million buy (up from ...
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15 August 2014WESTERN WINTER COLT SETS RING ALIGHT
A son of the ill-fated champion sire Western Winter proved the main attraction on the final day of the 2014 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale on Friday. Catalogued ...
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14 August 2014DYNASTY COLT FETCHES R700 000 AT 2YO SALE
A son of Dynasty proved the prime attraction on the afternoon of the second trading at the 2014 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale. Consigned by Klipdrif ...
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14 August 2014DYNASTY FILLY FETCHES R1.4 MILLION AT 2YO SALE
The sales topper on the first two days of the 2014 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale appeared late in proceedings on Thursday, the second and penultimate ...
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13 August 2014BLACK MINNALOUSHE FILLY TOPS DAY ONE OF 2Y0 SALE
A daughter of Maine Chance Farms’ resident sire Black Minnaloushe topped the first day of trading at the 2014 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale. Catalogued ...
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11 August 2014CLASSY NYS GRADUATE MAKES A STUNNING DEBUT
Heartland, the fourth top priced lot sold at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, made a stunning debut at Kenilworth on Saturday. The handsome ...
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7 August 20142014 EMPERORS PALACE NATIONAL 2YO SALE TO KICK OFF ON WEDNESDAY
Next week sees the 2014 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale take place at the TBA complex in Germiston. A strong catalogue of over 500 horses is set to ...
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28 July 2014BSA GRAD SCORES ON SINGAPORE DEBUT
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Alexandra Palace made an impressive winning debut at Singapore on Sunday. The son of Jet Master, now in the care ...
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28 July 2014BSA GRADUATES SHINE IN GREYVILLE GRADE ONES
Saturday proved a great day for BSA sold thoroughbreds with former Bloodstock South Africa graduates winning three of the four Grade 1 races at Greyville ...
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15 July 2014GRADED DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
Following on from Legislate’s recent triumph in the 2014 Gr1 Vodacom Durban July, Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds were once again in the ...
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15 July 2014THREE DAY SALE HIGH ON QUALITY
The 2014 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale will be held over three days this August. The sale, one of South Africa’s leading producers of high-quality ...
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8 July 2014Future BloodStock SA Sales
BloodStock South Africa is expecting a bumper Two Year Old Sale with some 529 entries being catalogued. Therefore, this sale will be held over three ...
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8 July 2014JULY GLORY FOR BSA GRADUATE
It was a remarkable 1-3-4 finish for Bloodstock South Africa graduates in Saturday’s Gr1 Vodacom Durban July at Greyville. Astonishingly, BSA sold ...
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8 July 2014MILLION GLORY FOR SAME JURISDICTION
The Duncan Howells trained filly Same Jurisdiction prevailed in Saturday’s R1 000 000 KZN Yearling Sale Million run on Vodacom Durban July day. This ...
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4 July 2014VAR COLT TOPS SUNCOAST SALE
There were increases in both the average and median prices at the 2014 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale, which concluded early Friday evening. Remarkably the ...
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3 July 2014FORT WOOD, TIGER RIDGE STAR AT KZN SALE
Colts by Fort Wood and Tiger Ridge shone on the first day of the 2014 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale on Thursday. The first yearling to make headlines on ...
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3 July 2014R1 000 000 FOR VAR COLR
A blue blooded son of leading sire Var topped the first session of trading at the 2014 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale. Catalogued as lot 102, the handsome ...
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3 July 2014SILVANO COLT FETCHES R750 000
A son of champion sire Silvano was knocked down to trainer Gavin Van Zyl for R750 000 on day one of the 2014 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale on Thursday. Catalogued ...
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3 July 2014DAY ONE OF 2014 SUNCOAST KZN YEARLING SALE
Prices were up all round at the end of the first day of the 2014 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale. The first day of trading ended with the aggregate up from ...
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27 June 2014CLASSY CATALOGUE FOR CAPE MARE SALE
The 2014 Cape Mare and Weanling Sale is set to take place at Kleinplasie, Worcester, on July 24th. The sale will get under way at 10 am, and will be held ...
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27 June 2014SAD LOSS OF TOP KZN SIRE
Bloodstock South Africa would like to send its condolences to Bush Hill Stud and all connected with the late stallion Kahal, who was euthanized on Thursday ...
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26 June 2014EXCITEMENT MOUNTS AS KZN SALE APPROACHES
There is just over a week before the 2014 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale takes place in Durban. With a large number of KZN graduates finding the winners enclosure ...
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26 June 2014TRIP A BOOST FOR MARE SALE
The catalogue for the 2014 Cape Mare and Mixed Sale continues to be boosted by the performances of talented Gauteng runner Trip Tease. The mare sale is ...
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24 June 2014KZN SALE GRAD WINS IMPRESSIVELY
Same Jurisdiction, a graduate of the 2013 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale, was an impressive winner at Clairwood Park on Sunday. Third on debut, the 2yo filly ...
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18 June 2014KZN SALE OFFERS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
The Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale (scheduled to be held this year on July 3rd and 4th) has a rich history of producing outstanding and affordable racehorses. Below ...
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17 June 2014TURFFONTEIN TREBLE FOR KZN GRADS
Past graduates of the KZN Yearling Sale dominated racing at Turffontein on Saturday of this last long weekend. Horses offered at past renewals of the ...
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10 June 2014MORE FEATURE SUCCESS FOR SALES TOPPING FILLY
Hammie’s Hooker, the sales topper at the 2011 Cape Regional Summer Yearling Sale, won the fifth feature race of her illustrious career when successful ...
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9 June 2014KZN GRADUATE BRILLIANT ON DEBUT
Asstar, an R80 000 buy at the 2013 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale, made a stunning racetrack debut on Sunday. The 2yo colt bounded clear to win a maiden juvenile ...
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6 June 2014IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WIN FOR KZN GRADUATE
Princess Selena, a R60 000 buy from the 2013 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale, made an eye catching winning debut at Fairview on Friday. The Gavin Smith trained ...
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5 June 2014PROMISING A P STRONGLY REPRESENTED ON KZN SALE
Clifton Stud’s well bred young stallion A P Answer has made a promising start to his stud career. The son of champion US sire A P Indy has already ...
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2 June 2014BSA BUY WINS DAILY NEWS
The Cheveley Stud bred Legislate showed his class with an impressive victory in Saturday’s Gr1 Daily News 2000 at Greyville. Legislate, who has ...
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29 May 2014MORE SUCCESS FOR IDEAL WORLD
Mauritzfontein Stud’s beautifully bred young stallion Ideal World has made a really promising start to his stud career. The son of Kingmambo, who ...
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29 May 2014KZN STAR SALES GRADUATE NAMED HORSE OF THE YEAR
KZN Yearling Sale’s poster boy, Louis The King, was the star of the show at Wednesday night’s RA Feature Race Awards ceremony. The colt, only ...
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29 May 2014FIVE AND COUNTING FOR BRAVE TIN SOLDIER
Summerhill Stud’s young sire Brave Tin Soldier has made a fast start to his stud career. The blue blooded son of Storm Cat was represented by his ...
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27 May 2014KZN SALE A GREAT SOURCE OF TOP HORSES
The Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale (scheduled to be held this year on July 3rd and 4th) has a rich history of producing outstanding and affordable racehorses. Its ...
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26 May 2014BSA BUY LANDS PRESTIGIOUS FEATURE RACE
The game filly Negev, a former Bloodstock South Africa purchase, pushed her earnings to nearly R1 000 000 with a brave victory in Sunday’s Listed ...
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14 May 2014WINNING DEBUT FOR BSA GRADUATE
Dante’s Legacy, a R800 000 buy at the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, made a smart winning debut at Scottsville on Wednesday. Trained ...
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5 May 2014GUINEAS WINNER FINE AD FOR MARE SALE
Saturday’s Gr2 KRA Fillies Guineas winner Maybe Yes is the latest star to have emerged from the Cape Mare and Weanling Sale. The Brett Crawford ...
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5 May 2014GUINEAS TREBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
It was another hugely successful weekend for past Bloodstock South Africa graduates. BSA sold horses won a pair of classic races in KZN on Saturday, and ...
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5 May 2014ORACY OFF THE MARK
Klawervlei Stud’s well performed young stallion Oracy was represented by his first winner when 2yo daughter Language Of Love scored by three parts ...
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28 April 2014TOP SIRES SHINE ON DAY TWO OF NYS
South Africas leading sires were popular in the early proceedings of the second day of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. At the time ...
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28 April 2014CAPTAIN AL FILLY STARS ON DAY 2 OF NYS
A daughter of five times champion juvenile sire Captain Al proved popular on day two of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Catalogued as ...
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28 April 2014DYNASTY COLT SELLS FOR R2 MILLION
One of the last lots on offer at the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale sold for R2 000 000 on Monday evening. The unnamed bay colt is a son ...
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28 April 2014HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL NYS CONCLUDES
Monday saw the conclusion of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. The two day sale saw the aggregate, average and median prices all rise significantly. The ...
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27 April 2014CLASSIC DOUBLE FOR BLACK MINNALOUSHE
There is no hotter stallion in South Africa at the moment than the Maine Chances Farm based sire, Black Minnaloushe. The latter had a remarkable Grade ...
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27 April 2014TRIPLE CROWN GLORY FOR BSA CHAMPION
The Bloodstock South Africa graduate, Louis The King, made history at Turffontein on Saturday. The colt became just the second horse ever to win the SASCOC ...
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27 April 2014SILVANO COLT FIRST SEVEN FIGURE LOT ON 2014 NYS
The first seven figure lot sold at Sundays inaugural session of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale came up just five lots into proceedings. A ...
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27 April 2014PRICES SOAR AT 2014 NYS
Trade continued to be brisk in the early stages of the first day of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Six yearlings have already sold for ...
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27 April 2014WESTERN WINTER COLTS SHINE AT 2014 NYS
In the space of just six lots, a pair of Western Winter colts grossed R3.8 million at the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. The first of the ...
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27 April 2014VAR FILLY CAUSES STIR AT NYS
A daughter of leading sire Var, whose great son Variety Club is a likely runner in the up-coming G1 Champions Mile, was knocked down for R1.4 million on ...
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27 April 2014TEN LOTS PASS THE MILLION AT NYS
Ten lots in the first session of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale have fetched R1 million plus. Another 15 yearlings have fetched upwards ...
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27 April 2014SUMMERHILLS VISIONAIRE A HIT AT THE SALE
Summerhill Studs exciting young stallion Visionaire made a big impression on day one of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. The Gr1 winning ...
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27 April 2014POSITIVE END TO DAY ONE OF 2014 NYS
The first day of the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale concluded on a high note on Sunday evening. Day Ones aggregate rose from R66 275 000 ...
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26 April 2014UNBEATEN DERBY HOPE FOR WORLD LEADING SIRE
Outstanding racehorse and sire High Chaparral continues to make his mark all around the world. A six time Grade One winner himself, High Chaparralís latest ...
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26 April 2014OAKS WINNERS SISTER A KNOCKOUT
A truely aristocratically bred filly, catalogued as lot 44 on the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, received a significant update to her already ...
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22 April 2014FIRST CROP SIRES STAR
Three promising young first crop sires made headlines over the weekend. Two young sires (Brave Tin Soldier and Seventh Rock) were represented by their ...
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22 April 2014SINGAPORE DOUBLE FOR NATIONAL SALE GRADUATES
It was a Singapore double for Bloodstock South Africa graduates this past weekend. The quick double once again highlighted the tremendous value for money ...
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17 April 2014VIA AFRICA SIBLING TO STAR
Promising young sire Elusive Fort was represented by yet another first crop winner, when his son Elusive Shade won a good race at the Vaal on Thursday. ...
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16 April 2014MORE SUCCESS FOR SOLDIER
Summerhill Stud’s promising first crop sire, Brave Tin Soldier, had another first crop winner, when his daughter Flying Cross scored a good win at ...
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16 April 2014DOUBLE FOR EVERGREEN SIRE
Bush Hill Stud’s leading sire Kahal had a good double at the Vaal on Tuesday. The ever green son of Machiavellian had two sons score victories yesterday ...
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15 April 2014CLASSY 3YO BOOSTS NYS YEARLING
Dazzling, winner of the recent Listed Irish Stallion Farms EBF Salsabil Stakes and likely Investec Oaks contender, is related to a well bred yearling on ...
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14 April 2014FIRST WINNER FOR IDEAL WORLD
Mauritzfontein Stud’s exciting young stallion Ideal World (one of the best bred sires currently standing in South Africa) was represented by his ...
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14 April 2014ATLANTIC STARS!
Leading US sire Stormy Atlantic was in the news this weekend. His son, Grade One winning classic star, Up With The Birds, was named Canada’s Horse ...
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11 April 2014IN-FORM TIGER WELL REPRESENTED ON NYS
The late Tiger Ridge has been enjoying a fine season with his runners in 2013-2014. The son of Storm Cat, and half-brother to legendary sire A P Indy, ...
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9 April 2014TIGER HILL ANOTHER STAR SON OF DANEHILL
The 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale represents a rare opportunity for South African buyers to acquire a son of Danehill’s champion son, ...
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8 April 2014TRIPPI SHINES
Drakenstein Stud’s highly successful sire Trippi has enjoyed a tremendous run of success lately. His son Trip Tease won the recent Gr3 Man O’War ...
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8 April 2014FIRST WINNER FOR BRAVE TIN SOLDIER
Summerhill Stud’s beautifully bred first crop sire, Brave Tin Soldier, got off the mark when his 2yo son Split The Breeze made a winning debut at ...
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7 April 2014LATERAL STRIKES!
Maine Chance Farms’ promising young first crop sire Lateral enjoyed a cracking double at Turffontein this past Saturday. Lateral’s son Illuminati ...
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7 April 2014PURPLE PATCH FOR RIGHT APPROACH
Wilgerbosdrift’s resident stallion, former Gr1 Dubai Duty Free winner Right Approach, has been enjoying a superb season in 2013-2014. The sire of ...
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7 April 2014STAR SIBLINGS SUPPORT JOBURG YEARLING CROP
A precocious group of fourteen yearlings will hit the long road north from Avontuur Estate in mid-April to represent the Thoroughbred farm at the Emperor’s ...
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4 April 2014JUVENILE DOUBLE FOR SEATTLE
Ascot Stud’s exciting young sire Sail From Seattle has enjoyed a tremendous season.The son of Gone West notched up yet another double when his juvenile ...
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3 April 2014CHAMPION SIRE HAS STRONG DRAFT ON 2014 NYS
Former Champion Sire Fort Wood has enjoyed a fine season in 2013-2014. The son of Sadler’s Wells has been represented by six stakes performers locally ...
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2 April 2014FIRST WINNER FOR FORT BELUGA
The ill-fated Fort Beluga was represented by his initial first crop winner when juvenile Lock Him Up made a stunning debut at Turffontein on Tuesday evening. ...
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1 April 2014MORE SUCCESS FOR EXCEED AND EXCEL
Champion Australian sire Exceed And Excel was represented by his ninth individual Gr1 winner when his brilliant son Amber Sky won Saturday’s Gr1 ...
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1 April 2014BSA GRADS STAR ON CLASSIC DAY
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduates really shone at Turffontein on Classic day this past Saturday. Remarkably, BSA sold horses won no fewer than five ...
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31 March 2014A WINTER LEGACY
The influence of now deceased champion sire Western Winter is in evidence at the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. Not only does the former ...
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29 March 2014SA BREDS TRIUMPH IN GODOLPHIN MILE
It was a clean sweep for South African thoroughbreds in the Gr2 Godolphin Mile at Meydan on Saturday. Dual Horse Of The Year Variety Club won the 1600m ...
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26 March 2014TOREADOR DAUGHTER SHINES IN FEATURE
Bush Hill Stud’s resident sire Toreador is one of South Africa’s most consistent sires of winners. One of his best offspring, the former Gr2 ...
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25 March 2014WINNING STREAK FOR HOT VAR RAGES ON
Avontuur’s resident stallion Var has enjoyed a red hot run of success this past month. So far, Var has been represented by three individual feature ...
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20 March 2014SA BRED SIRES SHINE
South African bred sires have really made a name for themselves in recent years. From outstanding established sires such as Captain Al and Dynasty to promising ...
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18 March 2014CLASSIC BOOST FOR NYS YEARLING
The beautifully bred Silver Chalice, consigned as lot 246 to the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, received an interesting boost to his pedigree ...
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18 March 2014MORE SUCCESS FOR CHAMPION US SIRE
One of North America’s leading sires, Stormy Atlantic, was represented by his 33rd graded stakes winner on Sunday. His daughter Stormy Lucy picked ...
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17 March 2014TIGER HILL A CHAMPION SON OF DANEHILL
The 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale represents a rare opportunity for South African buyers to acquire a son of Danehill’s champion son, ...
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17 March 2014FIRST WINNER FOR ELUSIVE FORT
Former Equus Champion Elusive Fort was represented by his first winner when Elusive Stars produced a memorable turn of foot to win at Kenilworth on Saturday. Elusive ...
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17 March 2014FIRST STAKES WINNER FOR KILDONAN
The Yellow Star Stud based stallion, Kildonan, was represented by his first stakes winner on Friday. His daughter, Rosier, took her record to two wins ...
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14 March 2014EXCITING FIRST CROP SIRES REPRESENTED AT NYS
There is a strong group of young stallions represented by their first crop of yearlings at the 2014 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. The following ...
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11 March 2014TREBLE FOR VAR
Avontuur’s outstanding stallion Var enjoyed great success this past weekend. The former champion sprinter had three eye catching individual winners ...
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10 March 2014DUBAI DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
Super Saturday at Meydan this weekend was just that for former Bloodstock South Africa graduates. Former BSA buys, Shea Shea and Vercingetorix, both won ...
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5 March 2014THE A P INDY EFFECT ON 2014 NYS
Champion US sire A P Indy is one of the most important and influential stallions to have stood in North America in recent times. Now pensioned, the stallion ...
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4 March 2014BSA GRAD SHINES IN DUBAI
Former Bloodstock South Africa sales graduate, Sanshaawes, continues to do South Africa proud in Dubai. The Oldlands Stud bred gelding took his Dubai ...
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3 March 2014FIRST WINNER FOR LATERAL
Maine Chance Farms’ resident sire Lateral got off the mark in South Africa when Hollywood Sunset, a filly from his first local crop of 2yos, broke ...
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3 March 2014MORE SUCCESS FOR MAMBO
Moutonshoek’s first crop sire Mambo In Seattle has made a superb start to his stud career. From just a handful of 2yos to race thus far, Mambo In ...
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3 March 2014GREAT WEEKEND FOR BLACK MINNALOUSHE
Maine Chance Farms’ resident stallion, Black Minnaloushe, enjoyed a tremendous weekend. The stallion was represented by winners both locally and ...
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26 February 2014IMPRESSIVE DEBUT WINNER FOR JUDPOT
Varsfontein Stud’s resident sire Judpot was represented by an eye catching juvenile winner at Scottsville on Wednesday afternoon. The Varsfontein ...
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25 February 2014ASHAAWES A SIRE ON THE RISE!
Sandown Stud’s resident stallion Ashaawes has really been in the news of late. His son Sanshaawes, who was third in last year’s Gr1 Investec ...
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25 February 2014BSA STARS IN TURFFONTEIN CLASSICS
Saturday sees the running of the first legs of the SASOC Triple Crown and Wilgerbosdrift Triple Tiara run at Turffontein. The R1 000 000 Betting World ...
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24 February 2014DUBAI VICTORY FOR BSA GRAD
The former Bloodstock South Africa purchase, Need To Know, scored a breath taking win in Dubai on Friday. The gelding, who is trained by Ali Rashid Al ...
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24 February 2014INFORM CHAMPION SIRE WELL REPRESENTED ON 2014 NYS
Maine Chance Farms’ resident sire Silvano had a notable feature race double over the past weekend. Last season’s South African Champion Sire ...
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20 February 2014TRIPPI JUVENILES SOAR
Drakenstein Stud’s proven sire Trippi has enjoyed a fine season with his juveniles in 2013-2014. The latest juvenile to shine for Trippi is Beloved ...
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18 February 2014BSA February Newsletter:
2014 has got out of the gates at such a gallop it can only be the Year of the Horse! We have been treated to spectacular racing in the Cape Summer Season, ...
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18 February 2014WORLD CLASS THOROUGHBREDS ON OFFER AT 2014NYS
Bloodstock South Africa are pleased to announce that a number of the world’s very best stallions are represented on the 2014 Emperors Palace National ...
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14 February 2014TRIPLE SUCCESS FOR SA IN DUBAI
Results from Thursday night’s Meydan meeting in Dubai underlined the great quality of thoroughbred that South African breeders are currently producing. ...
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12 February 2014BSA GRADS NOMINATED FOR DUBAI WORLD CUP
Bloodstock South Africa are proud to announce that no fewer than ten past sales graduates have been nominated to one of the world’s greatest races ...
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12 February 2014STAR BSA GRAD WINS AGAIN
The top-class former Bloodstock South Africa sales graduate, Forest Indigo, stamped himself as a potential classic contender with a gritty victory at Turffontein ...
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4 February 2014BSA GRADS RUN 1-2 IN CAPE DERBY
Former Emperors Palace National Sale graduate, Legislate, scored a sparkling victory in Saturday’s Gr1 Investec Cape Derby. The Newbury Racing owned ...
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4 February 2014FIRST SA WINNER FOR DARING BID
The Middlefield Stud based stallion, Daring Bid, got off the mark in South Africa recently, when his 2yo son All The Bids won at the Vaal on Saturday. All ...
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3 February 2014BSA GRADS DOMINATE CAPE CLASSICS
With the running of the J&B Met, the curtain has all but fallen on the 2013-2014, Cape Summer Season. It was another tremendous season for BSA buys, ...
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29 January 2014FIRST WINNER FOR KINGS APOSTLE
Klawervlei Stud’s well performed young sire, King’s Apostle, got off the mark as a sire when his son National King won impressively at Clairwood ...
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24 January 2014BSA BUY STARS IN DUBAI
The Bloodstock South Africa purchase, Alexandra Palace, made an impressive, winning Dubai debut at Meydan on Thursday evening. A R2 500 000 buy at the ...
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23 January 2014SAD PASSING OF GREAT SA SIRE
Bloodstock South Africa were saddened to learn of the passing of Highlands Farm’s outstanding sire National Assembly. The 30 year-old, who had been ...
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23 January 2014MORE SUCCESS FOR CLASSY KILDONAN
Yellow Star Stud’s resident sire, Kildonan, has made an excellent start to his stud career, despite having small crops. The former Equus Champion ...
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22 January 2014THOROUGHBRED & EQUESTRIAN SEMINAR
27th – 28th January 2014 - Somerset College, Bredel Road, Somerset West PROGRAM OF EVENTS MONDAY 09.00 am Registration & Tea/Coffee 09.30 ...
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22 January 2014FEATURE GLORY FOR STAR KZN GRADUATE
Talented 3yo filly, Virgo’s Babe, who was offered for sale at the 2012 KZN Yearling Sale, scored the second feature race win of her career when landing ...
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20 January 2014FIRST WINNER FOR MAMBO
Moutonshoek’s blue blooded young sire, Mambo In Seattle, was represented by his first winner when Motivate Mambo thrashed his field to win by four ...
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20 January 2014TIGER RIDGE DIES
Wilgerbosdrift’s highly successful stallion, Tiger Ridge, has died. The stallion passed away from a suspected heart attack on Thursday night. Tiger ...
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17 January 2014HEAVY METAL IN WORLD'S TOP 100 HORSES
Sean Tarry’s Heavy Metal is ranked among the top 100 horses worldwide in the recently announced Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for ...
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15 January 2014SMART WINNING DEBUT FOR NYS GRAD
Promising juvenile, Kiss Me Hardy, a R500 000 buy off the 2013 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, made an easy winning debut at Turffontein on Tuesday ...
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14 January 2014MIESQUE MEETS WITH APPROVAL
The Scott Bros’ resident stallion Miesque’s Approval’s runners really shone over the past weekend. The former Eclipse Champion Turf ...
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13 January 2014NOIR SHOWS HIS CLASS
Former Emperors Palace National Sales graduate, Capetown Noir, stamped himself a true champion when winning Saturday’s Gr1 L’Ormarins Queen’s ...
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13 January 2014BSA GRADS STAR IN WEEKEND FEATURES
It was a highly successful weekend for former Bloodstock South Africa bought horses. BSA buys won no fewer than four feature races – and also ran ...
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13 January 2014TREBLE FOR ARGONAUT
Former Equus Champion, Argonaut, enjoyed plenty of success with his progeny this past Saturday. The Cheveley Stud based horse was represented by three ...
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13 January 2014WORLD CLASS ENTRIES FOR NATIONAL SALE
South Africa’s oldest and most successful yearling sale, the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, has attracted a potent and exciting list of ...
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13 January 2014NYS GRAD SHINES ON DEBUT
Former Emperors Palace National Yearling Sales graduates have been in tremendous form of late. Following on former NYS grads Capetown Noir (L’Ormarins ...
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8 January 2014CAPE BREEDERS SEMINAR
Save The Date! The Cape Breeder’s Club will host a conference over two days which will include an exciting array of local and international speakers ...
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6 January 2014BSA STARS LINE UP FOR SA'S GREATEST MILE RACE
Saturday sees the running of South Africa’s greatest 1600m race – the Gr1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate. This R1 000 000 race has been ...
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6 January 2014RTR GRAD WINS IN STYLE
The 2013 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale got off to a cracking start when one of the first graduates to sit foot on the racetrack won first time out! The ...
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