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28 December 2015GUINEAS GLORY FOR NOAH FROM GOA
Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds dominated proceedings at Saturday’s Grand Parade Cape Guineas meeting at Kenilworth.  BSA graduates ...
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28 December 2015FIRST WINNER FOR BOLD SILVANO
Ascot Stud’s exciting new sire Bold Silvano made an eye catching start to his stud career when his very first runner won on debut at Fairview on ...
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14 December 2015PATERFAMILIAS CAPTURES PREMIER TROPHY
Paterfamilas, one of the top priced yearlings of his generation, picked up his first graded victory when he landed Saturday’s G2 Premier Trophy at ...
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7 December 2015BSA DOUBLE JOY IN HONG KONG AND SINGAPORE
It was a case of twice as nice for Bloodstock South Africa graduates this past weekend, with past BSA buys winning in both Hong Kong and Singapore. Time ...
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3 December 2015BSA SOLD STAR SCORES IN HONG KONG
Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds have enjoyed a tremendous run of success in both Hong Kong and Singapore lately. From Mr Fantastic and Time ...
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2 December 2015ASCOT STUD BRED FILLY WOWS ON DEBUT
Ascot Stud are the breeders of Silvan Star, who made a stunning debut at Kenilworth on Wednesday. The three-year-old, who is owned by Peter de Beyer and ...
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30 November 2015GREAT, GRADED DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
The great run of form that Bloodstock South Africa graduates have enjoyed in major features this season continued at Turffontein on Summer Cup day. BSA ...
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23 November 2015BSA DOUBLE IN SINGAPORE
A pair of Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds shone in Singapore over the weekend. First of the BSA buys to salute was the blue blooded Mr Fantastic ...
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16 November 2015GRADED DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
Drakenstein Stud’s top sire Trippi and Bloodstock South Africa teamed up to score a memorable graded win double on Saturday. The red-hot Trippi ...
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12 November 2015MORE HONG KONG SUCCESS FOR BSA GRADUATE
Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds having been making their mark all around the world lately and the latest BSA buy to score overseas was the Scott ...
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11 November 2015VAL DE VIE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE
Bloodstock South Africa are proud to announce that the catalogue for the 2016 Val De Vie Yearling Sale is now available to view online. The one day sale ...
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9 November 2015SPARKLING DEBUT WIN FOR BSA BUY
The Cheveley Stud bred Captain’s Flame made a stunning, winning debut at Kenilworth on Choice Carriers Fillies Championship day last Saturday. The ...
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9 November 2015BSA BRED SALUTES IN HONG KONG
The beautifully bred Captain Al son Secret Command, who showed so much potential back in South Africa, picked up the Elizabeth Arden Handicap at Sha Tin ...
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5 November 2015BSA GRADUATES IMPRESS AT KENILWORTH
The tremendous run of success enjoyed by past Bloodstock South Africa graduates continued at Kenilworth on Wednesday when two blue blooded three-year-olds ...
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2 November 2015BSA STARS SHINE ON CHARITY MILE DAY
Saturday proved yet another outstanding success story for former Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds. BSA sold horses won no fewer than four feature ...
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26 October 2015CAPE CLASSIC WIN FOR BSA GRADUATE
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Eighth Wonder stamped himself as a lively contender for the Gr1 Grand Parade Cape Guineas with a gallant win in ...
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19 October 2015PRICEY BSA BUY SCORES IN DEBUT
The beautifully bred Spanish Captain scored an impressive debut win for trainer Tony Rivalland and owner Mary Liley over 1200m at Scottsville on Sunday. Despite ...
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5 October 2015NINE LENGTH ROMP FOR LEGISLATE SISTER
Madame Justice, a full sister to former Horse Of The Year Legislate, made a cracking impression on racegoers when romping home to break her maiden by nine ...
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28 September 2015SUPREME CUP GLORY FOR BSA GRADUATE
Bloodstock South Africa graduate Deputy Jud stole the show in Saturday’s Gr2 Supreme Cup (sponsored by SAP). The son of Judpot simply outclassed ...
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25 September 2015KAHAL SON SALUTES IN HONG KONG
The good form that Bloodstock South Africa graduates have enjoyed overseas of late continued at Happy Valley on Wednesday. Lovely Naughty, a Summerhill ...
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21 September 2015MORE SUCCESS FOR FABULOUS FLAX
The uber tough and durable Flax picked up his ninth Singapore win at Kranji on Sunday. The former Bloodstock South Africa graduate, now nine years old, ...
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7 September 2015METEOR MIKE GOES OUT IN A BURST OF GLORY
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Meteor Mike picked up his sixth Singapore success when he scored at Kranji racecourse last Friday. The son of ...
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2 September 2015SAD LOSS OF BSA SOLD CHAMPION
South African champion Wild One has died after complications following surgery. The gelding, who was recently crowned the country’s Champion Stayer, ...
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24 August 2015KAHAL SON SALUTES IN SINGAPORE
Former Bloodstock South Africa purchase Coronet Peak picked up the sixth Singapore win of his career when successful at Kranji on Friday. Ridden by apprentice ...
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18 August 2015IMPRESSIVE DEBUT FROM BSA GRADUATE
The beautifully bred Bela-Bela looks like living up to her pricey purchase tag judging on her emphatic debut win. Owned by Varsfontein Stud and trained ...
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14 August 2015VAR FILLY TOPS 2-Y-O SALE
The 2015 National 2-Y-O Sale came to a conclusion on Friday afternoon. Following two tough but brisk days of trading, the sale ended with increases in ...
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13 August 2015AGGREGATE, AVERAGE UP AT 2YO SALE
Day one of the 2015 National 2-Y-O Sale ended with solid returns in general. Both the aggregate and average were up on last year’s figures, with ...
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12 August 2015BSA GRADUATE NAMED HORSE OF THE YEAR
The magnificent Futura who was a R500 000 purchase from the 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale was named South Africas Horse Of The Year for ...
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5 August 2015GOLD CUP SIRES STRONG 2YO SALE DRAFT
The Scott Bros’ resident sire Mogok has long been regarded as one of South Africa’s unsung heroes of the breeding shed. The superbly bred ...
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4 August 2015GRADE ONE TREBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
It was all but a clean sweep for graduates of Bloodstock South Africa sales at Saturday’s delayed Gold Cup meeting. No fewer than three BSA graduates ...
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31 July 2015CHAMPION SPRINTER LOOKS APPEALING
Bloodstock South Africa are pleased to announce that former European Champion Sprinter Dream Ahead will be represented at the 2015 National 2YO Sale. A ...
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28 July 2015CLASSY ASHAAWES NATIONAL 2YO SALE DRAFT
Sandown Stud’s successful resident sire Ashaawes has enjoyed another fine season with his runners during 2014-2015. The son of Kingmambo’s ...
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24 July 2015THE SILVANO INFLUENCE
Maine Chance Farms’ magnificent sire Silvano recently achieved a remarkable feat when his sons Power King, Punta Arenas and Tellina filled the first ...
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23 July 2015EXCITING FORTS STRONG NATIONAL 2YO SALE DRAFT
Former Equus Champion Elusive Fort currently ranks as one of the most exciting young stallions at stud in South Africa. Fort Wood’s champion son ...
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13 July 2015TBA Breeder Education Seminar July 2015
Dear Breeder The TBA Breeder Education Seminar takes place on Tuesday, 28 July at the Golden Valley Conference and Hotel and moves to KZN the following ...
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10 July 2015SAD LOSS OF SAIL FROM SEATTLE
Ascot Stud have announced the sad loss of their promising young stallion Sail From Seattle. He was just 12 years old at the time of his death, and his ...
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10 July 2015NATIONAL 2YO SALE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE
The catalogue is now available online for one of South Africa’s best value for money thoroughbred auctions. Germiston’s National Two Year ...
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9 July 2015BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE JULY FINISH
 It was a clear cut case of Bloodstock South Africa domination in the running of the 2015 Vodacom Durban July with former BSA bought thoroughbreds ...
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4 July 2015TRIPPI FILLY TOPS SUNCOAST SALE
After a tough two days of trading, the 2015 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale came to a close Friday afternoon. Following a promising first day of trading, prices ...
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26 June 2015RED HOT SIRE TOREADOR WELL REPRESENTED AT SUNCOAST SALE
Bush Hill Stud’s highly successful sire Toreador has enjoyed a wonderful season in 2014-2015. The royally bred son of Danehill, sire of a pair of ...
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25 June 2015POPULAR PATHFORKS STRONG KZN SALE REPRESENTATION
Highlands Farm’s well performed young sire Pathfork’s first yearlings have proved extremely popular in 2015. The son of Distorted Humor’s ...
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24 June 2015QUEENS PLATE WINNER STRONG AT SUNCOAST SALE
Former G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate winner Gimmethegreenlight has already proven popular in the sales ring. First crop yearlings of the son ...
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22 June 2015FEATURE DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADS
It was a case of twice as nice for Bloodstock South African sold thoroughbreds at Scottsville on Sunday. BSA sold horses made it a feature race double ...
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17 June 2015JUST AS WELLS SUNCOAST DRAFT APPEALS
Spring Valley Studs promising young sire Just As Well has certainly made a pleasing start to his stud career. The Gr1 winning son of legendary US sire ...
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16 June 2015Equine Health Fund June 2015 Newsletter
Read about the reasons for new enforcement of AHS vaccine period and the Horse Import Export Task Team. Equine Health Fund June 2015 Newsletter//
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12 June 2015WELL BRED BALL STRONG AT KZN SALE
Bush Hill Stud’s beautifully bred young sire Curved Ball is by one of the hottest stallions on the planet. Curved Ball’s sire Fastnet Rock ...
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10 June 2015LIGHTNING TO STRIKE TWICE AT KZN SALE
Three years ago, a son of Black Minnaloushe was sold at the KZN Yearling Sale for just R60 000. Subsequently named Louis The King, the charismatic colt ...
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8 June 2015A WEEKEND TO REMEMBER FOR BSA GRADUATES
It was a weekend to remember for Bloodstock South Africa –with no fewer than four BSA sold thoroughbreds saluting in local graded races. The BSA ...
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5 June 2015LEADING SIRE STRONGLY REPRESENTED AT KZN SALE
The late, great Kahal has a truly cracking draft on offer at the 2015 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale. The former Bush Hill Stud resident, who has no fewer ...
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2 June 2015CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE FOR KZN YEARLING SALE
A cracking catalogue for the 2015 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale is now available to be viewed online. No fewer than 262 high class yearlings have been catalogued ...
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22 May 2015BSA Cape Mixed Sale's Results available in PDF
The BSA Cape Mixed Sale was concluded at Kleinplasie in Worcester on Thursday 21 May. 175 Lots were sold at an average of R49 960 with the top price of ...
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20 May 2015STUNNING DEBUT FOR BSA GRADUATE
The Bloodstock South African graduate Bull Valley made a stunning debut at the Vaal on Tuesday. Bred by Dr Marianne Thomson, Bull Valley was backed to ...
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19 May 2015BSA GRAD SCORES IN SINGAPORE
Former Bloodstock South African purchase Mr Fantastic picked up his second Singapore victory on Friday when scoring an eye catching win on Singapore ...
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11 May 2015DERBY GLORY FOR BSA GRADUATE
Bloodstock South Africa graduates have enjoyed plenty of big race success in 2015, and the latest BSA buy to score in a major South African race was St ...
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8 May 2015TOP CLASS MARES STANDOUT IN CAPE SALE
The annual Cape Mare and Weanling Sale is set to take place at Kleinplasie later this month, and the 2015 catalogue includes a smattering of really well ...
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29 April 2015CAPE MARE AND WEANLING SALE NOW ONLINE
The catalogue for the 2015 Cape Mare And Weanling Sale is now available for viewing live at www.tba.co.za A sale with a great history, the Cape Mare ...
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28 April 2015DYNASTY DOMINATES DAY ONE OF NATIONAL SALE
While the overall aggregate was down slightly on the previous year’s prices, the stock of leading sire Dynasty could not have been any higher on ...
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28 April 2015RECORD SMASHED AT NATIONAL SALE
There was a new record set for a yearling sold at the National Yearling Sale on Thursday afternoon when the beautifully bred Savannah Cat was knocked down ...
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28 April 2015NEW RECORD SET AT NATIONAL SALE
A positive day of trading on day two of the 2015 National Yearling Sale saw rises in aggregate, average and median, a reassuring sign following a slightly ...
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28 April 2015DYNASTY DOMINATES
Progeny of Highlands Farm’s outstanding resident stallion Dynasty continued to be in great demand on the final day of the 2015 National Yearling ...
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28 April 2015RECORD BREAKING NATIONAL SALE ENDS
While the aggregate of the 2015 National Sale dropped slightly from last year, there was an overall sense of satisfaction following the sales conclusion ...
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17 April 2015FIRST WINNER FOR JUST AS WELL
Spring Valley Stud’s beautifully bred and well performed young stallion Just As Well was represented by his first winner at the Vaal on Thursday. His ...
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14 April 2015EVER GREEN KAHAL WELL REPRESENTED AT NYS
The death of top sire Kahal last year was a devastating blow for KZN. The son of Machiavellian, long regarded as the leading stallion in the province, ...
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10 April 2015QUEENS PLATE WINNERS TOP CLASS NYS DRAFT
Varsfontein Stud's exciting young sire Gimmethegreenlight has a superb draft on offer at this year’s National Yearling Sale, which is scheduled to ...
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8 April 2015LATE GREAT SIRE STRONG AT NATIONAL SALE
The death of former champion sire Western Winter in 2013 was a harsh blow for the South African breeding community. A triple champion sire, the son of ...
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1 April 2015EXCITING VISIONAIRE WELL REPRESENTED AT NYS
One of the most exciting and talked about young stallions standing at stud in South Africa is, without question, Summerhill Stud’s young horse Visionaire. ...
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30 March 2015FIRST WINNER FOR NOORDHOEK FLYER
Former dual Guineas winner Noordhoek Flyer was represented by his first winner this weekend, when his two-year-old son Shap Shap won a good race at Greyville ...
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30 March 2015HONG KONG GLORY FOR BSA GRADUATE
The Highlands Farm bred Five Up High (formerly known as My Nephew Eric), picked up his first Hong Kong win at Sha Tin on Sunday. A son of Ascot Stud’s ...
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26 March 2015PROMISING QUERARI WELL REPRESENTED ON NYS
Maine Chance Farms’ beautifully bred young sire Querari has made a superb start to his stud career. The Group 1 winning son of leading sire and ...
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24 March 2015WORLDS BEST REPRESENTED AT 2015 NYS
Two of the world’s best and most popular stallions will be represented on the 2015 National Yearling Sale, set to take place at Germiston at the ...
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20 March 2015PROMISING FORT HAS SELECT STRING AT 2015 NYS
Klipdrif Stud’s exciting young stallion Elusive Fort has made a superb start to his stud career. The former champion’s small first crop has ...
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19 March 2015CHAMPION AL WELL REPRESENTED AT 2015 NYS
The remarkably successful sire Captain Al looks set to be strongly represented at next month’s National Yearling Sale. The former G1 Cape Guineas ...
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16 March 2015TRIPPIS TERRIFIC 2015 NYS DRAFT
Drakenstein Stud’s sensationally successful sire Trippi has enjoyed a tremendous run of success over the past few months. Not only has the son of ...
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11 March 2015SOUTH AFRICAN LOG LEADER WELL REPRESENTED AT 2015 NYS
With a stronger than ever catalogue, the 2015 National Yearling Sale, due to take place in Germiston next month, will be offering lots by many of the best ...
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10 March 2015TOP SIRES REPRESENTED AT NATIONAL SALE
Next month’s National Yearling Sale has drawn together an extremely strong catalogue. The 2015 National Sale will include lots by many of the very ...
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5 March 2015NATIONAL SALE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE
Bloodstock South Africa is proud to announce that a top class catalogue for the 2015 National Yearling Sale is now available for viewing online. The sale, ...
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24 February 2015BSA GRAD TASTES SUCCESS IN SINGAPORE
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Time Odyssey scored his maiden victory in Singapore last Friday. A R1.6 million buy at the 2013 Emperors Palace ...
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24 February 2015VAL DE VIE SURPASSES EXPECTATIONS
Sunday saw the inaugural Val De Vie Yearling Sale take place at the exquisite Val De Vie Estate in Franschhoek. The sale had an exceptional turn out, ...
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20 February 2015FIRST WINNER FOR QUERARI
Maine Chance Farms’ exciting young first crop sire Querari was represented by his first winner when the well bred filly Spring Wonder made a winning ...
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18 February 2015EXCITING MAMBO WELL REPRESENTED AT VAL DE VIE
Moutonshoek’s exciting young stallion Mambo In Seattle is one of the most exciting young sires currently standing at stud in South Africa. The ...
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16 February 2015BSA GRADUATE SALUTES IN DUBAI
The Roski Stud bred, and former Bloodstock South Africa graduate, Journeyman prevailed in emphatic fashion over1600m at Meydan on Saturday. It was a first ...
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3 February 2015FUTURA POWERS HOME TO MET GLORY
The former Bloodstock South Africa purchase Futura powered home to a devastating win in Saturday’s R2.5 million J&B Met. Winner of the recent ...
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30 January 2015BSA SOLD CHAMPION SIZZLES IN DUBAI
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Vercingetorix confirmed his status as a world class thoroughbred with a superb win in the Gr2 Al Rashidiya at Meydan ...
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29 January 2015THE DYNASTY CONNECTION
Outstanding South African sire Dynasty has dominated the headlines in local racing and breeding circles over the past two years. Since the start of 2014, ...
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27 January 2015TOP NOTCH TRIPPIS TOP LOTS ON SALE
Drakenstein Stud’s resident sire Trippi has enjoyed a superb season in 2014-2015. The handsome son of End Sweep, whose offspring have amassed over ...
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27 January 2015FIRST WINNER FOR GREAT BRITAIN
Highlands Farm’s well bred young sire Great Britain was represented by his first South African winner when his first crop daughter Roy’s Goddess ...
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26 January 2015FORT WOOD PASSES
One of South Africa’s most successful sires of the past two decades, Fort Wood, has died. The Mauritzfontein Stud based horse was 25 years old. Winner ...
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23 January 2015QUEENS PLATE WINNERS YEARLINGS SET TO IMPRESS
Varsfontein Stud’s top class racehorse and blue blooded young sire Gimmethegreenlight is one of a handful of young stallions represented by first ...
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20 January 2015THE MAMBO EFFECT
The influence of world leading sire Kingmambo is strongly felt in the catalogue for the inaugural Val De Vie Sale, set to take place next month. No fewer ...
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19 January 2015SA BREDS STAR IN SINGAPORE
It was a case of twice as nice for a pair of Bloodstock South African graduates in Singapore on Friday. The double was initiated by Mr Fantastic (sold ...
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16 January 2015CHAMPION SIRES WELL REPRESENTED AT VAL DE VIE
The majority of South Africa’s top stallions have offspring on sale at next month’s Val De Vie Sale in Franschoek. All of Captain Al, Dynasty, ...
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15 January 2015CHAMPION SIRES FIRST LOCAL CROP TO STAR!
Drakenstein Stud’s well performed young sire Philanthropist has a strong draft at the inaugural Val De Vie Sale, set to take place on February 22nd. ...
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12 January 2015FUTURA SKATES HOME TO QUEENS PLATE VICTORY!
For the second year in a row South Africa’s top mile event was won by a Bloodstock South Africa graduate. The L’Ormarins Queen’s ...
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5 January 2015GRADED DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADS
Former Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds won both graded stakes features run in South Africa this past weekend to register a remarkable clean ...
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4 January 2015ANOTHER GREAT MONTH FOR BSA GRADUATES
December was another highly successful month for past Bloodstock South Africa sales graduates. Former BSA sold horses won no fewer than five feature ...
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