News Archive - 2016
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28 December 2016FESTIVE FEATURE DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
The Christmas weekend proved a festive double for BSA graduates. Not only did former BSA buy Tevez land a major Cape sprint feature but BSA hope Rikitikitana ...
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19 December 2016BSA GRADUATE LIFTS PREMIER TROPHY
Bloodstock South Africa, whose notable representatives this year include Horse Of The Year Legal Eagle and champion Marinaresco, was represented by an ...
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14 December 2016SAVE THE DATE SAS PREMIER SALE OFFERS PREMIER YEARLINGS
South Africa’s premier yearling sale, the National Yearling Sale, has drawn together an outstanding catalogue of some of the country’s best ...
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14 December 2016IMPRESSIVE DEBUT FOR PUNTA
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Punta Cana made an impressive winning debut at Turffontein on Tuesday night. A handsome 2yo son of last season’s ...
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5 December 2016BSA CHAMPS SHINE IN GREEN POINT STAKES CLEAN SWEEP
Bloodstock South African sold thoroughbreds continued their great run of success this weekend. Following on a weekend which saw BSA graduates land a pair ...
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28 November 2016TBA Long Service Awards
TBA Long service awards, congratulations to all From left to right: Edward Maahlo (25 years) Heavy Mabanga (25 years) Maria Dladla (25 years) Meriam ...
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21 November 2016GOLD STANDARD LIFTS SELANGOR CUP
Saturday’s Lanzerac sponsored race-day at Kenilworth proved a good one for former Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds. BSA graduates lifted ...
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18 November 2016BSA GRADUATE WINS IN DUBAI!
The blue blooded, Bloodstock South African purchase, Need To Know (Western Winter) picked up his fifth Dubai win on Thursday. Ridden by Tadhg O’Shea, ...
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17 November 2016PLUCK COLT TOPS MIXED SALE
A son of former G2 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf winner Pluck (More Than Ready) was the sales topper at Wednesday’s BSA November Mixed Sale. Consigned ...
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14 November 2016FEATURE RACE DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
It was a feature race clean sweep for former Bloodstock South Africa graduates at Turffontein on Sunday, with BSA buys picking up both the G2 Victory Moon ...
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14 November 2016NOVEMBER MIXED SALE UPDATES
Michael Azzie representing Mr A & Mrs FJ van Vuuren has updated us on the withdrawals from their draft. The following lots have been withdrawn from ...
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10 November 2016HORSES IN TRAINING SALE OFFER BUYERS GREAT CHANCE FOR EARLY RETURN
Bloodstock South Africa’s Mixed Sale, which is set to take place in Germiston on November 16th, is a sale with something for everyone. Buyers should ...
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7 November 2016VAL DE VIE STAR IMPRESSES IN GRAHAM BECK WIN
Doosra, the third top lot sold at the inaugural Val De Vie Yearling Sale in 2015, stamped himself as a potential classic contender when running out a convincing ...
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7 November 2016A TRULY SUPER SATURDAY FOR JOHAN JANSE VAN VUUREN
Trainer Johan Janse Van Vuuren enjoyed a truly “Super Saturday” at Turffontein’s past weekend’s Charity Mile day. Van Vuuren and ...
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3 November 2016MIXED SALE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE
Bloodstock South Africa are proud to announce the catalogue for the November Mixed Sale is now online. The one day sale will be held at the TBA complex ...
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3 November 2016SALES TOPPING FILLY STUNS ON DEBUT
La Roquette, the top priced lot sold at the 2015 National Two Year Old Sale, impressed when running out a facile debut winner at the Vaal on Thursday. Despite ...
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2 November 2016BSA SALES DATES FOR 2017
The dates for the National Yearling Sale 2017 have changed to 3, 4 & 5 May 2017 due to Champions Day being moved to 6 May 2017. We apologise for any ...
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31 October 2016GREAT WEEKEND FOR BSA GRADUATES!
Bloodstock South Africa graduates dominated the finish to Sunday’s G3 Betting World Algoa Cup at Fairview. Former BSA purchases Nebula and Captain ...
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26 October 2016New BSA Personnel & Exciting Sales News
BSA’s administration will be run from the Equine Group’s offices in Durban.   Pauline Smith will continue to operate out of the ...
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10 October 2016BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE DURBANVILLE
It was a feature race clean sweep for Bloodstock South Africa graduates at Durbanville on Sunday, with Captain America and Captain’s Flame landing ...
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10 October 2016SINGAPORE DOUBLE FOR BSA STARS
A pair of former Bloodstock South Africa graduates bought more international glory to South Africa when they saluted at Kranji this past weekend. The ...
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7 October 2016NATIONAL SALE BUY IMPRESSES ON DEBUT
The Adriaan and Rika Van Vuuren owned Captain Von Trapp made a smart, winning debut at the Vaal on Thursday afternoon. Despite running a bit green, the ...
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4 October 2016BSA GRADUATE SEEKS MATCHEM GLORY
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Captain America will be seeking his eight career win when he lines up in Sunday’s G3 Matchem Stakes at Durbanville ...
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3 October 2016BSA GRADUATE LIFTS HERITAGES GRAND PRIZE
 Irish Pride, a former Bloodstock South Africa purchase, stole the show at Saturday’s inaugural World Sports Grand Heritage at the Vaal ...
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26 September 2016BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE SETTLERS TROPHY
rmer Bloodstock South Africa graduates dominated the finish to Saturday’s Listed Settlers Trophy at Durbanville. Francia, Captain Splendid and My ...
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19 September 2016BIG WEEKEND FOR BSA GRADUATES
Past Bloodstock South Africa graduates enjoyed a weekend to remember, with a number of promising performers putting up smart debut efforts, while another ...
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12 September 2016BSA CYS Venue Announced
Bloodstock South Africa will be holding their annual Cape Yearling Sale on Thursday  16 March 2017 at Mistico Equestrian Centre in an effort to convenience ...
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12 September 2016BSA GRADUATE IMPRESSES ON DEBUT
Miss Einstein, a R400 000 buy from the 2015 National Yearling Sale, made a smart debut at Durbanville on Saturday. Bred by Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm, ...
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6 September 2016BSA GRADUATE FOR MAJOR INTERNATIONAL RACE
The Varsfontein Stud bred Need To Know is one of 16 thoroughbreds who have been entered in the inaugural Keeneland Korea Cup, which is set to be run at ...
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22 August 2016RECORD BREAKING NATIONAL TWO YEAR OLD SALE CONCLUDES
The market proved strong and boyant throughout two days of trading at the 2016 National Two Year Old Sale, which was concluded at the TBA complex in Germiston ...
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19 August 2016AGGREGATE, AVERAGE RISE AT TWO YEAR OLD SALE
Despite trading in a tough economic climate, day one of the 2016 National Two Year Old Sale ended on a real high note on Thursday evening. Both the aggregate ...
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15 August 2016TOP CAPE FARMS HAVE PLENTY TO OFFER
Three Cape farms well represented at the 2016 National Two Year Old Sale are the Hemel ‘n Aarde Stud, Highlands Farm, and Klipdrif Stud. Between ...
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10 August 2016SPORTING, RACING LEGEND STRONGLY REPRESENTED AT 2YO SALE
Golfing great Gary Player’s the Gary Player Stud Farm has an exceptional draft on offer at this month’s National Two Year Old Sale. The ...
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5 August 2016THE NATIONAL TWO YEAR OLD SALE-SAS BEST VALUE FOR MONEY SALE!
The National Two Year Old Sale, set to take place in Germiston this month on August 18th and 19th, is not only one of South Africa’s most successful ...
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1 August 2016BSA GRADUATE LANDS EMOTIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP
Brilliant three-year-old, and former BSA graduate, Marinaresco bought the house down at Greyville on Super Sunday. The diminutive gelding gave retiring ...
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28 July 2016TOP FARMS, TOP SIRES REPRESENTED AT TWO YEAR OLD SALE
The majority of South Africa’s top breeders and stallions will be represented at the 2016 National Two Year Old Sale, which is set to take place ...
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26 July 2016JACKSON, THE APACHE HIGHLIGHT QUALITY OF 2YO SALE GRADUATES
Two of the best performed recent graduates of the National Two Year Old Sale are both now enjoying life at stud. Both Jackson and The Apache are now ...
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25 July 2016NATIONAL TWO YEAR OLD SALE HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
One of South Africa’s oldest and most successful thoroughbred auctions is set to take place at the TBA’s Germiston complex on August 18 ...
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21 July 2016EQUUS AWARD WINNERS HIGHLIGHT QUALITY OF 2YO SALE
The National Two Year Old Sale is not only one of South Africa’s oldest thoroughbred auctions, it is also one of the country’s most successful. Numerous ...
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20 July 2016O TAMARA WINS CHAMPION JUVENILE CUP
Bloodstock South Africa graduate O Tamara picked up her second consecutive feature race win on Friday when romping home to victory in the G3 Champion Juvenile ...
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20 July 2016THREE YEAR OLDS HIGHLIGHTS QUALITY OF 2YO SALE
The National Two Year Old Sale is without question one of the best value of money thoroughbred auctions in South Africa. This August sale has traditionally ...
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7 July 2016THE 2016 NATIONAL TWO YEAR OLD SALE
Bloodstock South Africa are proud to announce that the catalogue for their 2016 National Two Year Old Sale is now available for viewing online. The two ...
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4 July 2016JULY DAY GRADED DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADS
A pair of former Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds picked up graded wins at Greyville on Vodacom Durban July day last Saturday. First BSA graduate ...
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4 July 2016PHILANTHROPIST COLT TOPS SIBAYA KZN YEARLING SALE
A son of Drakenstein Stud’s red hot young sire Philanthropist proved the star attraction at the 2016 Sibaya KZN Yearling Sale, which took place at ...
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22 June 2016OVERSEAS CAMPAIGN FOR KZN SALE STAR
One of the most brilliant fillies to race in South Africa over the past few years is former Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale graduate Same Jurisdiction. Bred ...
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20 June 2016EQUUS CHAMPION A GREAT POSTER BOY FOR KZN SALE
The Scott Bros bred Wild One, South Africa’s Equus Champion Stayer of 2014-2015, is a tremendous advert for the quality and class of thoroughbred ...
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17 June 2016KZN YEARLING SALE GRADUATE LANDS LADYS SLIPPER
Talented two-year-old filly O Tamara stamped her class with an strong victory in Friday’s Listed Lady’s Slipper Stakes at Fairview. In ...
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14 June 2016FEATURE RACE DOUBLE FOR STAR BSA JUVENILES
A pair of Bloodstock South Africa sold juveniles really caught at the eye at Greyville on Rising Sun Gold Challenge day last Saturday. First former ...
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31 May 2016WOOLAVINGTON GLORY FOR BELA-BELA
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Bela-Bela stamped herself as the leader of her generation with an authorative victory in Saturday’s G1 Woolavington ...
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30 May 2016QUALITY ABOUNDS AT 2016 SIBAYA KZN YEARLING SALE
The catalogue for the 2016 Sibaya KZN Yearling Sale is now online –and prospective buyers are well and truly spoilt for choice at this year’s ...
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17 May 2016DERBY GLORY FOR CAPTAIN SPLENDID
Bloodstock South Africa graduate Captain Splendid picked up the first graded win of his career when he won Sunday’s G3 World Sports Betting East ...
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12 May 2016BSA SUPERSTAR RETIRED TO DRAKENSTEIN STUD
The Cheveley Stud bred Legislate, South Africa’s Horse Of The Year of 2014, has been retired to stud, following a disappointing run in Friday night’s ...
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9 May 2016FEATURE RACE DOUBLE FOR BSA STARS
Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds have been flying the flag with distinction around South Africa. Former BSA graduates to excel this season include ...
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3 May 2016TOUGH NATIONAL SALE CONCLUDES
A lack of a strong presence in the upper end of the market saw both aggregate and average fall at the 2016 National Yearling Sale, which came to an end ...
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3 May 2016TRIPLE CROWN GLORY FOR ABASHIRI
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate Abashiri made history on Saturday when he landed the G1 SA Derby on Champions Day. In landing Saturday’s ...
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28 April 2016TRIPPI FILLY TOPS FIRST DAY OF 2016 NATIONAL SALE
A daughter of Drakenstein Studs resident sire Trippi proved the star attraction on the first day of the 2016 National Yearling Sale, which got underway ...
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25 April 2016NYS GRADUATES DOMINATE WINTER SERIES OPENERS
With the National Yearling Sale set to take place at Germiston this week past graduates took the opportunity to dominate feature races at Kenilworth this ...
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21 April 2016GONE WEST DESCENDS ON NYS!
The influence of the great Mr Prospector son Gone West is well and truly to the fore at this year’s National Yearling Sale. Gone West has five major ...
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19 April 2016THE SILVANO EFFECT
Maine Chance Farms’ leading sire Silvano, who topped the sires’ averages at last year’s National Yearling Sale, is once again strongly ...
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14 April 2016TOP CLASS RACEMARES AND TOP CLASS YEARLINGS
A number of high class, stakes winning mares are represented by yearlings at this year’s National Yearling Sale. Remarkably, there are over 70 stakes ...
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11 April 2016MORE SUCCESS FOR GIMME
Varsfontein Stud’s well performed and exciting young sire Gimmethegreenlight was represented by his second first crop winner when the Nadeson Park ...
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11 April 2016GRADED DOUBLE FOR BSA
Bloodstock South Africa graduates have been enjoying a tremendous run of success, and, fresh of a G1 treble at Turffontein recently, they were at it again ...
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7 April 2016EXCITING YOUNG SIRES SUPERB FIRST DRAFTS AT NYS
The National Yearling Sale regularly highlights some exceptional young sire talent, and the 2016 sale promises to do more of the same, when some exceptionally ...
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1 April 2016TOP SIRES STRONGLY REPRESENTED AT NYS
South Africa’s elite stallions will be strongly represented at the 2016 National Yearling Sale, which is set to take place at the TBA’s Complex ...
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29 March 2016BSA GRADUATE A FIRST WINNER FOR CURVED BALL
The beautifully bred young sire Curved Ball, who is based at the Bush Hill Stud, has made a pleasing start to his stud career, and the young sire duly ...
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29 March 2016BSA GRADUATES SHINE IN EASTER FEATURES
The Easter weekend well and truly proved a profitable one for former Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds. BSA graduates won feature races in three ...
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16 March 2016DOUBLE FOR JUST AS WELL
Spring Valley Stud’s promising young sire Just As Well has made a pleasing start to his stud career, with his first two small crops both yielding ...
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14 March 2016FIRST SA WINNER FOR PHILANTHROPIST
Drakenstein Stud’s Philanthropist was represented by his first South African winner on Sunday when his 2yo son Good To Give (who is from his sire’s ...
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9 March 2016CRACKING NYS DRAFT FOR EQUUS CHAMPION
Drakenstein Stud’s young resident sire and multiple Equus Champion What A Winter has certainly made a pleasing start to his stud career. The son ...
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7 March 2016PROMISING BOLD SILVANO WELL REPRESENTED AT NATIONALS
Ascot Stud’s resident sire Bold Silvano has made the perfect start to his stud career. The 2010 G1 Vodacom Durban July winner has been represented ...
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29 February 2016PATHFORK OFF THE MARK
Highlands Farm’s popular young sire Pathfork got off the mark with a first crop winner on Saturday when his daughter Corker won a maiden juvenile ...
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29 February 2016GUINEAS GLORY FOR ABASHIRI
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduate, Abashiri, stamped himself a top contender for the 2016 South African Triple Crown with a facile and dominant win ...
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18 February 2016MORE BSA SUCCESS IN HONG KONG
Bloodstock South Africa graduate Perfect Smart became the latest BSA to score overseas when the gelding picked his initial Hong Kong score on Wednesday, ...
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15 February 2016VAR COLT TOPS VAL DE VIE SALE
The magnificent Val De Vie Estate hosted the second renewal of the BSA Val De Vie Yearling Sale on Sunday afternoon. Buyers and vendors were able to enjoy ...
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10 February 2016MET WINNING SIRE WELL REPRESENTED AT VAL DE VIE
Mauritzfontein Stud’s blue blooded young sire Ideal World has made a stunning start to his stud career. The son of Kingmambo and multiple champion ...
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8 February 2016BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE GRADED FEATURE
Madame Dubois, Negroamaro and Juxtapose made it a 1-2-3 finish for Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds when they filled the first three spots in ...
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4 February 2016PROMISING GIMME STRONGLY REPRESENTED AT VAL DE VIE SALE
Varsfontein Stud’s exciting young sire Gimmethegreenlight became the second of the first crop sires off the mark on Sunday, when his son Skip The ...
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2 February 2016NOORDHOEKS WEEKEND DOUBLE
Gary Player Stud Farm’s resident sire Noordhoek Flyer, himself a  R2.5million buy from the 2008 National Sale, enjoyed a good weekend. The former ...
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1 February 2016MORE SINGAPORE SUCCESS FOR ODYSSEY
MORE SINGAPORE SUCCESS FOR ODYSSEY Former Bloodstock South Africa buy Time Odyssey has been enjoying a great run of success in Singapore of late. The ...
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29 January 2016CHAMPIONS FIRST CROP BOUND TO APPEAL
Drakenstein Stud’s popular young sire What A Winter is well represented at February’s Val De Vie Yearling Sale. The charismatic champion, ...
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25 January 2016INVESTEC DERBY GLORY FOR ITS MY TURN
The great run of success enjoyed by Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds continued unabated at Kenilworth this Saturday. The Willem Englebrecht ...
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22 January 2016RIDGE STRONG AT VAL DE VIE
Wilgerbosdrift’s late sire Tiger Ridge has enjoyed a cracking run of form this season.  Storm Cat’s blue blooded son has enjoyed a resurgence ...
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18 January 2016STAKES DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds have been winning good races aplenty the world over since the start of 2016. Remarkably, BSA graduates have ...
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11 January 20161-3 FINISH FOR BSA GRADUATES IN DUBAI
Champion trainer Mike de Kock wasted no time in getting on the score board on the opening meeting for the 2016 Dubai World Cup Carnival. He saddled both ...
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11 January 2016BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE LQP
For the third year in a row, South Africa’s premier 1600m contest, the G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, was won by a Bloodstock South Africa ...
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11 January 2016SINGAPORE DERBY HOPES FOR BSA GRAD
The great run of form enjoyed by Bloodstock South Africa graduates continued unabated this weekend. Not only did BSA sold thoroughbreds fill the first ...
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7 January 2016POTENT BSA GRADUATE WINS AGAIN
Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds have been on a roll in recent times, with BSA grads winning major races both at home and abroad. Among the many ...
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4 January 2016VAL DE VIE GRADUATE IMPRESSES AT KENILWORTH
Felicity Flyer, a R160 000 purchase from last year’s inaugural Val De Vie Yearling Sale, scored an eye catching win at Kenilworth last Saturday. The ...
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4 January 2016GRADED DOUBLE FOR BSA GRADUATES
New Year proved a good one for Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds. BSA buys picked up a pair of graded races, with past graduates landing significant ...
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