20 June 2018

John Everett’s Narrow Creek Farm has been enjoying a tremendous run of form with the farm’s recent winners including the likes of high class sprinter Pinnacle Peak and 2018 Vasco Prix du Cap winner Elusive Heart.

This year, Narrow Creek will be offering six high class lots at the KZN Yearling Sale, with the draft including yearlings by such popular stallions as Elusive Fort (sire of Elusive Heart), Flower Alley, Pathfork and What A Winter.

Champion Pathfork, whose daughter Mighty High won the recent G1 Allan Robertson Championship, is the sire of a bay filly (Lot 113), who is a ½ sister to a multiple winner and whose five time winning dam is a daughter of top broodmare sire Rich Man’s Gold. This filly’s fourth dam is G1 Prix Saint-Alary winner Smuggly, a daughter of breed shaping stallion Caro.

Malay (Lot 124) is the name of a colt by bang in-form sire Elusive Fort, sire of, among others, Vodacom Durban July hope Secret Potion. This colt, a ½ brother to 2 winners, is from the same family as champions Bluffing, Circle Of Life, Taima Bluff and July winner Tecla Bluff among others.

Triple G1 winner Elusive Fort is also sire of Tropical Treat (Lot 189), with this colt being out of a half-sister to 2 stakes winners, notably Oaks winner Sweetie Pie. The latter was sired by Elusive Fort’s own sire Fort Wood, making this colt on offer very closely related indeed to Sweetie Pie.

Flower Alley, the only sire at stud in South Africa to have sired a Kentucky Derby winner, has two in the draft –Dutch Alley (Lot 136) is a colt from the same family as US G1 winner Run Man Run, while the colt (Lot 159) out of Fairy Tern is out of a daughter of top class racemare Tarn Fairy and his dam is a ¾ sister to Silvano sired Derby winner Mr Winsome.

Multiple champion, and South Africa’s Leading Second Crop Sire this season, What A Winter (by Western Winter) is the sire of a colt (Lot 238) whose dam is a half-sister to G2 The Debutante winner Winterinthewoods (by Western Winter) and this is the same family as dual G1 winning sire Warm White Night (by Western Winter).