5 August 2019

The Oldlands Stud will be handsomely represented at this year’s Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale, which is due to commence in Germiston on August 15th at 11:00 AM sharp.

Oldlands will be offering 15 two-year-olds (five as agent) at this year’s sale, with their draft including lots by such sires as Captain Of All, Elusive Fort, Futura, Ideal World, Master Of My Fate,Pomodoro,  Querari, Vercingetorix, and Wylie Hall.

Red hot sire, and G1 winning Oasis Dream horse, Querari (recently crowned Champion 2YO Sire for 2018-2019) has two in this imposing draft. His son Forest Phoenix (Lot 340) is out of a four time winning mare closely related to Oaks Trial winner Inaninstant, while Party Star (Lot 285) is a filly out of a mare who won four –from the family of champion filly Hammer Belle.

Orgetorix (Lot 9) is a colt by red hot young sire, and Equus Champion, Vercingetorix, and this cleverly bred colt hails from the same family as dual St Leger winner and high-class sire Niniski –the grandsire of Vercingetorix’s own sire Silvano!

Captain Of All is another former Equus Champion to have made a splendid start to his stud career, and the son of Captain Al has two in the Oldlands draft. His daughter Meet The Captain (Lot 87) is out of a winning daughter of Fillies Guineas runner up Winter Ade, while Captain Of All filly Vignette (Lot 312) is out of a winning ½ sister to G1 Daily News 2000 winner Surcharge and hails from the family of champions Kris and Diesis.

Ideal World, whose progeny include two Met winners and a SA Derby winner, is the sire of Dr Doolittle (Lot 183), a colt, inbred to the wonderful mare Julie Andrews, bred on the same cross as champion Smart Call,  while the very promising July winning sire Pomodoro is the sire of Quality Joker (Lot 188) –a half-brother to 2 winners including the lightly raced stakes placed River Rafting.

Oksana (Lot 260) is a filly from the first crop of Horse Of The Year Futura, and this filly (inbred to Western Winter) is from the immediate family of multiple G1 winner Captain America, while promising sire Wylie Hall is the sire of a filly (Lot 327) whose dam is a G1 placed half-sister to G2 Selangor Cup winner Rocket Countdown.

High-class sire Elusive Fort is also represented in this draft –his son No Brainer (Lot 110) is out of a half-sister to the Oldlands Stud bred G1 SA Classic winner English Garden, and further back this is the family of champions Colonial Girl and Edict Of Nantes.

Oldlands National 2YO Sale draft can be viewed online at www.bsa.co.za