24 July 2020


Long time leading vendor, the Ascot Stud, will once again be offering a high-class draft at this years Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale.

Not only will Ascot will be offering 15 yearlings by resident stallion, and South Africas red hot first crop sire, Global View, their draft also includes yearlings sired by such notable horses as Gimmethegreenlight, Silvano, Soft Falling Rain and Twice Over.

Global Views imposing draft includes a colt (Lot 9) out of a three-parts sister to champion sire Captain Al, a filly (Lot 29) whose G3 winning dam is a half-sister to the Ascot Stud bred Cape Guineas hero Elusive Gold, a colt (Lot 128) out of Brazilian G2 winner Energia Elegante, and a colt (Lot 143) out of G1 Allan Robertson Championship runner up Fairy Queen.

Other appealing yearlings in this draft sired by Global View include the colt (Lot 158) whose dam is a full-sister to the G3 winning dam of this seasons Triple Tiara heroine Summer Pudding, the half-sister (Lot 355) to talented Dubai based galloper Bold Rex, and the full-brother to recent debut winner Global Ash.

Perhaps the pick of Ascots Global View yearlings, however, this year is Coral Dawn (Lot 93), with this filly being a half-sister to G1 Premiers Champions Challenge winner Coral Fever, and out of a half-sister to SA Derby winning sire Ravishing.

South Africas reigning champion sire Silvano is the sire of Chicago Lass (Lot 247), a filly out of G1 Thekwini Stakes heroine Lauderdale, while Royal Guide (Lot 366) is a Gimmethegreenlight colt out of another Thekwini Stakes winner in the form of Royal Fantasy. The latter has already proved a top-class producer, with Royal Fantasys first four runners including 3 stakes horses and another nine time winner!

Rain Flash (Lot 257) is a son of the globetrotting champion Soft Falling Rain and Liwa -a Trippi daughter of G1 Woolavington 2000 runner up Arabian Pearl, while European champion Twice Over is represented here by Storms Over (Lot 414), a colt out of East Cape Paddock Stakes heroine Stormy Coast.

Ascot will also be the following lots on behalf of the Riyo Stud:

Global Forests (Lot 59) is a Global View half-brother to the stakes placed Klever Kathy, and he is out of a full-sister to July winning champion Big City Life.

Tabebuia (Lot 249) is a colt by prominent first season sire Global View, and he is out of a winning own sister to dual G3 Yellowwood Handicap winner Queens Bay, from the family of Danehill and Machiavellian.

Pot Sox (Lot 359) is a Pathfork filly, and she is a full-sister to East Cape Fillies Nursery winner Precious Pansy from one of the best families in the studbook.

Global Louise (Lot 464) is a Global View half-sister to G3 Lonsdale Stirrup Cup winner Balance Sheet.