Formerly known as the Gary Player Stud, but now owned by Greg Morris, the Big Sky Ranch will be bringing four yearlings, one on behalf of John Slade, to this year’s National Yearling Sale.

Mauritzfontein’s successful sire Ideal World, whose progeny include a pair of Met winners in Rainbow Bridge and Smart Call, has two lots in this draft. Sky Jewel (Lot 391) is a three-parts brother to both Kenilworth Cup winner Mercurana and Syringa Handicap heroine Persian Rug, while the colt (Lot 445) out of dual winning Jet Master mare E-ticket is a three-parts brother to the Ideal World sired champion Hermoso Mundo.

Another close relative of former Equus Champion Stayer Hermoso Mundo is the filly (Lot 448) by The United States, with this filly’s dam Eistfull a Fort Wood half-sister to Hermoso Mundo and full-sister to the stakes placed Eugenes.

Jet Master’s high-class son Master Of My Fate, whose offspring include champion Tempting Fate, is the sire of Colour Of Money (Lot 138), with this filly a half or full sister to 3 winners including Christmas Handicap runner up Kazaar.

Pedigrees of the Big Sky Ranch yearlings are now online and can be viewed at

With recent graduates of the National Sale include such standout performers as Captain’s Ransom, Malmoos and dual Met winner Rainbow Bridge, you can’t afford to miss the 2021 National Yearling Sale!