Daytona Stud, who have bred such stellar performers as Cape Fillies Guineas winner Sport’s Chestnut, globetrotting star Tiza and current hot sire What A Winter, will be bringing four well-bred yearlings to the upcoming National Yearling Sale.
The draft includes two yearlings by promising young sire Rafeef, a colt by proven G1 sire Pomodoro, and a regally bred daughter of five times South African champion sire Silvano.
Chengelo (Lot 136) is a Silvano full-sister to G2 Gold Bracelet winner Miyabi Gold and Jockey Club Stakes heroine Konkola, and half-sister to G3 Campanajo 2200 victor Ultimate Dollar. This filly’s dam, the stakes placed Mkushi Gold, is a half-sister to champion Disco Queen as well as to the stakes placed dam of champion French Navy.
South Africa’s current leading first season sire Rafeef is the sire of both Suit Up (Lot 6) and Fun Zone (Lot 320). The former is a colt out of four time winner and G3 Diana Stakes third Fear Not, while Fun Zone is a blue blooded filly out of a full-sister to Kenilworth Cup winner Mercurana and half-sister to July winning champion Marinaresco.
Namaqua Red (Lot 400), who shares his July winning sire Pomodoro with the G1 winners Return Flight and Russian Rock, is a half-brother to 3 winners including the stakes placed two-year-old Watsonia.
South Africa’s best bred yearlings are set to go under hammer come April 15th and 16th, with trading set to commence at 10:00 AM on each day of this year’s National Yearling Sale.
The catalogue for the National Sale is now online and can be viewed at www.bsa.co.za