Drakenstein Stud, breeders of numerous top-class horses including National Sale graduate and G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate hero Jet Dark as well as the likes of such standouts as Chimichuri Run, Inara, Jeppe’s Reef, Kasimir and Oh Susanna (the farm also reared Horse Of The Year and former National Sale buy Do It Again), will be offering a superb draft at the upcoming National Yearling Sale.
The Simondium farm’s National Sale consignment includes yearlings by Drakenstein’s popular resident sires Futura, Gold Standard, Trippi and What A Winter, as well as by leading stallions Dynasty, Gimmethegreenlight, Querari and Var and exciting young sires Erupt and William Longsword.
A few highlights of Drakenstein’s National Sale draft include –
Pixie In Love (Lot 67) -this What A Winter filly is out of a stakes winning own sister to Horse Of The Year Irish Flame
African Torrent (Lot 68) -this Trippi colt is a full-brother to Mauritian champion White River and three-parts brother to the dam of impressive Storm Bird Stakes winner Sheela
Jet Dynasty (Lot 73) -this colt is by perennial top sire Dynasty out of the Jet Master sired G2 Gold Bracelet winner Jet Belle, his granddam is Gold Cup winning champion Bella Bianca.
Green Falcon (Lot 95) -this Gimmethegreenlight colt is out of Trippi’s G2 winning, and millionaire, daughter Lanner Falcon
Golden Peace (Lot 173) -from the first crop of G2 Selangor Cup winner Gold Standard, this colt is a 3/4 brother to G3 winner One Fine Day and half-brother to impressive debut winner Sound Of Summer
Bournemouth (Lot 240) -this Canford Cliffs colt is a half-brother to G3 winner Seville Orange
Race Against Time (Lot 294) -this Var colt is a full-brother to G2 SA Nursery winner William The Silent and half-brother to the stakes placed Stopalltheclocks
This unnamed colt (Lot 317) is a Trippi three-parts brother to exported G1 SA Classic winner Lobo’s Legend
Battleground (Lot 362) -this Futura colt is a half-brother to Listed Ardmore Jamaica Handicap winner Princess Irene
Kingdom Of Heaven (Lot 383) -this Dynasty colt, a half-brother to the stakes placed High Hosanna, is out of a half-sister to South African Horse Of The Year Oh Susanna
Gold Gambler (Lot 401) -this Gold Standard colt is out of a stakes winning Captain Al half-sister to G3 Winter Derby winner Liquid Mercury (who, like Gold Standard, was sired by Trippi)
Mucho Dinero (Lot 407) -this Twice Over colt, bred on the same cross as Do It Again, is a half-brother to four black type horses including G2 winner Snapscan, current G1 filly Chat Ching, and high-class sprinter Speedpoint
Drakenstein’s National Yearling Sale consignment can be viewed in its entirety at www.bsa.co.za