Africa Edition

  • Van Halen aims at CTS loot on Met Day

    Van Halen, the top class Gr1 winner, will be leaving his base at the Vaal for Cape Town

  • CTS R2R Sale presents good syndication opportunities

    Racehorse syndication is making dreams come true around the world, nowhere more evident than at Randwick in Australia last Saturday, where Redzel captured his second successive The Everest Sprint, a race worth $AUS13-million.

  • SAF-bred Chocolicious Produces First Aussie Winner

    Three-year-old Fastnet Rock filly Notation (Aus) trained by Lindsay Park Racing’s David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig made short work of her rivals over 1240 metres, to triumph on debut in the bet365 Maiden Plate at Geelong Racing Club.

  • Flax enjoying life in Zimbabwe

    The running of last Sunday’s Group 1 Raffles Cup (1600m) saw the triumph of a great champion in Debt Collector, but it was also a good occasion to revive the wonderful memories of past greats

  • 20 Wins For SAF-bred Captain Lars In Britain

    The remarkable Klawervlei Stud-bred Captain Lars scored the 20th victory of his stellar career when winning a good race at Ffos Las on Monday.

  • Bloodstock guru is impressed with SA industry

    Grant Pritchard-Gordon of Badgers Bloodstock returned to his home base Newmarket, UK, on Wednesday after assisting Kerry Jack and John Kramer with the inspection and approval of yearlings for the 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale.

  • Potent CTS R2R Sale reveals future stars

    Now that entries are closed for the Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) Ready to Run (RTR) Sale, to be held on Friday 23 November at Durbanville racecourse, CTS focus turns to the release of the final catalogue, due for mid-October.


    The Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup boasts an illustrious history as a font of outstanding racehorses and future champions.

  • CTS team strives for bigger and better!

    Entries have closed for the Cape Premier Yearling Sale (CPYS), hosted by Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS), to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 23 and 24 January 2019.

  • Increase In Maiden Juvenile Bonus Following Project’s Success

    The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA), in conjunction with Bloodstock South Africa (BSA), initiated the Maiden Juvenile Plate added stakes incentive this past racing season.

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