The stud staff of our farms are really the back bone of the industry, they are hands-on horsemen and women, assisting in foaling, raising yearlings for the sales and making sure that the objective of raising healthy racehorses is reached.

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The stud staff of our farms are really the back bone of the industry, they are hands-on horsemen and women, assisting in foaling, raising yearlings for the sales and making sure that the objective of raising healthy racehorses is reached.

Trainer’s feature-race double with CTS buys


Trainer Johan Janse van Vuuren won the two feature races at Turffontein on Saturday with CTS buys Mardi Gras (Gr2 Senor Santa Stakes, 7-1) and Divine Odyssey (Listed Drum Star Handicap, 28-1).

Champion Sire Dynasty Dies


DYNASTY, South Africa’s multiple champion stallion, has succumbed to illness following a recent operation for colic. He was 19 years old.

Australian Gr3 Win For Canford Cliffs Daughter


Princess Posh, by Ridgemont Highlands sire Canford Cliffs, has given local trainer Kris Lees his first win in the Group Three Newmarket at Newcastle, a day before he saddles three horses in the Group One race with the same name at Flemington.

Horse Of Fortune is retired after feature win


Ace runner Horse Of Fortune, the CTS graduate formerly known as Strongman, has been retired after his win in the Macau Hong Kong Trophy over 1500m last Sunday.

Marcus dictates on Return Flight


ANTON Marcus said he got the ride on Return Flight in Saturday’s R1.25-million SA Fillies Classic, “by default”, and joked that it was always nice to see Sean Tarry’s name appearing on his cell phone. A call from Tarry means there is a good ride coming!

A Successful Classic Day At Turffontein For SAFbreds


Hawwaam hammered his rivals in the Grade 1 SA Classic at Turffontein, cruising in by 5.75 lengths at the end of the 1800m contest.