South Africa

The sport of horse racing has a long history in South Africa, with official racing having been recorded as far back as 1795 - when British rule first came to the Cape.

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.

SA Sales Record Set At Nationals – R9-Million!


RECORDS were shattered on a mind-blowing first day of the 2019 Emperors Palace Bloodstock SA National Yearling Sale.

Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale This Week In Johannesburg


Once again, the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale (which takes place at the TBA complex from April 24-26th) will be offering buyers the chance to buy some of South Africa’s best-bred yearlings, from some of South Africa’s best breeders.

Camphoratus Gives Byword First Grade 1 Winner


Camphoratus, a 66-1 raider from KwaZulu-Natal, was the shock winner of the HSH Princess Charlene Empress Club Stakes on Royal Day at Turffontein.

Ideal World – A Diamond In The Desert


Mauritzfontein’s handsome Ideal World recently produced his third Gr1 winner in South Africa when Samurai Warrior won the SA Derby and reinforced his reputation as a serious sire of Classic horses. A R50 000 graduate off the CTS Select Yearling Sale, he has earned over R1,3-million in stakes.

Tristful Impressive, 1-2 In Gr3 For Duke Of Marmalade


Some top horses have raced in the colours of Mary Liley, one the springs to mind being Queen’s Plate and Champion Stakes winner Bold Monarch back in 1979. She has had some good horses since but none as good, until maybe Sunday.

South African Racing And Sales News


Champion Return Flight (Pomodoro) ventured into uncharted waters when asked to go the 2400m trip for the first time in the Gr.2 SA Oaks. Imbued with an abundance of class, she passed the test with flying colours by slamming her rivals in convincing fashion.