ONE WORLD THRILLED THE 2020 SUN MET CROWD!

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One World (CTS graduate & part owned by Braam van Huyssteen) delivered a sensational performance in front of a festive crowd in Saturday’s Gr1 R3-million Sun Met over 2000m at Kenilworth.  Read more:  https://capethoroughbredsales....

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South African Sale-Topper Filly Destined for Australia

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Top bloodstock agent Ric Wylie created history in Cape Town on Thursday night (16 January) when purchasing two fillies at the 2020 CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale, the first ever South African yearlings bought specifically to race in Australia.  Read more:https://www.breednet.com.au/ne...

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Silver linings to lower figures at CPYS

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WHILE the figures from the 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sale were down on figures posted in recent years, there were some silver linings giving hope for the future.  Read more:  http://www.turftalk.co.za/silv...

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SORRENTO’S DRAFT INCLUDES A PAIR BY TRIPLE CROWN HERO LOUIS THE KING

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Louis the King's second crop offers 2 lots on the upcoming Cape Premier Yearling sale.  Read more:  https://capethoroughbredsales....

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Mississippi Burning wins the G1 Cape Fillies Guineas

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First foal out of KJB mare purchase Spitfire Lady wins the G1 Cape Fillies Guineas for Mario Ferraira & Adam Marcus.Young Milnerton trainer Adam Marcus stepped out of the shadow of his famous champion Dad at Kenilworth on Saturday, when he celebrated a dream come true with a memorable first Gr1 success courtesy of the diminutive Captain Al filly Missisippi Burning who stormed clear to score a dazzling victory in the R1 million World Sports Betting Gr1 Cape Fillies Guineas. Read more:  https://www.sportingpost.co.za...

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Louis the King progeny impress at CTS Ready to Run sale

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Sorrento’s five Louis The King two-year-olds include Lot 35, a “very smart” filly name Louis Gem (pictured), bred from the Fort Wood mare Hope Downs. “I’ve prepared horses here like Big City Life and Elusive Trader, this filly is one of the best that’s gone through my hands. She can go in, race and win tomorrow,” Andrews assessed. Read more:  https://capethoroughbredsales....

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ONE WORLD PROVES HIS CLASS IN CAPE MILE

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Ken Truter and Etienne Braun, part-owners of four-year-old One World, were both considering medical advice following their star colt’s latest success for trainer Vaughan Marshall in the Cape Mile at Kenilworth on Saturday.  One World appeared to make hard work of a race he was always going to win easily on paper and Truter, who’d thought his charge was in big trouble halfway home, said after the race: “I was a bundle of nerves and I am so relieved it’s over” while Braun added: “I think I aged ten years at the 400m!”  Luckily for both, One World is the...

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ONE WORLD IS NO ONE-DIMENSIONAL HORSE!

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Captain Al’s brilliant four-year-old son, One World, made it eight wins from only ten starts when holding off dual Merchants winner Search Party, and Undercover Agent, to land the 2019 Matchem Stakes by just under half a length. The late, great stallion’s sons finished 1-2-3 for a remarkable clean sweep in this Grade 3 feature.  One World had his many supporters on course and those watching the race on Tellytrack gasping for breath, because he looked down, out and beaten with just 200m to run. However, at the 100m-mark he suddenly woke up, grabbed the bit and stormed up to...

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NZ HORSEMAN PRAISES SA INDUSTRY

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CTS Yearling inspectors John Kramer, Kerry Jack and Ric Wylie on Friday completed a two-week journey through the Western Cape and the Karoo, scoring yearlings for the 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, scheduled for 16 January, a week after the running of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate. The inspecting trio visited 32 farms in total, sometimes five on a day, and dropped by all the big and smaller farms supporting CPYS 2020. New Zealander Wylie, well known for his horsemanship and bloodstock consultancy services in his home country and around the world, described his experience as “manna from heaven” and “most...

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CTS INSPECTORS ARE ON THE ROAD TO FIND THE BEST!

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A Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) inspection team comprising of New Zealander Ric Wylie, Kerry Jack and the evergreen John Kramer have started yearling inspections for January’s 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sale.  Wylie, whose expertise lies with “conformation and assessing what a young horse may develop into”, has only visited South Africa once before. He consults to a varied group of owners and breeders around the world and his horsemanship is well documented.  Wylie commented in an interview recently: “Foals can change dramatically in their growth and a successful sale depends on a satisfied buying bench.  That starts with selection of...

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