G1 Gold for Undercover Agent

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Undercover Agent wins the G1 Gold Challenge, giving owner Braam van Huyssteen an incredible 4th Grade 1 win this year!  Read more:  https://www.sportingpost.co.za...

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Unbeaten One World has a bright future

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Milnerton trainer Vaughan Marshall and his stable jockey MJ Byleveld, together with the late great Al Mufti son Captain Al, have combined to win the last two renewals of the Cape Guineas with William Longsword and Tap O’Noth - and they look to have a potential hat-trick hope on their hands. That’s judging by the performance of the good-looking unbeaten One World (owned by Braam van Huyssteen, Ken & Jane Truter and Ettienne Braun) who heads for the Langerman after his narrow but deserved victory at Kenilworth on Tuesday. It’s a long way off – but put this one in...

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Mighty High wins the G1 Allan Robertson

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Another G1 win for owner Braam van Huyssteen!  Read more:  https://www.sportingpost.co.za...

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A Triumph for the industry as a whole

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'THE 2018 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale will be remembered as a resounding success, with a good spread of money across the board – despite having to overcome a tough economic climate.' 'Riverton Stud consigned the top filly, with Cousin Liz (Lot 150) knocked down to Kerry Jack Bloodstock for R2 900 000. The filly, one of six yearlings by former champion sire Captain Al to fetch R1 000 000 plus, was produced by the winning Parade Leader mare Fiesta Queen –a half-sister to G1 winner Fair Maiden.' http://www.turftalk.co.za/a-tr...

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Triple Crown Star for Stallion Parade

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Sorrento Stud’s Triple Crown winner Louis The King is the latest addition to a star-studded line-up for the Highlands part of Ridgemont Stallion Parade evening on Friday 25 May. He joins Admiral Kitten, Canford Cliffs, Coup de Grace, Dynasty, Flower Alley, Jackson, Oratorio, Pathfork,  Quasillo , Querari, Rafeef , Soft Falling Rain, Time Thief, Vercingetorix, Visionaire and William Longsword for the Cape’s biggest stallion parade in memory. The 2014 SA Triple Crown winner, whose eyecatching first foals arrived in 2017, was one of the best horses of his generation. The son of Black Minnaloushe won or placed in 11 of 1...

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SA Equine Power On Show In Hong Kong

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Ahead of the HK$18 million HK Derby on Sunday and South Africa’s forthcoming yearling sales in April, Racing South Africa led a small delegation to Hong Kong to raise the profile of South African thoroughbred racehorses in what has become one of the most progressive and wealthy racing jurisdictions in the world. Bloodstock South Africa’s Gary Grant, Cape Thoroughbred Sales’ Kerry Jack and Adrian Todd from the newly formed SA  Equine Health And Protocols (NPC) joined host Racing SA CEO, Peter Gibson at a well attended function at the Gloucester Luk Kwok Hotel in Hong Kong last night.https://www.sportingpost.co.za.....

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Owning the Eagle

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Braam van Huyssteen, in partnership with Hedley McGrath and Billy Henderson, are the holders of the 2018 Gr1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate trophy. The silver platter is not only the most coveted trophy in South Africa, but also represents Braam’s first Gr1 win. https://www.sportingpost.co.za...

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What Louis Did Next

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Triple Crown - The Next Generation.   A Triple Crown winner is pretty special by anyone’s standards. The American Triple Crown, made up of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes has only been won 12 times, starting with Sir Barton in 1919 and culminating with American Pharoah’s triumph in 2015. The English Triple Crown consists of the 2000 Guineas (1 mile at Newmarket), the Epsom Derby (1 mile 4 furlongs at Epsom Downs) and the St Leger (1 mile 6 furlongs and 132 yards at Doncaster) and has been won fifteen times starting with West Australia in 1853...

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Exciting changes at CTS

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KJB joins the CTS team"IN an exciting new development at Cape Thoroughbred Sales (‘CTS’), Wehann Smith has been appointed CEO with immediate effect.""Reporting to Smith is experienced industry professional Kerry Jack, who joins the CTS team as Bloodstock Manager; augmenting organisational support during the CTS sale season. Her responsibilities include the management of vendor relationships, with the aim of optimising the calibre of horses entered onto the various CTS sales. Jack will also look after buyers, with a view to maximising sales attendance and participation."http://capethoroughbredsales.c...

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Who will be the next celebrated stallion?

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Bloodstock consultant Kerry Jack offered new kid on the block, William Longsword, a sniff of bubbly at last week’s Klawervlei Stallion Day at the Bonnievale Farm. The son of Captain Al has what stud master John Koster describes as ―the best book of mares ever‖ for a new stallion and has a lot going for him. Kerry Jack Bloodstock manages another new stallion Louis The King (Black Minnaloushe) who stands at Sorrento Stud. Louis The King first progeny, a beautiful filly from the Maiden mare Hope Downs, was born on Tuesday morning, and another followed yesterday. - tt. 

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