Impressive Debut by COUSIN LIZ

Kerry Jack News

KJB signed for the top priced filly at last year's National Yearling sale, Cousin Liz.  She made an impressive debut yesterday.  Exciting filly, best of luck to Mario & the Bass team! Candice Bass-Robinson’s Captain al filly Cousin Liz looks something special after her eyecatching debut win at Kenilworth on Saturday. The Riverton Stud-bred daughter of Captain al cost owner Mario Ferreira R2,9 million at the National yearling Sale and is a half-sister to the fair stayer Gimme One Night who has won up to 3200m. She looks a favourite for the Cape fillies Nursery on this showing!

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ONE WORLD BAGS THE LIONS SHARE IN CTS MILE

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The place One World likes to be most is in front, dictating his races. Once there, he is hard to beat, as shown again in Saturday’s CTS Mile in which he overcame a deep draw, led the field into the straight and kept rolling to land the lion’s share of the massive prize. One World was considered below his best when finishing third to Soqrat in the Gr1 Cape Guineas and jockey Anton Marcus felt this was the best opportunity to prove it. He said: “The most important thing to me today was to show that he is back to...

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Solid Renewal of Cape Premier Sale

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A strong international buying bench contributed to solid, rather than spectacular trade at yesterday’s Cape Premier Yearling sale, where a total of 17 lots breached the million Rand mark, down from 28 in 2018, writes Ada Van der Bent. At the end of the single session, the auction had returned an aggregate of R83,135,000, a 25 per cent reduction on 2018’s total of R111,475,000. While last year’s median held firm at R300,000, the average dipped by 14 per cent to R432,995 and the clearance rate shrunk from 93 per cent to 88. Newmarket bloodstock agent Anthony Stroud had the honour of...

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If South Africa can get the quarantine situation sorted this sale will take off

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European buyers were out in force at the Cape Premier Yearling Sale, where the progeny of Captain Al and Duke Of Marmalade were in high demand.  Racing Post's James Thomas reports from Cape Thoroughbred Sales' flagship auction... Read more:https://www.racingpost.com/blo...

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This was Breathtaking!

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A thrilling four-cornered finish that spanned just a long head confirmed the boom billing of the R400 000 Gr2 Green Point Stakes, with LEGAL EAGLE and UNDERCOVER AGENT finishing first and second for owner Braam van Huyssteen...READ MORE:  https://www.sportingpost.co.za...

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Marshal eyes third successive Guineas

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The undefeated One World showed he is the athlete he is believed him to be when staying on powerfully to win the R400 000 Gr2 Concorde Cup. He races in the interests of NHA Chairman Ken Truter and his wife Jane, as well as Etienne Braun and Braam van Huysteen.  A R425 000 Cape Premier Yearling Sale graduate, One World took his tally to 5 wins from 5 starts for stakes of R536 250.Read more: https://capethoroughbredsales....

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CTS R2R sale tops R20 million

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THE 2018 CTS Ready To Run Sale held at Durbanville on Friday turned over R20,32-million from only 109 lots sold. The average was R205 253 per two-year-old that passed through the ring.Read more: http://www.turftalk.co.za/cts-...

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CTS Ready to Run Promises to be a great sale

Kerry Jack News

ONE of the best things about CTS Sales is that they are staged in wonderful Cape Town, which undoubtedly enhances prospects for good client turnouts, especially at a time when the Cape is at its most picturesque and the weather tends to play along. A strong buyer’s bench is expected at this week’s CTS Ready To Run Sale at Durbanville and CTS Bloodstock Manager Kerry Jack is excited. She said on Tuesday: “The recent BSA Ready To Run Sale in Johannesburg was encouraging, they posted good results and we have every reason to expect something similar. Read More: http://www.turftalk.co.za/news.....

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Bloodstock Guru is impressed with SA industry

Kerry Jack News

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.  “Badger”, as he is known, made some interesting observations about his two-week journey across the Cape and the Karoo visiting a host of South Africa’s leading stud farms.  Read more:   https://capethoroughbredsales....

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Outstanding season for owner Braam van Huyssteen

Kerry Jack News

At last night's Equus Awards LEGAL EAGLE was crowned both Champion Miler and Older Male for prominent owner and KJB client, Braam van Huyssteen.  His other 2 Grade 1 winners MIGHTY HIGH and UNDERCOVER AGENT were also nominated for Champion 2 year old filly and Champion 3 year old colt respectively.  This rounded off a fantastic season for Braam with 104 winners, 12,5% wins to runs and 4 Grade 1 wins.  With a number of unraced 2 year olds and 3 year olds in the wings and the likes of the exciting unbeaten Langermann winner ONE WORLD still to reveal...

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