Lot 64, Smart Louis the King colt on offer at KZN yearling sale

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Louis The King who was himself offered for sale at the 2012 KZN Yearling Sale, was one of the most popular and charismatic racehorses of his generation, with the Geoff Woodruff trained star earning over R5 000 000 during a career which saw Louis The King firmly establish himself as one of the best of his generation. A grandson of Storm Cat, and a direct descendant of the mighty mare Pretty Polly, Louis The King achieved a rare feat when winning the South African Triple Crown (Gauteng Guineas, SA Classic and SA Derby) of 2014, and trained on well, when...

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Riverton Flyer looks smart!

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Purchased by KJB on behalf of Mario Ferreira, COUSIN LIZ wins the Kenilworth Fillies Nursery G3.  Unbeaten in two starts with earnings of R175 000, Cousin Liz appears really smart – especially since she has everything in all the right places and looks likely to go over ground. Read more:  https://www.sportingpost.co.za...

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Undercover Agent to stand at Klawervlei Stud

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G1 winning UNDERCOVER AGENT, owned by Braam van Huyssteen and Greg Bortz, heads to Klawervlei stud after the  KZN racing season:   'The motto ‘you can’t have enough of a good thing’ certainly rings true, as Klawervlei Stud will add a third Gr.1-winning son of its former Champion Captain Al to its stallion roster for the 2019 breeding season. Undercover Agent, a close fourth in last weekend’s Gr.1 Tsogo Sun Sprint, will join champion sprinter Captain Of All and Cape Guineas winner William Longsword at the Bonnievale nursery. Effective from 1200m to 1600m, this fine sprinter miler scored a career-defining win in last season’s Gr.1 Gold Challenge by...

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New Predator to Stud

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KJB weanling purchase, NEW PREDATOR, to stand at stud this season:  'New Predator, the first son of New Approach to enter stud in South Africa, is the latest addition to the stallion roster at Bush Hill Stud near Mooi River in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Unraced at two, the Australian-bred made heads turn with a six-length romp at the second time of asking and looked a winner in the Gr.2 Dingaans until edged out by subsequent Gr.1 Cape Guineas hero Noah From Goa in a head-bobbing finish. A relentless frontrunner, he opened his Stakes account in the Gr.2 Drill Hall Stakes where he had the...

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KJB Pinhook, HIGH SEAS BEAUTY, wins the G3 Acacia Hcp

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While Hawwaam was the undisputed attention grabber on Classic Day, the back story to the Diane Stenger-trained High Seas Beauty’s smooth victory in the R250 000 Gr3 Acacia Handicap is a tale of great horsemanship, attention to detail and a mini dream come true.  Read More:  http://kznbreeders.co.za/news/...

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Impressive Debut by COUSIN LIZ

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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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