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US Success For South African G1 Winner

Former top South African racemare Do You Remember made news in North America on Monday when her two-year-old daughter Burning Ambition got off the mark at Indiana Grand. A daughter of Uncle Mo, Burning Ambition had finished a strong second on debut and duly went one better in Monday’s one mile race. The filly was was hammered down to 2-5[…]

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Alboran Sea’s Son Makes It Six In A Row

he Rosemont Stud bred champion Alboran Sea looks to have produced an Eastern Cape hero in the form of Marmara Sea. The latter, a 4yo gelded son of Soft Falling Rain, made it six wins from six starts on the East Cape polytrack surface when he romped home at Fairview racecourse on Monday afternoon. Trained by Alan Greeff, Marmara Sea[…]

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Silvano Dominates Cape Breeders Awards

Maine Chance Farms’ recently pensioned stallion Silvano dominated proceedings at the 2020 Cape Breeders Award, which were celebrated at a virtual ceremony on Sunday evening. Not only was Silvano named the Cape’s Champion Stallion for 2019-2020 (he was South Africa’s Leading Sire for a fifth time last season), but the son of Lomitas’ progeny claimed four awards on the night[…]

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Canford Cliffs Filly Goes Six From Six!

Ridgemont Highlands’ five-time G1 winning stallion Canford Cliffs looks to have come up with a very smart filly indeed in the form of Jin Jin. The latter made it six wins from six starts when the four-year-old landed the G3 Prix Perth (1 mile), run at Saint-Cloud on Saturday. Successful in the Listed Grosse Hannoversche Stutenmeile and Listed Baden-Baden Cup,[…]

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Princess Calla Claims Fillies Championship

Promising 3yo Princess Calla stamped herself a leading contender for the G1 Cape Fillies Guineas when she claimed a convincing victory in Saturday’s G2 Western Cape Fillies Championship (1400m) on the Kenilworth winter course. An impressive winner on debut, Princess Calla was well fancied for Saturday’s race having finished an eye catching third on her only previous start, to champion[…]

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Marshall Dominates Cape Classic

Trainer Vaughan Marshall made it back to back wins in the G3 Cape Classic when he sent out Seeking The Stars to score a front running win in the G3 Cape Classic (1400m) at Kenilworth on Saturday. Marshall, victorious in the 2019 Cape Classic with Silver Operator, totally dominated the finish to the 2020 Cape Classic, with his charges Seeking[…]

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Run Fox Run Shows Her Class

Top-class five-year-old Run Fox Run showed her considerable class when making much of the running to land a competitive looking pinnacle stakes on the Kenilworth winter course on Saturday. Despite not having raced since July, the Australian bred mare was all the rage for Saturday’s Tabonline.co.za Pinnacle Stakes (1100m) with Run Fox Run eventually let go a hot 8-10 tote[…]

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Sir Dragonet Lands Cox Plate

Coolmore Stud’s four time G1 winning stallion Camelot, whose promising daughter Dazzling Sun is a runner in today’s G2 Western Cape Fillies Championship, dominated the finish to Saturday’s G1 Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) with sons Sir Dragonet and Russian Camelot finishing first and third respectively. Favourite for the 2019 Investec Derby after landing the G3 Chester Vase in impressive fashion,[…]

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