Industry Press

Wylie Wench Is SA Champions Season-Bound

It is not surprising Mike and Adam Azzie are training the beautifully bred Wylie Wench as she is out of a three-parts sister to the revered Azzie-trained National Currency and this athletic chestnut is now SA Champions Season-bound after downing a good field at Turffontein Inside yesterday. In the Graduation Plate for fillies and mares over 1450m she quickened well[…]

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Do It Again Is Back To Himself

Dual Vodacom Durban July hero Do It Again has made an amazing recovery from the ulcers that were believed to be the cause of his disappointing performances in the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate and the Sun Met. “It took a month but we have scoped him again and he is now 100% clear,” said Justin Snaith at Durbanville on Saturday, getting[…]

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Potala Palace Filly Lands Bauhinia Handicap

The Ridgemont Highlands based Potala Palace made headlines at Turffontein on Saturday afternoon, when his talented three-year-old daughter Singforafa won the Listed Bauhinia Handicap (1000m) in courageous fashion. Potala Palace Trained by Corne Spies, the Swart bred Singforafa made it win number four when running out a courageous short head winner of the R150 000 Bauhinia Handicap. SINGFORAFA (Potala Palace)[…]

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Camphoratus On Track To Defend Empress Club Crown

The Robbie and Shannon Hill-trained Camphoratus could well defend her crown in the weight for age Grade 1 HSH Princess Charlene Empress Club Stakes over 1600m at Turffontein on April 18 but it will depend on the draw she lands. The Byword mare went on last year to finish a fine 2,60 length sixth in the Vodacom Durban July and[…]

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Roy’s Riviera And Love Bomb Have Vodacom Durban July Say Targets

Frank Robinson is targeting his classy mare Roy’s Riviera at the Vodacom Durban July and is also looking forward to a feature campaign with his impressive debut winner Love Bomb. Meanwhile, his versatile entire Roy Had Enough, who looked to be an eLan Gold Cup contender this year, is likely out for the rest of the season due to a[…]

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Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale Catalogue Now Online

The catalogue for South Africa’s oldest premier yearling sale, the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, is now online and can be viewed at www.bsa.co.za More than 470 yearlings (subsequent withdrawals excluded) were catalogued for this year’s sale, with the majority of this country’s leading breeders set to be represented at South Africa’s premier yearling sale in 2020. Once again, this[…]

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G1 Success For Lancaster Bomber’s Half-Brother

Drakenstein Stud’s exciting young War Front stallion Lancaster Bomber gained a further boost to his impressive pedigree when his triple G1 winning half-brother, Excelebration, enjoyed G1 success in Dubai on Saturday. Excelebration’s top-class son Barney Roy, also victorious in the 2017 G1 St James’s Palace Stakes (where he beat Lancaster Bomber himself into second place), made it win number six[…]

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Feature Race Four-Timer For Bloodstock South African

Bloodstock South Africa graduates were in fine form at Turffontein on Saturday, with all of Springs Of Carmel, War Room, Lady Of Steel and Green Haze notching up feature race victories. An R80 000 buy from the 2019 Cape Yearling Sale, the Klawervlei Stud bred Springs Of Carmel (above) made it win number two, from just three starts, when running[…]

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Freeman Stallions To Syndicate One World

Stallion manager John Freeman announced today that he has been authorised to syndicate Captain Al’s 2020 Gr1 Sun Met winning hero, One World. Drakenstein Stud will stand the stallion. Freeman said that the syndication process is almost complete. With a Merit Rating of 135 One World is the highest rated colt in SA and he is retiring from racing at[…]

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Hawwaam Continues Campaigning In South Africa

The Mike de Kock yard have revealed Hawwaam was sent back to Randjesfontein after the Sun Met and has stayed in work. Meanwhile, they are preparing their contenders for the Grade 1 SA Classic and Grade 1 Wigerbosdrift SA Fillies Classic, both to be run over 1800m at Turffontein this Saturday. Hawwaam’s ultimate goal is an overseas campaign but it[…]

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