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Vermaark Equine’s Classy Premier Buys

Justin Vermaak’s Vermaak Equine struck successfully at Thursday’s Cape Premier Yearling Sale, with Vermaak Equine purchasing seven yearlings outright at the 2020 Premier Sale.

In total, their tally for the sale stands at seven buys from R1 580 000, with Vermaak Equine ending the session as the tenth leading buyer overall.

Vermaark Equine’s Premier Sale buys included:

Lot 16: Mayenne (Rafeef x La Normandie) Filly - Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm

-a Rafeef (Lot 16) half-sister to G1 Golden Horse Casino Sprint winner Normanz (R350 000)

Lot 75: Varistocracy (Var x Royal Pleasure) Colt

-a Var colt (Lot 75) out of G3 winner Royal Pleasure, and closely related to the Var sired G2 winner Purple Diamond (R275 000)

-a Time Thief colt (Lot 127) out of a dual winning Giant’s Causeway mare (R80 000)

-a William Longsword filly (Lot 144) out of a G3 winning daughter of Dubawi (R275 000)

-a Rafeef filly (Lot 198) out of a ¾ sister to champion and successful sire Elusive Fort (R150 000)

Lot 216: Coup De Grace x Grandelea Filly

-a Coup De Grace filly (Lot 216) out of a stakes winning relative of Capetown Noir (R150 000)

Lot 228: Twice Over x Intelligent Filly

-a Twice Over filly (Lot 228) whose dam is a half-sister to 3 US graded stakes winners, including successful Cape sire Philanthropist (R300 000)