Cape Cross (Green Desert - Park Appeal)

A Cross Legacy

The Danzig male line continues to flourish all over

While Cape Cross will best be remembered as an influence on the Epsom classics, his progeny did win other major races read more

John Freeman

Did You Bid?

It was a buyers’ market, so we climbed in and I am very happy with what we bought

I have to say that it’s hard to concentrate at sales when many at tables around you are there not for the sale but for a day out. But here’s looking forward to the Joburg sales read more

Champion’s Lasting Legacy

His legacy looks set to continue through his many sire sons and broodmare daughters

Champion 2yo colt in Europe, Champion 3yo in Europe, rated Timeform 130 – no doubt Zafonic (Gone West) was among the best read more

In Search Of An Outcross

Legal Eagle and Bela-Bela are inbred to the mighty Canadian champion

Saturday’s Gr1 races at Kenilworth provided further evidence, if any was needed, of the dominance of Northern Dancer read more

Elusive Fort

Local Is Lekker!

Elusive Fort - bred to be good!

With a number of recent features being won by Australian imports, it was encouraging to note that all three of Saturday’s Kenilworth features were won by South African bred thoroughbreds read more

Jean Cruguet on Seattle Slew

Oh What A Charmer

Seattle Slew was one of the greatest North American racehorses and sires of all time

Currently three of the top ten on the US General Sires List are Seattle Slew descendants read more


Galileo – A True Find!

The one and only!

The world’s premier sire, Galileo, continued his complete domination of the world’s top races, when his progeny, Found, Highland Reel and Order Of St George ran 1-2-3 in Sunday’s Gr1 Qatar Prix de l’arc de Triomphe read more

Blueridge Mountain

A Giant’s Legacy

Played his part in the Storm Cat male line dominance

A triple Champion sire in North America, Giant’s Causeway is the best racehorse (and sire) sired by former champion sire, Storm Cat read more

Frankel (Galileo - Kind)

The Next Big Thing?

A number are poised to make their mark

Every year sees new stallions making their debut with their first runners. While the majority of these fail, due to either lack of opportunity or lack of ability, a few will become top class sires read more