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New Predator For Bush Hill

First son of New Approach to stand in SA

Bush Hill Stud has welcomed the first son of New Approach to stand at stud in South Africa, with the news that the multiple Graded Stakes winner New Predator will be joining their ranks.

Trained by Johan Janse Van Vuuren during his racing career in South Africa and owned by Laurence Wernars, New Predator is a very handsome and imposing individual who will be easy to mate to South African mares with his outstanding pedigree and conformation.

New Predator – tough competitor

His sire New Approach, a champion colt in the UK with a Timeform Rating of 132 in 2008, is a son of World super-sire Galileo and already has 39 Stakes Winners under his belt.

From the first crop of New Approach, conceived after Classic winners Dawn Approach and Talent, produced Derby hero Masar and Gr2 winners Loxley, Ostilio and Waldie. New Approach has produced 44 Stakes Winners (7 of them Gr1 winners) to date, with a lifetime-winners to runners’ percentage of 63%.

New Predator is out of a winning Fastnet Rock mare, who is a half-sister to Australian 10-time winner (including three Listed races) Presently, as well as Gr3 horse Another Time.

The 2016 Charity Mile thriller – New Predator wins well

Fastnet Rock, a sire sensation on both sides of the hemisphere is a son of Danehill and has had a brilliant start to his career as a broodmare sire. He has already nicked exceptionally well with Galileo mares, producing 7 Grade 1 winners (25% Stakes Winners).

Twice Champion sire in Australia, Fastnet Rock currently stands in Ireland for a fee of €70 000 at Coolmore. His daughter Misrock changed hands in late May, for $A2,3 million, and will be headed to the UK. The Danehill and Sadlers Wells blood has been a most successful nick and New Predator is proof of this.

A racehorse of the highest quality who defeated two Vodacom Durban July winners, New Predator is a winner of the Gr2 Drill Hall Stakes and Gr2 Charity Mile, and has placed in three Gr1 races, including twice in the Horse Chestnut Stakes and the Mercury Sprint.

New Predator seen winning the 2016 Drill Hall Stakes

New Predator placed second in the Gr2 Dingaans and Hawaii Stakes respectively.

His Gr1 form line was exceptional having defeated in Graded Stakes races all of Vodacom Durban July winners The Conglomerate and Legislate, as well as Gr1 sprint masters Rafeef, Will Pays, Attenborough, Talktothestars and the likes of multiple Gr1 winners Abashiri, Rabada and Deo Juvente.

New Predator has been syndicated and already enjoys the committed support of the majority of the commercial breeders in the province.

His service fee for his first season is R10 000.00.

  • Press release published by Bush Hill Stud on Wednesday 5 June 2019

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3 comments on “New Predator For Bush Hill

  1. joao says:

    I read this article and started getting so excited. Then I read that the stud fee was set at R10 000 and wondered why to R100 000 ? after all…..


    if you read this article this well related machine should not be cheapened by a low stud fee.

  2. Weichong says:

    One of the most underrated horses around as a jockey I believe he should have won a grade 1 has the making to be a decent staiilon

  3. Anthony says:

    Joao, all stallions start at a point and when proven the fee will escalate. i remember Dynasty at a point in time was R12 000 and Gimmethegreenlight was also R10 000. Weichong’s comment is priceless as he was the pilot, a better reference you could not get

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