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Cape Yearling Sale – The Day Has Arrived

At Mistico - from 12h30 today - and it's warm!

One of South Africa’s best value for money thoroughbred auctions, the Bloodstock South Africa Cape Yearling Sale has produced a string of top prospects over the years, including multiple Gr1 winner Surcharge, who would go on to win at the highest level in Australia.

The popular regional sale will be held today at Mistico outside Paarl from 12h30.

If you can’t make it to the venue on the day, there is a Zoom facility available – contact Bloodstock SA for more.

Past graduates of this sale include Drakenstein Stud’s promising young sire Gold Standard, coincidentally represented by five lots on the catalogue, and fellow graded stakes winners Doosra, Elusive Heart, Final Judgement, Green Pepper, Hack Green, Princess Peach.

In total, 181 horses are catalogued for this sale, with the majority of the Cape’s top farms represented.

Successful sires represented include Count Dubois, Duke Of Marmalade, Elusive Fort, Flower Alley, Gimmethegreenlight, Ideal World, Judpot, Master Of My Fate, Oratorio, Pathfork, Philanthropist, Pomodoro, Querari, Silvano, Trippi, Twice Over, Vercingetorix, Visionaire and What A Winter.

There is also an exciting list of stallions with their first local yearlings on offer, including Canford Cliffs, Erupt, Gold Standard and Royal Mo.

Qualifying graduates of this sale could feature in the linked 2022 Cape Yearling Sale Cup, which has already been underwritten by Bloodstock South Africa for a minimum stake of R500 000, of which the winning breeder will bank R100 000.

Enjoy our lot-by-lot analysis:

ALADO

Son of Danzig from the same family as Nasrullah, Shergar and Zarkava, he is best known as the sire of Selangor Cup hero Rocket Countdown.

Lot1– A full-sister to a winner, this filly’s dam is a half-sister to 2 Danzig line black type horses.

Lot 183– A sister to a winner, this filly is out of a Gr3 placed, 4 time winning daughter of Dynasty.

CANFORD CLIFFS

Winner of five Gr1 races in a row, and a group winner at Royal Ascot three years running, his 40 plus black type horses include group/graded winners Cliff’s Edge, La Falaise, Jin Jin, Cima Emergency, Painted Cliffs, Fish River and Most Beautiful.

Lot 14– A 1/2 to a winner, this filly’s third dam won the Gr3 Anglesey Stakes in Ireland.

Lot 33– This colt’s dam is a Fastnet Rock daughter of Irish Oaks winner Vintage Tipple.

Lot 37– A 1/2 to a winner, this filly is out of a winning 1/2 sister to a Gr3 winner in Brazil.

Lot 72– This colt is out of a four time winning half-sister to a pair of graded stakes winners headed by dual G3 winner Katy’s Lane.

Lot 153– This filly is out of a winning 3/4 sister to Equus Champion, and triple Gr1 winner Val De Ra -the dam of the stakes winning Miss Frankel.

Canford Cliffs

CAPTAIN OF ALL

Champion Sprinter and triple Gr1 winner, his first crops have yielded the likes of graded stakes winners Shango and Springs Of Carmel, as well as Cape Guineas runner up Linebacker.

Lot 29– A 1/2 to 2 winners, this filly is out of a stakes placed, 6 time winning daughter of Var.

Lot 46– Bred on the same cross as Springs Of Carmel, this colt is out of a winning Dynasty half-sister to Gr3 winning millionaire Masai Warrior.

Lot 67– A 1/2 to 5 winners, this colt is out of a winning Fort Wood mare, from the same family as Fort Wood’s top daughter Pagan Princess, whose Gr1 winning son William Longsword is, like Captain Of All, a son of Captain Al.

Lot 74– This filly is out of a twice winning Trippi daughter of Gr2 performer London Fashion.

Lot 80– Closely inbred to Roberto, this colt’s dam is a winning half-sister to Gr2 performer and 3 time winner Vous Et Var.

Lot 83– Bred on a similar cross to Gr1 winners Captain America and William Longsword, this filly’s granddam is a 3 time winning half-sister to smart 2yo Legislature.

Lot 113– This filly is a full-sister to Devon Air Stakes winner What You Are and her dam won six.

Lot 173– Bred on similar lines to Gr3 winner Myfunnyvalentine, this filly is out of a four time winning Silvano half-sister to champion Just Sensual.

COUNT DUBOIS

A Gr1 winner at two, the son of Zafonic has sired a plethora of high-class performers including champions Asylum Seeker, Edict Of Nantes and French Navy.

Lot 181– A 1/2 to 2 winners, this filly is also a three-parts sister to the Count Dubois sired Winter Guineas winner State Crown, fourth dam is Gr1 winner Lisa Belle.

COUP DE GRACE

The son of multiple champion sire Tapit, and half-brother to Gr1 winner Dancing Rags, is already sire of useful winners Kiss Of Life,Sh Boom, Coup Tete, French Fling and Gavel Strike.

Lot 78– A 1/2 to 3 winners, this filly is out of a winning half-sister to Gr3 winning 2yo Hard Rock and the winning dam of Gr1 Tsogo Sun Medallion winner Potent Power.

Lot 116– This filly’s dam is a dual winning own sister to Gr1 winning champion Link Man.

Lot 178– This colt is out of a four time winning half-sister to two black type performers.

Lot 186– Bred on a similar cross to champion Unique Bella and inbred to Unbridled,this colt is from the same family as A.P. Indy -Coup De Grace’s great grandsire.

CRUSADE

Deceased Middle Park Stakes winner, his progeny include the likes of Alfeo, Bullsade, Butchie Boy, Covered In Snow and Silent Crusade.

Lot 177– A half-sister to a multiple winner, this filly is out of a dual winning half-sister to Gr1 performer Rippling Ring, third dam is the speedy stakes winner Studio Star.

 

DUKE OF MARMALADE

Cartier Champion and five time Gr1 winner, his top local performers include Gr1 winner Temple Grafin and fellow graded stakes winners Santa Clara,Seville Orange, Nastergal, Moofeed, and True To Life.

Lot 31– Inbred to Danzig, this 1/2 brother to 4 winners is out of a full-sister to Kings Troop -a stakes placed winner of 8 and this is the famous Party Time family.

Lot 32– A 1/2 to 4 winners, including the useful Bold Horizon, this colt is out of a stakes placed winner of 4, granddam is the stakes winnning La Poste.

Lot 48– This colt is out of a 1/2 to the Gr2 winning dam of the very smart performer Tree Tumbo.

Lot 51– This colt is out of a dual winning own sister to Gr1 winning sprinter August Rush and the Gr3 winning dam of Gr1 winner and champion Tempting Fate.

Lot 79– This colt’s dam is a dual winning Silvano 1/2 sister to Gr3 Prix du Cap runner up Red Flame.

Lot 87– Out of a 4 time winning daughter of Trippi, this colt’s granddam is a stakes placed half-sister to Gr1 Summer Cup winner Fliration.

Lot 142– Out of a full-sister to champion Ice Cube, this filly is a half-sister to 7 winners, 4 black type horses, including Settlers Trophy winner Arezzo and Jacaranda Handicap heroine Insignis.

ELUSIVE FORT

Equus Champion and sire of Gr1 winners Lauderdale, Out Of Your League and Siren’s Call, as well as recent Dingaans victor Catch Twentytwo, Politician Stakes winner Kommetdieding and Jamaica Handicap heroine Elusive Fortune.

Lot 26– Out of a Silvano 1/2 to Drill Hall runner up Real Red, this filly is from the same female line as standouts Al Nitak, Excelebration, Lancaster Bomber, Ragusa, Politician and Shoe Express.

Lot 30– Bred on the same cross as Summer Cup second Fort Ember, this brother to 2 winners hails from the same family as this season’s top 3yos Due Diligence, Erik The Red and Malmoos.

Lot 90– This colt is out of a Gr3 winning 3/4 sister to July winning champion Bold Silvano.

Lot 93– An own brother to 2 multiple winners, this colt is out of a 3 time winning 1/2 to the stakes placed Clifton Surf, his dam is bred on similar lines to champion sprinter Rebel King.

ERUPT

A dual G1 winning son of one of the world’s greatest sires Dubawi, he is from the family of top class sires Encosta De Lago, Flying Spur, Holy Roman Emperor and Night Shift.

Lot 59– This colt is out of a 3/4 sister to East Cape Guineas winner Ice Wine and half-sister to the graded stakes winners Nordic Breeze and Rushing Wind, as well as to the dam of current smart performer Rio Querari.

Lot 132– This colt is out of a stakes placed own sister to Woolavington Handicap winner Benjan.

Lot 176– This filly is out of a daughter of Fastnet Rock and her Gr1 placed granddam is a Sadler’s Wells own sister to Epsom Derby runner up The Great Gatsby and three-parts sister to Gr1 Grand Prix de Paris winner Imperial Monarch and to Gr3 winner Mount Athos.

Erupt

FLOWER ALLEY

Travers Stakes winner, and sire of a Kentucky Derby winning champion, his local runners include the likes of Princess Calla, Lemon Delight, Fayrooz, Marygold, Reunion and Bayberry.

Lot 36– This colt is out of a dual winning half-sister to champion and Triple Tiara winner Cherry On The Top and to the Gr3 winning dam of reigning Horse Of The Year Summer Pudding.

Lot 43– Out of a mare who won three, this filly’s granddam is an Encosta De Lago half-sister to US Gr3 winner Hoofit and Australian stakes winner Crack Me Up.

Lot 44– This colt is a 1/2 to 2 winners notably Gr1 Thekwini Stakes runner up Melliflora.

Lot 57– Out of a dual winning daughter of Western Winter, this filly’s third dam is a half-sister to multiple champion sire Western Winter!

Lot 62– This filly is out of a dual winning Western Winter daughter of Oaks winner Sweetie Pie.

Lot 108– This colt is out of a winning, lightly raced Elusive Quality half-sister to Brazilian champion, and Gr1 winner, L’Amico Steve, family of champion sire Court Martial.

Lot 122– Inbred to Danzig multiple times, this colt is out of a Danehill Dancer mare and granddam is a 1/2 to unbeaten Yorkshire Oaks winner Catchascatchcan -dam of Danzig’s Gr2 winning son and Breeders’ Cup Mile second Antonius Pius.

Lot 167– Closely inbred to Sadler’s Wells, this filly is a 1/2 to 2 winners including Wolf Power 1600 winner Irish Pride, family of champions Celtic Grove and Marinaresco.

Lot 187– Also inbred to Sadler’s Wells, this colt is out of a winning Dynasty 1/2 to Italian 1000 Guineas winner Evading Tempete, family of Count Dubois, Diesis, Kris and Surcharge.

FUTURA

Horse Of The Year and four time Gr1 winner who made a promising start with his first crop headed by Gr2 winner Nourbese and classy fillies Dindingwe, Pink Tourmaline, Fantastical and Jasmine.

Lot 111– Bred on the same cross as the promising Pink Tourmaline, this half-sister to 2 winners hails from the same family as globetrotting dual Gr3 winner Nocturnal Affair.

Lot 156– Out of a four time stakes winning daughter of Jallad, this filly is a half-sister to 8 winners notably Eastern Cape champion, and multiple stakes winner, Yoshie.

Lot 162– This filly is out of Jockey Club Stakes winner Bursary.

GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT

Established as one of SA’s best sires, he is the sire of Aus/SA G1 winner Yulong Prince (aka Surcharge), multiple Equus Champion Got The Greenlight and fellow Gr1 winner Gunner, as well as rising star 3yos Paisley Park and Second Base.

Lot 129-Out of a Syringa Handicap runner up 1/2 to 2yo stakes winning sire Bush Conqueror, this colt is a 1/2 to 5 winners including Gr1 sprinter Sunset Eyes and Ibhyai Stakes victor Albert Mooney.

Lot 144– This colt is out of a dual winning 1/2 to Gr3 winner Sky Rise.

Lot 184– This colt, whose dam is closely inbred to Sadler’s Wells, sports as Gr3 winning daughter of legendary racemare, and Irish Derby winner, Salsabil as his granddam.

GLOBAL VIEW

The son of Galileo, and graded stakes winner at two and three, was SA’s Leading First Season Sire of 2019-2020 with his first crop headed by East Cape champion Global Drummer.

Lot 96– Out of a stakes placed half-sister to US Gr2 winner Battle Of Hastings, this filly is a half-sister to 11 winners, including the Gr1 placed pair of Felix The Cat and M L Jet.

GOLD STANDARD

The only son of champion sire Trippi at stud in South Africa, he won the Gr2 Selangor Cup and ran second in the Gr1 Cape Guineas. This is his first crop.

Lot 3– A 1/2 to 2 winners, this filly’s dam is a half-sister to In Full Flight Hcp winner Cape Royal.

Lot 63– This colt is out of a dual winning half-sister to Equus Champion Here To Win.

Lot 104– A 1/2 to 4 winners, this filly is out of a 1/2 sister to Australian five time Gr1 winner Boban.

Lot 128– This colt is out of a 4 time winning daughter of multiple champion sire Silvano.

Lot 182– A 1/2 to 3 winners (by 3 different sires), this filly is out of a mare who won 4 up to 1800m.

Gold Standard

IDEAL WORLD

Consistently successful sire whose progeny include champions Smart Call and Hermoso Mundo, dual Met winner Rainbow Bridge, SA Derby winner Samurai Warrior, and graded stakes winners Mount Laurel, Saragon, Vistula, Cape Speed and Zante.

Lot 39– A 1/2 to 2 winners, this colt is out of 3 time winner and Yellowwood Hcp runner up Lizzie Arden, a daughter of Elliodor’s Tibouchina Stakes winner Red Dor.

Lot 55– Out of Tibouchina runner up Mombasa (closely inbred to Gay Missile), this colt’s granddam is a 3 time winning own sister to Wolf Power winner Vertical Sport.

Lot 89– Closely inbred to Nureyev, this 1/2 brother to a winner is out of a 1/2 to Gr2 winner Dash For Gretna and the G3 placed dam of SA Classic third Youcanthurrylove.

Lot 127– Out of a winning daughter of Dynasty, this colt’s granddam is a winning 3/4 sister to multiple Gr1 winner Ebony Flyer and to the dam of champion Vardy.

Lot 139– A 1/2 to 4 winners, one of whom won 8, this colt is out of a 3 time winning half-sister to Gr1 Met winner Martial Eagle and dual Algoa Cup victor Nebula.

Lot 140– Inbred to Nureyev, this filly’s Syringa Handicap winning dam is a full-sister to the Golden Slipper winning dam of North American Gr1 winner Oleksandra.

Lot 147– This colt is out of a winning own-sister to Gr1 SA Fillies Classic winner Athina and 3/4 sister to SA Guineas winner Heir Apparent and Gr3 winner, and top producer, Quickwood.

Lot 164– Out of a 3/4 sister to the dam of Gr2 winner Desert Rhythm (sired by a son of Kingmambo), this filly’s dual winning dam is a half-sister to Met runner up Lion Tamer.

JACKSON

Triple G1 winning relative of Smart Strike and sire of such as Pretty Young Thing, Eva Eileen, Pure State, Count Jack, Can You Feel It, Baby Shooz and Flame Tree.

Lot 6– Out of a Jet Master half-sister to speedy Gardenia Handicap winner Rosinante, this colt is a half-brother to Champion Juvenile Cup second Dark Force and smart filly Elusive Force (sired like the colt on offer by a Fort Wood line horse).

Lot 38– Inbred to Sadler’s Wells, this colt is out of a 3 time winning 1/2 to Selangor Cup winner A Hard Day’s Night, granddam is a winning 1/2 to Gold Cup hero Major Bluff.

Lot 82– Out of a winning Var mare, this filly’s granddam is a 1/2 to multiple Gr1 winner Gypsy’s Warning and fellow graded stakes winners Romany Prince and Surabi.

JAY PEG

Globetrotting champion and sire of graded stakes winners Silicon Valley, Exit Here, Woljayrine, Olympic Owen, Flash Drive, Hot Affair and Peggy Jay

Lot 4– Bred on the same cross as Exit Here, this half-brother to the useful Gimme A Cohiba is out of a winning 1/2 to Gr3 King’s Cup winner Pirate’s Gold.

Lot 125– This filly is out of dual winning daughter of multiple champion sire Giant’s Causeway.

JUDPOT

The half-brother to Kingmambo has sired a host of top-class horses include the Gr1 winners Along Came Polly, Coral Fever, Forest Indigo and Juxtapose.

Lot 11– This filly is a full-sister to Gr3 Diana Stakes winner Double Whammy and Gr3 filly Skysign.

Lot 13– This filly is out of a four time winning Gr3 placed daughter of outstanding sprinter Choisir.

Lot 28– This colt is out of a half-sister to the stakes winners Top Jet and Kiss Again.

Lot 98– Out of a stakes placed winner of five (and half-sister to 6 time stakes winner Eton Rifles), this filly’s granddam is a 1/2 to 2 international Gr1 winners, and her third dam is champion sprinter Marwell.

LOUIS THE KING

Triple Crown and Summer Cup winner whose early winners include the likes of Matthew The King, Pamushana’s Pride and Louis Gem, and impressive 2yo winner Waymaker.

Lot 42– This colt is out of a winning Trippi own sister to millionaire Miss Katalin and granddam is the Jet Master sired Gr1 Empress Club Stakes winner Little Miss Magic.

Lot 71– This filly is out of a winning full-sister to front running Settlers Trophy winner Red Peril.

Lot 84– This filly is a half-sister to four winners including Jockey Club Stakes winner Bursary.

Lot 95– Closely inbred to Storm Cat, this colt is out of a winning Var half-sister to Gr1 Gold Challenge winner King Of Pain, granddam is a 1/2 to champion Lady Of The Turf.

Lot 117– Another inbred to Storm Cat, this filly is out of a winning Var 1/2 sister to 2 black type horses including the stakes winning filly Princess Ofthe Sky, granddam a Gr1 placed winner of 4.

Lot 126– A 1/2 to 2 winners, this colt’s dam is an own sister to the dam of Gr2 winner Wonderwall.

MASTER OF MY FATE

Dual Gr2 winning son of Jet Master has a top crop of 3yos this season include Gr1 winners Sentbydestiny and Tempting Fate, and the likes of Miss Elegance, Zarina and Tarantino.

Lot 35– Bred on the same cross as Gr2 winner Basadi Faith, this filly is out of a full-sister to Java Handicap winner Fulcrum and three-parts sister to Equus Champion Captain’s Lover.

Lot 75– This colt is out of a Gr3 Yellowwood Hcp runner up and half-sister to 3 stakes horses notably Gr3 winner Doosra and SA Fillies Classic runner up Green Top.

Lot 77– Inbred to the great SA mare Soho Secret, this filly is out of a daughter of top class broodmare sire Spectrum, and her third dam won the SA Oaks.

Lot 99– Out of a 3 time winning daughter of Dynasty, this filly’s granddam is an own sister to the stakes winning T.Rex and half-sister to champion sprinter Hinterland.

Lot 109– This colt is out of a dual winning daughter of champion Australian sire Exceed And Excel.

Lot 136– This colt is out of a 3 time winning 3/4 sister to Horse Of The Year Yard-Arm.

Lot 165– This colt is a 3/4 brother to a ten time winner, and half-brother to 4 other winners.

Lot 169– This colt is out of a dual winning Western Winter daughter of Paddock Stakes winner Angelina, and he is closely inbred to Rakeen from the immediate family of Futura.

Lot 175– This colt is out of a stakes placed mare who won seven up to 1950m.

Lot 185– A 1/2 or full sister to 3 winners, this filly is out of an own sister to champion Ethereal Lady and Champion Stakes winner Amberpondo.

Master Of My Fate

NOBLE TUNE

A dual graded stakes winning half-brother to US champion, and Gr1 sire, Honor Code, his best progeny include Gold Cup hero Paths Of Victory and promising 3yo Copper Mountain.

Lot 158– Closely inbred to Storm Cat, this filly is out of a 5 time winning half-sister to the Gr1 placed dam of millionaire and G1 SA Fillies Classic winner Takingthepeace, and her dam is very closely related to the Gr1 winning 2yo Brave Mary.

ORATORIO

Dual champion sire in Italy, his leading local runners include Van Halen, Snapscan, Love Bomb, Divine Odyssey, Ottimo, Ultra Magnus, Mardi Gras and Orator’s Daughter.

Lot 7– From the family of champion Edict Of Nantes, this filly is out of East Cape Oaks winner Fortissimus.

Lot 25– An own sister to a four time winner, this filly is out of a 3 time winning own sister to G3 Acacia Hcp winner Off The Mark and Gold Medallion second Sports Coach.

Lot 40-A full-brother to the smart, Gr3 placed Petra, and 1/2 to 4 other winners, this colt’s Swallow Stakes winning dam is closely related to legendary SA champion Horse Chestnut.

Lot 100– Bred on the same Oratorio/Lecture cross as dual Gr1 winner Van Halen, this filly is a half or full sister to 4 winners, and her dam is a winning sister to Graham Beck runner up Lightning Lecture.

Lot 115– An own brother to a winner, this colt is out of a winning Var half-sister to Tony Ruffel third Le Close, third dam is Cape Fillies Guineas winner Sport’s Chestnut.

Lot 138– This colt is a three-parts brother to G1 Premiers Champion Stakes runner up Ancestry and the smart filly Bequest.

PATHFORK

Irish Champion and half-brother to classic winner War Of Will, he is the sire of such graded stakes winners as Mighty High, Mr Flood, Jet Start, Red Chesnut Road, Marchingontogether and My Friend Lee.

Lot 102– Out of a Bernardini half-sister to 10 time winner Nevzlin, this colt’s granddam was sired by outstanding sire and broodmare sire Nureyev.

Lot 134– A half-brother to the useful Laetitia’s Angel, this colt is out of the stakes winning Xilomante.

Lot 141– A 1/2 to a winner, this filly is out of a five time winning Var half-sister to Gr3 placed Richmond Park, from the female line of champion US sire Elusive Quality.

Lot 163– Out of a winning daughter of Royal Academy, closely related to stakes winners Equal Rights and Tantra, this filly is from the family of Australian stars Away Game and Inference.

PHILANTHROPIST

Now deceased, the son of Kris S is responsible for Canadian champions Pender Harbor and Phil’s Dream as well as multiple South African Gr1 winner Golden Ducat and high-class Hong Kong galloper Singapore Sling.

Lot 20– A 1/2 to a four time winner, this colt is out of a 3 time winning 1/2 to the dam of stakes winner Bursary, the family of Paddock Stakes winner Badger’s Gift.

Lot 56– Bred like Gr3 winner She’s A Giver, this colt is out of a dual winning 1/2 sister to three black type horses, including Gr3 winner Croc Valley, and to the dam of G2 winner Third Runway.

POMODORO

July and Leading First Season Sire of 2017-2018, his early crops have produced the likes of champion Return Flight, Cape Guineas winner Russian Rock and fellow graded stakes winners Cirillo and Golden Belle.

Lot 15– A 1/2 to four winners, this colt’s very smart granddam is a full-sister to champion Forward Filly, third dam is SA Fillies Sprint runner up Forward Miss.

Lot 34– A 1/2 to the stakes placed Fleeced, this filly’s dam is a half-sister to Gr2 winner Fabiani, durable Dubai campaigner Star Empire and the dam of the stakes winning G G’s Dynasty.

Lot 135– A 1/2 to a winner, this colt’s granddam is a 1/2 to Equus Champion Mother Russia.

Lot 143– A 1/2 to the smart Savea, this colt is out of Gr3 Acacia Hcp winner Amur Affair.

Lot 161– A 1/2 to a multiple winner, this filly is out of a winning half-sister to champion and dual Gr1 winner Kildonan, and this is the family of five time Gr1 winner, and dual Equus Champion, Carry On Alice.

Lot 170– An own sister to a winner, this filly’s granddam is Olympic Duel Stakes runner up Maggie.

Lot 179– Ahalf-sister to four winners, this filly’s granddam is a 1/2 to the stakes winning dam of champions Dalakhani and Daylami, family of Gr1 winning fillies Dalkala and Dolniya. 

QUASILLO

The only son of the outstanding Sea The Stars at stud in South Africa, he is a lightly raced G3 winning close relative of top Cape sire Querari.

Lot 81– This filly is out of a winning sister to Darley Arabian winner and Summer Cup third Rudi Rocks, granddam won five including the Gr3 Final Fling Stakes.

Lot 121– A 1/2 to 2 winners, this colt’s dam won four times from 1400-2000m.

QUERARI

The Gr1 winning son of Oasis Dream has sired a host of high-class performers including Querari Falcon, Monks Hood, Wonderwall, Kampala Campari, Head Honcho, Cockney Pride, and Mill Queen.

Lot 50– A brother to the useful Rip It Up, this colt is out of a half-sister to three black type horses notably Argentinian Gr1 winner Quita Nistel, granddam a Gr3 winner of six in Argentina.

Lot 52– A 1/2 to a recent 2yo winner, this filly is out of a winning full-sister to Gr1 SA Fillies Classic third Not Sulking and 1/2 to Gr1 stayer Predestination, family of champions Arazi, Ajdal and Noverre.

Querari

RAFEEF

A full-brother to champion Mustaaqeem, the son of champions Redoute’s Choice and National Colour won six of just ten starts including the Gr1 Computaform Sprint, early runners include the winner Bella Chica, Dockofthebay and Civil Rights.

Lot 8– Out of a 1/2 to Gr3 winner Wonder Lawn, this filly is out of a winning daughter of G1 Garden Province Stakes winner Velvet Green -herself a daughter of multiple champion sire Roy.

Lot 12– This filly is out of a winning Fort Wood 1/2 to SA Fillies Nursery second Winter’s Forge.

Lot 53– This colt is out of a speedy Gr2 winning daughter of Silvano, and his dam is a half-sister to G3 winner Mocha Java (who was sired by Rafeef’s broodmare sire National Assembly).

Lot 54– Closely inbred to Rafeef’s champion sire Redoute’s Choice, this filly is out of a dual winning own sister to the dam of New Zealand Gr2 winner Imelda Mary, granddam is a Redoute’s Choice own sister to champion Fashions Afield.

Lot 69– Closely inbred to Danehill, this filly is out of a Syringa Handicap winning 1/2 to Gr3 winning millionaire Isphan, granddam is a 3/4 sister to Horse Of The Year Celtic Grove.

ROYAL MO

Winner of the Gr3 Robert B. Lewis Stakes at three, he is the only son of outstanding sire Uncle Mo at stud in South Africa, shares his sire with promising stallions Nyquist, Laoban and Outwork.

Lot 21– This colt is out of a dual winning Western Winter 1/2 sister to Gr1 Gold Medallion/G2 Post Merchants winner Eden Roc, granddam is a Gr2 winning 1/2 to Gr1 Champions Challenge winner Regal Ransom.

SILVANO

Pensioned multiple champion sire whose yearlings have made up to R9 000 000, his progeny include reigning Horse Of The Year Summer Pudding and four Vodacom Durban July winners.

Lot 92– A 1/2 to a dual winner in Canada, this filly is out of a Medaglia D’Oro half-sister to the stakes placed Race Me Home, granddam is triple US Gr1 winner Society Selection.

SOFT FALLING RAIN

Deceased globe-trotting champion whose first two crops have produced the likes of Montreal Mist, World Radar, Gin Fizz, Pray For Rain, Purple Cloud and Alramz.

Lot 97– This filly is out of a dual winning 3/4 sister to the stakes winning dam of PE Gold Cup winner Onesie and half-sister to Oaks winner Sweetie Pie.

THE UNITED STATES

A Gr1 winning son of the world’s premier sire Galileo, he is a full-brother to multiple G1 winners Hermosa and Hydrangea and from the family of Breeders Cup Mile winning champion sire Last Tycoon.

Lot 58– A 1/2 to 4 winners, this filly is out of a winning Rich Man’s Gold three-parts sister to Mauritian champion Charles Lytton, and her fourth dam is Gr1 winner Soul.

Lot 120– A 1/2 to 3 winners, this filly is out of a stakes winning 1/2 sister to champion Donatella.

Lot 130– This colt is out of millionaire, and Ready To Run Cup heroine, Winter Star.

Lot 131– Closely inbred to Sadler’s Wells, this colt is out of a 4 time winning daughter Arc winner and high-class sire/broodmare sire Dalakhani, family of the Sadler’s Wells sired Gr3 winner Dubai Success and Gr1 winners Crystal Music and Zelzal.

Lot 148– This filly is out of Lady’s Slipper Stakes runner up Banjo Buzz.

Lot166– This filly is out of a dual winning 1/2 sister to 3 black type horses including the Fillies Guineas runner up dam of Fillies Guineas second Rio’s Winter.

TIME THIEF
Zeditave Stakes winning son of Redoute’s Choice and sire of dual Australian Gr1 winner In Her Time.

Lot 47– A 1/2 or full brother to 2 winners, this colt is out of a Gr3 placed daughter of champion Australian sire and broodmare sire Encosta De Lago, family of champions Secrage and Waya.

Lot 61– This colt is out of a 3 time winning 1/2 to Lady’s Slipper winner Ocean’s Swift.

Lot 68– Closely inbred to Danehill, this colt is out of a speedy, 3 time winning 1/2 to 2 black type horses, granddam is a stakes placed 1/2 sister to Cape Flying Championship runner up Poly Nation.

Lot 86– This filly is out of a dual winning Dynasty half-sister to the Gr3 winning dam of G2 Camellia Stakes winner Schippers, granddam a stakes placed daughter of champion US sire Thunder Gulch.

Lot 91– This filly is out of a three-parts sister to July winning champion, and Gr1 sire, Bold Silvano.

Lot 112– This filly is out of a winning half-sister to dual Gr1 winning champion Cataloochee, her broodmare sire Pathfork hails from the same family as Time Thief’s own sire.
Lot 114– Out of a 4 time winning Captain Al mare, this filly’s fourth dam is the mighty Party Time.

Lot 124– Closely inbred to Danehill, this colt’s granddam is Swallow Stakes winner Kiribati.

Lot 155– This filly is out of a winning Fort Wood daughter of Equus Champion Bold Ellinore.

Lot 160– This colt is out of a stakes placed, 3 time winning own sister to Gr1 Computaform Sprint winner Noble Heir (dam of Australian G3 winner Crown Witness).

Lot 171– Another inbred to Danehill, this filly is out of a winning daughter of five time G1 winner Starcraft and her third dam is the Gr1 placed Australian stakes winner The Big Chill.

Lot 180– Closely inbred to Danehill, this filly is out of a half-sister to Gr3 winner Current Event and the dams of Sophomore Sprint winner Speed Machine and smart gallopers Flichity By Farr and Neartic Dancer, granddam a stakes placed sister to the Gr3 winning dam of Triple Crown winner Abashiri.

Lot 188– Inbred to Danehill, this filly’s dam is a half-sister to Gr3 sprinter Valberg, who won six.

Time Thief

TRIPPI

Champion sire whose progeny include the Gr1 winners Afrikaburn, Chimichuri Run, Deo Juvente, For The Lads, Jet Dark, Lobo’s Legend, R Heat Lightning and Real Princess.

Lot 24– A 1/2 to a winner, this filly is out of Merchants winning millionaire Jackodore.

TWICE OVER

Four time Gr1 winner and European champion whose progeny include dual Vodacom Durban July winner Do It Again and the likes of Sand And Sea, Invidia, Doublemint and Moon In June.

Lot 5– This filly is out of a winning Fastnet Rock daughter of Cherry Hinton Stakes winner Jewel In The Sand, and she is descended directly in female line from the legendary Pretty Polly.

Lot 16– A 1/2 to 2 winners, this filly is out of dual East Cape Breeders Stakes winner Hurricane Katrina, who won ten times from 1000-1600m.

Lot 19– A 1/2 to a smart winner, this colt is out of a 3 time winning daughter of champion Donatella.

Lot 22– Out of a stakes placed winner of 4, this filly is a 1/2 to 2 winners notably G2 winning sprinter Dollar Dazzler, the family of Gr1 winners Eldoriza, Happy Landing and Juxtapose.

Lot 60– This filly is out of a stakes placed own sister to graded winners Nordic Breeze and Rushing Wind, as well as to the dam of smart sprinter Rio Querari.

Lot 70– This colt is out of a 3 time winning Silvano 1/2 to the Gr3 placed Petty Officer.

Lot 106– A 1/2 to stakes placed 2yo Captain’s Flo, this filly is out of a winning 1/2 sister to dual stakes winner Pure Power, granddam is a winning 3/4 sister to dual Gr3 winner Just Like Al.

Lot 110– This half-sister to 4 winners, including PE Gold Cup winner Onesie, is out of a stakes winning half-sister to Oaks winner Sweetie Pie, and is from the family of US champion Riboletta.

Lot 137– This filly is out of a Danehill Dancer 1/2 to two international stakes horses, who, between them, won 18 races, granddam a stakes placed daughter of Darshaan.

Lot 159– A 1/2 to 5 winners, including Ready To Run Consolation winner Fort Red, this filly’s dam is a winning own sister to Gr3 Jubilee Handicap winning sire Captain Corageous.

VERCINGETORIX

The Jebel Hatta winning champion has made an excellent start to his stud career with his first two crops headed by the graded stakes winners Vernichey, African Warrior, Ikigai and Seeking The Stars.

Lot 64– This colt is out of a winning Dynasty daughter of Gr3 Flamboyant Stakes second Salsabeel.

Lot 65– Bred on a similar cross to champion Hot Ticket,this 1/2 sister to 3 winners is out of a full-sister to the Gr3 winning dam of Kenilworth Cup winner Pacific Chestnut, and 1/2 sister to graded stakes winners Pacific Warrior and Stonehenge.

Lot 149– This filly is out of a four time winning daughter of the stakes placed Ramp Model.

VISIONAIRE

Winner of the Gr1 King’s Bishop Stakes, he is the sire of Gr1 winner Takingthepeace and fellow graded stakes winners Heaps Of Fun, Africa Rising, The Thinker and Royal Pleasure

Lot 10– This filly is out of a half-sister to dual Gr1 winning sprinter Bull Valley.

Lot 49– A 1/2 to a multiple winner, this filly is out of a 3 time winning half-sister to 2 black type horses and to the 3 time winning dam of Gr3 winner Fantastic Mr Fox and Fort Winter.

Lot 118– This filly is out of a 4 time winning daughter of a Gr3 placed own sister to Gr1 winners Nania and Red Ray, as well as the graded stakes winnings Bishop’s Bounty and Brutal Force, this filly’s dam is also a 3/4 sister to multiple stakes winner Adobe Pink.

Lot 119– A 1/2 to five winners, this colt is out of a Gr3 placed own sister to Gr1 winners Nania and Red Ray (now a promising sire), as well as the graded stakes winnings Bishop’s Bounty and Brutal Force.

Lot 168– A 1/2 to 6 winners, including Gr3 Godolphin Barb third Mr Roy, this filly is out of a dual winning Rakeen half-sister to the aforementioned Nania, Red Ray, Bishop’s Bounty and Brutal Force, family of Gr1 winners Rudra and Set Afire.

Lot 189– This colt is out of a 4 time winning 3/4 sister to Triple Crown winner Abashiri.

WHAT A WINTER

Triple Equus Champion and sire of Gr1 winners Clouds Unfold, Warrior’s Rest and champion Russet Air, as well as the likes of Winter Smoke, Armando, Snow Report, Magical Wonderland and Dutch Philip

Lot 9– This filly is out of a Dynasty own sister to the stakes placed, 6 time winner Kilrain.

Lot 18– Bred on the same cross as Magical Wonderland, this colt is out of a 3/4 sister to Cape Guineas winner and multiple champion sire Captain Al.

Lot 27– A 1/2 to 3 winners, one of whom won 7, this filly is out of a 3 time winning own sister to the dam of G2 winner Tommy Gun (also by a Gone West line sire) and stakes winner Calanish.

Lot 41– This filly is out of a daughter of New Zealand Gr3 winner Native Song, traces back to influential mare Russ-Marie family of international stars Treve, Generous, Triptych, Daredevil and Van Gogh.

Lot 73– This filly is out of a dual winning Fort Wood 1/2 to Victress runner up Jabulani Jive.

Lot 85– From the family of July winner Gondolier, this filly is a half or full sister to 4 winners.

Lot 101– This colt is out of the Fort Wood sired Oaks winner Sweetie Pie, from the family of champions Riboletta and Super Power.

Lot 103– This colt is out of a dual winning daughter of multiple champion sire Silvano.

Lot 145– This colt is out of a winning 1/2 sister to the stakes placed A Quiet Rush and to Gr2 winner Demanding Lady -dam of Derby/Charity Mile runner up Charles.

Lot 146– This filly is out of a full-sister to Diana Stakes runner up Captainofmysoul and three-parts sister to triple Gr1 winner Captain America.

Lot 157– This filly is out of a Fastnet Rock 3/4 sister to top filly Venus De Mile -runner up in the Gr1 Irish Oaks, Gr1 Yorkshire Oaks and Gr1 Pretty Polly Stakes from a top-class family.

Lot 174– Closely inbred to Gone West, this colt’s dam won 3 up to 1100 metres.

WHERE’S THAT TIGER

Now deceased, the son of Storm Cat left behind the smart stakes horses Tiger’s Touch, Samurai Blade, Tiger Quest, See You Tyger, Supertube, and Perfect Tigress

Lot 2– This filly is out of a winning daughter of Gr3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes second Hello Boys.

WILLIAM LONGSWORD

A son of multiple champion sire Captain Al, and half-brother to Gr1 winning sprinter Real Princess, he won six of just eight starts including the Gr1 Cape Guineas – won previously by the likes of Captain Al and Jet Master. He sired his first winner at Kenilworth on Wednesday 17 February.

Lot 17– This filly’s Gr3 placed granddam is a full-sister to multiple Gr1 winner, and champion, Mother Russia -herself the dam of champion Nother Russia.

Lot 23– This filly is out of a 3 time winner, and Gr3 Umzimkhulu Stakes runner up, who is a three-parts sister to champion Russet Air, granddam is Equus Champion Icy Air.

Lot 45– A 1/2 to 2 winners, this colt is out of a winning own sister to two stakes winners.

Lot 66– This filly is out of a full-sister to champion, and dual Gr1 winner, Argonaut and to Wolf Power 1600 hero Simply Salmon, her dam is also a 1/2 to SA Fillies Guineas winner Finest View.

Lot 105– This colt is out of a dual winning Silvano daughter of a Gr1 winning daughter of Jet Master.

Lot 107– Inbred to Broodmare Of The Year Off To War, this half-sister to the smart pair of Triple Fate Line and Travelling Light is out of a Trippi half-sister to dual Gr1 winner Thunder Dance.

Lot 133– This filly is out of a dual winning 1/2 to exported Swallow Stakes winner Woodland City (sired by William Longsword’s grandsire Al Mufti)-dam of Canadian stakes winner Katalox.

Lot 151– This filly’s dam is a 1/2 to 2 black type horses notably Derby winner Winter Weather.

Lot 154– Closely inbred to Fort Wood, this colt is from the same family as globetrotting Equus Champion Captain’s Lover (sired, like William Longsword, by Captain Al).

Lot 172– Out of a half-sister to 2 black type horses in Australia, this filly’s third dam is Breeders’ Cup winning champion Sacahuista -herself dam of Italian Gr1 winner and successful sire Ekraar and legendary stallion Hussonet.

William Longsword

WYLIE HALL

Dual Gr1 winning son of Redoute’s Choice and sire of the likes of Twilight Moon, Wylie Wench, and De La Cruz. 

Lot 76– An own sister to a winner, this filly’s dam is a winning Fort Wood half-sister to 2 black type horses including Gr1 Premier’s Champion Stakes runner up Kilcoy Castle (sired by Fort Wood’s close relative Kabool).

Lot 94– This filly is out of a seven time winning half-sister to the stakes placed Green Tiger.

Lot 123– This colt is out of Gr2 SA FIllies Nursery/Swallow Stakes heroine Virgo’s Babe.

Lot 150– This colt is out of a winning Var own sister to the stakes winners Le Var and Winter Passion, granddam is a 3/4 sister to Skeaping Trophy winner Grey Arrow.

 

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