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Thursday & Friday - 10h00

A varied and exceptional catalogue awaits prospective buyers for the 2024 BSA National Yearling Sale which commences at 10h00 today, and continues into Friday.

Two sets of eyes are better than one! (Pic – Candiese Lenferna)

Watch the sale live here!

Approximately 230 lots are set to go through the ring today, with the remainder due to be sold on Friday.

The sale rate will be approximately 30 lots per hour.

Historically South Africa’s most successful yearling sale, the National Yearling Sale has a long and impressive honour roll and recent star performers offered include  Gr1 winners like Bless My Stars, Cousin Casey, Lucky Lad, Malmoos, Mrs Geriatrix, Rainbow Bridge, Royal Victory, Sandringham Summit, Thunderstruck,and Trip Of Fortune.

E Cape champion trainer Gavin Smith – surveying tomorrow’s superstars (Pic – Candiese Lenferna)

Further back, champions Elusive Fort, Futura, Hawwaam, Legislate and outstanding sire Vercingetorix are also past graduates of the National Yearling Sale, and all stallions are represented at this year’s two day auction.

All of South Africa’s top stallions are represented, with the likes of Gimmethegreenlight, Master Of My Fate, Querari, Rafeef, Trippi, Vercingetorix and What A Winter among the top sires boosting strong drafts.

Young sires represented at the National Sale for the first time this year include Erik The Red and Hawwaam, both of whom have already made a splash in sales rings around South Africa.

Enjoy our lot-by-lot snapshot for further insight.

Summerveld trainer Bo Ngcobo chats to fellow buyers earlier this week (Pic – Candiese Lenferna)

A Guide To Buy

The Raceform Buyers’ Guide is a detailed summary of the dam and siblings of the BSA National Yearling Sale yearlings.

It gives insight as to what to expect of the youngsters in terms of class, stamina, sale price.

It’s essential reading for the prospective buyer.

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