2015 National Yearling Sale

2015 National Yearling Sale Catalogue

Solid Sale for BSA

The annual ‘great trek’ to Germiston is a rite of passage for breeders and a pilgrimage for those in search of their next champion at South Africa’s sales Mecca.

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2015 NYS Lot 221 Savannah Cat (Fort Wood - Kapen Cat)

Another NYS Record-breaker

Lot 221 Savannah Cat, a filly by Fort Wood out of Kapen Cat, was consigned by Lammerskraal Stud and became the most expensive filly ever sold in South Africa when the hammer fell at R4,75 million

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Oh my, How You’ve Grown!

Money isn’t what it used to be. Even so, the spectacular spend on thoroughbred yearlings in recent times has to be seen to be believed.It may be coincidence, but the steepest incline follows the introduction of the Select Sale at Nationals in 2002

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Swimming with the Sharks

Four hundred and forty-nine yearlings at Nationals to inspect from head to toe. An avalanche of cleverly catalogued pedigree information. So much to do, and so little time. How are we to make sense of all of it before raising our catalogues and bidding?

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National Yearling Sale

Pandora’s Box

The 2015 National Yearling Sale Buyers Guide is a veritable mine of information. To unearth the good and the bad, here’s how to think outside the box…

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The Power Of Ratings

In August 2014, Sporting Post published a new look at stallion statistics. What follows is an update on last year’s exercise, with specific focus on the stallions represented at Nationals who have current offspring of 3yo and older

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The Candyman Set For Return To Saddle

The Sporting Post can break the news this evening that the ‘Candyman’ is expected to be back in action soon after returning from Australia following the family’s move Down Under in July last year

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