Everyone is entitled to an opinion – but perhaps it is worth studying the facts before expressing an opinion. And why all the fuss that she “beat the colts” and therefore is a Champion? Who says that the two-year-old colts at that time of year are superior to the fillies? Science doesn’t support that theory
Runners in the Fillies Guineas are by sires whose progeny include three previous winners of the race, and a staggering total of over 470 stakes winners. Safe to say, the winner of the 2014 Avontuur Estate Cape Fillies Guineas will have considerable value as a broodmare!
With 21 less yearlings sold at the same sale last year, the aggregate on Sunday was up from R26 015 000 in 2023 to R27 085 000, with the average tag stepping up 20% to R206 756, and the median jumping 38% to R180 000