Variety Club

Variety Club

Variety Club

Shakespeare wrote “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” In Variety Club’s case, he definitely seems to fall in the first category.

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Variety Club

Son Of Var – Making SA Proud!

He was retired to stand at champion breeders Klawervlei Stud after an illustrious track career and the Longines award is yet another recognition of the brilliance of one of our modern day champions.

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Longines Worlds Best Racehorse Rankings - Just A Way

Longines World’s Best Racehorses 2014

Topping the board with a rating of 130 was the Japanese-bred Just A Way (Heart’s Cry – Sibyl). The six-year-old, whose track victories include the Dubai Duty Free and the Gr1 Yasuda Kinen, has recently joined his sire Heart’s Cry at the Shadai Stallion Station’s Hokkaido farm

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Longines World’s Best Racehorse Ceremony

Japan’s Just A Way has led the way for most of the year while Australia, Kingman, The Grey Gatsby and South Africa’s Variety Club currently share the title of co-2nd highest rated horse in the world.

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1998 Gr1 Cape Guineas

Most memorable Cape Guineas

Guineas winners include the legends Hawaii, Politician, Colorado King and Empress Club – to name a few. Sarah Whitelaw lists her personal selection of Guineas highlights over the past two decades

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Variety Club

SA Champ Retires

In an announcement issued on Thursday, 2 October 2014, Mayfair Speculators have confirmed that SA Horse of the Year Variety Club will be retiring to Klawervlei Stud. The champ is expected to arrive home in early December and will commence stud duties in 2015. A stud fee will be announced in due course.

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William Penn

Half A Century of Racing Heroes

I remember, a year before my Dad died, sitting around the table at my Aunt’s the Sunday after the 1975 Met. They had won on Sledgehammer, but agreed that William Penn would have given Sledgehammer a hiding on any day of the week

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From Chaos To Reform

Charl Pretorius writes in his Off The Record column on the 4Racing website that owners, trainers and racing fans are gravely concerned about the state of our industry

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