Peter and Jenny Blyth’s Clifton Stud will be offering a quality, eleven strong draft at this year’s KZN Yearling Sale, with four lots offered as agent.
This draft is made up of yearlings by a range of different sires including Capetown Noir, Crusade, Flying The Flag, Ideal World and Mogok.
Triple G1 winner Capetown Noir has made a promising start with his first two-year-olds this season, and the former Equus Champion has three lots in the Clifton draft. They are a filly (Lot 130) out of a half-sister to Equus Champion and Vodacom Durban July winner Eyeofthetiger, a filly (Lot 195) from the family of Travers Stakes winner Corporate Report and a filly (Lot 261) from the family of very speedy G3 winner Lady Lexington.
Ill-fated G1 winner Crusade has three colts in this draft including a colt (Lot 13) from the family of champions Fearless and Festive Season, and a colt (Lot 58) out of champion Casey’s Dance, while another sire with a trio of yearlings in the Clifton draft is Galileo’s blue blooded son Flying The Flag.
The latter, a full-brother to the G1 winners Rhododendron and Magical, is represented by a colt (Lot 4) out of a Cape Cross half-sister to British G3 winner Name Of Love, a colt (Lot 139) whose winning dam is a full-sister to the dam of exported dual G3 winner Madame Dubois, and a filly (Lot 266) out of a Silvano daughter of G2 winner She’s On Fire.
The draft also includes colts by proven G1 sires Ideal World and Mogok, with the former responsible for a colt (Lot 190) out of a winning sister to the dam of G3 winner Tippuana Moon, and the latter sire of a colt (Lot 32) out of a Orpen daughter of former South African champion and G1 winner Kundalini.
The 2019 KZN Yearling Sale is set to take place at the Sibaya Casino on July 4th and 5th and the online catalogue can be viewed at www.bsa.co.za