Bloodstock South Africa – Press Release

Bloodstock South Africa – Press Release Dear Racing Enthusiast

The 2012 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale is nearly upon us once again – this sale has always been the major source of Gr1 winners in South Africa, with 61% of Gr1 winners in recent years coming from this sale.

We are very proud of our graduates and our reputation, and we are very excited about the excellent bloodstock in our catalogue this year. We are trying to create not only a sale, but a wonderful event celebrating our breeders’ hard work and giving our buyers opportunity to buy a champion of tomorrow.

We are trying to give as much information as possible to help buyers select the best yearlings – please see the new section on our website with a number of articles and information that might be of use to you at

I encourage all you racing enthusiasts and your families to come along to our sale and enjoy our new look sales complex, peruse some great horses, as well as immerse yourself in the past in our museum. We will be showing our new Legends Series highlighting some great horses from our past in our top of the range cinema – definitely worth the trip!

Please contact us as soon as possible to sign up for your buyers card and remember we are offering 2 lucky holders of buyers cards a weekend away at the award winning Royal Chundu Lodge in Zambia – so please contact us so that we can process your card and you stand a chance to win one of these great prizes.

  • NOTE: viewing of yearlings starts Sunday 22 April.
  • Sale starts at 11am on the 27th and 29th April (28th is Champions Day Racing)
  • TBA Complex cnr Rand Airport Road and Van Riebeek Rd, Gosforth Park, Germiston

I hope to see as many of you here as possible – our sport needs all the support it can get as we look to the future, so that we can leave a legacy for our children to enjoy.

It all starts with the horse, so why not come and see some of the best horseflesh in the land.


Tom Callaghan
Sales and Marketing Director

Marketing Division of The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association of South Africa
Tel: +27 (011) 323 5700
Fax: +27 (011) 323 5788

To view the KZN-breds on offer at this years National Yearling Sale, click here to view our page.

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