Howick farm Roski Stud will be offering three classy yearlings at next month’s KZN Yearling Sale, which takes place at the Sibaya Entertainment World on July 5th and 6th.
Dynasty champion and Horse Of The Year Irish Flame, sire of the smart Drunken Sailor and very talented 3yo Sunny Bill Du-Toy, is the sire of Flaming Lass (Lot 94). This filly is a half-sister to five winners, most notably Flamboyant Stakes third Cassie O’Malley. Flaming Lass’ winning dam Antonia’s Lass, a ¾ sister to champion and G1 Gold Challenge winner Succesful Bidder, is a half-sister to Ruffian Stakes winner Casual Jewel.
Bred on a similar cross to G1 winners Eyes Wide Open, It’s My Turn and Liege, Flaming Lass also hails from the same family as G1 winning two-year-olds Gold Flier and Trust Antonia.
Cartier Champion and five time G1 winner Duke Of Marmalade has made a superb start with his first South African born runners this season including Kenilworth Fillies Nursery runner up Santa Clara. A half-brother to Investec Derby winner Ruler Of The World, Duke Of Marmalade is also the sire of Courage To Conquer (Lot 102), the second of the Roski trio. This bay colt is out of a stakes placed daughter of four times Equus Outstanding Stallion Dynasty, sire of this season’s G1 winners Eyes Wide Open and Liege, among many others.
Roski Stud have already enjoyed success in the sales ring with progeny of triple G1 winner and Equus Champion Sprinter Captain Of All. The son of Captain Al is again represented in their draft, this time by his daughter Boom Street (Lot 235). This chestnut is out of a winning daughter of US champion sire Elusive Quality –who is broodmare sire of hot young Irish sire No Nay Never and 2017 Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner Roy H. This is the same family of speedy Strelitzia Stakes winner Royalsecuritybaby, and fourth dam is AJC Oaks winner Savana City.
Both days of trading at this year’s KZN Sale are due to commence at 12pm, and the catalogue can be viewed live at www.bsa.co.za