Bloodstock South Africa: KZN-Breds Continue To Shine

Bloodstock South Africa: KZN-Breds Continue To Shine

The Apache gliding to victory. Photo: Dubai Racing Club/Andrew Watkins

A number of KZN-bred Thoroughbreds’ great performances in South African feature races this season have ensured there should be plenty of interest in the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale.

The likes of Checcetti, Colour of Courage, Eastern Greeting, E-Jet, Festival of Fire, Flash Drive, Kinematic Countess, Knock On Wood, Love Struck, Meadow Magic, Rebel Queen, The Mouseketeer, Virgo’s Babe and Wild One, as well as the likes of Saturday’s big race runner ups No Worries (Gr1 Daily News 2000) and Penhaligon (Gr3 Lonsdale Stirrup Cup) having all been doing their bit this season to focus attention on the high-class Thoroughbred currently produced in Natal.

This season alone, KZN-bred Thoroughbreds have won or placed in the following feature races in South Africa:

Gr1 Daily News 2000
Gr3 Lonsdale Stirrup Cup
Gr1 SA Fillies Sprint
Listed Syringa Handicap
Gr3 East Cape Derby
Gr3 Cape Of Good Hope Nursery
Gr3 Winter Guineas
Gr2 KRA Fillies Guineas
Gr2 KRA Guineas
Gr2 The Debutante
Gr2 Umkhomazi Stakes
Gr2 Camellia Stakes
Gr1 President’s Champion Challenge
Gr2 Gerald Rosenberg Stakes
Gr2 SA Fillies Nursery
Gr1 SA Derby
Listed Highveld Sand Challenge
Listed Spook Express Handicap
Gr3 Byerley Turk Plate
Listed Somerset 1200
Gr1 Empress Club Stakes
Gr3 Strelitzia Stakes
Gr2 Colorado King Stakes
Listed Derby Trial
Gr3 Sycamore Sprint
Gr3 Jacaranda Handicap
Gr3 Man O’War Sprint
Gr1 SA Classic
Listed Nkosazana Stakes
Listed Riverside Hcp
Gr3 King’s Cup
Listed East Cape Fillies Nursery
Listed Bauhinia Handicap
Listed Ruffian Stakes
Listed Storm Bird Stakes
Listed Aquanaut Handicap
Listed Lady’s Pendant Stakes
Gr3 Tommy Hotspur Handicap
Listed Wolf Power Handicap
Gr2 J&B Reserve Stayers
Gr3 London News Stakes
Listed Politician Stakes
Gr2 Peninsula Handicap
Gr3 Flamboyant Stakes
Gr3 Christmas Handicap
Gr3 Fillies Mile
Gr3 Magnolia Hcp
Gr3 Racing Association Hcp
Gr1 Summer Cup
Listed Durbanville Cup
Listed Guineas Trial
Gr2 Charity Mile
Listed Golden Loom Handicap
Gr3 Graham Beck Hcp
Listed Starling Stakes
Listed Java Hcp
Gr3 Yellowwood Hcp
Gr3 Jo’burg Spring F&M Challenge
Listed Banyana Hcp
Gr2 Emerald Cup

For more information on KZN-breds, and their ongoing success, or the catalogue for the 2013 KZN Yearling Sale please contact the TBA on (011) 3235700.

– Written by Sarah Whitelaw

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