News Archive - 2017
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27 March 2017BSA GRADUATES SHINE IN SA FEATURES
This past weekend proved one to remember for Bloodstock South Africa and its past graduates. BSA sold thoroughbreds lifted no fewer than three South African ...
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24 March 2017TOP CLASS FAMILIES HIGHLIGHT ASCOTS NYS DRAFT
Rose and Ashley Parker’s Ascot Stud is one of the top farms in South Africa. Year in and year out, Ascot Stud produces top class thoroughbreds, who ...
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23 March 2017QUALITY NYS DRAFT ON OFFER FROM THE ALCHEMY
Robertson farm, The Alchemy, is home to young sires Dan De Lago, Gitano Hernando and Where’s That Tiger. The Alchemy, has bred numerous high class ...
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22 March 2017GRADE ONE WINNERS WELL REPRESENTED ON 2017 NYS
This year’s National Yearling Sale looks as strong as ever, with South Africa’s top stallions and broodmares well and truly represented. The ...
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17 March 2017NATIONAL YEARLING SALE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE!
The catalogue for South Africa’s oldest premier yearling sale, the National Yearling Sale, is now available for viewing online at www.tba.co.za This ...
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15 March 2017NDORO AND SANDOWN OFFER 11 AT CAPE SALE
Ndoro and Sandown Studs will offer, between them, no fewer than 11 quality yearlings at Thursday’s Cape Yearling Sale. Ndoro’s draft is ...
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15 March 2017PROMISING AND PROVEN SIRES HIGHLIGHT MILLSTREAM AND NARROW CREEK DRAFTS
Two farms well represented at Thursday’s Cape Yearling Sale are the Robertson based Millstream Farm and the Wolseley farm Narrow Creek Stud. Situated ...
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15 March 2017CLASSY CAPE DRAFTS FROM SOUTHFORD,WICKLOW, THE ALCHEMY
Three other leading farms represented at this year’s Cape Yearling Sale, set to take place at the Mistico Equestrian Centre tomorrow, are the Southford ...
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13 March 2017VARSFONTEINS QUALITY CAPE DRAFT
Varsfontein Stud will offer 13 yearlings (and one as agent) at Thursday’s Cape Yearling Sale, due to get underway at Mistico Equestrian Centre at ...
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10 March 2017EXCITING NEW ADDITION TO THE 2017 BLOODSTOCK SOUTH AFRICA ADDED VALUE STAKES INCENTIVE PROGRAM
Bloodstock South Africa is proud to announce an extension to its added value stakes program. In addition to recognizing their qualifying Graded Stakes ...
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10 March 2017MAINE CHANCE, KLIPDRIF STRONG AT CAPE SALE
Klipdrif Stud and Maine Chance Farms, two of the Cape’s premier stud farms, will be offering, as agent, some top quality lots at Thursday’s ...
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9 March 2017MOUTONSHOEK DRAFT TO STAR AT CAPE SALE
Moutonshoek has enjoyed a steady stream of success this season with past graduates winning consistently all over South Africa. Among the farm’s notable ...
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8 March 2017EXCITING NEW SIRES HIGHLIGHT CAPE SALE
Some top class young prospects will be represented by their first crop of South African yearlings at next week’s Cape Yearling Sale. The Mistico ...
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7 March 2017TOP SIRES HIGHLIGHT MAURITZFONTEIN CAPE DRAFT
Prominent Kimberley farm Mauritzfontein is one of South Africa’s oldest and most successful stud farms. First established in 1945, the farm has ...
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6 March 2017Boland Stud bred Order impresses on debut
The Boland Stud bred Social Order made a huge impression when skating home to score an effortless 4.75 length debut win at Turffontein last Saturday. The ...
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3 March 2017SMALL STUDS HAVE PLENTY TO OFFER ON CAPE SALE
A number of smaller farms are represented by some high quality lots on the upcoming Mistico Equestrian Centre based Cape Yearling Sale. The Andalusia ...
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2 March 2017SOUTH AFRICAN LEGENDS CAPE SALE DRAFT SET TO SHINE
South African legend Gary Player has enjoyed plenty of success as a breeder in his time, with the Black Knight having bred such high class performers as ...
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27 February 2017DRAKENSTEINS CLASSY CAPE DRAFT
Prominent Cape stud-farm, Drakenstein Stud, will offer a small but high class draft of yearlings on the upcoming Cape Yearling Sale. Drakenstein will ...
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27 February 2017CATHERINE HARTLEY JOINS TBA TEAM
On behalf of the TBA Council, I am delighted to announce that Catherine Hartley will be joining the team at The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association ...
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24 February 2017SHONGWENI MIXED SALE RESULTS
The BSA Shongweni Mixed Sale took place at Durban Shongweni Club on Wednesday afternoon and attracted a full house of buyers from across the country, in ...
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23 February 2017STRONG CAPE OFFERING FROM STAR BREEDER
Doctor Ian Heyns has more than made his presence felt as a breeder –and as one of the Cape’s best known equine vets. Ian, who played a major ...
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21 February 2017THIRD FEATURE WIN FOR BOLAND STUD POCKET ROCKET
Eugene Freeman’s Boland Stud has bred a really smart filly in the form of The Merry Widow, who picked up the third feature race win of her career ...
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17 February 2017RED HOT SEATTLE WELL REPRESENTED AT CAPE SALE
Ascot Stud’s much lamented, late sire Sail From Seattle is currently enjoying a remarkable run of success with his two-year-olds. The son of Gone ...
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17 February 2017QUALITY FARMS QUALITY DRAFT
Vaughan Koster’s Cheveley Stud produces its share of top horses, year in and year out. His mare, Mystic Spring, is surely one of the best broodmares ...
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13 February 2017HISTORY TO BE MADE AT CAPE YEARLING SALE
Bloodstock South Africa will make history at the upcoming 2017 Cape Yearling Sale, when they will offer the first ever Noble Tune yearling ever to come ...
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8 February 2017BSA GRADUATES ENTERED FOR WORLD CUP NIGHT
No fewer than six former Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds have been entered for Dubai World Cup night, set to take place at Meydan on March ...
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8 February 2017CAPE SALE THE SOURCE OF STARS!
Bloodstock South Africa will host its annual Cape Yearling Sale at the Mistico Equestrian Centre for the first time in March 2017. The one day sale ...
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3 February 2017EVERGREEN SANSHAAWES DOES IT AGAIN!
The Mike de Kock trained Sanshaawes, a bargain R30 000 buy from the 2011 Cape Regional Summer Yearling Sale, once again highlighted the quality of ...
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23 January 2017BSA GRADUATES DOMINATE SUN MET FIELD
In what is a truly fantastic achievement for BSA, more than 90% of the local runners in Saturday’s historic G1 Sun Met are former Bloodstock South ...
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16 January 2017ROMANY PRINCE LANDS LONDON NEWS STAKES
Following the recent G1 triumphs of Bloodstock South Africa graduates Legal Eagle and Bela-Bela, BSA graduates were back in the news following the running ...
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9 January 2017BSA GRADUATES LAND CAPE G1 DOUBLE
Former Bloodstock South Africa graduates dominated the G1 action on L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate day last Saturday. Not only did brilliant grey ...
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9 January 2017INTERNATIONAL DOUBLE FOR BLOODSTOCK SOUTH AFRICA
Fresh off BSA graduate Light The Lights’ stylish win in Thursday’s Listed Singspiel Stakes in Dubai, Bloodstock South Africa were represented ...
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6 January 2017LIGHT THE LIGHTS STORMS HOME IN DUBAI
Former Bloodstock South Africa buy, Light The Lights, made a stunning, winning debut in Dubai on Thursday when downing a high class field to land the Listed ...
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