ABOUT US


A Thoroughbred Passion – Proudly South African

The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association of South Africa was formed in 1920 to promote the South African Thoroughbred Bloodstock industry, and to safeguard and advance the interests of Thoroughbred breeders. The TBA plays a leading role in dealing with the Stud Book, The National Horseracing Authority, state veterinary bodies and other regulators and industry stakeholders. It advocates the interests of breeders on issues of equine health, welfare and research, import and export protocols and international best practices.

A shared passion for producing world class racehorses in the diverse environment of South Africa, is what drives us. Not only are we lucky enough to be home to the Big Five, wonderful bush lodges and mountainous landscapes but many of our stud farms are situated in the Cape Winelands, also well known for producing some of the best wines in the world.

The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association of South Africa is a valuable source of information on all things Thoroughbred, and should be the first point of contact for any person seeking information on any aspect of the South African bloodstock industry, especially international visitors looking to travel to and invest here.


RECENT NEWS

January 26, 2021
Hawwaam with team De Kock. Image: Candiese Lenferna

Hawwaam In Training With William Haggas In UK

News breaking today on Nick Luck’s podcast is that Hawwaam is to race in the UK under the care of William Haggas during 2021. Mike de […]
January 20, 2021

CAPE YEARLING SALE CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE

The catalogue for Bloodstock South Africa’s always popular Cape Yearling Sale is now online, and can be viewed at www.bsa.co.za One of South Africa’s best value […]
January 18, 2021

Emotional Win As Kinmount Win Michael Roberts Listed

Legendary South African champion jockey Michael Roberts received his annual accolade from KZN Racing Operator Gold Circle at the behind-closed-doors Hollywoodbets Scottsville racemeeting on Sunday. And […]

A Thoroughbred Passion – Proudly South African