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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

September 23, 2021
Celtic Voyager. Image: Candiese Lenferna

Two #SAFbreds To Start At Chantilly

Two #SAFbreds, Celtic Voyager and Garrulous will start at Chantilly on 24 September at 17:29 in Race 8 Prix Tilbury, over 1200m. Both horses were trained […]
September 21, 2021

Tribute to Robin Scott

Robin Scott would have been among the favourites if a survey was conducted to establish the most well-liked industryman in South African racing and tributes poured […]
September 15, 2021

South African Victory In Hong Kong For Ferraris Family

Justifying generous advance notices, Luke Ferraris savoured maiden Hong Kong success in the best possible fashion by producing a copybook ride on Drakenstein-bred Go Ballistic to […]

A Thoroughbred Passion – Proudly South African