The catalogue for Bloodstock South Africa’s always popular Cape Yearling Sale is now online, and can be viewed at

One of South Africa’s best value for money thoroughbred auctions, the Cape Yearling Sale has unleashed a string of top prospects over the years, with the list of high-class thoroughbreds offered for sale at this auction a lengthy one indeed.


The G1 Daily News 2000 winning Surcharge, who would go on to win the G1 Kennedy Cantala, in Australia under the name of Yulong Prince, heads the list of recent star thoroughbreds who have been offered for sale at previous renewals of the Cape Sale.


Other notable horses sold off recent editions of the Cape Yearling Sale include Drakenstein Stud’s promising young sire Gold Standard (himself represented by five lots at the 2021 Cape Sale), and fellow graded stakes winners Doosra, Elusive Heart, Final Judgement, Green Pepper, Hack Green, Princess Peach.


Once again, the Cape Yearling Sale will be held at the Mistico Equestrian Centre, with the sale set to take place on February 28th. In total, 189 horses have been catalogued for this sale, with the majority of the Cape’s top farms represented.


Successful sires represented at this year’s Cape Yearling Sale include Count Dubois, Duke Of Marmalade, Elusive Fort, Flower Alley, Gimmethegreenlight (whose progeny include the aforementioned Surcharge), Ideal World, Judpot, Master Of My Fate, Oratorio, Pathfork, Philanthropist, Pomodoro, Querari, Silvano, Trippi, Twice Over, Vercingetorix, Visionaire and What A Winter.


There is also an exciting list of stallions with their first local yearlings on offer at the 2021 Cape Yearling Sale namely Canford Cliffs, Erupt, Gold Standard and Royal Mo.

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