Ringsider: New Zealander Grant Burns, auctioneer at the major bloodstock sales in Australia, will make his South African debut at the Cape Premier Yearling Sale to be held at the Cape Town Convention Centre on Saturday and Sunday evenings this week.
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Three South African horses won internationally in the last week – Light The Lights scored a stylish win in last Thursday’s Listed Singspiel Stakes in Dubai, while Tellina scored in Germany and Five Up High won in Hong Kong.
RINGSIDER: Four yearlings by superstar racehorse, Frankel, will ensure some spirited bidding at the CTS Premier Sale which takes place at the Cape Town Convention Centre on 21 and 22 January.
Ringsider: Chris van Niekerk’s Rainbow Beach Trading and Markus Jooste’s Mayfair Speculators were the dominant buyers at last weekend’s CTS Ready-To-Run Sale held at the Randjesfontein training centre in Midrand. Between them they bought two-year-olds for a total of R8,5 million – a quarter of the sale’s aggregate of R34.8 million.
London – Big things were expected from Friday’s third session of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale and by and large it did not disappoint.