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Clash of the Titans
International Racehorse - Issue 12 - July 2015

Three of South Africa’s top sires are locked in an epic battle this season – the most closely contested triple-header race for sire supremacy the industry has seen for many years.

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as first crop sells

Shareholders and supporters of Gimmethegreenlight are reaping in the returns with broad smiles this year as his first crop set new freshman sire records at the 2015 sales.

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International Racehorse - Issue 1 - March 2015

Michele Wing takes a look at rising South African Super Stud, Dynasty, and his more than illustrious genealogical past, changing the South African racing landscape.

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FUTURA – Makes the 2015 J&B Met his own
International Racehorse - Issue 11 - March 2015

Futura first crossed my viewfinder as a nameless bay, splashing through the waves at Muizenberg beach just over a year ago.

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John Freeman
Still whistling to work

Those with a penchant for self-help and motivational type books will be familiar with the theory that happy people are more productive.

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Gold Circle

Legislate, favourite since betting opened on the Cape’s premier race, failed to fire in the R1-million weight-for-age L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate over 1600m at Kenilworth last Saturday but trainer Justin Snaith reported this week...

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Captain Al - A South African Legend
International Racehorse - Issue 10 - January 2015

The influence that a successful sire has on the fortunes of his home-base is the stuff that legends are made of.

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Shaken, Not Stirred
by Robyn Louw

2003 was the year that Dynasty swept all before him. In that season alone, he won the Green Point Stakes, the Selangor Cup...

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Local is Lekker
International Racehorse - Issue 7 - March 2014

“Local is lekker” so the saying goes. Except in South Africa where some believe; “Local is lekker but international is better”.

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Cape Award Winners
Sporting Post - #1965 - 16-18 August 2013

Longstanding WPOTA Chairman Rodney Dunn received a well deserved acknowledgement for service to the racing industry from the Cape Breeders Club at the Cape Awards evening held at Nooitgedacht last night.

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Stallion Power
International Racehorse - Issue 3 - March 2013

When discussing stallions, breeding, pedigrees and investments, the immortal words of Claiborne Farm’s “Bull” Hancock come to mind, “a good bull is half the herd, a bad bull is the whole herd.”

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