CAPE BREEDERS AWARDS WINNERS FOR 2020-2021

20 Sep 2021 09:13


 

2YO Colt:Good Traveller (Lammerskraal)2YO Filly:Desert Miracle (Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein)3YO Colt:Jet Dark (Drakenstein)3YO Filly:Captain’s Ransom (Moutonshoek)Older Male:Rainbow Bridge (Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein)Older Female:Summer Pudding (Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein)Sprinter:Rio Querari (Normandy)Middle Distance Horse:Rainbow Bridge (Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein)Stayer:Malmoos (Varsfontein)
Stallion Of The Year:GimmethegreenlightBroodmare Of The Year:Halfway To Heaven (Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein)Freshman Sire Of The Year:Rafeef (Ridgemont)Breeder Of The Year:Klawervlei (John Koster)Horse Of The Year:Rainbow Bridge (Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein)Outstanding Breeder:Oldlands (Barbara Sanne)International Horse Of The Year:*Yulong Prince (Varsfontein) formerly raced as Surcharge – won the Gr1 Cantala Stakes



DISTORTED HUMOR PENSIONED

Former champion US sire Distorted Humor, whose G1 winners include Cape stallions Flower Alley and Pathfork, has been retired from stud duties.Distorted Humor, a champion freshman sire and a champion general sire, served an instrumental …

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TOP SPRINTER RETIRED

The remarkably durable 9-year-old Brando  has been retired after finishing 12th on his sixth and final crack at the Oct. 16 QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes (G1).He was beaten just a nose by Glen Shiel  …

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LATEST WORLD’S BEST RACEHORSE RANKINGS

The LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings – the official listing of the world’s best racehorses (For 3yos and upwards which raced between 1st January and 10th October, 2021)Following his dramatic victory in the Qatar Prix …

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VERRY ELLEEGANT NAMED HORSE OF THE YEAR

Champion mare Verry Elleegant (NZ) on Monday night was crowned Australian Racehorse of the Year following an outstanding season that encapsulated five Group 1 victories. The winner of more than $9.3 million in prizemoney, Verry Elleegant’s …

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JULY CUP WINNER RETIRED

Top British sprinter Starman has been retired. The Dutch Art colt is set to stand his first season at the Tally Ho Stud in 2022.Trainer Ed Walker said: “It’s a huge shame as we were …

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MAGIC MILESTONE FOR WAR FRONT

Wilgerbosdrift’s well bred young sire Fire Away is a son of outstanding stallion War Front. The latter made headlines on Sunday when his son Annapolis became his 100th stakes winner when putting up a courageous …

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