DON’T MAKE IT TOO CHEAP

DON’T MAKE IT TOO CHEAP “Syndication is the way forward”. That cry of ambition is repeated often in South African racing circles. So has it been overseas for many years. But our message is: don’t overdo a good thing. Racehorse ownership is an expensive hobby. Think of...

BLOODSTOCK SALES ADVANCES SHAPE THE FUTURE

BLOODSTOCK SALES ADVANCES SHAPE THE FUTURE We are now seeing bloodstock auction houses around the world dragging themselves into the 21st century, and may be secure in the knowledge that South Africa’s players in that game are well up with the pace. Auction Houses...

THE DIFFERENT ECONOMICS OF JAPAN’S RACING AND BREEDING

THE DIFFERENT ECONOMICS OF JAPAN’S RACING AND BREEDING STALLION FEES IN JAPAN FOR THE SIRES OF YEARLINGS AND FOALS AT THE JHRA SELECT SALE EARLIER THIS MONTH Stallion Fees for Sires of JHRA Select Sale Yearlings and Foals Exchange rate: 1 Rand = 6.4 Japanese Yen. For...

NOT EASY TO GET THE ONE YOU WANT

NOT EASY TO GET THE ONE YOU WANT NOT EASY TO GET THE ONE YOU WANT That’s what the previous article said about buying broodmares in foal at the Tattersalls July Sale on 9th July. On 8th, it was pleasant enough with minimal rain looking at only 24 mares that might fit a...

A LIVE + ONLINE + PHONE BIDDING SALE IN ACTION

A LIVE + ONLINE + PHONE BIDDING SALE IN ACTION It’s a very British thing to do. Queue in the rain and laugh about it. So it was at Tattersalls July Sale earlier this month – which was held on schedule. Tattersalls Fox Rotunda Numbers of humans in the Ring were...