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THE BEST CROP OF 3YOS IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR MANY YEARS

TURF TALK HIGHLIGHTSTHE BEST CROP OF 3YOS IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR MANY YEARSttnews20210304.pdf (turftalk.co.za)email editor@turftalk.co.za if not already subscribed2 OF THE 7 FEATURED (plus 2 "Wild Cards")ARE ELUSIVE FORT COLTS Meanwhile ELUSIVE FORT racks up another...

AMBIORIX GRADE 3 2ND SECOND TIME OUT

While demonstrating that he undoubtedly needs farther than 1200 metres, AMBIORIX in the colours of Burns Racing (Nom: Mr David Allan) comprehensively defeated those that he had beaten when winning Listed first time out. In the Grade 3 Cape of Good Hope Nursery at...

ALADO SON BURNING WINGS WINS AGAIN

Dropped back to 1200 metres by trainer Glen Kotzen and his Durban team, BURNING WINGS won very comfortably today at Scottsville. Lyle Hewitson let him hang a little towards company from wide on the straight then they got down to business and won more or less...

ALADO MEANS SWIFT – WINGED – FLYING!

CAPE YEARLING SALEMistico Equestrian CentreSunday 28 February 2021 @12h30 FULL SISTERS TO WINNERS BYALADO by Danzigout of World champion Racemare and senior member of the “AL” family ALBORADA LOT 1This racy filly is a full sister to a winning fillyout of a Nijinsky...

THE LEADING BLACK TYPE SIRE OFFERS

FORT WOOD - EVER SEEKING (SECRET PROSPECTOR) THE LEADING SIRE OF BLACK TYPEWINNERS AND PLACERS ELUSIVE FORT: overall stats: Colts W/R% a little ahead of his FilliesColts/Fillies Wins/Runners% almost identicalColts catching the Fillies in Stakes Winners Lot 26filly by...

TURF TALK SPOTLIGHTS KOMMETDIEDING RIDER: SIHLE CELE

His recent win in a Derby Trial on Met Day has thrust him into the spotlight again on the back of Kommetdiding. Sihle Cele shared the journey of how he became the jockey of Kommetdieding the Elusive Fort colt that is brilliantly undefeated. He reminisces about his...

TURF TALK LABELS AMBIORIX AN EXCITING PROSPECT

Exciting prospect Ambiorix, a two-year-old purchased at last year’s Cape Premier Yearling Sale made an impressive debut when he took the win for the Listed Summer Juvenille Stakes over 1000m on Cape MET day. Ridden by Luke Ferraris and trained by Vaughan Marshall...

SPORTING POST WRITES UP AMBIORIX

Vaughan Marshall and Avontuur-sponsored jockey Luke Ferraris opened the feature menu at a morbidly deserted Kenilworth on Cape Town Met day when the good-looking Vercingetorix colt Ambioriux skated clear of his opposition to win the R110 000 Listed Summer Juvenile...

LISTED JUVENILE WINNER ON DEBUT

On a Met Day (yesterday) that was also great for us for other reasons, AMBIORIX won the Listed Juvenile in very convincing fashion - against winners and he being the only debutant in the race, Vaughan Marshall sent him out in perfect shape and demeanour (in the Parade...

VERY NEARLY THREE ALLAN-BREDS WINNING ON THE DAY

Not that we knew it at the time, but PURE QUALITY (close 2nd) nearly made what would have been three Allan-bred winners on the day yesterday at Fairview. By Alado, this fellow is stil a maiden but only just. Sakhepi Ngqabuko in thi Work Riders Maiden did a great job...

A DOUBLE ON THE DAY FOR ALLAN-BREDS INCUDING THE FEATURE

The feature race at Fairview yesterday was the Fairview Merchants, won very comfortably indeed by SULLENBERGER turning over the odds on favourite. On the breeder side, we were confident that 1200 metres on the grass would suit although it was fair that the trainer and...

ALL THINGS COME…

...to he/she who waits. LITTLE DRUMMER BOY finally won his maiden at the age of 5 having been placed many times as well as finishing 4th in Listed race. This topsy-turvy route to the Winning Post is a function of batches of niggles and tweaks that have held him back...

ALLAN-PURCHASED MARE SCORES STRONGLY AGAIN

BOLD RANSOM registered his fourth win today at The Vaal, adding the lustre of a Pinnacle Stakes to his Listed winning and Grade 3 placed history – with plenty more to come, we think. His dam WIQAAYA was purchased by Allan Bloodlines at Tattersalls for Mrs Gill Thomson...

SEATTLE SWIFT IS A YOUTUBE STAR

Watching live on the Clocking the Gallop YouTube channel, we could see SEATTLE SWIFT winning on the excellent Borrowdale layout in Harare - surviving trouble in running and showing that she has developed confidence. Bred in our Alado Project, SEATTLE SWIFT is by...

BURST OF NEW YEAR ACTIVITY FOR ALLAN-BREDS IN SA

In a rush of activity on New Year's Eve and Day, David Allan breds finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 3rd and 3rd. ROMEO'S MAGIC (ex Felina) poignantly ended 2020 at Turffontein by shedding his maiden tag as a 3 year old having moved from the late Romeo Francis to St John Gray....

MAJOR PRIZE MONEY INCREASES AND OTHER FACELIFTS IN CAPE TOWN

Click on the image below for an enlarged version. Allan Bloodlines, Postnet Suite 324, Private Bag X1, Melkbosstrand, 7437Tel: +27(0)21 828 9288 | Cell/Whatsapp: +27(0)72 740 9061 | Cell/Whatsapp: +44(0)7774 697 640office@allanbloodlines.com |...

4 MORE WINNERS IN A RUSH – STILL 3RD TOP SIRE OF 3YOS

4 more winners in 5 days BAYMAX - CHAINSAW - FYNBOS - HIGH VELICITY STILL SOLID AND STRONG 3RD IN SIRES OF 3 YEAR OLDS the youngest crop racing until very recent baby races  A TOP TEN "GENERAL SIRE" with colts winners/runners ratio a decimal point or two under 60% /...

THIRD ALADO FULL SIBLING WINS HIS FIRST

BURNING WINGS (Alado (GB) - Midfield Scortcher by Sportsworld) having placed twice at 2, won with authority today at Greyville, taking the 1400 metres maiden by a length and a quarter. He survived a Race Review (Stewards’ Enquiry) to do so but signalled that there is...

ALL THINGS COME TO HE/SHE WHO WAITS

BLUE WHISPER, now a 5 year old, was bred by our client under management from a young mare whom we had purchased on his behalf for 42,000 guineas. Things started well because her first foal made 68,000 guineas (later 200,000 guineas as a breezer) and became a winner in...