An expensive place to breed: 3 June 2019

An expensive place to breed: 3 June 2019

An expensive place to breed: 3 June 2019 An expensive place to breed… IN looking hard at aspects of the cost of operating bloodstock in South Africa, don’t worry, this is not going to turn into an historical tale of recent-years woe. Mind you, if someone one day...
A SA champion in foal to Galileo – Turf Talk: 19 November 2018

A SA champion in foal to Galileo – Turf Talk: 19 November 2018

A SA champion in foal to Galileo – Turf Talk: 19 November 2018 EVERY major breeding stock sale has a fireworks section. Whereas sales arenas are only populated by those who want to be in there for “that particular lot or lots” and many sitting down are...
You can’t value a weanling in SA – yet – Turf Talk: 14 May 2018

You can’t value a weanling in SA – yet – Turf Talk: 14 May 2018

You can’t value a weanling in SA – yet – Turf Talk: 14 May 2018 SOMEONE said to me the other day:“Those weanlings are only worth ten grand each”. “Thanks for that,” I responded, with a sickly smile. Not in sense of 16th century Shakespeare’s 11th century...