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Potala Palace relative popular at Tattersalls

Potala Palace relative popular at Tattersalls

The family of Ridgemont Highlands’ promising stallion Potala Palace is seldom out of the news for long, and it was once again to the fore on the first day of the 2019 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1 on Tuesday.A Frankel colt (Lot 181) out of Auld Alliance was...

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Diana Stakes glory for Potala Palace half-sister

Diana Stakes glory for Potala Palace half-sister

Brilliant four-year-old Front And Centre, a Dynasty half-sister to Ridgemont Highlands’ promising stallion Potala Palace, showed her class when running out a convincing winner of the G3 Diana Stakes at Durbanville on Saturday.Front And CentreTrained by Brett Crawford,...

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Pathfork’s flying start

The Sandown Stud based Pathfork, a half-brother to this year’s classic winner War Of Will, has made a brilliant start to the 2019-2020 racing season.The former Irish champion, and G1 boylesports.com Vincent O’Brien National Stakes winner, is currently fifth on the...

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Canford Cliff’s first South African foals impress

Ridgemont Highlands’ five time G1 winning sire Canford Cliffs has made a big impression with his first South African foals, which are currently now arriving at many of South Africa’s top farms. Ridgemont is home to, among others, a really well bred colt out of the...

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Jackson relative lifts Woodbine Mile

Ridgemont Highlands’ triple G1 winning sire Jackson had yet another update to his impressive female line on Saturday, when his relative El Tormenta won the G1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile at Woodbine. Four-year-old El Tormenta (by Stormy Atlantic) gave retiring jockey Eurico...

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Impressive Saturday double for Jackson

The Ridgemont Highlands based Jackson had a memorable day at Kenilworth on Saturday, when the triple G1 winning son of Ridgemont’s late, great sire Dynasty was responsible for two very smart looking winners. His first winner came when his Ridgemont bred (in...

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Hannon Produces Canford Magic

Ridgemont Highlands multiple Gr1 winning sire Canford Cliffs produced the winner of the richest race of the day across Britain and Ireland on Saturday when his son War Glory scored a thrilling win in the Chelmsford City CupThe Racing Post reports that the 6yo Richard...

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Eighth win for Canford Cliffs daughter

The Ridgemont Highlands based Canford Cliffs enjoyed a good stint over the past weekend, with the former European star having multiple success in both Australian and the UK, and the five time G1 winning son of Tagula had more success on Monday.This time it was Canford...

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Two more for Canford Cliffs

Ridgemont Highlands’ five time G1 winning sire Canford Cliffs made waves in the UK on Wednesday, when the son of Tagula was responsible for a pair of winners. SalouenThe former star miler’s first British winner yesterday came when his three-year-old son Clifftop got...

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German stakes winner for Canford Cliffs

The Ridgemont Highlands’ based Canford Cliffs was represented by his 13th stakes winner when his three-year-old daughter Cliffs Art won the Listed Hoppegartener Stutenpreis on Sunday. Out of the Areion mare Saldenart, Cliffs Art ran on smartly to post a one length...

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Dynasty dominates Gold Cup

Progeny of Ridgemont Highlands’ late, great sire Dynasty dominated the finish to South Africa’s greatest staying race, when Dynasty’s Blossom (Dynasty), Made To Conquer (Dynasty) and Shenanigans (Dynasty) ran 1-2-5 respectively in the G3 eLan Gold Cup at Hollywoodbets...

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Debut winner for Jackson

Ridgemont Highlands’ triple G1 winning stallion Jackson came to the fore at Fairview on Friday, when the son of Ridgemont Highlands’ late, great sire Dynasty had a smart looking debut winner. Jackson’s three-year-old son Go Goodfellow caught the eye when scoring a...

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High hopes for Canford Cliffs son

The Ridgemont Highlands based five time G1 winner Canford Cliffs could be back in the headlines before too long, with big plans on the cards for his high-class son Salouen. The latter, who ran a game race when fourth to outstanding champion Enable in the recent G1...

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3 in a row for Canford Cliffs son

The Ridgemont Highlands based Canford Cliffs has a really tough son in the form of the David O’Meara trained Tomily. That gelding made it three wins in a row when he recorded a length and a half win in Wednesday’s Sky Bet Go-Racing-In-Yorkshire Summer Festival...

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Nastergal Goes To 93

The handicappers have assessed the weekend’s feature racing and provided their detailed reports.Final Fling Stakes (Grade 3)PLATINUM CLASS remains unchanged on a merit rating of 98 after her comfortable defeat of five rivals in the Grade 3 Final Fling Stakes for...

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Ridgemont’s Champagne Celebration

The disappointment of having to make the tough precautionary call to scratch their Australian-bred star Run Fox Run in view of the prevailing going, turned into a celebration for the Ridgemont Racing Team at Kenilworth on Saturday when Nastergal came to the party and...

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Thursday double for Pathfork

Irish Champion and G1 winner Pathfork had a quick double at the Vaal on Thursday, with his daughters Charmz Luck and Promise winning races three and seven respectively. Remarkably, Charmz Luck and Promise were Pathfork’s only runners on the card. Trained by Candice...

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Winners flow for Canford Cliffs

Ridgemont Highlands’ five time G1 winning stallion Canford Cliffs was responsible for a pair of smart looking winners on Monday, with the sire enjoying success at both Ayr and Ripon.Canford Cliffs’gelded son Tomily made it win number eight when making a winning debut...

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British Monday double for Canford Cliffs

Ridgemont Highlands’ five time G1 winning sire Canford Cliffs made his presence felt on British racetracks on Monday, with his progeny scoring at both Windsor and Catterick. Canford Cliffs’ lightly raced 3yo son I Could Do Better made it three wins from as many starts...

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Canford Cliffs half-brother off the mark!

Promising two-year-old colt Toronto, a half-sister to Ridgemont Highlands’ resident sire Canford Cliffs, got off the mark when victorious at Leopardstown on Thursday evening.Trained by Aidan O’Brien, and ridden by Emmet McNamara, Toronto made much of the running to...

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Potala Palace filly impresses on debut

Ridgemont Highlands’ G1 winning Singspiel horse Potala Palace looks to have yet another smart two-year-old to his name in the form of African Chime. The latter made an eye catching debut when winning at the first time of asking for trainer Alan Greeff and jockey...

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Another Beautiful Palace

Trainer Tobie Spies celebrated a cracking start to his SA Champions Season campaign at Greyville on Friday evening when the lightning fast Potala Palace filly Singforafa went all the way to beat her stablemate Me Time in the R200 000 Gr3 Strelitzia...

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Palace Of Value!

Ridgemont Highlands Gr1 winning stallion Potala Palace underscored the enormous value of his R5000 service fee when his only lot to sell at this week’s National Yearling Sale fetched R475 000.The bargain basement service fee will remain intact for the...

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