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Stylish winning debut for Rafeef relative

Stylish winning debut for Rafeef relative

Highlands Stud’s blue blooded new sire Rafeef had a handsome update to his pedigree when a close relative of the young sire made a winning debut over the weekend. Bred by Klawervlei Stud, Colour Of Light won first time out at Turffontein on Saturday afternoon. The 3yo...

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Stunning debut for Legislate sister

Drakenstein Stud’s Horse Of The Year sire Legislate received a smart update to his female line when his full sister made a winning debut at Scottsville for trainer Michael Roberts on Sunday. Three-year-old Statute simply outclassed her rivals when romping to a first...

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14th G1 winner for Dynasty

Highlands Stud’s super sire Dynasty was represented by his 14th individual G1 winner when his son Liege lifted the delayed 2017 G1 Sansui Summer Cup at Turffontein on Sunday. Bred by Maine Chance Farms, and trained by Sean Tarry, Liege made amends for his fourth place...

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Palace Of Dreams!

Highlands Stud stallion Potala Palace got off the mark in the very first juvenile race of the new season at Fairview on Friday when his daughter and first runner Watsonia bounded through late to catch the lightning fast Supa Smart in the last stride of the 800m Maiden...

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Pathfork Grey Powers To Gr3 Win

My Friend Lee powers home under Muzi Yeni (Pic – JC Photographics) Lucky Houdalakis and Muzi Yeni opened the 2017 Sansui Summer Cup feature programme when the grey Pathfork filly My Friend Lee outstayed her thirteen rivals on the sticky going to win the R250 000 Gr3...

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Cometh The Hour…Cometh The Tarry!

Raymond Danielson gets the best out of Liege (Pic – JC Photographics) Cometh the hour, cometh the man! SA champion trainer Sean Tarry once again delivered the big race goods when his longshot Liege stayed on resolutely to score a first Gr1 success in the rain delayed...

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Dynasty Colt Tops Lanzerac Ready To Run

Leading KZN based owner Alesh Naidoo went to R1,1 million to secure an unnamed Dynasty colt out of Captain Al’s champion daughter and triple Gr1 winner All Is Secret as the chart-topper at a well attended CTS Lanzerac Ready To Run Sale on Friday evening. Consigned by...

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Highlands Buy At Keeneland

Close relative of Varsfontein Stud’s exciting young stallion Master Of My Fate A close relative of Varsfontein Stud’s exciting young stallion Master Of My Fate made waves at the second session of the 2017 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale last week. Three Hearts...

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Weekend treble for outstanding Dynasty

Highlands Stud’s leading resident sire Dynasty, who has four Equus Outstanding Stallion titles to his name, enjoyed a notable treble this weekend. The former Horse Of The Year’s trio of winners kicked off when his son Leadman romped home to break his maiden by three...

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Rain All Day

(Photo: Weichong Marwing rounds off a well-judged ride to get Let It Rain home (Pic – JC Photographics) Great ride in Marwing family affair A well-related son of Dynasty went practically start to finish to win the R150 000 Listed Java Handicap run over 2400m on the...

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Dynasty Entire Cracks Hong Kong Gr3

Nassa sprinted hard and late to crack the track record and hand trainer Tony Millard a hat-trick of wins in the Gr3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 5 November. It was Millard’s fourth Ladies’ Purse win all told, and the first...

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Eighth Stakes Winner For Canford Cliffs

Gr1 Victoria Derby next on the agenda Canford Cliffs is only rostered to join the powerful Highlands, Part of Ridgemont, stallion band in 2018 but his progress is being followed closely as he builds his global footprint. Cliff’s Edge victory here holds great hope for...

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Holiday Romance, easy

HOLIDAY Romance posted her Maiden win after three good places at Turffontein on Sunday. The three-year-old filly by Dynasty from Love Affair made the pace under a well-judged ride from Callan Murray and extended quick after they’d reached the short straight, kicking...

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Saturday treble for Pathfork

Highlands Stud’s well performed sire Pathfork had a memorable Saturday when the Irish champion was represented by a trio of eye catching winners. Pathfork’s daughter My Friend Lee made it career win number five when she won Saturday’s Heritage 1200 Fillies & Mares...

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Rafeef’s first mare in foal!

CHAMPION Rafeef, popularly nick-named the ‘Thunder From Down Under’, had thechampagne corks popping at Highlands, Part Of Ridgemont, on Friday with the news that his first mare has been tested in foal. The outstanding son of Redoute’s Choice joined the illustrious...

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She Looks Special

There are few better bred horses to win this past week than the Ridgemont Racing and Klawervlei owned Love Supreme, who scored a smart win at her second outing at Kenilworth on Wednesday.   Craig Carey, John Koster, Ross Kieswetter and Wayne Kieswetter lead Love...

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Future Is Bright

Canford Cliffs will stand his first season at Highlands in 2018 Highlands Stud’s 2018 sire prospect Canford Cliffs was represented by a smart European stakes winner this weekend when his daughter Princess Asta picked up her third black type victory.  Canford Cliffs in...

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Impressive first-timer highlights Dynasty double

Highlands Stud’s outstanding sire Dynasty enjoyed a notable Tuesday double at Turffontein racecourse this week when his progeny won the first two races on the card. Dynasty The former Horse Of The Year was responsible for a pair of winners, for champion trainers Sean...

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The Baron For Rowley Mile Debut

Sun Met winner opens his UK campaign Globetrotter Whisky Baron, owned by former England cricketer Craig Kieswetter, is set to make his European debut in the Gr2 Shadwell Joel Stakes at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse on Friday 29th September.  The Kieswetters with...

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Canford Cliffs son entered for Melbourne Cup

Highlands Stud’s exciting sire prospect for 2018, Canford Cliffs, could be represented by a runner in the G1 Emirates Melbourne Cup later this year. Al Jazi The five time G1 winner’s son Wall Of Fire is one of 140 horses nominated for the $6.25 million showpiece race,...

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Dynasty Rocks

Short Heads - Our weekly news snippets feature Highlands Equus Outstanding Stallion Dynasty commenced the new season on a winning note, with three winners this past weekend – including two first timers at Turffontein on Saturday.  Dynasty (Fort Wood – Blake’s Affair)...

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