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Dynasty Filly Tops The Charts

Ridgemont Highlands four times Equus Outstanding Stallion Dynasty, whose passing rocked the industry last month, produced the top-selling filly on an historic Day One of the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale and ended the buoyant first stretch as the...

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Impressive debut winner for Jackson

Ridgemont Highlands’ triple G1 winning stallion Jackson had an eye catching two-year-old winner at Durbanville on Saturday.His son Winter Jack made a winning debut, in open company, when storming home to score a one and a quarter length victory over 1000...

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Potala Palace Strikes Gold

The Turffontein Derby Day feature programme got off to a rough start for the big guns when the Potala Palace R15 000 purchase Palace Of Dreams lived up to her name when dashing through late to win the R200 000 Gr3 Pretty Polly Stakes.A first stakes winner...

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His Dynasty will live on!

Leading SA breeders Ridgemont Highlands issued a press release announcing the passing on Monday evening of Dynasty – news that reverberated through the local horseracing and breeding community. In the words of Ridgemont Highlands owner, Wayne Kieswetter, ‘Dynasty was...

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Canford Cliffs Mare Bows Out In Style

Canford Cliffs mare Princess Posh has given local trainer Kris Lees his first win in the Gr3 Newmarket at Newcastle, a day before he saddles three horses in the Gr1 race with the same name at Flemington.Ridden by Brenton  ,the mare prevailed in a tight finish by a...

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Australian Gr3 Win For Canford Cliffs Daughter

Princess Posh, by Ridgemont Highlands sire Canford Cliffs, has given local trainer Kris Lees his first win in the Group Three Newmarket at Newcastle, a day before he saddles three horses in the Group One race with the same name at Flemington.Ridden by Brenton Avdulla,...

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Climbing The Charts

Despite a tardy start, the Dynasty gelding Wonderous Climber stormed home from off the gallop to register his maiden stakes success in the R150 000 Listed Aquanaut Handicap at Turffontein on Saturday.A weak 5-1 favourite in the 2400m handicap that opened the first...

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Pathfork filly impresses on debut

Irish Champion Pathfork, whose half-brother War Of Will ranks as a leading hope for the 2019 Kentucky Derby following his impressive G2 Risen Star Stakes win on Saturday, had an eye catching debut winner at Turffontein on Sunday afternoon.PathforkThree-year-old...

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Here We Go Pathfork!

Trainer Chesney van Zyl will be relocating from Gauteng to Summerveld and celebrated a smart feature winner when the Pathfork colt Marchingontogether bounced back from an indifferent Gauteng Guineas effort to win the R130 000 umThombothi Stakes at a sweltering...

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Saturday double for Dynasty

Ridgemont Highlands’ outstanding stallion Dynasty ended Saturday in style, with his progeny capturing the final two races at Turffontein on Saturday. Front And Centre Dynasty’s beautifully bred daughter Dame Kelly, who ran third in the G3 Three Troikas Stakes as a...

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Six top class yearlings from Ridgemont Highlands

The astute Mike Sharkey of Ridgemont Highlands and six of the stud’s best yearlings have settled in at the Cape Town International Convention Centre ahead of Wednesday’s 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale.Ridgemont Highlands have three yearlings by Dynasty, one by...

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Pathfork filly impresess in Summer Juvenile Stakes win

Irish Champion Pathfork, a half-brother to leading 2019 Kentucky Derby hope War Of Will, looks to have a very smart sort in his hands in the form of Miss Honey.The latter, who provided trainer Candice Bass-Robinson with the first of two feature race wins on the day,...

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Three Australian Winners For Cape Sire

Ridgemont Highlands’ five time Gr1 winning stallion Canford Cliffs enjoyed a good weekend with his runners in Australia this past weekend.The former champion had a treble of winners in Australia over the weekend, with his runners scoring at Gilgandra, Wangaratta and...

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Centre Of Attention!

Unbeaten 2018 Gr1 World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas winner Front And Centre ranks as an exceptional future prospect – not only on the racetrack but also in the paddocks.Team Crawford with Front And Centre at the Guineas lead in (Pic – Chase Liebenberg...

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Front And Centre – By Name And By Nature!

The Ridgemont Highlands team celebrated a smashing Gr1 success at Kenilworth on Saturday when their undefeated Dynasty home-bred Front And Centre confirmed her superb credentials with an emphatic victory in the R1 million WSB Cape Fillies Guineas.Despite having missed...

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Wednesday double for in-form Dynasty

Ridgemont Highlands’ four times Equus Outstanding Stallion Dynasty was at it again at Kenilworth on Wednesday, when the former Horse Of The Year was responsible for two eye catching winners (from only three Dynasty sired runners on the day).Dynasty’s multiple G1...

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Dynasty son maintains his unbeaten record

Ridgemont Highlands’ outstanding stallion Dynasty looks to have another high class crop of 3yos to his name.This crop includes such highly rated sorts as Majestic Mozart, Bunker Hunt, unbeaten filly Front And Centre, KZN Guineas Trial runner up Thanksgiving, the eye...

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A weekend five-timer for Dynasty

Ridgemont Highlands’ leading sire Dynasty was at it once again this weekend, when the former July winner and Horse Of The Year was responsible for five eye catching winners.Dynasty, whose sire Fort Wood was responsible for Sunday’s Listed Woolavington Handicap winner...

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Thursday treble for Dynasty

Ridgemont Highlands’ four times Equus Outstanding Stallion Dynasty enjoyed a memorable day at the Vaal on Thursday, when the former Horse Of The Year was responsible for a trio of winners.Dynasty gelding Sovereign Reign, bred by Al Adiyaat, picked up the seventh win...

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Dynasty son impresses on debut

Ridgemont Highlands’ outstanding stallion Dynasty appears to have another high class group of 3yos representing him this season.Dynasty’s sophomores in 2018-2019 include the undefeated filly Front And Centre, the hugely promising Majestic Mozart, the highly rated...

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Top Of The Cliff!

Ridgemont Highlands sire Canford Cliffs enjoyed a champagne day at Moonee Valley on Saturday. His multiple stakes winning son Cliff’s Edge won the Gr2 Crystal Mile, while his daughter Princess Posh ran a cracking third in the Gr3 Tesio Stakes. Winning sire Canford...

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