Strong Book – 2015 National Yearling Sale Catalogue
The National Yearling Sale is one of the highlights of the local racing and breeding calendar. Despite the trials and tribulations, the annual ‘great trek’ to Germiston is a rite of passage for breeders and a pilgrimage for those in search of their next champion at South Africa’s sales Mecca.
Captain’s Daughter holds on to beat Euphoria for a first stakes victory
Top jockey Anton Marcus rode a hat-trick of feature victories at Scottsville on Sunday and declared himself ‘pleasantly surprised’ with the gutsy victory by Charles Laird’s Captain’s Daughter in the R135 000 Listed The Scarlet Lady run over 1750m.
Jet Belle and Greg Cheyne pose for the camera in an easy win
Paarl-based trainer Glen Kotzen made it two feature winners on the afternoon when the versatile Jet Master mare Jet Belle registered a second R150 000 Gr3 Poinsettia Stakes victory in a row when scoring an easy win at Scottsville on Sunday.
Seventh Plain scores his first feature win in style
The progressive Dennis Drier-trained 2yo Seventh Plain became his sire’s first stakes winner from his second crop when storming home to grab top honours in the R150 000 Gr3 Godolphin Barb Stakes at Scottsville on Sunday.