Keyword: Cape Town

  • Skiffington Lands Session Topper at Cape Sale

    British bloodstock agent Amanda Skiffington went to the top price of 4 million rands ($351,003 in U.S. funds) to secure a Var colt at the final session of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale Jan. 23 in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Brisk Trading Concludes Cape Yearling Sale

    Brisk trading continued Jan. 25 in the concluding session of the two-day 2013 Cape Premier Yearling Sale taking place in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Cape Town to Brazil

    Cape Town, who has stood his entire career at Overbrook Farm near Lexington, has been sold for stallion duty in Brazil.

  • Storm Cat

    Storm Cat's Fee Reduced

    Storm Cat, whose fee of $500,000 from 2002-07 was North America's highest, will stand for $300,000 in 2008 at the Young family's Overbrook Farm near Lexington. His new fee is equaled to that of Lane's End stallion A.P. Indy. The $300,000 is the highest fee announced so far this year for 2008.

  • Upbeat mood continues at yearling sale.

    Figures Soar at Keeneland's 13th Session

    Topped by a Victory Gallop filly sold for $95,000, Sunday's 13th session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale followed the pattern of the 10 previous sessions as the gross receipts and average and median prices soared.

  • Straight Man Filly Speeds :10 Flat at OBS Preview

    A filly by Straight Man consigned by agent Eisaman Equine zipped an eighth in :10 flat, the fastest time at the distance at Friday's third session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training.

  • Yonaguska Colt, Tactical Cat Filly Fastest at OBS March Under Tack Show

    A colt by Yonaguska and a filly by Tactical Cat breezed quarters in :21 flat to post the fastest times at the distance at the first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2007 March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training. The two-day sale begins March 27 wiht sessions beginning at 11 a.m.

  • Overbrook Announces 2007 Fees

    Overbrook Farm, which earlier announced Storm Cat's 2007 fee at $500,000, has set the fees for its remaining stallions.

  • Southern Africa Won't Be Denied at Lone Star

    Al and Saundra Kirkwood's Southern Africa took the overland route with Jon Court but proved to be much the best in winning the $300,000 Walmac Lone Star Derby (gr. III) for 3-year-olds Saturday in Grand Prairie, Texas. Trainer Mike Puhich says the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) could be next for the well-bred son of Cape Town.

  • Shadow Cast Seeks 3rd Straight in Bayou BC

    Shadow Cast chases her third consecutive stakes victory when she lines up against seven fillies and mares over the Stall-Wilson turf course in Saturday's $125,000 Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds.

  • Ascot Winner Southern Africa to Attempt Prevue

    Southern Africa, victorious in two of three starts in England, is scheduled to make his United States bow in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds at seven furlongs on Saturday.

  • Cape Town's Fee Upped to $25,000

    Cape Town, who sired a 2003 champion and Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner in Bird Town, has undergone a fee change from the previously announced $20,000 to $25,000 for the 2004 breeding season.

  • Lukas Ends 6-Year Oak Tree Stakes Drought

    Trainer D. Wayne Lukas won his first stakes at Oak Tree since 1997 when Race for Glory captured the $80,850 Cavonnier Stakes for 2-year-old colts Wednesday by seven lengths at Santa Anita.

  • Formal Gold, Cape Town Get First Winners

    Millionaire Formal Gold was represented by his first winner July 21 when his daughter Risky Kitten won a 5 1/2 furlong race in 1:08 by 6 1/2 lengths at River Downs in her initial start.

  • Weanlings Top Keeneland Session

    Weanlings sired by Cape Town and Distorted Humor were each sold for $110,000 to top Tuesday's session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. The Cape Town colt, produced from the Sunny's Halo mare Sunday Morning, was purchased by Walnut Green Bloodstock from the consignment of Lakland LLC, agent.