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In an exciting new initiative, Justin Vermaak is thrilled to be involved in the Gulf Racing Club, a racing ownership group based in Dubai. Set to be based in Europe during the flat racing period and auction sales season, Vermaak will then be based in the UAE for the winter months, when Dubai has its Carnival. With the Middle East already well…
Find out about a new initiative - The Gulf Racing Club As seen in the Sporting Post, original link here: https://www.sportingpost.co.za/2021/09/the-gulf-racing-club-justin-vermaak/ Bloodstock agent Justin Vermaak has his sights set on better things. He tells of his passion for bloodstock, his plans for the future and all about his new initiat…
Smart three-year old COPPER MOUNTAIN had to play minor roles to Malmoos and Got The Greenlight this season but he got his feature race win in the KZN Breeders Mile. Although not listed as a stakes race, the stake of R600 000 places the race into grade one prize money territory and the connections will be exceptionally happy to claim the bulk of it,…
Querari and Vercingetorix steal the juvenile show, but Silvano was not to be undone! As reported in TSA NEWS: Trainer Justin Snaith dominated racing early on at Kenilworth on Saturday afternoon, with the Philippi-based trainer winning the first three races on the card. This treble included not only the G3 Goals And Gallops Langerman, but a…
Morne Winnaar with the "no look" Bobby Firmino finish! Green Street International syndicates have come a long way in five full racing seasons of ownership. From the debut win of Miss Nightingale, on the poly track at Greyville, to the 1ooth win supplied by Dynasty gelding, Crimson King, in the Gr3 Pocket Power Stakes. The Gr1 placed juvenile str…
Maine Chance Farm's exceptional young sire VERCINGETORIX lay down another marker this weekend, in his relatively short career as a sire. The son of Silvano has been earmarked as his father's "heir" and has come out the starting blocks firing. Scottsville is the home of the annual "Festival of Speed" and the progeny of VERCINGETORIX were out …
The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa (NHA) is proud to announce major funding support from The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) for South Africa’s racing and breeding industries. The funding provided by the HKJC will be applied to work which is critical to the restoration of the direct export of South African horses to international ma…
Daughters of What A Winter dominated the finish to Saturday’s G2 4Racing Camellia Stakes (1160m) at Turffontein, with three-year-old Celestial Love beating her year older paternal half-sister Sarah into second place. A winner of her last three races in a row Celestial Love came into Saturday’s sprint for fillies and mares off a three and a three…
Vermaak Equine enjoyed a tremendous 2021 National Yearling Sale, signing for 19 yearlings for a gross total of R13,34 million with Vermaak Equine ending the sale as the third Leading Buyer by Aggregate. Vermaak Equine bought some outstanding prospects during the highly anticipated National Sale, picking up yearlings by such proven and promising …
South Africa’s National Yearling Sale enjoyed notable international support when the Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased three lots, including the top two yearlings, during the first session on Thursday. Despite only acquiring three yearlings at Thursday’s session, the Hong Kong Jockey Club ended the opening day of trading as second Leading Buyers b…