ERUPT yearlings head to CTS Premier Yearling Sale
An outstanding son of Champion Dubawi, Erupt is one of the best-bred and best-performed stallions to commence his stud career in South Africa in recent years and will be represented by first-crop yearlings at the 2021 Cape Thoroughbred Sale Cape Premier Yearling Sale. Unfortunately his two best "bred" yearlings on offer have been withdrawn but he is left with a six strong draft!
The strapping bay won five times during a globetrotting career, which saw Erupt land the Group 1 Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris in France and the Group 1 Pattinson Canadian International in Canada.
The Maine Chance Farms-based Erupt shares his outstanding sire Dubawi with more than 40 Group 1 winners including current sensation Night Of Thunder and proven Group 1 sires Makfi and Poet's Voice and Al Kazeem.
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A half-sister to two winners, this filly is out of a winning Fort Wood half-sister to the dam of smart filly Master Keys, and this is the family of Hong Kong legend and Horse of the Year Able Friend, as well as Group 1 South African Nursery winner Global News (Jetball) and fellow stakes winners Ponte Piccolo, Daytona Red and Apercu.
A half-sister to three decent winners, notably speedy Terrance Millard Umngeni Handicap winner Celtic Voyager, and this filly's stakes-placed dam Cat's Paw is herself a daughter of a stakes-winning daughter of multiple champion sire Western Winter.
A colt out of the Querari sired Group 2 The Debutante winner Cosmic Light, a half-sister to rising star, and unbeaten Group 3 Cape Of Good Hope Nursery Cosmic Highway. Erupt's sire Dubawi has enjoyed good success when mated to daughters of Green Desert (the grandsire of Querari) with this cross producing 2000 Guineas winner Makfi and Hong Kong Sprint winner Lucky Nine among others.
Chestnut filly out of Happy Vibes, whose dam Happy Ever After is a full-sister to Group 3 Strelitzia Stakes winner Happy Harriet, is a half-sister to three winners notably exported Group 1 Allan Robertson Championship winner Happy Valentine and Group 2 Senor Santa Handicap hero Happy Forever. This is the family of five-time Group 1 winner Starcraft, who, ironically, defeated Erupt's sire Dubawi when he won the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes in 2005.
Chestnut filly out of Likeable, a half-sister to 2 winners including the smart La Quinta, out of a winning Silvano half-sister to smart sprinter Los Colmos. Likeable's dam La Calisto, closely inbred to top German mare La Colorada, is out of the Cadeaux Genereux mare La Calima -a half-sister to German Horse Of The Year Lomitas (a champion sire whose progeny include none other than Silvano). Silvano mares have already produced a number of high-class performers notably the graded stakes winners Barahin, Goodtime Gal and Cosmic Highway.
This filly is a half-sister to three winners including the talented Alexander (Dynasty), and current smart 3yo filly Jasmine (Futura), from the family of US G1 winners Data Link and Hymn Book. Mares by Diesis have produced over 230 stakes performers led by 21 Group 1 individual winners including Dylan Thomas, Kirklees, and Sixties Icon.