Cape Premier Yearling Sale

Avontuur Thoroughbred Stud is proud to be host to another stellar draft at the upcoming Cape Racing Sales Cape Premier Yearling Sale, taking place at the CTICC in Cape Town on Thursday 12 January 2023.

Buyers can come and view our young bloodstock from Monday 9 January, where our Stud Manager Pippa Mickleburgh will be available to talk through each of the horses.

Buyers can look forward to yearlings from top bloodlines such as our late Var, Oratorio, Rafeef, Vercingetorix and Querari:

Lot 23 MUSICAL SCORE bay colt by Oratorio x Esteemal (Captain Al)

A very impressive first foal for this talented race mare. Very good walker with one powerful engine, speedy type. This colt hails for the famous E family that has produced numerous classic winners.

Lot 64 ICARAI bay filly by Oratorio x Miss Ipanema (Aus) (General Nadim)

A very well grown correct scopey filly. She is the half-sister to the 10-time stakes wining Carioca and from an international family.

Lot 66 SET TO MUSIC   bay colt by Oratorio x Muamba (Arg) (Pure Prize)

A colt with great length, scope and very athletic, will need some time to fill out his frame.

Beautiful type typical of what they mare can give us.

Half-brother to Varumba and multiple other winners including recent easy winner at Kenilworth Live My Life and Gold Rush entrant Typeset.

Lot 82 VALIEVA by filly by Var x Return To Power (Trippi)

A first foal of three-time winning mare.

This filly is very closely related to Gr 1 winner Rivarine and Gr3 winner Delta Queen, from the awesome family of Pocket Power and River Jetez.

Precocious attractive active filly, typical of her sire. Only VAR on the sale.

Lot 95 HEMISPHERE bay colt by Vercingetorix x Star Burst Galaxy (Var)

Smashing colt that ticks all the boxes: by a sensational sire our of a 9-time stake wining daughter of the exciting broodmare sire VAR

Oozes quality and class. Smashing colt.

Lot 98 SOLARTRIP bay colt by Querrari x Sunset Tripp (Trippi)

The dam was a stakes winner of 6 races, and the colt is by the champion sire of two year olds… speedy cross.

Very tall, athletic active colt.

Lot 104 RAFA BAY bay colt by Rafeef x Torra Bay (Aus) (Cape Cross)

Dam a stakes winner of 5 and from an illustrious Australian family.

Big strong imposing colt , speed machine a credit to both sire and dam.

For any viewing arrangements or further enquiries, please contact Pippa:


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