Avontuur sponsored Jock calls it a day

Avontuur Estate was proud to have been a sponsor of local long-standing jock sensation, MJ Byleveld, who is looking ahead to a full recovery and subsequently retirement from horse racing. MJ had a close on twelve year association with Avontuur Estate as sponsors. “It was an honour to be associated with a prestigious brand. I […]

BSA Cape Yearling Sale

Taking place on Sunday, 27th of February at Kenilworth Racecourse, is this year’s Bloodstock South Africa Cape Yearling Sale. Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm proudly present three top class yearling colts at this sale, listed as follows: Lot 4 – TYPICALLY FRENCH (Var x La Normandie) Lot 109 – VOLCANIC (Erupt x Baltic Beauty) Lot 128 – […]

CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale is upon us

The annual Cape Thoroughbred Sales Cape Premier Yearling Sale takes place this coming Sunday, 6th of February, at the popular De Grendel Wine Estate in the Northern Suburbs. Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm is proud to once again be sending a prized draft through, which will be available for viewing ahead of the sale from Thursday, 3 […]

Var will be missed

The king is dead, long live the king! A breed shaper, a lifechanger and a sire who galloped his way into the hearts of a generation of racing fans and personalities across the world, Avontuur’s 21st century flagbearer VAR has sadly moved on to his forever paddock in the sky. Making the announcement late on Monday […]

Art & Equus Exhibition

In The Eye Of The Beholder Internationally renowned as the home of fine wines and fast horses, and a landmark on the R44 that connects the historic towns of Stellenbosch and Somerset West, the magnificent Avontuur Estate will host an extraordinarily unique ‘Art & Equus Exhibition’ from 12 January to 13 February 2022. The time-honoured […]

Join us: Mares and Foals walk on 28 October

We will be hosting a guided walk for you to enjoy around our farm on Thursday 28th October at 9am, where you can partake in the guided walk to see our brand new foals. Added to this, one can indulge in a delicious wine and nougat pairing, plus enjoy a R100 voucher to use at the Avontuur Restaurant […]

National Yearling Sales 2021

After another successful Cape Yearling Sale, we’re heading to Johannesburg for the National Yearling Sales to be held on the 15-16 April. Our draft can be viewed here.  Good luck to Pippa and her team!

CPYS – final draft

With the Cape Premier Yearling Sale on 14 March 2021 at De Grendel Wine Estate, herewith our final draft. We wish Pippa and her team all the best with the sales!

Postponement of Cape Thoroughbred Yearling Sales 2021

Due to further Covid 19 restrictions, the Cape Thoroughbred Yearling Sales 2021 was postponed until Sunday 14 March 2021 at De Grendel Wine Estate in Durbanville. To view the yearlings and pedigrees, please click here Should you require any further information, please contact Pippa Mickleburgh on 0836584404 or stud@avontuurestate.co.za Looking forward to seeing all our […]