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 […]

Avontuur welcomes Talk of the Town

Media Release: Partnership announces exciting new SA stud addition – Talk of the Town 30 June 2020 First Son Of Var At Stud Is The Talk Of Town! Avontuur Estate’s Taberer family, in partnership with esteemed racing and breeding personalities, Ken and Jane Truter, is proud to announce the arrival of the first son of […]

First Son Of Var At Stud Is The Talk Of Town!

Get in now before he lives up to his name! Avontuur Estate’s Taberer family, in partnership with esteemed racing and breeding personalities, Ken and Jane Truter, is proud to announce the arrival of the first son of champion 2yo Sire Var (USA) at stud in South Africa. Based at Winterbach Stud, just across the road […]

Another Gr1 For Var

The beautifully-bred 6yo speedster Rivarine set up a potentially magic month for his evergreen sire Var and finally cracked his long overdue Gr1 credit when he put in the performance of his life to win Saturday’s R425 000 Computaform Sprint at long odds under Devin Habib. The Mike and Adam Azzie trained gelding has had […]

NYS 20 to be a very different Sale!

Although the exact format of the event  is still unclear due to the current Covid-19 lock down situation in South Africa, the National Yearling Sale is set to take place at the TBA Sales Complex in Germiston, Johannesburg on Thursday, 30 July (Lot 1-170), Friday 31 July (Lot 171-340) and Saturday, 1 August (Lot 341-479). […]