595363-425680-thumbnail.jpg29 August

Bay filly by REQUIEM ex TRISTRAM’S FROLIC (2.40am). Owned by Mr W G Muir. A daughter of NORTHERN GUEST (and by another champion broodmare sire - SIR TRISTRAM) TRISTRAM’S FROLIC has certainly lived up to her pedigree page and has already thrown 3 winners from just 3 starters. The 3-time winner in her own right is a half sister to the Gr 2 winner  FRISKY. Second dam Gambit is the dam of the 21 time winner (13 at 3 and multiple wins at Gr 1 level) ALL SHOT (NZ). This is the family of TERESHKOVA (NZ), OUTWARD BOUND (NZ), FIFTH NOTE (NZ) etc.  A National Emblem colt out of Tristram’s Folic sold at this year’s National Sale for R220k to the bid of Basil Marcus.

Bay filly by MUHTAFAL ex NOBELY KNOWN (6.30am). Owned by Messrs Thorpe and Zeeman. Nobely Known is a very good producing mare. The 3 time winner and stakes placed mare (Gr 3) has produced 8 winners including the G2 placed NOBLE AMERICAN, the Gr 1 J & B Met winner (2nd in the Gr 1 Durban July) ANGUS, and the Gr 2 winner DIGNIFY. Her Muhtafal filly sold at this year’s National Sale (Select) for R375k to Michael Azzie.

Chestnut filly by MUHTAFAL ex GLITZ (9.30pm). This new arrival is none other than a full sister to NONDWENI  (3 wins -& 10 placings including wins at Listed level; Gr3 and Listed placed). NONDWENI was a Ready to Race graduate from the 2003 sale.

28 August

Chestnut colt by SPECTRUM ex CRESCENT STAR (12.08am). Owned by Sheikh M bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Crescent Star is a daughter of NATIONAL ASSEMBLY and is a half sister to BLUSHING MOON (Listed winner), VINO ROSA (8 wins including the Gr 2 Newmarket Turf Club Stakes), and the stakes placed Adriatic Port. Second dam - Fine Weather - has produced the 10 time winner (twice at stakes level) PERSIAN SUMMER, plus the Leading Colt of his Generation, the aptly named MAJESTIC CROWN (Gr 1 winner), SUMMER GUEST (Gr 3 winner) and GOLDEN PROSPECT (GR 3 placed). A trio of exceptionally talented gallopers from Zimbabwe - MISS ENTREPRENEUR, STERNWHEELER and SHEE also derive from this family.

Bay filly by KAHAL ex ANOOF (7.10pm). Owned by Shadwell Stud. A daughter of Marju out of a Riverman mare, Anoof raced in the United Kingdom (placed once in just 3 starts). Her dam is a half sister to the Gr 1 winner HARAYIR. Her grand dam is the Gr 1 irish Guinness Oaks, Gr 3 Esal Bookmakers Oaks Trial, and Gr 3 Lancashire Oaks winner. Anoof’s 2004 ALBARAHIN colt will be offered at this year’s Ready to Run sale in November. She also has a Kahal yearling.

Chestnut filly by KAHAL ex KAZHIMA (10.20pm). Owned by Shadwell Stud. A daughter of GULCH, Kahzima won in Britain and is a strong well balanced mare whose only foal to date caught the eye of champion trainer Mike de Kock who purchased the 2005 National Sale yearling by Kahal for R360k. Named KEHBRAAT, he is already a winner.

27 August

Bay filly by MODERN DAY ex SUCHA LOOKA (am). Owned by Mr F Tarbitt. A tall, correct and scopey mare, SUCHA LOOKA is a daughter of BRASHEE. She won over 1200m as a 3yo. She is a half sister to the listed winners CHARISMA and STUD MASTER. Grade 1 winners LAST WATCH and SPRING WONDER also appear in the first 2 removes of the female family. This is her second foal.

26 August

Bay colt by MODERN DAY ex WA’Z WOMAN (pm). Owned by Mr F Tarbitt. WA’Z WOMAN is an Australian daughter of TIMBER COUNTRY. This is her first foal.

24 August

Chestnut filly by MALHUB ex AKRAAN (9am). Owned by Shadwell Stud. AKRAAN is a daughter of the CHIEF’S CROWN stallion ERHAAB. She placed from just 4 starts as a 2yo. This is a pedigree page over run with black type - from 3rd dam LOST HORIZON (Listed winner and Gr 1 & Gr 3 placed) and dam of Gr 3 SWEET RHAPSODY (dam of RHAPSODIEN & the dual French and Australian (latter at Gr 1 level) winner NATSKI) to SISTERHOOD (Gr 1 winner) and Rainbow’s Edge (dam of PIED A TERRE, PIED A’TIERRE, RUDY’S FANTASY and grand-dam of VAGRANCY). The 4th dam then switches from European to Argentinian blood with the graded stakes winners QUIMERA, FOLKTALE, MADAY, and LUMERIA all appearing. It is truly an ‘international’ pedigree. This is AKRAAN’s first foal.

23 August

Bay colt by LABEEB ex ABSOLUTE MAGIC (7.30pm). A Jungle Cove mare, ABSOLUTE MAGIC is one of the grand-dames of the property having produced 12 foals and 8 winners including the 3 time winner (and Gr 1 placed) DANGEROUS DONALD (beaten by the champion HORSE CHESTNUT in the SA Derby). Her 2001 NATIONAL EMBLEM colt - Hey Presto - sold to Charles Laird for R500k at the 2003 National Yearling Sale. He has won and placed 3 times. ABSOLUTE MAGIC is a half sister to the Gr 1 placed THRILLING (dam of the Gr 2 winner FLYING PROMISE and Listed winner FLAMING THUNDER) and the Gr 1 winner VOODOO CHARM. Of note for those who enjoy their history, this family traces to the illustrious PRESTON PAN (the 9-time winner and Gr 1 placed daughter of Fenimore Cooper (Fr)) who was the foundation mare for the Ellis Family who purchased Hartford House in 1940 and set about establishing a racing empire that, in terms of achievements, is the SA equivalent to what Lord Derby, the Aga Khan, and then Maktoum families have been to British racing and breeding. PRESTON PAN spent her first night on the farm in what is now Room 7 of the hotel - she kicked her stable to pieces mind you as she hated being inside (so spent the next 18 months in a kikuyu paddock out the back). She was the only 2YO filly to contest the Rothman’s July in which she ran 4th. She went on to found one of the greatest breeding dynasties in South African breeding history on Summerhill and the Goss family have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in the process of getting remaining members of that family back to the farm.

Bay colt by MALHUB ex TEARSFORTARA (7pm). Owned by Bevimar CC. TEARSFORTARA is a Brashee mare. She won twice and placed twice and is the half sister to MUDDY KNEES who ran 2nd in the Duchess of York Cup (L). Her grand dam is the Gr 3 winner OIL SPRINGS. This is her 4th foal. Her first foal - Karenina (by Winter Romance) was purchased at the 2005 Ready to Run sale and is currently in training with Michael Roberts.

Bay colt by KAHAL ex LICENSE TO PRINT (9.15pm). Owned by Mr G Gardiner. LICENSE TO PRINT is a daughter of Lustra (by Danzig). From 4 to the track she has had 4 winners including Review (by Fard) who ran 4th at listed level. There is a lot of American blood further back in this pedigree including the stakes winners ANCIENT FABLES, SPARTAN FABLES etc.