BY the time you read this, the 2 year olds due to be sold at the Bloodstock South Africa Gosforth Park sales ring would have settled in to their temporary abodes ahead of the Emperor’s Palace 2011 National 2 Year Old Sale which takes place from Friday 12th August to Sunday 14th August.
Potential buyers who cannot make it to Johannesburg need not fret as Bloodstock South Africa will be carrying live video streaming of the sales ring on their website www.tba.co.za.
This will enable spirited bidding for the quality bloodstock which have been chosen to form the catalogue for this year’s sale.
As a lead-up to the sale, there will be a quiz evening at the sales grounds from 18:30 on Tuesday 9th August which will follow directly after the Woman’s Day race meeting at
Turffontein Racecourse. Dinner will be provided and a full bar service will be offered.
doubt at the quiz evening there will be a vast amount of comparison of notes of who will top the sale, who the best conformed horses are and what the overall sales prices will be.
Glancing at the catalogue again this year, many of the entrants will attract interest from all quarters of the racing industry. The sale commences at 18:00 on Friday 12th August where 125 lots will be sold, continues on Saturday 13th August from 18:00 and the bulk of the sale will take place on Sunday 14th August from 11:00.
The sale has been renowned to offer value for money and the latest success story, The Apache, who graduated off this sale in 2009 is nominated for several Awards at the Equus banquet this Thursday night.
Viewing of the lots takes place from Monday to Friday this week and regular updates during the sale will be posted on the Bloodstock South Africa website.
More information is available by calling the offices of Bloodstock South Africa on (011) 323 5700 or email Caroline Simpson: firstname.lastname@example.org