The 2016 CTS Ready To Run Sale Presented by Lanzerac Hotel & Spa is available online and can be viewed at http://capethoroughbredsales.com/sales
No fewer than 159 two-year-olds have been entered in the sale, which will take place at Durbanville racecourse on October 15th. The sale starts at 6pm. Gallops will be held on Friday, 14 October, starting at 9.30.
While the Ready To Run Sale is still a youthful auction, it has already established itself as a major source of high class thoroughbreds.
Among the recent stars sold off this sale are Equus Champion French Navy, R3 000 000 earner Captain America, G3 Matchem Stakes hero Reim, G1 Mercury Sprint hero and Equus Award nominee Red Ray, top sprinter Brutal Force, Fillies Guineas winner Alexis, and G3 Jubilee Handicap hero Liege.
This year’s catalogue includes lots by outstanding local and international stallions.
High profile international sires represented at this year’s sale include Black Caviar’s multiple G1 winning half brother All Too Hard, former G1 Kentucky Derby/G1 Dubai World Cup hero Animal Kingdom, star sprinter and top class sire Choisir, former Equus Champion Delago Deluxe, multiple G1 winning miler Excelebration, successful young sire and former G1 Prix Du Jockey Club hero Lope De Vega.
The majority of South Africa’s top sires are also strongly represented at the 2016 Ready To Run Sale –with all of Captain Al, Dynasty, Judpot, Kahal, Silvano, Trippi and Var having at least one lot on offer.
Promising young sires strongly represented here include Elusive Fort, Gimmethegreenlight, Ideal World, Pathfork, Philanthropist, Querari, Seventh Rock and Visionaire, while sires represented by members of their first local 2yo crop includes Byword, Crusade, Marchfield, Oratorio, Twice Over and What A Winter.