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THE CURIOUS CASE OF JUDPOT

(Article courtesy of the Sporting Post- This piece was composed before the Gr1 Fillies Classic win of Judpot’s daughter Juxtapose. We’ve left it as is, though, as the background to the story remains valid) Great stallions are measured by Gr1 winners. Most countries have a very limited number of Gr1 races in any given year, so […]

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JUDPOT GR 1 FILLY PRECEDES BIG SALES

Cape Breeders Club article: Varsfontein Stud’s well established sire Judpot was once again in the headlines at Turffontein on Saturday. Just days earlier, Judpot’s close relative Real Steel had made world news when he won the G1 Dubai Turf and this time Judpot himself was in the news thanks to his daughter Juxtapose. The latter, […]

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JUDPOT STRIKES GR 1 GLORY AGAIN

Article courtesy of Sporting Post: The Judpot filly Juxtapose’s dramatic last gasp victory in the R1 million Wilgerbosdrift Gr1 SA Fillies Classic had her breeder, Varsfontein’s Carl de Vos, fondly remembering a cold, dark winter’s evening at Durbanville a few years ago.   Jockey Chase Maujean rode a determined finish to notch his career first […]

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