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Archive | August, 2016

NEWS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST

Varsfontein-based Gimmethegreenlight has made a strong impact as last season’s leading freshman sire … Our magnificent filly Bela-Bela scooped a championship at the annual Equus Awards function … Varsfontein blood to the fore Down Under … and we showcase some of Master Of My Fate’s first crop foals, which have just turned yearlings. For all […]

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WIN FOR VARSFONTEIN IN FRANCE

It has been many moons since Varsfontein has raced a filly in the European realm. However, this was about to change when in 2014 John Kalmanson found a filly at the Tattersalls October Sale that ticked all the boxes. The flashy, white faced filly was impeccably bred being by Galileo (IRE) out of the stakes […]

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Gimmethegreenlight red-hot!

Varsfontein-based Gimmethegreenlight is the talk of the town, following his grand double at Scottsville earlier today. Progeny of the newly-crowned freshman sire scooped both Million Races restricted to graduates of Bloodstock SA’s 2015 yearling and two-year-old sales, and remarkably, both winners were bred at the farm, as was the runner-up in the Sprint! Hack Green […]

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GIMME TO THE TOP

Extract from John Freeman’s newsletter dated 1 August: Gimmethegreenlight’s spectacular Gr1 and Gr2 winners at Greyville yesterday pushed his earnings for the season to R1.76m, a clear R1m ahead of his opposition and confirmed that he is not only SA’s newest Champion Freshman Sire but also one of a select few to produce winners at […]

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