It has been a dazzling season all round for the Varsfontein Stud brand. Graduates of the long established Cape producer won or were placed in an extraordinary 53 Graded and Listed races during the 2013/14 season.
At the recent Cape Breeders Awards, Varsfontein bred horses were nominated in no less than 5 categories. Along Came Polly and Ash Cloud were nominated in the Champion 3yo category. Yorker was nominated in both the Champion Older Male and Middle Distance Horse categories. Jet Belle, bred on Varsfontein by Mr T.L. Bailes, was nominated for Champion Older Female and River Crossing as Champion Stayer.
When it came to handing out the Silver, Carl & Amanda De Vos were heavy laiden and took away the Champion Older Male title for Yorker, Broodmare of the Year for Star Of Arcole as well as Outstanding Breeder Of The Year.