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ITBF Function on Varsfontein

This year it was the turn of South Africa to host the International Thoroughbred Breeders Federation Congress which was held in Cape Town from 6 – 12 January. “The ITBF is the representative body for thoroughbred breeders worldwide and provides a platform for member countries to reflect, solve problems, educate and create opportunities for mutual collaboration […]

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STAKES DOUBLE FOR JUDPOT

Article courtesy of EBN: Varsfontein stallion Judpot was in hot form on the Vaal sand Feature day on 26 September, delivering a Stakes race double courtesy of his four-year-old son Deputy Jud and the progressive sprint filly Little Genie. Adriaan and Rika van Vuuren’s Deputy Jud, a couple of pounds lighter following a gelding operation, opened his Stakes account with […]

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GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) – The first 3-Y-O in the 39 years to win the Queen’s Plate G1

THE HIGHEST RATED 3-Y-O IN SOUTH AFRICA 2011/2012 (MR117) GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT arrived at Varsfontein Stud on Wednesday, 30th May, to take up stud duities. He is settling in well and is a very relaxed horse with a wonderful temperament. He has occupued Caesour’s old stable alongside Judpot. GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT will stand at a stud fee of R20,000 […]

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Jackpot for Varsfontein stallion, JUDPOT

Varsfontein Stud’s A.P. Indy stallion JUDPOT enjoyed the rare distinction of a winner from his first runner, when the beautiful chestnut filly LADY MORGANA spreadeagled her field to win the first Gauteng juvenile race of the new season at Turffontein on Tuesday evening.

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