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ALONG CAME POLLY WINS SECOND GR 1

Sporting Post article: There is nothing quite like a lady with real class! Judpot’s brilliant daughter Along Came Polly has only won two races from ten starts but the trick is that they just both happen to be Gr1’s. She scored a fluent victory in the R1 million Gr1 Laurie Jaffee Empress Club Stakes at […]

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STAKES WIN DOUBLE FOR VARSFONTEIN

Following last week-ends stakes success at Turffontein, Varsfontein enjoyed another triumphant week-end on the 5th and 6th of April.   On Saturday TOUCH THE SKY won the Listed Oaks Trial in a brilliant fashion. Racing in the red and white colours of Varsfontein, she was purchased at the 2012 Cape Premier Sale and has a […]

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MISTER CRICKET- A GREAT LOSS

This week we received the shocking and heart wrenching report that Mister Cricket had died during a routine knee operation. The promising three-year old by Judpot was only in the beginning of a career which looked to be that of a potential champ. Victorious in his first three starts he looked a force to be […]

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VARSFONTEIN IN THE MONEY AT TURFFONTEIN

There were 8 stakes races on the card on Classic Day, Saturday 29 March, at Turffontein. Varsfontein breds/stallions finished 1st or 2nd in 6 of these stakes races. Resident stallion Judpot is the sire of 3 these stakes horses, all of which are from his first crop.   Race 4 – R 200,000 – THE […]

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JUDPOT STARS ON CLASSIC DAY

Article on gavel House by Sarah Whitelaw – Varsfontein Stud’s promising young stallion Judpot enjoyed a great day at Turffontein on Saturday. Judpot’s son Mister Cricket ran second in the Gr1 SA Classic, while Judpot daughter, Along Came Polly finished in the same position in the Gr1 SA Fillies Classic. In the Gr3 Man O’War […]

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CAESOUR’S LEGACY LIVES ON

The Caesour colt, River Crossing, bred by Varsfontein Stud, wins the Gr 2 J&B Jet Stayers. Read more in this Sporting Post article: River Wins The Jet. Anton Marcus put the Jet into his Met when rounding off a great day as he steered River Crossing to an impressive win in the R400 000 G2 […]

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4 TO REPRESENT VARSFONTEIN IN MET

It has already been a season to remember for Varsfontein, but to have four lined up in the big race is not a feat which happens very often. Master of My Fate, Master Sabina, Do You Remember and Yorker were all from the same crop born on Varsfontein in 2009. Whether these paddock companions remember […]

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MASTER OF MY FATE MOVING UP

Master Of My Fate notched up his second GR 2 win in the Glorious Goodwood Peninsula Handicap on Saturday with exhuberant confidence. This win followed his victory in the Premier Trophy and he now looks set to continue his climb to better things. Read more in this sporting post article: Driven By Destiny The Boss. […]

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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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1 & 2 IN SUMMER CUP RAISED ON VARSFONTEIN

It is an impressive feat to train 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th place in a Gr1 race, a feat which Geoff Woodruff must be commended for in the Sansui Summer Cup on Saturday. However, most are unaware that both the winner, Yorker, and runner up, Master Sabina, were born and raised on Varsfontein. Yorker as […]

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CAPE SEASON OFF TO A GOOD START FOR VARSFONTEIN

Captain America, the Varsfontein bred Captain Al colt (ex Requista by Fort Wood) won the inaugural running of the R2 million Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes run over 1400m at Kenilworth on 23 November. Although he was going for his 5th consecutive win, it seemed unlikely he would be able to overcome the odds on […]

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KZN AWARD FOR JUDPOT

Open this link to read more about Judpot’s KZN award for his colt, Colour Of Courage. http://www.gavelhouse.com/za/topics/news-detail/id/13042

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Varsfontein’s Blue Hen

Robyn Louw chats to Varsfontein Stud’s Emily Fredericks I was one of those lucky children who grew up under the kitchen table, marvelling as the old Aga was filled with coal, listening to the chatter and learning the family folklore (and a few other things!) as bread was kneaded, meals were prepared and chores were […]

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AURUM POT (by Judpot) wins over 1200m at Scottsville by 8.5 lengths

Race 1 at Scottsville on 27th August: AURUM POT (Judpot – Gold Class by Lecture) wins the ALL TO COME Enough almost. And off you rub extremely viagra online Despite it’s, This nice way this. MAIDEN PLATE (3-Y-O’S) over 1200m by 8.5 lengths from Terra Nova and Verdiccio. AURUM POT is owned by Mr & […]

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JUDPOT – 2013 EQUUS AWARDS – OUTSTANDING STALLION ACHIEVEMENT

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