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SUMMARY OF 2020/21 SEASON

View the summary below of Varsfontein’s graded wins for the 2020/21 racing season:  

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Final Newsletter of the Season

The 2020-21 racing season was one for the history books as Gimmethegreenlight and Master Of My Fate finished first and second on the General Sires List, a feat last achieved all of 20 years ago by the Highlands Stud duo Jallad and Badger Land. Read our full July newsletter HERE!

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GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT CROWNED CHAMPION SIRE

Varsfontein Stud’s Gimmethegreenlight (by More Than Ready) is officially South Africa’s Champion Sire for 2020-2021. The 2012 G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate winner ended the season with his progeny having amassed R12 161 525 in prize money and finished more than R2 million of runner up, and fellow Varsfontein resident, Master Of My Fate. In total, […]

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June Newsletter

The season heats up, read all our news from the month of June HERE

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News from the month of May

WHAT a month it has been for Gimmethegreenlight! As he homes in on a first General Sires title, the log leader was quick off the mark with a superb exacta in the Gr.1 Premier’s Champions Challenge where multiple Champion son Got The Greenlight led home the three-year-old Second Base. Read our newsletter here!

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March Newsletter

MALMOOS is just one step away from Triple Crown glory. With the Gr.2 Gauteng Guineas already in the bag, the Varsfontein-bred kept his Triple Crown dreams alive when he scored a visually impressive victory in the second Leg, the Gr.1 SA Classic.  Also in this edition, more about our National Yearling Sale draft. Read here

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First newsletter of 2021

Our resident stallions have enjoyed a good start to the year on the racetrack. Read about in in our first newsletter of 2021 here.  

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DECEMBER NEWS

December held more racetrack victories for our clients’ home-breds as well as our stallions. Read our December newsletter here.

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NOVEMBER NEWS

Erik The Red and Malmoos were responsible for a Varsfontein Gr.2 double at Kenilworth in the Cape Merchants and the Conorde Cup respectively.  Read about this and other news  in our November newsletter.

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HAIL OUR EQUUS CHAMPIONS

NOTWITHSTANDING the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2019/20 racing season will forever be etched in our memories for the heights reached by our stallions and their progeny. Read all about it in our October Newsletter

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September Newsletter

Read about our successful Gold Cup day in our September newsletter: click here

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JULY WINNER BRED AND RAISED ON VARSFONTEIN

Regardless of who owns the horses bred and raised on Varsfontein Stud, all are subject to the same “winning recipe”. So our excitement is no less when our clients taste success on the race course as it adds “proof to the pudding”. This recipe of success has proven it’s worth time and time again as […]

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JULY 2ND FOR GOT THE GREENLIGHT

Sporting Post reports: The trainer of Vodacom Durban July runner-up Got The Greenlight says his 3yo was beaten fair and square in a very fair race by a horse that always looked the one to beat. He has only one gripe about a terrific day ‘that all involved can be very proud of’. Joey Soma […]

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GR 1 VICTORY AND PLACE FOR GIMME IN DAILY NEWS AND WOOLAVINGTON

Article from Cape Breeders: Varsfontein Stud’s prominent More Than Ready was responsible for a second G1 Daily News 2000 winner, in the last three years, when his champion son Got The Greenlight captured the 2020 Daily News 2000 at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Sunday. Gimmethegreenlight’s now Australia based son Surcharge became his sire’s first Daily News […]

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