by | Apr 4, 2014

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 ENGLEZAKIS PROTEA STAKES (Grade 3)

2nd place: Kiss Me Hardy (Captain Al out of Kiss And Fly) Bred by Varsfontein Stud


Race 6 – R 1,000,000 – H F OPPENHEIMER HORSE CHESTNUT STAKES (Grade 1)

1st place: Yorker (Jet Master out of Little Indian) Bred at Varsfontein Stud by Carl & Amanda de Vos


Race 7 – R 1,000,000 – WILGERBOSDRIFT SA FILLIES CLASSIC (Grade 1)

2nd Place: Along Came Polly (Judpot out of Perfect Polly) Bred by Varsfontein Stud


Race 8 – R 2,000,000 – S A CLASSIC (Grade 1)

2nd Place: Mister Cricket (Judpot out of Follow On) Bred by Varsfontein Stud


Race 9 – R 250,000 – MAN O’ WAR SPRINT (Grade 3)

2nd Place: Aurum Pot (Judpot out of Gold Class) From Judpot’s first crop bred by Ron Boon


Race 10 – R 250,000 – THE GAUTENG CARADOC GOLD CUP (Grade 3)

2nd Place: Storm Warning (Jet Master out of Olympic Storm) Bred at Varsfontein Stud by Messrs Bailes, Elphick & Saunders

Read more about Yorker’s 2nd Gr 1 victory in this Sporting Post article: