Varsfontein stallions making their mark

by | Jan 20, 2023

Extract from Sporting Post article:

How time flies. The Cape Town Met has come and gone, and so has the first half of the racing season. This stakes rich meeting always has a profound impact on the sire lists and as the latest NHRA stats show, our leading stallions consolidated their current standings.

Champion Gimmethegreenlight surrendered his crown to Silvano last season, but the Varsfontein stallion has bounced back with a vengeance and looks well on his way to reclaiming the sires title.

He was already at the head of affairs prior to the start of the Met weekend and victory by Gimme A Prince in the Gr1 Cape Flying Championship has extended his lead to R9.4 million, to the extent that he is almost R2 million clear of second-placed Vercingetorix.

This lead has extended even further when the son of Gimmethegreenlight, Eye Of The Prophet, won after a thrilling finish in the R1 million WSB Gr2 Gauteng Guineas at Turffontein on Saturday. On the same day the daughter of Master Of My Fate, Lady Of Power, won the Gr 2 Fillies Equivalent. Master Of My Fate is currently 3rd on the general sires log.