Joey Ramsden’s Var colt Talk Of The Town was an eye-catching winner of the third race at Kenilworth on Saturday after two placed efforts. The Backworth Stud bred chestnut is a youngster with a stallion’s pedigree.
In what is an historic and sad moment for KZN Breeding, Bloodstock South Africa are set to host the Backworth Stud Dispersal Sale, which will be held at Backworth itself on April 10th.
Backworth had yet another good racing week with Scandal, Attenborough and Sanctuary flying our flag high.
Backworth Stud is proud to have hosted the wedding of Pascal Ellinas and Sarah Pietersen. Top Billing was here getting to know the newlyweds at their stunning country wedding.
We witnessed superb performances from Backworth-breds in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape this past week for trainers Michael Miller, Dorrie Sham and Tony Rivalland.
Backworth-bred Scandal scored again for trainer Corne Spies on Monday at Fairview in a MR80 Open Handicap. Fellow Backworth-bred Sanctuary scooted home to take third in a FM 71 Handicap for trainer Alan Greeff.
Backworth-breds Aquinata and Scandal represented the farm with distinction Friday at Fairview. Aquinata flew home in the ninth for Dorrie Sham, Adriaan and Rika van Vuuren and Scandal scored a quarter length second in the Listed East Cape Breeders Stakes for Corne Spies. Congratulations to the connections.
Photos from the Sibaya KZN Yearling Sale this morning. Ian and Keith with Brian Burnard, the team from Team G Racing, Lot 72 Hale Kapu (Crusade x Forbidden Woods) and Lot 126 Love Theme (Oratorio x Lewinsky's Lover), the half sister to Scottsville 1200m course record holder, Humidor.
This past weekend saw another great weekend's racing for Backworth-breds. Congratulations to the trainers and all winning connections.
Backworth-bred Aquinata won a super race Friday at Fairview for trainer Dorrie Sham with jockey Karl Zechner up. Prior to this maiden win, the striking grey daughter of Silvano, out of Tsunami by Shaamit, had placed twice from her first two starts. Congratulations to owners Adriaan and Rika van Vuuren... we’re certain this filly is just getting started!
Backworth-bred Humidor made it 4 wins from just 6 starts when powering home in the Middle Stakes over 1200m at Scottsville Wednesday for trainer Tony Rivalland with maestro Anton Marcus up.
Lot 230 Weanling Filly by Fastnet Rock out of Backworth-bred Chocolicious sells to James Harron Bloodstock for $240,000 on the Magic Millions Gold Coast National Weanling Sale.
The Backworth-bred Grade 1 winning daughter of Kahal, Chocolicious, features in Australia once more as her second filly, a weanling by Australian sire sensation Fastnet Rock, goes under the hammer Monday in Book 1 of the Magic Millions Gold Coast National Weanling Sale. She is catalogued as Lot 231 and is consigned by Holbrook Thoroughbreds as agent.