Backworth Stud

Talk Of The Town - Eye-catching Winner

Talk Of The Town - Eye-catching Winner

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.

Classy Performances from Scandal, Attenborough & Sanctuary

Classy Performances from Scandal, Attenborough & Sanctuary

Backworth had yet another good racing week with Scandal, Attenborough and Sanctuary flying our flag high.

The Wedding of Pascal Ellinas & Sarah Pietersen

The Wedding of Pascal Ellinas & Sarah Pietersen

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.

Superb Performances from Backworth-Breds

Superb Performances from Backworth-Breds

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.

Great Racing Week For Backworth!

Great Racing Week For Backworth!

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.

Chocolicious Fastnet Rock Weanling Sells for $240,000 at Magic Millions

Chocolicious Fastnet Rock Weanling Sells for $240,000 at Magic Millions

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.

KZN Premier Mare & Weanling Sale

KZN Premier Mare & Weanling Sale

Backworth Stud consigns 14 lots to the KZN Premier Mare and Weanling Sale presented by Michael Holmes Bloodstock, taking place at Summerhill Stud, Sunday 15 May 2016.

Talking Turf with Sarah Whitelaw

Talking Turf with Sarah Whitelaw

We welcomed esteemed journalist and writer of the turf, Sarah Whitelaw, to Backworth Stud last week.

Autumn Luncheon at Backworth Stud

Autumn Luncheon at Backworth Stud

The scenery of the Southern KZN Midlands is a sight to behold in the late Autumn. This past weekend, we welcomed friends to the farm for an Autumn luncheon set in Backworth's magical gardens. A wonderfully relaxed afternoon combining light wines, fine dining and super company was enjoyed by all.

Michael Miller / MD Miller Racing Stables

Michael Miller / MD Miller Racing Stables

Backworth Stud – the 'Jewel of Eston' is a quality operation that breeds well-conformed, sound and quality thoroughbred individuals who are a pleasure to work with.

Soulful Reflections

Soulful Reflections

Backworth Stud is a subliminally beautiful property. Standing proud at 1,100m above sea level, the estate boasts 360⁰ of uninterrupted views across the breathtaking Southern KwaZulu-Natal Midlands... even our Scotties and Dillyn's Whippet dog think so.

Dean Kannemeyer / Leading Trainer of Classic Winners

Dean Kannemeyer / Leading Trainer of Classic Winners

Backworth Stud’s time honoured philosophy of quality and genuine value makes them a leader on my sales checklist. Good-boned youngsters that are not over-prepared, and hailing from high-class families, are a great starting point for any prospective buyer. - Dean Kannemeyer / Leading Trainer of Classic Winners