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Gran Blanco To Hit The Track Soon

One of the world's rarest Thoroughbreds, Rathmor-bred Gran Blanco is scheduled to have his first start on the track in Gauteng soon, under the care of trainer Robbie Sage. Bred by Mike and Tanya McHardy of Rathmor Stud, the three year old white medicine hat colt by Kahal was recently purchased by Mike's sister, Jeanette McHardy who will be racing him ...

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Gran Blanco Sold At The National Yearling Sales

Following great international interest, the first white medicine hat Thoroughbred born in South Africa, bred in KZN by Rathmor Stud - as well as the first to pass through the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale - has been sold for R220 000 ...

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Rathmor Stud At The National Yearling Sale 2013

Andrew Bon caught up with Mike McHardy of Rathmor Stud regarding their National Yearling Sales draft presented this year, which includes Gran Blanco and a half-sister (Golden Earing) to American and South African Gr 1 winner Gypsy's Warning ...

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Gran Blanco - A South African Icon

A colt who has drawn world-wide attention since his birth, and the only one-of-a-kind Thoroughbred in the country, Gran Blanco (meaning Great White) is being offered at the Emperor's Palace National Yearling Sale beginning on 26 April. He will no doubt be a star attraction for his potential owner at the racetrack. ...

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Rathmor's National Yearling Sale Draft For 2013

Rathmor will be sending one of their strongest drafts to the National Sales this year, beginning with our rare white colt Gran Blanco who starts as Lot 74, a half-sister to our international Group 1 winning Gypsy's Warning and Gr 1 Summer Cup winner Surabi ...

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Gran Blanco Featured in International Racehorse Magazine

Our white yearling Gran Blanco has been featured in the quarterly edition of the newly launched International Horseracing Magazine ...

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Gran Blanco

Gran Blanco, now without his winter coat, gives the equestrian world a glimpse of what this special white colt is going to mature into. Spots underneath the white hair have appeared down his neck into his shoulders, as well as his flanks and hindquarters ...

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Gran Blanco Entered For 2013 National Yearling Sale

Rathmor Stud's famous white Thoroughbred colt, Gran Blanco, is becoming a very well-grown and mature yearling colt. He is a standout from the crowd, immediately catching your eye in the beautiful landscape of Rathmor Stud's rolling green paddocks and his fellow paddock mates ...

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Around Rathmor Stud - Winter 2012

Heavy snow arrived at Rathmor Stud last week, shortly before the arrival of our first foals for the breeding season ahead. Our first foal due will be out of the mare Dark Eyed Beauty, a five-time winner, who is due to foal to Ravishing this season. We also look Gran Blanco who is now a yearling ...

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Gran Blanco Weaned

Rathmor's white colt Gran Blanco has been weaned from his dam Perakeen, at just over 6 months of age. "Gran Blanco was weaned on the 19/03/2012 he has taken it very well and settled immediately, he seems to have become very independent and is full of confidence" ...

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Gran Blanco - Photo Update

Photos taken of Gran Blanco with his dam Perakeen on 3 March 2012 ...

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Pedigree Of Gran Blanco

The pedigree and photos of Gran Blanco ...
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Gran Blanco Photo Gallery

A photographic history of Gran Blanco from birth until now ...

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Gran Blanco, New Update and Photos

Gran Blanco is now just under 5 months old. Mike McHardy, the owner of Rathmor Stud, gives some insight about the beautiful rare white colt by Kahal ...

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Gran Blanco Photos

Some photos taken this morning (1 November 2011) of Gran Blanco in the wet weather ...

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Gran Blanco Update

The white colt Gran Blanco is now just over a month old and Mike McHardy talks about the white colt's progress ...

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New Thoroughbred Foals For 2011 Season

With foaling season well upon us right now, we take a look at a few of our foals that have been born recently ...

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"Great White" Named

Rathmor Stud's "Great White" colt has been named Gran Blanco (translated as Great White in Spanish), after it was put out to the public via Rathmor's Facebook group ...
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How "The Great White" Came To Be

Natalia Banasiak (Bsc Zoology) has kindly provided us with an insight as to how Rathmor Stud's white Thoroughbred colt with the brown ears came to be. The white Kahal colt out of a Rakeen mare...
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Rathmor Stud Invite Public To Name "The Great White"

Rathmor Stud are inviting the public to name their much talked about "Great White", a foal with a top pedigree and extremely rare colouring...
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The Great White Arrives At Rathmor Stud

One of Rathmor Stud's top broodmares Perakeen (Rakeen - Perfick(NZ) - by Straight Strike) delivered a surprise in the early hours of the morning of the 14 September. The snow white colt...

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