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.
Rathmor has sent one of their strongest drafts to the National Yearling Sales this year.
It also includes a filly (Lot 480 Soda Fountain)from the immediate family of Circle Of Life and Zebra Crossing, a quality Brave Tin Soldier (Lot 213 Split The Breeze) colt from the family of Wendywood and Malteme, and an eye-catching Var colt (Lot 110 Harry Lime) from a strong sprinting family.
All the yearlings are registered with the KZN Breeder's Club and Premium Scheme, therefore qualify for the KZN Breeders Million Mile and Race Day.
Lot 74 Gran Blanco
Kahal - Perakeen by Rakeen: Colt
Lot 110 Harry Lime
Var - Rattled by Alami: Colt
Lot 213 Split The Breeze
Brave Tin Soldier - Time and Tide by Baroon: Colt
Lot 309 Grantchester
Kahal - Betty's Bay by West Man: Filly
Lot 404 Barcelona Babe
Silvano - First World by Sportsworld: Filly
Lot 438 Golden Earings
Fort Wood - Gypsy Queen by Royal Chalice: Filly
Lot 480 Soda Fountain Mambo In Seattle - Jumeirah Beach by Jallad: Filly
Click on the links to view the online catalogue pages of each yearling, kindly provided by the TBA.
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