John MotaungJohn Motaung has just returned from riding for Sequel Bloodstock in the USA and is very impressed with this year’s draft for the Ready To Run sale on 2 November.

John selected THEKKADY as his number 1 filly in the build up to the 2007 Ready To Run sale. THEKKADY confirmed his selection by winning the Sunday Tribune Strelitzia Stakes G3 in April this year for Michael Azzie.

John has been with us for many years and has an eye for an athlete; he also picked and rode one of the top sprinters of 2006, FANYANA.

The second of John’s “top 2 colts” for this year’s draft is NYAKATHO (meaning North).

NYAKATHO is by Labeeb, out of Northern Guest mare, Rose North.

NYAKATHO is a brother to Rose Window (3 wins including 2nd Tony Ruffel Stakes G3). Rose North is from the international family of ARCHWAY – Champion Sprinter in Ireland, (3 wins including Greenlands Stakes G3) and DR DEVIOUS – Champion 2yo and 3yo of England, (6 wins including Irish Champion Stakes G1).