(Photo : Summerhill Stud)
EMPERORS PALACE READY TO RUN GALLOPS
Summerhill Stud, Mooi River
Friday 19th October 2012
This is his third year riding the Breeze-ups. Bheki is a talented young rider and will be in line in a few years time to make the trip to the United States to ride for Becky Thomas’ famous Ready To Run operation. He is very passionate about young horses and loves reading about thoroughbred racing.
Bheki’s favourite filly and colt of this year’s Ready To Run sale is:
Lot 180: Morethangreat (Kahal x Choice) (F)
Lot 180: Morethangreat (Kahal x Choice)
A racey athletic filly, she is a similar type, but taller than Mannequin. She strides out well and we are happy with her work. By the sire of Bold Ellinore, Fisani, Checcetti and Emperor Napoleon. The dam now has 7 winners from 7 runners, and is sister to Rusty Pelican (6 wins including the Premium Stakes G2, 2nd in the Daily News 2000 G1 and 4th in the J&B Met G1) and Princely Heir (8 wins including 2nd in the Darley Arabian Handicap L). From the family of Royal Gitter (4 wins including the SA Nursery G1 and 4th in the Allan Robertson Fillies Championship G1) and Outcome (10 wins including the Garden Province Stakes G1).
Lot 60: Deckie Boy (Kahal x Mayo) (C)
Lot 60: Deckie Boy (Kahal x Mayo)
A big strong colt. He has a long rangy action and should be your horse to win the classic races. He has a great nature and is easy to train. By Group 1 producing sire, Kahal. From the family of Dunmore West (7 wins including the Three Troikas Stakes G3), Royal Vintage (3 wins including the Umkhomazi Stakes G2 and 2nd in the UAE Derby G2), Sligo Bay (8 wins including 3rd in the Gilbey’s Stakes G1), Solutions (3 wins including the Kenilworth Fillies Nursery G3), Rockcastle (10 wins including the Racecourse Bookmakers Handicap L) and St Patrick (12 wins including the Champion Stakes G3).
The Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale
TBA Sales Complex, Gosforth Park
2nd and 4th November 2012
*Six cheque payment scheme for qualifying buyers.