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Butchie Boy Takes Zim Gr3 Guineas      

Bush Hill born and raised Butchie Boy, bred by Richard Fitzgerald, collected his second win in a row when grabbing the Gr3 Zimbabwean Guineas on Sunday for trainer Bridget Stidolph. It was a 1-2 for Bush Hill in the race, with Knuckleball by our resident sire Curved Ball placing second ...    Read Further

Redoute's Promise Half-Brother Wins Australian Listed      

More Energy produced a strong finishing burst to overhaul favourite Supply and Demand in Saturday’s Listed Parramatta Cup (1900m) at Rosehill. The six-time winning son of More Than Ready is a half-brother to Bush Hill sire, Redoute’s Promise – both out of the superb South African-bred international Gr1 winning racemare, Perfect Promise by Caesour. ...    Read Further

Another Gr3 Win For Broodmare Vin Fizz      

Champagne Haze gave his dam yet more Bold Black Type accolades after he took the Gr3 Tommy Hotspur on the weekend. His brilliant dam Vin Fizz stands at Bush Hill Stud and is currently in foal to our very exciting stallion prospect, Flying The Flag. ...    Read Further

Throng Makes It Two In A Row      

Our Bush Hill Stud-bred Visionaire gelding, three year old Throng, has made it two in a row for trainer Sean Tarry and owners Mrs B M A Lahoud, Messrs S Mathen, Allan F Peters and Craig Zoghby. ...    Read Further

Oura Makes It Two In A Row!      

The talented Oura has made it two wins in a row, as the smart daughter of Toreador won this afternoon at the Vaal under Keagan De Melo, carrying top weight of 61.5kgs. This is her first trip over 1200m and she won with ease by three quarters of a length. ...    Read Further


It is with heavy hearts that we report that Toreador had to be euthanased for humane reasons this morning after a brief but severe ailment. ...    Read Further

First Win For Talented Ouro      

Bush Hill Stud-bred daughter of Toreador, Ouro, impressed to win her third start at the Vaal on Wednesday. ...    Read Further

Curved Ball's Seerite Second In Gr2 Dingaans      

Bush Hill Stud-bred son of Curved Ball, Seerite, came close to downing Monks Hood in the Gr2 Dingaans on Sunday at Turffontein in a very impressive racing performance. ...    Read Further

"Big Sires - Some Magic Milestones"      

Article first published on Bush Hill Stud stand three sons of the following stallions below. ...    Read Further

Winners At Fairview And Flamingo For Bush Hill Stud      

Bush Hill Stud have had two winners in three days, with the half-brother to Tetelestai winning his second race under the services of Jarryd Penny, but an extra special win for a chestnut Kahal at Flamingo Park this afternoon as Machomouse showed his courage and mettle that pulled him through as a sickly newborn foal, to win after placing six times ...    Read Further

Crusado Cruises To Victory For Drier      

Crusado was a reserve runner for the race and won his second start in facile fashion under Sean Veale for trainer Dennis Drier. A graduate of the 2016 National Yearling Sale and a very typical stamp of his sire, Crusado sold for R140 000 from Bush Hill to owners Greg Bortz and Braam Van Huyssteen. The three year old gelding descends from our brilliant Bush Hill family of Sweet Sheila that produced Gr1 winners Zirconeum and Stellite. ...    Read Further

Mustajeeb: Three Parts Brother Produces Woodbine Gr1 Winner      

Mustajeeb, a son of Gr1 winning and producing Nayef, has his three parts brother Tamayuz at stud in England and the young sire is off to enormous success already. Tamayuz shares his second dam with Mustajeeb (in turn his third dam), both sons of 5-time Gr1 winner Nayef. Ascot record breaker Mustajeeb will be standing at Bush Hill Stud in 2018 after his export was delayed in the 2017 breeding season. ...    Read Further

Two Wins For Bush Hill Breds In A Week      

Bush Hill Stud has had two winners in a week with King's Drive winning by five lengths at Turffontein for Tyrone Zackey, whilst the beautifully-bred Mojo King won at Flamingo Park yesterday in his first start at the new course. ...    Read Further

Flying The Flag Full Sister Shows Her Brilliance In Chantilly Gr1 Win      

One of the brightest stars in the Ballydoyle firmament at the start of the year, Flying The Flag’s full sister Rhododendron claimed a hard-fought victory over stablemate Hydrangea in the Gr1 Prix de l'Opera, her second Gr1 victory to date for the Irish Champion Juvenile filly. ...    Read Further

Flying The Flag Full Sisters Contest Gr1's On Arc Day      

Its always good news when a stallion has a sibling entered for a Gr1, but to have two full sisters on one of the worlds most exclusive race days is certainly an astounding achievement in itself. Flying The Flag’s Group winning full sisters – Rhododendron and the youngest Magical – will be competing in France on the day of the Arc De Triomphe. ...    Read Further

Mustajeeb Arrival Delayed To 2018      

It is with great disappointment that we have to inform breeders that Mustajeeb will not make it to South Africa for the 2017 covering season. ...    Read Further

Another Impressive Debut Winner For Curved Ball      

Seerite opened the batting at Turffontein with an impressive debut win for the son of Curved Ball. Going off at odds of 20/1 for Robbie Sage and jockey Gunter Wrogemann, Seerite won by two and half lengths from Johan Janse Van Vuurens imported Hard Ball ...    Read Further

Flying The Flag Sister Wins Gr2 In Ireland      

As expected, there was an Aidan O’Brien one-two here but not with the duo many thought would prevail as Donnacha O’Brien steered Magical to an all-the-way win from Happily as September came off worst of the stable trio ...    Read Further

Son Of Toreador Named Champion Sprinter At Cape Breeders Awards      

Toreador’s outstanding sprinting son and dual Gr1 winner this season, Bull Valley bred by Ambiance Stud (and trained by Champion Sean Tarry), won the the Cape Breeders Award last night for Champion Sprinter. ...    Read Further

Flying The Flag Juvenile Full Sister Wins On Debut      

Magical, a 2YO sister to Gr1 Fillies' Mile winner and English 1,000 Guineas & English Oaks placegetter Rhododendron and Bush Hill Stud's resident sire Flying The Flag, got off the mark when scoring by a head over Mary Tudor & Active Approach in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden (8 furlongs) at Cork in Ireland on Tuesday ...    Read Further

Bull Valley Bags Second Gr1 Of Season For Sire Toreador      

Bush Hill Stud’s son of Danehill, Toreador, secured his third career Gr1 win at stud, and the second for the handsome Bull Valley of the season in yesterday’s Gr1 Mercury Sprint ...    Read Further

Curved Ball Colt Excites With Impressive Debut      

A Curved Ball colt made it look all to easy on debut yesterday at Scottsville, for trainer Wendy Whitehead and owners Geoff Perkins, Michael Sinnema in partnership with Wendy Whitehead ...    Read Further

Redoute’s Promise Half-Brother Gr3, Bush Hill Stud KZN Yearling Sale Draft      

Bush Hill Stud’s Redoute’s Promise is the first son of Australian super sire Redoute’s Choice to retire to stud in South Africa, out of South African-bred champion mare and dual Gr1 winner in two countries, Perfect Promise by Caesour ...    Read Further

Rhododendron Heads O’Brien’s Investec Oaks Hope      

Aidan O’Brien’s bid for a third consecutive Investec Oaks will be led by Rhododendron as she featured among ten declarations for Friday’s Classic at Epsom. Cartier Juvenile Filly of the year and Gr1 winner Rhododendron is a full sister to Flying The Flag at Bush Hill Stud. His first foals are due this year. ...    Read Further

Second Gr1 Win For Toreador In Tsogo Sun Sprint      

For Sean Tarry there were big smiles when the Toreador gelding Bull Valley, that he had taken over from retired trainer Dom Zaki a year ago, demolished a strong sprinting field to win the top race of the day, the R1-million, Grade 1 Tsogo Sun Sprint, giving Tarry a Grade 1 double for the day and pushing his stake earnings in the season to a record high which cemented his place at the top of the trainer log ...    Read Further

First Win For Irish Flame      

Bush Hill Stud’s promising young sire and former Horse Of The Year Irish Flame got off the mark as a sire when his son Gizmo thrashed his rivals to break his maiden by three and a quarter lengths on Monday ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Sire New Sire For 2017: Mustajeeb (GB)      

It gives Bush Hill Stud great pleasure to announce that we will be standing a new sprinting sire for the 2017 season in MUSTAJEEB, the fastest colt to come out of the famous sire producing Allegretta family of champion sires Galileo, Sea The Stars and King’s Best. In fact every group winning colt to go to stud from the family has become a Gr 1 sire, including MUSTAJEEB’s close relative Tamayuz ...    Read Further

Class Record For Curved Ball Filly      

Tony Rivalland’s courageous Curved Ball filly, Je Suis Silver, broke the Class record at Greyville on Friday night in a time of 57,94 seconds ...    Read Further

Cat 'N Mouse Impressive Debut Win By Four Lengths      

Cat 'N Mouse is the first foal of Penthouse Mouse by Cataloochee and sold for R200 000 at the 2016 National Yearling Sale to Form Bloodstock. Penthouse Mouse is a half-sister to The Mouseketeer and East Cape Nursery Listed (and five time winner) Lt Jerry Mouse. Her second produce, a stunning yearling filly by Crusade is on offer at the upcoming National Yearling Sale as Lot 96 ...    Read Further

Redoute's Promise Update: Hard Promise Impresses In Aus Gr3      

News in yesterday is that his promising Hard Spun half-brother, Hard Promise (AUS), placed a close second after maintaining that position from the start, in the Gr3 Ladbrokes Zeditave Stakes at Caulfield over 1200m on Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes day. ...    Read Further

Greyville Double For King's Chapel      

King's Chapel earned a double on Friday night at Greyville's nightracing meeting, and followed that up with a phenomenal debut second at Scottsville in wet and soft conditions on Sunday afternoon and a place at Flamingo Park by a juvenile Kontiki. ...    Read Further

The Poet Grabs Second Win      

In a race that needs to be seen to be believed, the twice checked son of Brave Tin Soldier under a brave ride from Keagan De Melo eventually found galloping room to unleash himself against Putchini, fighting the Bezrin gelding to an exciting finish to win by a head. ...    Read Further

Christmas Gr3 Win For Toreador      

Rikitikitana, a son of Toreador owned in partnership by Dr K G Bakos, Mr G M Bakos and Mr Clyde Basel, swooped past Celtic Captain to win the Gr3 Christmas Handicap at Greyville under Lyle Hewitson for trainer Sean Tarry. ...    Read Further

Weekend Double For Toreador Including Secretariat Listed      

Toreador continues to not only bring in the winners but the Black Type, and this weekend saw his three year old son Matador Man, win the Secretariat Listed Stakes at Turffontein over 1400m. ...    Read Further

Tetelestai Half Brother Features In Fairview, Portrait Wins For Toreador      

Oracle Kingdom, a half-brother by King's Chapel to Stakes Winner Tetelestai won on Fairview's race day which featured a leg of the International Jockey's Challenge, whilst a three part's sister by Toreador named Portrait, to Way West and full sister to Gr1 placed Prospect Strike, collected her third career win. ...    Read Further

1-2 For Bush Hill Stud With Sea Urchin And Aramouse      

Sea Urchin and Aramouse provided a 1-2 past the winning post for Bush Hill Stud at Greyville this afternoon over 1200m on the polytrack. ...    Read Further

Bull Valley Takes Golden Loom Listed Handicap      

Ever consistent Bush Hill sire Toreador saw his Gr3 winning son Bull Valley, take the accolades in the Golden Loom Listed Handicap over 1000m ...    Read Further

Sire Updates For Curved Ball And Flying The Flag      

Fastnet Rock, the sire of Curved Ball, captured another Gr1 win in the UK when Rivet (out of a Galileo mare Starship) won the Gr1 Racing Post Trophy. The juvenile colt is bred by South African Des Scott, whilst down under The United States - bred on the same cross as Flying The Flag by Galileo out of a Pivotal mare, won the Gr2 Crystal Mile after his facile victory in the Gr1 Ranvet Stakes ...    Read Further

Flying The Flag Second Dam Gets Another Family Gr1      

After the news filtered through of Flying The Flag's full sister Rhododendron's Gr1 win in the Dubai Fillies Mile, Photo Call (also by Galileo out of Theann - a daughter of Flying The Flag's second dam Cassandra Go) won the Gr1 First Lady in the United States from Tepin by almost three lengths ...    Read Further

Flying The Flag Full Sister Rhododendron Captures Gr1 Fillies Mile      

The full sister to Bush Hill Stud's new stallion prospect Flying The Flag, Rhododendron has beaten Hydrangea impressively between three to four lengths in the Gr1 Dubai Fillies Mile at Newmarket this afternoon in firm going, at a course where speed is a necessity to win ...    Read Further

Four Winners In Seven Days From Progeny Of Curved Ball, King's Chapel and Kahal      

Warwick and Karin Render’s Bush Hill Stud have had four winners in seven days at Greyville, the Vaal and Scottsville racecourses by resident sires King’s Chapel, Kahal (sadly deceased) and Curved Ball ...    Read Further

Three Winners For King's Chapel In Three Days, Nine Places      

King's Chapel has notched up three winners in the past ten days, with nine places from Greyville, Vaal and Flamingo Park ...    Read Further

Third Win For Aramouse      

Weiho Marwing-trained Aramouse, a full brother to Gr2 and Gr3 and nine-time winning The Mouseketeer, captured his third victory at Greyville this afternoon from eight starts by a quarter of a length over 1200m on the Polytrack ...    Read Further

Gr1 Winners For Galileo and Fastnet Rock      

Exciting news emerged yesterday as Galileo and Fastnet Rock (the sires of Flying The Flag and Curved Ball respectively) each produced Gr1 winners yesterday in the UK, including a Gr1 place for Flying The Flag’s full sister, Rhododendrum ...    Read Further

Full Sister To Flying The Flag Wins 1400m Gr2 In Ireland      

New Bush Hill Stud resident sire Flying The Flag saw his full-sister, two year old Rhododendron provide her sire Galileo with an additional Gr2 win the weekend, part of a double for the great son of Sadlers Wells ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Stallion Day 2016      

"I highlighted last year that we offer the first and only son of champion sire Fastnet Rock to stand in South Africa, the first son of Champion sire Redoute’s Choice to stand in South Africa, the first Equus horse of the year son of Dynasty to stand in South Africa, to date the most successful son of the phenomenal Danehill to stand in South Africa, and the first triple Gr1 winning New Zealand             Horse Of the Year - and now we are thrilled to add an international graded stakes winning son of what is currently the most influential stallion in the world in Galileo." ...    Read Further

R100 000 Breeders Incentive: Flying The Flag      

R100 000 Breeders Incentive for Flying The Flag: The breeder of the first graded stakes winning progeny of Flying The Flag will receive a bonus payment of R100 000 ...    Read Further

National 2YO Sale 2016      

Our draft for the National 2YO Sale coming up on 18th and 19th August at the TBA Complex. Our draft includes two year olds by Toreador, Irish Flame, Crusade, Byword, Curved Ball, Mogok, Just As Well, Antonius Pius, Eightfold Path, Traffic Guard, King's Chapel and Kildonan ...    Read Further

Top Week For Toreador      

At the Sibaya KZN Yearling Sale, Toreador proved his popularity by selling 11 yearlings for close to an average of R100 000 each in an economically challenging market, whilst he had a winner and another Graded Stakes place on Durban July day ...    Read Further

Smart Toreador Filly Aimed At Gr1 Allan Robertson      

Year in and year out, Toreador not only performs in the sales ring but regularly produces good horses each season, and two juveniles have made themselves known from the past weekend ...    Read Further

National Yearling Sales Results For Bush Hill Stud      

Our Kahal colt named Turf Patrol out of Plutonium topped the last crop of Kahal's available, selling for R650 000 to Eben Lottering. The colt is a half-brother to Stakes Winner King Neptune, and a half-brother to recent 2-time winning Trippi colt, Orion Quest ...    Read Further

National Yearling Sales Draft 2016      

Bush Hill Stud are proud to present an outstanding draft of yearlings by Oratorio, Toreador, Kahal, Kildonan and Crusade ...    Read Further

Son Of Galileo To Stand At Bush Hill      

Bush Hill Stud have secured a serious stallion prospect with Flying The Flag for their stallion roster of 2016, a son of the legendary Galileo and a very exciting prospect for the province of KZN and South Africa indeed. A grandson of the great Pivotal, as a racehorse he is a Group winner and Group 1 placed.. ...    Read Further

CTS Emperors Palace Select Yearling Sale      

Bush Hill Stud offer four yearlings, all by Gr2 winner Curved Ball, a son of Fastnet Rock who has already produced his first juvenile winner, with Fast And Rocking. ...    Read Further

First Winner For Curved Ball      

Bush Hill Stud's magnificent son of Fastnet Rock, the only son of the great Australian sire in South Africa, is off the mark with his first winner at the Vaal, juvenile filly Fast And Rocking ...    Read Further

Seven Winners For King's Chapel Since Mid-February      

Bush Hill Stud’s King’s Chapel is in form as another of his sons won by a powerful five and a half lengths at Greyville over 1000m. The handsome bay three year old gelding, aptly named Mr Mcsteamy, happens to be a half-brother to recent Class record setter at Scottsville – Dreya’s Gold. ...    Read Further

Another Big Weekend For Bush Hill Stud      

Miesque’s Approval’s four year old daughter Dreya’s Gold bred by Bush Hill Stud set a class record at Scottsville over 1000m yesterday for trainer Garth Puller, whilst King's Chapel had yet another winner on Friday night and Toreador has had three winners in two days. ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Sires Feature Over Weekend      

Bush Hill Sires' Toreador, King's Chapel and Kahal all featured on Gauteng Guineas day at Turffontein for a successful weeken of racing ...    Read Further

Three Winners In Nine Days For King's Chapel      

King's Chapel gets three winners in nine days including a winner by over seven lengths, Captain Quick makes it two wins whilst Toreador continues his good form ...    Read Further

First Win For Killarney House      

Miesque's Approval gelding Killarney House got up to get a smart win at Greyville over 1600m, three and a half lengths in front of King's Landing ...    Read Further

Cat's Whiskers Makes It Five For Bush Hill In January      

Bush Hill Stud has had five winners in January with some very exciting future prospects throwing their names forward, and impressive debut runner Cat's Whiskers followed up her second place two weeks ago with an incredible four length win at Turffontein over 1000m on Saturday ...    Read Further

Four Winners In Three Days For Toreador      

In the first 17 days of this year, Toreador has accumulated six winners – four of them in three days over four different racecourses around the country. ...    Read Further

Orion Quest Breaks Maiden By Eight Lengths      

Bush Hill Stud’s impressive Trippi colt galloped to smashing eight length victory yesterday over 1200m at Kenilworth, descending from the immediate family of Bush Hill-bred Gr1 winners Zirconeum and Stellite. ...    Read Further

Indigo Handicap For Chennai Babe      

Chennai Babe sold for R100 000 at the 2013 National Yearling Sale consigned by Bush Hill Stud as agent, and she has earned over R300 000 to date for six wins and four places ...    Read Further

Milla's World Wins Well      

A son of Ideal World, Bush Hill-bred Milla's World won an impressive second start at the Vaal by half a length over 1700m on the turf ...    Read Further

Impressive Debut For Over It      

Bush Hill-bred Over It impressed on debut at the Vaal on the weekend, going off at odds of 55/1 to win by almost half a length from Eternal Fire over 1200m ...    Read Further

Chapel Queen Breaks Maiden; More Black Type For Toreador      

King's Chapel is back in the news after his son Malak El Moolook place third in the Gr3 Graham Beck Stakes, with Chapel Queen breaking her maiden in devastating fashion for the Dennis Bosch stable and Toreador collecting more Black Type in the KZN Guineas Trial Listed ...    Read Further

Dubai Place For Toreador Gelding; Two Winners In November!      

Eight year old Matador De Toros, a son of Toreador placed third in his first outing since April in Jebel Ali whilst at home Toreador has already collected two winners for November ...    Read Further

Local Weekend Double For King's Chapel      

King's Chapel earned a double over the weekend of KZN racing, with Madame Le Roi winning at Greyville on Friday evening and grey filly Reigning Wave on Sunday at Scottsville, both fillies winning their first race in their fourth start ...    Read Further

Klawervlei: 21 And Counting For Curved Ball Sire      

Klawervlei’s well performed Curved Ball is by a sire whose global dynasty continues to grow. The mighty Fastnet Rock, who headed Australia’s General Sires List for a second time last season, was represented by his 21st individual G1 winner this weekend ...    Read Further

Exciting Times!      

"To us at Bush Hill the first weeks of the season have been particularly exciting for a number of reasons that we thought we would like to share. For any breeder the breeding season is an exciting time, nothing like a smart new foal to make the long hours and sleepless nights seem worthwhile. The new foals no matter who they are always offer hope and promise. Invariably they are the products of hours of contemplation, planning and in most cases changed minds in selection of the sires and then the long wait of the pregnancy. No matter how many you have seen each foal is to us a thing of wonder and miracle of nature." ...    Read Further

Three Winners And Nine Places In Six Days For Toreador      

In form Toreador is blazing ahead with his progeny on the racetracks across the country having now won three times, and placed nine times in six days ...    Read Further

Thought That(NZ) Another Winner For King's Chapel      

Thought That(NZ), a four year old son of King's Chapel got up to win over 1200m easily by over two lengths in New Zealand, for the second time from five starts ...    Read Further

Another Gr2 Win For Toreador With Lazer Star      

Toreador has been enjoying a purple patch this year with regular winners crossing the finish lines across all tracks in South Africa, and one of his leading current fillies is the very fast and aptly named Lazer Star who captured the Gr2 Joburg Spring Challenge for Fillies and Mares at Turffontein on Saturday ...    Read Further

Stallion Updates From Bush Hill; Kahal Leading Sires Log      

Kahal leads the National Sires Log whilst we have more news surrounding King's Chapel and Toreador. ...    Read Further

Arrival Of Redoute's Promise First Foals      

Redoute's Promise has had his first foals arriving at Bush Hill Stud. The first son of Australia's Champion Sire to go to stud in South Africa, the powerful stallion is out of the Gr1 winning South African bred mare both locally and in Australia, Perfect Promise ...    Read Further

Passing Of Zabeel, Curved Ball Broodmare Sire      

A remarkable era in New Zealand thoroughbred breeding history ended with the death of the champion stallion Zabeel on Friday night. The son of another great sire in Sir Tristram, Zabeel passed away peacefully overnight in the paddock he has occupied at Cambridge Stud since 1991 ...    Read Further

Unbelievable Chad A First Winner For Olympic Gold Medallist      

Toreador's handsome son, three year old colt Unbelievable Chad gave his name sake his first win as a racehorse owner from the racing stable of Paul Lafferty at Scottsville over 1400m. Racing in the apt colours of the Olympic ring's, swimmer Chad Le Clos owns the colt in partnership ...    Read Further

Two Winners And Three Places In Three Days For Toreador      

Only three days into September, Toreador has had two winners and three places with two talented colts - Rikitikitana and Thrust at Scottsville and the Vaal respectively. ...    Read Further

Toreador Continues Great Form      

After a great month of July for Toreador with with nine winners in July and nine places, he has continued with five winners so far for the month of August and 11 places, including a Gr1 second place to Rabada in the Premier's Champion Stakes for his speedy son Prospect Strike ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stallion Day 2015      

Bush Hill's Stallion Day took place in beautiful Midlands weather under sunny skies and snow capped mountains, with 130 guests tucking into tempura prawns and sushi on arrival. Warwick Render welcomed the guests before introducing the stallions, with Curved Ball, Irish Flame, King's Chapel, Toreador and Redoute's Promise all making an appearance. ...    Read Further

Fastnet Rock Australian Champion Sire Again      

Fastnet Rock, sire of Klawervlei’s promising young sire Curved Ball who stands at Bush Hill Stud, became Champion Sire in Australia for the second time recently ...    Read Further

Gr1 Premier's Champion Stakes - Toreador And King's Chapel Entries      

Bush Hill Stud will be watching the Gr1 Premier's Champion Stakes with a lot of excitement as three horses representing Toreador and King's Chapel line up in the race on Saturday ...    Read Further

Invitation - Stallion Day      

Bush Hill Stud will host our annual stallion day on 2 August, where we will present Toreador, Redoute's Promise, Irish Flame, Curved Ball and King's Chapel ...    Read Further

Toreador And Kahal Represented In Scottsville Gr1 Sprints      

Bush Hill sires are represented by two horses on the big Gr1 Sprint Day at Scottsville on Saturday. Toreador has Prospect Strike in the Gr1 Gold Medallion Stakes over 1200m, whilst Kahal has Flyfirstclass in the Gr1 Tsogo Sun Sprint over 1200m. Toreador has had six winners in the month of May, including a double recently at the Vaal ...    Read Further

More King's Chapel Success      

King's Chapel had yet another winner in South Africa with the aptly named juvenile colt Malak El Moolook winning his maiden by almost four lengths for trainer Sean Tarry, owned by Messrs B Riley and breeder Mr R Hanna ...    Read Further

Double For Toreador at Vaal: 13 Length Winner      

Toreador has had three winners in less than a week - with a double at the Vaal on Tuesday 5 May, including a two year old son - a half-brother to sire Way West, winning a dazzling debut by almost 13 lengths over 1200m from Seal My Fate, Neuf De Pape and Elusive Seven ...    Read Further

Thurlow Places Second In Queen Adelaide Stakes Listed      

Bush Hill's resident sire King's Chapel had his grand-daughter finish second in the Queen Adelaide Stakes Listed in Australia over 1050m, her first start out since her run in the Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes at the end of February ...    Read Further

Redoute's Choice Fee Announced      

Bush Hill Stud stand the first son of Australian sire sensation Redoute's Choice in South Africa, a very big and handsome four year old Redoute's Promise who covered his first season in 2014. "Redoute’s Choice is once again available to breeders at a fee of $110,000 inc. GST," stated Arrowfield's website. His 24th Gr1 winner is the brilliantly fast Lankan Rupee ...    Read Further

Treble For Kahal Night Racing, Five Winners In Five Days      

Continuing to stamp himself as a top sire, Kahal got a treble at Greyville Friday Night racing with additional wins at the Vaal and Scottsville. Kahal currently lies fifth on the NHRA National Sires Log as of 7 April ...    Read Further

First Win For Cupid's Gold      

Cupid's Gold won her first race at the Vaal on sand over 1600m, comfortably by over two lengths. Ridden by Karl Zechner and trained by Roy Magner, she won well from Eastside, Arizona Pie and Badger's Belle for Messrs R Fernandez, S Pretorius, K Subramoney, C P Zackey and S Sheik and D G Zackey. ...    Read Further

Win For The Poet; King Montrose 13th Win In New Zealand      

Brave Tin Soldier colt, The Poet, notched up a super win at Greyville over 1400m whilst King's Chapel's Gr3 winning son King Montrose, notched up his 13th win over 1400m in the Kurow Cup ...    Read Further

Three Days Three Winners For Bush Hill      

Bush Hill had two winners recently with Afterburner at the Vaal, and McGeek at Flamingo Park, whilst resident sire Toreador had a winner once more at Scottsville with Mokai ...    Read Further

South African Success For Sire Redoute's Choice      

Majmu, the grey filly who shares a sire with our resident stallion Redoute's Promise, stamped her authority on Saturday after winning the Gr1 Avontuur Estate Fillies Guineas over 1600m easily by two and a half lengths at Kenilworth ...    Read Further

Sir Isaac Grabs Fifth Win      

Sir Isaac won his fifth race at Flamingo Park over 1800m, defeating Stone Pine by not only two lengths, but also shouldering 3kgs more under Jockey Marthinus Mienie. Going off at odds of 25/1, the son of Newton won easily on the sand track in good going ...    Read Further

Toreador's Gr3 Win With Unbeaten Lazer Star      

Resident sire Toreador, had a scintillating win with his unbeaten daughter Lazer Star - thundering home to victory in the Gr3 Magnolia at Turffontein yesterday
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Kahal Crowned KZN Breeders Stallion Of The Year 2014      

Kahal has once again been proudly crowned KZN Breeders Stallion Of The Year - for the sixth year consecutively. Recently, the most successful son of Machiavellian to stand at stud in South Africa, was leading the National Sires Log by Stakes Earned.
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Thurlow Stakes Win For Broodmare Sire King's Chapel      

King's Chapel has a grand-daughter showing exceptional talent in Australia, after placing in a Gr3 just a week before she won the Merson Cooper Stakes. Qatar Bloodstock celebrated a valuable Black Type win with promising Sebring filly Thurlow, who scored a thrilling nose win in the Listed race at Sandown. ...    Read Further

Gemini Gold Fourth Win, Kahal Broodmare Sire Gardenia Listed      

Born and raised at Bush Hill Stud, Gemini Gold is giving his breeder/owner Helder De Costa plenty of excitement as the Overlord gelding has now taken his fourth win in a row
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King's Chapel: Bold Black Type Success As Sire And Broodmare Sire      

King's Chapel had two classy performances recently - one as a sire in a Listed race in New Zealand, the other as a broodmare sire in an Australian Gr3 ...    Read Further

Son Of Kahal Strikes In Mauritian Duke Of York Cup      

A hat-trick of wins for Sherman Brown and the yard of Paul Foo Kune Stable, as this partnership scored in the feature race of the day and last classic of the season - The AfrAsia Duke Of York Cup - won brilliantly by the son of Kahal, Love Struck.
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Kahal Leading National Sires Log      

Recently deceased Kahal is currently heading up the National Sires Log by Stakes Earned. His runners have totalled an impressive R2 752 150 in Stakes earned - almost R300 000 more than Dynasty in second position and KZN-bred Jet Master in third.
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Three In A Row For Gemini Gold      

Gemini Gold galloped to an impressive and easy victory at Greyville on the Poly once more, under jockey Anton Marcus by two and a half lengths. This is the second win in a row on the Poly for Gemini Gold, and third in a row overall.
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Impressive Polytrack Win For Gemini Gold      

Gemini Gold, bred and raised at Bush Hill Stud for breeder owner Mr H C N Da Costa, notched up his second win impressively over 1200m on the Greyville Polytrack. His second win on the trot
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First Win For Bazaruto Island      

Bazaruto Island got up to get his first win at the Vaal earlier today over 1000m on turf. Carrying a top weight of 60kgs under jockey Marthinus Mienie, Bazaruto Island won by three quarters of a length ...    Read Further

Three Wins For Bush Hill And Toreador In A Month      

Afterburner, Sir Isaac and Diamond Cut have all registered wins in the last month for Bush Hill Stud, while resident sire Toreador has also had three wins on tracks in Gauteng in the last 30 days ...    Read Further

Outstanding Irish Flame Foals And Sibling      

Irish Flame's 20 year old dam, Clock The Rock (Flaming Rock - Cora Dora by Condorcet), has foaled a magnificent Toreador this season. The dam of dual Gr1 winner and Equus Award winner has produced six winners, including the full-sister to Irish Flame, Irish Myth ...    Read Further

Toreador Impact Again      

With five winners and fifteen other earners already in the first two weeks of this new racing season, he is again proving that his great run of form is by no way set to dwindle and there are some smart looking youngsters who have made very promising starts to their careers
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Outstanding First Foal For Irish Flame      

Dual Gr1 winning son of Dynasty and the first of his sons to go to stud - Irish Flame has had his first foal born for the 2014 season, an outstanding filly out of Rambo Dancer mare, Bistro Belle at Bush Hill Stud. ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Stallion Day 2014      

Bush Hill Stud held their Stallion Day recently and once again, in beautiful warm Mooi River winter weather, which is becoming somewhat of a tradition for Bush Hill's showcase of their line-up of quality sires for the upcoming 2014 breeding season. ...    Read Further

Introducing Stallion Prospect for 2014: Redoute's Promise(AUS)      

"We would like to take this opportunity to introduce to you the first son of multiple champion sire Redoute’s Choice to stand at stud in South Africa in the form of Redoute’s Promise. This exciting young horse is not only by a champion but he is out of the multiple Gr 1 winning filly Perfect Promise who flew the South African flag with distinction." ...    Read Further

Midnite Spirit Second Win      

Midnite Spirit continued her top form off her previous seven length victory, winning today by a neck to Tell My Star (Announce), with Lady Justice (Greys Inn) and Spring Blaster (Jet Master) placing respectively behind her ...    Read Further

Tawny Syndicate Sires Toreador And Irish Flame Recent Success      

Both resident sires owned by the Tawny Syndicate - Toreador and Irish Flame - have had Bold Black Type Success in the last week with Roc 'n Rose and Irish Myth respectively ...    Read Further

Invitation: Bush Hill Stud Stallion Day      

Our Bush Hill Stud Stallion Day takes place on 27th July an will see the launch of our new sire prospect for 2014, Redoubte's Promise, and includes visiting stallions for viewing - Noble Tune, The Assayer, A.P. Answer and Just As Well ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud: KZN Yearling Sale 2014      

The Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale once again saw great success with the sale growing substantially each year. Bush Hill sires represented included Kahal, King's Chapel and Toreador across the various farms catalogued from the Cape to KZN, and sold on with great success ...    Read Further

Kahal KZN Breeders Million Mile Double      

In a fitting tribute to champion sire Kahal, he achieved a double on the KZN Breeders Race Day and Million Mile which was a pleasing sight for the now sadly deceased champion sire with No Worries taking the main race by ease from another Kahal, Distinguished ...    Read Further

Passing Of Kahal      

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away this morning of multiple KZN champion sire Kahal ...    Read Further

Seven Length Victory For Midnite Spirit      

Three year old Midnite Spirit galloped to a seven length victory in just her second start over 1200m on the sand track for trainer Mr Janse Van Vuuren and owners Messrs G P & K M Mansour & V C Veeramootoo. She is a daughter of Newton out of Red Spirit by Slew The Red ...    Read Further

Fifth Win For Newton Power      

Bush Hill-bred Newton Power won over 1450m at Turffontein by one and half lengths, to take home the R100 000 MR88 Divided Handicap from Brad's Surge, Victory Cruise and Hillbrow. This is his fifth win to date ...    Read Further

Third Win For Gypsy Fair At Flamingo      

A third win for a horse close to the heart of Bush Hill Stud, the gutsy chestnut filly won over 1200m at Flamingo Park by over two lengths. Gypsy Fair is a daughter of Newton out of Secret Prospector mare Secret Rose and has quite a story to tell ...    Read Further

First King's Chapel Sells For R200 000      

Bush Hill Stud's first day at the National Yearling Sales was greeted with success - selling our three Lots on the first day for an average of close to R200 000 each including the first colt to sell by Kings Chapel ...    Read Further

12th Win For Tetelestai      

Dual Umngeni Handicap Listed winner, Bush Hill-bred Tetelestai, took home his 12th win at the Fairview Polytrack on Friday ...    Read Further

Uncle Tommy Demolishes Quality Field In Highveld Listed      

Kahal gelding Uncle Tommy, smashed a field of sand specialists with two Gr2 Emerald Cup winners finishing second and third respectively - Pylon (by Fort Wood) and our very own multiple Group winner by Kahal - The Mouseketeer, bred by Bush Hill Stud ...    Read Further

At Midnight's Four Length Victory From Four Starts      

At Midnight, bred by Bush Hill Stud, was part of a hattrick win for trainer Garth Puller at Clairwood ...    Read Further

Seal Snatches Gr3 Caradoc Gold Cup In Emphatic Style      

Seal took home the Gr 3 Caradoc Gold Cup at Turffontein on Saturday by almost five lengths carrying top weight of 60.5kgs - giving the second horse Storm Warning (by Jet Master) an additional 5kg beating ...    Read Further

Sir Isaac Takes Home Flamingo Feature      

Sir Isaac registered his third win yesterday in the Flamingo Park Handicap (Non-Black Type) over 1800, winning by half a length. Sir Isaac has found good recent form, winning two of his starts and placing second in the last five starts since February ...    Read Further

Jackodore Takes Nkosazana Listed By Four Lengths      

Toreador's talented five year old daughter Jackodore snatched the Nkosazana Listed by an impressive four lengths from Negev, with Silent Force and Dalalaat placing respectively ...    Read Further

Kahal's Daughter Continues Gr 3 Success      

Classic Illusion waltzed home with another Gr 3 victory under her belt - the Flamboyant Stakes at Greyville on Friday night while She's A Stunner by Toreador finished a strong second in the Gr 3 Lebelo ...    Read Further

Clairwood Double For Bush Hill Stud      

Bush Hill Stud scored a double at Clairwood on New Years Eve with two half-siblings - Agape Reigns and Honour Melchizedek - both horses also pulling off a double for trainer Garth Puller and both are out of mare Count The Carats ...    Read Further

Coronet Peak's Win In Singapore For Kahal      

Comeback galloper Coronet Peak notched his fourth win on the trot when successful in the $75,000 Kranji Stakes C over 1200m on the Polytrack on Friday night. ...    Read Further

Second Win For Malkia      

Our bay filly Malkia, by Bezrin out of Juste Melieu by Mr Justice, won on Sunday at Scottsville impressively by almost a two length margin in very soft going. Learn A Little, Melanchete and Sacred Rose placed respectively behind her. ...    Read Further

400 000 Euro For Kahal Daughter At Goffs      

The names Kahal, Chocolicious and Frankel in one sentence should be enough to get anyone to sit up and take notice! Chocolicious, a Gr 1 Allan Robertson winner and a daughter of Kahal sold for 400,000 Euro at Goff’s in foal to champion racehorse Frankel ...    Read Further

What A Week!      

It was a great weekend in Singapore for the Bush Hill sires, Kahal and King’s Chapel. Their sons Coronet Peak and Boundless Glory both won at Kranji on Friday and Sunday respectively, with Kahal also taking home KZN Breeders Stallion Of The Year ...    Read Further

Kahal's Big Weekend At Sales And Races      

KZN’s leading sire Kahal topped the sires list by aggregate at the Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale, where he was well represented by siblings to the likes of Gr 1 winning Noble Heir, Pierre Jourdan and Hear The Drums ...    Read Further

King Neptune Takes Home Michaelmas Listed      

Mr and Mrs Robert Muir's talented son of Cataloochee, the Bush Hill-bred King Neptune, took home the Michaelmas Listed Handicap over 1900m at Greyville on Friday evening ...    Read Further

King's Chapel Son Places In Singapore Gr 3      

Boundless Glory by Bush Hill Stud's King's Chapel, who is producing exceptional looking foals, ran third behind Holy Empire (Holy Roman Emperor) and Supernova (Carnegie City) in the Gr 3 Saas Fee Stakes in Singapore ...    Read Further

Seal Nominated For KZN Breeders Awards      

Seal, bred by Dr Ian Heyns and born and raised at Bush Hill Stud, has been nominated for two categories at the upcoming KZN Breeders Awards to be held on 16 November
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Kahal Daughter To Be Sold In Foal To Frankel      

Goffs is delighted to announce the addition of another top class mare in foal to Frankel for the forthcoming November Sale. Chocolicious, by Shadwell-owned Kahal (standing at Bush Hill Stud) is carrying her first foal ...    Read Further

Link Man Second In Gr 3 Joburg Spring Challenge      

Six year old talented son of Toreador, Link Man, finished just a length off Potala Palace in the Gr 3 Joburg Spring Challenge. The Gr 1 winning grey gelding bred by Tawny Syndicate ...    Read Further

Cante Libre Takes Home Banyana Listed      

Paul Matchett’s consistent Kahal mare Cante Libre scored her first Stakes win when she brought the curtain down on a festive Emerald Cup day on Saturday, with an emphatic victory in the R150 000 Listed Banyana Handicap ...    Read Further

Irish Flame Full-Sisters Double At Durbanville      

On Wednesday the two full sisters to the former Horse Of The Year won good races at Durbanville – giving the dam Clock The Rock (by Flaming Rock) a rare double seldom achieved by other broodmares. Irish Flame’s three year old full sister Irish Myth ...    Read Further

King Montrose Again For Resident Sire King's Chapel      

A winning return to the racetrack for one of King’s Chapel’s leading progeny, when his son King Montrose won over 1000m in New Zealand recording his tenth career victory from 35 starts ...    Read Further

Dynasty Making Good At Stud: Irish Flame      

Irish Flame has settled into his new career at Bush Hill Stud with ease. "Already sire of a South African Horse Of The Year in Irish Flame, Dynasty’s superb daughter Beach Beauty recently named KZN’s Horse of the Year for the 2013 racing season." ...    Read Further

Double In Singapore For Bush Hill Sires      

The past weekend was again a very productive and exciting one for the Bush Hill sires with them achieving what may well be a first for a South African stud farm with a “weekend double” in Singapore with progeny of King’s Chapel’s and Kahal ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stallion Day Video      

Our stallion day was on the Tellytrack show “Breeding Uncovered” recently. If you missed it and can’t pick it up on the channel loop, below is the link to the insert on YouTube. It features Curved Ball, King's Chapel, Irish Flame, Kahal and Toreador. ...    Read Further

Stallion News From Bush Hill Sires      

The Bush Hill sires have had a flying start to the new racing season and we thought we should share some of the results with you ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Sires Firing      

Newton is getting the winners and places at Flamingo, while Uncle Tommy is looking for success in the Gr 2 Emerald Cup and Toreador continues his winning streak ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Stallion Day 2013      

Bush Hill Stud held our annual stallion day under beautiful midlands weather, a full house of breeders, owners and trainers were present including the who's who of the South African breeding fraternity ...    Read Further

Distinguished Adds Another Black Type For Kahal This Season      

Kahal had two successes on Gold Cup Day as well as Muhtafal - both stallions owned by Shadwell. The first is a placing with Checcetti in the Gr 2 Gold Bracelet, followed by Distinguished in the Darley Arabian Listed ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Stallion Day 2013: Invitation      

Bush Hill Stud will be hosting our annual Stallion Day on 28 July in Mooi River - where we will introduce exciting young sire prospect and multiple Group 1 winner Irish Flame and the proven Toreador, who will be covering his first KZN book of mares this season ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud At The KZN Yearling Sale 2013: Gallery      

Images of a few of our yearlings out at excercise on the promenade and in the sales ring at the 2013 Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale ...    Read Further

No Worries Impressive In Vodacom Durban July      

No Worries by Kahal ran on for a fourth in the Vodacom Durban July for owner Brian Burnard and trainer Gavin Van Zyl. The three year old chestnut gelding impressed in the Daily News 2000 by running a very close second to winner Vercingetorix ...    Read Further

KZN Yearling Sale 2013      

See our draft for the upcoming KZN Yearling Sale taking place 4-5 July at Suncoast ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Success On KZN Breeders Race Day      

Bush Hill Stud and Shadwell Stud enjoyed a good day's racing at the recent KZN Breeders Race Day held at Clairwood with wins from Injaazaat (Muhtafal) and Newton Power (Newton) ...    Read Further

Seal Takes Home Gr 3 Jubilee      

Seal grabbed his ninth victory in the Gr 3 Jubilee Handicap over 1800m at Turffontein from Heavy Metal, Maine Dane and Glorious Jet - amongst a strong field of horses by a quarter of a length, shouldering 61kgs under jockey Francois Herholdt ...    Read Further

No Worries For Kahal      

Kahal continues his scorching form with a number of Group winners and performers over the past season and the Gr 1 Daily News 2000 was not to be excluded. No Worries (in the blue and grey blinkers) by in-form sire Kahal, added major pressure to Vercingetorix ...    Read Further

Agatha Panther Remains In The Money      

Grey filly Agatha Panther, by Newton out of Gunmetal Grey by Fard, won her third start for owner Roy Moodley at Clairwood by half a length from Antonius Pius filly Girlfriend and Apple 'n Spice (by Ashaawes) finishing third, a length off over 1000m ...    Read Further

Speed vs Stamina In South African Thoroughbreds      

The South African sires log is dominated by descendants of two male lines, Northern Dancer and Mr Prospector. Of the top ten sires on the current general sires log, (at the time of writing), five are descendants of Northern Dancer, while two others, Kahal ...    Read Further

Festival Of Fire Adds Another Group Win For Kahal This Season      

Kahal continues his Group race successes this season, with daughter Festival Of Fire taking home the Gr 2 KRA Fillies Guineas at Greyville on Saturday ...    Read Further

Another Great Group Winning Day At Turffontein For Shadwell      

Shadwell once again had an impressive day at Turffontein on Saturday with two Kahal fillies taking home two of the three Grade 2 races - the third being a facile win by a daughter of Malhub and a Gr 1 second place with Muhtafal's Knock On Wood ...    Read Further

Our Draft For 2013 National Yearling Sales      

Our quality draft of yearlings for the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale include a three-quarter brother to Gr 2 winner The Mouseketeer, a half-sister to Constellation and a full-sister to Reign As Kings ...    Read Further

Seal Cracks Eighth Win      

Seal, bred by Dr Ian Heyns and born and raised at Bush Hill Stud, notched up his eighth win at Turffontein today - taking home the Pinnacle Stakes for all horses over 2600m
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More Excitement Around Curved Ball(AUS)      

This week has seen more exciting news for the connections and supporters of Curved Ball, the first and only son of international sire sensation Fastnet Rock, at stud in South Africa. Fastnet Rock has enjoyed some outstanding results ...    Read Further

Toreador Gets Three Stakes Results In Three Provinces      

Toreador, a recent arrival at Bush Hill Stud from the Cape, has settled very nicely into his new home. The most successful son of Danehill to stand in South Africa, he had three of his progeny place in three Stakes races over the weekend at Turffontein, Clairwood and Fairview
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Another Group 1 Winner For Kahal      

Kahal had another fantastic weekend at Turffontein, with his son Love Struck taking home the Gr 1 SA Classic and three others placing in two Group 3 races on the day ...    Read Further

Kahal Gets Double Listed Wins At Vaal Meeting      

KZN's champion sire Kahal had a fantastic day at the Vaal on the sand track yesterday, with two of his progeny - The Mouseketeer and Rebel Queen - winning the Riverside Handicap Listed and the Nkosazana Stakes Listed ...    Read Further

Press Release: Boost For KZN Breeding      

The breeding ranks in KZN have received a major boost with a recent decision taken by the Tawny Syndicate and partners, to renew their support of breeding in Kwa-Zulu Natal. This move involves the relocation of the already proven and successful sire Toreador, and the introduction                        to stud duties of the Equus Horse Of The Year: Irish Flame ...    Read Further

Seal Takes Aquanaut Listed      

Seal bred by Dr Ian Heyns and born and raised at Bush Hill Stud, won the Aquanaut Listed Handicap over 2450m. The five year old gelding who was drawn first, carried top weight of the field. ...    Read Further

King's Chapel - The Past Fortnight      

Warwick Render of Bush Hill gives an exciting update of King’s Chapel’s results over the last few weeks, which have seen a number of placings and wins in various countries including New Zealand and Singapore. "We have seen a steady stream of placings and winners since our                       last update, and I couldn’t let his results of the last fortnight go unnoticed!" ...    Read Further

Newton Power Grabs More Black-Type      

Bush Hill-bred Newton Power ran second by just half a length at Borrowdale Park to Approval Rating in the Zimbabwean Guineas Grade 3, the first leg of the Zimbabwean Triple Crown
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King Neptune Wins At Greyville      

King Neptune, by Cataloochee out of Plutonium by Muhtafal, won at Greyville on the 29th January in a Novice Plate over 1600m. Trained by Dennis Drier and ridden by Sean Cormack, King Neptune won by a quarter length from Lehaaf(ARG) and Red Rover ...    Read Further

2012 Winning Wrap-up For King's Chapel(AUS)      

Warwick Render of Bush Hill Stud is proud to announce plenty of success as he gives a wrap-up of King's Chapel's breeding and racing season. "We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of King's Chapel in his second season at stud in South Africa,"
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Shadwell Sires Produce Listed Weekend Winners      

Love Struck and Knock On Wood each won at Kenilworth and Turffontein over the weekend, both sons of Shadwell sires Kahal and Muhtafal respectively. Love Struck took home the Breeders Cup Politician Stakes Listed, Knock On Wood the London News Gr 3 ...    Read Further

Successful Season For King's Chapel(AUS)      

"As the breeding season draws to an end I thought it may be appropriate to share another interesting and positive past week or so of results with you" - Warwick Render ...    Read Further

Clairwood Double For Bush Hill      

Black-Type Tetelestai and Qahal's Applause provided a quality double for Bush Hill Stud at Clairwood yesterday ...    Read Further

Scottsville Double For Bush Hill      

Bush Hill Stud had two wins at the Scottsville race meeting on Friday, with Indigo Child and Denozzo ...    Read Further

More International Winners For King's Chapel(AUS)      

Warwick Render is enthusiastic about the reports of new resident sire King's Chapel. "The day after King Montrose’s [Gr 3] win he had one runner and that was in Australia, a horse called Chouxshine who also won ...    Read Further

Fastnet Rock Colt Tops Karaka Sale      

Fastnet Rock, sire of the exciting young sire Curved Ball, is enjoying a tremendous season once again. Fresh off winning his first sires premiership, the son of Danehill is again in the headlines with a string of feature race winners ...    Read Further

KZN Breeders Awards Dinner      

Bush Hill Stud and it's clients enjoyed a very successful evening at the annual KZN Breeders Awards dinner held at Bellwood on a misty Saturday evening. An event where typically the breeders come together to celebrate and appreciate the achievements ...    Read Further

King's Chapel(AUS) Produces Group Winner In New Zealand      

Thoroughbred News reports that King Montrose (NZ) has claimed his ninth race victory, his first at stakes level, in the $100,000 Group 3 Lindauer Stewards Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton on Wednesday. King Montrose also ran a tough race for third in Saturday’s Listed ...    Read Further

Shadwell Weekend Racing Success      

Saturday has to go down as a highlight of what Shadwell contributes to racing and breeding here in South Africa, with sire Kahal bringing home a number of winners including a Gr 3 for Festival Of Fire, and Shadwell's victory in the Charity Mile Gr 2 with Mujaarib(AUS) ...    Read Further

KZN Breeders Award Nominations For Bush Hill Stud      

Bush Hill Stud will be represented at the upcoming KZN Breeders Awards by The Mouseketeer, and another proud moment with Dr Ian Heyns' Seal - who was born and raised at our farm
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Enchanted Kingdom Another Gr 3 Winner For Kahal      

Enchanted Kingdom won the Gr 3 Yellowwood Handicap from Without Malice at the Turffontein yesterday, ridden to victory by Chase Maujean. Owned by Messrs GT Peter and Joel Peter, the mare beat a good field ...    Read Further

Malkia Wins At Clairwood      

Malkia, by Bezrin out of Just Milieu by Mr Justice, won the second race at Clairwood this afternoon by four lengths over 1200m. Trained by Garth Puller she was ridden by Collen Thabana, carrying top weight of 60kgs ...    Read Further

Newton Power Second Consecutive Victory      

After producing a dramatic 12 length win in Zimbabwe on 9 September over 1000m, Newton Power followed up with a 3.5 length victory at Borrowdale Park again over 1200m in the Jacaranda Free Handicap for all three year olds ...    Read Further

Another Gr 3 Winner For Kahal      

Festival Of Fire, by Kahal out of Fuel The Fire by Russian Revival, won the Gr 3 Joburg Spring Fillies & Mares Challenge by almost 1.5 lengths. The three-year old filly set a new course record in the process with a time of 1.25.46 ...    Read Further

King's Chapel First Foals      

We have welcomed the first foals of King's Chapel(AUS) this season and it seems there are exciting times ahead for this young sire, judging by the quality of his outstanding foals
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Gr 2 Emerald Cup Entrants For Thursday      

Our home-bred son of Kahal, The Mouseketeer, will be making a return this year in an attempt to bring home a first-ever double after winning the Gr 2 Emerald Cup last year by almost two lengths. The entries also see Newton's son Caryl's Law in the line-up ...    Read Further

King's Chapel(AUS) - More Interesting Facts      

"The comparison I wanted to draw was not between them at all but merely trying to use their proven success as a yardstick for King's Chapel as we head into the breeding season and we get to see more and more of his foals" - Warwick Render ...    Read Further

Newton Power 12-Length Debut Win      

Newton Power stormed to a 12-length victory at Borrowdale Park yesterday, Zimbabwe. The three year old gelding bred by Warwick and Karin Render of Bush Hill Stud is by Newton(IRE) out of a Slew The Red mare, Red Spirit. ...    Read Further

International Winners For Sire King's Chapel(AUS)      

"While we were enjoying the [Bush Hill] Stallion Day and admiring King’s Chapel, he was busy having more winners," reports Warwick Render of Bush Hill Stud. "A big thank you to all who managed to make it to the Stallion Day on Friday," ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Stallion Day 2012      

We held our annual Stallion Day on Friday afternoon on the warmest day Mooi River has seen in some weeks since the recent heavy snowfalls. The day saw an excellent turnout of prominent trainers and breeders from across the board ...    Read Further

Kahal Leading National Sires Log, Newton Seventh      

Two of Bush Hill Stud's resident stallions Kahal and Newton, are in the top 10 National Sires Log (stats up to 13 August 2012) with Kahal securing the lead (stakes of R298 050) followed by Captain Al, Jallad, Var and KZN-bred Jet Master ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Stallion Day Invitation      

Bush Hill Stud will be holding our annual stallion day on Friday 24 August at 12pm. Stallions on view will be Curved Ball(AUS), Kahal(GB), King's Chapel(AUS) and Lion Tamer (from Avalon Stud). Please read further for rsvp details ...    Read Further

Fastnet Rock Leading Australasian Sire      

This season Lonhro will finish second to Danehill's son Fastnet Rock on the general sires table but will collect the Champion 2YO Sire title due in part to the deeds of his outstanding Triple Crown winning son Pierro ...    Read Further

Seal Nominated For Equus Award      

The Equus Stayer (2400m +) nominations has recent Gr 2 Mango Gold Vase winner Seal nominated, along with Blake, In Writing(ARG), Gorongosa(IRE), and Pomodoro
...    Read Further

Fastnet Rock - Sire of Curved Ball(AUS)      

Coolmore Stud has found thoroughbred breeding’s pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. This is an extract from a story in the 2012 Inside Breeding magazine. Coolmore Stud, the big spending conglomerate that outlays a small fortune on the international search ...    Read Further

Press Release: Curved Ball(AUS)      

Bush Hill Stud and Spring Valley Stud, in conjunction with Klawervlei Stud, are excited to announce the arrival of Curved Ball to the KZN Stallion ranks. Curved Ball will stand at Bush Hill Stud for the 2012-13 season ...    Read Further

Press Release: Shadwell Stud      

SHADWELL are pleased to announce the following arrangements for their stallions for the forthcoming Southern Hemisphere covering season in South Africa ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Success On Ladbrokes Gold Cup Day      

Bush Hill Stud had a successful Super Saturday at Greyville, with Tetelestai winning the final race of the day under jockey Anthony Delpech - the Umngeni Handicap Listed by a length, and Seal running a place in the Gr 1 Ladbrokes Gold Cup ...    Read Further

Seal Wins Grade 2 Mango Gold Vase      

Seal, born and raised at Bush Hill Stud for breeder Dr Heyns, won the Grade 2 Mango Gold Vase over 3000m on Vodacom Durban July day ...    Read Further

KZN Yearling Sale 2012 Results      

Bush Hill Stud came away with a successful sale averaging R67 142 for each of our yearlings, with R100 000 achieved for Agape Reigns, the full-sister to Tetelestai ...    Read Further

KZN Yearling Sale 2012      

A few of our horses at the Suncoast KZN Yearling Sale, in the week leading up to the sale that begins Thursday 5 July ...    Read Further

Gutsy Filly Gypsy Fair Wins At Flamingo Park      

"We owed it to the mare to give the foetus a chance. As such we anaesthetised the mare and performed an emergency caesarean - removing a lifeless non-breathing foal from the mare, who was then euthanased" ...    Read Further

The Mouseketeer Wins At Highveld Feature Awards      

The only KZN-bred to take home an award on the evening, The Mouseketeer bred by Bush Hill Stud went home with the award for Sand Specialist ...    Read Further

King's Chapel(NZ) vs Black Minnaloushe(USA)      

Warwick Render of Bushhill Stud was prompted to conduct an interesting exercise and the results were very interesting and most positive ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Produces First Winner For Sire Carpocrates(USA)      

It was a special day of firsts with the news that Night Club produced his first win for sire Carpocrates(USA) at Scottsville, the second that it is the first horse bred by trainer Patrick Lunn, who also co-owns him. The dam Social Club resides at Bush Hill Stud ...    Read Further

King's Chapel(NZ) Syndicate Luncheon      

Bush Hill Stud hosted many of the King's Chapel(NZ) syndicate members to a luncheon on Thursday 8 March, in appreciation of the support they had given the stallion ...    Read Further

Bush Hill Stud Get 1-2-3      

Bush Hill Stud achieved an incredible feat of having 1-2-3 past the winning post in the first race at Arlington yesterday, the R50 000 - SA Classic Day 31 March Maiden Plate over
2000m ...    Read Further

New Foals From Bush Hill Stud      

Bush Hill Stud have a number of beautiful new additions to their farm from well-bred mares this season and we have a look at few of them ...    Read Further

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