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Jackodore Takes Nkosazana Listed By Four Lengths

Jackadore winning the Gr3 Magnolia. Image: Phumelela

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.

The Sean Tarry-trained Jackodore made this her ninth win to date - with 12 places behind her. Owned by Chris Van Niekerk, this is Jackodore's fourth Bold Black Type win to date - her previous Graded wins include the Gr 3 Magnolia Stakes from Chocolicious, and the Swallow Stakes Listed from Variometer and taking home the Gr 2 Merchants from Two Tone.

Toreador(IRE) is a handsome dark bay son of dual hemisphere champion sire Danehill out of Purplepaperchase by Young Generation.

Toreador at Bush Hill Stud, Stallion Day 2013. Image: Candiese Marnewick

Standing at 16 hands, Toreador spent his racing career in Ireland, England and South Africa before retiring to stud.

A four-time winner including the Turffontein Handicap, he also placed 17 times including the Gr 2 Sentinel Sprint, Drill Hall and Hawaii Stakes – as well as a second in the Gr 1 Gold Challenge and Queens Plate.

Commencing stud duties in 2005, he is a sire who holds the accolade of having Stakes Winners in every crop to date - these include Bold Black Types Link Man (Gold Medallion Stakes Gr 1 winner) , Straight Forward, Deliver The Power, Jackodore, She’s A Stunner and Las Ramblas.

He is represented by 10 yearlings at the upcoming Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale, including Lot 3 named Marciano on offer from Roski Stud - a half-brother to Gr2 placed Journeyman who was exported to Dubai this season. Lot 137 is a filly who will attract much attention, being a full-sister to Equus Champion 2YO colt in 2010 - Gr 1 winning Link Man.

Toreador’s combined Sales average for 2012 and 2013 is almost 12 times his service fee. Toreador stood at Bush Hill Stud for R15 000 the past season.

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