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2014 Ready to Run Sale

Late January marks the CTS book one sale, known as the Cape Thoroughbred Premier Sale. It is where some of the most exciting yearling thoroughbreds are sold, and the prices show just that.

There is a massive incentive that any horse sold, bought back or not sold in this sale will be eligible for entry into a $1,000,000 race in 2016. The colts and fillies were born between August and December 2012 at stud farms all over the country, and each hopeful was checked and scored and the Premier Sale presents some of the best horses. It is a great event, food and wine served whilst faces familiar and new look on at these young horses all polished and cleaned up for their day.

This is the story of the sale.

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