(Photo : Leigh Willson)
EMPERORS PALACE READY TO RUN GALLOPS
Summerhill Stud, Mooi River
Friday 19th October 2012
Thabani has worked with the pre-training division for the past 5 years. Last year he got the opportunity to attend the School of Management Excellence on Summerhill Stud and won Top Student of 2011. The top student of this course wins a scholarship to the English National Stud Course the following year; which Thabani has just returned from and where he won Top Practical Student of 2012. Thabani has always had a passion for riding and often ponies the strings down to the track. Thabani is a great leader and team player and loves teaching his fellow staff members new things he’s learnt aboard.
Thabani’s top filly and top colt for this year’s Ready to Run Sale are:
Lot 167: Lady of the Lords (Stronghold x Bindella) (F)
She is a tall classy filly. She loves to work and stretches out well with a good action. Sired by Champion European Handicapper of 2008, Stronghold. Here dam is a sister to Free to Sing (5 wins including 4th in the The Langerman G3). From the international family of Billie Osage (15 wins including the Memorial Day Handicap L), Sun Master (12 wins including the Boojum Handicap G3), Syncopate (16 wins including the True North Handicap G2), Attilals Storm (5 wins including the Toboggan Handicap G3), Sun Watcher (5 wins including 2nd in the Heritage Stakes G2) and Wild Dancer (12 wins including 3rd in the Pilgrim Stakes G3).
Lot 7: Plumtree (Kahal x Fragrant Forest) (C)
A well balanced, eye catching individual. He has a long stride and the best attitude you’ll find in a colt. By the sire of Mannequin, Fisani, Vangelis and Tales of Bravery. From the family of Diorissimo (12 wins including the Garden Province Stakes G1), Scented Royal - ARCSA Champion 2-year-old filly (4 wins including the Ascot Fillies Nursery Stakes G3 and 2nd in the South African Fillies Sprint G1), Texan Summer - Equus Champion 3-year-old Sprinter (7 wins including the Poinsettia Stakes G3) and Sweet Sanette (8 wins including the Sycamore Sprint 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.