Matador Man looking a picture in the Gr1 Champion Cup pre race parade. He placed third in front of Bela-Bela. Image: Candiese Marnewick

The Scott Bros’ Highdown Stud has sold numerous high class performers at past renewals of the National Two Year Old Sale, and have previously offered such Equus Champions as Talktothestars and The Apache at this particular auction, as well as Listed and Gr1 placed Matador Man.

With a large draft of 26 juveniles on offer at this year’s Two Year Old Sale, which takes place on August 17th and 18th, there is every chance another champion will emerge from the Scott Bros’ 2017 National Two Year Old Sale draft.

Resident stallion Mogok is a proven G1 sire, whose offspring include champions The Apache and Wild One. He has seven lots here, including a colt out of a G2 placed daughter of champion sire/broodmare sire Southern Halo (Lot 5), a full-sister to smart, multiple Hong Kong winner Monsieur Mogok (Lot 49), a half or full brother to seven winners who is bred on the same cross as G1 winning champion Wild One (Lot 99), a filly from the same family as top class sires National Assembly, Philanthropist, Sovereign Dancer and What A Pleasure (Lot 330), a colt from the same family as G1 SA Classic winner Glamour Boy (Lot 408), a filly out of nine time stakes winner Heartbreaker (Lot 427), and a colt whose dam is an own sister to Equus Champion Long Dollar (Lot 467).

Mogok’s stable mate, and Breeders’ Cup champion, Miesque’s Approval is a proven sire of stakes winners, with his son Judicial (a former 2YO Sale graduate) having banked more than R1.8 million in prize money. Miesque’s Approval’s five lots at the sale include a filly from the family of G1 winning champion Candidato Roy (Lot 72), a filly whose dam is a half-sister to an Argentinian G1 winner (Lot 173), a filly from the same family as recent Kuda Sprint winner Bold Respect (Lot 259), a filly out of a winning daughter of the great Irish sire Danehill Dancer (Lot 339), and a colt out of a daughter of Fillies Guineas runner up Winter Ade (Lot 386).

Giant’s Causeway’s G3 winning son Eightfold Path has five lots here, including a colt whose third dam won the Fillies Guineas (Lot 164), a colt out of a stakes winning sister to the dam of champion The Apache (Lot 184), a colt out of a speedy five time winner (Lot388), a filly from the same family as champion US filly Chilukki (Lot 394), and a filly out of a winning ½ sister to G2 winner Monet (Lot 409).

Another son of Giant’s Causeway, triple group winner Await The Dawn has a filly from the same family as Met winner Angus (Lot 75) in this draft, while Storm Cat’s proven G1 sire son Brave Tin Soldier has a colt whose relatives include Derby winner Soldier Field (Lot 385).

G1 Middle Park Stakes winner Crusade has made a positive start with his first 2yo runners this season and the half-brother to dual Oaks winner Seventh Heaven is the sire of a filly from the same family as G2 November Handicap winner Jungle Sands (Lot 463).

Unbridled’s Song’s beautifully bred son Noble Tune has one of his first two-year-olds on offer here, in the form of a half-brother to four winners, including G3 August Stakes third Prime Mover (Lot 195), while former Horse Of The Year Irish Flame is the sire of a filly whose dam is a half-sister to G3 winner Jalberry and to the dam of G1 Cape Guineas winner Solo Traveller (Lot 64).

New Zealand classic winner and champion King’s Chapel is the sire of a filly whose relatives including successful US sire Forest Wildcat (sire of, among others, Var) (Lot 292), while Fastnet Rock’s Dingaans winner Curved Ball is the sire of filly whose dam won four times up to 1400m (Lot 434).

Dual classic winner The Sheik, sire of smart stakes performers Sheikitupbaby and Sheik’s Brashee from limited chances, has two in this draft –a filly whose winning dam is a sister to the classic placed dam of recent KZN Breeders Million Mile winner Matador Man (Lot 188), and a filly whose granddam is a half-sister to 2 stakes winners (Lot422).

-www.tba.co.za

Click on the Lot numbers to view the catalogue pages for our draft at the National 2YO Sale

lot name sex sire dam stable
5 Lord Caro c. Mogok Lady Caroloty E1
49 Madam Diva f. Mogok Miss Madam F17
64 Berry Flambeau f. Irish Flame Mulberry F16
72 Jet To Paris f. Miesque’s Approval Netjet F15
75 Belle Of The Dawn f. Await The Dawn Noble Vixen F14
99 Movie Magic c. Mogok Picture Show E2
164 15sheisapromqueen c. Eightfold Path Sheisapromqueen E3
173 Belazada f. Miesque’s Approval Sincronizada F13
184 15sugar Magnolia c. Eightfold Path Sugar Magnolia E4
188 Sun On Sand f. The Sheik Sunshine Ruby F12
195 Noble Leader c. Noble Tune Take The Lead E5
259 Repent f. Miesque’s Approval Admiration F11
292 Sassy Queen f. King’s Chapel Blue Eyed Queen F10
330 Princess Cozzene f. Mogok Cozzenes Princess F26
339 Tapdance Ally f. Miesque’s Approval Dance For Susan F25
385 Brave Detail c. Brave Tin Soldier Finest Detail E6
386 Winterton c. Miesque’s Approval First Winter E7
388 Eight Got Zip c. Eightfold Path Flashy E8
394 Wings Of Light f. Eightfold Path Flyingwithoutwings F24
408 He’s All Glamour c. Mogok Glamourous Guest E9
409 Glitter Path f. Eightfold Path Glitterati F23
422 Pharoah’s Time f. The Sheik Harmony Time F22
427 Pulse f. Mogok Heartbreaker F21
434 Power Pitch f. Curved Ball Horsepower F20
463 Jungle Jane f. Crusade Jungle Princess F19
467 Master Magic c. Mogok Keen To Travel F18