Perfect Start For Mrs Browning

Ridgemont Highlands’ prominent young sire Rafeef is seldom out of the news these days, and the former G1 Computaform Sprint winner came up with yet another eye catching winner at Turffontein on Tuesday afternoon. Rafeef’s two-year-old daughter Mrs Browning made the perfect start to her racing career when she made a winning debut in open […]

Impressive Maiden Break For Meridius

Ridgemont Highlands’ exciting resident sire Canford Cliffs came up with a 12th winner from his first South African conceived crop of two-year-olds when his promising son Meridius broke his maiden impressively at the Vaal on Tuesday. Under Ryan Munger, Meridius proved far too strong for his six rivals in Tuesday’s Maiden Plate (1600m), with […]

Daisy Blooms At Turffontein

Ridgemont Highlands’ five time G1 winning sire Canford Cliffs pulled further clear on South Africa’s Leading First Season Sires List for 2021-2022 this weekend. Not only did Canford Cliffs’  daughter Totally Rocks win at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on Saturday, a pair of Canford Cliffs fillies finished first and second in open company at Turffontein the following […]

Royal Ascot Joy For Barnane Stud

Barnane Stud made headlines at Royal Ascot on Friday when the Barnane bred and owned gelding Candleford swept to a brilliant, six length win in the Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes. Trained by William Haggas, the four-year-old had not been seen in competitive action since winning at Kempton in November, but was nevertheless prominent in the […]

Canford Cliffs – A True Royal Ascot Star

Royal Ascot is arguably the most prestigious race meeting in the world, with only the best  thoroughbreds capable of winning at the elite level at the showpiece festival. Few, if any, thoroughbreds in the modern era have a more impressive strike rate at Royal Ascot than Ridgemont Highlands’ star miler Canford Cliffs. The brilliant son […]

Stellar National Yearling Sale Draft For Ridgemont Highlands

Leading thoroughbred nursery, Ridgemont Highlands, will be offering a very imposing draft at April’s Bloodstock South Africa National Yearling Sale. The farm’s National consignment will be offering yearlings by such prominent G1 winning stallions as Canford Cliffs, Danon Platina, Gimmethegreenlight, Rafeef, and the sadly deceased Var. Ridgemont Highlands will also be acting as agent for […]

Pinnacle Becomes Latest Canford Cliffs Winner

Ridgemont Highlands’ inform stallion Canford Cliffs came up with another eye catching two-year-old winner when his first South African crop daughter Pinnacle justified favouritism at Fairview on Monday. Placed in each of her three previous starts, the Gavin Smith trained filly was dispatched a warm favourite for Monday’s Welcome To Nelson Mandela Bay Racing Maiden […]

I Am Regal Impresses On Debut

Ridgemont Highlands’ exciting resident stallion Canford Cliffs came up with his third winner from his first South African born crop when his two-year-old daughter I Am Regal made a winning debut at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Sunday. Trained by Paul Peter, I Am Regal was allowed to start a 5-1 shot for Sunday’s Durban Child And […]

Union Square Romps Home On Debut

Ridgemont Highlands’ red hot resident stallion Rafeef has some very exciting two-year-olds this season, and the G1 winning son of Redoute’s Choice looks to have yet another bright juvenile prospect in the form of Union Square. The latter, a colt trained, like Rafeef himself, by Mike De Kock, lived up to the hype when he […]

Success For De Kock’s Rafeef Filly Bonnaroo

Ridgemont Highlands’ red hot resident stallion Rafeef looks to have yet another potentially smart sort to his hands in the form of Bonnaroo. The latter, trained, like her sire and dam, by Mike de Kock, broke her maiden at the third time of asking when putting up a smart effort at Turffontein on Saturday afternoon. […]