AMAZE ME GRACE wins her second in a romp

Four year old Indiana Bred filly AMAZE ME GRACE  (Stormy Atlantic) won her second race with ease wiring the field at Indiana Grand going 1 1/16 on the turf. She won by almost 7 lengths. AMAZE ME GRACE is owned by Edward A. Seltzer, Beverly Anderson & Jamie Corbett. She was bred by  Edward A. Seltzer and is trained by Anthony J. Granitz.

Var Filly Tops Sale Well-related good-looker grabs the limelight

The Emperors Palace Johannesburg Ready To Run Sale came to a close on Friday after evening after two solid sessions of spirited bidding

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Highest price of R1,2 million was paid by Mayfair Speculators for a beautiful Var filly consigned by Balmoral Stud.  (This filly was selected for resale last January by a Doyle / Kirkwood partnership.)

Ice Queen is out of Baltic Beauty, a full sister to champion racemare, Mother Russia, who won 13 of her 27  starts, including four Gr 1’s.

Var Var – top class racers produced over many seasons

Super  sire Var is a noted producer of high-class fillies – his best daughters including Gr1 winning champions as Val De Ra and Via Africa, as well as the top class graded winners Princess Of Light, A Womens Way, Valdivia, and the Gr1 filly Schiffer.

Var’s daughters are also showing promise at stud, and he already features as broodmare sire of smart stakes winner Mambonick (by Mambo In Seattle) and the leading Fillies Guineas hope, and Gr3 Starling Stakes winner She’s A Giver (by Philanthropist).

We saw another smart Var on the up at Kenilworth on Wednesday when Sommerlied, a Maine Chance Farms bred and owned filly, won her second start on the trot for Dennis Drier. She is rumoured to be very good and has done little to dispel that so far!