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Lot 163 – Our Fair Lady x Var

Boland Stud to offer blue blooded Var filly at National Sale

Boland Stud will be offering, as agent, an exceptionally well bred daughter of leading sire Var at this year’s National Yearling Sale. The filly (Lot 163) in question is out of the Oratorio mare Our Fair Lady, herself a half-sister to this season’s very smart three-year-old Legitimate. The latter, himself a R600 000 yearling purchase, caught the eye when finishing second to the impressive Kommetdieding in January’s Gr.3 Politician Stakes, with Legitimate looking an exciting future prospect for trainer Dean Kannemeyer and owner Khaya Stables.

Via Africa

Champion Sprinter – Via Africa

Our Fair Lady and Legitimate were both produced by Gr.1 SA Fillies Classic heroine Bambina Stripes, who earned nearly R800 000 in stakes during her career. From the immediate family of Gr.1 Premiers Champion Stakes winner Gunner, Bambina Stripes traces back directly in female line to Argentine Oaks winner Aimara. Twice Leading Sire of 2YOs in South Africa, former Gr.1 Prix de l’Abbaye winner Var has proven consistently successful since retiring to stud in South Africa.

Var has firmly established himself as more than capable of siring sensational daughters. To date, Var has 13 graded stakes winning daughters to his credit, including a trio of Gr.1 winning South champions in the form of Sommerlied, Val De Ra, Via Africa and Anything Goes, as well as Zimbabwean champion Mia Finola. Other notable fillies sired by Var include Oaks winner Princess Of Light, Post Merchants victress Varikate, multiple graded stakes winner Schippers, and Gr.1 Allan Robertson Fillies Championship runner up Cavivar.

Gr.1 SA Fillies Sprint – Sommerlied

Lot 163 - G1 Pedigree
Lot 163 - Pedigree
Var - Pedigree

2020 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate – Vardy

Champions Mile – Variety Club

“Some dreams can be bought – buy this filly and the world is your oyster”

Boland Stud invites you to make an excursion to Ceres to view their impressive draft of yearlings for the BloodStock South Africa National Yearling Sale.

From today, until Tuesday 6th April at a time suitable to you. To schedule your visit please contact Eugene Freeman on 0848163741 or email him at Make a day or a long weekend of your trip and come and enjoy all that the beautiful Ceres valley has to offer. We look forward to the pleasure of your company.

From Friday 9th April, yearlings will be at the TBA Complex in Johannesburg for viewing. The BloodStock South Africa National Yearling Sale is taking place on Thursday 15th & Friday 16th April at the TBA Complex, cnr Van Riebeeck &, Rand Airport Rd, Gosforth Park, Germiston, 2094, South Africa.

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