With just a week to go, interest in the Emperor’s Palace National Yearling Sale 2012 has reached fever pitch. The sale marks an important day in the calendars of many horse enthusiasts in South Africa each year.
This year the TBA’s masterful website is serving as a one-stop-shop for the big event; supplying you with everything you need to know. Visit www.tba.co.za for everything from catalogues, to selection tips, to new releases, to how to obtain a buyer’s card. The site offers various forms of catalogues for you to download including the Equiline iPad application which has proved very popular in South Africa in the last 12 months. Keep scrolling and you’ll fine a host of tips on how to select yearlings from the catalogue, including latest news releases involving former graduates from Bloodstock South Africa sales. You can also have a look at all the past results of all sales conducted under BSA – an interesting read no doubt.
And, if you intend buying this year, you’ll find all the instructions you need on how to obtain a buyer’s card. To avoid disappointment, make sure you secure your buyers buyer’s cards long before the start of the sale. This year there are fantastic prizes up for grabs for random buyer’s card holders on both days of the sale including: a stay at The Royal Chundu Lodge in Zambia for two lucky buyers card holders. So make sure you get one!
The website also has an exciting new addition in the form of online sale coverage! The sale will be covered live on both days via webcam. Great news for those who are unable to attend the event in Johannesburg. Make sure you keep in touch with all the action from the sales ring by logging on to www.tba.co.za on Friday 27th April and Sunday 29th April from 11:00. If you plan to be there in person make sure you click on to the website for directions and a detailed map to the venue.
The legendary sale is all quality bloodstock at affordable prices and it’s your chance to secure the next South African equine champion. You simply can’t afford to miss The Emperor’s Palace National Yearling Sales next weekend.
Racing enthusiasts and their families are encouraged to come along to the sale as there will be plenty for everyone to enjoy on both days. Buyers will delight in the new-look sales complex where they can peruse the horses. Whereas historians and horse lovers will love paying a visit to the TBA Museum where they can learn more about the history of horse racing in South Africa and attend the screening of the Legends series highlighting some great horses from the past.
So, make sure you don’t miss out on this spectacular event this year and sign up for your buyer’s card today!.
For more information contact Bloodstock South Africa’s Caroline Simpson or Tom Callaghan on 0113235700.
The sale starts at 11am on 27and 29April – With the 28th being Champions Day Racing – and can be found at the TBA Complex cnr Rand Airport Road and Van Riebeek Rd, Gosforth Park, Germiston.