Studs and sires of South Africa – in pictures

Duke Of Marmalade: stands at Drakenstein Stud in South Africa

PICTURE: Michele MacDonald The studs and stallions of South Africa
1:50PM 25 JAN 2017

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ON a recent trip to Cape Town in South Africa, Michele MacDonald took her camera behind the scenes to visit some of the country's most famous studs and well-known stallions.


Our latest photo essay showcases the famed operations of Avontuur Stud, Drakenstein Stud and Varsfontein Stud as well as stallions such as Var, What A Winter and Gimmethegreenlight.

There's a European theme to the pictures from South Africa as Racing Post Trophy winner Kingsbarns and former Coolmore resident Duke Of Marmalade are now continuing their stallion careers in truly picturesque surroundings.

To view the photo essay, click the link above.

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