Wilgerbosdrift’s outstanding broodmare Halfway To Heaven achieved another impressive feat when her G1 winning sons Golden Ducat (by Philanthropist) and Rainbow Bridge (by Ideal World) ran first and second in Saturday’s G1 World Sports Betting Champions Cup (1800m) run at Hollywoodbets Greyville this weekend. Both geldings are trained by Eric Sands, and both the four-year-old Read more about HALFWAY TO HEAVEN DOMINATES CHAMPIONS CUP[…]

Soft Falling Rain filly wins on debut

Wilgerbosdrift’s deceased sire Soft Falling Rain came up with yet another debut winner, when his three-year-old daughter Bloom scored at Fairview on Friday afternoon. Bred by Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein, the Alan Greeff trained filly bolted up to win, going away, by two and a quarters over 1200m and Bloom looks unlikely to stop here. Bloom, Read more about Soft Falling Rain filly wins on debut[…]

Flower Alley grandson lands La Jolla Handicap

Wilgerbosdrift’s inform stallion Flower Alley is already showing considerable promise as a broodmare sire, and the former G1 Travers Stakes winner was back in the headlines as a broodmare sire on Sunday when his maternal grandson Smooth Like Strait won the G3 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar. In the process, Smooth Like Strait accounted Read more about Flower Alley grandson lands La Jolla Handicap[…]


Wilgerbosdrift enjoyed some superb results at last week’s Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale. The Piketberg farm ended the two day sale, as leading vendors, with Wilgerbosdrift’s 18 lots to sell (from 20 offered) grossing R16.655 million. The farm’s draft averaged an impressive R925 278 -an impressive result when considering the sale’s overall average price stood Read more about WILGERBOSDRIFT TOP NATIONAL SALE[…]