• Maine Chance Farms is one of South Africa’s leading stud farms and has been a TOP 10 breeder for over 20 years.

    The farm has a proud heritage of standing Champion Sires which have included the likes of New South Wales (GB), Jungle Cove (USA), National Assembly (Can), Golden Thatch (Ire), Del Sarto (USA), Regent Street (Arg), Argosy (USA), etc.

    Maine Chance Farms currently stand the leading sires Silvano (Ger) and Black Minnaloushe (USA) as well as the young sire's Querari (Ger) and Vercingetorix (SAF). Scroll down to explore

  • Maine Chance Farms is one of South Africa’s leading stud farms and has been a TOP 10 breeder for over 20 years.

    The farm has a proud heritage of standing Champion Sires which have included the likes of New South Wales (GB), Jungle Cove (USA), National Assembly (Can), Golden Thatch (Ire), Del Sarto (USA), Regent Street (Arg), Argosy (USA), etc.

    Maine Chance Farms currently stand the leading sires Silvano (Ger) and Black Minnaloushe (USA) as well as the young sire's Querari (Ger) and Vercingetorix (SAF). Scroll down to explore

  • Maine Chance Farms is one of South Africa’s leading stud farms and has been a TOP 10 breeder for over 20 years.

    The farm has a proud heritage of standing Champion Sires which have included the likes of New South Wales (GB), Jungle Cove (USA), National Assembly (Can), Golden Thatch (Ire), Del Sarto (USA), Regent Street (Arg), Argosy (USA), etc.

    Maine Chance Farms currently stand the leading sires Silvano (Ger) and Black Minnaloushe (USA) as well as the young sire's Querari (Ger) and Vercingetorix (SAF). Scroll down to explore

  • Maine Chance Farms is one of South Africa’s leading stud farms and has been a TOP 10 breeder for over 20 years.

    The farm has a proud heritage of standing Champion Sires which have included the likes of New South Wales (GB), Jungle Cove (USA), National Assembly (Can), Golden Thatch (Ire), Del Sarto (USA), Regent Street (Arg), Argosy (USA), etc.

    Maine Chance Farms currently stand the leading sires Silvano (Ger) and Black Minnaloushe (USA) as well as the young sire's Querari (Ger) and Vercingetorix (SAF). Scroll down to explore

  • Maine Chance Farms is one of South Africa’s leading stud farms and has been a TOP 10 breeder for over 20 years.

    The farm has a proud heritage of standing Champion Sires which have included the likes of New South Wales (GB), Jungle Cove (USA), National Assembly (Can), Golden Thatch (Ire), Del Sarto (USA), Regent Street (Arg), Argosy (USA), etc.

    Maine Chance Farms currently stand the leading sires Silvano (Ger) and Black Minnaloushe (USA) as well as the young sire's Querari (Ger) and Vercingetorix (SAF). Scroll down to explore

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QUERARI sibling QUIDURA (GB) proves strongest in G3 Valley View Stakes in USA

Gestut Fahrhof’s homebred Quidura (GB) put away rival My Impression (Sky Mesa) and drew clear in the straight to win the G3 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes, the feature race at Keeneland on Friday, by a length and a quarter. Content to sit just off the pace in fourth through the early stages of the race,... read more

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Another G2 Winner for Querari (Ger)

Even money favourite Kangaroo Jack (Querari – Rainbow Flag by Model Man) showed his class with an authoritative win in Saturday’s G2 Joburg Spring Challenge at Turffontein over 1450m. Bred and owned by the Wallace family and trained by Gary Alexander, the 4yo made it 5 wins in a row with an easy 2 length victory in the R400,000 contest, beating... read more

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Tellina (Silvano) – an eye-catching effort in his German debut

Fresh off a six-month break, Maine Chance home-bred Tellina marked his return to action with an eye-catching effort in his German debut for the Andreas Wohler stable. Contesting the Gr.3 German St Leger at Dortmund in the silks of Maine Chance’s German sister stud, Stiftung Gestüt Fahrhof, the Silvano gelding was held up towards the... read more

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Marinaresco (by Silvano) wins the Champions Cup Gr1

MARINARESCO (by Silvano – Gay Fortuna by Fort Wood) winner of the Champions Cup Gr1 on 31 July 2016 by 1,25 lengths from Judicial, No Worries and Saratoga Dancer. Marinaresco was 2nd in the Vodacom Durban July Gr1 and 3rd in the Investec Cape Derby Gr1. Marinaresco has recently been awarded a merit rating of 110. Durban-based... read more

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Querari (GER) gets his first Gr1 Winner

QUERARI FALCON (Querari – Pretty Waves by  Crimson Waves) wins the THEKWINI STAKES (Grade 1) by a length from Dawn Calling. Prominent owner Adriaan van Vuuren paid only R90,000 for Querari Falcon. She is the first Gr 1 produced by the promising Oasis Dream stallion Querari (GER), who stands at Main Chance Farms. Trained by... read more

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Maine Chance Record Breaker!

The pedigree stood out, the specimen stood out and in the end, his price stood out! The pick of the sale, Lot 48,  consigned by Maine Chance Farms, a Dynasty colt out of the full sister to Silvano fetched a record price for a yearling sold on our shores. At R5.2 million he was knocked... read more

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Silvano Offspring Dominate in Durban July

The progeny of 2001 Arlington Million (gr. I) winner Silvano dominated the finish of the 2015 Vodacom Durban July (SAf-I) July 4 at Greyville Racecourse in South Africa. Silvano sons Power King, Punta Arenas, and Tellina ran 1-2-3 to give their sire, South Africa’s champion sire in 2012-2013, the trifecta in the R3.5 million race.... read more

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Newsells is leading vendor at Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1

09/10/2015 Street Cry ex Shastye Newsells Park Stud enjoyed outstanding results at the Tattersalls Book 1 Sale this week finishing as the leading vendor with an aggregate of 8,160,000gns, and an average of 429,474gns for 19 lots sold. The highlight being the sale topper and highest priced auction yearling in the world this year, Lot... read more

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Record Price for Dubawi Colt at Tattersalls October Book 2

Trade on the second day of Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale continued to be strong with the highlight coming at the beginning of the sale when a colt by Dubawi achieved a record breaking price of 725,000 guineas when selling to John Ferguson. The fireworks on Day 2 arrived just before lunchtime... read more

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Yearling filly out of Loveisallyouneed realises 2.1m gns at Tattersalls

07/10/2015 Loveisallyouneed yearling by Dubawi Newsells Park Stud is enjoying a tremendous sale so far with their consignment at Tattersalls Book 1 Sale this year. The highlight being the sale topper today and highest priced yearling this year, Lot 304, a daughter of Dubawi out of Loveisallyouneed, a daughter of the wonderful mare Jude, selling... read more

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Legatissimo shows her star quality in Gr.1 Matron Stakes

13/09/2015 Legatissimo Matron Stakes Legatissimo showed her star quality once again with a comfortable victory in the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes (Gr.1) over 1m at Leopardstown yesterday for owners Michael Tabor, Mrs John Magnier and Derrick Smith. Bred, raised and sold by Newsells Park Stud, it was a top-class performance by this three-year-old filly.... read more

Auction Sales

BSA National Yearling Sale 2016

Lot 58

DAY TRIP

FILLY

by SILVANO (GER) - DAILY FLIGHT

by JET MASTER

Lot 80

ERIN SILVER

FILLY

by SILVANO (GER) - EVEN DRIFT

by WESTERN WINTER (USA)

Lot 116

GOOD GOLLY

FILLY

by BLACK MINNALOUSHE (USA) - GRACE O'MALLEY

by NORTHERN GUEST (USA)

Lot 134

HOLLYWOOD ON SET

FILLY

by JAY PEG - HOLLYWOOD DREAMS

by VICTORY MOON

Lot 158

JOKING

FILLY

by QUERARI (GER) - JAMBALAYA

by SILVANO (GER)

Lot 167

JAKO

COLT

by GITANO HERNANDO (GB) - JOLLY BROLLY

by NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (USA)

Lot 232

NOR'WEST ARCH

FILLY

by SILVANO (USA) - NOR'WESTER

by VICTORY MOON

Lot 264

PENNY ROYAL

FILLY

by CAPTAIN AL - PLATINUM PRINCESS

by RAKEEN (USA)

Lot 267

ICE ART

FILLY

by QUERARI (GER) - POLAR ART

by WESTERN WINTER (USA)

Lot 281

ROMANI

FILLY

by GITANO HERNANDO (GB) - RASPBERRY

by NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (USA)

Lot 330

STEEL ROSE

COLT

by GITANO HERNANDO (GB) - SINGLE ROSE

by JOSHUA DANCER (USA)

Lot 361

SOLANO

COLT

by SILVANO (USA) - SUGAR ALMOND

by AL MUFTI (USA)

Lot 425

WISH

FILLY

by PHILANTHROPIST (USA) - WOODEN DOLL

by FORT WOOD (USA)

Stallions

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Black Minnaloushe

Black Minnaloushe

(USA)

Storm Cat - Coral Dance
by Green Dancer

Sire of 60 International stakes horses, 3 Champions and 18 G1 performers.

Lateral

Lateral

(GB)

Singspiel - Ligona
by Aragon

Champion First Season Sire 2014. Sire of Golden Slipper G1 winner BILATERAL.

Querari

Querari

(GER)

Oasis Dream - Quetena
by Acatenango

A Leading First Season Sire 2015

Silvano

Silvano

(GER)

Lomitas - Spirit Of Eagles
by Beau’s Eagle

Champion South African Sire 2013. Sire of 40 G1 horses, 18 G2 horses, 17 G3 horses and 41 Listed horses.

Vercingetorix

Vercingetorix

(SAF)

Silvano - National Vixen
by National Assembly

Equus Champion, International G1 Winner, Timeform 124