Predicting the top lot at a bloodstock sale is no easy task, but one can be certain the bids will come thick and fast when Rabada’s half-brother comes up for sale at Sunday’s Emperors Palace Ready-To-Run Sale at the TBA complex in Germiston. A total of 111 two-year-olds will come under the hammer of auctioneers Andrew Miller and Graeme Hawkins. The sale begins at 2pm. The half-brother to Rabada (lot 85) is named Hurricane Harry and the youngster is by Trippi, champion sire in 2016. The stallion has produced such top performers as Inara, Deo Juvente and Real Princess. Rabada was trained by Michael Azzie and it would be no surprise if the Gauteng trainer, who has often hit the headlines at bloodstock sales, was involved in the bidding again. “Rabada was a top-class racehorse — he raced eight times for me, winning five times. I was convinced he would win the July. “I will be going to have a look at his half-brother on Wednesday,” added Azzie, whose Argentinian import Hat Puntano will b...

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