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Another year, another Kayf Tara colt picked as best in show

Fifth edition of the TBA event held at Bangor racecourse on Sunday

Claire Sheppard (red), chief executive of the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association, presents David Ford with the winning prize for the champion Kayf Tara colt out of Lifestyle
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His brilliance as a National Hunt sire are by now well-known and for the second year in a row, a colt by Kayf Tara took the title of overall champion at the fifth edition of the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association 'Stars of Tomorow' National Hunt Foal Show at Bangor on Sunday.

The March 13 foal, who was bred by David Ford out of the winning Karinga Bay mare Lifestyle, was exhibited by Goldford Stud.

He had earlier been crowned champion of the category for foals born on or before April 14.

Another of the foals shown by Goldford Stud, on behalf of Dominic Burke, also went home with top honours in the division for filly foals born on or before April 14. The accolade went to a daughter of Martaline who is out the Selkirk mare Miracle Maid, a half-sister to Champion Hurdle hero Katchit.

John Lightfoot's homebred Blue Bresil foal out of the Old Vic mare Youngstar scooped the prize for a colt born on or after April 15, while the award for a filly born on or after April 15 went the way of Dominic Burke and Andrew Brooks' daughter of Sageburg out of the Ballingarry mare Stone Light.

Exhibited by Goldford Stud, he had earlier been crowned champion of the category for foals born on or before April 14.
E.W. Terms