Turffontein is by the Champion 2YO and successful sire Johannesburg out of the Dr Grace mare Spirit of Grace. Johannesburg was the Champion 2YO Colt in Europe, France, Great Britain, Ireland and the USA. In his 2YO season, he was the winner of 6 Group 1 races across four countries, including the Breeders' Cup Juvenile in the USA. He is the sire of the amazingly successful stallion Scat Daddy.
Turffontein was a very talented and remarkably durable racehorse. A Sydney winner at two, he went on to compete at the highest level for another three seasons. A terrific sprinter miler, Turffontein numbered the Group 1 MRC Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and the Group 1 MVRC William Reid Stakes amongst his five victories. He was Group 1 placced on another three occasions and retired to stud with racetrack earnings of $1,271,250.
Turffontein has so far sired 6 individual Stakes winners, including dual Group winning fillies and Blue Gum Farm graduates Fontein Ruby and Fontiton. He is also the sire of the Group winning millionaire Widgee Turf. With over 54% winners to runners, Turffontein's yearlings have sold for up to $170,000 with Fontiton being sold as a filly off the track for $1,100,000.