Tracey has immigrated to the UK after 8 wonderful years at Klawervlei. In this time, Tracey has been instrumental in the success of the administration, stallion secretary work, foal reporting, NHRA documentation, sales, client liaison, dissemination of information and the general efficiency of all related work at the stud. She is a consummate professional!

In short, Trace has been the familiar warm voice of Klawervlei. She remains a most popular member of the racing and breeding fraternity. Always ready to help in any way, she endeared herself to all who participated in this industry. Her compatriots have a huge love and respect for Tracey.

She is passionate about the horses and watches racing with great joy and enthusiasm, not scared to holler and scream her horse’s home. She remembers each horse’s progress from foal to winner’s box and always proudly announced their success to those who wished to hear. One of her highlights was when her hero Frankie Dettori rode her filly French Legend at Kenilworth on Met day in 2018. The excitement, tension and pride was something to behold and beyond special.

I will miss Trace terribly. She was not only my PA and my right-hand person, but also an amazing friend to my family and I. Tracey was in no small way instrumental in the success of the stud and all who were involved“ says John Koster. “We wish Tracey only the best going forward. We thank this dedicated and wonderful lady with her huge heart and love for the thoroughbred horse. She will always be a part of us. Carpe diem Trace!

Going forward, Fionell Swart will be responsible for our horse and stud administration. Fionell can be reached on

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