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NZ Breeding

Zacinto moves north

Exciting young sire Zacinto will now be on the doorstep of Waikato breeders with Kevin and Jo Hickman’s Valachi Downs set to stand the son of Dansili in the 2018 season.

War Decree Retires to Inglewood

In a major boost for New Zealand breeding, Inglewood Stud, in partnership with Kevin Hickman’s Valachi Downs, has secured exciting young entire War Decree for stud duties in 2018.

Tax Stimulus For NZ Breeding Industry

New Zealand’s Minister for Racing Winston Peters has announced changes to bloodstock tax rules as part of Budget 2018.

A New Story For Norwegian Park Stud

A Group One-performed son of champion stallion Savabeel will take Norwegian Park to a new level when he begins his stud career there later this year.

Successful Buying Strategy Continues For Russo

A long-held friendship with well known New Zealand breeder Tim Harrison has paid dividends for Bluegrass Bloodstock principal Lenny Russo after lightly raced galloper Lucky For All made it three wins from three Australian starts at Caulfield on Saturday.

Willetts OnThe Mark With Leicester

New Zealand bloodstock agent Paul Willetts has a well-earned reputation as a man who can spot equine talent at a young age and that was emphasised once again on Saturday when Leicester took out the South Australian Derby at Morphettville.

Brodmares Boost Finish To Karaka May Sale

A strong finish featured the second day of the 2018 Karaka May Sale with a run of quality broodmares posting figures to increase the aggregate, average and median results from last year.

Australian Buyers Lead The Way At Karaka

The opening day of the Karaka May Sale provided total receipts of $NZ2,096,250 with 141 lots selling to a predominantly domestic and Australian buyers.

More Success For Dijon Bleu Team

The New Zealand Bloodstock Select Sale at Karaka is where it all began for this season’s NZ Filly of the Year Dijon Bleu and the same connections struck black type gold for a second time when Secret Allure won Saturday’s Listed Champagne Stakes at Riccarton.

Increased Fee For Dalghar

New Zealand’s Brighthill Farm have released stallion fees for 2018 with Anabaa’s son Dalghar to stand for an increased fee of $NZ10,000 (plus GST).

Willow Glen To Stand Fastnet Rock Group Winner

Willow Glen’s successful association with the Inner Mongolia Rider Horse Industry has gone to another level with the Waimate stud to stand Mongolian Falcon.