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NZ Breeding

Quality Mares Available At Karaka Sale

The broodmare category of the 2017 New Zealand Bloodstock National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale is set to be the source of quality producers, breeding prospects and mares in foal to popular and proven stallions.

New Format For Karaka 2018

A major review of New Zealand Bloodstock's annual yearling showcase has resulted in the introduction of a new sales format for Karaka 2018.

Showcasing Filly Clinches Southern Series Win

North Island raider Nikita won the battle in Saturday’s Listed Warstep Stakes at Riccarton but it was Invercargill filly Showemup who won the war as she was crowned New Zealand Bloodstock Southern Filly of the Year.

John Foote Leads Buyers at South Island Sale

The 2017 edition of the National Yearling Sales Series: South Island Sale in Christchurch saw a total of 61 horses sold for $NZ1.070 million.

Tivaci to stand at Waikato Stud

Tivaci will head to Waikato Stud in New Zealand following his win in the Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick.

Pedigree Updates For South Island Sale

Recent race results have provided numerous pedigree updates for New Zealand Bloodstock’s South Island Sale to held at the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch on April 21.

Timely Win Promotes Karaka Sale

Kranji winner Infantry has provided next month’s National Weanling, Broodmare and Mixed Bloodstock Sale at Karaka with a timely winner.

Good Weekend For Karaka Graduates

Karaka graduate Five To Midnight broke through for his first stakes win in Saturday’s Listed Hawke’s Bay Gold Cup at Hastings.

The Count WIns Again At Kranji

Undefeated Karaka Ready to Run Sale graduate Countofmontecristo became the first stakes winner for his sire Echoes Of Heaven when he made it five out of five in Singapore’s 3YO Classic at Kranji on Friday.

Tavistock Tops Cambridge Stud Roster

Tavistock remains at the top of the Cambridge Stud roster after the New Zealand stud announced its fees for 2017.

Karaka Sale Big Attraction For Pinhookers

New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale has received widespread attention as an early part of the story behind dual Group 1 winner Gingernuts.

Buyers Missed Group One Winner Charmont

There was a missed opportunity at the 2013 New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Sale at Karaka as one of the passed in yearlings was Charmont, winner of the G1 New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes at Te Rapa on Saturday.

South Island Sale Debut For New Vendors

The yearlings at New Zealand Bloodstock’s upcoming South Island Sale will be presented by a host of respected and skilled vendors, including a newcomer to the vendor ranks.

Sweet Orange Moves To Queensland

A lack of support has resulted in the relocation to Australia of the imported sire Sweet Orange, a son of the champion American stallion War Front.

Savabeel Fee Stays At $100,000

Waikato Stud are making no changes to their 2017 stallion service fees.

Iffraaj Enjoys Success As a Broodmare Sire

Leading shuttle sire Iffraaj extended his influence on Saturday as he is the dam sire of Melody Belle, a daughter of the late Australian sire Commands who won the G1 Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes at Awapuni.