Ready To Run Catalogue Full Of Quality

The catalogue for New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds is now available online.


Ready To Run Catalogue Full Of Quality

The catalogue for New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds is now available online.

The most successful Sale of its kind in Australasia, NZB’s Ready to Run Sale has celebrated 110 stakes wins in the past five seasons alone, nearly double the number of our closest competitor.

Graduates of the Sale have won 19 Group 1 races in the same time, cementing its position as a prolific producer of successful racehorses.

Headlined by the recent Group 1-winning performances of Gingernuts (NZ) (Iffraaj) and Hall of Fame (NZ) (Savabeel) – graduates of the Sale have won the Rosehill Guineas, New Zealand Derby, Levin Classic, Futurity Stakes, Emirates Stakes, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Caulfield Cup, Australian Derby, Easter Handicap, Haunui Farm Classic, Hong Kong Mile, Stradbroke Handicap, Auckland Cup, International Stakes and Victoria Derby.

This year’s catalogue has attracted 437 two-year-olds prepared by New Zealand’s best horse educators. A wide range of 117 sires from New Zealand and Australia are represented.

Catalogue highlights include:

* 48 siblings to stakes performers including siblings to Group 1 winners Adventador, Savaria, Sofia Rosa, Magic Cape, Zabrasive, Able One, Kawi, Silent Achiever, Brambles and King Mufhasa; andGroup 1-placed Strada Cavallo, Allez Eagle, Fazzle, Formality, Frolic and Kabayan.

* The progeny of 76 stakes performers including progeny of Group 1-winning dams Champagne and Quintessential; and Group 1-placed dams Danasia, Fatal Attraction, Laebeel and Singalong.

* 38 horses nominated for the Karaka Million, 6 fillies nominated for the Pearl Series, 128 horses that are BOBS eligible, 19 Super VOBIS nominated horses, and one QTIS eligible two-year-old.

* New Zealand sires such as Alamosa, Dalghar, Darci Brahma, Guillotine, Iffraaj, Jimmy Choux, Keeper, Makfi, Niagara, Ocean Park, O’Reilly, Pins, Pentire, Per Incanto, Power, Redwood, Reliable Man, Rip Van Winkle, Rock ’n’ Pop, Savabeel, Shamexpress, Shocking, Showcasing, Super Easy, Swiss Ace, Tavistock and Zacinto.

* Australian sires such as All Too Hard, Animal Kingdom, Choisir, Delago Deluxe, Denman, Epaulette, Exceed And Excel, Fastnet Rock, Foxwedge, Hinchinbrook, I Am Invincible, Jakkalberry, Medaglia d’Oro, More Than Ready, Pierro, Redoute’s Choice, Smart Missile, Snitzel, So You Think, The Factor and Written Tycoon.

There were a number of star racetrack performers last season with 27 stakes races won by 16 graduates of the Ready to Run Sale. Adding the icing on the cake were Group 1 victories by Sale graduates Gingernuts and Hall of Fame.

Dual Group 1 winner Gingernuts triumphed on both sides of the Tasman in his three-year-old season with the Group 1 New Zealand Derby and Group 1 Rosehill Guineas for Te Akau Racing.

Also achieving Group 1 success was Hall of Fame, winning the Group 1 Levin Classic, the third consecutive year a graduate of the Ready to Run Sale has won the Group 1 three-year-old feature following the win by Dukedom (NZ) (Bachelor Duke) in 2016 and Gaultier (NZ) (Rios) in 2015.

Graduates shining the light for the Sale in Singapore include stakes winners Be Bee (NZ) (Showcasing), Alibi (NZ) (Darci Brahma), Countofmontecristo (NZ) (Echoes of Heaven), Bahana (NZ) (Elusive City) and reigning Singapore Horse of the Year Debt Collector (NZ) (Thorn Park).

Other stakes winning graduates last season include Macau-based victors Bobo So Cute (Savabeel), Luen on Treasure (Dane Shadow) and Kelowna Star (NZ) (Sufficient); Selangor Gold Cup winner Listen (NZ) (Iffraaj); Listed winners Maybe Miami (NZ) (Iffraaj), Mongolian Wolf (Pluck), Cylinder Beach (NZ) (Showcasing); and Sacred Master (NZ) (Mastercraftsman) who won the Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup.

Every horse entered in the Ready to Run Sale has the opportunity to Breeze Up with the last 200m of their work filmed and timed. Breeze-Ups are set to be conducted at Te Rapa Racecourse on 16 & 17 October, and the footage will be available online from 20 October.

New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale will be held on 22 & 23 November with selling commencing at 11am each day.

To view New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale catalogue online, click here.

To request a catalogue please email Faye Hunt at [email protected] or call +64 (0)9 298 0055.

For further information please visit www.nzb.co.nz

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