2023 Ready to Run Sale
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Behind the Scenes at the Breeze Ups
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Breeze Up Highlights
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Mark Forbes, Kiltannon Stables
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Gordon Cunningham, Curraghmore
2023 Ready To Run Sale | Prima Park, Kelly Van Dyk
Prima Park is in the midst of a timely purple patch of form with a raft of graduate wins coming in a matter of weeks.
2023 Ready to Run | Expert Horse People - Sam Beatson, Riversley Park
NZ is home to expert horsemen and women who elevate the Kiwi-bred status, giving young thoroughbreds a winning edge. These handlers, preparers, breakers, educators, and trainers profoundly understand the characteristics unique to NZ-born and raised horses and capture their strengths to give them every opportunity.
NZB Ready to Run Breeze Ups | Graeme Rogerson
Graeme Rogerson is at today’s NZB Ready to Run Sale Breeze Ups, keeping an eye out for the next Sharp ‘N’ Smart (NZ) (Redwood) or Solidify (NZ) (Redwood), two Team Rogerson Racing Stables stars that are Ready to Run Sale graduates
2023 NZB Ready to Run | TVC
Highlights from the 2022 Ready to Run Sale
2023 Ready to Run Breeze Up Interviews - Andrew Williams, Phill Cataldo and Janine Dunlop
All are welcome to attend the Ready to Run Sale Breeze Ups and a number of international and domestic bloodstock agents were at Te Rapa Racecourse last week, to see first-hand how these two-year-olds handled the occasion.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Woburn Farm, Adrian Stanley
We have a chat with Worbun Farm principle Adrian Stanley at his on-farm parades. Woburn Farm present some quailty lots amongst their draft including Lot 116, a half-brother to Hong Kong Star Lucky Sweynesse (NZ)
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Lilywhites Lodge, Derek Nolan
We caught up with Derek Nolen from Lilywhite’s Lodge to discuss the largest draft he and wife Sophia have presented at the Ready to Run Sale, with 19 lots set to be offered over the two-days of selling. In a move that is garnering good interest, Lilywhites present eight quality fillies for this market and are pleased with the line of horses they are offering at the Sale.
2023 Ready To Run | Leanach Lodge, Ross MacKay
We had a chat with Ross MacKay about Leanach Lodges upcoming Ready to Run draft and his thoughts on the sale.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Gemma Reilly
Gemma Reilly has made her first trip to Karaka for this week’s Ready to Run Sale and is on the lookout for the next star to add to her boutique Victoria-based training operation, GR Racing.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | David Hayes
Legendary Hong Kong-based trainer David Hayes is delighted to be back at Karaka after a four year hiatus. Family operation Lindsay Park Racing, which is now helmed by his three sons Ben, JD and Will, has enjoyed huge success recently with Ready to Run Sale graduate Mr Brightside (NZ) (Bullbars), and the team are on the lookout for more quality kiwi thoroughbreds.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Lorraine Forbes
Kiltannon Stables were delighted with their Savabeel colt, Lot 80, being knocked down to the bid of Trent Busuttin for Busuttin Racing and Group One Bloodstock for $400,000.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | HY Cheng
The Ready to Run Sale started with a roar today, signaling what was to come, with Lot 1 selling to HY Cheng for $400,000 with the colt by El Roca is likely destined for Malaysia.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Eion Kemp
It was an emotional moment for vendor Eion Kemp of Kilgravin Lodge after Lot 45 fetched a record price for his Matamata-based operation. The Written Tycoon colt, sold for $725,000 online to the bid of Blandford Bloodstock and Andrew Williams Bloodstock.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Richard Laming
Fireworks in the Karaka sales ring resulted in the half-brother to Lucky Sweynesse selling for $550,000 to the bid of Laming Racing & John White Bloodstock. Richard Laming was delighted to secure the well-related colt, while Manfred Man, trainer of the Hong Kong Champion Lucky Sweynesse, was the underbidder.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Riversley Park Team
The Riversley Park team were thrilled when Lot 123, a Harry Angel gelding, sold for $85,000 to Richard Lim. ‘Harry’ as he is affectionately known is a staff horse, with four of the Riversely team having shares in him.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | David Ellis
Te Akau Racing’s David Ellis made three purchases on Day One of the Ready to Run Sale including two lots by Ace High, Lot 75 and Lot 140. In a timely development, the young stallion scored his first Group One win on Saturday with first crop filly Molly Bloom winning the New Zealand 1000 Guineas.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Bryce Tankard
Waikato Bloodstock’s Bryce Tankard had one horse in mind when heading to the Ready to Run Sale today and he managed to secure the Zoustar colt he had his sights on for $500,000 from the draft of Phoenix Park.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Eion Kemp Lot 143
We catch up with Eion Kemp from Kilgravin Lodge post the record-breaking sale of Lot 143 for $800,000.
2023 Ready to Run Sale | Mick Price
Mick Price joined Michael Guerin on the preview show during the first day of selling to talk all things purchasing at a two-year-old sale and why he keeps coming back for our Kiwi horses.