NZB to Sponsor New Ready to Run Sale Trainer Series
10 September 2020
New Zealand Bloodstock is pleased to announce eight new NZB Ready to Run Sale race sponsorships as well as a new, incentivised prize package for domestic trainers over the duration of spring.NZB...
Super Spring Saturday for Karaka Graduates
7 September 2020
The first Saturday of spring brought a flurry of high-quality Group races across Australasia, and graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock Sales played a starring role.
New Addition for Coveted Filly of the Year Series
4 September 2020
The schedule for New Zealand Bloodstock’s highly prestigious Filly of the Year Series has been confirmed for 2020-21, with NZB committed to delivering another successful year of sponsorship...
DoubleTree by Hilton to Sponsor Karaka Million 2YO
2 September 2020
New Zealand Bloodstock is excited to announce the first-ever sponsorship of the prestigious $1 million Karaka Million two-year-old race held at the NZB Karaka Million Twilight Meeting on the eve...
Superb Sprint Victories for Karaka Graduates
31 August 2020
Karaka graduates Inferno (Holy Roman Emperor) and Sky Punch (NZ) (Alamosa) delivered standout performances to win black-type features over 1400 metres in Singapore and Australia over the weekend.
NZB to Host National Yearling Sale in Traditional January Timeslot
28 August 2020
New Zealand Bloodstock has today announced that the 95th National Yearling Sales Series will be held in the original timeslot in January next year.While a secondary April date was initially set...
Stakes Successes for Ready to Run Graduates
24 August 2020
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale played starring roles in Sunday’s feature races in Singapore and Macau.
Savacool (NZ) Storms to Stakes Success
21 August 2020
Karaka graduate Savacool (NZ) (Savabeel) lifted her earnings past A$500,000 with an important black-type victory in the A$150,000 Listed Pioneer Services Rowley Mile (1600m) at Hawkesbury on...
NZB to Unveil New Bidding Technology
20 August 2020
While versatility and preparation in the thoroughbred industry is at its peak, New Zealand Bloodstock is pleased to announce the development of a new, robust online bidding platform specifically...
NZB Ready to Run Sale Breeze Up Dates Confirmed
10 August 2020
Breeze Up dates for NZB’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds have been adjusted and will now take place on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 October at Te Rapa Racecourse, with all prospective buyers...
Esteemed NZB Filly of the Year Title to be Awarded in August
29 July 2020
The undisrupted portion of New Zealand’s 2019-20 racing season marked the 48th year of New Zealand Bloodstock’s highly prestigious Filly of the Year Series.The coveted honour endowing...
Last Opportunity to Secure Pearl Series Bonuses for the Season
22 July 2020
The impending end of what has been a testing racing season will provide a final opportunity for Pearl Series registered fillies and mares to secure Pearl bonuses, as well as the one-off incentive...
Golden Sixty Stars at Hong Kong�s Champion Awards
21 July 2020
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock Sales claimed six trophies at Hong Kong’s 2019-20 Champion Awards dinner at Sha Tin, with superstar four-year-old Golden Sixty (Medaglia d’Oro) leading the...
Sacred Capital (NZ) Too Strong in Chairman Memorial Cup
20 July 2020
Karaka graduate Sacred Capital (NZ) (O’Reilly) marked the anniversary of his Macau Derby (1800m) heroics with another stellar performance at the same meeting.Bought for $580,000 at the 2016...
Stakes Success for Solar Star
20 July 2020
Well-related Karaka graduate Solar Star (Zoustar) enhanced her value with a black-type victory in Saturday’s A$125,000 Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic (1350m) at Ipswich.Solar Star is by boom...
NZB Airfreight Proud Sponsor of Road To Jericho Qualifiers
3 July 2020
For the second year, NZB Airfreight is pleased to announce the sponsorship of the qualifying heats for Australia’s longest flat race, the annual Jericho Cup (4600m).The Jericho Cup is open to...
Unreserved Dispersal Sale Featuring Rollout The Carpet Live Now
1 July 2020
The first stand-alone Gavelhouse Plus auction is live and available to view here.Australian-based Group One-winning mare Rollout The Carpet (Holy Roman Emperor) will be auctioned as part of a...
Bonus Pearl Series Payments Claimed at Riccarton
1 July 2020
Five NZB Insurance Pearl Series registered fillies and mares put on a solid performance in the the NZB Insurance Handicap (1200m) at Riccarton last Saturday, with Our Girl Gilly (NZ) (Guillotine)...
Double Pearl Bonus on Offer at Riccarton
25 June 2020
A return to racing in the South Island isn’t the only thing filly and mare owners will be excited about this weekend.Canterbury Jockey Club’s NZB Insurance Pearl Series race (1200m) on 27 June...
Group Three Romp for Ready to Run Graduate
22 June 2020
Previously a Group One winner in New Zealand, Karaka graduate Dances With Dragon (NZ) (Savabeel) demonstrated his black-type qualities in Hong Kong on Sunday with a blistering performance in the...
Strong Results Conclude First-Ever Online National Weanling Sale
21 June 2020
A solid afternoon of trading has concluded New Zealand Bloodstock’s first-ever National Weanling Sale conducted on Gavelhouse Plus.The dedicated weanling session saw 60 lots sell for a total...
Last Chance to Secure Classy Juveniles
21 June 2020
Bidding for New Zealand Bloodstock’s dedicated National Weanling Sale on Gavelhouse Plus is set to close incrementally today starting with Lot 1 from 3PM (NZT).Running on the enhanced online...
Lindsays ecstatic following Group One Royal Ascot triumph
21 June 2020
Hello Youmzain landed the second Group One sprint of his career when taking the Gr.1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot overnight (Sunday morning NZ time), sporting the colours of...
Entries Open for Karaka 2021
19 June 2020
Entries for New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2021 National Yearling Sales Series are now open with the Sale set to take place next summer at the Karaka Sales Centre from Sunday 24 January until Friday...
Stallion Star Power in National Weanling Sale
15 June 2020
From proven superstars to exciting up-and-comers, freshman and everything in between, the 2020 New Zealand Bloodstock National Weanling Sale on Gavelhouse Plus is showcasing the progeny of a...
NZB Insurance Pearl Series Offers Exciting New Bonus
12 June 2020
NZB Insurance in conjunction with NZTR are contributing further rewards to owners of NZB Insurance Pearl Series registered fillies and mares with a one-off incentive this July. �
Classy Youngsters on Offer in National Weanling Sale
12 June 2020
In a silver lining to the COVID-19 cloud that forced the cancellation of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka May Sale, buyers now have access to a high-quality catalogue of weanlings in the National...
Dedicated Weanling Sale Live on Gavelhouse Plus
11 June 2020
New Zealand Bloodstock’s first-ever National Weanling Sale is now live, with the 82-lot catalogue available to view on Gavelhouse Plus.Bidding on the weanling only sale launched today and...
Delivery of New Zealand’s Sixth Horse Ambulance on Track for Racing’s Re-start
10 June 2020
Otago equine veterinarian, Dr Peter Gillespie, is proud to personally deliver the latest horse ambulance manufactured at TL MacLean’s Dunedin workshop to its new home base in Auckland.Dr...
Quality Stock Secured at Digital South Island Sale
8 June 2020
Moving into uncharted territory, New Zealand Bloodstock’s annual South Island Sale saw its first-ever online session conclude on Gavelhouse Plus on Sunday 7 June.Prominent agent Phill Cataldo...
Last Chance to Secure Quality South Island Sale Yearlings
7 June 2020
Bidding for New Zealand Bloodstock’s first-ever online sale on Gavelhouse Plus, the 2020 South Island Sale, is set to close incrementally today starting with Lot 1 from 5pm (NZT).There are 65...
Pinhooking Gold Available in National Weanling Sale
4 June 2020
Astute pinhookers have enjoyed rich rewards with weanlings purchased through New Zealand Bloodstock in recent years, and from June 11 to 21, the National Weanling Sale on Gavelhouse Plus promises...
Walker excited about digital move
3 June 2020
- NZ Racing DeskCanterbury breeder Susan Walker has been selling yearlings at New Zealand Bloodstock’s South Island Sale for several decades and she is enjoying the sale’s unique take this year.
South Island Sale Stacked With Quality
2 June 2020
Taking place online on Gavelhouse Plus between May 28 and June 7, the South Island Sale looks a little different this year, but its catalogue remains right up to the usual standard expected from a...
South Island Yearling Sale Live on Gavelhouse Plus
28 May 2020
New Zealand Bloodstock�s annual South Island Sale of yearlings is now live and available to view on NZB�s new online subsidiary platform, Gavelhouse Plus.Bidding on the first-ever sale of its...
NZB Airfreight on Track to Resume Flights
27 May 2020
Following the temporary suspension of equine exports last week due to a positive case of equine piroplasmosis, NZB Airfreight is confident that travel will resume shortly with increased testing...
South Island Sale Showcases Sires From Both Islands
27 May 2020
The South Island’s stallions have had a well-deserved share of the spotlight this season, headed by the Group one Sydney Cup (3200m) heroics of Raise the Flag’s daughter Etah James (NZ).New...
Popular NZB Insurance Pearl Series Set to Continue
26 May 2020
The NZB Insurance Pearl Series bonus scheme has seen millions of dollars paid out to Southern Hemisphere-bred filly and mare owners, breeders, trainers and nominators.The Pearl Series has become...
Entries Open for Inaugural Weanling Sale
20 May 2020
The first dedicated weanling only sale is now open for entries with New Zealand Bloodstock's National Weanling Sale to be held on the Gavelhouse Plus digital platform from Thursday 11 to...
Exceptional Recent Record for NZB Weanling Graduates
18 May 2020
Many outstanding success stories in the last decade have begun with the purchase of a weanling through New Zealand Bloodstock. Buyers have the chance to join that ever-growing list when the...
Karaka Graduates Strike in Victoria and Queensland
17 May 2020
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock Sales struck black-type gold in two states this weekend, winning Listed events at Flemington and the Sunshine Coast.
South Island a Source of Supreme Stamina
14 May 2020
Unlike any other racing nation, the rugged terrain, cool artic environments and mineral-rich soils in the South Island of New Zealand gives the Southern-born and raised thoroughbred strength and...
Entries Open for Australasia’s Best Breeze Up Sale
12 May 2020
Entries are now open for Australasia's leading horses in training sale, New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds, to be held on 18 & 19 November.The 2020 edition...
gavelhouse.com to launch in South Africa
8 May 2020
One of the world’s leading online bloodstock companies is branching out with the launch of New Zealand Bloodstock subsidiary gavelhouse.com in South Africa set for June.In partnership with...
Oaks Triumph Heads Karaka Graduates’ Big Weekend
3 May 2020
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock Sales delivered a series of notable victories across the Tasman on Friday and Saturday, none more significant than a Group 1 triumph in Adelaide by Toffee...
NZB Airfreight Resumes with Trial Flight
28 April 2020
Under strict health and safety requirements, New Zealand Bloodstock Airfreight has successfully completed a test flight with a small pool of horses from Auckland to Sydney.With new regulations and...
Mr Stunning Flies Karaka Flag Again
27 April 2020
Quality sprinter Mr Stunning (Exceed and Excel) claimed his third Group 1 victory in Sunday’s HK$18 million Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin, continuing a golden run for Karaka...
NZB National Weanling Sale to Debut on Gavelhouse Plus
23 April 2020
With New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka May Sale having to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the decision has been made to hold a quality weanling only sale in its place on Gavelhouse Plus...