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2YOs Gearing to Breeze Up Next Week

203 heats will be filmed and timed over 200m at Te Rapa over two days.
203 heats will be filmed and timed over 200m at Te Rapa over two days.

Breeze Ups for New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds will take place next week on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October, commencing at 10am each day with all prospective buyers welcome to attend.

View the Breeze Ups schedule here.

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An Outstanding Showcase of Sires at NZB’s 2019 Ready to Run Sale

Five-time Champion New Zealand sire Savabeel (NZ)
Five-time Champion New Zealand sire Savabeel (NZ) is represented by 18 lots at the NZB Ready to Run Sale. 

The 2019 New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds will feature the progeny of an outstanding selection of stallions, with proven champions, tried and true performers and emerging talent.

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NZB Ready to Run Sale a Phenomenal Source of Racetrack Success

2016 Ready to Run Sale graduate Te Akau Shark (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle)
2016 Ready to Run Sale graduate Te Akau Shark (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle)

The racetrack achievements by graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds at Karaka sit head and shoulders above any other Sale of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

Over the last decade, the Ready to Run Sale has produced 96 individual stakes winners including 14 at Group One level – the nearest rival produced 37 stakes winners with a single Group One winner during the same time.

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Kolding (NZ) Heads Huge New Zealand Result in Epsom

Kolding (NZ) and Te Akau Shark (NZ) fought out the finish of the Group 1 Epsom at Randwick.
Kolding (NZ) and Te Akau Shark (NZ) fought out the finish of the Group 1 Epsom at Randwick.

Saturday’s time-honoured and prestigious A$1 million Group 1 TAB Epsom (1600m) at Randwick turned into an all-Kiwi affair.

Kolding (NZ) (Ocean Park) and Te Akau Shark (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle), who fought out a stirring finish down the Randwick straight, are both Karaka graduates, while fellow New Zealand-bred Star of the Seas (NZ) (Ocean Park) finished third.

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Karaka Trifecta in Stutt Stakes

NZB Ready to Run graduate The Holy One (NZ) claims the Group 2 Stutt Stakes.
NZB Ready to Run graduate The Holy One (NZ) claims the Group 2 Stutt Stakes.

Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock Sales dominated the finish of Friday’s A$200,000 Group 2 MSC Signs Stutt Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley.

The Holy One (NZ) (Tavistock), Vegas Knight (Declaration of War) and Conqueror (Fastnet Rock) were the only three Karaka graduates in the field for the three-year-old feature, and they finished first, second and third.

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Unrivalled Ready to Run Sale Launches 2019 Catalogue Online

NZB 2019 Ready to Run Sale Catalogue Online!
NZB 2019 Ready to Run Sale Catalogue Online!

The countdown is underway to Australasia’s leading two-year-old sale, with the catalogue now released for the 2019 New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds.

Over the last six seasons, graduates of NZB’s Ready to Run Sale have scored an unrivalled 19 Group One wins. The next best 2YO Sale in Australasia recorded one.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CATALOGUE

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Entries Open for 2019 NZB Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs

NZB's Ready to Run Sale will take place at Karaka on 20 & 21 November.
NZB's Ready to Run Sale will take place at Karaka on 20 & 21 November.

Entries are now open for Australasia's leading horses in training sale, New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs, to be held on 20 & 21 November. Breeze Ups will take place at Te Rapa Racecourse on 21 & 22 October.

The 2019 Sale is set to build on its renowned reputation as being the preferred destination for international buyers to secure the best bred, and prepared, juveniles available in Australasia. NZB’s Ready to Run Sale results outperform neighbouring Sales on key measures including aggregate, average, median and clearance and the performance of its graduates is second to none.

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