Sale News

Successful Conclusion to Karaka 2012

New Zealand Bloodstock's 86th National Yearling Sales Series concluded today at Karaka with a total of 1444 catalogued lots being presented to buyers from around the world over the course of the past seven days.

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$230k Pentire Colt Tops Successful 2012 Select Sale

New Zealand Bloodstock's 2012 Select Sale concluded today at Karaka, with the Pentire colt at Lot 1096 providing a late highlight of the successful three-day Sale.

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Select Sale Day One Live Online

Day one of New Zealand Bloodstock's Select Sale can be viewed via live webcast from 11.00am today by clicking here.

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$1.75m Colt Rocks Karaka Premier Sale

It was a new day in every way on the second day of New Zealand Bloodstock's Karaka Premier Sale today, with a renewed vigour ringside as the broad buying international bench stepped up a gear to compete for the remaining Premier Sale lots on offer.

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Premier Sale Day Two Live Online

Day two of New Zealand Bloodstock's Premier Sale can be viewed via live webcast from 9.30am today by clicking here.

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Stravinsky Filly Stars on Day One at Karaka

A mixed day's trade at the opening session of New Zealand Bloodstock's 86th National Yearling Sales Series today was highlighted by the fourth to last lot of the day - the $740,000 Stravinsky filly bought by leading New Zealand buyer David Ellis of Te Akau Stud at Lot 256.

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Half to Pussy Willow (NZ) at Karaka 2012

With six Karaka Million eligible two-year-olds targeting the riches of Saturday's $85,000 Group 2 Little Avondale Stud Wakefield Challenge Stakes, many hopes were dashed as Pussy Willow (NZ) snatched victory in one of the eye-catching performances of the day.

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Final Batch of Karaka Yearling Clips Online

The final batch of video clips of yearlings heading to New Zealand Bloodstock's National Yearling Sales Series are being posted online, including clips from The Oaks Stud, Brighthill Farm, Seaton Park and Phoenix Park.

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Karaka Yearling Parades Open to the Public

Three of the largest vendors at the Karaka Sale Series will be conducting public parades of their Karaka 2012 yearlings in advance of selling starting Monday week.

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Karaka 2012 Preview Show Tonight on TVN

Australian viewers can get their first glimpse of a selection of yearlings heading to New Zealand Bloodstock's National Yearling Sales Series tonight with TVN broadcasting its 'Karaka 2012 Yearling Sale Preview' at 8pm Australian time.

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Half-Brother to At the Heads at Karaka 2012

Racing at Flemington on Saturday saw Karaka graduates take three races on the card, including At the Heads (NZ) who won his first race at black-type level when claiming the feature $150,000 Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m).

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Karaka 2012 a Derby & Oaks Eldorado

Derbies and Oaks are a true test of a thoroughbred's toughness, constitution and determination and there is rarely a race that exceeds the thrill of winning these classic events for trainers and owners.

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Karaka 2012 Yearling Videos Online

Video clips of yearlings heading to New Zealand Bloodstock's National Yearling Sales Series continue to be posted online with entries from vendors including Hallmark Stud, Westbury Stud, Rich Hill Stud and Wentwood Grange now on the NZB website.

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New Zealand Sires Feature at Karaka 2012

New Zealand's sire ranks have been responsible for numerous champions throughout the years and progeny of these stallions have been the subject of increasing international demand at New Zealand Bloodstock's National Yearling Sales Series.

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Major Pedigree Updates at Karaka 2012

Christmas and New Year racing has provided an abundance of major pedigree updates for New Zealand Bloodstock's National Yearling Sales Series commencing in just over three weeks' time.

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Curraghmore Stud's Standout Draft Now Online

Yearling clips of Curraghmore Stud's entries for New Zealand Bloodstock's Karaka 2012 Premier Sale are now live and can be viewed online.

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Pencarrow Stud Offers Blue-Blood Draft

Pencarrow Stud's yearlings for New Zealand Bloodstock's 2012 National Yearling Sales Series have been filmed and are now available to be viewed online.

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Cambridge Stud Offers Keys to Eight Carat Family

Sir Patrick and Lady Justine Hogan's Cambridge Stud presents its stellar yearling selection online today as the first of this year's Karaka vendors to be showcasing video footage of its 2012 yearling draft.

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¾ Brother to So You Think at Karaka 2012

New Zealand Bloodstock's 2012 Karaka Premier Sale is set to offer a three-quarter brother in blood to one of the world's most talented thoroughbreds, the New Zealand bred eight-time Group 1 winning Karaka graduate So You Think (NZ).

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$800,000 Colt All Class on Debut

The $800,000 Danehill Dancer colt Irish Rebel (NZ) has made the best of starts to his career on Saturday when winning his debut in the New Zealand Bloodstock 2YO Premier (1100m) at Awapuni.

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Select Sons of Galileo at Karaka 2012

New Zealand Bloodstock's 2012 Karaka Premier Sale will see world champion sire Galileo represented by his only southern hemisphere bred yearling colts to be offered in Australasia in 2012.

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Three-Quarter Brother to King's Rose (NZ) at Karaka 2012

New Zealand Bloodstock's 2012 National Yearling Sales Series is set to offer buyers some of Australasia's finest yearlings, one of which will be a striking three-quarter brother to the Group 1 winner King's Rose.

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Karaka Premier Catalogue Now Available

New Zealand Bloodstock's 2012 Premier Sale catalogue is hot off the press and available online.

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