Steeped in history, the National Yearling Sales Series is the flag bearing sale for New Zealand breeders and the annual thoroughbred harvest of quality youngsters set for racetrack stardom. Buyers from around the globe converge at Karaka and online for this week-long selling extravaganza.

Continuing NZB’s traditional sale format, Book 1 is set to commence from Monday 7 until Wednesday 9 March, while Book 2 will begin directly after from Thursday 10 until Saturday 12 March.

The renowned Sale has produced a prolific number of modern day and all-time champion racehorses. Graduates of NZB's National Yearling Sale continue to outrival elite fields with champions emerging in every racing jurisdiction. Headlined by this season's top-level performers Explosive Jack (NZ), Kukeracha (NZ)Probabeel (NZ), Melody Belle (NZ), Lion's Roar (NZ), Kolding (NZ), Avantage, Johnny Get Angry (NZ), Toffee Tongue (NZ), Aegon (NZ), Furore (NZ), Inspirational Girl (NZ) plus immortal champions Beauty Generation (NZ) and dating as far back as the mighty Phar Lap (NZ). 

This, joined with leading technology and world-famous kiwi hospitality will again combine for an unforgettable Karaka experience at Karaka 2022.

Karaka 2022 will showcase the first crop of eight New Zealand-based first season sires including Ace High, Ardrossan, Embellish, Eminent, Jon Snow, Ocean Emperor, Staphanos and U S Navy Flag.


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