NZB’s record-breaking Book 1 session was held from 28 - 30 January 2024 at the Karaka Sales Centre. 

At the close of selling, the Book 1 aggregate reached just shy of $80 million, a 14% increase on last year, while the average rounded out at $168,257, an 11% increase. 

A late flurry during the final day of Book 2 rounded out what was a record-breaking Book 1 session, with all key sale indicators up significantly across the combined sessions.Over six days of selling at Karaka 2024, 758 yearlings sold for an aggregate of $92,322,500, an increase of over 12% on last year’s figure. The combined average has risen from $110,424 to $121,797 and the median increased from $80,000 to $87,500. The combined clearance rate was on par at 77% .