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2019 May
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Kevin and Julie Taylor of Koru Thoroughbreds sent two mares to Aquis Farm stallion Divine Prophet two years ago, and the results of those matings returned a healthy profit for them at Karaka on Friday.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Te Akau principal David Ellis was once again prominent at Karaka, going to $80,000 to secure Lot 77, a son of first-season sire Vadamos, at New Zealand Bloodstock’s May Sale on Friday.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Cambridge bloodstock agent Bevan Smith made a pleasing start to his solo bloodstock career at New Zealand Bloodstock’s May Sale at Karaka on Friday, taking home lot 83, the Tivaci filly out of Group Three performer Sitting on a Hill for $95,000.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka May Sale Weanling session concluded with a pleasing increase in average and median price from last year.
  • Wed, May 08, 2019
    White Robe Lodge have announced a slight fee increase for exciting young sire Ghibellines, who will stand for a fee of $6,000+GST for the forthcoming breeding season.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    Former shuttle stallion Showcasing enjoyed a notable day with his two-year-olds in New Zealand on Saturday with a pair of stakes winners at Te Rapa and Riccarton.
2019 April
  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019
    Lightly-tried stakes winning sprinter Ardrossan will offer New Zealand breeders a unique opportunity to tap into a high-class source of speed and class .
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019
    Karaka sales graduates have done it again in a major Hong Kong sprint by sweeping the first three placings in Sunday’s G1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin.
  • Sun, Apr 21, 2019
    The first southern hemisphere stakes winner by Camelot contributed to a day of significant black type results for the Murray Baker/Andrew Forsman training partnership in Australia and New Zealand on Saturday.
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019
    In an act of generosity, Valachi Downs principals Kevin and Jo Hickman have gifted a regally bred filly to the CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust, founded by Little Avondale Stud’s Catriona Williams.
  • Thu, Apr 04, 2019
    Little Avondale Stud stallion Per Incanto has already recorded two Group One wins as a sire this year, resulting in an increased service fee for the forthcoming breeding season.
  • Mon, Apr 01, 2019
    Grangewilliam Stud principal Mark Corcoran experienced one of his biggest moments in racing on the weekend when Verry Elleegant secured Group One glory in the Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill.
  • Mon, Apr 01, 2019
    Outstanding juvenile Yourdeel has joined a substantial list of Group One stars sourced from New Zealand Bloodstock’s upcoming Karaka May Sale.
2019 March
  • Tue, Mar 19, 2019
    Saturday’s $400,000 New Zealand Oaks at Trentham was the final leg of the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series and was expected to be a tie-breaker - but in the end left two fillies to share the top award.
  • Tue, Mar 19, 2019
    Christchurch training couple Kevin and Pam Hughes shared in the devastation of the tragic events in their home city on Friday but had a job to do on Saturday with their runners at Trentham.
  • Wed, Mar 13, 2019
    The stage is set for a thrilling finish to the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series with a star-studded field assembled for Saturday’s final leg – the $400,000 Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand Oaks at Trentham.
  • Mon, Mar 11, 2019
    Dundeel’s impact as a second crop sire continues to grow with the former classic winner producing his first juvenile Group One winner at Ellerslie on Saturday.
  • Mon, Mar 11, 2019
    Monday’s Adelaide Cup winner Surprise Baby has provided a stunning return on investment for connections of the Kiwi stayer, who purchased the son of Shocking for just $5500 from an online auction.
  • Sun, Mar 03, 2019
    A trio of Group and Listed wins on Saturday was a solid reminder of what former champion sire Pins means to New Zealand racing and breeding.