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2018 December
  • Mon, Dec 17, 2018
    Te Akau Racing unearthed another exciting Karaka Million contender at Te Rapa on Saturday when the Dundeel youngster Yourdeel made a sparkling debut.
  • Mon, Dec 17, 2018
    South Island-based first season sire Ghibellines was represented by his first winner at Wingatui on December 14.
  • Mon, Dec 17, 2018
    China Horse Club’s Savabeel filly Queen Of Diamonds lived up to her high class pedigree at her first start in the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series with a dominant performance in Saturday’s G3 Eulogy Stakes at Awapuni.
  • Sun, Dec 09, 2018
    Savabeel two-year-old Aotea Lad enhanced his prospect for New Zealand’s biggest juvenile prize when he won Saturday’s G2 Wakefield Challenge Stakes at Trentham.
  • Sun, Dec 09, 2018
    The desire to keep a yearling filly bred by her family has provided former New Zealand supermodel turned breeder and syndicator Kylie Bax with a Group One winner.
  • Mon, Dec 03, 2018
    Waikato Stud’s champion stallion Savabeel sired his 84th stakes winner on Saturday when the Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained mare Love Affair won the G3 Eagle Technology Stakes at Ellerslie.
2018 November
  • Fri, Nov 23, 2018
    An outstanding showcase of 1284 yearlings have been catalogued for the 93rd New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales Series at Karaka.
  • Fri, Nov 23, 2018
    Savabeel’s Group One-winning entire Embellish has been retired after an ongoing knee issue and is set to join Cambridge Stud’s stallion roster next year.
  • Fri, Nov 23, 2018
    The formidable pairing behind three-time Group One-winner, and now sire, Mongolian Khan have teamed up once again to top this year’s New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale.
  • Thu, Nov 22, 2018
    American horseman Kip Elser has recorded a great result in his first foray into the New Zealand thoroughbred scene.
  • Thu, Nov 22, 2018
    Willie Leung is hoping he has struck gold once again at Karaka after purchasing an Exceed and Excel colt for $400,000 on the second day of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale.
  • Thu, Nov 22, 2018
    New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2018 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs has been testament to the popularity of progeny by leading New Zealand sires Savabeel and Tavistock.
  • Thu, Nov 22, 2018
    Victorian trainer Richard Laming went to $300,000 for a son of Toronado out of the Stravinsky mare Circus Polka on Thursday, providing a tidy profit for vendors Adrian Stanley and Hannah Kettlety of Woburn Farm.
  • Wed, Nov 21, 2018
    Cambridge Bloodstock agent Stuart Hale lay awake on the eve of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale with a Savabeel colt running through his mind and he decided then and there he was going to buy him.
  • Wed, Nov 21, 2018
    Te Akau Racing principal David Ellis has had plenty of success at New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale and he is hoping his latest acquisition can reach similar heights.
  • Wed, Nov 21, 2018
    Day 1 of the 2018 New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds saw proven New Zealand sires Savabeel and Tavistock responsible for all five of the top lots.
  • Mon, Nov 19, 2018
    Kiwi-bred stayers by Rip Van Winkle and Raise The Flag were too tough for their rivals in 3200m feature races at Riccarton and Sandown on Saturday.
  • Fri, Nov 16, 2018
    Exciting 4YO Te Akau Shark provided the perfect advertisement for next week’s New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale at Karaka with a breath-taking Group 2 performance at Riccarton on Wednesday.
  • Tue, Nov 13, 2018
    Last Saturday’s results will take a lot of beating for the team at Haunui Farm for a number of reasons.
  • Mon, Nov 12, 2018
    New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds on November 21 and 22 provides the perfect opportunity to invest in the next generation of fillies.
2018 October
  • Mon, Oct 29, 2018
    Cambridge Stud proprietors Brendan and Jo Lindsay dominated proceedings at Ellerslie on Saturday with three individual winners before signing off their red-letter day with a Group 3 victory for a member of their broodmare band at Trentham.
  • Wed, Oct 24, 2018
    Impressive Savabeel 3YO Sword Of Osman collected his third stakes win with a relentless front-running performance in Monday’s G2 James & Annie Sarten Memorial Stakes at Te Rapa, leading home an all-Karaka finish.
  • Wed, Oct 24, 2018
    The NZTBA have announced that Ryan Stacey has been awarded the Keith and Faith Taylor Family scholarship to study at the Irish National Stud in 2019.
  • Fri, Oct 19, 2018
    Vision of all the Te Rapa breeze ups for the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale of two-year-olds Ups is now available.
  • Wed, Oct 17, 2018
    New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale Breeze Ups came to a close with the final 201 two-year-olds breezing at Te Rapa on Tuesday.
  • Tue, Oct 16, 2018
    Day 1 of the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale Breeze Ups on October 15 saw 197 two-year-olds gallop down the straight of Te Rapa Racecourse.
  • Mon, Oct 15, 2018
    The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained mare Deals In Heels gave her sire Iffraaj his 63rd stakes winner she she won the Listed Matamata Cup on Saturday.
  • Fri, Oct 12, 2018
    Breeze Ups for New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds will take place at Te Rapa racecourse on Monday October 15 and Tuesday October 16.
  • Mon, Oct 08, 2018
    Recently retired New Zealand champion Bonneval has been secured by Waikato Stud and will be served by I Am Invincible.
  • Mon, Oct 08, 2018
    Rugby league star Paul Gallen could kick some big goals in racing if the exciting Kiwi four-year-old Te Akau Shark continues his rise to stardom.
  • Thu, Oct 04, 2018
    The first crop of champion 2YO and dual G1 winner Belardo are creating an impression.
2018 September
  • Thu, Sep 27, 2018
    Waikato Stud stallion Ocean Park secured his fiftieth winner as a sire on Tuesday when Ocean Essence was victorious over 1300m at Mildura.
  • Mon, Sep 24, 2018
    Outstanding Commands mare Melody Belle continued her amazing spring with another Group 1 win in Saturday’s Windsor Park Plate at Hastings to cap a super day for her connections.
  • Mon, Sep 24, 2018
    Westbury Stud’s veteran sire Postponed has been laid to rest at the Karaka stud farm after succumbing to a health issue.
  • Mon, Sep 24, 2018
    Saturday’s G3 Hawke’s Bay Breeders’ Gold Trail Stakes at Hastings has set the bar high for the 47th New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series.