NZ Bloodstock August sales on-line

The catalogues for New Zealand Bloodstock’s two August sales, the Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale and the South Island Sale of 2YOs & Mixed Bloodstock are now available on-line at:

Set for Sunday 1 August at Karaka, the Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale is the first cab off the rank and features 104 horses in the main catalogue comprising 60 broodmares, 15 yearlings, four two-year-olds, 15 unraced horses, nine racehorses and one stallion at Lot 104.

Included in the broodmare session are mares by the likes of Canny Lad, Danehill, Danehill Dancer, Encosta de Lago, Flying Spur, Grosvenor, Lord Ballina, Pentire, Pompeii Court, Quest for Fame, Royal Academy, Sir Tristram, Star Way, Stravinsky, Success Express, Woodman and Zabeel.

Five mares (Lot 10, Lot 11, Lot 23, Lot 42 & Lot 44) will be offered having been served by hot shot sire High Chaparral last spring.  A number of late entries are included in Supplementary Catalogue 1 including the winning Fasliyev mare Floridita (Lot 105) who was served by Zabeel last spring.

The annual South Island Sale of untried two-year-olds is to be staged at the Canterbury Agricultural Park on Friday 6 August. This year sees a 10% increase in two-year-olds entered for sale (to 187), in addition to seven broodmares, two yearlings, two unraced horses and two racehorses.  

Sires of two-year-olds include Bachelor Duke, Bahhare, Brilliance, Cabrera, Captiain Rio, Castledale, Chagall, City on a Hill, Coats Choice, Colombia, Dane Shadow, Danroad, Danske, Darci Brahma, D’Cash, Deputy Governor, Don Eduardo, Duelled, Electronic Zone, Elusive City, Fastnet Rock, Fast ‘n’ Famous, Gallant Guru, God’s Own, Hadaad, Handsome Ransom, His Royal Highness, Howbaddouwantit, Ishiguru, Istidaad, Justice Prevails, Keeninsky, Keeper, Kingmaker, King’s Chapel, Lord of Warriors, Lucky Unicorn, Maltese Century, Mr. Nancho, My Halo, No Excuse Needed, Occidental Tourist, One Cool Cat, O’Reilly, Painted Black, Pentire, Perfectly Ready, Personal Escort, Postponed, Remind, Royal Gem, Scaredee Cat, Seasoned Star, Shinko King, Spartacus, Spectatorial, Storm Creek, St Reims, Sunray, Towkay, Ustinov, Viking Ruler, Volksraad, Woodbury Lad, Yamanin Vital and Zed.

The Southern showcase is followed by stakes and jumps racing at Riccarton Park on Saturday 7 August, with the feature the Group 3 Aussie Brown’s Pharmacies Winter Cup, plus that evening, the second Bledisloe Cup test at AMI Stadium.  Rugby tickets and accommodation are limited so contact Marketing Executive Haylie Martin for more information

Supplementary entries for the Winter Sale will be accepted up until 23 July and for the South Island Sale until 30 July.

Hard copies of the catalogues are set to be posted on Monday, 5 July.  Contact to request a catalogues or entry forms.