NZB Future Sale Dates

NZB Auction Ring.
NZB Auction Ring.

Karaka graduates won 23 Group 1 races last season and have won the most Group 1 races at The Championships of any sales company.

NZB graduates Lucia Valentina (NZ), Tavago (NZ) and Sofia Rosa (NZ) collectively won over A$4.5 million in prize money at The Championships, yet combined they cost only NZ$185,000. 

As a subcriber to NZB's News Desk, we would like to give you advance notice of upcoming Sale dates:

National Yearling Sales Series: South Island Sale 21 April 2017
National Weanling, Broodmare and Mixed Bloodstock Sale 8 & 9 May 2017
Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale 28 July 2017
Ready to Run Sale Breeze Ups 16 & 17 October 2017
Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds  22 & 23 November 2017
National Yearling Sales Series 29 January – 4 February 2018

2017 National Yearling Sales Series – South Island Sale on the 21 April, 2017

NZB’s National Yearling Sales Series: South Island Sale will be held at the RDA Building, Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch on 21 April.

As part of the National Yearling Sales Series, yearlings sold and passed in at the South Island Sale are eligible to be entered in the lucrative Karaka Million Series, including TWO million dollar races:

  • $1m Karaka Million 2YO in 2018
  • $1m Karaka Million 3YO Classic in 2019
  • $100,000 Karaka Stayers Cup from 2018

All graduates of the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales Series are eligible to enter the Karaka Million Series. 

South Island Sale graduates include 2017 winner of the Group 1 Telegraph Handicap, Signify (NZ) (Perfectly Ready).

2017 National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale on the 8 & 9 May, 2017

Entries close on Wednesday 22 February for NZB’s National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale at Karaka Sales Centre  on the 8 & 9 May 2017. 

Buyers seeking breeding, investment and pinhooking opportunities should be at Karaka in May for this Sale.

I Am a Star (NZ) (I Am Invincible), this season’s Group 1 VRC Myer Classic winner, was purchased at the 2014 National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale for only NZ$12,000.

2017 Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale on 28 July, 2017

The annual Karaka Stallion Parade will be conducted prior to the Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale at Karaka, featuring stallions available to breeders this season. 

2017 Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds Sale on the 22 & 23 November, 2017

NZB’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds is the most successful horses-in-training Sale in Australasia. The racetrack achievements speak for themselves with the Sale celebrating 4 Group 1 wins last season, the only sale of its kind to yield Group 1 success. 

The leading Sale of its kind in Australasia, NZB's Ready to Run Sale is the source of 8 individual Group 1 winners of 12 Group 1 races in the past three seasons. Group 1 winners Turn Me Loose (NZ) and Mongolian Khan hail from its ranks along with multiple SGP-1 winner Debt Collector (NZ). A prolific producer of successful racehorses, the Sale has had 107 stakes wins in the past five seasons alone. 

2018 National Yearling Sale Series on the 29 January – 4 February, 2018

20 Group 1 races were won by 15 individual Group 1 winning graduates of the National Yearling Sale Series last season - including the Melbourne Cup, the Queen Elizabeth Stakes and The BMW. The National Yearling Sales Series has been the source of 82 Group 1 wins in the past four seasons - the most of any auction house in Australasia.

If you didn't buy a horse at Karaka at the recent National Yearling Sale Series, but would still like a chance to race for one million dollars in just 12 months time, you can be in to win by purchasing any horse that was passed in and entering it in the Karaka Million Series. Click on the following links to view the Passed Lots from Karaka 2017 (Premier SaleSelect SaleFestival Sale).

* Conditions apply. See the Karaka Million Conditions of Entry for details.

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