Ticket To Ride (NZ)(Shocking), who was offered at the 2014 Ready to Run Sale, capped her racing career with a valuable black-type win in Wednesday’s $80,000 Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Riccarton.
Offered by Millfield Stud, Ticket To Ride was passed in with a $30,000 reserve.
Ready to Run Sale a Happy Hunting Ground for Top Judges
Thursday, Nov 7, 2019
This month marks New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds -a gold mine of thoroughbred talent and highlight event on the calendars of leading trainers, bloodstock agents and syndicators across the globe.
The annual Breeze Ups saw 369 two-year-olds gallop down the home straight of Te Rapa Racecourse, with their last 200 metres of work filmed and timed. Once again, NZB’s Ready to Run Sale vendors presented their horses in a professional manner reflecting the high quality of thoroughbreds on offer at the Sale.
All Breeze Up videos are now available online. Each heat is recorded in high definition, the quality will automatically scale based on your internet connection and device. The video clips can also be downloaded from Vimeo or viewed in ‘Couch Mode’ which plays all clips from start to finish.
Breeze Ups for New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds will take place next week on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October, commencing at 10am each day with all prospective buyers welcome to attend.
An Outstanding Showcase of Sires at NZB’s 2019 Ready to Run Sale
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019
The 2019 New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds will feature the progeny of an outstanding selection of stallions, with proven champions, tried and true performers and emerging talent.
NZB Ready to Run Sale a Phenomenal Source of Racetrack Success
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019
The racetrack achievements by graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds at Karaka sit head and shoulders above any other Sale of its kind in the southern hemisphere.
Over the last decade, the Ready to Run Sale has produced 96 individual stakes winners including 14 at Group One level – the nearest rival produced 37 stakes winners with a single Group One winner during the same time.
Kolding (NZ) Heads Huge New Zealand Result in Epsom
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019
Saturday’s time-honoured and prestigious A$1 million Group 1 TAB Epsom (1600m) at Randwick turned into an all-Kiwi affair.
Kolding (NZ) (Ocean Park) and Te Akau Shark (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle), who fought out a stirring finish down the Randwick straight, are both Karaka graduates, while fellow New Zealand-bred Star of the Seas (NZ) (Ocean Park) finished third.
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock Sales dominated the finish of Friday’s A$200,000 Group 2 MSC Signs Stutt Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley.
The Holy One (NZ) (Tavistock), Vegas Knight(Declaration of War) and Conqueror (Fastnet Rock) were the only three Karaka graduates in the field for the three-year-old feature, and they finished first, second and third.
Entries Open for 2019 NZB Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Entries are now open for Australasia's leading horses in training sale, New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs, to be held on 20 & 21 November. Breeze Ups will take place at Te Rapa Racecourse on 21 & 22 October.
The 2019 Sale is set to build on its renowned reputation as being the preferred destination for international buyers to secure the best bred, and prepared, juveniles available in Australasia. NZB’s Ready to Run Sale results outperform neighbouring Sales on key measures including aggregate, average, median and clearance and the performance of its graduates is second to none.