The select portion of New Zealand Bloodstock's national yearling sale, which ended its three-day run Feb. 4 at Karaka, couldn't keep pace with last year's edition.
A son of Stravinsky was sold for US$906,000 during Monday's opening session of New Zealand National Yearling Sale to David Ellis.
Peter Vela, owner of the Karaka Sales Complex and an avid breeder, consigns top-priced horse.
Gross, average record big increases at the New Zealand Bloodstock's premier yearling auction.
In what amounts to a massive coup for the New Zealand Thoroughbred industry, Peter and Philip Vela have announced the purchase by their Pencarrow Stud of 20 broodmares in foal to Irish sensation Danehill.
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