Keyword: New Zealand

  • Danehill Dancer Colt Shines at Karaka

    A Danehill Dancer colt topped the opening session of the premier portion of New Zealand Bloodstock's national yearling sale, bringing NZ$800,000 ($618,272 in U.S. funds) Jan. 31 at Karaka.

  • Study Finds NZ Endoscopy Grading System OK

    The preliminary findings of a study involving results from endoscopic throat examinations at New Zealand Thoroughbred auctions has provided conclusive evidence to support the current post-sale endoscopy grading system.

  • Thewayyouare to Shuttle to Windsor Park

    French group I winner Thewayyouare will shuttle to Nelson Schick's Windsor Park Stud near Cambridge, New Zealand, for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Buffalo Man to New Zealand

    Graded stakes winner Buffalo Man has been sold to stand at Totara Park Stud near Whangarei, New Zealand.

  • Mastercraftsman to Windsor Park

    European champion Mastercraftsman, who stands at stud at John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Stud in Ireland, will stand the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Windsor Park Stud in New Zealand.

  • NZ Select Sale Average Rises 40%

    The New Zealand Bloodstock select yearling sale ended Feb. 5 with increases of 34.6% in gross revenue, 40.1% in average price, and 33.3% in median price from a year ago.

  • Ishiguru Euthanized in England

    Ishiguru, an 11-year-old son of Danzig who was shuttling between England and New Zealand, was euthanized Sept. 18 following complications from a knee injury suffered earlier this year.

  • Princess Coup Sets Magic Millions Record

    New Zealand champion Princess Coup brought a Magic Millions record price of Aust$3 million (approximately $2,453,346 in U.S. funds) June 4 during the opening session of the national broodmare sale on Australia's Gold Coast. New South Wales bloodstock agent Tony Bott was the buyer, outlasting a New Zealand-based group.

  • Stravinsky to Cambridge in New Zealand

    Patrick Hogan announced that Stravinsky will return to his Cambridge Stud in New Zealand for the upcoming breeding season after an absence of two years.

  • Librettist to Shuttle to New Zealand

    Darley stallion Librettist will shuttle from Europe to Westbury Stud in Karaka, New Zealand, for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • NZ Bloodstock Adds Asia Office

    New Zealand Bloodstock (NZB) will open new office in Asia -- New Zealand Bloodstock Asia -- that will be headed up by New Zealand Bloodstock representative Michael Kneebone. Based in Singapore, Kneebone will provide New Zealand Bloodstock's full range of bloodstock services in the region.

  • NZ Festival Sale Down 11.3% in Gross

    New Zealand Bloodstock's festival yearling sale closed out its two-day run Feb. 2 in Karaka with a gross revenue of NZ$4,498,700 (approximately $2,291,233 in U.S. funds), which was down only 11.3% from last year's total of NZ$5,073,850.

  • Tale of the Cat Colt Tops NZ Sale

    A Tale of the Cat-Eyes Light Up colt sold for the top price of NZ$205,000 ($106,342) Jan. 30 as New Zealand Bloodstock's select yearling auction ended its three-day run in Karaka. Australian trainer Lindsey Smith purchased the colt from Hallmark Stud.

  • Pentire Colt Sets Pace at Karaka

    A Pentire colt out of the winning Zabeel mare Surreal brought the top price of NZ$175,000 (approximately $92,802 in U.S. funds) during the second session of New Zealand Bloodstock's select yearling sale in Karaka Jan. 29. Dean Hawthorne purchased the colt from Rich Hill Thoroughbreds.

  • Street Cry Filly Tops NZ Sale Opener

    New Zealand Bloodstock's three-day select yearling sale experienced big downturns in business during its opening session at Karaka Jan. 28.

  • Gross Down 30.8% at NZ Yearling Sale

    Business declined significantly at New Zealand Bloodstock's premier yearling sale, which ended in Karaka Jan. 27 after a two-day run.

  • Market Down as NZ National Sale Opens

    The New Zealand national yearling auction is trailing behind last year's pace after the opening day in Karaka Jan. 26. During the first session of the sale's premier portion, the 173 horses that sold grossed NZ$25,973,500 (approximately $13,752,189 in U.S. funds) and averaged NZ$150,136 ($79,493). The median price was NZ$100,000 ($52,947).

  • Red Ransom Colt Shines in New Zealand

    The first day of New Zealand Bloodstock's ready to run sale of 2-year-olds showed resilience in troubled economic times. The results at Karaka held up well against those posted at last year's record-setting auction.

  • Drug Case of New Zealand Jockey Ongoing

    During a hearing regarding the drug use of New Zealand jockey Lisa Cropp before the country's Judicial Control Authority, forensic scientist and toxicology expert Dr. Ronald Couch told the panel that Cropp would have been "dead or at least unconscious" if the reported level of methamphetamine in her system recorded by a positive test was accurate.

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    Black Mamba Thriving on U.S. Soil

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter <P>Black Mamba has grown from a promising young filly in New Zealand into a grade I winner in the U.S. who now may be headed to the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships in October. The daughter of Black Minnaloushe is the first black type winner out her dam Sneetch.

  • Magic Millions Sale Continues Strong

    The 2008 Magic Millions broodmare sale continued to post strong numbers, with the stakes-winning Shalt Not brining $1.05 million to top the second day of the five-day auction.

  • Nom Du Jeu draws off in the Australian Derby under Jeff Lloyd.

    New Zealand-Breds Score in Aussie Derby

    The introduction of shuttlers and the vast improvement in the breeding industry in New Zealand over the past 10 years are starting to pay big dividends for the Kiwis now. This was showcased on a heavy turf track at Royal Randwick in Sydney April 26, when two Kiwi-bred and -trained horses ran first and second in the Aus$1.8 million (U.S $1.7 million) group I David Jones AJC Australian Derby.

  • Total Wagering Up in New Zealand

    The unaudited figures from the New Zealand Racing Board for the first six months of the 2007/08 season show that despite the challenges imposed by the equine influenza outbreak in Australia, business has continued to deliver strong turnover growth.

  • New Zealand Tests Imports for Equine Flu

    MAF Biosecurity New Zealand is retesting samples taken from horses imported directly from the United States to the Karaka quarantine facility due to conflicting test results that indicate the presence of equine influenza, the Sportsman of Australia has reported.

  • Traditionally to France

    Traditionally, one of three grade I winners out of unbeaten champion Personal Ensign, has been relocated to Haras du Thenney in France.

  • Van Nistelrooy stands for $25,000 at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.

    Van Nistelrooy Not Shuttling

    Van Nistelrooy, a young promising son of Storm Cat, will not be returning to Trelawney Stud in New Zealand for the 2008 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Shinzig (outside) powers to victory in the Orr Stakes.

    Shinzig Delivers Shock in Orr

    Traditionally a brilliant stallion making race, this year's rivetting rendition boasted nine previous group I winners, and the remaining seven runners had all placed at group I level.

  • Helmsman

    Helmsman to New Zealand

    Irish champion Helmsman, who has sired 20 runners that have won or placed in stakes, will stand at Grant Irvine's Dalacine Stud near North Palmerston in New Zealand,