Featuring: Mike McMahon and Jamie Hill of McMahon and Hill Bloodstock, Dennis Foster and Justin Casse
The benchmark on Day 3 of the 2019 National Yearling Sales Series was set by Bloodstock Agent Dean Hawthorne who was bidding on behalf of Jonathan Munz and his GSA Bloodstock operation in Australia.
Three Australian raiders have won the $1m Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie, and on Sunday the $1m Karaka Million 3YO Classic had its first Australian-trained winner.
Te Akau Racing and Brendan and Jo Lindsay are set to be major players in a huge week of selling action at Karaka 2019, and they joined forces for an unforgettable victory by Probabeel (NZ) (Savabeel) $1m Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie on Saturday evening.
$36,000 Select Sale purchase Madison County (NZ) (Pins) scored his second consecutive Group 1 win with a never-say-die performance in Saturday’s $225,000 Group 1 Fusion Electrical Levin Classic (1600m) at Trentham.
When January 26 rolls around the lights will come down on New Zealand’s richest sporting event of the year, the Karaka Million Twilight Meeting at Ellerslie Racecourse.