Karaka graduate Kolding (NZ) (Ocean Park) has brilliantly passed his first black-type test, recording a fourth consecutive win with an outstanding performance in Saturday’s A$350,000 Group 2 Ascot Green Queensland Guineas (1600m) at Eagle Farm.

Kolding (NZ) Extends Winning Streak in Guineas


Karaka graduate Kolding (NZ) (Ocean Park) has brilliantly passed his first black-type test, recording a fourth consecutive win with an outstanding performance in Saturday’s A$350,000 Group 2 Ascot Green Queensland Guineas (1600m) at Eagle Farm.

Imelda Mary (NZ) and Queen of Diamonds (NZ) Share Filly of the Year title as Sentimental Miss (NZ) Wins Oaks


Saturday’s $400,000 Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand Oaks at Trentham was the 10th and final leg of the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series, and it was expected to be a tie-breaker, but Sentimental Miss (NZ) (Reliable Man) had other ideas.

Rich Hill bred takes Gr.2 Adelaide Cup


Monday’s Gr.2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) winner Surprise Baby has provided a stunning return on investment for connections of the Kiwi stayer, who purchased the son of Shocking for just $5,500 from online auction gavelhouse.com as an unraced three-year-old.

Karaka Graduates Quinella Adelaide Cup


Karaka graduate Surprise Baby (NZ) (Shocking) has stepped up to the big time in style, winning Monday’s A$400,000 Group 2 TAB Adelaide Cup (3200m) with a spectacular breakthrough performance.

Melody Belle (NZ) Wins Epic Battle of Star Karaka Graduates


Melody Belle (NZ) (Commands) and Danzdanzdance (Mastercraftsman) are two outstanding, multiple Group 1-winning mares who went through the Karaka sale ring as yearlings.

Breeders' Stakes victory a lifetime high for McCarthy


Years of involvement in racing and breeding balanced by significant input to industry administration were rewarded when the Greg McCarthy-owned and bred filly Aretha won last Saturday’s $100,000 J Swap Contractors Matamata Breeders’ Stakes.

NZB’s South Island Sale Catalogue Available Online


New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sales Series heads south to showcase the South Island Session with the 61-lot catalogue available online now and arriving in the post from late March.