Group One-producing sire Rios has settled in well at Upstage Bloodstock, Danica Guy’s Matamata property where he will serve a handful of quality mares in his first season at the boutique operation.
New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds has cemented itself as the leading sale of its kind in Australasia with an incomparable 17 Group One wins and 117 stakes wins claimed by graduates of the Sale in the last five seasons.
The Minister of Racing Winston Peters presented the report in Hamilton
River Control (NZ) (Choisir), who was purchased for $40,000 at the 2014 Premier Sale, picked up the eighth and most significant victory of his career to date in Sunday’s M$800,000 Macau Gold Cup (1800m).
Bonneval has become a dual Horse of the Year winner
Twenty-five awards were presented at the 2018 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards dinner in Auckland on Sunday night.