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Our aim is to assist our members and the industry in all areas of Thoroughbred Breeding. We have an exciting range of membership benefits, events, educational forums and breeders schemes which are intended to assist breeders to be more productive and profitable.

The NZB Insurance Pearl Series

The NZB Insurance Pearl Series is a bonus scheme for Southern Hemisphere bred fillies and mares, offering bonuses of almost $2.6 million and prize money of nearly $2.8 million. The scheme includes 200 individual races for fillies and mares over three seasons' racing, with bonuses for each race of up to $20,000. The Series has been designed to benefit owners, trainers and breeders of fillies and mares running in New Zealand and are available in all regions of the country. All bonuses are cumulative, ie a horse can win multiple bonuses throughout her racing career.

David Morris final blog from Taylor Made Kentucky

After an amazing 9 months on the Sunline Scholarship, it’s time to head home. Looking back on my time I can’t believe how quickly it has gone but I’m also looking forward to implementing theRead more

Ryan Stacey is awarded Irish National Stud Scholarship

The NZTBA is pleased to announce that Ryan Stacey has been awarded the Keith and Faith Taylor Family scholarship to study at the Irish National Stud in 2019. Stacey will leave New Zealand in JanuaryRead more

Moss'n'Dale delights Larsen with Craven Plate Win

In the shadow of The Everest at Randwick last week was a group three race worth around A$500,000 the weight-for-age Craven Plate over 2000 metres. It was a supporting race on the day, but on anyRead more

Bonneval secured by Waikato Stud

Waikato Stud has won the race to purchase the two-time New Zealand Horse of the Year and multiple Group One winner Bonneval. The Matamata nursery acted quickly when her retirement was announced lastRead more

The thoroughbred industry lost a Group One performer this week with the passing of Steve Brem

Brem at the young age of 69, died in Sydney after tenaciously battling cancer for a number of years. Throughout that time he never wavered from his love of the thoroughbred industry, and we wereRead more

Special win for Patrick Erin taking the G1 Metropolitan at Randwick

Outstanding Kiwi galloper Patrick Erin sat atop the Sydney staying ranks on Saturday afternoon after he produced a devastating sprint to capture the Gr.1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick.Read more

Windsor Park bred Debt Collector shines in Singapore

Following a five month spell in Australia, former Singapore Horse of the Year, Debt Collector (Thorn Park[AUS]-Prompt Payment[IRE]) returned to Singapore to take care of unfinished business. And he Read more

Puccini's eye catching first foals

The first foals by Puccini have arrived this spring and the early signs are promising for the son of Encosta De Lago with his foals showing real quality, great size and a good amount of bone. Read more

Breeder Andrew Fowler can not believe his luck

Pukekohe based breeder Andrew Fowler is struggling to believe his luck after his smashing Iffraaj(GB) filly Melt (ex Ticklish), demolished her rivals in the Gr.3 Cambridge Stud Northland BreedersRead more

Scholarship Taylor made to produce success

In a time when many are lamenting the lack of skilled workers in the thoroughbred industry, Faith Taylor is doing her bit to solve the problem. Taylor sponsors one of two scholarships that the NewRead more

A successful day for the Auckland Branch Awards and Stallion Parade

Following the parade of stallions at Westbury Stud and Haunui Farm last Sunday around 80 people attended an awards luncheon hosted by the Auckland Branch of the NZTBA . Held at the Karaka Sales CentRead more

Rios settles in to his new home

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.Read more
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