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Smith adds another name to honour board

In 2018 Australian historian and philanthropist Bill Gibbins approached the Warrnambool Racing Club about hosting a race to commemorate and honour the heroic servicemen and their horses who fought inRead more

Taddy takes home Judge’s Choice Award

Megan Liefting’s comeback to competitive riding can be chalked up as a success after the accomplished horsewoman and her homebred gelding Just Got Home (Storming Home – Justa Tad) were awardedRead more

Karaka 2021 Yearling Inspection Tours

New Zealand Bloodstock have organised a couple of parade schedules, to be conducted pre-Christmas for the Central Districts and South Island areas, inspecting yearlings destined for Karaka 2021.Read more

Chittick Savouring Further Racetrack Success from Graduates

Amidst the hustle and bustle of another busy morning at Waikato Stud, principal Mark Chittick was pleased to be able to sit down and catch his breath as he reflected on another stellar 48 hours for tRead more

Hardy Kiwi Bred Wins Prestigious Jericho

Grangewilliam Stud stallion Zed (Zabeel- Emerald Dream) is having a spring to remember and as we venture into summer the juggernaut continued as his six-year-old son Count Zero (Zed- My Duchess) Read more

Entries Open for New National Online Yearling Sale

Off the back of a successful Ready to Run Sale with the addition of a new online bidding facility, New Zealand Bloodstock is pleased to announce their further expansion into the realm of onlineRead more

Life Long Dream for Irish Flame's Breeder Realised

She may have lived on the Central Coast of New South Wales for 40 years, but Margaret Reid the part-owner and breeder of the Listed Ballarat Cup winner Irish Flame (Zed- Fleur De L’Orient) is stillRead more

Syndicate Taking Success in their Stride with Levante

Ancroft Stud owner Philip Brown is keeping his feet on the ground as excitement mounts all around him over the potential of four-year-old galloper Levante (Proisir (AUS)-Island Doy (GB) by Doyoun). Read more

Kiwis claim Ballarat Cup with Irish Flame

Former Kiwi galloper Irish Flame (Zed (NZ)- Fleur De L'orient (NZ) by Thunder Gulch) overcame a torrid run and a frantic finish to score a narrow victory in Saturday's Listed A$500,000 Ballarat CupRead more

Media Sensation Dominates On-Speed in Group Two Feature

Talented mare Media Sensation (I Am Invincible (AUS)- Different To (NZ) by High Chaparral) backed up an eye-catching performance at the Ellerslie trials earlier this month with a comprehensiveRead more

Reliable Man Mare Dominant in Railway

Five-year-old mare Inspirational Girl (by Reliable Man (GB)- Inspired (AUS) by Zabeel) produced a devastating turn of foot under popular jockey William Pike to race away with the Gr.1 Railway StakesRead more

Savabeel colt tops Ready To Run Sale

As the curtain came down on a successful New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale, a colt by Savabeel out of the O’Reilly mare Miss Opulence, a half-sister to multiple Group One winners Sir Slick aRead more


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