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TO THE NEW ZEALAND
THOROUGHBRED BREEDERS' ASSOCIATION

You’re Invited

NZTBA Waikato Branch together with
Te Aroha Jockey Club
kindly invite all
Members of the NZTBA to join them on
Saturday 6th April at Te Aroha for the
running of the Group One Fiber Fresh
New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders
Stakes
in their Marquee by the Parade Ring.

ROLL OF HONOUR

Check out the latest NZ Bred Group and Listed Winners

2018/19 Season

Check out the latest NZ Bred Group and Listed Winners - 2018/19 Season

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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.

Furore extends NZ's record in the Hong Kong Derby

The Frankie Lor-trained Furore continued New Zealand’s stellar record in the HK$18million Hong Kong Derby (2000m) when he took out the Classic race at Sha Tin on Sunday. Bred in New Zealand byRead more

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 fromRead more

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 JRead more

Paul’s Princess getting Group rewards

Things haven’t always gone to plan with Princess Kereru (NZ) (Pins) but they seem to be working out just fine now. The recent Gr.3 Waikato Stud Plate (1200m) winner was bred by Paul Humphries andRead more

G1 ​Breeders’ Stakes set for its 48th running

This year the Gr.1 New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) will be run for the 48th time. The Fibre Fresh-sponsored feature, which each year attracts a strong field of qualityRead more

Ryan Stacey's first blog from the Irish National Stud

As I arrived in Dublin after a surprisingly straightforward 24-hour trip, I was welcomed by Jerry who works at the Irish National Stud. He was there to pick up myself and 2 other students, JockRead more

Magic twenty fours hours for Windsor Park

Saturday’s victory by Aretha in the Gr.2 J Swap Contractors Ltd Matamata Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) brought double delight for well-known Cambridge-based breeding operation Windsor Park Stud. TheRead more

Glory Days and the Hunt factor

Over the past month Glory Days (Red Giant[USA]-Bilancia), On The Rocks (Alamosa- Cold Shoulder), and He Kin Fly (Darci Brahma – Shi Kin Fly) have all won black type races, however that’s not allRead more

Beauty Generation - what a star for the New Zealand breeding industry

New Zealand-bred gelding Beauty Generation flattened all-comers again at Sha on Sunday as Hong Kong’s champion bagged a sixth career Group One success in the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m).Read more

Hooked on a yearling

Pinhooking is a notoriously tough game but Windsor Park Stud’s Yearling Manager Alice Berry is doing her best to turn it into a profitable past-time. In 2018 English-born Berry owned a small shareRead more

Treasure find for Cambridge Breeder

Cambridge based breeder Sue Westend, was devastated when she lost her mare My Amnesia (AUS) {Elvstroem[AUS]-Attire[AUS]) foaling in 2015, and vowed to get herself another mare from that family.Read more

Dream week for Canterbury breeders

Canterbury based breeder Cheryl Wilson is this week trying to catch her breath after a whirl wind week of racing and yearling sales. Wilson and her partner Bruce Sheat, members of the Canterbury,Read more
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