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The Oaks
The Oaks Stud took a different selling approach in 2021, but normal service will resume at Karaka this year, albeit in a small way. While the Cambridge farm is returning with a modest sample size, it oozes quality and General Manager Rick Williams has the highest of expectations for a trio of well-credentialled colts. Purchased…
Seaton Park
The youthful theme among Seaton Park’s line-up during the Book 1 session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale is also all inclusive of the stallions represented. The draft is dominated by young New Zealand-based stallions Ace High, Preferment, Tarzino and Tivaci. “We’ve got a few by Ace High as we are a share-holder in…
Rich Hill
Launching a new stallion is a step-by-step process and Rich Hill Stud is an experienced player with John Thompson quietly confident he can deal a winning hand at Karaka this year with Ace High. The first crop of Rich Hill’s dual Group 1-winning son of High Chaparral will be on offer during New Zealand Bloodstock’s…
Phoenix Park
An exceptional draft featuring the most explosive and current families – that’s the Phoenix Park promise for their 2022 New Zealand Bloodstock Yearling Sale draft. With twenty-four yearlings by some of Australia and New Zealand’s best stallions, it is the pedigree pages that really catch the attention of anyone reading the catalogue.  Australian buyers will…
Pencarrow Stud
With two successful sires emerging from their yearling drafts, Pencarrow Stud brings together the enviable combination of lush Waikato mineral rich countryside and decades of proud racing success. Their long established families continue to win at the highest levels across Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong thanks to their strong racing team and their ever-growing…
Mapperley Stud
Brutal (O’Reilly) is the latest G1 winner to carry the famous Mapperley brand, and the G1 Doncaster winner and young sire looks poised to join So You Think and Dundeel as successful G1 winning stallion graduates from Mapperley Stud. “Three stallions standing in the Hunter Valley have the Mapperley brand on their shoulder,” said Simms…
Jamieson Park
Be Inspired by Jamieson Park’s success. WATC Railway Stakes-G1 winner Inspirational Girl (Reliable Man) is the standout graduate from the rolling hills of Jamieson Park, and to have a G1 winning graduate after only a few years of operation must be incredibly satisfying for the team at Jamieson Park. They also sold SAJC Chairman’s Stakes-G3…
Bluebloods – Karaka 2022
For a week every January, the global thoroughbred industry’s eyes turn to Karaka in South Auckland as New Zealand’s world-renowned bloodlines go under the hammer in the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales Series. Circumstances have forced a change to that tradition in 2022, but the high standard of the bloodstock on offer remains the…
Cambridge Stud
Quality runs deep at Cambridge Stud through exciting young Group 1-winning stallions, a broodmare band of the highest calibre and a racing team headed by a glamour mare. Little wonder then that the iconic nursery continues to thrive on all equine fronts. Shuttle stallions Almanzor and Hello Youmzain, who has completed his first tour of…
Haunui Farm
The list of Champions to come off Haunui Farm always makes impressive reading. Just recently the likes of Melody Belle and Western Empire were raised on Haunui’s pastures, an experience shared by the 62 youngsters that the farm will present at Karaka in March. We spoke with Haunui’s Sales & Marketing Manager Shannon Taylor about…

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