By Phillip Quay in association with Brown Pennell Te Awamutu-trained four-year-old Moneytree is a Cups horse in the making.
By Phillip Quay In association with Brown Pennell Confirmation of a major new sponsorship from Cambridge’s Linwood Park could see the Waipa Racing Club re-introduce the Galilee Stakes to its racing calendar next season if ratified by the pattern racing review panel.
Auckland — A solid pace continued on day two of New Zealand Bloodstock's Select Sale today at Karaka, with figures holding up strongly against last year's successful edition.
Auckland — It was a solid day's trade at the opening session of New Zealand Bloodstock's three-day Select Sale [yesterday] at Karaka, highlighted by the $170,000 Pentire filly presented as the second to last lot of the day.
It was a new day in every way on the second day of New Zealand Bloodstock's Karaka Premier Sale today [31 January], with a renewed vigour ringside as the broad buying international bench stepped up a gear to compete for the remaining Premier Sale lots on offer.
Karaka Select Sale graduate The Travelling Man (NZ) burst into Blue Diamond contention yesterday at Caulfield as he ran his opposition into the ground in the Listed MRC Blue Diamond Preview (1000m).
Auckland — Watch the Karaka Million Broadcast in HDFlying turf and the thunder of hooves - punters tuning into Trackside, TAB TV and SKY Sport 1 to catch the Karaka Million raceday at Ellerslie on Sunday will experience racing like they've never seen or heard it before when the on-course action is broadcast in full high-definition for the first time.
Trentham — The seventh leg of New Zealand Bloodstock's Filly of the Year Series, the $70,000 Group 3 Tiger Prawn Desert Gold Stakes (1600m), is set to take place at Trentham on Saturday, with a host of talented fillies contesting a wide open affair.
Auckland — Two contenders for the $1 million Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) (Res.L) - New Zealand's richest race - got their first look at the Ellerslie track today [24 January], with kiwi ex-pats Ockham's Razor (NZ) and Sell in May (NZ) having their first gallop on home soil.
Trentham — Tough Zabeel seven-year-old Six O'Clock News (NZ) has rewarded his connections' faith as he returned to winning form yesterday with a tough performance in the $70,000 Group 3 Mills Reef Winery Trentham Stakes (2100m) on Saturday.
Trentham — After an exciting build-up over the last few months, the field for this Sunday's $1 million Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) (Res.L) - New Zealand's richest race - will be finalised on Wednesday with nominations closing [today] 24 January, at midday.
Trentham — The three-year-old son of Thorn Park, Ocean Park (NZ), showed that he is a colt with a big future when he lead an NZB trifecta with a stunning four-and-a-half-length victory in the Group 3 $70,000 Phil Cataldo Bloodstock Wellington Stakes (1600m) at Trentham on Saturday.
Racing at Flemington on Saturday saw Karaka graduates take three races on the card, including At the Heads (NZ) who won his first race at black-type level when claiming the feature $150,000 Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m).
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