Per Incanto colt tops Book 2 session of NZB Karaka Yearling Sale

Constance Cheng-bred $160,000 colt bound for Hong Kong after Foote strikes Respected agent John Foote believes Per Incanto (Street Cry) remains an underrated stallion who has a growing reputation as a sire of quality horses, particularly in Hong Kong, which is where yesterday’s top-priced lot from Book 2 of the New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling... Read More

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Vegadaze in Expressway mix Vegadaze (Lope De Vega) will have his first start since August when he lines up in Saturday’s Expressway Stakes (Gr 2, 1200m) after he was one of four horses added to the rearranged contest. A field of ten has been declared with Kolding (Ocean Park) the most significant late nomination but... Read More

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Invador on target for Auckland Cup Platinum Invador (Redwood) will take a step closer to his Auckland Cup (Gr 1, 3200m) aspirations when he lines-up in the Taranaki Cup (Gr 3, 1800m) at New Plymouth on Saturday. The Central Districts stayer put in an eye-catching run to win the City of Auckland Cup (Gr 3,... Read More

Entertaining and crowd-pulling: why the picnics remain one of racing’s best days out

Big crowd, a buzz in the betting ring, carnival atmosphere and a very good racing surface. No, not Flemington, but the Australia Day picnic races at Balnarring.  The formula is simple, of course. Twenty bucks to get in – kids go free – and then please yourself. That is, you may bring in your own... Read More

Moody makes play for $500,000 Exceed And Excel filly

Savabeel colt also fetches six-figure sum as vibrant Book 1 sale at Karaka comes to a close Two $500,000 lots have brought the curtain down on what investors on both sides of the fence deemed to be a successful three-day Book 1 New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale. The Exceed And Excel (Danehill) filly and... Read More

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Onepiece blows away Jockey Club rivals Arima Kinen (Gr 1, 2500m) winner Blast Onepiece (5 c Harbinger ex Tsurumaru Onepiece by King Kamehameha) proved to be a cut above his rivals as he bounced back to winning ways in the American Jockey Club Cup (Grade 2, 2200m) on the Nakayama turf yesterday. Last seen finishing... Read More