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Revised Yearling Sale Program for 2021 National Series

Friday, October 9, 2020

NZB Standardbred has announced a revised schedule for their National Standardbred Yearling Sale held in Auckland and Christchurch from Saturday 13 to Wednesday 17 February 2021.

The refreshed schedule will allow international buyers to actively participate at a local time that is beneficial for them, and accommodate the bumper catalogue of entries received. 

Outamyway (NZ) Storms to Stakes Success

Friday, October 2, 2020

Master trotting trainer Paul Nairn pulled off another feature race victory in the most thrilling of finishes when Outamyway (NZ) (Love You) won the $75,000 Listed NZB Standardbred Harness Million 2YO Trot (1980m) at Addington on Friday night.

Winning Spree Continues for Star Filly La Rosa (NZ)

Friday, October 2, 2020

Trainer Mark Jones enjoyed one of his biggest thrills in harness racing when La Rosa (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) ran away from her rivals to win the inaugural $150,000 Listed NZB Standardbred Harness Million 2YO Fillies Pace (1980m) at Addington on Friday night.

Stellar Line Up of Fillies Head Inaugural Harness Million Event

Thursday, October 1, 2020

A sparkling last start win shows La Rosa (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) is peaking just as the lucrative $150,000 Listed NZB Standardbred Harness Million 2YO Fillies Pace (1980m) has arrived.

Hot Juvenile Trotters Contest Harness Million Series Title

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

An intriguing battle of tactics is set to play out when the squaregaiting stars of tomorrow contest the first trotting event in the Harness Million Race Series at Addington on Friday 2 October.

Krug Makes History in Inaugural Harness Million

Friday, September 25, 2020

Krug (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) confirmed his star status and made history at Alexandra Park on Friday night when producing an explosive sprint to win the first-ever running of an NZB Standardbred Harness Million event.

Inaugural Harness Million Series Lights up Alexandra Park

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Harness racing fans can expect early fireworks when a star-studded field attempt to make history by winning NZB Standardbred’s first ever lucrative Harness Million Race Series event at Alexandra Park on Friday night.

American Dealer (NZ) Storms to Stakes Success

Monday, September 21, 2020

American Dealer (NZ) (American Ideal) reigned supreme as NZB Standardbred graduates dominated the first Group One of the new harness racing season at Alexandra Park on Friday night.

Superb Victory for Talented Filly Graduate

Monday, September 21, 2020

Avana (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) showed what a threat she will be in the upcoming NZB Standardbred Harness Million Sale Race Series when producing a scintillating finish to win at Addington on Thursday 17 September.

Class of 2019 Star in Sires Stakes Final

Friday, September 18, 2020

NZB Standardbred graduate Krug (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) will be out to claim his second title belt for the week when he starts as the hot favourite in the Group One Garrard’s Sires Stakes Final (1700m) at Alexandra Park on Friday 18 October.

Promising Fillies Battle for Harness Million Qualifier

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Thursday night’s Magness Benrow Sires’ Stakes Fillies Heat (1980m) at Addington is shaping as a crucial lead in to NZB Standardbred’s lucrative Harness Million Sale Race Series.

NZB Graduates Shine at New Zealand Harness Awards

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

NZB Standardbred graduates were crowned national champions in their first year of eligibility at the 2019-20 New Zealand Harness Awards at Addington on Monday night.

Graduates Launch into Million Dollar Spring   

Monday, September 7, 2020

Brilliant wins from star three-year-olds Krug (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) and It’s All About Faith (NZ) (Captaintreacherous) sent the anticipation ahead of their clash in the inaugural running of NZB Standardbred’s Harness Million Sale Race Series to a new level over the weekend.

Graduates Swarm Crucial Harness Million Stepping Stone

Thursday, September 3, 2020

NZB Standardbred’s class of 2019 will take important steps towards the inaugural running of the lucrative Harness Million Sale Race Series when they take to the track across New Zealand this weekend.

NZB Standardbred Graduates to Contest Million Dollar Spring

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Hailed as ‘The Million Dollar Spring’, New Zealand harness racing enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to in the new season as stakes for eighteen races have been announced for the country’s best two and three-year-old pacers and trotters.