Group Results Strengthen National Yearling Sale

Monday, February 11, 2019

As we move into the final days before NZB’s inaugural National Yearling Sale, we have highlighted yearlings who have received timely pedigree updates since the catalogue went to print back in late 2018.

Group One

Tiger Tara 2018 Inter Dominion Victor
Tiger Tara - 2018 Inter Dominion Victor
  • Group One 2018 Inter Dominion and 2019 Hunter Cup winner Tiger Tara has to get top ranking, but blink and you will miss it because his three lots in Christchurch from the Late Ray Anicich’s ‘Tara’ family sell concurrently at Lots 339, 340 and 341
  • On the other side of Australia the Tim Butt-trained My Field Marshal took out the rich WA Fremantle Cup. His breeder Syd Brown will offer Lot 198, by Bettor’s Delight, at the Christchurch Sale followed by Lot 305 who is from the same family.
  • Current Group One winner Yayas Hot Stuff claimed the Newcastle Mile and his half-brother by American Ideal (Lot 62) will be offered on account of Rosslands Stud.
  • Dancingonmoonlight will present a Terror To Love colt at Lot 356 who is from a full sister to Group One WA Gold Nugget and WA 4YO Championship winner Anna Malak.
  • The 2019 WA Pacing Cup placegetters El Jacko and Maczaffair both have half-sisters in the Auckland Sale, Lot 10 and Lot 66 respectively.
  • Lot 381 also received an update when the colt’s half-sister Lenola Stride produced Enchanted Stride to place in the Breeders’ Crown 2YO Fillies Final.
  • Lindsay and Pam Turner had Tiger Swift placed in the Group One Queen of Hearts at Auckland. They will offer Lots 5, 79 and 114 from the same family. Lot 114 is a half-sister to Tiger Swift while Rosedale Farms have consigned Lot 336, a Sweet Lou colt, from a daughter of Tigerish.
  • Lot 57 catalogued in the Auckland Sale is a full sister to Buzinga who placed in the N.Z. Sires’ Stakes 3YO Fillies Final while Lot 151 in the trotting session at Christchurch is from a half-sister to the NZ Trotting FFA placegetter Le Lievre’s Gift.

Group Two

  • Australian-based Cheesy Fingers took out the 2019 NSW Raith Memorial providing pedigree updates to Lots 21 and 35.
  • Breckon Farms will offer Lot 101 who is a full brother to this year’s Vic Casey Classic winner Star Galleria.
  • On this side of the Tasman, Cambridge Futurity Classic winner Jack’s Legend has a half-brother by Art Major at Lot 237.

Group Three and Listed

  • The Whitelock’s will offer Lot 63 through the draft of Breckon Farms who is a half-brother to dual Group Three winner Funatthebeach, with victories in the Central Otago and Invercargill Cup’s.
  • In Australia, the Steven Reid-trained Utmost Delight claimed the 2019 Pure Steel and is related to Lot 116 catalogued in the Auckland Sale.
  • Lot 210 is a half-brother to Vampiro, winner of the WA James Brennan Memorial, while Lot 157 is a half-brother to Aldebaran Willo, winner of the Central Victorian Trotters’ Championship.
  • Woodlands Stud’s Lots 15 and 86 are both related to Aged Pace winner Henry Hubert while Lot 296 is a half-brother to NZ Sires Stakes 3YO Silver winner Cast No Shadow.
  • Five-time Group One-winning filly Elle Mac has paced an NZ Record, mile rating 1.51.6 over 1700m. She has a host of relatives in the two Sales including Lots 6, 12, 18, 32 and 129. Miss Streisand, from the same family, has now won seven Vic and NSW races and p.3, 1.53.
  • Cole Porter, who won the NZ Sapling Stakes as a 2YO, is a half-brother to Lot 78 and is closely related to Lot 130. Cole Porter has now won twice in America and paced 1.53.4.


As we head into the final countdown for the inaugural NZB Standardbred New Zealand National Standardbred Yearling Sale you can view the full catalogue online, click here for Auckland Lots and here for Christchurch Lots.

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