Outstanding Buying Experience Offered at 2020 Yearling Sales

Tuesday, February 4, 2020


NZB Standardbred’s eagerly anticipated showpiece – the 2020 National Standardbred Yearling Sales features an outstanding catalogue of 388 yearlings.  

Carried through four days of selling action this February, prospective buyers will flock to either ends of the country to inspect the quality yearlings on offer. The week will kick off at the Karaka Sales Complex on 16 and 17 February and then head South to Canterbury Agricultural Park on 18 and 19 February.

2020 will mark the second year of the NZB Standardbred Yearling Sales and once again, NZB is pleased to deliver a buying experience that is renowned around the globe. Hailed by international buyers as a leader in terms of hospitality and Sale venues, our warm welcome and exceptional bloodstock on offer is what keeps them coming back.

With open spaces for inspecting horses and in close proximity to the bidding action, you will be in the hub of the buzzing atmosphere.

Once the gavel falls, every aspect of your bloodstock interests can be managed in the one location with NZB’s Airfreight, Insurance and Finance divisions.

NZB Airfreight has over fifty years of experience flying horses around the world and have offices located in both New Zealand and Australia. Your bloodstock can be flown anywhere, as far as the USA and Europe.

NZB Insurance are the preferred equine ensures of major breeding and racing establishments, with the opportunity to insure foals, yearlings, racehorses, broodmares and stallions. As soon as the gavel falls, you will have the ability to insure your investment.

NZB Finance is offering a lease-to-purchase on quality fillies and mares for future breeding prospects available at the 2020 Yearling Sale and 2020 All Age Sale’s at Christchurch and Karaka. Facilities at the 2020 All Age Sale’s will be available for pinhooking on approved weanling purchases with the aim of reselling at the 2021 National Standardbred Yearling Sale.

The iconic Karaka Sales Centre and facilities at the Canterbury Agricultural Park provide the ideal backdrop for the annual yearling harvest. Along with the quality horses, classic kiwi food and beverages are just a few highlights of the hospitality on offer this summer.

NZB can recommend hotels and serviced apartments for your stay in Auckland and Christchurch with negotiated preferential rates and special discounts at participating properties. A complimentary shuttle service for international buyers will be available from selected accommodation.

Rewarding New Zealand buyers for the investment made in purchasing from our Sales, NZB Standardbred is pleased to offer inter-island travel rebates to assist with flights and accommodation costs when travelling to/from Auckland and to/from Christchurch.

For more information, contact Rachel Deegan ([email protected]) or visit www.nzbstandardbred.co.nz.

NZB Standardbred 2020 National Standardbred Yearling Sale Schedule

Auckland Sale: 16 & 17 February 2020

Christchurch Sale: 18 & 19 February 2020