Krug Powerful and Perfect in Flying Stakes Victory
29 March 2021
Perfect is the only way to sum up the powerful victory Krug (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) delivered
in the Group Two $49,000 Vero Three-Year-Old Flying Stakes (1980m)
at Addington on Friday night.
Aldebaran Floss (NZ) Stamps Her Class in Trotting Oaks Win
29 March 2021
Aldebaran Floss (NZ) (Muscle Mass) passed her toughest career test with flying colours when sprinting to victory in the Group Two $50,000 What The Hill New Zealand Trotting Oaks (1980m) at...
King Of Swing Leads New Zealand-bred Domination in Miracle Mile
12 March 2021
The class of the New Zealand-bred was on show on Australasian harness racing’s biggest stage when King Of Swing (NZ) (Rocknroll Hanover) powered to victory in the $A1,000,000 Miracle Mile...
Play Philly Earns Classy Group One Shot After Stakes Victory
10 March 2021
Play Philly (NZ) (Art Major) rounded off a weekend of standout black-type performances in New Zealand harness racing won by NZB Standardbred graduates after her victory at Addington on...
Krug Stars in Incredible Northern Derby Performance
8 March 2021
Simply stunning is the only way to describe the winning display Krug (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) produced in the $192,000 Group One Woodlands Stud Northern Derby (2700m) at Alexandra Park on Friday...
Montana D J Leads NZB Standardbred Graduate Domination
8 March 2021
Montana D J (NZ) (Captaintreacherous) delivered a powerful performance as NZB Standardbred graduates dominated the first two-year-old Group One events of the season at Alexandra Park on Friday...
Smith’s Selection Scores Instant Stakes Race Success
3 March 2021
Trainer-driver Gavin Smith backed his judgement and it paid off when My Ultimate Chevron (NZ) (Sweet Lou) sprinted to victory in the $23,000 Group Three Sapling Stakes (1609m) on...
Group One Success for Have No Fear as Kiwis Dominate
1 March 2021
NZB Standardbred graduate Have No Fear (NZ) (Father Patrick) registered his first Group One victory with his dominant win in the A$60,000 Alan Mance Need For Speed Prince Final (1720m) at Melton...
Entries Open for Inaugural 2021 Weanling Sale
26 February 2021
Entries for NZB Standardbred’s first-ever National Weanling Sale are now open,
set to be held as a physical sale at the Karaka Sales Centre in
Auckland on Monday 3 May.
After a successful...
Solid Day of Trade Concludes National Yearling Sale
24 February 2021
Over four days of trading and an unexpected postponement due to
COVID-19, NZB Standardbred has broken three records at the
conclusion of their 2021 National Yearling Sale.
The Sale Series...
Selective Session on Day Two of Christchurch Sale
23 February 2021
In a mixed day of selling, first season sire Vincent produced a NZB Standardbred record after Lot 237 (ex Suzys Delight) was sold for $215,000, the highest-ever price received for a yearling by a...
Quality Lots to the Fore on Day One of Christchurch Session
22 February 2021
After a week of anticipation heading into the postponed Christchurch session of NZB Standardbred’s 2021 National Yearling Sale, Day One of selling at Canterbury Agricultural Park kicked off...
Outpouring of Support for South Island Consignors
17 February 2021
Overwhelming offers of support for the Southern Bred Southern Reared group have demonstrated how close-knit the New Zealand standardbred breeding industry is following this week’s postponement...
Christchurch Session Delayed One Week
14 February 2021
With the recent government announcement and COVID-19 Alert Levels in Auckland resulting in restricted travel, New Zealand Bloodstock has made the decision to delay the Christchurch session of the...
Surge in Key Indicators at Opening Session
14 February 2021
After an incredible start to NZB Standardbred’s Auckland session at
the 2021 National Yearling Sale, all key critical indicators have
increased dramatically on last year’s figures.
Continued Success Strengthens Star Sale Pedigrees
14 February 2021
The continual success of the New Zealand standardbred has brought
many key updates to the 2021 NZB Standardbred National Yearling
Buyers across Australasia have been carefully...
Off N Gone Lives Up to Her Name in Standout Harness Million Victory
13 February 2021
Off N Gone (NZ) (Somebeachsomewhere) lived up to her name in emphatic fashion to win the $150,000 Listed NZB Standardbred Harness Million 3YO Fillies Pace (1980m) at Addington on Friday...
2021 National Yearling Sale Broadcast Schedule
12 February 2021
As anticipation builds for NZB Standardbred’s 2021 National Yearling Sale, viewers from around the globe can look forward to an enhanced sale broadcast over the duration of the five day...
IAHP Best Presented Award Expanded for 2021
12 February 2021
NZB Standardbred’s 2021 National Yearling Sale consignors will ensure their stock is in top condition to give them the best chance at securing the sought after International Animal Health...
La Rosa (NZ) Primed for Second Harness Million bid
11 February 2021
La Rosa (NZ) (Bettor’s
Delight) is primed and ready for her shot at back-to-back Harness
Million Sale Race Series victories at Addington on Friday
The emphatic winner of the...
New Zealand-Breds Deliver Timely Group One reminders
10 February 2021
New Zealand-bred standardbreds have produced a timely reminder of their incredible success in Australia with a dominant weekend of racing in Victoria just days out from NZB Standardbred’s 2021...
Boosted Numbers for Emerging Sires at National Standardbred Yearling Sale
9 February 2021
Increased offerings from the emerging stars of the standardbred breeding world are set to provide more opportunities for buyers at NZB Standardbred’s 2021 National Yearling Sale in Auckland and...
Online Bidding Registrations Open for National Yearling Sale
4 February 2021
Online bidding registrations for NZB Standardbred’s 2021 National
Yearling Sale held at Auckland and Christchurch are now
Despite international border closures, buyers using the...
Alabar to Offer Select Always B Miki Yearlings Next Sunday
3 February 2021
Graeme Henley had a hunch last year that he is pretty certain he
But he hopes the proof comes on the first day of the National Yearling Sale at Karaka on Sunday week.
As the boss of...
NZB Standardbred Yearlings Destined for Group One Success
29 January 2021
NZB Standardbred’s 2021 National Standardbred Yearling Sale held in Auckland and Christchurch gives buyers the best opportunity to ride the wave of success that graduates started across...
Strong Representation of Freshman Sires at National Yearling Sales
26 January 2021
Yearlings by freshman sires Vincent, What The Hill and Downbytheseaside will go under the hammer for the first time in New Zealand at NZB Standardbred’s 2021 National Yearling Sale in Auckland...
Aladdin Sees All Stars Out in Style
5 January 2021
The All Stars Stable finished in style at Alexandra Park on 31 December when Aladdin (NZ) (Sweet Lou) sprinted to victory in the $200,000 Listed NZB Standardbred Harness Million 3YO Colts &...
American Dealer Strikes Again
14 December 2020
American Dealer (NZ) (American Ideal) produced a perfect dress rehearsal for the upcoming $200,000 Listed NZB Standardbred Harness Million 2YO Colts & Geldings Final (2200m) with an emphatic...
2021 National Standardbred Yearling Sale Catalogue Online Now
1 December 2020
NZB Standardbred’s third annual National Standardbred Yearling Sale
catalogue can now be viewed online, with printed copies due to
arrive in letterboxes in early December.
NZB Standardbred Alumni Dominate Group One Finale
11 November 2020
NZB Standardbred graduates dominated yet another Group One event when It’s All About Faith (NZ) (Captaintreacherous) scored a deserved victory in the $138,000 Woodlands Stud Sires Stakes Final...
NZB Standardbred Graduates Trifecta Group Three Diamond Creek Farm Classic
1 November 2020
Dashing Major (NZ) (Art Major) produced a scintillating turn of speed to become the latest stakes race-winning graduate of NZB Standardbred’s 2019 National Yearling Sale at Ascot Park on...
Revised Yearling Sale Program for 2021 National Series
9 October 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.
Outamyway (NZ) Storms to Stakes Success
2 October 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...
Winning Spree Continues for Star Filly La Rosa (NZ)
2 October 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...
Stellar Line Up of Fillies Head Inaugural Harness Million Event
1 October 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
30 September 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
25 September 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...
Inaugural Harness Million Series Lights up Alexandra Park
24 September 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...
American Dealer (NZ) Storms to Stakes Success
21 September 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
21 September 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...
Class of 2019 Star in Sires Stakes Final
18 September 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...
Promising Fillies Battle for Harness Million Qualifier
17 September 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
16 September 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
7 September 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...
Graduates Swarm Crucial Harness Million Stepping Stone
3 September 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...
NZB Standardbred Graduates to Contest Million Dollar Spring
2 September 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...
NZB to Unveil New Bidding Technology
20 August 2020
While versatility and preparation in the industry is at its peak, New Zealand Bloodstock is pleased to announce the development of a new, robust online bidding platform specifically developed for...
Entries Open for 2021 National Yearling Sale
23 June 2020
Entries for New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2021 National Standardbred Yearling Sale are now open with the Sale taking place next summer at Karaka and Christchurch from Sunday 14 February to Wednesday...
Group One Victory for Jett Star in Pearl Classic
15 June 2020
A display of speed and toughness to win the Group One Pearl Classic Final (2130m) launched Jett Star (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) to the top of Western Australia’s two-year-old ranks at Gloucester...