NZB Airfreight on Track to Resume Flights
27 May 2020
Following the temporary suspension of equine exports last week due to a positive case of equine piroplasmosis, NZB Airfreight is confident that travel will resume shortly with increased testing...
Astonishing Results Conclude Online All Age Sale
27 May 2020
NZB Standardbred’s highly anticipated 2020 All Age Sale saw New Zealand’s largest breeding stock go under the digital hammer on New Zealand Bloodstock’s online subsidiary platform...
Last Chance to Secure Quality All Age Sale Stock
27 May 2020
Bidding for NZB Standardbred’s largest-ever online sale, the 2020
All Age Sale on gavelhouse.com, is set to close incrementally today
starting with Lot 1 from 1pm (NZT).
Buyers wishing to...
Home Straight for Bidding on All Age Sale
26 May 2020
New Zealand Bloodstock Standardbred bosses are seeing the last-day
flurry they expected as New Zealand’s largest ever online sale
comes into the home straight.
NZB Standardbred’s All Age Sale...
Early Bidding Strong for Online Sale
22 May 2020
The early numbers are very encouraging for New Zealand’s largest
ever online standardbred sale.
And NZB Standardbred representative Cam Bray says that it is not just from the early bids on the...
Bidding Open for 2020 All Age Sale
20 May 2020
Bidding is now avaliable for NZB Standardbred’s largest breeding
stock sale, the 2020 All Age Sale on
Featuring 148-catalogued lots, bidding will remain open for...
Expert Inspections Key for All Age Sale
20 May 2020
When it comes to buying weanlings, for respected sales veterinarian
Ivan Bridge it is all in the legs.
For the first time in New Zealand standardbred sales history, the entire All Age Sale run by...
Alabar Farms Support Online Sale With Quality Draft
11 May 2020
Alabar General Manager Graeme Henley says the upcoming All Age Sale
on gavelhouse.com is more than just a sale.
Because he believes it will be an important barometer for where the...
In-Person Inspections Permitted
8 May 2020
Under safe practice of hygiene and protocol measures, NZB Standardbred can confirm that bloodstock agents and industry licenced professionals are now permitted to enter studs and agistment farms...
Woodlands Gear Up for Value Sale
7 May 2020
Woodlands Stud boss Andrew Grierson knows he is about to gift
somebody a bargain.
But he says that is all part of game for the breeding powerhouse as they count down to New Zealand’s largest ever...
2020 All Age Sale Live on gavelhouse.com
2 May 2020
New Zealand’s largest breeding stock sale of standardbreds
featuring weanlings, yearlings, racehorses and broodmares is now
live and available to view on gavelhouse.com.
The 2020 All Age Sale...
NZB Airfreight Resumes with Trial Flight
28 April 2020
Under strict health and safety requirements, New Zealand Bloodstock
Airfreight has successfully completed a test flight with a small
pool of horses from Auckland to Sydney.
With new regulations and...
Opportunity to Secure Harness Million Series Eligible Stock
23 April 2020
The NZB Standardbred 2020 All Age Sale catalogue to be conducted on gavelhouse.com is beaming with racetrack potential, including a standout index of youngsters eligible for NZB Standardbred’s...
Equine Flights to Return
17 April 2020
Confidence is growing horse flights to Australia should be able to
return within a month.
But New Zealand Bloodstock Airfreight Manager Greg Northcott says it could take longer for anything like...
Sire Representation Strengthens 2020 All Age Sale
17 April 2020
A strong line up of 28 sires available to the New Zealand breeding industry feature throughout New Zealand Bloodstock’s largest standardbred breeding stock sale, the 2020 All Age Sale to be...
gavelhouse.com Set to Launch Enhanced Site
16 April 2020
In conjunction with parent company New Zealand Bloodstock, industry leader in online thoroughbred and standardbred sales, gavelhouse.com, will launch an enhanced platform in May named Gavelhouse...
Group One Bloodlines on Offer at All Age Sale
9 April 2020
The New Zealand Bloodstock 2020 All Age Sale, set to be conducted on the digital platform gavelhouse.com this May, is brimming with plenty of Group One-winning relations who have ample credentials...
2020 All Age Sale to be Conducted on gavelhouse.com
3 April 2020
New Zealand Bloodstock’s largest standardbred breeding stock sale is now set to be conducted on the digital platform gavelhouse.com this May, with an early release of the full catalogue...
All Age Sale Cancelled
26 March 2020
With the government’s announcement that the country is to go into lock-down due to the COVID-19 virus, NZB Standardbred has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 All Age Sale, scheduled...
NZB Airfreight Equine Flight Update
23 March 2020
The government’s recent announcements regarding further travel restrictions and New Zealand border closures due to COVID-19 has resulted in the suspension of all international equine flights...
COVID-19 Update from New Zealand Bloodstock
17 March 2020
New Zealand Bloodstock is watching the COVID-19 situation closely with regards to how it might affect upcoming sales held at Karaka.
First Class Heads Group Three Kindergarten Stakes
16 March 2020
First Class (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) lived up to his name when scorching to an impressive win in the Group Three Kindergarten Stakes (1609m) at Wyndham on Saturday. Driver Tim Williams...
Krug Too Strong in Group One Cardigan Bay
9 March 2020
Krug (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) scored his first Group One victory with ease at Alexandra Park on Friday night to confirm his status as New Zealand’s leading two-year-old male pacer and marked...
Final Results for 2020 National Standardbred Yearling Sale
5 March 2020
After a whirlwind week at NZB Standardbred’s National Yearling
Sale, final results have been accumulated from selling over four
days in Auckland and Christchurch.
This year’s record-breaking...
Compact Sales Format for NZB Standardbred All Age Sale
3 March 2020
This year, the 2020 NZB Standardbred All Age Sale will take place
over one action-packed day on Monday 4 May at the iconic Karaka
The revised structure will see one session of selling...
Matt Anderson Claims First Group Victory with Town Echo (NZ)
2 March 2020
After only two starts for two wins, Town Echo (NZ) (Art Major)
secured her first ever stakes victory at the Cheviot Harness Racing
Club meeting at Addington on Sunday.
The Art Major filly verified...
NZB Standardbred Trifecta First Group Victory
27 February 2020
After his third start, 2019 NZB Standardbred Sales graduate Krug (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) scored a front-running victory in the Group Three Sapling Stakes (1609m) race for two-year-old pacers...
Phenomenal Results See Out 2020 Yearling Sale
19 February 2020
As the gavel fell on NZB Standardbred’s 2020 National Yearling Sale, the record-breaking sale emulated the results from the inaugural Sale further cementing New Zealand Bloodstock as market...
Australasian Record on Day One at Christchurch
18 February 2020
The momentum has continued from NZB Standardbred’s Auckland session into Day One of the National Yearling Sale in Christchurch, with all key sale statistics exceeding results of the 2019...
NZB Standardbred Enters Uncharted Territory
17 February 2020
Day One of NZB Standardbred’s second ever National Standardbred
Yearling Sale kicked off at Karaka on Monday, with record-breaking
results rounding out the Auckland Sale.
The Sale broke records...
Major Pedigree Updates for 2020 Catalogue
14 February 2020
Since the catalogue went to print at the beginning of November, elite races across New Zealand and Australia have delivered a series of major pedigree updates to the NZB Standardbred 2020 National...
NZB Standardbred Broadcast Reach Expanded for 2020
13 February 2020
The broadcast for the 2020 NZB Standardbred National Yearling Sale
is set to go to new heights with the addition of a stand-alone
Freeview Channel added into the mix.
From Monday 17 February...
2020 All Age Sale Call for Entries
10 February 2020
Entries are now open for NZB Standardbred’s 2020 All Age Sale, with
sessions to be held in Auckland and Christchurch.
The format for the 2020 Sale will see two one day sessions held on Friday 17...
Outstanding Buying Experience Offered at 2020 Yearling Sales
4 February 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...
Second leg of NZB Airfreight $100,000 Triple Crown Bonus
30 January 2020
Wainui Creek (NZ) (Bettor’s Delight) heads into this Friday’s Group
Two $50,000 Garrards Premier Mares Championship at Addington with
it all in front, or outside of her.
The Barry Purdon...
Strong Sire Representation at 2020 Sale
26 January 2020
By whatever metric you choose, the sires catalogued in New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2020 National Standardbred Yearling Sale represent some of the best available in the world. The internationalism...
It’s All About Faith Excels in First Young Guns Feature
17 December 2019
In his first start at Alexandra Park, NZB Standardbred graduate It’s All About Faith (Captaintreacherous) scored a brilliant victory on debut in Friday’s Heat 1 of the $23,000 Breckon Farms...
Ultimate Sniper Headlines Alexandra Park
13 December 2019
The spotlight will shine on harness racing in Auckland this month, with a lucrative purse to be won at the 2019 Inter Dominion Pacing and Trotting Championship Finals. As the dust settles on the...
First NZB Standardbred Graduates Take Flight
12 December 2019
The first crop of graduates sold through NZB Standardbred’s inaugural National Standardbred Yearling Sales are set to compete this Friday in heat one of the Young Guns Series (1700m). A highly...
New Zealand a Breeding Ground for Success
27 November 2019
As catalogues for the second edition of NZB Standardbred’s National Standardbred Yearling Sales arrive in letterboxes around the globe, a timely reminder about the immense success of the breed...
2020 NZB National Standardbred Yearling Sale Catalogue Released
20 November 2019
Following an unprecedented inaugural Sale, the second edition of NZB Standardbred’s National Standardbred Yearling Sale catalogue is now online with printed copies due to arrive in letterboxes...
$100,000 Triple Crown Takes Off
4 October 2019
New Zealand Bloodstock today announced a new Triple Crown Series
for pacing mares set to offer a significant $100,000 bonus for the
The NZB Airfreight Triple Crown Bonus* will...
He Came, He Saw, He Spanked'em
30 September 2019
That was the headline on Australia’s National Trotguide front page back in March after the Kiwi Spankem won in the A$1,000,000 NSW Miracle Mile. Crowning his incredibly successful season at...
30 September 2019
The 2018-19 Airpark Canterbury & Addington Raceway Owners Pass Owner Of The Year Victorian Jean Feiss collected top honours at Saturday’s Harness Racing New Zealand 2018-19 Awards.
Majestic Son Shines Bright on gavelhouse.com Award
30 September 2019
Alabar Farm’s Majestic Son was fittingly awarded the gavelhouse.com Trotting Stallion Of The Year for the second year running at Saturday night’s Harness Racing New Zealand Awards.
The ‘Belle of Montana' Park
30 September 2019
Montana Park is the racing and breeding operation of Queensland’s Dean Shannon and after an intriguing season long tussle with Princess Tiffany, his pride and joy, Belle Of Montana was voted...
Meet the Team - Episode 4
20 September 2019
Meet the Team - Episode 4 Get to know the people behind New Zealand Bloodstock and their connections in the industry. This week's episode features NZB Marketing and Hospitality ace Harry...
Meet the Team - Episode 3
9 September 2019
Get to know the people behind New Zealand Bloodstock and their connections in the industry. This week's episode features NZB Finance duo Mitchell Davis and Nicola Andrews.
Meet the Team - Episode 2
9 September 2019
Get to know the people behind New Zealand Bloodstock and their connections in the industry. Featuring NZB Airfreight team members Sharon McDowell and Robert Logan.