The upgrade to ultra-fast fibre at Karaka and Canterbury Agricultural Park has enabled NZB to offer a user-friendly online bidding service for all registered buyers who are unable to travel to the Sale. Make sure you familiarise yourself with the online bidding process by watching NZB’s our full online bidding tutorial here.
Leading consignor Woodlands Stud NZ has prepared young standardbred stock for decades. Their National Standardbred Weanling Sale catalogue is represented by some of the biggest stallions in the game, including champion Bettor’s Delight, Sweet Lou, and emerging sires Downbytheseaside and What The Hill. Woodlands Stud will host a parade for all prospective buyers at Karaka on Sunday 2 May commencing at 1:00PM, Barn C.
Ripple Creek’s Trent Yesberg has been active throughout the day, so far purchasing four lots, including securing Lot 8, a Bettor’s Delight filly out of Christian Cullen mare Queen Camille (NZ) for $33,000 and Lot 71, a Father Patrick filly out of Con Grazia (NZ) (Majestic Son) for $30,000.
Aussie raider Dean Shannon made use of the trans-Tasman bubble, popping over for #NZBStandardbred’s National Weanling Sale. Shannon purchased three lots including two Always B Miki fillies he bought for $20,000 and $28,000 respectively and a Vincent filly he secured for $6,000.
Check out what Regan Todd Racing had to say about his $26,000 purchase. A Downbytheseaside colt out of Tricky Girl from Woodlands Stud.
John Street at Lincoln Farms purchased a number of weanlings alongside the guidance of trainer Ray Green at #NZBStandardbred’s National Weanling Sale. His purchases include a colt by exciting sire Vincent for $15,000, a filly by Sweet Lou bought for $14,000 and two lots by Art Major, a colt secured for $27,000 and a filly for $18,000.
John Taylor’s Georgia Brooke Lodge just sold Lot 71 to Trent Yesberg, a Father Patrick filly out of Con Grazia (NZ) (Majestic Son) for $30,000. Taylor’s small but select band of broodmares has seen him fetch prices of up to $200,000 from previous NZB Standardbred sales.
A strong session concluded NZB Standardbred’s first-ever dedicated National Weanling Sale, with healthy competition on quality lots found throughout the buying bench. Here’s what NZB Director and Operations Manager James Jennings had to say about the inaugural session.