Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Entries Due for Karaka 2015

Entries Due for Karaka 2015

New Zealand Bloodstock is calling for entries for its 88th National Yearling Sales Series and invites breeders to nominate their yearlings by the end of today - Monday 7 July.

The 2015 National Yearling Sales Series will be held at the iconic Karaka Sales Complex fromMonday 26 January to Monday 2 February.

Attracting some the best yearlings in Australasia, along with a top-class buying bench of respected international and local buyers, the National Yearling Sales Series is the showpiece event on New Zealand’s thoroughbred sales calendar.

This year’s edition of the National Yearling Sales Series provided increases across all key statistics as the average, median and clearance rate all outstripped the previous year’s results.

Karaka Premier Sale: 26 & 27 January

The Karaka Premier Sale gives yearlings exposure to the industry’s leading owners, trainers, agents and syndicators from all over the world, with buyers from 10 individual countries purchasing at the Sale in 2014.

Amongst a host of active buyers, David Ellis, Hong Kong Jockey Club, Graeme & Debbie Rogerson, Bruce Perry, Duncan Ramage, Bryce Heys, John Chalmers, Gai Waterhouse, James Harron, Peter Moody and Paul Moroney all spent over $1m at the Premier Sale alone in 2014.

The Karaka Premier Sale attracts some of the best pedigrees in Australasia, featuring a comprehensive selection of New Zealand and Australia’s best sires, with owners across New Zealand and Australia shrewdly placing their yearlings at the Premier Sale to reach their full potential.

The Entry Fee for the NZB Premier Sale is NZ$1,800 + GST per yearling.

Karaka Select Sale: 28 – 30 January

The success of the Karaka Select Sale is flourishing, in both the sale ring and on the racetrack.

The quality of yearlings presented at the Sale continues to impress buyers, evident by this year’s remarkable results where figures surged across the board. And with 11 individual countries actively buying in 2014, the Select Sale is gaining momentum with international buyers as much as locals.

Racetrack performance continues to stamp this session as a hotbed of opportunity for buyers, with seven Group 1 winners this season alone including standout two-year-old Vespa, the winner of the $1m Karaka Million along with the Group 1 Diamond Stakes, accompanied byFamous Seamus, Kirramosa, Viadana, Shuka, Historian & Miss Mossman.

The Entry Fee for the NZB Select Sale is $1,100 + GST per yearling.

Karaka Festival Sale: 1 & 2 February

The Karaka Festival Sale is the final session of Sales Week. This season its merits have been well-established with performances by Beauty’s Beast, Durham Town, Zennista,Durjardin, Best Season, Second Time Lucky and many more in stakes races across Australasia and Asia.

The 2014 edition of the Sale delivered strong results as all key statistics increasing significantly. The average rose 17%, the median strengthened by 25%, and the clearance rate was 81%.

The Entry Fee for the NZB Festival Sale is $600 + GST per yearling.

South Island Session: 17 April

This year saw the South Island’s annual showcase moved to April to form part of the National Yearling Sales Series for the first time. The move was a success with a bumper catalogue of over 150 entered for the Sale, more than double the number in 2013, and over $1m spent on the day.

Entries for the South Island Sale are now open and will remain open until 10 February 2014. The Sale will include mixed bloodstock sessions as well.

The Entry Fee for the South Island Session is $600 + GST per yearling.

For entry forms for Karaka 2015 contact Entries Co-ordinator Mary Jane Harvey at (09) 2980055 or by email to reception@nzb.co.nz.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Cosmetics & Pollution: Proposal To Ban Microbeads

Cosmetic products containing microbeads will be banned under a proposal announced by the Minister for the Environment today. Marine scientists have been advocating for a ban on the microplastics, which have been found to quickly enter waterways and harm marine life. More>>

ALSO:

NIWA: 2016 New Zealand’s Warmest Year On Record

Annual temperatures were above average (0.51°C to 1.20°C above the annual average) throughout the country, with very few locations observing near average temperatures (within 0.5°C of the annual average) or lower. The year 2016 was the warmest on record for New Zealand, based on NIWA’s seven-station series which begins in 1909. More>>

ALSO:

Farewell 2016: NZ Economy Flies Through 2016's Political Curveballs

Dec. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's economy batted away some curly political curveballs of 2016 to end the year on a high note, with its twin planks of a booming construction sector and rampant tourism soon to be joined by a resurgent dairy industry. More>>

ALSO:


NZ Economy: More Growth Than Expected In 3rd Qtr

Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the September quarter as a booming construction sector continued to underpin activity, spilling over into related building services, and was bolstered by tourism and transport ... More>>

  • NZ Govt - Solid growth for NZ despite fragile world economy
  • NZ Council of Trade Unions - Government needs to ensure economy raises living standards
  • KiwiRail Goes Deisel: Cans electric trains on partially electrified North Island trunkline

    Dec. 21 (BusinessDesk) – KiwiRail, the state-owned rail and freight operator, said a small fleet of electric trains on New Zealand’s North Island would be phased out over the next two years and replaced with diesel locomotives. More>>

  • KiwiRail - KiwiRail announces fleet decision on North Island line
  • Greens - Ditching electric trains massive step backwards
  • Labour - Bill English turns ‘Think Big’ into ‘Think Backwards’
  • First Union - Train drivers condemn KiwiRail’s return to “dirty diesel”
  • NZ First - KiwiRail Going Backwards for Xmas
  • NIWA: The Year's Top Science Findings

    Since 1972 NIWA has operated a Clean Air Monitoring Station at Baring Head, near Wellington... In June, Baring Head’s carbon dioxide readings officially passed 400 parts per million (ppm), a level last reached more than three million years ago. More>>

    ALSO:

    Get More From Scoop

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Business
    Search Scoop  
     
     
    Powered by Vodafone
    NZ independent news