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Top prospects on show at Karaka

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New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale is Australasia’s leading source of breeze-up talent with graduates delivering more than 100 stakes wins and 17 Group 1 victories in the last five seasons.

On November 21 and 22, the latest wave of potential black type contenders will go under the hammer with 445 2-year-olds by 110 leading Australasian sires to go through the Karaka ring.

The families of elite Classic winners can be tapped into at the Sale with 57 lots catalogued who have a Derby winner on their pedigree page and 63 lots with a Guineas winner featuring.

Derby families

Prima Park’s Lot 199 is a colt by Savabeel (Zabeel {NZ}) who is a full-brother to the G1 Queensland Derby winner Brambles (NZ) (Savabeel)

Diamond Lodge will offer Lot 69, a filly by Savabeel (Zabeel {NZ}), who is a three-quarter sister to the G1 New Zealand Derby winner Helene Vitality (Zabeel {NZ}). He also placed in the G1 Australian Guineas.

Savabeel

They will also present Lot 417, a colt by Tavistock (NZ) (Montjeu {IRE}) and a half-brother to G1 New Zealand Derby winner Habibi (NZ) (Ekraar {USA}).

Lo 91 from Riversley Park is half-brother by Burgundy (NZ) (Redoute’s Choice) to the current G1 Victoria Derby placegetter Sully (NZ) (Reliable Man {GB}).

Kiltannon Stables have Lot 97 Super Easy (NZ) (Darci Brahma {NZ}), who is a half-brother to Singapore’s 2017 Champion Polytrack Horse and Listed Singapore Derby placegetter Nova Strike (NZ) (Red Giant {USA}).

Ohukia Lodge’s Lot 435 is a colt by Sacred Falls (NZ) (O’Reilly {NZ}), he is a three-quarter brother to Listed Hong Kong Derby Trial winner and Hong Kong Derby placegetter Unique Jewellery (NZ).

Sacred Falls

Guineas performers

Regal Farm will offer Lot 234, a colt by Sweet Orange (USA) (Sweet Orange {USA}) and a half-brother to Singapore’s Champion 3YO Miler and Stayer, and Listed Singapore Guineas winner Onceuponatime (NZ) (Van Nistelrooy {USA})..

Ohukia Lodge have consigned a gelding, Lot 200, by Proisir (Choisir), who is a half-brother to current NZB Filly of the Year and G1 New Zealand One Thousand Guineas placegetter Dijon Bleu (NZ) (Burgundy {NZ}).

Proisir

Phoenix Park will offer Lot 148, a colt by Savabeel (Zabeel {NZ}) who is a three-quarter brother to G1 New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas runner-up Chambord. (NZ)

Kiltannon Stables’ Lot 212, a filly by Ekraar (USA), is a half-sister to Singapore’s current Champion 3YO and Listed Singapore Guineas placegetter Countofmontecristo (NZ) (Ec hoes Of Heaven).

From Kaipira Lodge is Lot 4 will come a gelding by Duporth (Red Ransom {USA}), who is a half-brother to European G1 1000 Thousand Guineas placegetter Nasheej (USA) (Swain {IRE}).

Wellfield Lodge’s Lot 110 is a gelding by Burgundy (NZ) (Redoute’s Choice), is a half-brother to the G1 New Zealand One Thousand Guineas-placed Sweepstake (NZ) (Per Incanto {USA}).

A gelding, Lot 256, by Darci Brahma (Lot 256) from Riversley Park is out of the G1 New Zealand One Thousand Guineas placegetter Smoulder (NZ) (Traditionally {USA}).

Kilgravin Lodge’s Lot 315 is a colt by Dissident (Medaglia D’Oro {USA}) is out of a stakes winning mare who has produced five stakes performers. He is a half-brother to G1 Canterbury Guineas placegetter Timbourina (Timber Country {USA}).

From Ohukia Lodge is Lot 340, a colt by Deep Field (Northern Meteor). He is a half-brother to the Australian Champion 3-year-old filly and dual Group 1 winner Faint Perfume (Shamardal {USA}). She also placed in the G1 Thousand Guineas.

Breeze-ups will be held on October 15 and 16 at Te Rapa.

Catalogue can be requested by emailing reception@nzb.co.nz or viewing online.