Daily News Archive
Daily News Subscription
High Class Weanlings on Gavelhouse Plus
In a silver lining to the COVID-19 cloud that forced the cancellation of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka May Sale, buyers now have access to a high-quality catalogue of weanlings in the National Weanling Sale on Gavelhouse Plus. Running on the enhanced online platform from June 11 to 21, the Sale features 82 weanlings, many of which boast exceptional pedigree credentials. Bidding will close at 3PM (NZT) on Sunday 21 June. Many in the catalogue are closely related to high-class performers – see the catalogue here. The standouts are three siblings to Gr1 winners:
- Lot 39 (Sacred Falls x Tiptoes) is a half-brother to this season’s Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m) winner Tiptronic (NZ) (O’Reilly).
- Lot 50 (Sacred Falls x Akris) is a half-sister to New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) winner Planet Rock (Fastnet Rock) and Group Three winner Ringo (Fastnet Rock).
- Lot 61 (Tavistock x Danasia) is a half-brother to Rosehill Guineas (2000m) winner Zabrasive (NZ) (Zabeel). Their dam is Danasia (Danehill), who won at Listed level in Sydney and placed in the Group One New Zealand Oaks (2400m).