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Which buttons to push in low light!

I took a camera course recently and this morning was a good opportunity to try out my Nikon D7200 in low light.  There are only 1000 buttons on the camera, so easy as (not!). Subject horse is Pure Panache (2YO … Continue reading

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Quality filly at sensible price

If you are looking for a genuine quality weanling filly at a sensible price, I can highly-recommend the filly above. She is elegant, athletic, correct and sensible.  She’s by Showcasing who currently leads New Zealand’s 2YO Premierships for both individual … Continue reading

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Eight years with Nearco Stud concludes

My lifetime career in the racing and breeding industry enters a new phase this month, with my time as Bloodstock Consultant to Greg Tomlinson’s Nearco Stud Ltd concluding last Wednesday. My involvement with Nearco began in 2010.  Developing the brand … Continue reading

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Desert Gold next for Swiss Precision

                    After impressive back-to-back wins, plans have been made for Swiss Precision to contest the Gr.3 Desert Gold Stakes (3YO fillies – 1600m) at Trentham Gardens, 20 January. Bred by Nearco … Continue reading

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Sarajay retired from breeding

Today I took a visit to see Sarajay, my lovely dual Group Two-winning and Group One-placed mare who has spent much of her time as a broodmare at Gordon Cunningham’s Curraghmore property near Te Awamutu. Sarajay won nine races on … Continue reading

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Nearco’s Gr.1 tally grows

Beauty Generation’s magnificent front-running display to win Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong Mile-Gr.1 provided Nearco Stud with it’s second Group One winner in just seven years of business. It’s important to put this success at the elite level of international competition … Continue reading

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My two cents on the Ready to Run Sale

My involvement this year at the NZB Ready to Run Sale was as a vendor; I sold two colts on behalf of Nearco Stud through the consignment of JK Farm. I am a seasoned sale attendee and have to say … Continue reading

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Zero tolerance of slow or non-performing horses

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Available at Ready to Run Sale

I am attending the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale next week and am available to potential buyers, providing a complete and professional agency service. To view my tailor-made bloodstock auction purchase service to clients CLICK HERE

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Challenge rebuilding phase ready to pay dividends

The Syndication arm of my business Challenge Racehorse Syndications is in its’ fifth year of operation.  After the first two syndicates provided a flying start with four individual Black Type winners, a few slow ones and a few bad luck … Continue reading

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