Monthly Archives: May 2014

3 stakes-performers from just 6 runners

Avisto’s impressive victory in yesterday’s Listed Graeme Thomson Jewellers Great Northern Foal Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie means that Challenge Racehorse Syndications now has an impressive fifty percent ratio of stakes-performers to runners. Avisto joins Dancer’s Tale as stakes winners for … Continue reading

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Role of the ‘Racing Manager’

The link between the owner & the trainer Being a Racing Manager is not just about turning up on race day to watch the horse run. The relationship between the investor/owner has probably begun at yearling sale time, when the … Continue reading

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Nearco Stud provides top three weanling sellers

Monday’s NZB National Weanling Sale at Karaka was a watershed day for Nearco Stud Ltd. Not only did Nearco provide the top lot for the sale – the O’Reilly colt from Miraculous Miss at $160,000 – it also put forward … Continue reading

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Terrific weanling offering from Nearco’s foundation mare

Expect Lot 193 – the Cape Blanco ex Tip The Wink colt from the consignment of Curraghmore Stud – to be one of the most sought-after lots next Monday at New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Weanling Sale. Not only is he … Continue reading

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Sole Savabeel weanling colt at Karaka Sale

Nearco Stud Ltd will offer the one-and-only colt by Savabeel at next week’s New Zealand Bloodstock National Weanling Sale at Karaka. Consigned through Gordon Cunningham’s Curraghmore Stud, the colt is the second foal of the excellent race mare Mill Duckie.  … Continue reading

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Brother made $160,000, half-sister races on Saturday

Nearco Stud Ltd is selling some outstanding weanlings next week at the New Zealand Bloodstock May Sale including Lot 90, a colt by O’Reilly from Miraculous Miss (Exceed and Excel). The full brother to this colt was purchased by Mick … Continue reading

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