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Perry snares Classic colt

Masterton bloodstock agent Bruce Perry struck late on day 2 of the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale when going to $450,000 to secure a quality colt by Tavistock.

Presented by Curraghmore, the classically-bred colt is from the stakes-placed Shirocco mare Mourasana.

Savabeel colt tops Ready To Run Sale

As the curtain came down on a successful New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale, a colt by Savabeel out of the O’Reilly mare Miss Opulence, a half-sister to multiple Group One winners Sir Slick and Puccini, stole the limelight late in the piece, topping the sale at $700,000.

Team NZ launch Te Rehutai

Emirates Team New Zealand revealed its second generation AC75 to the world this evening at its base in Auckland’s Viaduct. It is the boat that will be used to defend the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada in just over 100 days’ time.

Awapuni race to fine-tune Rock On Wood for Group One target

Levin trainer Leanne Elliot is taking a proven path with her star galloper Rock On Wood towards next month’s Gr.1 Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) at Trentham.

Ellis returns to Karaka well - NZ Racing Desk

Nearly 17 years after Te Akau Principal David Ellis bought five-time Group One winner Darci Brahma at Karaka, he returned to New Zealand Bloodstock’s sales complex to buy what he has deemed to be his best son.

Strong hand for Patterson at local meeting - NZ Racing Desk

New Plymouth trainer Robbie Patterson is hoping third time’s a charm for Regal Ruby when she contests the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1400m) at his home track on Friday.

Breeders' Stakes performance to dictate Jennifer's path - NZ Racing Desk

Breeders' Stakes performance to dictate Jennifer’s path Shaune Ritchie is confident Jennifer Eccles will put her best foot forward in Saturday’s Gr.2 Dunstan Feeds Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes (1400m) at Pukekohe.

Bell secures his pick of RTR Sale - NZ Racing Desk

Cambridge trainer John Bell had to do a second take when he saw lot 169 at New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka sales complex this week.

Awapuni race to fine-tune Rock On Wood for Group One target - NZ Racing Desk

Levin trainer Leanne Elliot is taking a proven path with her star galloper Rock On Wood towards next month's Gr.1 Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) at Trentham.

Coca-Cola Amatil to be official soft drink supplier for 36th America's Cup

Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand, America’s Cup Event Ltd and Challenger of Record 36 have announced a partnership agreement for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada.