Can’t be at Karaka this Sunday for the record weanling offering. Then watch it live on www.standardbred.co.nz
Lot 1 comes into the ring at 12 noon, leading off the 10 broodmares on offer and then it’s straight into the 118 weanlings - 52 from Alabar and 62 from Woodlands Stud. Nine win trotter Rare Opportunity rounds out the sale.
Leading Sire Bettor’s Delight has 10 weanlings on offer, American Ideal 13, Mach Three 5 and Art Major 3. Auckland Reactor who produced his 5th 2yo winner last weekend has 9 weanlings entered.
First season sires Sweet Lu has 28 weanlings catalogued, He’s Watching and Sunshine Beach both have 8 progeny.
The trotters are well represented too with 8 by Majestic Son, 6 Pegasus Spur’s and a colt by Peak.
Christchurch 69 lots selling on June 2nd will also be webcast, commencing at 1.00pm with 38 broodmares. Two trotting mares from the outstanding family of Sundon, both in foal to Love You will create a lot of interest. The sale also features the final dispersal of the Late George Timperley’s, Motu Lodge and includes a Bettor’s weanling colt from Silksngems.
Withdrawals to date at Auckland are Lots 38, 67, 102, 111, 117 & 129 and Christchurch Lots 134, 153, 159 & 188. A supplementary entry at Auckland, a colt by Art Major from Have A Go Franco will be offered at the end of the weanling section.