2024 Online Yearling Sale Live on Gavelhouse Plus

Media Release - Tuesday April 2

NZB’s 2024 National Online Yearling Sale is now live, with the quality 100-lot catalogue available to view on Gavelhouse Plus.  

For the fourth year, the digital edition to NZB’s National Yearling Sales Series is set to be conducted on the premium online platform Gavelhouse Plus with bidding closing on Wednesday 17 April from 6pm (NZT).  

NZB's 2024 National Online Yearling Sale is now live on Gavelhouse Plus.

All unbroken yearlings purchased from the National Online Yearling Sale are eligible to be nominated for NZB’s lucrative Karaka Millions Series. Just nine short months after they make their virtual sale-ring debut, graduates of the online sale can compete for a share of the $1m TAB Karaka Millions 2YO (1200m), followed by the $1.5m TAB Karaka Millions 3YO (1600m) plus a $200,000 bonus for New Owners. 


“This is the last chance to enter horses in the $2.9m Karaka Millions Series,” commented NZB Managing Director Andrew Seabrook.

“And with the two-year-old race only nine months later, the Online Sale presents buyers with a distinct advantage.”

Renowned vendors from across New Zealand are supporting the Sale, with a contingent of 46 proven, emerging, and first-season sires offered. The quality line-up includes progeny by heavyweights AlmanzorContributorOcean ParkShocking and Written Tycoon

The best of New Zealand’s emerging sire talent is also represented, with yearlings by Ace HighU S Navy FlagSatono AladdinSuper Seth and War Decree, to name a few.  

Buyers will also get the opportunity to secure lots from the first crops of Hello YoumzainAncient SpiritCircus MaximusTagaloa and King's Legacy.  

Bidding will run for a five-day period, commencing Friday 12 April with the first lot closing on Wednesday 17 April at 6pm (NZT). Buyers must register on Gavelhouse Plus in advance in order to gain bidding approval. 

All horses will be inspected by NZB agents who are available to assist buyers with enquiries. Buyers are also welcome to join the on-farm parades prior to the Sale, with the schedule available to view here

View the 100-lot catalogue here.  

For more information, contact Bloodstock Sales Manager?Kane Jones (+64 27 274 4985 or kane.jones@nzb.co.nz), Sales Representative Patrick Cunningham (+64 21 181 5898 or Patrick.Cunningham@nzb.co.nz) or Andrew Buick (+64 27 555 0640 or Andrew.Buick@nzb.co.nz). 

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