Bidding Open for 2020 All Age Sale

Bidding is now avaliable for NZB Standardbred’s largest breeding stock sale, the 2020 All Age Sale on gavelhouse.com. Lot 35 (Downbytheseaside x Revere Me) Featuring 148-catalogued lots, bidding will remain open for registered buyers until Wednesday 27 May, with the first Lot closing at 1pm (NZT). To register click here. Buyers have the opportunity to …

Expert Inspections Key for All Age Sale

When it comes to buying weanlings, for respected sales veterinarian Ivan Bridge it is all in the legs. For the first time in New Zealand standardbred sales history, the entire All Age Sale run by New Zealand Bloodstock Standardbred goes online today on their gavelhouse.com platform, basically a Trade Me for potentially elite future racehorses. …

2020 All Age Sale Update

New Zealand’s largest breeding stock sale of standardbreds featuring weanlings, yearlings, racehorses and broodmares is now live with bidding starting from 5pm tonight on gavelhouse.com. The 2020 All Age Sale catalogue was initially available on the NZB Standardbred site to allow prospective buyers to conduct early research, with the 148-lot offering nowtransferred to the gavelhouse.com …

In-Person Inspections Permitted

Under safe practice of hygiene and protocol measures, NZB Standardbred can confirm that bloodstock agents and industry licenced professionals are now permitted to enter studs and agistment farms to inspect 2020 All Age Sale stock at Level 3. At Level 3 the approved recommendation is that bloodstock inspections are by appointment only and can only be conducted …

Alabar Farms Support Online Sale With Quality Draft

Alabar General Manager Graeme Henley says the upcoming All Age Sale on gavelhouse.com is more than just a sale. Because he believes it will be an important barometer for where the industry’s confidence stands coming out of the COVID-19 crisis. The All Age Sale conducted by New Zealand Bloodstock Standardbred contains a smattering of broodmares, …

Woodlands Gear Up for Value Sale

Woodlands Stud boss Andrew Grierson knows he is about to gift somebody a bargain. But he says that is all part of game for the breeding powerhouse as they count down to New Zealand’s largest ever online auction of standardbred stock. Grierson started Woodlands Stud nearly three decades ago with Charles Roberts, his good friend …

2020 All Age Sale Live on gavelhouse.com

The 2020 All Age Sale catalogue is now live on gavelhouse.com Standardbred. Bidding for the Sale is set to open from Wednesday 20 May, with the first Lot closing on Wednesday 27 May. It is important to note that bidding of the first Lot will now close at a new start time of 1pm (NZT) …

Level 3 Covid-19 Equine Activities update

Guidance on equine activities permitted under COIVID-19 Alert Level 3 30 April 2020 The following relevant information was provided among guidance issued today by the Ministry for Primary Industries.  NZTR also reminds all employers/businesses that they must have a COVID-19 Health & Safety Plan (refer link to Worksafe template) to operate under COVID-19 Alert Level 3. Any …

Buying a horse on gavelhouse.com

How do I register? On the gavelhouse.com Standardbred home page click ‘REGISTER’, located on the top right hand corner of the screen. Fill in your details and click ‘CREATE MY ACCOUNT’ (The username you create is what shows when you bid and cannot be changed). You will receive a verification email that you must open …