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, […]

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 […]

One week left to enter April Standardbred auction

With the move to host New Zealand Bloodstock Standardbred’s All Age Sale via gavelhouse.com Standardbred in May, the site’s April sale will be the last chance for sellers to offer mixed stock to the market until June. The site has been running monthly online auctions for six months now and is closing in on having […]

gavelhouse.com set to launch enhanced site

In conjunction with parent company New Zealand Bloodstock, industry leader in online thoroughbred and standardbred sales, gavelhouse.com, will launch an enhanced platform in May named Gavelhouse Plus. With a focus on innovation and servicing clients in the best possible way, General Manager Haylie Martin has been keen to take the platform to another level. “Gavelhouse […]