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NZB Ready To Run Breeze-Ups: Day-2 Te Rapa

Wednesday, 19th October 2016

New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale Breeze Ups concluded yesterday with 271 two-year-olds showcasing their potential as they galloped down the straight at Te Rapa racecourse. The youngsters breezed up on a Dead 4 track today while yesterday's breeze ups were conducted on a Dead 5 track with a head wind. Last year's leading vendor, Diamond Lodge, had 14 two-year-olds in action today including Lot 295, the colt by Power, who breezed in a smart time of 10.52 seconds, he was partnered by the Jimmy Choux colt, Lot 97, who ran in 10.53 seconds. Expert preparers Lyndhurst Farm also presented 14 horses today including a colt by boom sire Tavistock, Lot 299, who breezed up in 10.50 seconds while his partner, a Hussonet colt, Lot 136, clocked a time of 10.43 seconds. Ohaupo-based Riversley Park were back in action today and, among their youngsters, presented the smart breezer, Lot 526, the Savabeel gelding who galloping in a time of 10.46 seconds. He was partnered by a colt by Fastnet Rock, Lot 426, who clocked a similar time of 10.45 seconds. The fastest time of the day came from a pair of colts prepared by Woburn Farm. Lot 18 by Guillotine performed in a swift time of 10.37 seconds while Lot 394, by Rip Van Winkle, breezed up in 10.41 seconds. At the completion of the two-day Breeze Ups, NZB's Bloodstock Sales Manager Danny Rolston was pleased with the results across both days. "Breezing today [Tuesday] in slightly better conditions, the quality of the horses on offer and the level of education is outstanding and a credit to all vendors." Rolston added: "We're looking forward to a successful Sale in November with genuine confidence in the stock." New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds will be held on the 16 & 17 November at Karaka. Click here to view the catalogue.

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