It's Gold Coast Sale Time

Date: 5 Jan 2024

It's Gold Coast Sale Time

Today the Te Akau team hits the Gold Coast in preparation for next week's Magic Millions' Yearling Sale - David and Karyn, together with Mark fly on Friday, together with our senior veterinarian Dr Jack O'Brien. Marcus Corban is already on the ground on the Gold Coast and racing manager Reece Trumper heads there on Monday.

When we say 'in preparation' for the sale that's actually a misnomer - months of preparation has already been put in by the whole team.  Last November/December, David, Marcus and Reece were in New South Wales inspecting hundreds of Gold Coast bound yearlings.

Looking at the yearlings at their home stud farms before heading to Queensland is an important part of the team's research and analysis.  Deep dives have been made into pedigrees and statistics, and the short list is in place.

The sole focus to find another Group 1 winning star for our owners to be involved with - shares will be available next week on our website, but if you are keen to hear directly from us when our purchases are made every day - be sure to let Karyn know as you will be on the priority list - [email protected] - BE THE FIRST TO KNOW! 

The success stories of horses David has purchased from the Gold Coast sale are well known - horses such as global sensation, eight-time Group 1 winner Imperatriz (who actually was the final one to sell in her year); Group 1 1000 Guineas winner and NZB Filly of the Year Costa Viva; Group 1 2000 Guineas winner and Group 1 Singapore Gold Cup runner up Tell A Tale; Group 1 Zabeel Classic winner Campionessa, and four-time Group 1 winner Princess Coup.

We can't wait to bring home some outstanding new yearlings - some to return to New Zealand and some to be based at our Australian stable at Cranbourne.

Don't forget you can follow all the selling action on line from Tuesday next week -

The Te Akau team is researched, ready, razor-sharp, and raring to go!!!


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