2011 RTR Draft

By: Kilgravin Lodge  05-Apr-2012

Its that time again and once more

Kilgravin Lodge

will present a quality draft of well educated and prepared Two year olds at the up coming NZB Ready to Run Sale to be held at Karaka on the 15th and 16th of November 2011. The Breeze Ups will be held at Te Rapa Racecourse on the17th and 18th of October 2011. The two year olds have all progressed well over the last couple of months to a stage where they are ready to go on Tuesday 18th.


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We would like to thank our local owners, trainers and breeders as well as our international clients for entrusting us again with their valuable purchases at the recent 2012 NZB Yearling sales. New Zealand Derby and has a realist chance of picking up another Group one for Team Oaks as well as increase the ever growing list of Kilgravin Graduates picking up Group sucess.


Kilgravin graduates quinella New Zealand Oaks

Artistic had finished in the money in the Group One NZ 1000 Guineas, Group Two Sir Tristram Fillies’ Classic and the Group Three Desert Gold Stakes before she stepped up to a middle distance to win the Listed Sunline Vase at Ellerslie.


Black type for Eight Schillings

Coming into the race off back-to-back victories, Eight Schillings and jockey Sam Spratt were too strong for the field as they led all the way down the long Trentham straight, heading a New Zealand Bloodstock trifecta by half-a-length with Keep The Conflict and Galaxy Star filling the minor placings.


Zurella provides another group win for Kilgravin

Zurella had not been seen at the track since her unplaced run in the Group 2 New Zealand Bloodstock Royal Stakes on New Year's Day where a combination of factors including the slow track saw her turn in an uncharacteristic performance.