Feiss buys top lot at Karaka sale. Victorian buyer Jean Feiss knocked one out of the park at the Karaka yearling sale on Monday for the second year in a row, securing the top lot for $230,000.
NZ Harness News
Braeview Bomber, who won his 12th race in Australia last weekend, is from the same family as Lot 46, Zeuss Bromac (Bettor's Delight-Zeta Bromac colt), being offered at the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale at Karaka on Monday.
Former smart NZ pacer Torrid Bromac notched his seventh USA win on February 1 and has another chance for victory at Yonkers Raceway, New York, on Saturday (NZ time).
A week from the NZ Premier Yearling Sales, Bromac Lodge broodmare Maravu Haley (Falcon Seelster-Hayley Franco, by Holmes Hanover-Heather Franco) has left her second qualifier from as many foals.
Cruz Bromac equalled his lifetime best mile rate of 1:51.6, set firstly as a late 3YO at Menangle
Bromac Lodge and the family of Bob McArdle have been left reeling after the top man died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.
Makie Bromac, a half-sister by champion sire Bettor's Delight to last Saturday's Freehold, USA, winner Torrid Bromac
While the loss of former champion racehorse Somebeachsomewhere in North America last week came much too early, there's every chance his fast son Sunshine Beach (p2, 1:52.2; p3, 1:47.8) can continue the legacy.
Cindy Bromac, who brought up the 76th win for her dam Classic Blue Jeans at Timaru on Wednesday, January 17, has a colt relative from an unraced half-sister in the NZ Yearling Sale next month.
Releven Dream became the third $100,000-plus winner for his top trot producing dam Ten To One when successful at Albion Park, Brisbane, on December 30.