Karaka yearling sale is back – properly

Karaka yearling sale is back – properly
A horse is paraded at the Karaka yearling sales in 2019. (Image: NZME)
Riley Kennedy
Karaka is back.While it never actually went anywhere, the annual thoroughbred yearling sale is back properly in 2023.Covid-19 cast a shadow over the sale for the last two years, but with restrictions gone and international buyers back, anticipation was high for this year’s event.The two-book sale, expected to see around 1,150 horses go under the hammer across six days, yielding about $80 million, was also back to its usual spot in the calendar, coinciding with Karaka Million races at Pukekohe Park this weekend.The annual sales, which are...

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