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    Perfect Fit and Triaction Provide Haunui Double @ Matamata

    29 February 2016

    Four year old mares Triaction (NZ) (Elusive City) and Perfect Fit (NZ) (Elusive City) - pictured - ensured that whilst Haunui's major presence in racing on Saturday was as sponsors of the Group One Haunui Farm WFA Classic at Otaki, the farm wasn't to be forgotten at the country's other feature meeti … Continue reading


    Volkstok'n'barrell Too Good in G1 Haunui Farm WFA

    29 February 2016

    ​The Group One Haunui Farm WFA Classic at Otaki on Saturday attracted a strong field of Group One performers and the feature race of the programme didn't disappoint. Continue reading

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    Haunui Stallions at the Top of their Game

    24 February 2016

    Standing stallions at stud isn’t for the faint hearted. Time is a wonderful thing and patience is a virtue and they are two key elements when it comes to the breeding of thoroughbreds – where you start, isn’t necessarily where you will finish that is for sure. Having been in the stallion game sin … Continue reading


    Strong Noms for G1 Haunui Farm WFA Classic

    23 February 2016

    Nominations for the Group One Haunui Farm WFA Classic have been released this afternoon with Group One-winners Kawi, Julinsky Prince, Volkstok’n’barrel and Vespa all targeting the 1600m event. Continue reading

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    Tiley Targets Diamond Bonus

    17 February 2016

    Trainer Nigel Tiley has his sights firmly set on the $100,000 Diamond Bonus attached to the Group One Sistema Diamond Stakes at Ellerslie on 12th March after Midnight Gossip, his impressive daughter of Showcasing won the 2YO race at Te Aroha in emphatic style this afternoon. Continue reading

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    Ego's First Trial Winner

    10 February 2016

    ​Group Two winning stallion EGO sired his first trial winner at Matamata yesterday when a stylish 2yo gelding from the Ekraar mare, Surraar was an impressive winner on trial debut. Continue reading

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    Karaka 2016 Strong on Many Fronts

    05 February 2016

    ​New Zealand’s National Yearling Sales Series has been and gone for another year and it is safe to say that Karaka 2016 saw some significant gains in the sale ring which is certainly a welcome sign for the New Zealand breeding industry. Continue reading

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    Karaka 2016, Here We Come!

    18 January 2016

    ​The first of the Haunui Farm yearlings have arrived safe and sound at Karaka and we are looking forward to parading for prospective buyers over the next seven days as we count down to the start of Karaka 2016. Continue reading

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    Haunui Stallions Prevalent in Karaka Million Countdown

    22 December 2015

    The countdown to Karaka 2016 is on in earnest with over 1300 yearlings in preparation around the country with the last week of January essentially, their Group One race of the season. And with the sales just around the corner, the focus of many trainers around the country is on the riches available … Continue reading

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    Ellerslie Proves Happy Hunting Ground for Haunui

    15 December 2015

    ​Ellerslie can be a tricky racecourse at the best of times but, for Haunui Farm and the Chitty family, racing headquarters has been a happy hunting ground for the past couple of weeks with wins by Perfect Fit (NZ) (Elusive City) and Triaction (NZ) (Elusive City) and as far as Managing Director Mark … Continue reading