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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

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    Haunui Enjoys Another Day of Success

    22 November 2015

    There was plenty to suggest that yesterday’s racing at Avondale could be a good day for the team at Haunui and, the results on the racetrack didn’t disappoint with a home-bred and raced victory, first and third in the feature two-year-old event and, getting the chocolates in one of the features of t … Continue reading

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    ​Haunui Stallion Duo in Demand at RTR

    20 November 2015

    With six-figure price tags coming left right and centre during the two days of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale, progeny of Haunui’s Champion Stallion duo of Iffraaj (GB) (Zafonic) and Showcasing (GB) (Oasis Dream) were highly sought after, the older statesman in Iffraaj coming out on top … Continue reading

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    Spring Hat-trick for Turn Me Loose

    09 November 2015

    Four-year-old entire Turn Me Loose (NZ) (Iffraaj) capped off a wonderful Melbourne Spring Carnival for New Zealand-breds with an all the way win in the Group One Emirates Stakes at Flemington on the last day of Cup week and, what a week it was. Continue reading

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    G2 Double for Iffraaj

    27 October 2015

    “I’ll take a weekend like that any time of the year,” said Haunui Farm’s Managing Director, Mark Chitty yesterday after three-year-old filly Serena Miss (NZ) (Iffraaj) put a dent in the reputations of what was said to be the best line-up of three-year-olds assembled in the country to date this seaso … Continue reading

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    Showcasing Goes to £25,000 in the Northern Hemisphere

    22 October 2015

    Whitsbury Manor Stud in England have just announced that Showcasing's service fee will increase to £25,000 for the 2016 Northern Hemisphere season. Continue reading

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    Haunui Graduate Secures Tilt at VRC Derby

    22 October 2015

    ​Haunui Farm graduate Extra Choice (NZ) (Redoute's Choice) - pictured at the 2014 RTR Breeze-ups - enjoyed the step up in distance to 2200m yesterdasy and with the addition of blinkers helping him switch on to the task at hand, he ran out a comfortable winner of the Listed Geelong Classic, ensuring … Continue reading

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    Turn Me Loose Strolls to Victory in Seymour Cup

    19 October 2015

    - article courtesy of The Informant and written by Richard Edmunds ​Turn Me Loose completed a dream weekend in Australia for Murray Baker, Andrew Forsman and Opie Bosson when he scored an effortless win in the Listed Seymour Cup. Continue reading