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  • Midnight Gossip (Weanling)

    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

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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