Selling was generally slow on the first day of the National Weanling, Broodmare and Mixed Bloodstock Sales at Karaka. Seven lots fetched in excess of $50,000:

Lot 123: A/C Esker Lodge, Cambridge: B C Pentire-Powergame, New Zealand Bloodstock, $70,000.

Lot 125: A/C Curraghmore Stud, Hamilton: Br F Zabeel-Primera Dama, Marcus Corban Bloodstock, $200,000.

Lot 187: A/C WG & HG Bax, Matamata: B C Darci Brahma-Soaring Spirit, PA Willetts, $60,000.

Lot 205: A/C Seaton Park, Morrinsville: Br C Pentire-Stretto, Beamish Bloodstock, $130,000

Lot 229: A/C Wellfield Lodge, Palmerston North: B C Rock of Gibraltar-Tully Lass, Maara Grange $50,000.

Lot 254: A/C Rich Hill Thoroughbreds, Matamata: B C Pentire-Abenezra, Michael Wallace Bloodstock, $90,000.

Lot 300: A/C Curraghmore Stud, Hamilton: B C Encosta de Lago-Breeze Hill, Ascot Farm, $220,000.