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Sunbride Honoured

Tuesday, 04 May 2021 10:44

Twice recipient of the NZ Broodmare of the Year award, Te Parae blue hen Sunbride was inducted into the NZ Racing Hall of Fame at a very well attended gala function in Hamilton on Sunday evening.

Sunbride was in illustrious company with Sunday’s event also inducting James McDonald, Sir Peter Vela, Let’s Elope, Mufhasa, Sir James Fletcher, Granny McDonald, Starcraft and Tommy George.

A service fee to Per Incanto was auctioned off on the evening with Australian breeders Francis and Christine Cook placing the winning bid of $30,000.

LA extends a big vote of thanks to everyone behind the Hall of Fame. This years event shows the growth of the concept and it’s recognition as an important part of the industry.

Aside from Sam greeting me at Karaka every year with “Have I got a horse for you” it’s about breeding successful and sound horses

John Foote, Queensland Bloodstock Agent