$800 buy Fade To Grey reaps big rewards
Breednet - Media Release - Monday, 10 July 2017
Michael Pitman's $800 gavelhouse purchase Fade To Grey rewarded connections handsomely with an impressive win in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series 1200m at Ashburton on Friday.

Fade to GreyYaldhurst-based Pitman, who trains in partnership with son Matthew and is part of the ownership group, has guided the mare to winnings of $36,125 since her purchase just over a month ago in May thanks to the $15,625 winning purse and $20,000 in NZB Insurance Pearl Series bonus.

The young Guillotine mare was sold on account of her owners as a winner in work while being out of the four-time winning PINS mare Tiverton and related to black type winners PRINCE OF PRAISE, RUN LIKE AL, ACROPOLIS et al. her potential to head to the breeding barn at the end of her racing career also boosted her appeal.

Bidding in the current 49-Lot gavelhouse.com NZcatalogue closes from 7pm tonight. 

Contact the NZ team on info@gavelhouse.com or +64 9 296 4436 for assistance with registering and bidding should you require it.

Race 4 - Nzb Ins. Pearl Series (Bm65) - 1200m
Class: Benchmark 65. Track: Heavy(10). Time: 1:15.26.
Prizemoney: $25,000 - 1st: $15,625 2nd: $5,000 3rd: $2,500.
 1   Fade To Grey (NZ) T: M and M Pitman J: S L Wynne
$1.83
55.5
4m   Guillotine (NZ) x Tiverton (NZ) (Pins )
Not Offered
 2 2.0 Toetwotoe (NZ) T: P E Gray J: C W Johnson
$2
59.0
6m   Teofilo (IRE) x Sky Rocket (NZ) (Stravinsky (USA) )
Not Offered
 3 2.3 Suggestive Loox (NZ) T: Andrew Carston J: R Firdhaus
$2
56.0
4m   Any Suggestion x Killa Loox (NZ) (City On A Hill (USA) )
Lot 1130 2014 NZB Festival Yearling Sale
Vendor - Rich Hill Stud
Buyer - Withdrawn    
 4 4.1 Livadream (NZ) T: J and K Parsons J: S A Wahab
$2.08
52.0
3f   Falkirk (NZ) x Elsa (NZ) (Montjeu (IRE) )
 5 6.6 Indy Evolution (NZ) T: K and L Rae and K Williams-Tuhoro J: A M Morgan
$2.13
55.0
3f   Thewayyouare (USA) x Evolution (NZ) (Star Way (GB) )
 6 6.7 Fun Fair (NZ) T: M and M Pitman J: P Shaikh
$2
56.5
5m   Thorn Park x Kate's Talent (NZ) (Montjeu (IRE) )
 7 7.1 Ellerstina (NZ) T: T Charles and P Corbett J: T R Moseley
$1.91
58.5
4m   Mr. Nancho (ARG) x Cordoba (NZ) (Storm Creek (USA) )
 8 7.2 Heaven Knows (NZ) T: L M Robinson J: J R Lowry
$2
58.0
4m   Remind (USA) x That Boelyn Girl (NZ) (King's Best (USA) )
 9 7.4 Czarista (NZ) T: M J Harris J: T Jonker
$1.67
54.5
6m   Fast 'n' Famous x Russian Embassy (Encosta De Lago )
 10 7.9 Mother Superior (NZ) T: M R Tapper J: D L Turner
$2.10
56.0
5m   Sakhee's Secret (GB) x Novice Mistress (NZ) (Almutawakel (GB) )
 11 9.9 Twilight Meteor T: N and R Lloyd J: L Callaway
$2.60
58.5
5m   Northern Meteor x Jewel Of The Nile (Desert Prince (IRE) )
 12 11.5 Good Mama (NZ) T: R and A McKay J: L T Hemi
$1.92
55.0
5m   Bachelor Duke (USA) x Pure Strike (NZ) (Volksraad (GB) )
 13 26.4 Promising (NZ) T: K L Tyler J: C K Kwo
$2
56.0
3f   Makfi (GB) x Fledgling (NZ) (Captain Rio (GB) )
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