$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
4m   Guillotine (NZ) x Tiverton (NZ) (Pins )
Not Offered
 2 2.0 Toetwotoe (NZ) T: P E Gray J: C W Johnson
6m   Teofilo (IRE) x Sky Rocket (NZ) (Stravinsky (USA) )
Not Offered
 3 2.3 Suggestive Loox (NZ) T: Andrew Carston J: R Firdhaus
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Buyer - Withdrawn    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
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
3f   Thewayyouare (USA) x Evolution (NZ) (Star Way (GB) )
 6 6.7 Fun Fair (NZ) T: M and M Pitman J: P Shaikh
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
4m   Mr. Nancho (ARG) x Cordoba (NZ) (Storm Creek (USA) )
 8 7.2 Heaven Knows (NZ) T: L M Robinson J: J R Lowry
4m   Remind (USA) x That Boelyn Girl (NZ) (King's Best (USA) )
 9 7.4 Czarista (NZ) T: M J Harris J: T Jonker
6m   Fast 'n' Famous x Russian Embassy (Encosta De Lago )
 10 7.9 Mother Superior (NZ) T: M R Tapper J: D L Turner
5m   Sakhee's Secret (GB) x Novice Mistress (NZ) (Almutawakel (GB) )
 11 9.9 Twilight Meteor T: N and R Lloyd J: L Callaway
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
5m   Bachelor Duke (USA) x Pure Strike (NZ) (Volksraad (GB) )
 13 26.4 Promising (NZ) T: K L Tyler J: C K Kwo
3f   Makfi (GB) x Fledgling (NZ) (Captain Rio (GB) )
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