Owner/Operator - Adrian Clark

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2018 to now

Racehorse selection

Management of racing & breeding stock

Registered Bloodstock Valuer

Authorised Syndicator (Challenge Racehorse Syndications Ltd)

Highlights during this period include selecting, syndicating & managing 2020 New Zealand Bloodstock 3YO Filly of the Year ‘Jennifer Eccles’

 

2011 to 2018

Founding Manager of Nearco Stud Ltd

Start-up racing & breeding operation for private investor

Managed a bloodstock portfolio of around 100 thoroughbreds

Special achievements.....

Selecting & managing Gr.1 winner ‘Quintessential’

Planning the mating & selling champion galloper ‘Beauty Generation’

Selling yearlings up to NZ$550k in NZ & Australia

Nearco Stud was named New Zealand Breeder of the Year in 2019

 

2008 to 2011

CEO of New Zealand Thoroughbred Marketing

Ongoing brief to promote the NZ thoroughbred to the world

Managed to dramatically lift the profile of the kiwi thoroughbred, the effort being independent from that of the auctioneers NZB

 

1993 to 2008

Presented & Produced breeding industry field TV show ‘The Ford Report’

Produced 1053 consecutive editions in a 15-year period

Special achievements.....

Established & anchored the first Karaka Yearling Sale live coverage

Named New Zealand Racing Broadcaster of the Year on 3 occasions