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Northern Digest with Garrick Knight: Croon calls time on breeding

  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018
  • Garrick Knight
Rod Croon has sold more six figure yearlings than anyone but selling his Clevedon property was the beginning of the end.

Rod Croon has sold more six figure yearlings than anyone but selling his Clevedon property was the beginning of the end.

Prominent Auckland breeder Rod Croon has called time on what he coined a ‘lifestyle choice’ and a hobby. Most of his six mares and four weanlings have been sold and he will no longer be breeding in any capacity, he told me earlier this week. “The sales were a bit of a disaster for me this year but, more than that, I’ve always enjoyed being hands-on with them. “It was a lifestyle and one that I was able to enjoy when I owned the old property out in Clev…
 

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