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Waikato Stud is New Zealand’s premier Thoroughbred nursery, internationally-renowned for its award-winning breeding, rearing and development of elite racehorses.
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Waikato Stud is a world-renowned, record-setting Thoroughbred nursery dedicated to the breeding, rearing and development of elite racehorses.

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Waikato Stud produces an average of 12 Stakes winners per season and is proudly distinguished by having bred 42 individual Group One winners.

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Featuring almost 700 hectares of idyllic Waikato pasture and world-class facilities, Waikato Stud is the perfect environment for producing champion racehorses.

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Waikato Stud proudly offers an internationally-celebrated stallion line up

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Savabeel
SERVICE FEE: $100,000+GST LFG
Five-time Champion New Zealand sire
The sire of 20 Group One winners
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Super Seth
SERVICE FEE: $35,000+GST LFG
Group 1-winning son of Dundeel
First Caulfield Guineas winner to stand in NZ in 30 years
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Tivaci
SERVICE FEE: $12,500+GST LFG
Group One Winning Sprinter-Miler
Four Stakes wins between 1000m-1600m
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Ocean Park
SERVICE FEE: $20,000+GST LFG
Five-time Group One winner & the Champion
NZ based Australian Second Season Sire
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Ardrossan
SERVICE FEE: $3,000+GST LFG
By Sire of Sires Redoute's Choice
Group winning sprinter
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The 2020 book is full for Dewar Award winning-stal The 2020 book is full for Dewar Award winning-stallion Ocean Park (NZ). Thank you to his loyal supporters.

The Cox Plate winner served 153 mares in 2019 and had been available for a service fee of $20,000 + GST for the upcoming breeding season.

The 2019-20 season was a breakout year for Ocean Park, who won the Dewar Award for champion New Zealand-based sire by total progeny earnings between New Zealand and Australia. This is the eighth straight year that a Waikato Stud stallion has won this prize – O’Reilly (NZ) won it from 2012-13 to 2014-15, and Savabeel was the reigning champion over each of the last four seasons.

Ocean Park’s dream season featured 171 winners in New Zealand and Australia. He was represented by seven individual black-type winners, and his progeny amassed a total of more than NZ$11 million.

He finished 12th on the Australian sires’ premiership.
Great to have a visit from Dean Hawthorne today at Great to have a visit from Dean Hawthorne today at Waikato Stud to catch up with Super Seth.

Dean purchased Super Seth at @inglis_sales Easter 2018 as a yearling and it was great to hear his thoughts leading into the breeding season on how well he is progressing!

🎥 Tune into the video to hear Dean’s thoughts ☝️
Yesterday the Waikato Stud team took part in a Fir Yesterday the Waikato Stud team took part in a First Aid training course run by the @nzredcross.

Huge thanks to Richard for sharing his knowledge and expertise with our team and running an excellent course!

🎥 Check out the crew in action☝️
WS superstar stallion Savabeel has enjoyed a stell WS superstar stallion Savabeel has enjoyed a stellar 2019/20 season, currently sitting 3rd in the leading black-type sire rankings for New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

An outstanding season which provided 15 individual stakeswinners and 18 stakes wins was highlighted by Group 1 success across both Australia and New Zealand with Probabeel and Cool Aza Beel triumphing.

The stage is set for another huge season for Savabeel as he sits on 99 career stakes wins, we look forward to welcoming more of his progeny this coming breeding season🐎