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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.
Our Story

Our Story

Waikato Stud is a world-renowned, record-setting Thoroughbred nursery dedicated to the breeding, rearing and development of elite racehorses.

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Latest News

Latest News

From new arrivals through to the latest stud wins – stay up-to-date on the latest news and racing commentary from New Zealand’s largest Thoroughbred stud.

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Honour Roll

Honour Roll

Waikato Stud produces an average of 12 Stakes winners per season and is the current Australasian Group One breeder of the decade, having bred 38 Group One winners.

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Gallery

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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Tivaci Foal Photo Competition
Tivaci Foal Photo Competition

Tivaci Foal
Photo Competition

Does your Tivaci foal have what it takes to be the cutest, cuddliest, most striking and athletic out of his first crop of foals?

Get your camera, iPhone or polaroid poised and take your best shot for a chance to win a Tivaci prize pack valued at over $23,000.

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Our Stallions

Savabeel
SERVICE FEE: PRIVATE
Four-time Champion New Zealand sire
The sire of 17 Group One winners
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Ocean Park
SERVICE FEE: $30,000+GST LFG
Five-time Group One winner & the Champion
NZ based Australian Second Season Sire
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Sacred Falls
SERVICE FEE: $30,000+GST LFG
Four-time Group One winner
Leading First Season Sire at Karaka
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Tivaci
SERVICE FEE: $20,000+GST LFG
Group One Winning Sprinter-Miler
Four Stakes wins between 1000m-1600m
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Rock 'n' Pop
SERVICE FEE: $9,000+GST LFG
Group One-winning blueblood
Multiple Stakes producer
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