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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 proudly distinguished by having bred 42 individual Group One winners.

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Gallery

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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Waikato Stud proudly offers an internationally-celebrated stallion line up

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Our Stallions

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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Learning from the best! This year is local legend Learning from the best! This year is local legend DJ O’Sullivan’s 65th NZ National Sale so the youngest Chittick's are soaking up as much knowledge they can. 📚
Presenting your Waikato Stud Class of 2021 for @ka Presenting your Waikato Stud Class of 2021 for @karakachat Sales starting Sunday! 🎓

You can watch the full length video of each yearling at the link in our bio
Busy morning at @magicmillions for the WS team wit Busy morning at @magicmillions for the WS team with parades underway for @pmbracing & Catherine Bruggeman, Jamie Walter, and @lees_racing! Four will go through the ring on day 1, which gets underway tomorrow.