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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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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 1 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: Private
Eight-time Champion New Zealand sire
The sire of 27 Group 1 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: $20,000 + GST
Group 1-winning sprinter-miler
Four Stakes wins between 1000m-1600m
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Ocean Park
SERVICE FEE: $30,000 + GST
Five-time Group 1 winner & the Champion
NZ-based Australian Second Season Sire
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Ardrossan
SERVICE FEE: $6,000 + GST
By sire of sires Redoute's Choice
Group-winning sprinter
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Banquo
SERVICE FEE: $4,000 + GST LFG
The first son of Written Tycoon to stand in New Zealand
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Noverre
SERVICE FEE: $10,000 + GST LFG
The heir apparent
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“I like all of the horses!”

The youngest Chittick learning about our beautiful industry. Come along and watch Mark and Charlie as they teach each other a thing or two about WS 🙌
G1 winner #28 for Champion Sire Savabeel 🏆 Prise De Fer (ex Foiled) secures his first G1 as he takes out the Captain Cook S. in fine style with WS-bred Aegon (Sacred Falls) in 2nd at Trentham. Congrats to his breeders @rafflesracing and @teakauracing, enjoy the celebrations 🍾