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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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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

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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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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Savabeel has once again completed a clean sweep of the stallion awards winning the Grosvenor, Centaine & the Dewar trophies for the 2020-2021 season kindly presented by Justine Sclater. We are so proud of Savabeel & the team.

Video courtesy of NZTBA.
The Waikato Weekly is now out! 
This week's edition features:

🔵WS NZ Breeder of the Year 
🟢Probabeel NZ Horse of the Year
🔵Winners of the WS foal photo competition

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We are thrilled to have received the Sir Patrick & Justine Lady Hogan Breeder of the Year Award for the 2020-2021 season. It is the eighth time we’ve received this prestigious award, in which we are so humbled by the honor. 

Video courtesy of NZTBA.
What a night for Savabeel and WS 👑! Probabeel has been crowned 2020/21 NZ Horse of the Year & Champion Sprinter-Miler, while The Chosen One (Savabeel) claimed the title of Champion Stayer. Aegon (Sacred Falls) was also named Champion 3YO 💪

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