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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

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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Saturday morning mince on toast waiting in the White Horse for the WS absolute CHAMPION team! We’re getting there... can see the light at the end of the big season tunnel. 

Great morning, Savabeel goes 12-straight in foal and will hit a hundred in foal early next week, good shit - lovin’ it! MC out 👊🏼
This week in Mark’s Mail, we pay tribute to an incredibly special member of our WS family, Dougal our much loved teaser pony. Mark tells his story and explains how important the teaser ponies are to the whole breeding process.
The Waikato Weekly is now out! 
This week's edition features:

🔵A tribute to our loved teaser pony, Dougal
🟢Catching up with Angus Kelly 
🔵Champagne showers at The White Horse

Read the link in our bio 👆
Captured last week when the skies were blue & the sun was beating down. We’ve been getting the perfect combination of rain & sun here at WS lately, providing excellent conditions for grass & yearling growth! 🌧 ☀️ 💪