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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Waikato Stud produces an average of 12 Stakes winners per season and is the current Australasian Group One breeder of the decade, having bred 39 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

Five-time Champion New Zealand sire
The sire of 18 Group One winners
Group One Winning Sprinter-Miler
Four Stakes wins between 1000m-1600m
Ocean Park
Five-time Group One winner & the Champion
NZ based Australian Second Season Sire
By Sire of Sires Redoute's Choice
Group winning sprinter


Instagram post 18103200022072297 Viewing has commenced at the @karakachat Ready To Run sales. This Savabeel gelding is a half-brother to Gr.1 performer, Tiptronic. Out of Tip Toes, by Pins, who is a full relation to Legs, the dam of stakes winning Wolfwhistle.

Waikato Stud will offer 12 two year old’s through the sale, to be consigned by @ohukialodge visit our website to view the full draft. 📸 @lesleywarwick 
#WaikatoStud #Savabeel #championsires
Instagram post 17856604297620770 Lot 234 in the @karakachat Ready To Run Sale. A lovely colt by the sire of the moment, Ocean Park. 
Out of the well related O’Reilly mare, We Love, this colt is a descendent of the family of Another Dollar, who is a Gr.1 performer. Ocean Park has established an early affinity with O’Reilly mares with G1 placed Arrogant, being out of the O’Reilly mare, Charmeuse. 
After his astounding recent success, including Kolding’s Gr.1 & Golden Eagle wins, and Oceanex’s stellar Gr.2 victory last weekend, Ocean Park is currently sitting fourth on the Australian General Sires’ Premiership ahead of impressive company

Presented as part of @ohukialodge draft, this colt will be available to view in barn H from 9.00am Sunday 17th, November. 📸 @lesleywarwick
Instagram post 17844900958778838 We’re looking forward to watching this impressive looking colt, catalogued as Lot 383, go through the ring at the @karakachat Ready To Run Sale next week.

By Sacred Falls out of the Savabeel winning mare, Flutter.
The dam produced the four time winner in Hong Kong, Sacred Ibis, who is a three quarter relation to this colt.

Presented on behalf of Waikato Stud, in the draft of top Ready To Run preparers, @ohukialodge this colt is certainly one to keep an eye on.
📸 @lesleywarwick 
#WaikatoStud #championsires #NZbred
Instagram post 17935972825318356 Pictured here is the handsome Savabeel colt out of the stakes winning mare Villifye. #WaikatoStud #championsires #NZbred
Instagram post 17842565599799385 🌟Oceanex returning to scale after winning the G2 Matriarch Stakes 🌟
A $70,000 purchase from the @karakachat 2017 Premier Yearling Sale, Oceanex becomes the fifth stakes winner for #OceanPark 🏆
The @waikatostud stallion is sitting high on the leading sires tables after recent G1 success with Kolding and Tofane’s dual G3 wins. 
#NZbred #championsires #WaikatoStud
Instagram post 17888588239431584 Catch up with @bazmccullum42 and @mark_chittick in this week’s TV edition of The Waikato Weekly (link in stories) @vermairfarm #SuperSeth #OceanPark #WaikatoStud #championsires
Instagram post 17909265649373406 🌟SUPER SETH 🌟
We’re thrilled to announce Waikato Stud have secured a major share in star 3YO colt, Super Seth. Read the full announcement on our website - link in stories. #WaikatoStud #SuperSeth
Instagram post 17860977904577109 It’s a tough life at @waikatostud... one of our foals enjoying a lazy morning in the sun ☀️ #waikatostud
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