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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 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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@waikatostud

There's currently a great opportunity available to join the WS team in the iconic Matamata region as a full-time night watch/foaling attendant. 

Please email mike@waikatostud.co.nz with a cover letter if you feel this role would suit you.
The Waikato Newsletter for May is out! ✉️
This month’s edition features:

🔵G1 Hero Super Seth
🟢WS Makes Mark On The Gold Coast
🔵Patience To Pay Off For High Chaparral Bloodlines

Read more at the link in our bio 👉
Bargain gets her chance at G1 glory after 3 stakes placings in the G1 ATC Oaks, G2 The Roses & G3 Adrian Knox this campaign! 💪 She has drawn barrier 4 for the G1 QLD Oaks at Eagle Farm this Saturday. Fingers crossed @marknewnhamracing and all the crew!