Ardrossan News

8 July 2023

Ardrossan’s son makes perfect start

A true-blue Waikato Stud product launched his career in style at Awapuni on Saturday afternoon. Ardee Boy claimed top honours in the two-year-old event at the first time of asking for trainer Peter Didham, who …

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27 May 2023

Further stakes success for Ardrossan

Ardrossan continued the impressive start he has made to his stallion career when his son Saltcoats claimed the feature event at Pukekohe on Saturday. The Waikato Stud resident has already been represented by Listed Wellesley …

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24 April 2023

Savabeel heads Waikato Stud’s roster at NZ$100,000

This article was written by Oswald Wedmore for TDN Aus NZ. After an autumn to remember for New Zealand’s pre-eminent stud farm, Waikato Stud have released their 2023 stallion fees, headed by their eight-time Champion …

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23 April 2023

Waikato Stud Announces 2023 Stallion Roster

As New Zealand’s leading thoroughbred nursery, Waikato Stud is excited to announce their stallion roster for the 2023 breeding season. After what has been a golden autumn for the eight-time New Zealand Champion Sire, Savabeel …

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18 March 2023

Ardrossan strikes again

Sako added to the fast start Ardrossan has made to his stallion career when he claimed top honours in the opening event over 1200 metres at Trentham on Saturday afternoon. The Stephen Marsh-prepared two-year-old settled …

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12 February 2023

Ardrossan’s son a popular colt

A unique offering from Waikato Stud turned plenty of heads on Sunday afternoon during the opening session of the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale at Riverside Stables. Offered on behalf of the Matamata nursery by Sledmere …

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29 January 2023

Stud stalwart’s dominance continues

Savabeel’s champion qualities were again evident when he again provided Waikato Stud with its star turn during the opening session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale. His headline act was offered late in the …

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14 January 2023

Special performance from Ardrossan’s son

Precocious youngster Codigo provided Ardrossan with his first winner and the youngster has now added black-type success to the emerging Waikato Stud stallion’s record. The two-year-old is prepared by Stephen Marsh and followed up his …

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3 January 2023

Ardrossan posts first winning strike

Waikato Stud resident Ardrossan has opened his stallion account following a gallant winningperformance from his son Codigo over 1000 metres at Matamata on Tuesday afternoon. It was fitting that the two-year-old is trained by Stephen …

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30 August 2022

Ardrossan’s son makes immediate impact

Young Waikato Stud stallion Ardrossan got away to a flying start on Tuesday afternoon at Ruakaka where his first trial runner Codigo was successful. The Stephen Marsh-trained two-year-old settled toward the back of the field …

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13 April 2022


New Zealand’s leading nursery, Waikato Stud is pleased to announce their stallion roster for the 2022 breeding season.  The roster is headed by the seven-time New Zealand Champion and leading Australasian sire of stakes winners, …

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11 March 2022

Buyers chasing Ardrossan’s progeny

Ardrossan continues to make a fine impression on the buying bench at Karaka with a trio of his sons starring during Friday’s Book 2 trade of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale. Waikato Stud’s young …

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