Sacred Falls News

20 February 2021

Superb day for Waikato Stud across the Tasman

Waikato Stud celebrated a stellar day in Australia this afternoon with a memorable feature race double. Outstanding home-bred mare Savabeel triumphed in the G1 Futurity S. at Caulfield and farm graduate Aegon retained his unbeaten …

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10 February 2021

Sacred Falls colt tops Classic draft

Waikato Stud enjoyed a 100 per cent clearance rate at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale and a top price of AU$250,000. The Matamata farm’s consignment was presented through the Glenn Lee Thoroughbreds draft and its …

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10 December 2020

Top WS family strikes again

A potent Waikato Stud family was to the fore at Wodonga this afternoon when Sacred Lass furthered her record. The daughter of Sacred Falls has been patiently handled by trainer Phillip Stokes and picked up …

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26 November 2020

Sacred Falls filly lands top prize

Zee Falls picked a timely moment to shed her maiden tag when she downed six individual winners in the G3 Wellington Stakes at Otaki this afternoon. Trained by Stephen Marsh, the Waikato Stud-bred and sold …

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18 November 2020

Sacred Falls colt tops opening RTR session

Late Waikato Stud stallion Sacred Falls earned further posthumous honours when his son topped the opening session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale. The colt sold for $525,000 after Cambridge horseman Finbarr Leahy …

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7 November 2020

Like father like son, Aegon claims Guineas

Aegon emulated his late sire Sacred Falls with a dashing performance to claim major honours in the G1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas at Riccarton this afternoon. The Waikato Stud-bred and sold Aegon has come a …

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25 October 2020

Fabulous family double

Savabeel mare Fabulist was represented by a notable double today when her daughter Icebath was successful at Randwick and her brother Courier Wonder made a statement with a dashing debut victory at Sha Tin. Trained …

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3 October 2020

Aegon produces dazzling Guineas display

The Waikato Stud-bred and sold Aegon kept his unbeaten record intact with a blistering finish to land the thick end of the stake this afternoon in the G3 Hawke’s Bay Guineas. He is a son …

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30 September 2020

Sacred Falls filly debuts in style

The well-related Waimoku Falls delivered an early return on her purchase price with a perfect debut performance this afternoon at Tauranga. A daughter of Sacred Falls, she was a trial winner earlier this month and …

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18 September 2020

Saintly performance to open Group account

Trainer John O’Shea has a long-term Group 1 goal for the progressive mare All Saint’s Eve. The daughter of Sacred Falls took another significant step toward that target this afternoon when she triumphed in the …

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30 August 2020

Filly with a bright future

Trainer David Brideoake and the Ottobre family can look confidently to the future with Waikato Stud graduate Peskijen, a stylish debut winner at Sale this afternoon. Brideoake had the daughter of the late Sacred Falls …

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15 August 2020

Saintly first-up effort at Randwick

All Saints’ Eve added to her burgeoning record with a smart first-up victory at Randwick that also served to highlight her versatility. The lightly-raced Sacred Falls 4-year-old had won two previous races on top of …

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