Sacred Falls News

30 January 2019

Champion Savabeel the dominant force

The ever-reliable Savabeel didn’t disappoint on the closing day of the Book 1 Sale at Karaka. A colt closely-related to Monday’s $1.4 million Savabeel sale-topper earned widespread attention this afternoon. Bidding was fierce before international …

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29 January 2019

Hot Savabeel continues to light up Karaka ring

The demand for the progeny of Waikato Stud’s super sire Savabeel continued on the third day at Karaka. Top of his list was the son of Suavito, who went to Te Akau’s David Ellis for …

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28 January 2019

Golden day for Waikato Stud at Karaka

A son of Waikato Stud stallion sensation Savabeel has smashed the Matamata farm’s record at Karaka. Bidding opened at $800,000 on the handsome colt and closed at $1.4 million. Te Akau supremo David Ellis had …

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28 November 2018

More Trial success for Sacred Falls

The stallion career of young Waikato Stud stallion Sacred Falls gained serious momentum at yesterday’s Matamata trials. His first crop two-year-olds provided a trifecta in one 800 metre heat while a son impressively claimed another. …

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24 November 2018

Waikato Stud the major RTR player

Waikato Stud stallions, led by the irrepressible Savabeel, were the dominant forces at New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale at Karaka. The Matamata farm’s champion stallion provided the top four lots, with a total …

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16 November 2018

Richly-bred colt stars at trials

A well-related Sacred Falls two-year-old is showing that he has inherited a good measure of the family ability. The colt made his first trial appearance at Avondale this week and won his 800-metre heat in …

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10 September 2018

Smart effort by Sacred Falls colt

A well-related Sacred Falls youngster impressed in his first trial outing at Ashburton today. Trained by Lance Robinson, the two-year-old won his 600 metre heart under Jacob Lowry. He is out of the Unbridled’s Song …

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9 February 2018

Hall of Famer O’Reilly stands proudly over son’s Karaka debut

The success of first season sire Sacred Falls at last week’s National Yearling Sale was a timely reminder of the wide reach of champion stallion O’Reilly. That influence is no better illustrated at Waikato Stud, …

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28 January 2018

Waikato Stud’s Karaka Yearling sale off to a flying start

Waikato Stud saved the best until deep into the opening session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Book 1 Sale at Karaka. Their headline act graced the ring as this evening’s proceedings were drawing to a close …

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12 January 2018

Sacred Falls makes his presence felt at Magics

WS have been delighted with the rousing reception of a pair of Sacred Falls youngsters received in Australia. Through Sledmere Stud’s draft, Waikato Stud offered two home-breds by multiple Group One winner Sacred Falls during the Magic …

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5 October 2017

Chittick children breed their first Thoroughbred

Carrying on the family breeding legacy, Charlotte, George, Harry & Charlie Chittick were ecstatic to welcome their very own foal last night. A beautiful, well-marked colt by Sacred Falls, he is out of Neversaynever who …

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17 April 2015

Sacred Falls back where he belongs

History repeated itself this week when champion miler Sacred Falls returned to his birthplace, Waikato Stud, completing a cycle that has already brought fame and fortune to the country’s leading thoroughbred nursery. His arrival at …

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