Savabeel News

22 November 2019

Savabeel colt popular at Karaka

A son of Savabeel made a splash late in the closing session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale at Karaka. Magus Equine’s Willie Leung went to $440,000 to secure a half-brother to Waikato …

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10 September 2019

Super Savabeel dominates proceedings again

Savabeel took centre stage at the New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Awards with another clean sweep in the stallion division. The Waikato Stud resident won the Grosvenor Award for a sixth consecutive season and his fifth …

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28 August 2019

High-priced youngster impresses

Waikato Stud’s impressive sale-topper No Limits has made an encouraging start to his career. The $1.4 million Karaka graduate in January had his first trial outing at Te Teko on Tuesday and was successful in …

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15 August 2019

Acting plays another blinder

Waikato Stud’s Savabeel filly Acting played a starring role at Sandown this afternoon with another impressive victory. The 3-year-old was unplaced first time out before she broke her maiden at Echuca and has followed up …

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1 August 2019

Yet another stellar season for super Savabeel

What another sensational season it’s been for Savabeel with the super sire’s remarkable achievements unparalleled in the modern era. Waikato Stud’s all-conquering son of Zabeel has won the Grosvenor Award (Champion New Zealand sire) for …

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26 July 2019

Savabeel continues his domination

The all-conquering Savabeel has won the Grosvenor Award (Champion New Zealand sire) for five consecutive seasons as well as four Dewar Award and four Centaine Award and is nearing 100 stakes winners, including 18 Group …

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26 July 2019

Well-bred filly strikes for stud

A grand-daughter of one of Waikato Stud’s finest mares has broken through for her first win in Australia. The Savabeel filly Acting was successful at just her second start at Echuca. She was unplaced on …

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24 July 2019

Sweet treat from Savoury

The covers came off Savoury at Canterbury this afternoon and the Savabeel youngster didn’t disappoint. High-regaded by trainer Bjorn Baker, the colt ran out an impressive winner over 1100 metres at the first time of …

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19 July 2019

Walker chasing first Derby win with Savabeel gelding

Trainer Mark Walker is confident four-year-old Savabeel gelding Sacred Croix can provide him with an elusive Derby victory. The Raffles Racing-owned galloper is a leading contender for the S$1 million Singapore Derby (1800m) on Sunday …

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18 July 2019

Leading Sires in Hong Kong

The 2018/2019 Hong Kong racing season concluded on Sunday and while newly crowned Horse of the Year Beauty Generation’s sire Road to Rock topped the leading sires list by earnings, the leading sires by winners …

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4 July 2019

Saving banks another winning cheque

The familiar Waikato Stud colours were in winning action at Hawkesbury this afternoon where Saving furthered his record. The progressive three-year-old was successful for the second time in his brief career with a victory over …

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4 June 2019

Pedigree coming through in style

Grand Bouquet is continuing to race up to her impressive pedigree and black -type beckons the Kris Lees-trained filly. The Waikato Stud graduate has won three of her last four starts and the last two …

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