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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 1 winners.

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Featuring almost 840 hectares of idyllic Waikato pasture and world-class facilities, Waikato Stud is the perfect environment for producing champion racehorses.

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Success is our motivation, the driving force behind everything we do:

A horse's success,
your success, our success.

KARAKA YEARLINGS

Stallions

Savabeel
SERVICE FEE: $100,000 +GST
Eight-time Champion New Zealand sire
The sire of 32 Group 1 winners
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Super Seth
SERVICE FEE: $45,000 +GST
Group 1-winning son of Dundeel
First Caulfield Guineas winner to stand in NZ in 30 years
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Tivaci
SERVICE FEE: $8,000 +GST
Group 1-winning sprinter-miler
Four Stakes wins between 1000m-1600m
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Ocean Park
SERVICE FEE: $20,000 +GST
Five-time Group 1 winner & the Champion
NZ-based Australian Second Season Sire
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Ardrossan
SERVICE FEE: $20,000 +GST
By sire of sires Redoute's Choice
Group-winning sprinter
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Banquo
SERVICE FEE: $3,000 +GST
The first son of Written Tycoon to stand in New Zealand
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Noverre
SERVICE FEE: $10,000 +GST
"Up there with the best that Te Akau have trained" - David Ellis
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Sunset at the White Horse 🌇 Happy weekend from all the crew at WS!
It’s a beautiful winter’s day at Waikato Stud, and just like his offspring, Ardrossan is in flying form 🙌 In his first two crops, he’s produced 17 winners and strikes at 9.8% stakes winners/runners from small books 🌟