Waikato Stud News

22 April 2018

Dancer’s Kin continues Ocean Park’s hot trot

Ocean Park’s impressive son Dancer’s Kin looks ready to make his mark in better company following his maiden success at Morphettville. The two-year-old has showed satisfying progress with his breakthrough victory over 1050m coming off …

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21 April 2018

Improved Hanger closes out his season in style

Roger James has been well-satisfied by Hanger’s progress this preparation, which closed on a top note at Pukekohe this afternoon. The Cambridge trainer is now almost certain to send the Waikato Stud-bred three-year-old to the …

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20 April 2018

Winners keep flowing for Ocean Park

Ocean Park’s hot run of form shows no signs of slowing following a winning double in Australia. In Australia yesterday, Georgica and Ocean Nymph were successful at Wyong and Coffs Harbour respectively. The Waikato Stud-based …

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20 April 2018

Pedigree Pointers with Gareth Downey – Stream of Winners Continues for Ocean Park

It has been yet another very good week for Ocean Park, as his progeny continue to win with an excellent strike rate.  He has had four winners in the last week, which now brings his …

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20 April 2018

Garry’s Corner – 20 April

Well, where to start. I’ll go for Winx, we all know comparative performances are subject to more opinions than you can poke a stick at, but her performance in the QEII Stakes was exhilarating. To …

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19 April 2018

Messara appointment the precursor to a paradigm-shift in our racing culture

(By Brian De Lore, The Informant) Close your eyes and make a wish for racing! If a year ago you had been accorded that luxury and thought “I want Winston Peters back as Minister for …

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17 April 2018

Hennessy’s racing travels to continue

Gary Hennessy is preparing for another international tour of duty. The Matamata trainer has his sights set on a Singapore Group One feature after receiving confirmation that Ocean Emperor has gained a spot in the …

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14 April 2018

Ocean Park’s sons impress

Exciting young Waikato Stud stallion Ocean Park has produced another two youngsters who promise to make their future mark in stakes company. The lightly-tried Ocean Class posted his breakthrough victory over 1600m at Wangaratta yesterday …

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14 April 2018

Group 1 Australasian Oaks mission for Savacool

Sydney Savabeel filly Savacool has booked herself a ticket to the Australasian Oaks with her victory on a rain-soaked track at Caulfield. Sent south from trainer Chris Waller’s Sydney stable, Savacool took out Saturday’s Thomas …

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14 April 2018

Caulfield rain a blessing for Reilmartini

Trainer Darren Weir was happy to see the heavy showers rain down on Caulfield and soften the track for O’Reilly gelding Reilmartini. Starting the day in the good range, rain began falling before the meeting …

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14 April 2018

Smart Two-year-old to be set for early Guineas feature

Exciting two-year-old Madison County has been earmarked as a potential Guineas candidate next season after clinching his first race day success at Hastings on the weekend. Co-trainer Andrew Forsman has plenty of time for the …

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14 April 2018

Trainer sees top future for Fawn

Roger James is bullish about the future staying prospects of the lightly-tried Fawn. The Cambridge horseman had further reason to be upbeat about the four-year-old after she produced a strong performance to win the Red …

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