Waikato Stud News

10 December 2018

Sparkling Hong Kong debut

Regency Legend has made his presence felt at the first time of asking on one of the racing world’s premier stages. In his Hong Kong debut, the Waikato Stud-bred and sold three-year-old was successful at …

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8 December 2018

Te Akau Racing celebrate further success with the progeny of Savabeel

Aotea Lad became Savabeel’s latest stakes winner on Saturday when he put away his Gr.2 Wakefield Challenge Stakes rivals on debut. He was tardily away at Trentham, but it mattered little as he lengthened stride …

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7 December 2018

Garry’s Corner – 7 December

Breeding and racing administration have a lot in common. There are multiple views on which is the right direction to head. Why, well there are few activities that are so publicly exposed. This, of course, …

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2 December 2018

Love Affair crowns red letter day

High-class mare Love Affair capped an outstanding day for Waikato Stud with her victory in the Gr.3 Eagle Technology Stakes at Ellerslie. “She had to be good because Meeska Mooska actually kicked really well and …

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1 December 2018

My Pendant a gem of a filly

Progressive filly My Pendant continued her winning way in Melbourne this afternoon with another stylish performance. Runner-up in her first two appearances, she broke her maiden at Sandown before dealing with better opposition at Moonee …

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1 December 2018

Strong family to fore

A family littered with Waikato Stud success stories was again to the fore at Ellerslie this afternoon. It came in the impressive form of the Jamie Richards-trained Probabeel, an exciting daughter of Savabeel. Bred and …

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30 November 2018

Mark’s Mail – 30 November

The breeding season might be winding down (we’ve just got one left in the foaling paddock) but the yearling side of our operation is just warming up. We’ve already had a few people to the …

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30 November 2018

Like mother, like daughter

Lisa Latta is getting the best out of Waikato Stud’s Fictitious, which isn’t surprising as she has inside knowledge of the mare’s family. The Awapuni trainer produced the daughter of Ocean Park at Otaki today …

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30 November 2018

Staff Profile | Jaimee Gowler

She’s an accomplished horsewoman and is charged with the responsibility of managing one of (if not) the largest consignment of yearlings in the world. Meet our Yearling Manager, Jaimee Gowler. Q What is your role at Waikato …

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30 November 2018

Garry’s Corner – 30 November

Where to start. What a week of doom and gloom. I have been around race tracks since the age of twelve, you can do the maths, it’s quite a while. I have seen sales that …

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30 November 2018

O’Reilly mare a deserved winner

Lightly-raced O’Reilly four-year-old Be Instant has struck her first winning blow in Australia for Waikato Stud. She had run three placings before justifying her favouritism at Pakenham yesterday. Be Instant is trained by long-time stud …

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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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