Waikato Stud News

15 October 2018

Bebop rocks in Singapore

An international pedigree was to the fore when the New Zealand-bred Bebop opened his winning account in Singapore. Trained by Hideyuki Takaoka, the four-year-old successfully stepped up to 1700m for the first time on Sunday …

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15 October 2018

Rock ‘n’ Affair back in style

Rock ‘n’ Pop’s promising daughter Rock ‘n’ Affair has wasted no time in doubling her winning tally. She broke his maiden last season and at Hawera on Saturday she struck again. The four-year-old was making …

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13 October 2018

Nicoletta a first-up star

Savabeel mare Nicoletta looks in for a lucrative campaign following a determined first-up win at Hawera this afternoon. In her season-opener, the Group One-performed mare took the major honours in the Gr.3 Taranaki Breeders’ Stakes. …

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12 October 2018

Famous Foals – Rock ‘n’ Pop x Eudora colt

In the famous foals segment, we will meet foals from some of Australasia’s toughest race mares as well as siblings of elite racehorses. This week we meet a half-brother to dual Group One winner Savvy …

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12 October 2018

A Trip Down Memory Lane – Alamosa’s Toorak Handicap Win

Amongst the great line up of races at Caulfield this Saturday is the $500,000 Toorak Handicap – one of the hardest handicaps in Australia to win each year. This year 18 runners will line up …

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11 October 2018

The silent achiever – Rock ‘n’ Pop

With the Spring racing in full force, we have seen the emergence of a silent achiever amongst the Waikato Stud stallion roster – Rock ‘n’ Pop. A million dollar yearling, he has all the attributes …

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11 October 2018

Garry’s Corner – 12 October

The wonderful world of racing. The day at Hastings was a day to enjoy, the weather had a bit of a bite, but the patrons were there to enjoy both good racing and good company. …

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9 October 2018

Bully Boy further special Riccarton record

Progressive four-year-old Bully Boy will be an undercard performer to follow at the upcoming New Zealand Cup carnival. The Waikato Stud-bred and son of Rock ‘n’ Pop has a special affinity with Riccarton and looks …

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8 October 2018

Top quality mare Bonneval secured by Waikato Stud

Waikato Stud has won the race to purchase the two-time New Zealand Horse of the Year and multiple Group One winner Bonneval. The Matamata nursery acted quickly when her retirement was announced last week and …

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8 October 2018

Stud graduates post winning Singapore double

Waikato Stud celebrated a double strike in Singapore last evening with a pair of promising four-year-olds. Nowyousee continued the excellent start he has made to his career with victory over 1100m. Trained by Lee Freedman, …

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6 October 2018

Savvy Coup coasts home in Livamol

Savabeel’s top-quality daughter Savvy Coup crowned an outstanding day at Hastings for Waikato Stud. She demolished her rivals in the Gr.1 Livamol Classic to give the farm a feature race double. Earlier, Madison County fuelled …

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6 October 2018

Madison County wins Guineas in style

Pins’ son Madison County struck the most serious blow of the new three-year-old season so far when triumphed at Hastings today. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained Waikato Stud graduate was a dashing winner of …

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