Waikato Stud News

15 June 2018

Garry’s Corner

Have I got the energy, this corner is only my view of current racing issues, and you my two readers, will have the gist of my concerns, right or wrong but you are still logging …

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9 June 2018

Group credit for Ocean’s Park’s son Seaway

Seaway is the latest black type performer for Waikato Stud’s Ocean Park following his gallant effort in today’s Gr.2 Queensland Guineas. In the hands of Blake Shinn, the Chris Waller-trained colt finished strongly for second …

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9 June 2018

Trainers rate Savabeel filly’s 3YO prospects

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman won’t be in any hurry to press the promising Peaceful into action in her classic season. The Cambridge trainers believe they have a quality prospect on their hands with the …

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8 June 2018

Mark’s Mail – 8 June

There is a great day of racing to look forward to tomorrow with the QLD Derby, Stradbroke and QLD Guineas all being run at Doomben. Ocean Park colt Seaway is my tip of the day …

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8 June 2018

Bloodstock taxation reform could boost industry alongside stakes increases

Story by Brian de Lore / The Informant Reform by way of a new structure for New Zealand racing could see increased prize-money alongside taxation changes to attract new investors. Minister for Racing Winston Peters …

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8 June 2018

Garry’s Corner – 8 June

Well, we are back. Not that you give a damn and why should you, you can jump on a Virgin Flight to Coolangatta tomorrow, enjoy the 24 degree days, with normal racing rather than swimming …

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1 June 2018

Messara report will mean short-term pain for long-term gain

Story by Brian de Lore / The Informant When John Messara delivers his review of the New Zealand racing industry to the Minister for Racing some time in July, the recommendations he makes for adoption …

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1 June 2018

Garry’s Corner – 1 June

The Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale is a great place to be if you need an injection of positivity. The 102 million gross, clearance rate, highlight lots tell a story of future optimism. Why not, …

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1 June 2018

Mark’s Mail – 1 June

The Magic Millions Broodmare sale certainly was very strong, and I was wrapped to see WS-bred Savabeel mare Diademe fetch $1.7 million and fellow home-bred O’Reilly mare Bonny O’Reilly sell for $825,000. It was also …

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1 June 2018

Pedigree Pointers with Gareth Downey – Rocking On High

The steady stream of recent winners for Rock ‘n’ Pop continued on Tuesday when Rocky High scored an impressive win by more than 2 lengths over 1400m at Albury. In doing so, Rocky High became …

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31 May 2018

Pierina remains unbeaten in Australia

Savabeel filly continued the perfect start to her Australian career with further success at Gosford this afternoon. The three-year-old finished in the money in both her New Zealand starts for Stephen Marsh before she joined …

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30 May 2018

Rocky High latest winner for Waikato Stud resident

Consistency was rewarded yesterday when Rocky High became the latest success story for Waikato Stud stallion Rock ‘n’ Pop. The three-year-old shed his maiden tag over 1400m on his home track at Albany, New South …

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