Waikato Stud News

26 June 2019

Vibrato adds to tally

Sacred Falls has wasted no time in doubling his winning tally with further success at Rotorua this afternoon. The Waikato Stud resident sired his first winner Shoshone recently and his son Vibrato is now also …

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21 June 2019

Symbio latest success for Ocean Park

Waikato Stud graduate Symbio is on the board after a deserved and not unexpected victory at Pukekohe. The son of Ocean Park had finished runner-up at his previous appearance when resuming at Te Rapa. “He’d …

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21 June 2019

Pedigree Picks with Mike Rennie – 21 June, 2019

Free Fallen’ is a 2yo gelding by Sacred Falls bought for $130,000 from the 2018 Inglis Classic yearling sale ($130,000AUD). Now residing in Singapore, he was quietly ridden in both trials and debuts tonight in …

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21 June 2019

Garry’s Corner – 21 June, 2019

Well, my readership has increased to five and a listener. A female listener no less. As such my comments will have to be more circumspect avoiding any salacious inferences as my listener is subjected to …

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15 June 2019

Hanger returns to winning ways

Part-owned WS-bred O’Reilly gelding Hanger bounced back to his best at Ruakaka on Saturday with a hard-fought victory. It was the fourth win of the Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained gelding’s career. Hanger has also …

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14 June 2019

Garry’s Corner – 14 June, 2019

You know we need to get our feet on the ground. Like what’s wrong with NZ racing. How did we get here. What are our expectations. Despite all the hero worshiping what is the net …

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14 June 2019

Ocean Park’s son dominant at Sha Tin

Lucky Win Win has struck again in Hong Kong for his second win from a handful of appearances for trainer Benno Yung. Ridden by Zac Purton, the son of Ocean Park romped home at Sha …

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13 June 2019

Selling initiative well rewarded

A new selling approach has worked successfully for Waikato Stud with Monday evening’s online sale achieving a 100 per cent clearance rate. The Matamata farm’s 26-strong weanling draft proved popular on gavelhouse.com, as was the …

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11 June 2019

Dominic opens Singapore account

Rock ‘n’ Pop’s son Dominic is on the board in Singapore following his maiden success at Kranji. Previously placed from just a handful of starts, the four-year-old on Sunday won over 1200 metres. He is …

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9 June 2019

Star of the Seas atones for missing Stradbroke start

The Chris Waller-trained Ocean Park gelding Star Of The Seas failed to make the field for the Stradbroke and stayed at home in Sydney with a winning result in the Racing to Win Handicap (1600m). The four-year-old …

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8 June 2019

Classy Kolding outstanding in Guineas

Kolding provided his Waikato Stud-based sire Ocean Park his biggest success to date when he continued his winning ways in today’s Gr.2 Queensland Guineas. He is a rising star for trainer Chris Waller and was …

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7 June 2019

Garry’s Corner – 7 June, 2019

What a fortnight, a week in the sunshine, a positive Broodmare Sale on the Gold Coast, continued enhancement of the NSW racing stakes, then home to 15 degrees and the introduction of the proposed Racing …

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