Waikato Stud News

27 September 2021

Masterful display at Sha Tin

Master Hero has doubled his winning tally in Hong Kong with his latest success for trainer Tony Cruz. The patiently-handled 5-year-old son of Savabeel resumed over 1400 metres at Sha Tin on Sunday evening and …

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26 September 2021

Ciccina continues winning habit

Ciccina has been in outstanding touch this preparation and the mare enjoyed further success at the Gold Coast on Saturday afternoon. Bred and sold by Waikato Stud, the daughter of Savabeel gave her Class 2 …

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24 September 2021

Guineas next for talented Savabeel colt

Gifted colt Forgot You doubled his winning tally when he posted an impressive victory in the G2 Stutt S. at Moonee Valley this evening to set up a tilt at higher honours. The Waikato Stud-bred …

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23 September 2021

The Corner With Garry Chittick

Every now and then you are allowed a little boast. Last Saturday I followed the day’s racing and as always, what a pleasure it was to see the NZ-bred horses continue to perform so credibly …

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18 September 2021

Atishu earns crack at Group 1 feature

Atishu hasn’t taken long to make her mark in Australia and her victory in the G3 Bill Ritchie H. has earned her a crack at higher honours. The Waikato Stud-bred and sold daughter of Savabeel …

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18 September 2021

Bride celebrates another success

Kiss The Bride was back to winning ways at Randwick this afternoon for trainer Bjorn Baker with a dominant front-running performance. The Waikato Stud graduate was well-rated at the head of affairs by Nash Rawiller …

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16 September 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

Hi you four. I thought today I might dissect the achievements of probably NZ’s greatest sire to date. You will note I said probably, not because I doubt the accolade I have given him but …

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15 September 2021

Bold return from Pins mare

Trainer Archie Alexander has played the waiting game with Bold Manner and connections were this afternoon rewarded at Bendigo where the 4-year-old was untroubled to successfully kick off her spring preparation. The Ballarat horseman has …

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13 September 2021

Savabeel mare Ciccina at the double

Ciccina doubled her winning tally from a handful of appearances when she scored with plenty of authority at Coffs Harbour on Sunday afternoon. The Savabeel 4-year-old came from off the pace with a booming finish …

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9 September 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

Regretfully, last week’s Corner was lost in transmission. So at the risk of one of the two of you having read it, some of this week may appear a touch repetitive. My concern was the …

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6 September 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

Well, to Corner or not to Corner? I was about to have a week off but a response from South Africa and West Queensland confirmed my ratings were on the increase. From two to four, …

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4 September 2021

Tivaci filly retains unbeaten record

Tivaci’s exciting daughter Never Been Kissed retained her perfect record with further success over 1300 metres this afternoon at Newcastle. The Waikato Stud-bred and owned 3-year-old was a smart debut winner at Hawkesbury last month …

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