Waikato Stud News

1 July 2020

Pedigree to fore again

Blue-blooded filly Grand De Flora made it two wins on the bounce when she produced another smart performance over 1600 metres at Sandown this afternoon. Trained by Danny O’Brien, the Waikato Stud-bred and owned-3-year-old came …

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28 June 2020

Ocean Park stellar season continues

The Waikato Stud-bred and sold Another Dollar earned another black type credit for resident sire Ocean Park when she produced a valiant display under 58kg to win the G3 Premier’s Cup at Doomben. Ridden by …

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27 June 2020

Filly a top prospect

Impecunious returned to racing in electric fashion at Riccarton where she posted a runaway success in her first appearance since January. Produced in forward condition by Michael and Matthew Pitman, the 2-year-old daughter of Sacred …

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26 June 2020

Well-bred 3YO fulfilling potential

Surgery has worked wonders for Wairere Falls who broke maiden ranks last time out at Geelong. The 3-year-old son of Savabeel was having just his third career start, and first since a gelding operation, finishing …

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22 June 2020

Savabeel tops HK bill

Dances With Dragon completed a notable Hong Kong double on Sunday evening for champion Waikato Stud stallion Savabeel. The Casper Fownes-trained representative was the star of the show with a runaway win at Sha Tin …

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19 June 2020

Grand display from filly

Waikato Stud homebred Grand De Flora has continued her impressive form in Victoria with further success today at Ladbrokes Park. She is trained for the Chittick family by Danny O’Brien and the filly represents a …

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2 June 2020

Oceanex adds to sire’s growing Group tally

Ocean Park (NZ) has enjoyed a break-out season with his first siring successes at the highest level courtesy of Kolding (NZ) and Tofane (NZ) and now a rising staying star and G1 Melbourne Cup contender …

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2 June 2020

Around the farm with Mark Chittick

Waikato Stud has been New Zealand’s leading breeder and top vendor at the Karaka Yearling Sale for the past several years. The 2020 roster includes the addition of exciting G1 Caulfield Guineas winner Super Seth (Dundeel {NZ}) …

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Super Seth in the Futurity Stakes
22 April 2020

Impressive Group 1 Winner Super Seth Joins The Waikato Stud Roster

Brilliantly talented Group 1 winner Super Seth has retired to Waikato Stud, giving breeders access to the first Caulfield Guineas winner to stand in New Zealand in three decades. Super Seth developed an imposing record …

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20 April 2020

Stud deliver another Group One

Waikato Stud has been a major player in both of trainer Michael Moroney’s Gr.1 All Aged Stakes victories. His first was with Tivaci, a son of High Chaparral who now stands at the leading Matamata …

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21 March 2020

Stud Strikes Special 11th Stakes Winner for Season

A special stakes winner number 11 for the season for Waikato Stud with our very own Business Manager co-owning today’s Gr.3 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes winner Out of the Park (Ocean Park) …

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21 March 2020

Savabeel Posts 99th Stakes Winner

Savabeel posted his 99th individual stakes winner this afternoon when the Waikato Stud graduate Missybeel upstaged her fellow mares when she posted a long odds win in the Gr.3 Epona Stakes at Rosehill. Trained by …

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