Waikato Stud News

24 February 2024

Savabeel colt too sharp in Slipper

Well-related youngster Savaglee comfortably accounted for a small but select line-up of two-year-olds at Matamata on Saturday afternoon. The precocious son of Savabeel was in sparkling form on his home track where the Michael Moroney …

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22 February 2024

Linebacker secures a touchdown for Super Seth in Australia

The John O’Shea-trained Linebacker (NZ) was an impressive winner on debut at Hawkesbury on Wednesday for his Waikato Stud-based sire, Super Seth. Linebacker is the first Australian winner for the G1 Caulfield Guineas victor. On …

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22 February 2024

Trainer keen on Tivaci 3YO’s staying prospects

Henry Dwyer has Classic options to weigh up for his lightly raced Tivaci three-year-old Lupine. He successfully adopted new tactics on Thursday afternoon at Stawell where the Waikato Stud graduate posted the first winning strike …

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21 February 2024

Super Seth on the board in Australia

Waikato Stud’s Super Seth has struck a significant offshore blow with the Group 1-winning son ofDundeel siring his first juvenile winner in Australia. The race day covers came off his highly regarded son Linebacker at …

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19 February 2024

Savabeel 3YO on the mark

Well-related three-year-old Wymark deservedly opened his winning account on Saturday afternoon at Newcastle where he was untroubled to score over 1600 metres. The son of Savabeel hadn’t finished further back than fourth in all six …

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17 February 2024

Rudyard writes another winning chapter

Progressive four-year-old Rudyard has been in outstanding form this preparation and he overcame ahorror gate at Ellerslie on Saturday afternoon to add to his record. The Tony Pike-trained son of Charm Spirit had to contend …

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7 February 2024

Successful maiden voyage for Ocean Park filly

Rocking The Boat has a hard act to follow, but the daughter of Ocean Park made a stylish start with a debut victory on the Lakeside track at Sandown on Wednesday afternoon. She won over …

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2 February 2024

Trainer’s faith in colt rewarded

Warrnambool trainer Lindsey Smith’s rating of Savabeel’s son Storm Watch has been justified at the first time of asking. He has formed a good opinion of the three-year-old, who posted a stylish debut victory over …

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31 January 2024

WS enjoys another bumper Book 1 sale

Premier Waikato nursery Waikato Stud has again ended the Book 1 session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale as the leading vendor by aggregate. A multiple winner of the title, the Matamata farm claimed …

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30 January 2024

Champion qualities to fore once again

Savabeel’s undiminishing popularity continued through Book 1 of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale. Progeny of Waikato Stud’s multiple champion stallion were top end targets for a strong domestic and international bench and on Day …

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29 January 2024

Headline act bound for Hong Kong

Pre-auction expectations were high for a son of Savabeel with the looks to compliment his pedigree and Waikato Stud wasn’t disappointed as Lot 409 left the ring on the second day of trade at Karaka. …

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29 January 2024

Super Seth stars at Karaka

A son of Waikato Stud stallion Super Seth lit up the Karaka ring on Sunday when he sold to Hong Kong interests for $700,000 during the opening session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale. …

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