Waikato Stud News

14 September 2011

Well Bred No Excuse Needed Galloper Leaves Them To It

No Excuse Needed’s well-bred son Polarity left his rivals to it in the first at Taupo today. Raced by Te Akau Polarity Syndicate (Mgr David Ellis), Polarity scolded rivals by five lengths in the Haunui …

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14 September 2011

Beauty Supremo Fittingly Shines on Debut

The O’Reilly 3YO colt Beauty Supremo fittingly shone on debut in the Paco Boy at Waikato Stud 3YO Maiden 1200m at Taupo today. Trained by Lance Noble, Beauty Supremoshowed plenty of pluck in the run …

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14 September 2011

Early Derby Raps Heaped on Savarhys

Early Derby raps are being heaped on the exciting Savabeel gelding Savarhys following his barn storming performance at Taupo today. After blowing the start, Savarhys had it all to do turning for home, but responded …

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12 September 2011

Pins Potent Stakes Power Plain To See

The potent stakes power of Pins was plain for all to see over the weekend. Adding on to the earlier US stakes win by Our Nautique in the Listed Joseph Grace Handicap (1700m), his 3YO …

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12 September 2011

Pins Blueblood Looking A Force To Be Reckoned With

Waikato Stud’s Pins blueblood Smart Giant announced himself as a force to be reckoned in Hong Kong last night. In the same manner which saw him seal the Hong Kong Trainers’ Premiership for John Moore …

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10 September 2011

Pins Colt All Class

Matamata trainer Peter McKay found the perfect race at Ruakaka today for his exciting galloper Antonio Lombardo to kick-start his three-year-old career. The well-performed son of Pins was, as expected, in a class of his …

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10 September 2011

Paco Boy Proving Highly Popular in NZ

 With his book fast approaching full, Waikato Stud’s new stallion Paco Boy is proving highly popular with breeders in New Zealand this season. “We are just rapt with the response we’ve had to him,” said …

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7 September 2011

Millionaire galloper Vigor Retired

The curtain has come down on the racing career of the well-performed Vigor whose record failed to accurately reflect his talent. While eight victories, seven placings and stake earnings of nearly $1.2 million are impressive, …

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5 September 2011

Fast ‘N’ Famous Strikes In Australia

Fast ‘N’ Famous was represented by his first Australian winner yesterday when Famous By Name was successful in Victoria. The lightly-raced colt stepped up to 1600 metres for the first time at Wangaratta and opened …

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4 September 2011

Princess Far Too Sharp

Sharp Princess’ class shone brightly at Wanganui on Saturday when the quality mare successfully returned to competition. The six-year-old was resuming after a winter break and with the benefit of a recent trial outing she …

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4 September 2011

Dazzling Dowager Queen Back In Style

High-class Savabeel filly Dowager Queen emphasised her readiness for a return trip to Australia with a spectacular last-to-first victory at Wanganui on Saturday. She claimed the Listed Fillies’ Stakes with a cracking display in her …

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2 September 2011

No Excuse Needed Mounts Two Pronged Attack on Guineas

The G1 sire No Excuse Needed mounts a two pronged attack in the Listed Wanganui Guineas (1340m) this Saturday. The sire’s first chance is Snow Excuse, who will jump from barrier 10 with Michael Coleman …

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