Waikato Stud News

10 April 2011

O’Reilly Filly Derby Hero

O’Reilly’s outstanding daughter Shamrocker earned herself a piece of Australasian racing history at Royal Randwick on Saturday. She completed a unique double when she once again proved superior to her male counterparts with a stunning …

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8 April 2011

Rising Star Adds Stakes Win

Exciting three-year-old talent Scarlett Lady earned herself black type honours when she led home a WS quinella in the Listed Manawatu Breeders’ Stakes at Awapuni today. The daughter of Savabeel completed an impressive hat-trick of …

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7 April 2011

Pins Colt Easter Star

Mark Chittick was right on the money when he tipped their chestnut colt by Pins to be WS’s star lot at the Sydney Easter Yearling Sale. His expectations were met with the youngster topping the …

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4 April 2011

Double Strike In Melbourne

Promising three-year-old Builder O’Reilly set up a winning double for WS stallions in Melbourne at the weekend. The son of champion sire O’Reilly posted a runaway success at the Ballarat meeting and his performance was …

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3 April 2011

WS Stallions Dominate Trophy Finish

WS gained a good measure of compensation in defeat after their colours were lowered by Undisclosed in the Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy at Awapuni. The farm’s hopes were mainly pinned on the talented No …

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3 April 2011

Top Jockey’s Judgement Spot On

Gr 1 winning jockey Jonathan Riddell celebrated further success at Awapuni on Saturday but in a different role. Jimmy Choux’s regular rider played a pivotal part in the success of the promising WS-bred and sold …

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29 March 2011

Jimmy Does Centaine Proud Again

WS played a major hand in the finish of Saturday’s Gr 1 Rosehill Guineas when crack colt Jimmy Choux provided their former champion stallion and leading broodmare sire Centaine with yet another top-flight success. For …

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29 March 2011

Scarlet O’Hara Plays Starring Role

A well-related filly from the prolific ‘Heights’ family has provided exciting young WS stallion Fast ‘N’ Famous with his second race track success. The son of Redoute’s Choice has only had a handful of first-crop …

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29 March 2011

Scarlett Lady On Gr 1 Trail

Brisbane-bound filly Scarlett Lady added another string to her bow when she mastered a rain-affected track to post a clear-cut victory at Tauranga. The exciting daughter of Savabeel emphasised her ample class by distancing her …

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29 March 2011

Agent Debuts In Style

Pins three-year-old Agent made the perfect start to his racing career with a runaway victory in Melbourne on Friday. Trained by Robert Hickmott for high-profile owner Lloyd Williams, the WS-bred and sold gelding was successful …

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29 March 2011

Natsinga Plays Another Winning Tune

Michael Manson’s pre-race confidence in Natsinga’s Tauranga prospects were dampened by the rain but the Ruakaka trainer’s fears were unfounded. The WS-bred six-year-old ploughed through the heavy conditions to crush his rivals in the Team …

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24 March 2011

Nandowra Back in Style at Kranji

Ambitious Dragon Proving a Dream Come True Horse Hong Kong-based businessman Johnson Lam enjoyed a dream come true result when his Pins galloper Ambitious Dragon (NZ) stormed home to claim last Sunday’s HK-1 Mercedes-Benz Hong …

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