Waikato Stud News

16 April 2011

Shillelagh steps up at Wanganui

More Success For Prolific WS Family One of Waikato’s most prolific families provided a timely reminder of its potency on Friday, when the veteran performer Zinly (NZ) (Danasinga) was successful at Kranji. The eight-year-old gave …

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16 April 2011

O’Sullivan the toast of three countries after big win with Aerovelocity in Japan

Shantaine In A Class Of Her Own Versatile mare Shantaine added further performance to her illustrious pedigree with a sterling performance to win the closing event at Ellerslie today. The WS-bred and sold four-year-old mastered …

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14 April 2011

Can Lightning Strike Twice?

Waikato is hoping lightning can strike twice in the Gr 1 AJC Oaks at Randwick on Saturday. The O’Reilly filly Dating will be out to emulate the Chittick family’s high-class performer Daffodil, who won the …

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11 April 2011

Staying Is Almodovar’s Game

Almodovar may have a long way to go to match the deeds of the outstanding stayer Galilee but the progressive son of WS’s Pins has made an encouraging start. The three-year-old completed a hat-trick of …

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11 April 2011

Shamrocker (NZ) reminds O’Brien of the value of a Kiwi-made bargain

Dennis Ryan, NZTM Release If Victorian trainer Danny O’Brien needed a reminder that a good New Zealand-bred horse can be sourced from anywhere, he’s got it in spades with his history-making filly Shamrocker (NZ) (O’Reilly). …

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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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