Waikato Stud News

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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22 March 2011

WS Stallions To Fore In The Bay

HONG KONG REVIEW BY MURRAY BELL AMBITIOUS DRAGON RATES VERY HIGHLY Maxime Guyon may have seemed overly euphoric in the wake of Ambitious Dragon’s (Pins) Hong Kong Derby (Gr 1, 2000m) victory on Sunday, writes …

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21 March 2011

O’Reilly filly on a trail of gold after debut win

Dragon Too Hot To Handle In HK Gr 1 Ambitious Dragon completed a golden night in Hong Kong for WS when he won yesterday’s Gr 1 Hong Kong Derby at Sha Tin. The exciting son …

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13 March 2011

Smashing making good early impression

Rewarding Times For Savabeel Kudakulari completed a lucrative weekend for WS stallion Savabeel when he posted a stylish fresh-up victory in Sunday’s Listed Canberra Guineas. Thethree-year-old had trialled impressively for his return to racing after …

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13 March 2011

Well-bred 3YO stakes Derby claims

Do Ra Mi Makes Sweet Music A change of tactics with the WS-bred and owned Do Ra Mi proved a masterstroke when the filly posted a sensational victory in Saturday’s Gr 2 Kewney Stakes at …

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