Waikato Stud News

8 June 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

We who stand stallions need the resilience of battle-scarred Army Commanders. The knocks we have all encountered in our quest for the right career-changing animal entitles one to reflect on the experts who have never …

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6 June 2022

Another winning strike from Black Bolt

The consistent Black Bolt is rarely far from the action and his willing nature was well-rewarded over 1400 metres on Monday afternoon on the synthetic track at Ballarat. Trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, …

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3 June 2022

Maui victorious at Pakenham again

Pakenham specialist Maui enjoyed further success there this afternoon when the well-bred son of Ocean Park produced a stout performance to advance his record. The 4-year-old has now won twice on the grass course and …

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1 June 2022

Macraes wins at first time of asking

Macraes was the subject of strong support on debut over 1550 metres on the synthetic track at Cambridge on Wednesday afternoon and the 3-year-old didn’t let anybody down. The son of Darci Brahma had been …

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25 May 2022

Savabeel’s son back in top form

Witsabouthim returned to winning ways at Sale on Wednesday afternoon when he handled a rise in distance to 2200 metres with aplomb to add to his record. The son of Savabeel won two of his …

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Tofane
24 May 2022

Tofane lights up sale ring

As expected, Tofane proved to be one of the star lots on the opening day of the 2022 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale when the Ocean Park six-year-old realised AU$3.1 million on the Gold Coast. …

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23 May 2022

The corner with Garry Chittick

I have been invited to the 150th Jubilee Dinner of the Masterton Racing Club. The Wairarapa Racing Club was formed two years later. It says a lot about our rural community and their enjoyment of …

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21 May 2022

Task not beyond Ocean Park’s son

Progressive short course performer Ocean Beyond produced a superb performance on Saturday afternoon to down a competitive line-up in the Listed Straight Six over 1200 metres at Flemington. The Waikato Stud-bred and sold son of …

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21 May 2022

Wewillrock an exciting prospect

Wewillrock proved a class above his age group opposition at Te Rapa on Saturday afternoon with an effortless victory over 1100 metres to close his three-year-old campaign. Part-owned by Mark Chittick, the talented son of …

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18 May 2022

Savvy Legend mows rivals down

A powerhouse finish saw Savvy Legend back in winning form on the Kensington track at Randwick on Wednesday afternoon. The son of Savabeel was unplaced when opening his current campaign, but showed the benefit of …

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14 May 2022

Special day for Savabeel filly

Victory bells rang for Newley Wed at Newcastle on Saturday afternoon when the well-bred filly carried Waikato Stud’s familiar silks to a hollow victory over 1200 metres. A member of one of the Matamata farm’s …

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14 May 2022

Stud in sync with leading rider

Waikato Stud played a major role in jockey Michael McNab hitting a memorable milestone at Rotorua this afternoon. Homebred and sold Savabeel filly Synchronize provided the Cambridge rider with his 100th winner of the season …

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