Waikato Stud News

24 November 2022

Mare firing for new stable

A change of environment has agreed with Lavita Vishvi, who continued her winning form at Otaki on Thursday afternoon. The Savabeel five-year-old had been successful at Trentham at her previous appearance and once again demonstrated …

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23 November 2022

Tivaci filly back in style

Time away has worked wonders for Bella Tivaci, who made a successful return to competition at Avondale on Wednesday. The Nicholas Bishara-trained filly had failed to make an impression in previous outings before a spell …

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23 November 2022

THE CORNER WITH GARRY CHITTICK

Unlike a number of the seven of you, I like Winston Peters. I didn’t say I like his politics, how could I? As our most prolific fence jumper, one can’t defend him as next week …

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21 November 2022

Nicking tricks: what works with Savabeel?

Kristen Manning of Thoroughbred Daily News Australia New Zealand takes a deep dive into discovering the nicking trends that work with our eight-time Champion Sire Savabeel. The G1 Cox Plate has featured on the resume of several …

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16 November 2022

Mare back to winning ways

A step up in trip on a better surface at Rosehill on Wednesday afternoon were major contributing factors in Newley Wed furthering her record. The promising Savabeel four-year-old had finished runner-up over 1300 metres on …

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Savabeel
16 November 2022

Super Savabeel on top again

Savabeel’s pulling power was again evident during the opening session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale at Karaka on Wednesday. His Waikato Stud-bred son, Lot 166, was the highlight offering when he sold …

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16 November 2022

Tasman Park remains undefeated

Tasman Park kept his perfect record intact with another strong performance on the Lakeside course at Sandown on Wednesday afternoon. The son of Ocean Park had blitzed his rivals on debut at Bendigo and he …

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16 November 2022

The Corner with Garry Chittick

A cynic I have often been labelled, but on searching my Google know it all. I have determined that a cynic I am not. I say that with the confidence that I know me better …

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13 November 2022

Tommy turns it on at Geelong

Turn It Up Tommy made an overdue return to the winners circle when he shouldered 60kg to victory at Geelong on Sunday afternoon. The son of Tivaci, who was stakes placed as a juvenile, had …

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13 November 2022

Easy as you like for Podium

Ocean Park mare Podium returned to competition with a facile victory on Sunday afternoon on her home track at Hastings. Prepared by Guy Lowry for Waikato Stud, the four-year-old doubled her winning tally with ease …

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12 November 2022

Savabeel’s son powers home

Good things come to those who wait as the connections of the well-related Powerbeel found to their delight on Saturday afternoon at Kembla Grange. Trained by Robert and Luke Price, the four-year-old son of Savabeel …

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12 November 2022

Mare poses for winning photo

Ocean Park mare Poser opened a new preparation in emphatic fashion at Tauranga on Saturday afternoon. The well-travelled five-year-old was making her first appearance from owner Kurtis Pertab’s Matamata stable and two lead-up trials had …

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