Waikato Stud News

30 November 2018

Like mother, like daughter

Lisa Latta is getting the best out of Waikato Stud’s Fictitious, which isn’t surprising as she has inside knowledge of the mare’s family. The Awapuni trainer produced the daughter of Ocean Park at Otaki today …

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30 November 2018

Staff Profile | Jaimee Gowler

She’s an accomplished horsewoman and is charged with the responsibility of managing one of (if not) the largest consignment of yearlings in the world. Meet our Yearling Manager, Jaimee Gowler. Q What is your role at Waikato …

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30 November 2018

Garry’s Corner – 30 November

Where to start. What a week of doom and gloom. I have been around race tracks since the age of twelve, you can do the maths, it’s quite a while. I have seen sales that …

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30 November 2018

O’Reilly mare a deserved winner

Lightly-raced O’Reilly four-year-old Be Instant has struck her first winning blow in Australia for Waikato Stud. She had run three placings before justifying her favouritism at Pakenham yesterday. Be Instant is trained by long-time stud …

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28 November 2018

More Trial success for Sacred Falls

The stallion career of young Waikato Stud stallion Sacred Falls gained serious momentum at yesterday’s Matamata trials. His first crop two-year-olds provided a trifecta in one 800 metre heat while a son impressively claimed another. …

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25 November 2018

Stakes breakthrough for Pinzu

Waikato Stud graduate Pinzu posted his first black-type victory on Saturday with success in the Listed Carbine Club of WA Stakes in Perth. Jockey Damian Lane settled the son of Pins back in the field …

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25 November 2018

3YO makes perfect start to career

Tony Pike can see a bright future for Rock ‘n’ Pop’s son Surely Sacred, who made a winning debut at Te Rapa today. Off the back of a trial success, he overcame an awkward barrier …

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24 November 2018

Waikato Stud the major RTR player

Waikato Stud stallions, led by the irrepressible Savabeel, were the dominant forces at New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale at Karaka. The Matamata farm’s champion stallion provided the top four lots, with a total …

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23 November 2018

A Trip Down Memory Lane – Viennetta

The Counties Racing Club takes centre stage this week with a number of Black Type races, including the Group 2 Auckland Thoroughbred Stakes – a time honoured race whose honour roll includes the mighty Sunline …

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23 November 2018

Garry’s Corner – 23 November

Sorry about last week but I figured the two of you would fully understand that my having a couple of days at Kinloch would not have a great effect on the income I will be …

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21 November 2018

Pendant shines at Sandown

A great day at Karaka for Waikato Stud was followed up in Australia where My Pendant was successful on the Lakeside track at Sandown. Trained by Danny O’Brien, she was ridden by Craig Williams who …

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21 November 2018

A stellar day at Karaka for Waikato Stud

Waikato Stud enjoyed an outstanding day in the ring on the opening day of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale. They bred and sold the joint sale toppers at $500,000, both by resident champion …

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