Waikato Stud News

7 June 2019

Pedigree Picks with Mike Rennie – 7 June

Sacred Falls got off the mark with Shoshone impressively winning on debut over 1200m at Ellerslie on Monday. She is out of Zabeel mare Dee I Why – representing a strong cross with 76% winners …

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4 June 2019

Pedigree coming through in style

Grand Bouquet is continuing to race up to her impressive pedigree and black -type beckons the Kris Lees-trained filly. The Waikato Stud graduate has won three of her last four starts and the last two …

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3 June 2019

Filly lands first win for Sacred Falls

Shoshone has posted a first winning strike for Waikato Stud stallion Sacred Falls with a dominant display this afternoon at Ellerslie. The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained filly eased any fears about handling a wet track …

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31 May 2019

Pedigree Picks with Mike Rennie – 31 May

Monday will see two new race day starters for Sacred Falls in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series 2yo maiden at Ellerslie. Firstly, Vibrato. He has had multiple trials to prepare, winning both strongly this time …

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31 May 2019

Mark’s Mail – 31 May, 2019

Good rain hitting the farm at the moment, and it is well needed going into winter. Fantastic to witness another great win for the Archers and Pike Racing with The Bostonian again last week. David …

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31 May 2019

Smart staying prospect

Clement Legend has showed his appreciation of a return to middle distance racing in Hong Kong with success at Happy Valley. The son of Ocean Park was successful this week over 2200 metres in the …

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30 May 2019

Winning theme for Ocean Park’s son

The beautifully-bred Theme Park is on the board and deservedly so after multiple placings in a brief career. Trained by Danny O’Brien, he broke through at Sale yesterday in the hands of Craig Williams in …

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29 May 2019

Savabeel mare makes seven figures

Savvy Coup was the subject of widespread interest on the Gold Coast on the opening day of Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale. The high-class daughter of Savabeel was supplemented into yesterday’s auction and was purchased …

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25 May 2019

WS stallion’s hot roll continues

Ocean Park’s winning onslaught continued today in Australia today when the Waikato Stud resident sired another winning double. Kolding was successful at Randwick while Fabric struck at Flemington to take the stallion’s tally to nine …

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25 May 2019

Ocean Park’s progeny running hot

A flurry of recent winners has Waikato Stud stallion Ocean Park closing in on a notable milestone. Successful multiple times at Group One level, he has produced seven winners in the last week, including a …

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25 May 2019

Grand display by well-bred filly

Regally-bred three-year-old Grand Bouquet is continuing to add performance to her rich pedigree. The high-priced Waikato Stud-bred and sold graduate is now making excellent progress for trainer Kris Lees. She has won three of her …

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24 May 2019

Mark’s Mail – 24 May, 2019

We’re nearing the end of May, one of my favored times of year. Not quite winter, and we’ve had a great autumn. Maybe a touch more rain would’ve been good. The farm does look amazing …

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