Waikato Stud News

22 September 2019

Kolding into Epsom

The talented Kolding is Ocean Park’s leading son and he gave his Waikato Stud-based sire further stakes success at Randwick today. Last season’s Gr.2 Queensland Guineas winner added the Gr.3 Bill Ritchie Handicap to his …

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20 September 2019

Want to join the WS team?

Waikato Stud’s pre-training facility requires a trackwork rider for post breaking-in education of young horses and general pre-training. Currently, we begin riding at 9.30am and ride between eight-ten total per morning. This is a Monday …

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19 September 2019

Garry’s Corner – 20th September, 2019

What to say…. what subject on Racing NZ has not been covered? You see I would not last as a professional scribe. In the so-called real world, I could spend weeks on the Labour Party’s …

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12 September 2019

Garry’s Corner – 12 September, 2019

Not that many of you will care… We have returned. When I last posted for Garry’s Corner – Mary and I were about to head off to South Africa travelling with another couple. I don’t …

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10 September 2019

Super Savabeel dominates proceedings again

Savabeel took centre stage at the New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Awards with another clean sweep in the stallion division. The Waikato Stud resident won the Grosvenor Award for a sixth consecutive season and his fifth …

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7 September 2019

Savabeel’s son too slick

Waikato Stud’s champion resident Savabeel has struck early with his son Cool Aza Beel winning the season’s opening juvenile event. The Jamie Richards-trained youngster was unbeaten in two lead-up trials and had no trouble carrying …

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2 September 2019

Hot run of form continues

Regency Legend has continued his unbeaten run in Hong Kong with further success on the opening day of the new season. The Waikato Stud-bred and sold son of Pins was successful over 1200 metres in …

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31 August 2019

Stakes test for My Pendant

The bar will be lifted for the progressive mare My Pendant in the wake of her latest success. Bred and raced by Waikato Stud, the Pins mare was a stylish winner at Caulfield today to …

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28 August 2019

High-priced youngster impresses

Waikato Stud’s impressive sale-topper No Limits has made an encouraging start to his career. The $1.4 million Karaka graduate in January had his first trial outing at Te Teko on Tuesday and was successful in …

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27 August 2019

O’Reilly 5YO lands another Macau feature

Sacred Capital has continued his outstanding run of form in Macau with the Waikato Stud graduate completing a feature race double. The well-related five-year-old won the Macau Derby over 1800 metres two runs back and, …

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27 August 2019

Rock ‘n’ Pop’s son an effortless winner

Promising stayer Breakdance has posted the second winning strike of his fledgling career in Australia. Trained by Chris Waller, the son of Waikato Stud resident Rock ‘n’ Pop was successful over 2360 metres at Newcastle …

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15 August 2019

Acting plays another blinder

Waikato Stud’s Savabeel filly Acting played a starring role at Sandown this afternoon with another impressive victory. The 3-year-old was unplaced first time out before she broke her maiden at Echuca and has followed up …

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