Waikato Stud News

26 July 2011

Back with a Vigor

Danny O’Brien is confident that his former Group One placegetter Vigor (NZ) (O’Reilly) can make a successful return to the track when he resumes his racing career in the G2 Memsie Stakes over 1400m at …

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18 July 2011

Top Pedigree Makes Winning Mark

A son of champion sire Pins with an internationally successful pedigree was to the fore at yesterday’s Sale meeting in Victoria. WS graduate Vitallico recorded the fourth victory of his career when he won over …

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18 July 2011

Dream Win For Filly

Centaine mare Pyjamas has a perfect record at stud and her promising daughter Shandream added to the family roll of honour at Ruakaka. The Pins three-year-old was a runaway winner over 1400 metres to take …

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11 July 2011

Ambitious Dragon Awarded Horse of the Year

Triple Group One winner Ambitious Dragon was crowned Horse of the Year for the 2010/2011 season at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards presentation ceremony during the final race meeting of the season at …

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11 July 2011

Giant Of A Performance

Rising Hong Kong star Smart Giant played his part yesterday in John Moore securing the trainers’ premiership on a dramatic final night of racing at Sha Tin. The WS-bred and sold son of champion stallion …

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10 July 2011

Pins Crowned Champion Hong Kong Sire

Waikato Stud’s superb G1 sire PINS was crowned Hong Kong’s Champion Sire for the 2010/2011 season last night. Shadowing the 2007/08 & 2008/09 accomplishments of associate sire O’Reilly, Pins picked up the honour with a …

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10 July 2011

Mare Continues Fine Job

Centelise has a 100 percent record at stud and her promising son Dominant Future added to the honours board in Melbourne on Saturday. The three-year-old WS-bred and sold son of Pins fought tooth and nail …

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2 July 2011

Smart Giant A Horse To Follow

Smart Giant completed a winning treble at Sha Tin last night for trainer John Moore and the best is yet to come from the progressive three-year-old. The son of Pins has now won two of …

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2 July 2011

Lopov Strikes at The Valley

Savabeel’s son Lopov showed he was a horse to follow with a stylish victory at the Melbourne track today. The son of the G1 Cox Plate winner is building a strong staying record with a …

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2 July 2011

O’REILLY EMERGING AS A BROODMARE SIRE

Having established himself as one of the leading stallions in New Zealand through the Group One winners like Alamosa, Master O’Reilly, The Jewel, Swick and this season’s classic winning filly Shamrocker, O’Reilly (Last Tycoon) is …

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29 June 2011

Stud Plays Role in Turf History

Champion jockey James McDonald rode his way into New Zealand history today aboard a WS graduate at Te Teko. The teenage star became the first to post 200 winners in a season when he guided …

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28 June 2011

Double Delight In Melbourne

  A pair of promising WS graduates combined to credit the Matamata farm with a winning double in Melbourne yesterday. Pins’ daughter Attivita got the ball rolling at Echuca and the Savabeel four-year-old Dublin Darlin …

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