Waikato Stud News

Garry's Corner
6 March 2020

Garry’s Corner – 6.3.20

We are back!!! Yes, I know we have been a little lazy over the Xmas period when there was so much that deserved our attention. Not that my tuppence worth has any effect with it …

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4 March 2020

Group One targets for Ocean Park mare

Ocean Park mare Oceanex will head to Sydney to open her autumn campaign, which revolves around Group One targets to compliment her record. She won the Gr.2 Matriarch Stakes in the spring and Victorian trainers …

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1 March 2020

Out of the Park Sets Track Record

Probabeel’s Gr.1 wasn’t the only special result for the WS team last Saturday. Earlier in the day our Business Manager Mike Rennie had his faith in Ocean Park duly rewarded with Out of the Park …

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29 February 2020

Probabeel reigns supreme

Waikato Stud-bred and sold filly Probabeel has exacted revenge on Funstar to claim her maiden Group One win in the Surround Stakes at Randwick. Funstar had Probabeel’s measure in two Sydney spring starts, but punters …

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29 February 2020

Probabeel Amazes in Gr.1 Surround Stakes

An amazing performance in the Gr.1 Surround Stakes at Royal Randwick has seen the history-making Savabeel filly Probabeel register her first elite-level win.   The Waikato Stud-bred filly became the first horse to win the …

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29 February 2020

Opacity Continues Winning March

Opacity has continued his rapid progress through the grades in Sydney with success at Canterbury Park. The Ocean Park three-year-old completed a hat-trick of wins when he triumphed over 1900 metres. Trained by John O’Shea, …

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25 February 2020

All Saints’ Eve Continues Family Tradition

The Sacred Falls 3YO All Saints’ Eve continued a family tradition of success with a second career win at Newcastle on Saturday. All Saints’ Eve, who is a half-sister to the Gr.1 winner Hasahalo (Savabeel) …

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25 February 2020

Savabeel Nears Major Milestone

Savabeel took another major step towards the milestone of 100 stakes winners on Saturday, with the success of the Lindsey Smith-trained Adelaide Ace in the Gr.2 Autumn Classic at Caulfield. Adelaide Ace represented the sire’s …

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22 February 2020

Ace performance to land Classic

The Gr.1 South Australian Derby in Adelaide and the Gr.2 WATC Derby in Perth are options for Gr.2 Autumn Classic winner Adelaide Ace. The son of Savabeel credited the Waikato Stud stallion with his 98th …

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Garry's Corner
17 December 2019

Garry’s Corner – 17 December 2019

With Christmas around the corner, the Waikato Newsletter is on hold, but the weeks happenings have motivated me to come out of hiding in the corner. It is always difficult to those who were not …

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Garry's Corner
5 December 2019

Garry’s Corner – 5 December 2019

Bantam Rooster one week, Feather Duster the next. That fairly well describes the mood at Waikato Stud in the past week. The loss of any horse will stir the emotions of someone, regardless of the …

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Garry's Corner
28 November 2019

Garry’s Corner – 28 November, 2019

Writing a Corner for you two, as a single-finger typist, is a reasonably onerous task: The objective is to make sure you are up-to-date on our goings on and – when the opportunity arises – …

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