Waikato Stud News

31 July 2020

Stud’s stallions dominate sire titles

Waikato Stud’s star stallion Savabeel has comfortably held three New Zealand’s sire titles in recent times and while he is still undoubtedly the dominant force, his run has been broken. Savabeel has won the Grosvenor …

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29 July 2020

Stud graduate popular at Gold Coast

A Waikato Stud graduate was a centre of attention during the second session of the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale at the Gold Coast. Mark Two, a daughter of the late Pins, was sold by …

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18 July 2020

Killin too slick for smart line-up

Smart three-year-old Killin is showing the benefit of time and is unbeaten in two runs this preparation following a sparkling display this afternoon. He successfully resumed from a break at Gosford last month and the …

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18 July 2020

Marsh sold on Savabeel filly

Leading trainer Stephen Marsh has tipped a bright future for the Waikato Stud-bred and sold filly Tabata. The lightly-tried Savabeel three-year-old came back triumphantly from a lengthy spell to break her maiden at Te Rapa …

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18 July 2020

Mare strikes for new stable

The well-related Ocean Park five-year-old Pink Graffiti hasn’t taken long to make an impact from her new quarters. The Waikato Stud-bred and raced mare won twice for Tony Pike before relocating to the stable of …

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1 July 2020

Pedigree to fore again

Blue-blooded filly Grand De Flora made it two wins on the bounce when she produced another smart performance over 1600 metres at Sandown this afternoon. Trained by Danny O’Brien, the Waikato Stud-bred and owned-3-year-old came …

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28 June 2020

Ocean Park stellar season continues

The Waikato Stud-bred and sold Another Dollar earned another black type credit for resident sire Ocean Park when she produced a valiant display under 58kg to win the G3 Premier’s Cup at Doomben. Ridden by …

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27 June 2020

Filly a top prospect

Impecunious returned to racing in electric fashion at Riccarton where she posted a runaway success in her first appearance since January. Produced in forward condition by Michael and Matthew Pitman, the 2-year-old daughter of Sacred …

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26 June 2020

Well-bred 3YO fulfilling potential

Surgery has worked wonders for Wairere Falls who broke maiden ranks last time out at Geelong. The 3-year-old son of Savabeel was having just his third career start, and first since a gelding operation, finishing …

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22 June 2020

Savabeel tops HK bill

Dances With Dragon completed a notable Hong Kong double on Sunday evening for champion Waikato Stud stallion Savabeel. The Casper Fownes-trained representative was the star of the show with a runaway win at Sha Tin …

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19 June 2020

Grand display from filly

Waikato Stud homebred Grand De Flora has continued her impressive form in Victoria with further success today at Ladbrokes Park. She is trained for the Chittick family by Danny O’Brien and the filly represents a …

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2 June 2020

Oceanex adds to sire’s growing Group tally

Ocean Park (NZ) has enjoyed a break-out season with his first siring successes at the highest level courtesy of Kolding (NZ) and Tofane (NZ) and now a rising staying star and G1 Melbourne Cup contender …

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