Waikato Stud News

24 May 2019

Pedigree Picks with Mike Rennie – 24 May, 2019

Wednesday saw a couple of nice Australian winners for Savabeel and Ocean Park. The Kris Lees-trained and China Horse Club owned Grand Bouquet (ex Daffodil by No Excuse Needed) was impressive over 1800m at the …

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24 May 2019

Garry’s Corner – 24 May, 2019

Hi you two, I said last week I would be in a position to comment on Winston’s Friday speech this week. Well by now it is old news, the abolition of the last of the …

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22 May 2019

Oaks hope boost classic chances

Well-related Ocean Park filly Savigne has added winning momentum to her Gr.1 Queensland Oaks bid. The filly is on a path toward the classic and at Canterbury Park today she boosted her prospects. Trained by …

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22 May 2019

Stud feeling the love

Loved One has continued her impressive progress through the grades for trainer John O’Shea with further success at Kembla Grange. The Ocean Park three-year-old was successful over 1200 metres yesterday for her third win from …

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20 May 2019

Vibrato continues sharp trial form

The Waikato Stud-bred Vibrato continues to impress at the trials with further success today at Te Awamutu. The son of Sacred Falls also won on his home track at Cambridge earlier this month. Anticipation is …

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19 May 2019

4YO reaching for the stars

Smart four-year-old Star Of The Seas continues to make impressive progress for champion trainer Chris Waller. The Ocean Park gelding has won five of his 11 starts and he looks set to make his mark …

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17 May 2019

Pedigree Picks with Mike Rennie

Two weeks ago saw the ill-fated High Chaparral sire his 23rd Group One winner when Princess Jenni won the Australasian Oaks. This was her fourth win from only six starts- seriously impressive by anyone’s standards. …

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17 May 2019

Tivaci filly tops Karaka May Sale

Tivaci’s stallion career gained serious momentum this afternoon at New Zealand Bloodstock’s May Sale at Karaka. His daughter out of stakes producing mare Sitting on a Hill jointly topped the overall Karaka May Sale with …

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17 May 2019

Garry’s Corner – 17 May, 2019

Well, here we go again. Now is when we start to consider where we will mate our mares. This is a challenge but also fun, over the years we have multiple experts who with the …

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15 May 2019

Arrogant to continue career in Hong Kong

Quality stayer and Group One performer Arrogant has been sold and the son of Ocean Park will relocate to Hong Kong. The Mike Moroney and Pam Gerard-trained three-year-old will join the stable of Caspar Fownes …

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11 May 2019

Top cups’ prospect

Nordic looks to have a particularly bright staying future following his defeat of the older horses at Rotorua this afternoon. The Ocean Park three-year-old was successful over 2200 metres and now has two wins and …

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11 May 2019

Pins’ son claims Group Three feature

Trainer John Thompson won’t be swayed by Purple Sector’s win in today’s Gr.3 Rough Habit Plate at Doomben and will ease up on the three-year-old. Although the talented son of Pins was clearly superior, he …

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