Waikato Stud News

17 January 2019

Sir Plush adds to Pins’ tally

Further posthumous honours have come the way of Pins following Sir Plush’s Listed Gosford Gold Cup victory. It was his fifth stakes win this season and 80th lifetime success for the former Waikato Stud stallion. …

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17 January 2019

Ocean Park’s son makes it four on the bounce

Clement Legend’s star continues to rise in Hong Kong where the four-year-old continues his relentless march through the grades. The exciting son of Ocean Park won his fourth consecutive race for trainer Danny Shum at …

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13 January 2019

Savabeel filly new favourite for Millions

Waikato Stud home-bred Probabeel is the new favourite for the country’s richest two-year-old event. The daughter of Savabeel has been trimmed to $2.60 for the Karaka Million on January 26. The Jamie Richards-trained juvenile was …

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12 January 2019

Exciting talent notches first Stakes victory at Trentham

Promising mare Supera added some significant value to any potential broodmare career she may have, when she captured her first black-type success in Saturday’s Gr.3 Tui-Backing A Winner Since 1889 Anniversary Handicap (1600m) at Trentham. …

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12 January 2019

Stud graduate all class at Trentham

Co-trainer Andrew Forsman’s pre-race concerns with Madison County came to nothing in today’s Gr.1 Levin Classic. He was worried about the inside draw, but the Waikato Stud graduate’s class was the winning factor. “He’s not …

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11 January 2019

Savabeel filly lights up ring

Waikato Stud’s multiple champion sire Savabeel has found favour with a free-spending buying bench on the Gold Coast. His daughter out of Bayrock was the subject of frenzied bidding and was eventually knocked down for …

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11 January 2019

Garry’s Corner – 11 January

The start of another year, plenty to comment on. I did put together a Corner last week from Kinloch, judiciously typed with one finger on my iPhone only to find with an upgrade to our …

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5 January 2019

Doubles for trainers and stud

Roger James and Robert Wellwood had a pair of Waikato Stud graduates to thank for a winning double at Awapuni today. The Cambridge training partners saddled Killarney and Hanger and both produced impressive displays. The …

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4 January 2019

Happy days for filly

Well-related filly Happily To Be looks a three-year-old with a bright future in Australia for Waikato Stud. The well-related filly has been lightly-tried by Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien and has made an encouraging start to …

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3 January 2019

Ardrossan back in business

Ardrossan has made a triumphant return to New Zealand racing with an impressive victory at Te Aroha this afternoon. He took up where he left off with a commanding performance under rider Jason Waddell to …

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1 January 2019

Prince Jabeel upsets in City of Auckland Cup

Apprentice Ryan Elliot celebrated his recent red-hot run of form when he guided outsider Prince Jabeel to an upset victory in the Gr.3 Pencarrow Stud City of Auckland Cup (2400m) at Ellerslie. Carrying the colours …

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1 January 2019

Savabeel’s son a star in the making

Starrybeel confirmed his status as a potential cup’s contender with a stylish display over 2200 metres at Ellerslie this afternoon. The Waikato Stud graduate won the Dunstan Feeds Championship Final with plenty in hand. Trained …

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