NEWS 2018-09-10T02:10:07+00:00

NEWS

PREMIER WRAP

With the 2019 Inglis Premier yearling sale completing recently, the Woodside Park Stud team were happy with our results across the board for not only our draft, but those vendors who supported our stallions and were offering their progeny for sale. Presenting a quality draft of 20 yearlings, it was great to see that of the 19 yearlings that found home, the buying bench was a varied cross section of [...]

SIX FOR WRITTEN TYCOON

With the release of Woodside Park Stud’s stallion fees still to come, the phone lines are already running hot with queries and Saturday’s victory of Written Tycoon’s daughter Booker in the G1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield, is surely going to see the that level of breeder intrigue only further increase! A previous G2 and G3 winner as well as a very narrow fourth in last year’s Oakleigh Plate behind [...]

STAKES DOUBLE STALLION DUO

Less than a month after it was announced that Fastnet Rock’s G1-winning son Foxwedge would relocate to Victoria and join Woodside Park Stud’s exciting stallion roster, Saturday saw the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Alassio become the latest stakes winner for her exciting young sire. Not appreciating the wet track the Saturday prior in the G2 Breeders Stakes (1200m) when still classy enough to finish third behind Champagne Cuddles, connections [...]

FOXY LADY

With the announcement last week that Fastnet Rock’s G1-winning and G1-producing sire son Foxwedge would be joining the Woodside Park Stud stallion roster, the winners have continued to flow for the Champion Second Season Sire of his year. With G1 winners in three different countries, it was his New Zealand-raced elite level winner Volpe Veloce who was his star performer over the last week. Starting the red-hot favourite in the [...]

FOXWEDGE TO STAND AT WOODSIDE PARK STUD

Woodside Park Stud has today announced that Australia’s Champion Second Season sire Foxwedge will join the stud’s stallion roster in 2019. Prominent Victorian businessman Eddie Hirsch who purchased Foxwedge explained, “Mark Dodemaide and I have been on this horse since August with Inglis negotiating the sale. We thought he would be a perfect fit for Victoria and the VOBIS Scheme with his ability to get running 2 and 3YO’s. Hirsch [...]

RICH RESULTS FOR WOODSIDE PARK STUD

With the first yearling sale of 2019 done and dusted, the results of the Magic Millions Yearling Sale highlighted some outstanding results for not just Woodside Park Stud’s draft, but our stallions as well. Not only did the farm sell all nine yearlings through the ring, leading to a 100% clearance rate, but both Written Tycoon and first-crop sire Rich Enuff achieved fantastic results. Ensuring that the draft met market [...]

ANOTHER WINNING WEEK FOR WRITTEN TYCOON

With eight winners in the last seven days highlighted by a treble on Friday which included a double at the Canterbury night meeting, Written Tycoon further cemented himself as a leading winning-producing sire, currently sitting with only three stallions above him on the Australian Sires’ Table for winners. Wednesday saw the Archie Alexander-trained Write Your Name, a three-year-old colt out of the stakes performed Jillimarg, record his second victory at [...]

CARNIVAL STAKES SUCCESS FOR TYCOON

With the Flemington Cup Carnival over for another year, it’s great to reflect on the week that was and take stock of the results. Cup day saw the Mick Price Racing-trained Teleplay continue her consistent form and become the newest stakes winner for her sire Written Tycoon. After a good getaway from the gates, jockey Michael Dee had Teleplay settled in a midfield position, although she was still quite a [...]

TIME AND TIME AGAIN…

For his second consecutive start, the Logan McGill-trained Written Choice, a Woodside Park sold yearling son of Written Tycoon, showed sustained speed to capture another heat of the Ladbrokes 55 Seconds Challenge at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Recording 54.77 for the 955m in Heat 3 of the challenge, a time that bettered six winners from the past eight years of the challenge, the victory really highlighted the class he [...]

OUTSTANDING COLT ADDS BLUE SAPPHIRE TO HIS DIAMOND COLLECTION

The deeds of Written Tycoon’s G1-winning colt are there for all to see, but now as a 3yo, Grahame Begg’s Written By resumed in September, recording victory at Caulfield before returning to the track some three weeks later to capture the G3 Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m). Achieving the highest timeform rating of any 2yo from his crop at 120, the performance of the smashing looking chestnut at Caulfield last week [...]

WRITTEN WEEK OF WINNERS

A flourish over the latter part of the week, saw Written Tycoon record five winners in seven days, taking  is season haul to 32 for the season so far. Written Tycoon’s double at Moonee Valley on Friday night was a highlight of the week with the second race of the night going the way of the Grant and Peter Dalziel-trained Manini Mischief who recorded his fourth career win from 17 [...]

STATING THE FACTS…

Having just his second Australian start for the Darren Weir stable, Tosen Stardom’s close relation Tosen Basil was elevated to one of the leading contenders in the betting in both the G1 Caulfield Cup and G1 Melbourne Cup after an impressive second in Sunday’s G1 Underwood Stakes which had connections extremely excited With five stakes winner over the weekend highlighted by two G1 victories, including a quinella in one, the [...]

WRITTEN IN THE STARS

As the winner of five of his six career starts, highlighted by a stunning victory in the G1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield during his juvenile season, Grahame Begg’s Written By, a son of Victoria’s Leading Sire Written Tycoon looks to have come back in fine form. Making is seasonal debut at Caulfield on Saturday in the Skyline Education Foundation Plate (1000m), the Jordan Childs-ridden colt went forward [...]

WOODSIDE WEEKLY WRAP

The continued dominance of global sire sensation Deep Impact was once again on show over the past week when his three-year-old fillies ran the trifecta in the Group 2 Sho Rose Stakes (1800m) at Hanshin racecourse in Japan. It was of no surprise that the 15 strong field comprised ten fillies by Deep Impact, with the Katsuhiko Sumi-trained Cantabile winning by a length and quarter from Salacia, with Lathyros taking [...]

WITH THE SUN ON THEIR BACK, THE STALLIONS HAVE A SPRING IN THEIR STEP!

Blessed with a beautiful morning, the annual Woodside Park Stud stallion parade showcased Victoria’s most successful, versatile and exciting stallion roster to the industry. Eager to be back in the breeding barn, their four exceptional resident stallions put on an impressive show for a large turnout of mare owners, bloodstock agents, trainers and industry participants. While enjoying the morning’s delicious breakfast buffet, and hot barista coffee, Cable Bay was first [...]

WOODSIDE PARK STUD WELCOMES TOSEN STARDOM

The timing of Tosen Stardom’s arrival yesterday to Woodside Park Stud could not be better, as with the recent success of Deep Impact’s progeny at home and abroad, he is making sure he gains the full attention of mare owners and bloodstock agents ready to select their stallions for the upcoming season. Deep Impact has now clocked up his 35th Group 1 winner with Jour Polaire dominant in the Victoria [...]

WOODSIDE PARK STUD – 2018 STALLION FEE ANNOUNCEMENT

Victoria’s Woodside Park Stud is delighted to announce their 2018 stallion roster, headlined by Champion Victorian Sire Written Tycoon and supported by the impeccably well-bred, highly rated two-year-old, Cable Bay, and Written Tycoon’s fastest and highest rated son, Rich Enuff. Woodside Park Stud General Manager Commercial, James Price is also thrilled to announce that the son of Deep Impact, Tosen Stardom (JPN) will join the 2018 stallion roster at the [...]

A GOLDEN GLOW ON WOODSIDE’S SLIPPER

As we march to the 2018 Golden Slipper, there is no doubt that it will be an incredible battle between Written Tycoon’s tough and talented colt, Written By and Zoustar’s exceptional and dominate filly, Sunlight. With the two horses heading the betting, fueling the excitement and creating a flurry in the media, Woodside Park Stud, and the Victorian breeding industry have already won. “It’s an incredible coup for Woodside Park [...]

BLUE DIAMOND’S AND SILVER SLIPPER’S AS WOODSIDE STALLIONS DOMINATE

Woodside Park Stud had plenty to celebrate this weekend with the outstanding win of Written Tycoon’s son, Written By in the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes, the tough fighting victory of Sunlight the Group 2 Silver Slipper and their future stallion, Tosen Stardom back to his best and ready to take on the Sydney Carnival. Written By’s Blue Diamond victory had to be seen to be believed, as the lightly [...]

HISTORY IS WRITTEN

It was the most successful weekend for Written Tycoon in history when Woodside Park Stud’s Champion stallion went to a new level with seven winners over the weekend including a phenomenal three Group victories. The promising two-year-old Written By kicked off Written Tycoon’s notable treble with victory in the Group 3 Blue Diamond Prelude for Colts and Geldings, smart filly Booker won the Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes and Super [...]

DUAL GROUP 1 WINNER TOSEN STARDOM TO STAND AT VICTORIA’S WOODSIDE PARK

Woodside Park Stud is thrilled to announce that they will be standing dual Australian Group 1 winner, Tosen Stardom (JPN) at stud in the spring of 2018. Securing a son of Japan’s Champion sire, Deep Impact, Tosen Stardom is a massive coup for Australian breeders. As a loyal advocate of the Victorian breeding industry, Woodside Park Stud’s principal, Mark Rowsthorn is proud to provide mare owners with the opportunity to [...]

WRITTEN BY TO FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF HIS CHAMPION SIRE

Trainer Grahame Begg’s Written By looks to have a very bright future indeed by following in the footsteps of his sire, Woodside Park Stud’s Champion Stallion Written Tycoon after winning the $100,000, 1000 metre opener at Sandown’s Ladbrokes Park. Beginning his racing career in the same fashion, impressively winning on debut, Written Tycoon went on to claim the Group 2 Todman Stakes, two starts later. "He was a great horse [...]

VOBIS SIRES YEARLINGS TO DEBUT ON THE GOLD COAST

The much-anticipated Magic Millions Gold Coast January Yearling Sale catalogue was released last week, and it features the first crop of horses to be eligible for the inaugural running of the $1.5 million VOBIS Sires race series. A total of 1062 yearlings have been entered in the Sale, which runs from January 10 to 16. Within the catalogue, 109 lots have been nominated to the Super VOBIS incentive scheme, 76 [...]

FIRST DAY OF GOFF SALES SEES CABLE BAY FOAL SOLD FOR 75,000 EURO – HIGHEST PRICED FOAL BY FIRST SEASON SIRE

On the opening day of the Goff’s November Foal Sale, a Cable bay colt out of a daughter of Australian Group 2 winner French Bid was sold for €75,000 to Tally Ho Stud making it the highest price foal for a first season sire. Highclere Stud’s Jake Warren, who bred the colt said, “we are delighted with the sale, this colt is an excellent example of the precocious, well balanced, [...]

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