NEWS2018-09-10T02:10:07+00:00

NEWS

CABLE BAY BRINGS UP A EUROPEAN DOZEN

Woodside Park Stud’s shuttler Cable Bay was determined not to be out of the headlines this week, as he continued his excellent start at stud. Talented 2YO Glamorous Anna became the twelfth first crop winner for the stallion at Chepstow, with a convincing four and a half lengths victory on the line. With the exciting Listed-winning filly Liberty Beach headlining his current progeny, it seems that we have only seen [...]

WRITTEN DELIVERS A DOOMBEN DOUBLE

A double was recorded at Doomben for Written Tycoon, with Meagher Racing’s Rich Affair too fast for his rivals, kicking two lengths clear, before their 3YO Pippie jumped, ran and won with aplomb. Chris Meagher post-race was thrilled to see Pippie return to the winner’s circle. “She is a very classy filly and has a bright future, so based on that she will head to Melbourne for the spring.” As [...]

FOXWEDGE’S LETHAL VIXON

Foxwedge secured yet another winner in the city through the tough and tenacious Miss Vixen when she saluted for popular trainer Cindy Alderson. A homebred of her mother Lynne Alderson, the super consistent filly deserved the short half-head victory over 1200 metres in mares company. “Miss Vixen received a beautiful ride by Luke,” Alderson said, “She’s got a short, sharp burst at the end of her races which is lethal, [...]

INTERNATIONAL RESULTS EXCITE WOODSIDE PARK STUD

When The Queen’s 2yo colt Otago scored in Friday’s British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes at Yarmouth over 1200m by three-quarters of a length, he became the tenth individual winner from just 26 first crop European runners for Invincible Spirit’s G2-winning, G1 placed Cable Bay. With 38.5% winners to runners, and currently sitting in second on the European first season sire table for individual winners and also on [...]

CABLE BAY FORGES AHEAD

With two new victories in the last few days in Europe, Invincible Spirit’s G2-winning son Cable Bay has skipped two wins clear on the European first season sire table on individual winners. Friday at Down Royal racecourse in Ireland, the Michael O'Callaghan-trained Isabeau made her debut over 1000m in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden, returning triumphant. Jockey Leigh Roche jumped the filly away well from the gates before [...]

ANOTHER DEEP IMPACT IN JAPAN

A week after Deep Impact’s daughters finished one-two in the G1 Japanese Oaks, his sons recorded this same result in the G1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) on Sunday. One of four sons in the 18 horse field, the Katsuhiko Sumii-trained Roger Barows caused somewhat of an upset, but connections felt the colt was always going to performer well up in distance. Roger Barows' winning time of 2:22.6 for 2,400 metres [...]

FOXY FILLIES

Daughters of Woodside Park Stud’s proven producer Foxwedge continued to perform on the international stage over the week, with his 3yo daughter Run Fox Run highlighting her untapped potential with a stunning Listed victory at Kenilworth, South Africa. Australian-bred and sold through the draft of Mill Park Stud, the Brett Crawford-trained filly had previously won all three of her starts and was not only stepping up to the 1200m for [...]

TYZONE STRADBROKE BOUND AFTER SPRINT SUCCESS

Likely meet Despatch in the G1 Stradbroke Handicap, the Toby Edmonds-trained Tyzone highlighted the longevity of the stock of Written Tycoon, capturing his second back type victory in his last four starts as a 5yo. Settling back at the tail of the field, the Blake Shinn-ridden gelding charged down the outside of the field to record a stunning win in the G3 BTC Sprint (1200m) at Doomben, and although an [...]

WRITTEN TYCOON DESPATCHED G1 SUCCESS

The Woodside Park Stud team spent the weekend cheering while watching the races with our stellar line up of stallions achieving some outstanding success, not only in Australia, but internationally. The highlight performance came on Saturday at Morphettville when the Tony McEvoy-trained Despatch continued his upward spiral to capture the G1 Goodwood Handicap (1200m) in impressive fashion. Unbeaten this time in, the 4yo son of Written Tycoon has now recorded [...]

DESPATCHING FURTHER BLACK TYPE

After winning the Listed Oakbank Stakes (1100m) by a half-length margin in mid-April, the Tony McEvoy-trained Despatch, a four-year-old son of Written Tycoon backed it up with another black type win of Saturday, recording an impressive win in the G3 DC McKay Stakes (1100m) at Morphettville. Winning his third consecutive race this campaign, Despatch was trapped wide on Saturday and showed plenty of fighting qualities to achieve his sixth win [...]

STOCKING UP

As the majority of the premier yearlings sales are out of the way for 2019, our attention turns towards breeding stock sales and this week we see the Inglis The Chairman’s Sale as well as the Inglis Australian Broodmare and Weanling Sale, both at Riverside Stables. The weanling portion of the sale kicks off the four day sale this Thursday where Cable Bay will be represented by his first two [...]

2019 STALLION FEES

Woodside Park Stud is extremely proud to announce our 2019 Stallion Roster that will once again be headed by Victoria’s Champion Sire Written Tycoon, a stallion who really needs no introduction. “A beacon for the Victorian industry, Written Tycoon’s appeal extends far beyond as he is one of only a handful of stallions to have sired two individual colts to win the two richest G1 2YO features on the Australian [...]

WHAT A WEEK

It’s been an exciting week for the Woodside Park Stud stallions both in the sale ring and on the racetrack, with the progeny of Written Tycoon, Cable Bay and Foxwedge all showing up. With 16 yearlings selling last week at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale at an average of $326,875, over 6.6 times his services fee at time of conception, Written Tycoon experienced a super exciting hour period during [...]

ALL EYES ON WRITTEN TYCOON AT EASTER

A winner of the G3 Gosford Belle Of The Turf Stakes last time in, the Chris Waller-trained Sexy Eyes, a daughter of Written Tycoon, resumed on Saturday and was far too classy in the Listed Toowoomba Weetwood Handicap. Set to sell at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, the mare is just another prime example of the opportunities to tap into the blood of Woodside Park Stud’s Champion stallion. This [...]

COURSE RECORD WINNING DEBUT FOR CABLE BAY’S FIRST RUNNER

Overnight at Lingfield Park in the UK, Cable Bay’s first ever runner, the Archie Watson-trained Electric Ladyland produced an outstanding display to jump the gates, take the lead, and pull away in a two-year-old course-record time over the 5f to become the first winner for her G2-winning, G1 placed sire. With the European flat season only commencing last Saturday at Doncaster, the team at Woodside Park Stud couldn’t have hoped [...]

WEEKEND SUCCESS HIGHLIGHTS JAPANESE STARDOM

Always a major player in the global bloodstock industry, it was on various racetracks around the world over the weekend that Japanese-bred runners once again highlighted their outstanding class. Kicking off at the US$35 million Dubai World Cup meeting, Japan’s glamour girl Almond Eye continued her dominance with a stunning victory in the G1 Dubai Turf (1800m), defeating the fellow Japanese-bred Vivlos (Deep Impact), herself a winner of the Dubai [...]

STAKES SUCCESS FOR FOXWEDGE AND WRITTEN TYCOON

It only seemed like a few weeks ago that we were reporting on a black-type double for the Woodside Park Stud stallions and here we are again after Written Tycoon’s Tyzone and Foxwedge’s Volpe Veloce both claimed stakes success on Saturday. At Tauranga in New Zealand, 5yo G1-winning Foxwedge mare Volpe Veloce was successful in the G2 Japan New Zealand Trophy over 1600m for trainers Graham Richardson and Gavin Parker. [...]

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 [...]

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