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

NEWS

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 [...]

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 [...]

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