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PADDINGTON - the history maker, 4 Gr.1's in 68 days - watch his video here


"he's obviously getting into a very, very quick horse, he's a dream horse, very unique really", PADDINGTON's champion trainer Aidan O'Brien following his defeat of older horses in the Gr.1 Eclipse ...

European superstar PADDINGTON to stand at Windsor Park

22 March 2024, RACENEWS


The magnificent 4-times Gr.1 winning equine supremo PADDINGTON One of the world’s best racehorses last year has been secured to stand at Windsor Park Stud in 2024. Ballydoyle superstar PADDINGTON,...

Trans Tasman success for Windsor Park


Windsor Park Stud enjoyed superb racing success as both breeders and owners at the weekend with classy 3YO filly Grinzinger Belle (ShamExpress) to the fore when winning the Gr.3 The Vanity at Flemi...

Progressive Rudyard on track for future black-type racing


Progressive four-year-old Rudyard (Charm Spirit) has been in outstanding form this preparation and he overcame ahorror gate at Ellerslie on Saturday afternoon to add to his record. The Tony Pike-tr...

Grinzinger Belle adds to Lightning Day legacy for Shamexpress

17 FEBRUARY 2024, NZ RACING DESK


A decade after saddling New Zealand-bred sprinter ShamExpress for a second placing in the Gr.1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington, Danny O’Brien returned to the same meeting on Saturday and lan...

He’s no clown! Perry backs fighter Circus Maximus

14 FEBRUARY 2024, RACENEWS


Renowned breeder Greg Perry of Artorius (Flying Artie), Delectation (Shamardal), Marabi (I Am Invincible) and Aristia (Lonhro) fame strongly lobbied Coolmore to shuttle champion European miler Circ...

Sale initiative proving fruitful for Windsor Park

5 FEBRUARY 2024, Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk


Windsor Park Stud’s ‘Rugby, Racing and Beer’ South Island Sale has proven to be a fruitful initiative for the Cambridge thoroughbred nursery over the last couple of years, which was further enhance...

Collect Your Cash delivers popular local Guineas win

3 February 2024, Richard Edmunds, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk


With a powerful burst from the back of the field, Windsor Park-bred Collect Your Cash (Rageese x Prompt Payment) delivered an unforgettable result for local horseman Shankar Muniandy in Saturday’s ...

Windsor Park's special 2024 Book 1 yearling draft has arrived at Karaka

24 Jan 2024, RACENEWS


Champion Miler CIRCUS MAXIMUS, triple G1 winner including the sire-making Royal Ascot St James's Palace S. & Queen Anne S. Windsor Park's outstanding 2024 Karaka Yearling draft, featuring the f...

Windsor Park in high spirits ahead of Karaka

24 JANUARY 2024, Paul Vettise, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk


Excitement is mounting at Windsor Park Stud, not only for the imminent fall of the hammer to open New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale at Karaka, but also for the future of the breeding ...

It’s Business Time continues winning roll

29 )CTOBER 2023, Richard Edmunds, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk


Exciting mare It’s Business Time (Turn Me Loose) extended her winning sequence to five with another star turn in Saturday’s Coupland’s Bakeries Mile Trial (1400m) at Riccarton. A late developer who...

Stakes targets looming for Imwonderfultonight

25 OCTOBER 2023, Joshua Smith LOVERACING.NZ News Desk


Stakes targets are looming for the Windsor Park Stud co-owned racemare  Imwonderfultonight following her win in the Karl Davis Team Bayleys – A Sure Bet 1100 at Te Rapa on Saturday. The victory ext...

Trobriand on top at Riccarton

30 SEPTEMBER 2023, Kevin Robertson, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk


Classy customer Trobriand (Kermadec) defied a late drift in betting to run out a worthy winner of the Rangiora New World Guineas Trial (1400m) at Riccarton. Carrying the familiar tangerine and blue...

More spring Group One gold for Mustang Valley

30 SEPTEMBER 2023, Richard Edmunds, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk


A year on from a breakthrough spring campaign that announced her arrival on the Group One stage, Mustang Valley (Vanbrugh) did it again in the Gr.1 Arrowfield Stud Plate (1600m) at Hastings on Satu...

Multiple Group One winner leads Windsor Park charge

2 OCTOBER, 2023 Paul Vettise, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk


Top quality mare Mustang Valley spearheaded a lucrative and satisfying stellar Saturday for Windsor Park Stud. The dominant Gr.1 Arrowfield Stud Plate (1600m) winner was bred by the Cambridge nurse...

Valentine too strong at Matamata

21 SEPTEMBER, 2023 NZ RACING DESK


There was plenty of hype surrounding Valentine (Turn Me Loose) at Matamata on Wednesday, with the three-year-old gelding backed into $2.30 favouritism for the Clothier Farms (1200m), and he duly de...

Mustang Valley on track for Group One assignments

16 SEPTEMBER 2023, NZ RACING DESK


Class mare Mustang Valley (Vanbrugh) proved a cut above her rivals at New Plymouth on Saturday as she relished the surface on offer to race clear in the feature flat event, the Seaton Park Open (14...

Unbeaten Globe to be aimed at Cox Plate

1 AUG 2023, NZ RACING DESK


Trainer Mick Price intends to chance his arm over spring with his undefeated galloper Globe (NZ) (Charm Spirit), with the goal of a start in the Cox Plate at The Valley. Price is eyeing off a start...

Ancient Girl firing from new quarters

3 JULY, 2023 NZ RACING DESK


Four-year-old mare Ancient Girl (NZ) (Turn Me Loose) has maintained her perfect record since joining the stable of Steve O’Dea and Matthew Hoysted with a determined victory at the Sunshine Coast on...

Royal Ascot 2023

23 JUNE, 2023 RACENEWS


Congratulations to Richard Brown of Blandford Bloodstock, whose agency purchased 2023 Gr.1 Royal Ascot Gold Cup winner COURAGE MON AMI and Gr.1 Royal Ascot King's Stand Stakes winner BRADSELL and t...

Wessex promises another strong stakes performance

21 JUNE, 2023 RACENEWS


Quality filly Wessex (Turn Me Loose) will again take on older opposition on Saturday in a bid to add to her black-type record and she is in prime order for youth to again triumph over experience. T...

Flying Forsman filly strikes gold at Rotorua

13 MAY 2023, NZ RACING DESK


Free-going three-year-old filly Wessex (Turn Me Loose) proved too swift for her older rivals in Saturday’s Gr.3 Rotorua ITM Stakes (1400m) as she secured a dominant front-running victory. Rider Koz...

Profondo’s book closed


Following an outstanding response from breeders, Windsor Park Stud has closed the book to Deep Impact’s recently retired Group One winning son Profondo. “The Deep Impact sireline has been triumphan...

Profondo service fee confirmed

27 MARCH 2023, RACENEWS


Deep Impact’s much admired, Gr.1 winning son Profondo has arrived and settled in well at Windsor Park Stud, Cambridge, in advance of his first season at stud this year. The $1.9 million sales toppi...

New stallion for 2023 - Profondo a major coup for the NZ breeding industry

14 MARCH, 2023 RACENEWS


In a major development for the New Zealand breeding industry sensationally bred and performed, Group One winning racehorse PROFONDO has been secured for stud duties by a partnership headed by Winds...

New Group winner for Turn Me Loose - Loosespender wins the Waikato Guineas

3 FEBRUARY, 2023 NZ RACING DESK


Cambridge trainer Ben Foote now has a Derby prospect on his hands following the success of his lightly tried three-year-old Loosespender (Turn Me Loose) in the Gr.2 Legacy Lodge Waikato Guineas at ...

Windsor Park well-represented in Karaka Million

19 JANUARY, 2023 NZ RACING DESK


The Karaka Million twilight meeting at Pukekohe on Saturday is gearing up to being a potentially lucrative night for Windsor Park Stud, with the Cambridge thoroughbred nursery well-represented in t...

LOT 39 KARAKA 2023

4 JANUARY 2023


TROBRIAND's half brother LOT 39 - click here to view pedigree KARAKA JANUARY 29, 2023 – Day 1   by RUSSIAN REVOLUTION   watch TROBRIAND in action here Unbeaten Group winning 2YO Leading qualifie...

Turn Me Loose gets down to business

4 JANUARY 2023, RACENEWS


A treble of impressive winners yesterday for exciting young sire Turn Me Loose (Iffraaj) were headed by a Mark Walker-trained double at Matamata. It’s Business Time is raced by a syndicate which in...

Windsor Park-bred Trobriand retains unbeaten record in Eclipse Stakes

1 JANUARY 2023, NZ RACING DESK


A convincing victory in the first stakes race on the card at Te Rapa has provided rider Opie Bosson with a tough decision leading into the Doubletree By Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) later this...