bigstar Oakland Park Stud – Where Champions Are Bred

Our goal at Oakland Park Stud is to breed racehorses capable of winning at Black Type level. Everything we do is meticulously planned around achieving this goal. Nothing is left to chance.

We would like to think our record to date shows our efforts are working, having bred Australia’s fighting tiger, Northerly – Australian Horse of the Year, two-time winner of the Cox Plate, Caulfield Cup, two Australian Cups and Railway Stakes.

Our other stars include Marasco (Makybe Diva Stakes), Shirazamatazz (WA Derby), Covertly (Railway Stakes) and Roman Time (Karrakatta Plate and Sires Produce Stakes. Other Black Type gallopers include Grand Nirvana, Paris Petard, Jestatune, All Friared Up, and our latest Group 1 winner Ihtsahymn.

Breeding winning thoroughbreds is what we have been doing for 20 years. So when you go to the Sales and buy a yearling with the XX5 brand, you can be assured we have done what we can to get you into the winner’s circle.

STANDING AT OAKLAND

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Standing at 16.1 hands, Sessions is an outstanding looking individual from a brilliant family and is Group 2 winning sire of Champion racehorse and sire Lonhro.

Sessions was a colt of the highest quality and from the classy Canny Lad stakes winning mare Seances, herself a half-sister to arguably Darley Stud’s best ever filly Unwordly.

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The son of champion sire of sires Redoute’s Choice and a class sprinter in his own right, King’s Troop is from Royal Snippets (Royal Academy), a Sandown-Hillside winning half-sister to sire sensation Snitzel & champion freshman Hinchinbrook.

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The Locomotive on his way to Belmont Saturday

We are looking forward to our Star Witness 4Y0 gelding Locomotive stepping up to Saturday class tomorrow at Belmont following his recent strong mid-week win. Tomorrow will see him compete in the 60+ one metro win event over 1600 metres,...
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Another Eastern Stakes bred winner for Oakland Park

Congratulations to connections on the 2.3 length win of Dinga at Casterton (Vic) today. Bred by Oakland Park out of our O’Reilly mare Macchiato by Sessions. Purchased Symon Wilde of Wilde Racing in Warrnambool, Dinga continues the run of winners...
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Locomotive steams home

Oakland Park’s 4YO son of Star Witness steamed home to victory yesterday at Belmont in the class one event over 1400 metres. He put the writing on the wall at his first-up run this campaign in late August where he...
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All breeders set out to breed sound and competitive racehorses, with the dream of maybe one day breeding a horse worthy of being called a Champion.

For Oakland Park Stud, that dream came true – we were blessed to have bred Northerly. As history now records, Northerly, or as we affectionately call him “Norton”, was probably the most unlikely candidate to rise to the level he did. He was born without a pulse. His legs were not correct, and wasn’t that flash to look at. However, as we were to find out – he had that elusive X factor. That special something that only very few equine athletes throughout history have possessed.

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