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

cross Sessions

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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cross King’s Troop

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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Racing returns to Winter Headquarters

Massimo, our 3Y0 son of resident stallion Sessions will run today in the all age benchmark 72+ over 1400 metres. Last start he ran second beaten less than a length. He raced keenly in the middle stages and had to...
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Happy Mother’s Day Tomorrow

Happy Mother’s Day to all our wonderful clients, friends and family. Always a lovely day of the year. Today Oakland Park will be represented by three runners. Our best chance is the talented Sessions 3YO Massimo. He was to race...
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Catherine will spin her wheels tomorrow

The 4yo Rogano mare Catherine Wheel will be our only runner tomorrow at Ascot. She competes in the benchmark 66+ race over 1000 metres. A two-time winner at the distance, she will need to improve from her last start where...
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cross Northerly

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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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