Exceed And Excel’s brilliantly fast 2yo. New in 2016.
Foaled, raised or sold by Widden Stud, our record for producing superior athletes is second to none.
Australian speed and Australian toughness is what makes champion sires – it’s a proven recipe for success.
Widden Stud are delighted to offer breeders a royally bred addition to the stallion roster for 2016 in OUTREACH, a Group performing full brother to Golden Slipper winner OVERREACH and three-quarter brother-in-blood to Blue Diamond winner and leading young sire REWARD FOR EFFORT. It’s often said that a horse had ability, but never reached his […][ Read More ]
In the week when Golden Slipper winner Stratum was laid to rest at Widden Stud, Stratum’s fine sprinting son Takedown carried the Widden colours to victory in Saturday’s Group II ATC The Shorts (1100m) at Randwick. Caught three deep early under Tim Clark as the speedy Ball Of Muscle cut out the early sectionals, Takedown […][ Read More ]
It is with great sadness that Widden Stud announce the passing of Stratum after suffering a heart attack in his paddock on Tuesday. Stratum won the Gr.1 Golden Slipper in 2005 for trainer Paul Perry and his clients the Wallace family before retiring to Widden the following year and was an instant success, being crowned […][ Read More ]
The most expensive yearling by Star Witness made the right start to public life with a win in the only two-year-old barrier trial at Rosehill on Monday morning. Eden Roc, trained by Team Hawkes showed good speed from the gate to lead and responded encouragingly in the straight to score a narrow, but stylish win […][ Read More ]
Trainer David Hayes said he would like to showcase Faatinah on the world stage after the Nicconi gelding blitzed a quality field in Saturday’s Group II Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) at Flemington. The Shadwell colour bearer was having his first outing since finishing fifth in the Group I SAJC Goodwood at Morphettville in May. Settled […][ Read More ]