Woodside Park is a world-class thoroughbred operation in Victoria. It is Victoria’s largest breeding operation and is the home of a renowned roster of stallions led by one of Australia’s leading sires in Written Tycoon. Joining the Champion Sire is G1 winning and G1 producing sire, Foxwedge, Tosen Stardom, a dual Group 1 winning son of world Champion sire Deep Impact plus Invincible Spirit’s highest rated two-year-old, Cable Bay and Written Tycoon’s fastest son at stud, Rich Enuff.
It has 1000 acres of quality pasture in Nagambie, ideal for growing and preparing bloodstock which is primarily dedicated developing and preparing yearlings and the spelling of bloodstock.
With its highly experienced teams and state of the art facilities, Woodside Park Stud is a first-class breeding operation.
Home of Woodside Park’s pre-eminent stallions, Written Tycoon, Foxwedge, Tosen Stardom, Cable Bay and Rich Enuff, the stud is the heart of Woodside Park’s breeding operations.
Our beautifully appointed stud farm was developed to provide the best possible facilities for our stallions and mares and the bloodstock of our clients, and they include:
- Stallion barn
- Covering barn
- Foaling unit
- Foaling tower
- Separate veterinary facilities for foaling and covering
- Day yards
- Spacious and beautifully laid-out paddocks
- Events centre
The stud is managed by experienced stud manager Ben Gunn, who lives on-site and has a very hands-on approach, closely working with the horses, stud staff and service providers to ensure horses conceived and born at Woodside Park have the best possible start to life.
Woodside Park Stud’s Morningside operations are situated on 1100-acre property located in the heart of the North East Thoroughbred Region.
Morningside is dedicated to growing and preparing yearlings for sale and spelling horses, it features:
- Quality pasture all year round
- Horse walker
- Sand roll
- Spacious and safe spelling paddocks
Morningside is managed by Will Rowsthorn, who is extremely passionate about the growth and development of bloodstock including pasture management and agriculture in general.
Seasonal or year-round for all horses including mares, foals, weanlings, yearlings and spellers. With limited spots available at the stud we encourage you to contact a local boarding farm that specialise in broodmare agistment.
At our state of the art facilities we provide the very best veterinary attention and experienced staff to ensure sound pregnancies and happy and healthy mares and foals. There are several options to get your mare in foal
- Resident – mare is prepared for cover at our stud and may remain on-site for the duration of her pregnancy, including foaling down
- Walk In – mare comes to the stud to be covered and leaves straight after
- Walk Out – our stud staff walks your mare in to another stud, this service is only available under special circumstances
Foaling Down – mares are watched closely throughout their pregnancy and observed 24/7 by a trained foal watch person/s in the weeks leading up to her due date. Once the foal is on the ground it receives the very best of care and attention. The stud manager will contact the owner as soon as the foal is born, or first thing in the morning if the foal in born throughout the night.
Separation of foal from mother in a professional and hands on manner. We also offer branding, vaccinations, DNA testing, microchipping, and foal handling.
We provide professional preparation and presentation of your yearling to achieve the best possible sale result. Generally, 8 – 10 weeks of individual preparation including stabling, grooming, farm parades, inspections and promotions, first class care and presentation of your yearlings at the sale venue.