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January 19, 2020

The measure of a thoroughbred stud’s prowess is the year-by-year consistency in turning out high-quality winners over a long period. Matamata’s Mapperley Stud has achieved that level of excellence, and its reputation is well-earned, but it has also raised the bar for a...

December 15, 2019

Talented Atlante filly Star of Bombay looked like a star in the making when she blew away her opposition with a scintillating victory at Ellerslie. Coming off a decisive maiden victory at Te Rapa a couple weeks back she made sure she proved it wasn't a fluke with anoth...

December 9, 2019

It was a beautiful Summer's day in Matamata as we welcomed the O'Shea tour to Mapperley Stud to inspect our 2020 Karaka Yearling Draft. The annual tour arranged by Andrew Birch and the team at NZTM brings well known Australian racing personalities to the leading stud f...

December 3, 2019

Date of Birth: 23rd November 2019

Sire: Niagara

Dam: Wimbledon

Sex: Colt

November 30, 2019

Date of Birth: 20th November 2019

Sire: Puccini

Dam: Lady Harriet

Sex: Filly

November 26, 2019

Star of Bombay announced herself as a serious filly after blitzing her rivals by 4 lengths at Te Rapa on Sunday. The daughter of Atlante showed early speed and jockey Craig Grylls settled her nicely just outside the leader before she exerted her dominance over the conc...