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Gold Standard (AUS)

2014 Sebring (More Than Ready) x Coniston Gem (Greig)
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Widden Victoria

Widden Victoria

Stands at Widden Victoria
2022 FEE: $17,600

A superbly appointed farm with spacious, safe paddocks, Widden Stud Victoria is the perfect location from which to base mares for the Victorian breeding season. Widden Victoria offers the full suite of bloodstock services, from covering mares and foaling down right through to weaning, sales preparation, breaking in and pre-training. The key systems and processes Widden Stud has used to achieve premium results from our Hunter Valley farm over more than a century have been brought into practice in Victoria.

56 Mt Eliza Road , Kerrie, VIC, 3434
info@widden.com
www.widden.com
+61 (03) 5428 5168
Antony Thompson - NSW
0427 470 507
Matt Comerford - NSW
0424 742 672
Adam Henry - VIC
0428 036 472
Philip Marshall - VIC
0407 853 782

Latest News

Is This Your Price Point? $17,600 to $19,250

Our next chapter in the Price Point series of stories looks at a small group of well credentialled sires that sit just below $22,000, but above the massive group priced at $16,500, and they include some young sires attracting plenty of support.

G1 Pedigrees All in the One Place

The Group I Tatts Tiara at Eagle Farm last Saturday was the final Group I event of the Australian racing season so we’ll wrap up those last Group I races with three of the four winners tasting success at the top level for the first time.

The Dream is Alive to Breed Your Own Star 2YO

At the yearling sales every year at the top of the market we hear countless stories from buyers claiming to have abought a Slipper horse or a 2YO type, but the reality is our four Group I winning 2YO’s this season do not come from anywhere near the top of the market.

Gold Standard Service Fee Increase

Widden Stud have announced an increase in service fee for their new addition Gold Standard in the wake of his 2YO filly Sheeza Belter winning the Group I BRC JJ Atkins Stakes (1600m) on the weekend.

First G1 Winner for Gold Standard - Sheeza Belter Wins JJ Atkins

Exciting young sire Gold Standard has joined the Widden Victoria roster this spring, the former Spendthrift stallion now a Group I producing sire with his oldest progeny just 2YO’s after his star daughter Sheeza Belter beat an outstanding field of colts to win the $1million Group I BRC JJ Atkins at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Timely Win for Gold Standard's Sheeza Belter

A day after Widden Stud announced that Gold Standard would join the Widden roster this spring, the former Spendthrift stallion rocketed to second-leading first season sire following the barnstorming victory of Sheeza Belter in Saturday’s $1,000,000 XXXX Group II Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Eagle Farm.

Saturday, October 8
Caulfield Race 2 - 1600m Open Gr1
Sheeza Belter (ex: Saxabelle)
Tnr: P and P Snowden
Wednesday, October 12
Caulfield Race 3 - 1600m Open Gr1
Sheeza Belter (ex: Saxabelle)
Tnr: P and P Snowden

Sales

AUSTRALIA

Sold
Average
Median
Top
2022
8
$8,500
$6,000
$24,000
2021
11
$7,600
$5,500
$20,000

Top Sales

2021 ex Reine du Soir(AUS)
$35,000
2020 ex Lichen Zerprise(AUS)
$24,000
2020 ex Hushama(AUS)
$14,000
2020 ex Comosa(AUS)
$13,000
2021 ex Lucky Spirit(Aus)
$10,500

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Sebring (AUS) 2005
Coniston Gem (AUS) 2001
More Than Ready (USA) 1997
Purespeed (AUS) 1998
Greig (NZ) 1988
No Telling (AUS) 1989
Southern Halo (USA) 1990
Woodman's Girl (USA) 1990
Flying Spur (AUS) 1982
Lady Moulin (AUS) 1982
Grosvenor (NZ) 1981
Solveig (NZ) 1981
Gold Carat (USA) 1983
Secret Message (AUS) 1980
Mr. Prospector: 4d x5s x5s
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Australasian Distance Performance

All
Winners
Short <= 1200m
44%
60% - (3)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
24%
20% - (1)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
15%
20% - (1)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
10%
0% - (0)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
5.5%
0% - (0)
Long 2400m+
1.5%
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

Saxon
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Sheeza Belter
Chevalier
1 wnrs Everylittle Breeze

Race Record

At 2
2nd - Pluck@vinery (0sc) (1100)
At 3
1st - Kari Stan Fox Stakes (1500) Gr.2
1st - Tab.Com.Au Mdn Plate (1250)
2nd - Alpha Flight Servs Up & Coming (1300) Gr.3
4th - De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose (1400) Gr.1

Stud MediaMore Media

SETTING A NEW STANDARD! SHEEZA BELTER TAKES OUT THE GROUP 1 JJ ATKINS
A BELTING! GOLD STANDARD’S SHEEZA BELTER CAPTURES GROUP BRC SIRES’ PRODUCE
THE GOLD STANDARD

Gold Standard

Fee History

2021-$5,500 , 2020-$5,500 , 2019-$5,500 , 2018-$5,500

Sons of Sebring at Stud in Australasia

Grandsons of More Than Ready at Stud in Australasia