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Gold Standard (AUS)

2014 Sebring (More Than Ready) x Coniston Gem (Greig)
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Group 2 winning son of Champion sire Sebring … won Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes – like Lonhro … runner-up in Group 3 Up & Coming Stakes in race record time … 4th in Group 1 Golden Rose behind Champion 3YO Trapeze Artist … sire of Listed MM WA 2YO Classic winner Sheeza Belter & stakes placed Golden Queen.

Widden Victoria

Widden Victoria

Stands at Widden Victoria
2023 FEE: $13,200

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
+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

Yulong Purchase Sheeza Belter for $1.35 Million

Group I winning juvenile Sheeza Belter has sold for $1.35 million at a special Virtual Auction held on the Gold Coast today.

Proven Value $13,200 to $16,500 – Test Your Mare

We had such a huge response to our story last week highlighting some great proven sires priced at $11,000 and below, we decided to up the ante slightly and find some more of these affordable sires that can help a budget conscious breeder get a dream result.

Widden Stud Proven Play

Choosing a proven sire that you know can get a Group I winner is one way of lessening the risk when what you really want to do is a breed a winner and Widden Stud’s Proven Play is going to prove hard to resist!

Widden Sons of Guns – Hypothetical Matings

Widden Stud are offering a great deal with six sons of champion sires available at a discounted rate for breeders who select two for their mares and all are Premium stallions on Breednet, so if you are breeding on a budget and can’t afford the big guns, let’s get testing some Hypothetical Matings on the sons of guns!

Sires by Bloodline – More Than Ready

One of the most successful shuttle sires to ever come to Australia, More Than Ready (USA) was a much loved favourite at Vinery Stud.

Winning Double for Gold Standard

Stakes-placed at two, promising Gold Standard filly Golden Queen shook off maiden status with a determined win on heavy ground at Warwick Farm on Wednesday, while Pinchbeck bolted in at Balaklava to make it a winning double for his sire.

Current Runners Accepted

Sunday, March 3
Armidale Race 2 - 1100m Maiden
Glorien (ex: Actrice) Tnr: Jane Clement Rdr: Luke Rolls
Monday, March 4
York Race 5 - 1500m Maiden
Zambeezee Gold (ex: Miss Kitwe) Tnr: Liz Strempel Rdr: Austin Galati
York Race 7 - 1920m Benchmark 46+
Zambeezee Gold (ex: Miss Kitwe) Tnr: Liz Strempel Rdr:
Tuesday, March 5
Terang Race 8 - 1600m Benchmark 64
Crown Crusher (ex: Gripsholm Castle) Tnr: Stephen Brown Rdr: Jamie Mott
Wednesday, March 6
Ascot Race 3 - 1800m Maiden 0
Zambeezee Gold (ex: Miss Kitwe)
Tnr: Liz Strempel
Launceston Race 4 - 1220m Class 1 0
Fear The Sting (ex: Scout Finch)
Tnr: Jessie Bazan
Sandown-Hillside Race 4 - 1500m Benchmark 64 0
Crown Crusher (ex: Gripsholm Castle)
Tnr: Stephen Brown
Sandown-Hillside Race 8 - 1000m Benchmark 70 0
Merrigold (ex: Me And You)
Tnr: John Sadler
Warwick Farm Race 2 - 1000m Benchmark 72 0
Everylittle Breeze (ex: Whisper Louise)
Tnr: Todd Howlett
Thursday, March 7
Kilcoy Race 7 - 1200m Maiden 0
Gold Fever (ex: Dancin Perfect)
Tnr: Cath Hamblin


Top Sales

2022 ex Cardinal Court(AUS)
2022 ex Kev's Babe(AUS)
2022 ex Kev's Babe(AUS)

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

Runners Today

Race 2 Glorien 4m ex: Actrice
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Yesterday's Results

Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
40% - (10)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
40% - (10)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
16% - (4)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
4% - (1)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
0% - (0)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

1 wnrs , (1 sw) Sheeza Belter
Charge Forward
2 wnrs Perfect Gold
Al Maher
1 wnrs Gage Roads
1 wnrs Goldie
Bel Danoro
1 wnrs Merrigold
1 wnrs Everylittle Breeze
1 wnrs Fear The Sting
Dylan Thomas
1 wnrs Pinchbeck
1 wnrs Crown Crusher
Elusive Quality
1 wnrs Golden Queen

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

Fee History

2023-$13,200 , 2022-$17,600 , 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