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Trapeze Artist (AUS)

2014 Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) x Treppes (Domesday)
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Group winning, Group 1 placed 2YO & Champion 3YO … set track records in Group 1 All Aged and Group 1 Canterbury Stakes … smashed Black Caviar’s race record in Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes, defeating Redzel, English, Le Romain, Brave Smash, Global Glamour, In Her Time etc. … set record winning margin of 4.5 lengths in Group 1 Golden Rose … winner of over $5.5m in prizemoney and the highest ever rated horse by current champion sire, Snitzel … commenced stud duties in 2019 and covered over 300 mares in his first 2 seasons.

Widden Stud

Widden Stud

Stands at Widden Stud
2021 FEE: $66,000

Operating for over 150 years under the ownership of the Thompson family, Widden Stud is a name synonymous with champion sires – Marscay, Vain, Bletchingly, Todman, General Nediym, Northern Meteor & Stratum – brilliant, tough, speed oriented horses that left a legacy of greatness for generations to come. Geography and mother nature have bestowed tremendous natural gifts on Widden, making it one of the most picturesque farms in the world, offering an unparalleled environment for young thoroughbreds. Located on 7,000 acres of spectacular horse country in the Widden Valley, the farm features rich alluvial creek flats sheltered by magnificent sandstone cliffs providing pristine and tranquil surrounds.

Widden Valley , via Denman, NSW, 2328
info@widden.com
www.widden.com
+61 (02) 6549 9999
Antony Thompson - NSW
0427 470 507
Matt Comerford - NSW
0424 742 672
Adam Henry - VIC
0428 036 472
Philip Marshall - VIC
0407 853 782
Ash Richards - VIC
0416 334 338

Latest News

Widden Stud Virtual Parade Online

The legacy of our revered champion sire Northern Meteor lives on at Widden Stud this spring with the arrival the first foals by Zousain, the Group I placed Group II winning son of our current flagship sire Zoustar.

First Season Sires at MM National Weanling Sale

The dust has now settled on a super charged Magic Millions National Weanling Sale last week, so we thought a closer look at how the first season sires fared would prove interesting.

Fernrigg Farm Snap Up First Trapeze Artist

Astute pinhookers Fernrigg Farm wasted no time on day one of the Magic Millions National Weanlign Sale on Thursday securing the very first weanling to be offered at this sale by Widden Stud’s champion sprinter Trapeze Artist.

First Season Favourites

A four time Group I winner by champion sire Snitzel, Trapeze Artist was the busiest first season sire in 2019 covering 180 mares so we thought we’d take a closer look at just what mares he covered at Widden Stud last spring.

'Positive' Start in the Valley!

Famed Widden Stud had the enviable task this season of launching the careers of the Champion Australian 2yo colt of his generation and the Champion Australian 3yo and are thrilled to announce both new recruits Written By (Written Tycoon) and Trapeze Artist (Snitzel) are proving every bit as effective in the barn as they were on the track.

Fee Revised for Champion 3YO Trapeze Artist

On Friday evening at the Inglis Chairman Sale it was announced that the 2019 service fee for Trapeze Artist (Snitzel) will be reset at $88,000 incl gst.

Pedigree Table

Snitzel (AUS) 2002
Treppes (AUS) 2007
Redoute's Choice (AUS) 1996
Snippets' Lass (AUS) 1993
Domesday (AUS) 2002
Traipse (AUS) 1989
Danehill (USA) 1992
Shantha's Choice (AUS) 1992
Snippets (AUS) 1984
Snow Finch (IRE) 1984
Red Ransom (USA) 1997
In The Past (GB) 1997
Bletchingly (AUS) 1970
Elegant Walk (AUS) 1979
Bletchingly: 3d x5s
Northern Dancer: 5s x5s
Storm Bird: 4s x5d

Race Record

At 2
1st - Mercedes Benz Black Opal (1200) Gr.3
1st - X X X X Gold Mdn Plate (1250)
3rd - Inglis Sires' (1400) Gr.1
4th - Chris Toogood Hcp (1200)
At 3
1st - De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose (1400) Gr.1
1st - Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200) Gr.1
1st - Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400) Gr.1
1st - Sydney Markets Expressway Stks (1200) Gr.2
3rd - Mostyn Copper Grp R'wick Gneas (1600) Gr.1
4th - Kari Stan Fox Stakes (1500) Gr.2
4th - Hobartville Stakes (1400) Gr.2
At 4
1st - Canterbury League Club Stakes (1300) Gr.1
2nd - The Tab Everest (1200)
3rd - Theo Marks Stakes (1300) Gr.2
4th - Santos Coffee Premiere Stakes (1200) Gr.2
4th - Expressway Stakes (1200) Gr.2

Stud MediaMore Media

TRAPEZE ARTIST – 2021 VIRTUAL STALLION PARADE
2021 FOALS
FIRST WEANLINGS SOLD IN 2021

Trapeze Artist

"STALLIONS DON'T GET A BETTER ENDORSEMENT"

Trapeze Artist

"HUGE ACTION AND GREAT OUTLOOK"

Trapeze Artist

"EASE OF MOVEMENT & ATHLETICISM"

Trapeze Artist

TRAPEZE ARTIST TVC
TRAPEZE ARTIST - WIDDEN STUD
2018 ALL AGED STAKES
2017 DE BORTOLI WINES GOLDEN ROSE

Fee History

2020-$77,000 , 2019-$88,000

Grandsons of Redoute's Choice at Stud in Australasia