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Written By (AUS)

2015 Written Tycoon (Iglesia) x Yau Chin (Tobougg)
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Dominant Group 1 winning 2YO of the Blue Diamond Stakes … by one of Australia’s most notable sources of speed and precocity in Written Tycoon … first colt home in the Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes … Timeform rated the clear standout Champion 2YO of his generation … a perfect outcross opportunity – completely free of Danehill … commenced stud duties in 2019 & covered nearly 300 mares in first 2 seasons.

Widden Stud

Widden Stud

Stands at Widden Stud
2021 FEE: $24,750

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
+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

First Season Sire Winners at Magic Millions Book 1

The record breaking Magic Millions Book 1 Yearling Sale proved the perfect showcase for first season sires and so many achieved great results from the bargain priced sires right up to the elite.

Magic Millions First Season Sire Galleries –Written By

The 2022 Magic Millions Yearling Sale will showcase the first Australian progeny for a number of high profile first season sires and Breednet’s user friendly image galleries make a swift assessment of their stock an easy task.

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.

'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.

Champion 2YO Written By to Stand at Widden

Widden Stud is delighted to announce Group I winner and Champion 2YO Colt Written By has retired to join our stallion roster this spring.

Written By Romps in Blue Sapphire

Living up to his reputation as a foolproof racehorse, Written By jumped to the front and made every post a winner in Wednesday’s $350,000 Group III Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.




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Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Written Tycoon (AUS) 2002
Yau Chin (AUS) 2005
Iglesia (AUS) 1995
Party Miss (AUS) 1991
Tobougg (IRE) 1998
Tilla's Daughter (AUS) 1999
Last Tycoon (IRE) 1988
Yodells (AUS) 1988
Kenmare (FR) 1975
Miss Entertainer (AUS) 1975
Barathea (IRE) 1983
Lacovia (USA) 1983
Umatilla (NZ) 1988
Dilemma (AUS) 1995
Hopespringseternal: 5d x5d
Northern Dancer: 5s x5d

Race Record

At 2
1st - Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200) Gr.1
1st - Insitu Pago Pago Stakes (1200) Gr.3
1st - Ladbrokes B.Diamond Prel-(C&G) (1100) Gr.3
1st - Cameron Thurley Bucks Day Plte (1000)
4th - Longines Golden Slipper (1200) Gr.1
At 3
1st - Catanach's Blue Sapphire (1200) Gr.3
1st - Skyline Education Foundation (1000)
2nd - Polytrack W.J. Adams Stakes (1000) LR
4th - Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200) Gr.1

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