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Welcome to Breckon Farms.

 

Based in the heart of Waikato at Ohaupo, near Te Awamutu, Breckon Farms is the home  to the finest in Australasian harness racing  including broodmares, weanlings, yearlings and race horses.

We offer state-of-the-art facilities and the property is magnificently contoured to provide the perfect nursery for young horses to gain the best possible start to their lives on grass and feed of the highest calibre all year round.

Enjoy your visit and feel free to contact us with any queries.

 

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    • NZ HARNESS RACING AWARDS 10/08/2017The 2017 New Zealand Harness Racing Awards were held at the Wigram Airforce Museum, in Christchurch last Thursday night, the 3rd August. The event is usually held on a Saturday night, but the change in timing was brought about in an effort to avoid a possible clash with the Rugby Super 18 Final, in which it was expected the Canterbury based Crusaders would be featuring. The team did make it to the Final, but instead of a home game, they had to travel to South Africa and come up with an unprecedented effort to take out the title. As the ...More
    • A LITTLE COURAGE GOES A LONG WAY 03/08/2017Affectionately known as ‘Mighty Mouse’ by his mass of fans during his exceptional racing career, Courage Under Fire (In The Pocket / Advance Debra) sadly passed away last Saturday, the 29th July, aged 21 years.He was a new resident at Yirribee Pacing Stud in New South Wales, having only been procured by them in June and was found by staff in his box early on Saturday morning with a broken shoulder. It was one of those very unfortunate accidents, where nobody really knows what happened, with the result that he never served a mare for his new owners.After retiring from ...More