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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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    • The 2017 Inter Dominion Grand Final 14/12/2017Having been sent out an odds-on $1.90 favourite for the richest pacing race in the world, New Zealand Champion Lazarus duly obliged last Friday night, the 8th December, in the Group 1 $1,100,000 TABtouch Inter Dominion Grand Final.The prestigious race was run at Gloucester Park, in Perth, for the final time in their three-round Inter Dominion Series spanning the last three years.Co-trainer/driver Mark Purdon had Lazarus away well at the start, but soon eased off the hot early speed to take a sit in the one-one initially, as ex-pat Kiwi Tiger Tara sped to the lead as expected. With three ...More
    • Inter Dominion Grand Final Night 07/12/2017The 2017 TABtouch Inter Dominion Series is set to come to an exciting conclusion this Friday night, the 8th December, at Gloucester Park in Perth, Western Australia.Over the first week of the series there were three rounds of heats and these have culminated in the top ten points scorers reaching the Group 1 $1,100,000 TABtouch Inter Dominion Grand Final over 2936m, set to start at 8:00pm (1:00am NZ Time).Somewhat disappointingly, there were only two New Zealand trained representatives in the series, but both have managed to make it through to the Grand Final. Lazarus has qualified at equal No.3 with ...More
    • Sharing it Around 29/11/2017 The following article was published in the ‘PGG Wrightson Real Estate Property Express’ and is of pertinent interest regarding syndication and shared ownership in harness racing.Of particular note, since this article was written by Bruce Barlass, Manager of PGG Wrightson Standardbred, is that Glenys and Phillip Kennard and their partners have won another NZ Trotting Cup with Lazarus, as he went back-to-back in winning the 2017 edition, as well as winning the feature pacing race on Show Day (17th November), the Group 1 $234,000 NZ Free-For-All with Ultimate Machete and another group of owners in G Douglas, Kevin Riseley and ...More