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Cambridge Stud is a Thoroughbred stud farm established in 1976 at Cambridge, New Zealand by Sir Patrick Hogan.

Stud sires

It has had a number of top quality stallions including:

  • Sir Tristram
  • Cape Cross, winner of the 1998 Group 1 Lockinge Stakes and Group 2 Queen Anne Stakes and Celebration Mile of 1999. Sire of Seachange.
  • Keeper
  • Lucky Unicorn
  • Maroof
  • One Cool Cat
  • Rhythm
  • Stravinsky: winner of the 1999 Group 1 July Cup at Newmarket and Nunthorpe Stakes
  • Viking Ruler
  • Zabeel
  • Cape Blanco
  • Tavistock
  • Burgundy
  • Highly Recommended
  • Embellish
  • Almanzor


It was also home to the great broodmare Eight Carat (GB) by Pieces of Eight from Klairessa. She was New Zealand Broodmare of the Year in 1995, 1996 and 1997. In 1996 Eight Carat was named Broodmare of the Year by the international journal Owner-Breeder (USA).

Taiona, the dam of Gurner’s Lane, won the NZ Broodmare of the Year in 1981 and 1983.

Change of ownership

It was purchased by Brendan and Jo Lindsay in 2017. They appointed Henry Plumptre as Chief Executive.

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