Welcome to Blandford Lodge

Blandford Lodge is a thoroughbred horse breeding farm situated 5km out of Matamata in the heart of the Waikato where many of New Zealand's major thoroughbred breeding farms are based. The farm is a superior boarding class facility providing excellent client relationships and has a goal to breed quality racehorses for the global thoroughbred market.

Matamata, has a high annual rainfall, a temperate climate and rich, free draining soils and is called the 'Kentucky of New Zealand'. Blandford Lodge reaps the climate benefits of excellent pasture growth all year round.

Lucia Valentina


Summer's Day, Miss Denni, Jackofall and Steppenwolf - Hastings RC - 16 April 2016
There was an influential presence by Blandford bred horses at Hastings on Saturday with Summer's Day (Darci Brahma - One Perfect Day) winning the NZB Mixed Bloodstock Sale 1300m.   Miss Denni (Pins - Grand Ballare) was competing in her first race in New Zealand after running in Australia for the past two seasons. more...
Lucia Valentina conquers 2016 G.1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes
Lucia Valentina (Savabeel - Staryn Glenn) ran a remarkable race to win the $4. 3m G. 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes by two and a quarter lengths from favourite The United States at Randwick on Saturday. The gutsy mare was positioned at the very back of the field before negotiating heavy traffic for space at the 300 metre mark before her characteristic 'turn of foot ' ensured a comfortable victory. more...

State Highway 27, RD 3, Matamata, Waikato

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