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Wood-Moore Manor Stud

Contact Person: Lara Coulon
Contact Number: 27828377920
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Prussian Power. Image: Grace Stables

Wood-Moore Manor Stud is privately owned by HIH Count & HSH Countess of Königsberg, who focus on selective breeding bloodlines. The progeny are never sold, but rather go into racing, with the focus of being recognised for being superior quality racehorses.

BADGER’S DRIFT 1997 by Badger Land – On The Roof (Thatching), Equus Champion was the foundation Stallion. Due to old age, he has now been retired from active stud duty.

Both Badger’s Drift and Prussian Power are free of NORTHERN DANCER & perfect out cross.


7 wins, 1300-2450m, incl two legs of SA Triple Crown, whilst placing 2nd in the other and 4 places, from 3-5 years for earnings of R1.8 million (MR 109)

  • at 3 WON Gr1 The SA Classic (1800m) (new course record, which remains intact)
  • WON Gr1 SA Derby (2450m)
  • WON Gr1 Daily News 2000 (2000m)

R500 000 yearling (second highest priced yearling in South Africa in 1999). BADGER’S DRIFT proved his worth both on the racetrack & stallion barn, by topping the Stallions List, for 3 year old’s in South Africa, with a percentage runners : to winners being an impressive 73% strike rate. *Ref National Horse Racing Authority of South Africa Statistics.

BADGER’S DRIFT produced multiple Graded & Listed Stakes winners. notable he produced GR.1 winner IVORY TRAIL who also set new course record when beating Horse Of The Year – POCKET POWER in the Gr.1 Championships Cup over 1800m, Clairwood Garden Racecourse. BADGER’S DRIFT is also the Broodmare Sire of multiple Champion Racehorse & now Champion Freshman Stallion FUTURA, whom himself still holds the course record in the Gr.1 Championship Cup over 1800m, now run at Greyville Racecourse

Champion BADGER’S DRIFT’s legacy now lives on with his only active son at Stud PRUSSIAN POWER, who was unraced due to an injury sustained in training, is out of the phenomenal Dam line of PRUSSIA PRINCESS (by GOLDEN THATCH). Prussian Princess is a half sister to IMPERIOUS SUE, ARCSA Champion Older Female in 1997 and the dam of Blue Heather and Imperious Star, in turn the dam of Sunset Tripp and Thumbs Up. This is the female line of Hidden Beauty, Royal Air Force and Imbongi, Spring Garland, Kelly and Victory Moon. Imperious Star, a daughter of Imperious Sue recently sold for R320 000 at the Lammerskraal Stud reduction sale.

PRUSSIAN POWER Sired his first foal in 2023.

Contact : Lara Coulon

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Cell : +27 82 837 7920