Dannevirke Lad

Account of WAIKATO STUD LTD, Matamata.



Foaled 18th August 2016

Bay Colt



Branded: wsnr sh; 1 over 6 off sh


Savabeel (AUS)



Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Lady Giselle


Savannah Success

Success Express

Hold Your Peace

Alma Mater



Daisy Chain





No Finer

Kaoru Star


No Excuse Needed




SAVABEEL (AUS) (Brown 2001-Stud 2005). 3 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire 3 times. Sire of 678 rnrs, 462 wnrs, 67 SW, inc. SW Sangster (Victoria Derby, Gr.1), Kawi, Lucia Valentina, Soriano, Savaria, Scarlett Lady, Costume, Diademe, Pasadena Girl, Brambles, Hall of Fame, Shillelagh, Sound Proposition, Coldplay, Floria, Lady Kipling, Saavoya, Savvy Nature, Chintz, My Emotion, Gold Fever, Do Ra Mi, etc.

1st dam

DAISY CHAIN, by Pins. Raced twice. Sister to Snowdrop. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

DAFFODIL, by No Excuse Needed. Champion 3YO in NZ in 2008-09. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, NZ$550,825, A$498,400, AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Windsor Park Challenge P., Gr.1, Taranaki RC Schweppervescence H., WRC Industrial Distributors 2YO H., Marton JC Farmlands H., Taranaki RC Platinum Homes 3YO Fillies S., 2d Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Fillies' S., L, 3d Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, 4th Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, STC Ranvet S., Gr.1, Manawatu Classic, Gr.3. Dam of 4 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Snowdrop(Pins). 6 wins at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$116,275, ARC Dream Beds H., First Global Logistics H., Waikato RC SVS Veterinary Supplies H., 2d ARC Newmarket H., L, Counties Bowl H., L, 4th ARC Darley P., Gr.3.

3rd dam

SPRING, by O'Reilly. 2 wins at 1400m. Three-quarter-sister to Tralee Chorus, half-sister to GOOD FAITH(dam of TULLY DANE, MYGOODGRACE), Heads or Tales. Dam of 6 foals, all winners, inc:-

DAFFODIL(No Excuse Needed). 8 wins. See above.

Smart Giant. 5 wins at 1400m, 1800m, HK$3,798,150, HKJC High Autonomy H., Golden Years H., 4th Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile, L.

4th dam

HEAD OF THE RIVER, by Shirley Heights. Placed at 3 in GB. Half-sister to DRY DOCK, Showboat, River Patrol(dam of NORSE DANCER), Charlotte Dundas (dam of BAND GIPSY), Mail Boat (dam of MAIL THE DESERT). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

GOOD FAITH(Straight Strike). Top filly on The 1996-97 Australasian 2YOClassification. Joint Head of The 1996-97 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2,ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3. Dam of-

TULLY DANE(Danehill). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, NZ$25,000, A$212,300, VATC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1. Sire.

MYGOODGRACE(Royal Academy). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, CJCCanterbury Breeders' S., L, 3d Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S., L.

The Cat's Whiskers. 2 wins to 1600m, 2d Rotorua RC Star 3YO H. Dam of-

TAVY(Tavistock). 3 wins at 1400m, 1500m, NZ$126,900, ARC Trevor Eagle Memorial S., L, 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2.

Private. Unraced. Dam of-

BELIEVE YOURSELF(Sebring). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$328,550, S$288,910, ATC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.2, 3d Singapore TC Stewards' Cup, L, Patron's Bowl, L, 4th ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1.