Account of WAIKATO STUD LTD, Matamata.



Foaled 29th September 2017

Brown Filly



Branded: wsnr sh; 103 over 7 off sh


Savabeel (AUS)



Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Lady Giselle


Savannah Success

Success Express

Hold Your Peace

Alma Mater





No Excuse Needed


Mr. Prospector





Last Tycoon

Head of the River

Shirley Heights

SAVABEEL (AUS) (Brown 2001-Stud 2005). 3 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire 4 times. Sire of 779 rnrs, 542 wnrs, 79 SW, inc. SW Lucia Valentina (ATC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1), Sangster, Costume, Kawi, Soriano, Savvy Coup, Sword of Osman, Savaria, Embellish, Scarlett Lady, Shillelagh, Diademe, Pasadena Girl, Brambles, Hasahalo, Hall of Fame - Dances With Dragon (H.K.), Sound Proposition, Coldplay, etc.

1st dam

POSY, by No Excuse Needed. 2 wins at 1400m, Rotorua RC Lowe Schollum & Jones H., 2d Waikato RC BNZ Partners H. Sister to DAFFODIL . This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Hurricane Fighter (g. by Savabeel). Placed at 3 in 2018-19 in Aust.

2nd dam

SPRING, by O'Reilly. 2 wins at 1400m. Three-quarter-sister to Symphonic , 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). Champion 3YO in NZ in 2008-09. 8 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 2400m, NZ$550,825, A$498,400, AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1 , Hawkes Bay Windsor Park Challenge P., Gr.1 , New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1 , Taranaki RC Schweppervescence H., WRC Industrial Distributors 2YO 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 MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1 , Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1 , STC Ranvet S., Gr.1 , New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1 , Manawatu Classic, Gr.3 . Dam of-

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

Smart Giant. 5 wins at 1400m, 1800m, HK$3,798,150, HKJC High Autonomy H., Cotton Tree H., Lek Yuen H., 4th Hong Kong Classic Mile, L .

Spring Dancer. 5 wins 1300m to 1750m, Taranaki RC Dom Health H. Producer.

Rotorua. Winner at 1200m, AJC Shaftesbury Avenue H.

3rd 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 2YO Classification. 2 wins at 2 at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$119,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1 , Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3 . Dam of 8 winners-

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 to 1400m, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L , 3d Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S., L . Producer.

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 4 winners-

BELIEVE YOURSELF (Sebring). 5 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1400m, A$328,550, S$288,910, ATC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.2 .