Account of WAIKATO STUD LTD, Matamata.
Foaled 26th October 2017
Branded: nr sh; 118 over 7 off sh
SACRED FALLS (NZ) (Bay 2009-Stud 2015). Joint Top Older Male of 2013-14 Australasian Classification (Mile). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$378,435, A$4,400,300, ATC George Main S., Gr.1, Doncaster H., Gr.1-twice, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.2. Out of a half-sister to SW Splashing Out. Sire of the placegetters Khitan Warrior, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.
TOSS UP, by Zabeel. Winner at 1600m. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Her second foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of one foal to race-
Super Tycoon (g. by O'Reilly). 2 wins at 1400m to 2018 in Singapore.
Heads or Tales , by Tale of the Cat. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, ARC Robert Harris Espresso H., 3d Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S., L . Three-quarter-sister to The Cat's Whiskers (dam of TAVY ), half-sister to GOOD FAITH (dam of TULLY DANE , MYGOODGRACE ), Spring (dam of DAFFODIL ). Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-
Headsiwin. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Rotorua RC Lowe Schollum & Jones H.
Bingo. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d ARC Barfoot & Thompson Twilight Cup.
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. Joint Head of The 1996-97 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2 at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$119,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1 , Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3 , 2d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2 . Dam of-
TULLY DANE (Danehill). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, NZ$25,000, A$212,300, VATC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3 , 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L , 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1 , VATC Vain S., L , MRC JRA Doveton S., L .
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 H. Dam of-
TAVY (Tavistock). 3 wins at 1400m, 1500m, NZ$126,900, ARC Trevor Eagle Memorial S., L , 2d Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3 , Waikato RC J Swap Contractors Sprint H., L , 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2 .
Private. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-
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 Patron's Bowl, L , Stewards' Cup, L , 4th ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1 .
Spring. 2 wins at 1400m. Dam of 6 winners-
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 , 3d Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1 . Producer.
Chorus. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-
Symphonic (O'Reilly). 4 wins 1400m to 2200m, NZ$102,600, to 2017-18, ARC Dunstan Feeds Stayers H., 2d WRC Cuddle S., Gr.3 .
Tralee Chorus (O'Reilly). 3 wins 1400m to 1800m, 3d Tasmanian Oaks, L .