Account of WAIKATO STUD LTD, Matamata.



Foaled 7th October 2018

Bay Colt



Branded: wsnr sh; 108 over 8 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 5 times. Sire of 886 rnrs, 625 wnrs, 92 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, Nicoletta, Pasadena Girl, Brambles, Hasahalo, Hall of Fame - Dances With Dragon (H.K.), Queen of Diamonds, etc.

1st dam

DAISY CHAIN, by Pins. Raced twice. Sister toSnowdrop . This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Dannevirke Lad (g. by Savabeel). Placed at 2 in 2018-19 in Aust.

2nd dam

DAFFODIL , by 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 5 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Snowdrop (Pins). 6 wins-3 in succession-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 .

Grand Bouquet. 4 wins 1300m to 1800m, A$80,525, in 2018-19, GCTC TAB H.

3rd dam

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

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

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

4th dam

HEAD OF THE RIVER, by Shirley Heights. Placed at 3 in GB. Half-sister toDRY DOCK ,Showboat ,River Patrol (dam ofNORSE DANCER ), Charlotte Dundas (dam ofBAND GIPSY ), Mail Boat (dam ofMAIL 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 at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$99,060, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S.,L . Producer.

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

TAVY (Tavistock). 3 wins to 1500m, ARC Trevor Eagle Memorial S.,L .

Private. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

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