Tia Karete

Account of NOVARA PARK, Cambridge.



Foaled 6th October 2018

Bay Colt



Branded: nponbarnr sh; 4 over 8 off sh


Sweynesse (AUS)






Straight Strike



In the Wings

River Swan



Signorina Svelta



Be My Guest

Northern Dancer

Gull Nook

Mill Reef

Nordic Dancer



Danish Habit


SWEYNESSE (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2011-Stud 2016). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, A$612,900, ATC Gloaming S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, ATC TAB Early Quaddie H., 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, 4th ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Rimraam (VRC Vanity S., Gr.3). Related to SW Designed For Luck, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

1st dam

SIGNORINA SVELTA, by Pentire. Unplaced. Half-sister toDECORAH . This is her first foal.

2nd dam

Nordic Dancer , by Generous. 3 wins 2000m to 2400m, Cambridge JC Garry Keith Motors Cambridge Trophy, WRC Upper Hutt Cup, 3d ARC Cornwall H.,L , 4th ARC Cornwall H.,L . Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

DECORAH (Pins). 7 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 2400m, NZ$312,835, ARC City of Auckland Cup,Gr.3 , Manawatu Breeders' S.,Gr.3 , Waikato RC Crombie Lockwood 2YO H., ARC Edge Workdays With Megan Mile H., 2d WRC Trentham S.,Gr.3 , 3d Cambridge JC Travis S.,Gr.2 , Waikato Gold Cup,Gr.3 -twice, Rotorua Cup,Gr.3 , 4th ARC Sunline Vase,Gr.3 .

The Mighty Jrod. 5 wins 1600m to 2060m, A$178,865, VRC Japan Racing Association H., 2d VRC Bitalli H., 4th Geelong Classic,L .

3rd dam

DANISH HABIT, by Danehill. 3 wins at 1500m, 1600m, MVRC Cafe Cozmo H., Slickpix H., 2d VATC Select H., Fire Band H., Blink Bonny H. Half-sister toROUGH HABIT ,CITI HABIT , Chasing the Habit (dam ofADDICTIVE HABIT ,BRANSON ). Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Nordic Dancer (Generous). 3 wins. See above.

Good Samaritan. 5 wins 2000m to 2200m, A$128,920, AJC Cabra-Vale Diggers Golf Club H., Sandringham H., 2d AJC Bigpond Music H., Pharaoh H.

4th dam

CERTAIN HABIT, by Ashabit. Raced once. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ROUGH HABIT (Roughcast). Horse of the Year in NZ twice. 29 wins 1200m to 2400m, NZ$347,575, A$3,445,250, AJC Queen Elizabeth Randwick S.,Gr.1 , All-Aged S.,Gr.1 -twice, QTC Stradbroke H.,Gr.1 -twice, BATC Doomben Cup,Gr.1 -3 times, VATC Caulfield S.,Gr.1 , WRC Captain Cook S.,Gr.1 , Queensland Derby,Gr.1 , QTC PJ O'Shea S.,Gr.2 , Taranaki S.,Gr.2 -twice, Otaki Maori RC WFA S.,Gr.2 , QTC Sir Byrne Hart S.,Gr.3 , HBJC Russells Toshiba TV S.,Gr.3 , Wanganui JC Trust Bank Central S.,Gr.3 , 2d MVRC WS Cox P.,Gr.1 , STC BMW S.,Gr.1 , VRC LKS Mackinnon S.,Gr.1 , BATC Doomben Ten Thousand H.,Gr.1 .

CITI HABIT (Citidancer). 6 wins 1200m to 2020m, BTC Chairman's H.,Gr.3 , Marton JC Metric Mile,Gr.3 , 2d QTC Brisbane Cup,Gr.1 . Sire.

Chasing the Habit. Raced twice. Dam of 8 winners-

ADDICTIVE HABIT (Colombia). 11 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-1200m to 2040m, NZ$702,137, A$70,500, Hawkes Bay Livamol Classic,Gr.1 , CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile,Gr.2 -twice.

BRANSON (Personal Flag). 7 wins 1600m to 2100m, NZ$103,963, A$8,000, Canterbury Gold Cup,Gr.3 , CJC Spring Classic H.,L ,