Sire: Tavistock

Colour: Bay

Dam: Gardenia

Sex: Colt

Age: 5

Foaled: Dec 16, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Green, White Checked Sleeves, White Cap

Owners: Farmhouse Holdings Pty Ltd, J P Payne, L P Payne, J D Blackburn, X Jones, D Skaer, G D Jones, D M Foley, Ms L M Shannon, J Delre & A V De Morton

15: 1 - 1 - 3
Wins: 6.7%
Place: 26.7%




Bay ColtFoaled in 2015

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
TAVISTOCK (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2005UpstageQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  PedestalHigh Line
DamDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
GARDENIA (NZ) RazyanaHis Majesty
1995CladaghSir TristramSir Ivor
  A Little LoveJ. O. Tobin

TAVISTOCK (NZ) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). 6 wins-1 at 2, Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1. Champion Sire in Hong Kong in 2015-16. Sire of 319 rnrs, 202 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. Werther (HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1), Tarzino, Tavago, Volkstok'n'barrell, Tavidream - Circuit Glory (H.K.), Hasselhoof, Tomelilla, Hiflyer, Gobstopper, Pacorus, Infantry, Avisto, Longchamp, Nymph Monte, Won Won Too, Tavy, Titanium, SP Spring Delight, Tavisan, etc.


1st dam

GARDENIA, by Danehill. Unraced. Dam of ten named foals, eight to race, three winners, inc:-

ABLE ONE (g. by Cape Cross). Champion Miler in Hong Kong in 2010. 11 wins from 1250m to 1600m, A$14,300, HK$37,755,000, HKJC Champions Mile, Gr.1-twice, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, Cathay Pacific Jockey Club Mile, Gr.2, Chairman's Trophy, L, Premier Cup, L-twice, STC WN Bull Funeral Director's H., HKJC Dubai Racing Club H., Daffodil H., Hanshin H., 2d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, HKJC National Day Cup, L, Mission Hills Sha Tin Trophy, L, Shing Yip H., 3d HKJC Chairman's Trophy, L, River Verdon H., 4th HKJC Cathay Pacific International Sprint Trial, L, Sha Tin Trophy, L, Cathay Pacific International Mile Trial, L, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, L.

FLORILEGIUM (f. by Cape Cross). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$43,750, A$114,530, Counties Challenge S., L, QTC Livewire Bar H., AJC Meriton Serviced Apartments H., STC Rooty Hill RSL & Club Resort H., 2d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, STC WN Bull Funeral Directors H., Clubsnsw H., 3d QTC Theodore Club Inc H., STC Nivea Visage H., Waikato RC Fatty & the Fern Juvenile H., 4th WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, ARC Soliloquy S., L.

Bo Tempo (g. by Rhythm). 2 wins at 1500m, 1700m, 3d WATC Special Test H., Old Comrade 2YO H.

Ablestock (c. by Tavistock). See below.

Diamond Blitz (g. by Stravinsky). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

CLADAGH, by Sir Tristram. Placed at 3 in NZ. Three-quarter-sister to Embassy Square, Pretty Wicked, half-sister to A LITTLE KISS (dam of GAILY FUNKY), Something Wicked. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Crusader of Gold. 5 wins from 1400m to 2000m, HK$3,851,250, HKJC Elm H., Hebei H., Gloucester H., American Club Challenge Cup H., Phillip Wain H., 2d HKJC Tung Chung H., Chai Wan H., Rambler Channel H., Peel H., 3d HKJC Ho Man Tin H., Tai Yuen H., Sandberg Gold Cup H., Sing Woo H., Lugard H.

Mansfield Star. 2 wins at 1400m, 1650m, HKJC Thrush H., Lung Hang H., 2d HKJC Cleveland H., 3d HKJC Good Tension H.


3rd dam

A LITTLE LOVE, by J. O. Tobin. Placed in U.S.A. Half-sister to HAPPY BID, Winning, Enhanced (dam of NATIVE SONG), Eajaab (dam of ANWAAR). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

A LITTLE KISS (Sackford). 8 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$768,350, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, STC Storm Queen S., Gr.2, Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, AJC Reginald Allen H., L, Jack Green H., STC Silastic Marine H., AJC Gainsborough H., 2d VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, 3d STC Orlando Wines Classic, Gr.1, AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., L, 4th AJC Moet Champagne S., Gr.1, AJC Oaks, Gr.1, Surround S., Gr.2. Dam of-

GAILY FUNKY (Theatrical). 2 wins at 2, Niigata Sansai S., L, 2d Hanshin Juvenile Fillies, L, 3d Nakayama Flower Cup, L. Producer.

Embassy Square (Grosvenor). 13 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2100m, A$95,280, STC Baramul Stud H., QTC Lancaster Welter H., AJC Grey Affair H., STC Engadine Hotel H., 2d AJC Dulcify H., L, 3d BATC Divteed Optima H.

Something Wicked (Sackford). 8 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$123,875, VRC Melbourne Festival Welter H., VATC How Now H., TAB Straight 6 S., MVRC Sceptre H., 2d VRC Honda Legend S., L, MVRC Tesio S., L. Dam of-

Pretty Wicked (Sir Tristram). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Avondale JC Giles Carpets Ltd H., Waikato RC Dive Centre H., 2d ARC Soliloquy S., L, Rotorua S., L. Dam of-

Post Romance. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

RISING ROMANCE (Ekraar). Top Filly of 2013-14 Australasian 3YO Classification (Long & Extended). Joint Top Filly on The 2013-14 NZ 3YO Free H (1600m+). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$311,200, A$1,970,000, Australian Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, 2d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.1, ARC Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, ATC Epona S., Gr.3, Craven P., Gr.3, 3d VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2.

Smooch. Placed at 2 & 3 in NZ. Dam of-

She's a Cougar (One Cool Cat). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 3d Gore Guineas, L, 4th Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S., L, Southland Guineas, L. Producer.

Out of Africa. Unraced. Dam of-

Jewel of Africa. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1500m, STC Sovereign Slipper H., Apple Blossom 2YO H. Dam of-

Picholine (Dehere). 3 wins to 1300m, A$156,720, STC 2KY Big Sports Breakfast H., 2d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, 3d Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3. Dam of-

REBEL RAIDER (Reset). Top of 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (long). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2500m, A$1,408,340, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, Spring S., Gr.3, Chairman's S., L, AV Jennings 2YO H., 2d SAJC Paul Snigg H., Melbourne Cup Day at ASPM H., 3d SAJC Penny Edition S., L, Geelong Classic, L, 4th SAJC Spring S., Gr.3. Sire.

SHAMOLINE WARRIOR (Shamardal). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$205,375, MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, VRC Super Impose S., L, 2d MRC New Litho H., 3d MRC Shadwell Farm Kentucky (USA) H., 4th MRC Vain S., L. Sire.

CADILLAC MOUNTAIN (Reset). 4 wins from 1500m to 2600m, A$296,295, Werribee Cup, L, MRC TVN H., 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC Roy Higgins H., L.

Sultah. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, SAJC Pewsey Vale H. Dam of-

HAYBAH (More Than Ready). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$153,880, SAJC Cinderella S., L, MRC Bushnell Outdoor Products H., 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, Chairman's S., Gr.3.

Jungle Girl. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of-

JUNGLE EDGE (Dubawi). 16 wins to 1400m, A$1,381,810, to 2018-19, ATC Star Kingdom H., Gr.3, 2d BRC Kingsford-Smith Cup, Gr.1, ATC Challenge S., Gr.2, MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1, All Aged S., Gr.1.

Star of Namibia. Unraced. Dam of-

Miss Shakira. Unraced. Dam of-

TROPIC THUNDER (More Than Ready). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1250m, A$139,650, SAJC Redelva S., L, Distinctive Homes 2YO H., H., 2d SAJC Panasonic 2YO H.

More Kisses. Unraced. Dam of-

BRIEF KISS (Brief Truce). 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$162,225, STC Research S., L, Sheraco S., L, 2d STC Research S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Nivison H., L. Dam of-

Perkipsey. Unraced. Dam of-

BLUEBERRY HILL (Myboycharlie). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1350m, A$328,550, BRC Champagne Classic, Gr.2, Ipswich TC Gai Waterhouse Classic, L, Qld Tatt's RC Centenary Classic Mercedes-Benz 2YO H., SCTC James Oliver & Barbara McFarlane 2YO H., 2d BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, Gr.3.

Kissed by a King. Unraced. Dam of-

BLACK AHEAD (Lonhro). 6 wins to 1300m in Malaysia, Penang TC Dr Lim Ah Soo Memorial Trophy, L.


Race Record: 6 Starts 0-0-1 A$6,185.

Placed at 3 in 2018-19 in Aust.

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