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STUNNING Daughter of Champion Sire Tavistock out of a half sister to a a Group 3 winner, Group 1 place getter Swear

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Tavistock (NZ) 2005
Noaf (AUS) 2012
15 August 2019
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Koo Wee Rup 3981 VIC, Australia

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Trainer: Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott
Location: Randwick 2031 NSW View map »


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Very athletic and eye-catching filly with excellent balance! She's got a lovely deep girth, great strength & substance and is very forward moving with an ultra-professional attitude.
By the Champion late NZ sire TAVISTOCK, sire of 2020 VRC Derby winner JOHNNY GET ANGRY plus recent Stakes winning fillies / mares BRAVE ANGEL & TRALEE ROSE
Only the 2nd foal out of a winning Commands mare who is the daughter of top NZ Stakes Winning 2yo filly CROSSYOURHEART and half-sister to Stakes Winner and Group 1 placed SWEAR


Sire – TAVISTOCK (by Montjeu)

Champion racehorse and Champion Sire who is sadly no longer with us, Tavistock has stamped his progeny as middle-distance Classic prospects of the highest class
Sire of 2020 VRC Derby winner JOHNNY GET ANGRY (pictured below) plus further Group 1 winners VOLKSTOK’N’BARRELL, WERTHER, TOFFEE TONGUE, TAVAGO & TARZINO
Also the sire of FLR’s own winner KRISTALOVE (pictured below in her dominating 2nd win at Canberra on Sunday 7/03) who is also trained by Gai & Adrian plus recent Stakes Winning fillies BRAVE ANGEL & TRALEE ROSE

Dam – NOAF (by Commands)

By the excellent Broodmare sire COMMANDS, Dam Noaf was a winner over 1400m and is the half-sister to Group 3 winner and Group 1 placed now stallion at stud SWEAR
Grand dam CROSSYOURHEART was a star on the New Zealand 2yo circuit winning 4 x in succession as a 2yo including the Listed Waikato Classique and is producer of 7 to race, for 7 winners including recent Sydney City winner PINNACLE PRINCE
She herself is the full sister to another multiple Stakes Winner in Australia GOTTA HAVE HEART which is the family of further Stake Winners THRILLSTER and Group 1 Hong Kong Spring winner ALL THRILLS TOO


Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott, Randwick/Flemington

Arguably the best trainers in the land. Racing’s first Lady herself has won a record 7 x Golden Slippers (not to mention the wealth of other Group 1 wins across the board) and we’ve enjoyed a great run to date with her team including arguably the best 3yo in our stable VRENELI (3 x city wins from only 4 starts), Country Cup winner, City winner and multiple city placed RAPIDO CHAPARRO, Stakes Performed 2yo BOLD ARIAL plus further winners ABIDING, MENSA MISSILE and KRISTALOVE


$7,605 per 5% share inclusive of purchase price, purchase costs, bloodstock & compliance costs and insurance coverage to 31 January 2022.

Ongoing expenses estimated at an average of $220-250 per month per 5% share over a 12-month period.

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Bay filly       Foaled 15th August 2019 

TAVISTOCK Montjeu (Ire)Sadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
FloripedesTop Ville
Upstage (GB)Quest for FameRainbow Quest
PedestalHigh Line
CommandsDanehill (USA)Danzig
Cotehele House (GB)My Swanee
Crossyourheart (NZ)Show a HeartBrave Warrior
Red CenturyCentaine

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 565 rnrs, 378 wnrs, 31 SW, inc. Werther (HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1), Tarzino, Tavago, Johnny Get Angry, Volkstok'n'barrell, Toffee Tongue, Tavi Mac, The Holy One, Tavidream - Circuit Glory (H.K.), Hasselhoof, Tomelilla, Entriviere, Tralee Rose, Hiflyer, (Lord) Vladivostok, Gobstopper, Pacorus, etc.


1st dam

NOAF, by Commands. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Half-sister to SWEAR. This is her second foal. Her first foal is unraced.


2nd dam

CROSSYOURHEART (NZ), by Show a Heart. Top filly on the 2006-07 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-4 at 2-to 1200m, NZ$358,475, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, RL, Counties Challenge S., L, ARC Fully Fledged H., Karaka Million 2YO H., Waikato RC Esker Lodge Juvenile S., Avondale JC First Sovereign Trust H., 2d Counties Bowl, L, ARC Radio Sport 3YO H., 4th Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2. Sister to GOTTA HAVE HEART, three-quarter-sister to  Heart of Thrills (dam of THRILLSTER). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SWEAR (c Redoute's Choice) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1400m, A$309,100, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3, Hawkesbury RC Claret 2YO S., 2d ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1. Sire.

 Pinnacle Prince. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$125,125, to 2020-21, ATC TAB Highway H.-twice, 2d ATC TAB Highway H.

 Juantorena. 3 wins to 1400m, MRC Master Yearlings H., Sportius Global Events H., 3d ATC Pro-Ride H.

 Winmotion. 2 wins at 1200m, Waikato RC Nationwide Livestock H.

 Blood Oath. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$110,595, to 2019-20, 3d MRC Jacqualene Hare Memorial H.

 Noaf. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

RED CENTURY (NZ), by Centaine. Unraced. Half-sister to Regal Thrills,  Red Covet (dam of ADALINE),  Red Slippers (dam of ALL THRILLS TOO). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

GOTTA HAVE HEART (g Show a Heart) 7 wins to 1550m, A$312,805, MRC Victoria H., Gr.3, Sandown S., Gr.3, VRC Grand Scale H., MVRC Dr LeWinn's Ladies Championship H., 2d VRC Chubb P., L, MRC Corps of Commissionaires H., Teamelbourne P.H., 3d Sale Cup, 4th MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, AJC Tramway H., Gr.3, MRC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3.

CROSSYOURHEART (f Show a Heart) 6 wins. See above.

 Bolero. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, HK$3,636,125, HKJC Mui Wo H., Europe H., Fu Cheong H., Homestead H., 6:00 News P., 2d HKJC Ko Yee H., Lotus H., 3d HKJC Beijing Clubhouse H., Paris H., Soin d'Eau H., Fu Tai H.

 Blue Tsunami. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Speights H., 2d Waikato RC Lowe Schollum & Jones H., Hawkes Bay Horse of the Year H., 3d Hawkes Bay Harveys Real Estate H. Sire.

 Casino Century. Winner at 2050m, BRC Skyracing.tv P., 2d BRC Mount Franklin P.

 Well Credentialled. Winner at 1000m, BRC Skyracing.tv P., 3d BRC Racing Retro H. Producer.

 Diamond Schwarz. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

Al Pacino (g Alamosa) 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, Hawkes Bay The Hits 89.5 FM Sprint H., 2d ARC Ellerslie Jewellers & Engravers H., 3d WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, ARC Dunstan Rising Star Qualfifier H.


4th dam

SOLEIL ROUGE (NZ), by Red Tempo. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, NZ$163,330, ARC Great Northern Challenge S., Gr.2, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, Counties RC King Gerrard 3YO S., Avondale JC Whitecliffs Sawmilling Juvenile S., 2d ARC Guineas Trial, L, Haunui Farm S., L, NZI Insurance H., Matamata RC Fayette Park H., Thompson Marks & Ewen Veterinary H., 3d ARC Ladies Mile, Gr.3, Royal S., Gr.3, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3, Rotorua S., L, Avondale JC Ciba-Geigy Sprint H., Waikato RC Presidents H., Matamata RC Majestic Horse Floats H., 4th WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.2, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L. Half-sister to BLACK SUN,  Katie O'Neill (dam of SHE WILL BE LOVED),  Soleil Etoile (dam of SILKY RED BOXER). Dam of 8 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Regal Thrills (f Royal Academy) 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m in Aust. and HK, MVRC TROA H., SAJC Christies Beach Hotel H., 2d STC Darby Munro S., L. Producer.

 Red Covet. Winner at 1400m, VRC Rainburst H., 3d MVRC Dominant Chemicals H. Dam of 5 winners-

ADALINE (f Court of Jewels) 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$162,025, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Avondale JC Sporty's Bar & Cafe New Plymouth H., Waikato RC Lawrenson Group H., 2d ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, 3d ARC Gucci Mile H. Producer.

 Lady Thrills. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

 Heart of Thrills. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of 2 winners-

THRILLSTER (f Starspangledbanner) 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$522,500, MVRC Atlantic Jewel S., L, 2d MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2.

 Red Slippers. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

ALL THRILLS TOO (g St Covet) 8 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$16,934,500, Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1, HKJC International Sprint Trial H., L, National Panasonic Cup H., Sprint Trial Trophy H., Banyan H., Huizhou H., 2d HKJC Centenary Sprint Cup, L, Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, 3d Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.2, HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L, Centenary Sprint Cup, L, Juvenile Sprint Trophy, L.