Sire: Tavistock

Colour: Bay

Dam: Christmas Day

Sex: Colt

Age: 2

Foaled: Nov 03, 2018

Country: New Zealand

 

 BAY COLT (NZ)

 

Foaled 3rd November 2018

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
TAVISTOCK (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2005UpstageQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  PedestalHigh Line
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
CHRISTMAS DAY (AUS) Lady GiselleNureyev
2007AssertivenessDanehillDanzig
  Sommes SoundAssert

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 406 rnrs, 255 wnrs, 19 SW, inc. Werther (HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1), Tarzino, Tavago, Volkstok'n'barrell, The Holy One, Tavidream - Circuit Glory (H.K.), Hasselhoof, Tomelilla, Hiflyer, Gobstopper, Pacorus, Infantry, Avisto, Longchamp, Nymph Monte, Won Won Too, Tannhauser, Tavy, Titanium, etc.

 

1st dam

CHRISTMAS DAY, by Zabeel. Winner at 1750m in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to RESET, SO ASSERTIVE, half-sister to NEW TIPPERARY. This is her fifth live foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-

English Gambler (g. by Casino Prince). 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m in 2018-19, BOP RC Burgundy at Cambridge H., 2d ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., Taranaki RC Platinum Homes Challenge H.

 

2nd dam

ASSERTIVENESS, by Danehill. Winner at 1550m, STC Porters Liquor H., 2d AJC Metcash H., STC Tooheys New H., 3d STC Rutherford Jewellers H. Sister to La Boisselle, half-sister to ASSERTIVE LAD, ASSERTIVE LASS (dam of RESET, SO ASSERTIVE, STAGE PRESENCE - DYNAMIC BLITZ (H.K.)), Colony Sound, Quadrophonic Sound (dam of SAKIMA). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

NEW TIPPERARY (High Chaparral). 7 wins from 1350m to 1900m, A$474,725, to 2018-19, Newcastle JC Cameron H., Gr.3, ATC November Topaz H., Blacktown Workers H., McGrath Estate Agents H., Pro-Ride H., 2d ATC Ajax S., Gr.2, Turner Freeman H., 3d ATC Civic S., L, 4th ATC Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3, Scone Cup, L.

Resetable. 3 wins from 1300m to 2200m, MRC Ahern's at Highways After the Last H.

 

3rd dam

SOMMES SOUND, by Assert. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A. Half-sister to FIRST APPROACH (dam of ALICE SPRINGS, TRIBAL CROWN), LAST APPROACH, SUMMER FLING (dam of SUMMER ENSIGN). Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

ASSERTIVE LAD (Zeditave). Champion 2YO in Australia in 1999-2000. Joint Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2000-01. Head of The 1999-2000 2YO & 2000-01 3YO (joint) Australasian Classifications. 8 wins-5 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$3,358,275, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Doncaster H., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1, Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, AJC Empirelink 2YO Quality H., STC Bet with a Bookmaker 2YO H., 2d STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, Skyline S., Gr.3, 3d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1.

ASSERTIVE LASS (Zeditave). Joint third top filly on The 1996-97 Australasian 3YO Classification. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$749,800, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, AJC Rex White 2YO H., STC Jardine Insurance Brokers 2YO H., 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Surround S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, STC Invictus H., 3d STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1. Dam of-

RESET (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$850,000, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, Brian Green H., Moonga H., Deakin H. Sire.

STAGE PRESENCE - DYNAMIC BLITZ (H.K.) (Elusive Quality). 10 wins to 1200m, A$39,870, HK$4,354,500, M$288,000, 441,600Dhs in Aust., HK and U.A.E, Meydan Al Shindagha S., Gr.3, HKJC Hong Kong Racing Journalists H., Barker H., Association of Hong Kong Journalists H., MRC Ark Regal H., HKJC HKU JC Clinical Research H., 3d Macau Sand Premier Cup, L.

SO ASSERTIVE (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1100m to 2000m, A$472,830, BTC Chairman's H., Gr.3, 2d AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Craven P., Gr.3, 3d STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, Ajax S., Gr.3.

Assertive Choice (Redoute's Choice). Winner at 2, STC Tooheys 2YO H., 3d AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3.

La Boisselle (Danehill). Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, Carlton Draught H. Producer.

Colony Sound (Pleasant Colony). 21 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 8½f, US$200,336, 3d Hoosier Park Corydon Starter H., L.

Quadrophonic Sound. 2 wins at 1100m, 1600m, AJC Dawn Fraser H., 2d STC May's Hill H. Dam of-

SAKIMA (More Than Ready). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, 453,703Rgt., S$45,543 in Malaysia, Perak Derby, L, 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 89 H.

More Assertive. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

MYWAYORTHEHIGHWAY (Swiss Ace). 4 wins to 1300m, A$134,000, GCTC Vo Rogue P., Gr.3, 3d BRC Quest Breakfast Creek 2YO H.

Assertiveobsession. Unraced. Dam of-

Ohceedee (Power). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$79,585, to 2019-20, Hawkes Bay Paul Bayes Livestock H., 2d Waikato RC Doug Hawkings 50th Birthday S., Te Aroha JC Supporters Club H., 3d ARC Great Northern Foal S., L.