Sire: Tavistock
Dam: The Nightingale
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 6 year old
Foaled: Oct 12th, 2012
Country: New Zealand
Silks: Green & White 'v's (Top Half), Light Blue (Bottom Half), Green Stripe On White Sleeves, White Hoop On Green Cap


Kajorn Petch Racing No 2 Stable

Career Record: 26 - 9 - 7 - 3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    34.6 %
  • Place
    38.5 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
TAVISTOCK (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2005UpstageQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  PedestalHigh Line
DamStravinskyNureyevNorthern Dancer
THE NIGHTINGALE (NZ) Fire the GroomBlushing Groom
2002Dawn RunSir TristramSir Ivor
  Strong QueenMajor General

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 212 rnrs, 138 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. Tarzino (Victoria Derby, Gr.1), Volkstok'n'barrell, Werther, Tavago, Tavidream - Circuit Glory (H.K.), Hasselhoof, Hiflyer, Tomelilla, Gobstopper, Pacorus, Infantry, Avisto, Longchamp, Nymph Monte, Won Won Too, Tavy, Titanium, SP Milseain, Salsamor, Harlow Gold, Downton Abbey, etc.


1st dam

THE NIGHTINGALE, by Stravinsky. Unplaced. Half-sister to BEAT THE FADE, DAWN TILL DUSK. Dam of five named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

INFANTRY (g. by Tavistock). 9 wins. See below.

Night Nurse (f. by Tavistock). 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$132,010, to 2017-18, CJC Farmers Mill H., Mick & Melba Murfitt Memorial H., New Zealand Cup Meeting H., Lindauer H., 2d CJC Spring Classic, L, Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup Trial H., Mid Winter Xmas Races H., 3d North Canterbury Cup, CJC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series H., Linwood Park Stallions H.

New Leader (g. by Keeper). 2 wins at 1400m, HKJC Ma Tau Wai H., Lok Fu H., 2d HKJC Yuk Sau H., Plantation H., 3d HKJC Heritage Conservation P., Citibank Mortgage Services H., Port Shelter H.

Nightingale Island (f. by Viking Ruler). Unraced. Dam of-

Confound. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in 2018 in Malaysia.


2nd dam

DAWN RUN, by Sir Tristram. Winner at 1600m, AJC Chicola H., 3d STC Lidcombe H. Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

BEAT THE FADE (Maroof). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$464,535, AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, South Pacific 3YO Classic, STC Probus Club of Barra Brui H., 2d STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, AJC Winooka H., 3d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, STC Sheraco S., L, AJC Heron, Todd & White H., 4th STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.2, Millie Fox S., L. Producer.

DAWN TILL DUSK (Manntari). 6 wins at 1600m, 2200m, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, ARC Nathans Memorial H., Poenamo Hotel H., Waikato RC Bloomsbury Stud H., Lowe Schollum & Jones H., 3d Cambridge JC Deputy Governor Trophy, ARC Lindauer Sec H. Dam of-

Angel in Bluejeans (Mastercraftsman). 5 wins from 1200m to 2100m to 2017-18, Matamata RC Tonezone H., 2d Waikato RC Riverlsey Park H., 3d Rotorua Challenge P., L.

Grimalkin - Mr Blackberry (H.K.) (Tale of the Cat). Placed at 3, 2d North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, 3d CJC Guineas Trial, 4th New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

Red Sky at Night. 3 wins at 1400m to 2017-18, ARC Mondiale H.

Pat's Trick - Smart Guy (H.K.). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2200m, NZ$12,950, HK$2,105,100, ARC Barfoot & Thompson 2YO H., HKJC Fu Tai H., Celosia H., Privilege H., Yung Shue O H., 2d HKJC Citigold Private Client H., Golden Years H., 3d HKJC Clarke Quay H., Audemars Piguet Royal Oak H., Tsim Sha Tsui H., Bering Sea H., Yue Yee H., 4th Waikato RC Star Way S., L.

Bargain Hunter. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, CJC Farringtons Tavern H., 2d Otago RC Carlton Bar & Restaurant H.

Dawned. Winner at 1200m, 2d BRC Fujizerox P., 4th VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3. Dam of-

Dawn Dawn. 3 wins at 1200m, 1250m, A$147,660, in 2017-18, ATC Theraces H., Pluck at Vinery H., 2d ATC TAB H., 3d MRC Blue Star Print Group H.

Dawninsky. Unraced. Dam of-

Perfect Charger. 5 wins at 1000m, 1100m, S$285,544, Singapore TC Benchmark 89 H., Safety Outlet S., Graduation S., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 89 H., Kranji B S., Kranji C S., Hello Spain Graduation S., 3d Singapore TC Kranji C S., 4th Singapore TC Garden City Trophy, L.


3rd dam

Strong Queen, by Major General. Joint second top filly on The 1971-72 Aust. 2YO Free H. 16 wins-8 at 2-to 1200m, BATC Flying H., 2YO H., Juvenile H., QTC Rainbow Nursery H., Nursery H., STC Whirlwind H., Lilli Pilli H., Tiny Tots S., Flying Welter H., 2d BATC HJ Murphy H., L, AJC Dover Heights H., Qld Tatt's RC TR Hall S., STC Opera House S., Elizabeth Farm H., BATC Flying H., Juvenile H., 3d BATC TM Ahern S., L, AJC Allawah Welter H., Woollahra H., QTC Coral Nursery H., Piccaninny S., 4th AJC Gimcrack S., Gr.3. Sister to Marjoram (dam of DARK ECLIPSE, BAGALOT), half-sister to TAJ ROSSI, Memine (dam of LADY NURMI). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Dawn Run. Winner. See above.

Shaharazat. Raced twice. Dam of-

Zabeelstar (Zabeel). Winner at 1400m, AJC Tellers H., 2d STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2.


Race Record: 26 Starts 9-7-3 S$1,915,889, K$0.

Horse of the Year in Singapore in 2017. Champion 4YO & Miler in Singapore in 2017. 9 wins from 1200m to 2000m, S$1,915,889, to 2017, Singapore Derby, L, Singapore TC Kranji Mile, L, Merlion Trophy, L, Moonbeam Vase, L, Victoria Racing Club Trophy, Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy, Mark Walker S., Class 4 H.-twice, 2d Singapore Guineas, L, Singapore TC Chairman's Trophy, L, Stewards' Cup, L, Always Certain S., Jolie's Shinju S., Initiation P., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Patron's Bowl, L, Fortune Bowl, L, Colonial Chief S., L, 4th Singapore TC Committee's Prize, L.

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