Tavistock 2015 Fee close to being announced

15 Mar 2015

Sir Patrick Hogan announced this morning that the 2015 Service Fee for red-hot stallion Tavistock will be announced before the end of the month.

Ï am in discussions with the Tavistock Syndicate's Management Committee and expect to make an announcement on his fee in the next week or so, certainly before the end of March," said Sir Patrick this morning.

Tavistock clearly leads the New Zealand Second Season Stallion Premiership and already has 8 Stakes-Performers with oldest crop three-year-olds.

During the last few days progeny by Tavistock chalked up three more wins, one in Australia and a pair at Te Rapa in New Zealand.

The Australian winner was Anacott Steel, a 3YO filly from Penny Bright (Pentire).  Trained by Paul Rocke at Mornington, Anancott Steel broke through for her Maiden victory at Cranbourne.

The Te Rapa winners were Airlie House (3YO ex Timpin, by Pins) who won a Rating 75 over 1400m and Francis Drake (3YO ex Biosphere, by Encosta de Lago) won was successful at Rating 65 level over 1600m.

Here is a snapshot of Tavistock's figures to date (courtesy of Arion Pedigrees)...

* 50 runners

* 19 individual winners (12 in NZ, 5 in Australia & 2 in Singapore)

* 3 Stakes Winners (Volkstok'n'barrell, Avisto & Tavy)

* 5 Stakes-placed (Diamond Valores, Imperial Lass, Titanium, Midnitemagicman & Longchamp)

* 12 individual placed horses