Tavistock’s daughter shines again

Tavistock’s daughter shines again20 Jul 2021

Progressive Tavistock filly Ayahuasca added versatility to her growing list of attributes when she won with a minimum of effort at Sandown this afternoon.

The Cambridge Stud-bred and sold 3-year-old has now been successful twice from a handful of starts and following a debut victory on a Good 3 track she overcame testing Heavy 9 conditions to post her latest victory.

Trained by Mick Price and Michael Kent Jnr, Ayahuasca was purchased from the Cambridge Stud draft at New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale by agent John Foote and is raced by Stewart Hume's Berwickshire Bloodstock.

Foote also sourced Ayahuasca’s mother Sussex Dancer for Hume, purchasing the daughter of Danehill Dancer at the Tattersalls December Mares’ Sale for 57,000 guineas ($109,525). Hume subsequently sold Sussex Dancer to Brendan and Jo Lindsay and the cycle went full circle when they bred Ayahuasca and sold her to Hume as a yearling.

Sussex Dancer has proven to be a reliable source of success as all seven of her foals to race have been winners and includes the Group 3 placegetters Reevederci and Meghan.

Sussex Dancer is a sister to the G3 Cork Noblesse Stakes winner and G1 Irish Oaks runner-up Ice Queen and last year delivered an Almanzor filly and is currently in foal to Ribchester.