Your chance to race a horse with Sir Patrick Hogan

14 Apr 2013


Fancy racing a horse with one of the legends of New Zealand thoroughbred breeding, Sir Patrick Hogan?


This opportunity has arisen with the syndication of a regally-bred Tavistock colt to be trained by leading Te Awamutu trainers Keith and Brendon Hawtin.


The superbly-bred colt is from the winning Danewin mare Stella’s Pantry, who is a half-sister to Twiglet, dam of dual Group One winners Easy Rocking and Fairy King Prawn.


He is from one of the best families in the Stud Book, a winning dam line littered with international black type winners.


His sire, Tavistock, stands at Sir Patrick Hogan’s famous Cambridge Stud and was the Mercedes Champion Sprinter of New Zealand in 2010.  He scored two Group One victories over 1400m during an outstanding racing career.


The Group One victories came in the Waikato Draught Sprint at Te Rapa and the Mudgway Partsworld Stakes at Hastings.  On both occasions he defeated the NZ Horse of the Year Mufhasa.


Tavistock also won the Group 2 VRC Blamey Stakes (1600m) at Flemington and finished second in the Group 1 Thorndon Mile (1600m) at Trentham.


Tavistock’s yearlings sold for up to $270,000 at the Karaka Yearling Sales this year and his progeny’s average price was $130,000 for ten yearlings sold.


“He is an exciting colt,” said Keith Hawtin.


“With is conformation and pedigree the prospects are greatly enhanced to develop into an excellent racehorse.”


A 10% share in the colt is available for $9,500 and this price includes breaking in.  The colt is eligible to run in the 2014 Karaka Million.


There are only 7 shares available.


Inquiries are welcome to Keith and Brendon Hawtin at 021 441 367.