Tavistock X Crimson

Tavistock X Crimson

Sire: Tavistock

Dam: Crimson

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Oct 17th, 2016

Country: New Zealand

Trainer's Name: John Thompson

Horse Description:


2.5% - $5,250

5% - $10,500

10% - $21,000

  • Bred on the potent TAVISTOCK x ZABEEL cross (G1 winners WERTHER & TARZINO among 9 other stakes performers)
  • Dam won Group races from 1600-2100m & has thrown 6 winners from 7 raced foals inc ABIDEWITHME, MISS SCARLATTI & A FAIRY'S KISS (dam of $1 million plus earner DESTINY'S KISS)
  • "I can't wait for this horse to fill out his big frame. He's the type Bart (Cummings) would come home from New Zealand with." - trainer John Thompson

Breaking-in footage taken February 2018:





Foaled 17th October 2016

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
TAVISTOCK (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2005UpstageQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  PedestalHigh Line
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
CRIMSON (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
1994Bourbon LassieMellayNever Say Die
  Bourbon LassBourbon Prince

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 225 rnrs, 145 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. Werther (HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1), Tarzino, Tavago, Volkstok'n'barrell, Tavidream - Circuit Glory (H.K.), Hasselhoof, Hiflyer, Tomelilla, Gobstopper, Pacorus, Infantry, Avisto, Longchamp, Nymph Monte, Won Won Too, Tavy, Titanium, SP Milseain, Salsamor, etc.


1st dam

CRIMSON, by Zabeel. Third top filly on The 1997-98 NZ 3YO Free H. 5 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$162,200, ARC Championship S., Gr.2, Waikato Guineas, Gr.3, Waikato RC Hamilton Veterinary Services H., ARC Ancare Star Belle Classic, 2d Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Hunter Country H. Half-sister to OMNICORP, PHAROSTAN, BOURBON BOY. This is her twelfth living foal. Dam of seven foals to race, six winners-

ABIDEWITHME (f. by Redoute's Choice). 9 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$416,200, A$63,750, to 2016-17, BOP RC Tauranga S., Gr.2, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, WRC Anniversary H., L, MRC Cape Grim Beef P., ARC Augusta Capital H., New Zealand Herald H., Hallmark Yearlings 3YO Mile, 2d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, ARC Westbury Classic, Gr.3, Sofitel Luxury Hotels S., Gr.3, 3d WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, ARC Blue Bubble Taxis H., 4th Hawkes Bay Makfi Challenge S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, ARC Westbury Classic, Gr.3.

MISS SCARLATTI (f. by Stravinsky). 2 wins at 1200m, 1800m, A$379,780, VRC Super Impose S., L, 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, 3d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, Wellington Racing Club S., L, 4th SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L. Dam of-

Rosso Corsa. 2 wins at 1800m to 2017-18, 3d Waikato RC Long Acres Breaking H.

Fair Isle. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Maestro. Winner at 1400m in NZ.

A Fairy's Kiss (f. by Stravinsky). 4 wins from 1200m to 1650m, A$106,200, AJC Candy Shop Cabramatta H., BTC Carlton Draught H., QTC Just Now H., 2d AJC Redcap H., BTC Northern City Finance P., Network 10 P., Northern City Finance H., QTC Mercherie H., STC Winning Edge Presentations H., 3d Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L, BTC Vision Global Solutions H. Dam of-

DESTINY'S KISS (Power of Destiny). 18 wins from 1500m to 3200m, A$1,416,168, to 2017-18, Wyong Gold Cup, L, Gosford Gold Cup, L, ATC WJ McKell Cup, L, Christmas Cup, L, City Tattersalls Club Cup, L, Winter Cup, L, Australia Day Cup, L-twice, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersalls Club Cup, L, ATC Stayers' Cup, Sydney Banana Wholesales H., Dunkirk H., MRC Sportingbet H., The Cove Hotel H., MRC (Mornington) Centrebet H., Austral Insulation H., Download the Centrebet App H., MVRC Cannonpatemanmahermills S., 2d ATC Winter Cup, L, WJ McKell Cup, L, Sydney City Toyota H., MRC Ahern's at Highways After the Last H., 3d ATC Summer Cup, Gr.3, Gosford Cup, L-twice, ATC Australia Day Cup, L, Winter Cup, L, Lord Mayor's Cup, L, Tattersalls Club Cup, L-twice, TAB Rewards December H., Stayer's Cup, Filante H., Tommy Hill Memorial H., MVRC Drummond Golf H., 4th ATC Sky High S., Gr.3, Southern Cross S., Gr.3, Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3, ATC Cup, L, Premier's Cup, L.

Emerald City. 8 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$327,450, to 2016-17, BRC St Vincent's & Mount Olivet H., Bob Gregg 60th Birthday H., ATC All Too Hard at Vinery H., Hyland Race Colours H., BRC Deppro H., Brave for BCNA H., 2d BRC Mandate H., ATC TAB Quaddie H., 3d ATC Tab.com.au H., TAB Rewards H.

Bon Equus. 5 wins from 1500m to 2350m, A$129,430, to 2017-18, 3d ATC Bowerman Office Furniture H., Pluck at Vinery H.

Think Straight. Winner at 1500m in 2017-18, 3d ATC Australian Turf Club P.

Ogre. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust.

Shake it - Beneficial (H.K.) (g. by Stravinsky). 3 wins from 1150m to 1600m, ARC Lindauer Brut Cuvee H., 2d ARC Riv Bars & Cafe H., Sophos Computer Security H., CJC Atlantic Pacific American Express H., Winning Edge Presentations H., 3d CJC Live Sport 1260AM H., ARC Lindauer Brut Cuvee H.

Gogra Gogra (g. by Stravinsky). 2 wins at 1600m, 1900m, ATC Guineas Restaurant H., 2d ATC Hurstville Private H., 3d ATC Watsons Bay H.

Celadon (f. by Danehill). 2 wins at 2, VRC Ralph Lane 2YO H. Dam of-

Kangxi. 3 wins from 1100m to 1600m in Aust.

Crystal Skye. 2 wins at 1100m, 1600m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Discern. 2 wins at 1600m, 2400m to 2016-17 in Aust.

Greener. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in Aust.

Ameridon - Taro San (Sing.). Winner at 2 in 2016-17 in Aust, 2d Singapore TC Hello New York S., Cash Luck S., 3d Singapore TC Novice P.

Jingtai. Winner at 2 in Aust.

Crimson Cat - One on One (Sing.) (g. by One Cool Cat). Placed, 2d Singapore TC Class 5 H., 3d Singapore TC Class 5 H.