Sire: Tivaci

Colour: Bay

Dam: Zambezi

Sex: Colt

Age: 1

Foaled: Oct 22, 2019

Country: New Zealand

Trainer: John Bateman


Price:$1,931.82 + GST (2.5%)

“This is a late October foal so you can imagine how much he’s going to grow and develop over the next 12 months. I guarantee you won’t recognise him. He already stands over plenty of ground and has a great walk on him.”

John Bateman


Key factors


  • Group 1 winning son of the breed-shaping HIGH CHAPARRAL (also sire of SO YOU THINK, DUNDEEL & TORONADO)
  • The only horse by HIGH CHAPARRAL in the world to have won a Group 1 below 1600m (All Aged Stakes 1400m)
  • The only horse by HIGH CHAPARRAL in the world to have won a stakes race over 1000m
  • First two crops have sold for up to $500k


  • 2 x winner up to 2200m, by the legendary ZABEEL
  • Thrown four winners from four foals to race including Group performer ZAMBEZI WARRIOR & Rosehill winner NYAMI
  • Half-sister to multiple stakes winner ALL IN VOGUE & daughter of 3 x Group 1 winner TALL POPPY


  • HIGH CHAPARRAL sireline x ZABEEL cross = 26 winners (including Group 1 winner THINK IT OVER & Group winner NIMALEE)




Foaled 22nd October 2019

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
TIVACI (AUS) KasoraDarshaan
2012BrecciaFastnet RockDanehill
  Luna TudorMilitary Plume
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
ZAMBEZI (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2005Tall PoppyKaapstadSir Tristram
  Fun on the RunRacing is Fun

TIVACI (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2017). 6 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$992,250, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, Sunshine Coast Guineas, Gr.3, VRC Kensington S., L, 2d VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.2, UCI S., L, 3d VRC Cantala S., Gr.1, MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, 4th ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, BRC Fred Best Classic, Gr.3. Out of a half-sister to SW Allez Wonder (MRC Toorak H., Gr.1) and SW Pretty Pins. Sire of the placegetters Coyote, Craving, Police, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

ZAMBEZI, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 1600m, 2200m in NZ. Three-quarter-sister to Base, Deacon, half-sister to ALL IN VOGUE. This is her sixth foal. Dam of four foals to race, all winners-

Zambezi Warrior (g. by Pentire). 4 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$75,200, A$30,000, Counties RC Mount Shop H., 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.2, BRC Premier's Cup, Gr.3, 3d Waikato Cup, Gr.3, ARC Philips Lighting H., League 4 Life Foundation H., 4th BRC Chairman's H., Gr.3.

Nyami (g. by Charm Spirit). 3 wins from 1350m to 1800m, A$91,380, in 2020-21, ATC TAB H., 2d ATC Drinkwise P., 3d ATC Sky Racing Active H., Hall Chadwick H.

Betty Blooms (f. by O'Reilly). 2 wins at 1200m, 1500m, A$86,970, to 2020-21, 2d ATC Grunt at Yulong Australia H., Sky Racing Active H., TAB Rewards P., 3d ATC TAB H., Schweppes H.

Lincoln's Command (g. by Pentire). Winner at 1550m in NZ.


2nd dam

TALL POPPY, by Kaapstad. 11 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$465,325, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1, ARC Racehorse Owners' Federation Trophy, Gr.2, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Manawatu Breeders' S., L, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, Avondale JC FAI H., Hawkes Bay Eric Wishart Memorial H., Taranaki RC Lamberts Business Centre H., 2d Levin S.H., L, 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC King's P., Gr.3, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, Cambridge JC Deputy Governor H., 4th ARC The Oaks Stud Trophy, Gr.2. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

ALL IN VOGUE (Pins). 7 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$184,785, A$18,375, CJC Warstep S., L, Wanganui Cup, L, Hawkes Bay Windsor Park Stud H., 2d Manawatu Breeders, Gr.3, New Zealand St Leger, L, Waverley Cup, 3d Matamata RC Kaimai S., L, Taranaki RC Oaks Prelude, L, Ipswich Cup, L, Manawatu RC Summer Cup.

Holiday Sun. 7 wins at 1400m, 1650m, NZ$30,000, HK$4,477,375 in NZ and HK, HKJC Cheong Ming H., Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong Cup, Ho Sheung Heung H., High Island H., Fife H., Ping Kong H., 2d HKJC Pak Wo H., Pitt H., 3d HKJC Club Street H., Queen's Road East H., Grass Island H.-twice.

(The Real) Rokocoko. 5 wins from 1400m to 2200m, Waikato RC Montana H., BTC Hardy Brothers H., 2d QTC No Racing Without Owners H., BTC Lexus RX400H Cup H., Breakfast Creek Cricket Club H., WRC RGL Gaming Juvenile H., 3d ARC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance 3YO H., Qld Tatt's RC Hamilton Hotel H., BTC Watpac H., QTC Annette R Cramp H.


3rd dam

FUN ON THE RUN, by Racing is Fun. Third top filly on The 1991-92 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 18 wins from 1400m to 2050m, NZ$530,770, WRC Jarden Mile, Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3, Cambridge JC Dulcie S., Gr.3, ARC King's P., L, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Manawatu Challenge S., L-twice, Manawatu Breeders' S., L, Egmont RC Evergreen S., L, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, HBJC Singleton Mortland H., 2d WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, ARC Clifford P., Gr.2, Cambridge JC Dulcie S., Gr.2, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.2, ARC Clifford P., Gr.3, Cambridge JC Dulcie S., Gr.3, ARC King's P., L, WRC Anniversary H., L, 4th HBJC Byerley Thoroughbred S., L. Half-sister to FRENETIC (dam of MUSTAAGEL). Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

TALL POPPY (Kaapstad). 11 wins. See above.

Tall Story. Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of-

What's the Story (Savabeel). 2 wins at 1200m, 2100m, NZ$150,100, A$20,000, ARC Rutherford Rede H., 2d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1.

Base (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$223,801, MRC Visvanathan Memorial P., MVRC TEAC Tour of Victoria Final H., MRC Manhattan Rain at Arrowfield Stud H., 2d SAJC Lord Reims S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.2, ATC Queen's Cup, Gr.3.

Trolley Dolly. Unraced. Dam of-

Deacon (Zabeel). 11 wins from 1300m to 2200m, A$270,450, BRC Cullen H., Rohrig H., Geebung Zillmere RSL Club H., BTC Choices Champion H., Qld Tatt's RC Hardy Brothers Jewellers H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L.

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