Sire: Valixir

Dam: Tavette

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Sep 6th, 2009

Country: Australia

Silks: Purple, Yellow Chevron And Striped Sleeves, Hooped Cap


A F Gay, Dr A C Gay & Mrs S M Gay

Career Record: 21-6-2-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    28.6 %
  • Place
    19.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2009

SireTrempolinoSharpen UpAtan
VALIXIR (IRE) TrephineViceregal
DamVettoriMachiavellianMr. Prospector
TAVETTE (AUS) Air DistingueSir Ivor
2000Te AkauJugahNorthern Dancer
  Princess PhoenixThree Legs

VALIXIR (IRE) (Bay 2001-Stud 2007). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, Longchamp Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1. Sire of 105 rnrs, 49 wnrs, inc. SW Lethal Jones (WATC Melvista S., L), SP Tron General, Bessano and of Harlequin's Gold, Dixie Melody - Peace n Prosperity (H.K.), Bronte Express, Budget Bender, Nesbo, Moment to Remember, The Other Guy, Rapa Nui, Soft Angel, Fly Till Dawn, Seasonal, Golden Rule, Lucky Elixir, Percivale, Royal Event, etc.


1st dam

TAVETTE, by Vettori. Winner at 1300m, 2d MRC Sweet Nell H., 3d MVRC TROA H. Half-sister to Celtic Trial, Jayemzed. Dam of four foals, three to race, inc:-

Nesbo (g. by Valixir). 4 wins. See below.

King Pendragon (g. by Choisir). Placed, 2d HKJC Nam Kok H.


2nd dam

TE AKAU, by Jugah. Unraced. Half-sister to STEEL PHOENIX, Shu' Shu' Lara (dam of MISS STEELE). Dam of 11 named foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

Celtic Trial (Celtic Swing). 12 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$343,800, BTC Lexus Pursuit H., Mater Medical Research Institute H., MVRC Dismo H., Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Members' Cup, QTC QRSE Defence Forces H., Zamoff Welter H., GPO Hotel H., BTC Northern City Finance H., Alf Said - The Good Guys H., QTC River 94.9 & The Exchange Hotel H., Mercedes-Benz A-Class H., 2d QTC Sir Edward Williams H., L, BTC Leading Hotels of the World H., QTC Aqueduct H., Romantic Dream H., 3d BTC QRSE Cafe One H., QTC Queensland Irish Association Cup H., BTC Alex J Saunders Valuations H., Noyes Test Equipment H., QTC Graeme Iggo H.

Jayemzed (Lion Cavern). 5 wins to 1400m, A$93,850, MRC St Jude H., Rogilla H., 2d MRC Anniversary Vase, L, 3d MRC Moorabbin Timber H., MVRC Tabaret After the Last H. Sire.

The Cavern Club. 6 wins from 1200m to 1700m, A$84,500, QTC Paris Lane H., Vote in Person or By Proxy H., 2d BTC City Pacific Finance H., XXXX Gold H., Joli Boutique H., RSL Girl in a Million Raceday H., QTC Lyndhurst Stud H., 3d BTC SITA H., Aspley Leagues Club H., QTC XXXX Bitter H., Sir Wisp H., Arwon H.

Ladra. 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m, TTC Lockwood Australia P., Brave Trespasser P., 2d TRC Jack Blake P., TTC Red Tornado H.

Tavette. Winner. See above.

Dancing Phoenix. 7 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Triple Tease. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust.


3rd dam

PRINCESS PHOENIX, by Three Legs. 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m, VATC Glenferrie H., 2d MVRC Flight Deck H., VATC Lowland H. Half-sister to Tsavo. Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

STEEL PHOENIX (Nassipour). 8 wins from 1300m to 2600m, A$663,335, AJC Chairman's H., Gr.2, Chairman's H., Gr.3, STC Canterbury Cup, Gr.3, VATC Lord S., L, VRC Shaftesbury Avenue H., MVRC Anthony's Hair & Beauty H., 2d AJC St Leger, Gr.2, 3d STC NE Manion Cup, Gr.3, Sky High S., L, Drake Overload H., VATC John Simpson H., Ballarat TC Gold Nugget, 4th STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3, Canterbury Cup, Gr.3, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, VRC Rising Star S., L, STC Sky High S., L.

Shu' Shu' Lara. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

MISS STEELE (Statue of Liberty). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$378,075, SAJC Proud Miss S., Gr.3, MVRC Sportingbet 2YO H., City Jeep H., Epworth Medical Imaging H., 3d VRC Victoria Carbine Club 2YO P., MRC Citiopera P. H., Mitsubishi Electric Superscreen Launch P., 4th SAJC William Hill Classic, Gr.1, MVRC Typhoon Tracy S., Gr.3, SAJC Proud Miss S., Gr.3.

Ponziani. Unraced. Dam of-

Caissa (Magic of Money). 10 wins to 1300m, A$157,550, STC Golden Slipper Festival Flying Welter H., 2d Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L, BTC Sizzler Surf 'n' Turf H., 3d AJC Expressway S., Gr.2, Clarence Hotel Petersham H., BTC Fresh Green Optigrass H., 4th AJC Show County H., L, Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L.

It's All Money (Magic of Money). 6 wins from 1100m to 1600m, 577,432Rgt. in Malaysia, Selangor TC Kelang Silver Bowl, 3d Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L, Perak TC Coronation Cup, L, Astro Wah Lai Toi Charity Cup, Selangor TC Class 1&2 H., 4th Perak TC Coronation Cup, L, Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L. Producer.

Think Money (Danehill Dancer). Placed, A$208,265, 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, MRC Perri Cutten P., AJC 2YO H., Ausure Insurance Newcastle H., 3d Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, MVRC Spotlight H., AJC Rosedale Park H., Chanteclair H., STC Love Vintage 2YO H., 4th VRC Oaks, Gr.1.


Race Record: 14 Starts 4-2-2 A$109,455.

4 wins from 1200m to 1700m, A$109,455, to 2015-16, VRC Straight Draw H., 2d MRC BMW H., Pakenham RC National Jockeys Trust H., 3d MRC Spinal Cord Injury Network Christmas Cup, Sale TC Eastcoast Plumbing Group Maffra H.