One to Watch – Canberra

Tara Madgwick - Friday January 22

Savabeel gave us a ‘One to Watch’ on Thursday and another on Friday with an impressive debut juvenile winner from the powerful Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable.

Sent to Canberra for her first start following some nice efforts in recent barrier trials, Tilianam was sent out favourite and cruised home to win by two lengths.


A $270,000 Karaka Book 1 purchase for her trainers from the Waikato Stud draft, Tilianam is a three-quarter sister -in-blood to Group II winner Splurge and is the second winner from Spending, a stakes-placed full sister to Group winners Shopaholic and Packing Pins.

Waikato Stud will offer the full brother to Tilianam as Lot 138 and he is pictured below,

Lot 138



Race Result - John McGrath Auto Group Hcp 1000m

Canberra Track: Good(3) Time: 0:58.06
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: Q Krogh 56
2f Savabeel (AUS) x Spending (NZ) (Pins (AUS))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $270,000
V:Waikato Stud Ltd
B: Gai Waterhouse / Adrian Bott
Baden Road
T: J G Sargent J: Mitchell Bell 56
2f Brazen Beau (AUS) x Military Operation (AUS) (All American (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Edinburgh Park, Wingham, NSW
B: Rick Connolly Bloodstock
MM National Weanling Sale $160,000
V:Edinburgh Park Wingham NSW
B: Mitchell Bloodstock (FBAA)
Loose Love
T: Todd Smart J: Aaron Sweeney 56.5
2g Turn Me Loose (NZ) x Exclusive Love (USA) (Bernstein (USA))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $30,000
V:Aquis Farm Operations, Murrurundi
B: Todd Smart Horse Racing
State Capital
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: S Guymer 58
2c Capitalist (AUS) x Delphic (AUS) (Street Cry (IRE))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $375,000
V:Milburn Creek, Wildes Meadow, NSW
B: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing/Mt Hallowell Stud
Delightful Denni
T: Michelle Ritchie J: Brock Ryan 56
2f Denman (AUS) x Special Mention (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Astern's Girl
T: T Sergi J: Ms K Nisbet 56
2f Astern (AUS) x Muscovado (AUS) (Big Brown (USA))
Keynes Time
T: G P Vella J: Simon Miller 58
2g Capitalist (AUS) x Peppermint Patty (AUS) (Denman (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $50,000
V:Newhaven Park, Boorowa
B: G Vella
Inglis Great Southern Sale - Weanlings $60,000
V:Glastonbury Farms, Scone, NSW
B: Eternity Bloodstock
T: K R Dryden J: B Mc Dougall 56
2f All Too Hard (AUS) x Friendly Donna (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Highway Session $15,000
V:Macquarie Stud, Wellington
B: K Dryden
Tia Karete
T: G P Vella J: P Scorse 58
2g Sweynesse (AUS) x Signorina Svelta (NZ) (Pentire (GB))
Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale $20,000
V:Ohukia Lodge, Cambridge, NZ
B: Vella Lodge
Lunar Ashes
T: Ms S Murray-Leslie J: Ellen Hennessy 54.5
2f Odyssey Moon (AUS) x Yorked (AUS) (Foreplay (AUS))
Stallion Parade
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