Guiseppina (NZ)

Johar (USA)

Battochi (NZ)

Foaled in 2006

Bay Mare

Guiseppina was an extraordinarily talented mare who had the distinction of winning a Group One race at 1200m, while also being adaptable enough to run a narrow second in a Group One over 2000m.

  • Progeny

filly : 29/08/14

Fastnet Rock - Guiseppina (NZ)

Guiseppina began an exciting weekend when delivering her first foal, a filly by Fastnet Rock. The winner of the Group 1 Telegraph Handicap, Guiseppina is a daughter of Battocchi, another prominent Group winner in the Pencarrow stud colours. This filly looks very athletic and should develop into an outstanding prospect.

mare : 29/08/14

Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Guiseppina (NZ)

mare : 10/09/15

Savabeel (AUS) - Guiseppina (NZ)

Guiseppina has created great interest with the delivery of her second foal, a lovely filly by Savabeel. Guiseppina had the distinction of winning a Group One race at 1200m and being narrowly defeated at that level over 2000m. She is a daughter of Battocchi who won the Listed Matriarch Stakes in her racing days. Battocchi is currently represented by the undefeated Moritz Eclipse who has created a strong following in Singapore.

colt : 20/09/16

Savabeel - Guiseppina (NZ)

 One of the highlights of the foaling season has been the arrival of an impressive Savabeel colt from Group one winner Guiseppina. This mare raced in the colours of the stud and won the Telegraph and ran second in the Kelt both at group one level. Pencarrow also raced her dam Battocchi who won the matriach stakes at Flemington.

filly : 04/10/17

Tavistock - Guiseppina (NZ)

 Guiseppina has delivered one of the stars of the season when foaling a lovely filly by proven sire Tavistock. This outstanding racemare won a group one sprint at 1200m and had the distinction of running second in a group one 2040m race. Her first foal is a three year old filly by Fastnet rock and will embark on her racing career from the Ramsey, Ritchie stable.

colt : 01/09/19

Tavistock (NZ) - Guiseppina (NZ)

This striking bay colt by leading sire Tavistock is out of the Group 1 Telegraph Handicap (1200m) winner Guiseppina. She has a US Navy Flag filly foal on the ground, and was bred to Snitzel in 2020.

filly : 11/09/20

U S Navy Flag (USA) - Guiseppina (NZ)

Guiseppina has produced an imposing filly by outstanding sprinter US Navy Flag. Herself a high class racemare, her foal has speed influences on both sides of the pedigree.

colt : 14/10/21

Snitzel (AUS) - Guiseppina (NZ)

Guiseppina has produced one of the highligths of the season when delivering her colt by champion sire Snitzel. Being out of a Telegraph Handicap (Gr1) winner, this colt won't lack speed genes in his pedigree. His progress will be followed with interest




Bay mareFoaled in 2006

SireGone WestMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
1999WindsharpLear FanRoberto
Yes She's SharpSharpen Up
DamSuccess ExpressHold Your PeaceSpeak John
Au PrintempsDancing Champ

JOHAR (USA) (1999). 6 wins, Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1. Sire of 340 rnrs, 233 wnrs, 16 SW, inc. Guiseppina (WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1), Joha, Ayahuasca, Folding Gear, Fazzle, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Sail By, Living Legend, Ticonderoga, Tinkalicious, Forsa Eclipse, Irish Songs, SP Squared Shady, Best You Ever Seen, Inside Out and of Sergeant Silva, Trilli, Signum, Draft Day, Leave it to Me, Coill Na Sionainne, Jacobite Prince, Tamahine, etc.


1st dam

BATTOCCHI, by Success Express. 4 wins from 1200m to 2200m, NZ$10,400, A$139,440, VRC Matriarch S., L, Ballarat Cup, L, VATC Weary Dunlop Research H., Avondale JC Hughes & Cossar H., 2d VATC Charles Kerville H., Mighty Kingdom H., Waikato RC Calder & Lawson 3YO H., 3d MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, 4th Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Dam of eleven foals, ten to race, nine winners, inc:-

GUISEPPINA (f. by Johar). 6 wins. See below.

Micken (g. by Darci Brahma). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, 2d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Per Incanto at LA Stud H., VRC LV Lachal H., BRC Bundaberg Rum H., CJC Racecourse Hotel Motor Lodge H., Win a Ford Focus Pin & Win H., Marton JC Coombe Smith Chartered Accountants H., 3d BRC Carlton Draught P., MVRC City Jeep H.

Bibulous (g. by Faltaat). 3 wins at 1400m, Waikato RC Curraghmore Stud H., 3d ARC Singer Group H.

Waterford's Dream (g. by Carnegie). Winner at 1400m, 2d ARC Stella Artois H., 3d Avondale JC Waimauku Landscape Supplies H.

Moritz Eclipse (g. by Darci Brahma). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, S$264,109, Singapore TC Big Maverick S., Novice S., Class 3 H., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Phenom S., Class 3 H., Class 4 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Plentiful Money S.

Victory Anthem (g. by Darci Brahma). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$75,508 in Aust.

Dylan (g. by Darci Brahma). 3 wins at 1200m, Singapore TC Initiation P., Kranji D S.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Celebrations S., Kranji D S., Super Racer S., Class 4 H.-3 times, 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

La Taverna (g. by Tale of the Cat). 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m in NZ.

Tully Tocchi (f. by Woodman). Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Happy Valentine. Winner at 1200m, 3d MRC Polytrack H.

Surzeal. 7 wins from 2000m to 3200m, A$90,395 in Aust.

Fated (c. by Darci Brahma). Placed at 3, 2d Singapore TC Newbury Racing Stable S.


2nd dam

AVANT, by Imposing. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m in NZ. Half-sister to TRAPPINGS, RECORD BREAKER. Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

BATTOCCHI (Success Express). 4 wins. See above.

Awave. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Swing the Cat. 3 wins from 5½f to 8½f, US$100,096, NZ$14,600, Hollywood Park Allowance, 3d ARC Mercedes Super Bonus Fillies' Prelude, Waikato RC Bunting in the Morning Juvenile H., WRC Mercedes Super Bonus Juvenile Fillies H. Dam of-

Strong Response (State City). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 6½f, US$139,832, 2d Fair Grounds Van Berg S., L.

Polyana. Raced once. Dam of-

(SIR) STATHAM (Danroad). 6 wins at 1150m, 1200m, NZ$156,225, A$4,000, ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, Pandoro Panatteria H., Waikato RC Ruby's Nanny's Birthday H., 2d ARC Newmarket H., L, Counties Bowl H., L, Taranaki RC Coca Cola Dash H., Waikato RC Hamilton Building Supplies H., Matamata RC Russell & Yvonne Green Memorial H., 3d Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Whangarei RC New Zealand Bloodstock Finance Sprint H., ARC Ray White City Realty H., 4th ARC Concorde H., Gr.3-twice, BRC Chief de Beers H., L.

The Banchee. Unraced. Dam of-

THE POOKA (Tobougg). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$486,675, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Waikato Stud Breeders of the Decade H., CJC Christchurch Casino 3YO H., 2d Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, RL, CJC Trevinos Bar & Restaurant H., Taranaki RC Nicholas Finance H., 3d Counties Challenge S., L, Manawatu RC Totally Vets H., ARC Barfoot & Thompson H., 4th Hawkes Bay Stoney Bridge S., Gr.1.

Pooka's Sister (Tobougg). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, Taranaki RC Brand X H., 2d Foxton RC Castletown S., L, Taranaki RC Mr Nancho at Linwood Park H.


Race Record:

6 wins to 1400m, NZ$369,913, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Manawatu RC Flying H., L, Levin S., L, 2d Hawkes Bay Spring Classic, Gr.1, PGG Wrightson East Coast H., 3d Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, 4th Hawkes Bay Windsor Park P., Gr.1, Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1.


Produce Record: Dam of four named foals, two to race.

2014 f. Giammetti, by Fastnet Rock. Raced twice.

2015 f. Peppino, by Savabeel. Unraced.

2016 c. by Savabeel.

2017 f. Maria Grazia, by Tavistock. Unraced.

2019 g. Tavi Time, by Tavistock. Winner at 1250m in 2022-23 in Aust.

2020 f. by U S Navy Flag.

2021 c. by Snitzel.


Not served in 2017.

Served by Bivouac. Date of last service, 01.12.2022.