Posavina (NZ)

Tiger Hill (IRE)

Dance My Dance (IRE)

Foaled in 2006

Bay Mare Currently In Foal To: Almanzor (FR)

Posavina had her racing highlight winning the Group Three Lowland Stakes (2100m) at Hastings. She produced a dominant front running display to defeat subsequent New Zealand Oaks winner Keep The Peace.
Posavina's colt by American Pharoah sold for $575,000 at the 2020 Karaka Yearling sales.

  • Progeny

mare : 20/09/14

Bel Esprit (AUS) - Posavina (NZ)

Posavina excelled in her racing career winning the Group 3 Desert Gold stakes with a dashing front-running display. She has excelled again with the delivery of an outstanding Bel Esprit filly. This foal has good scope with ample bone and muscle to complement her frame. Posavina has let down into a lovely quality mare. Her first foal, a filly by Street Cry, was purchased by Te Akau Racing and is currently in training.

colt : 01/09/17

Ocean Park - Posavina (NZ)

 Posavina has foaled an impressive colt by Ocean Park. This Mare won the Lowland stakes Gr3 defeating Oaks winner Keep the Peace in the process. The family has been to the fore in recent years with the performances of half sister Rasa Lila who won both the Cuddle stakes and the Dulcie stakes during a stellar career.

colt : 21/10/18

American Pharoah (USA) - Posavina (NZ)

Posavina has delivered a very attractive colt by triple crown winner American Pharoah. A wonderful mix of international bloodlines is represented in this foal who has the looks to match his heritage. He is a very exciting prospect for the future. 

colt : 17/11/19

Tivaci (AUS) - Posavina (NZ)

Posavina foaled a very athletic colt by Group One winner Tivaci. This colt carries a duplication of Danehill and Sadler's Wells on both sides of his pedigree, a similar cross to Rasa Lila. Posavina's yearling colt by American Pharaoh was bought by Chris Waller at Karaka for $575,000 in January 2020.

colt : 06/09/21

Too Darn Hot (GB) - Posavina (NZ)

Posavina has delivered an outstanding colt by Too Darn Hot. This colt has plenty of quality combined with good bone and muscle. He has an impressive action and will continue to develop over time.




Bay mareFoaled in 2006

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
1995The FillyAppianiHerbager
Tigress SilverSt Chad
DamSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
Fairy BridgeBold Reason
2000Tis JulietAlydarRaise a Native
My JulietGallant Romeo

TIGER HILL (IRE) (1995). 10 wins, Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1-twice. Sire of 908 rnrs, 515 wnrs, 49 SW, inc. Rewilding, etc. Sire of the dams of 740 rnrs, 386 wnrs, 16 GW, inc. Almandin, Akeed Mofeed, In Swoop, Marabi, Aristia, Princess Zoe, Ito, Salomina, Palace Prince, Atempo, Coral Beach, Fituese, Mugatoo, Wiesenbach, Igraine, Jordan Sport, Bel Aristo, Conte de Fee, Amarena, Frozen Juke, Lucie Manette, etc.


1st dam

DANCE MY DANCE, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Dam of ten named foals, nine to race, four winners, inc:-

RASA LILA (f. by Darci Brahma). 7 wins from 1600m to 2100m, NZ$265,250, A$23,500, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, WRC Cuddle S., Gr.3, ARC Carbine Club Trophy, More FM H., Taranaki RC Metro Direct Inspirations in Glass H., 2d ARC Eagle Technology S., Gr.3, Crombie Lockwood H., Waikato RC Christmas at the Races H., 3d ARC Easter S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Windsor Park P., Gr.1, Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, ARC Dunstan Feeds Championship Final H., MRC Perri Cutten Blue Diamond Fashion Stakes P.

POSAVINA (f. by Tiger Hill). 2 wins. See below.

Luen on Dance Kid (g. by Snitzel). 7 wins at 1200m, 1500m in Macau, 2d Macau Derby Trial, L, Macau SJM Trophy, Ballarat H., 3d Macau Rising Star Cup, L, Spring Trophy, L, Winter Trophy, L, Zamboanga H., Sao Paulo H., 4th Macau Sprint Trophy, L.

Stalking (g. by Van Nistelrooy). 5 wins from 1600m to 2100m in NZ.

Stage Diving (g. by Shocking). Placed in NZ.

Choreography (f. by Volksraad). Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Burgundy Dancer. Winner at 2 in 2020-21, 2d Waikato RC Dylan Johnson Bloodstock 2YO S.

Saltatio (f. by Holy Roman Emperor). Placed at 3 in NZ.

Aterballetto (f. by Stravinsky). Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of-

Our Flying Ace - Arnantara (Sing.) (Darci Brahma). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d Ashburton RC John Grigg S., Gr.3, Singapore TC Class 4 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Pearl Delight. Winner at 1200m in Macau.

Dancing Delight (f. by Danehill). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

TIS JULIET, by Alydar. 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$233,416, Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.1, Santa Anita Allowance, 2d Santa Anita Dark Star H., L, Santa Lucia H., L, 3d Hollywood Park A Gleam H., Gr.2, Silver Belles H., Gr.2. Sister to STELLA MADRID (dam of ISLE DE FRANCE, DIAMOND BIKO), blood-sister to JULIANNUS, half-sister to BOLD JULIE. Dam of 11 named foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Benvolio. 4 wins to 6½f in U.S.A.

Bushy Park. 3 wins at 8½f, US$99,151 in U.S.A. and Canada.

Juliet Tosho. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Japan. Producer.


3rd dam

MY JULIET, by Gallant Romeo. Champion Sprinter in USA in 1976. 24 wins-4 at 2, US$548,859, Aqueduct Vosburgh H., Gr.2, Keystone Cotillion S., Gr.2, Michigan Mile & One-Eighth H., Gr.2, Belmont Vagrancy H., Gr.3, Saratoga Test S., Gr.3, Pimlico Black-Eyed Susan S., Gr.3, Aqueduct Next Move H., L, Churchill Downs Pocahontas S., L, Dogwood S., L, Santa Anita Las Flores H., L, Delaware Park Endine H., L, Laurel Anne Arundel H., L, Monmouth Fair Haven H., L, Ta Wee H., L, Ak-Sar-Ben Princess S., L, Keystone Doylestown H., L, Neshaminy H., L, 2d Santa Anita San Carlos H., Gr.2, Keeneland Ashland S., Gr.3, Ak-Sar-Ben Omaha Gold Cup, Gr.3, 3d Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.2, Churchill Downs La Troienne S., L, 4th Kentucky Oaks, Gr.2. Sister to Princess Juliet (dam of JULIANNUS, JULIE THE FLAPPER), three-quarter-sister to READYFOURSHOES (dam of SHOE'S FIRST SHOE), Romeo's Coquette (dam of BILLY SUE'S RIB), half-sister to LYPHARD'S SPECIAL, Embarrassed, My Potters (dam of WINONA), New Trends, Our Paige (dam of MR. PEREGRINE), Buper Dance (dam of IRISH DANCE). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

STELLA MADRID (Alydar). 6 wins-4 at 2-from 5f to 1m, US$712,097, Belmont Matron S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ISLE DE FRANCE (Nureyev). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2500m, 796,000fr., US$181,864 in France and U.S.A, Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, 2d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1. Dam of-

Jabbara. 3 wins at 5f, 6f in GB. Dam of-

EUCHEN GLEN (Authorized). 12 wins from 1¼m to 2m, £466,648, to 2021, Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, Newbury St Simon S., Gr.3.

Star Isle. 2 wins at 1000m in Japan. Dam of-

MIKKI ISLE (Deep Impact). Champion Sprinter & Miler in Japan in 2016. 8 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, 529,481,000¥, Kyoto Mile Championship, Gr.1. Sire.

Asterix. Raced once. Dam of-

AEROLITHE (Kurofune). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, US$350,000, 459,178,000¥, Tokyo NHK Mile Cup, Gr.1, 2d Tokyo Yasuda Kinen, Gr.1-twice.

AKARI (Snitzel). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$321,415, VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club S., L, 3d ATC PJ Bell S., Gr.3.

DIAMOND BIKO (Sunday Silence). Champion Older Female in Japan in 2002. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, 333,619,000¥, Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba Tokubetsu, L. Producer.

Refinement. Raced twice. Dam of-

LILACS AND LACE (Flower Alley). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$350,300, Keeneland Ashland S., Gr.1. Dam of-

LUCKY LILAC (Orfevre). Champion 2YO Filly in Japan in 2017. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1600m to 2200m, HK$4,400,000, 737,467,000¥, Hanshin Osaka Hai, Gr.1.

Social Savvy. Raced twice. Dam of-

STELLA MARK (Benchmark). 6 wins from 7f to 8½f, US$315,924, Hollywood Park Tiznow S., L, 3d Lone Star Park H., Gr.3.

Stella Maris. Unraced. Dam of-

BARNARD LOOP (Lord Kanaloa). 3 wins at 1800m, 1850m, Sonoda Hyogo Championship, L.

Air Rag Doll. Unraced. Dam of-

Air Jinx. Unplaced. Dam of-

Bear Fruit. Winner at 1200m in Japan. Dam of-

CRAZY ACCEL (Roses in May). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1900m, 85,695,000¥, Funabashi Queen Sho, L.

TIS JULIET (Alydar). 3 wins. See above.

BOLD JULIE (Bold Forbes). 4 wins at 6f, Keystone Spring Valley H., L. Dam of-

Wild Almond. 2 wins at 1000m in South Africa. Dam of-

GENERAL SHERMAN (Strike Smartly). 5 wins from 1200m to 1800m, R415,600, Turffontein Wolf Power H., L, Drum Star H., L.

Blue Ground. Winner at 2 in South Africa. Dam of-

KIMBERLEY MINE (Fort Wood). Champion Older Classic Female in South Africa in 2000-01. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2400m, US$6,720, R642,775, Gosforth Park Challenge S., Gr.1.

Just Juliet. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Just Fly. 5 wins from 1200m to 1700m in Germany. Dam of-

JUST WONDER (Hernando). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, €17,900, US$271,889 in France and U.S.A, Hollywood Park Cinema H., Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Park Charles Whittingham Memorial H., Gr.1.

JUST TIME (Emperor Jones). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m in Germany, Cologne Europa Sprint, L, 2d Cologne Kolner Sprint Preis, L.

My Succession. Unraced. Dam of-

My Green. Unplaced. Dam of-

My Discovery. 3 wins at 1000m in Japan. Dam of-

T M JINSOKU (Kurofune). 9 wins at 1700m, 1800m, 308,130,000¥, Chukyo Tokai TV Hai Tokai S., Gr.2, 2d Chukyo Champions Cup, Gr.1.


Race Record:

2 wins at 1600m, 2100m, Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3, 3d Counties RC Franklin Long Roofing H.


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

2012 f. Portia, by Street Cry. Unraced.

2014 f. Podravina, by Bel Esprit. 5 wins from 1400m to 1600m, NZ$102,910, Counties RC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H., ARC Go Racing Syndications H., BOP RC Almanzor at Cambridge H., 2d ARC Royal Descent S., BOP RC Magic Talk-Peter Williams H., Rotorua RC Laser Electrical H., 3d Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders S., L, Hawkes Bay Vet Services Hawkes Bay H.

2017 c. by Ocean Park. Died.

2018 g. Segantini, by American Pharoah. Raced once.

2019 c. by Tivaci.

2021 c. by Too Darn Hot.


Missed in 2013, 2015; slipped in 2016; not served in 2019.

Served by Almanzor.