Overview

Noverre

A Group 1-winning son of Savabeel and Waikato Stud’s newest stallion addition.

Service Fee $10,000 + GST (LFG)

An exceptional type, Noverrre was a NZ$800,000 yearling purchase for Te Akau Racing principal David Ellis at the 2020 New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale at Karaka, topping the Waikato Stud draft that year.

After finishing second on debut as a 2-year-old over 1200m, he broke his maiden three weeks later. He won the G3 War Decree Stakes (1600m) in late October, before displaying a scintillating burst to go from last to first in the G1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas at Riccarton, assuring his position on the Waikato Stud roster.

“From the moment I saw him as a yearling, Noverre was a colt we had to have,” said Ellis. “He was as close to perfect as one would see in a yearling. He was an incredible athlete, with a deep girth and quality head.

“Right from day one he showed us he was special. He put in a freakish effort in the 2000 Guineas, giving them a start at the turn and beating them way he did.

“He’s right up there with the best Te Akau have trained.”

Noverre is the first-named foal out of the Group 3-winning 2-year-old Magic Dancer (Rip Van Winkle), herself a daughter of multiple 2-year-old stakes winner Dazzling Belle (Desert Sun).

Magic Dancer has returned to Savabeel every season since producing Noverre in 2018, such was the impression he left on the team at Waikato Stud as a young colt. Another three colts have followed, including the latest yearling to sell, which made $950,000 at the 2022 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale. Magic Dancer is in foal again to the Champion sire.

“We are absolutely delighted to be standing this talented and classy colt,” said Mark Chittick. “It’s pretty special for us to have Noverre join his legendary sire Savabeel on the roster and believe me, picking his heir apparent was not a decision we have taken lightly.”

“Savabeel showed speed and precocity as a racehorse, as did his dam, and I believe these were crucial ingredients in his success as a stallion. Noverre has the same profile, as a smart 2-year-old out of a fast dam and grandam, all with their share of juvenile ability,” said Chittick.

“He’s a big, strapping, dark horse, like his sire, and possibly even better-looking than Savabeel. He has let down into an absolutely beautiful horse, both physically and mentally.”

Noverre stands for his first season at stud in 2022 for $10,000 + GST, live foal guarantee.

Mark Chittick

Studmaster

Mark Chittick
+64 21 433 252
mark@waikatostud.co.nz

Mike Rennie

Breeding
Consultant

Mike Rennie
+64 21 433 073
mike@waikatostud.co.nz

Pedigree

Noverre Pedigree

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Mark Chittick

Studmaster

Mark Chittick
+64 21 433 252
mark@waikatostud.co.nz

Mike Rennie

Breeding
Consultant

Mike Rennie
+64 21 433 073
mike@waikatostud.co.nz

Race Record

Noverre Race Record

Stakes Won: NZ$355,150

 

At 2:

  • Palamountains Scientific Nutrition Mdn (1200m beating Martina Diva)

At 3:

  • G3 War Decree S. (1600m beating Field Of Gold and Mackenzie Lad)
  • G1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai 49th New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m beating Meritable and Field Of Gold)

At 2:

  • NZB Insurance Pearl Series Mdn (1200m to Bonny Lass)

At 3:

  • Inglewood Stud Guineas Trial (1400m beating Field Of Gold and Mackenzie Lad)

AGE

RUNS

1st

2nd

3rd

EARNINGS

2

3

1

1

NZ$7,650

3

4

2

1

1

NZ$347,500

TOTALS

7

3

2

1

NZ$355,150

Mark Chittick

Studmaster

Mark Chittick
+64 21 433 252
mark@waikatostud.co.nz

Mike Rennie

Breeding
Consultant

Mike Rennie
+64 21 433 073
mike@waikatostud.co.nz

Stud Record

Noverre Stud Record

 

Horse
Race
Mark Chittick

Studmaster

Mark Chittick
+64 21 433 252
mark@waikatostud.co.nz

Mike Rennie

Breeding
Consultant

Mike Rennie
+64 21 433 073
mike@waikatostud.co.nz

Videos

Noverre Videos

Noverre stands his first season at Waikato Stud

"Noverre - absolutely stunning!"

A G1-winning son of Champion Sire Savabeel, the heir apparent boats class, talent and a rich pedigree.

Introducing Noverre

Introducing G1-winning Noverre to our 2022 Waikato Stud Stallion Roster. The whole team are absolutely delighted to have him back on the farm to join our strong list of stallions and we cannot wait to see the next generation excel on the track, just as he did.

News

Noverre News

13 April 2022

WAIKATO STUD ANNOUNCES 2022 STALLION ROSTER

New Zealand’s leading nursery, Waikato Stud is pleased to announce their stallion roster for the 2022 breeding season.  The roster is headed by the seven-time New Zealand Champion and leading Australasian sire of stakes winners, …

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Mark Chittick

Studmaster

Mark Chittick
+64 21 433 252
mark@waikatostud.co.nz

Mike Rennie

Breeding
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Mike Rennie
+64 21 433 073
mike@waikatostud.co.nz

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Additional Comments

Stallions of Interest

Mark Chittick

Studmaster

Mark Chittick
+64 21 433 252
mark@waikatostud.co.nz

Mike Rennie

Breeding
Consultant

Mike Rennie
+64 21 433 073
mike@waikatostud.co.nz