Inductee Horse Tail Project

The NZ Racing Hall of Fame has some wonderful equine and people inductees.

The NZ Racing Hall of Fame was set up to honour horse racing and breeding’s elite performers and our mandate is to maintain a history of our inductees which is accessible to people in a digital and physical presence.

A recent project has been to obtain pieces of tail from living equine inductees, outstanding progeny of equine inductees or outstanding horses trained, ridden or bred by people inductees.

This project will result in a special display for a future equine museum and will include tail from world-class horses with a New Zealand connection such as Carbine and Winx.

To date the following pieces of tail have been obtained for the following inductees:

Racehorses

Carbine - self

Ethereal- self

Horlicks – son Brew winner of Melbourne Cup (G1)

Might and Power- self

So You Think – self and dam Triassic

Sunline - self

Breeding Horses

Sir Tristram – son Brew winner of the Melbourne Cup (G1)

Zabeel – son Savabeel – winner of Cox Plate (G1) and Champion Stallion

Breeders

Gary Chittick – studmaster of stallions Savabeel and Ocean Park – both winners of Cox Plate (G1).

Sir Patrick Hogan – co-breeder of Octagonal – winner of ten Group 1 races

Trainers

Colin Jillings – trainer of The Phantom Chance winner of Cox Plate (G1).

Graeme Rogerson – trainer of Savabeel – winner of Cox Plate (G1) and Champion Stallion

Chris Waller – trainer of Winx – World Champion racehorse

The picture below shows Chris Luoni – Chairman accepting Winx’s horsetail from her co-owner Debbie Kepitis at the recent NZ Bloodstock May Sale