Catbird (AUS) - Pavan (Centaine)
A grand-daughter of one of Pencarrow Stud’s foundation mares, the Group 1 winner Marmalitre, Almaviva is an un-raced half-sister to the stakes placed Let Loushe (Black Minnaloushe). She has two foals to race. Precisely who has won twice in Singapore and a Pentire filly named Atacama, twice a winner in New Zealand.




Brown mareFoaled in 2002

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
CATBIRD (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
DamCentaineCenturyBetter Boy
PAVAN RainbeamVain
1994MarmalitreWolvertonWolver Hollow
  Tiffany RoseSovereign Edition

CATBIRD (AUS) (1996). 5 wins at 2, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Sire of 615 rnrs, 439 wnrs, 25 SW, inc. Cats Fun (WATC Derby, Gr.1), Green Birdie, Chartreux, etc. Sire of the dams of 452 rnrs, 262 wnrs, 11 SW, inc. Entisaar, Hawkspur, Lady Royale, Catkins, Mystic Prince, Invincible Star, Devil Hawk, Pinch River, Silversands, Real Charm, Atacama, SP Beaumarchais, Wudang Mountain, Al Valore, Alien and of Cabin Fever, Colesberg, Snapchat Girl, Hetty Heights, etc.


1st dam

Pavan, by Centaine. 2 wins at 1900m, 2d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, Waikato RC CKL Surveys H., 3d Cambridge JC Windsor Park Stud H. Half-sister to FELENIC. Dam of ten named foals, nine to race, six winners, inc:-

Let Loushe (g. by Black Minnaloushe). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, A$205,865, MVRC CBUS H., MRC Ark Regal H., Rogilla H., MVRC Legends After the Last H., 2d VRC Century S., L, Blue Ribbon Foundation Sprint H., MVRC Pulse Pharmacy Flying H., 3d MVRC Timbercorp H.

Yours (g. by Van Nistelrooy). 8 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$101,576, Waverley Cup, CJC Winning Edge Presentations H., 2d Waverley Cup, 4th New Zealand Cup, Gr.3.

Sovereign Rose (f. by Pins). 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m, Hawkes Bay Stella Artois Mile.

Bogart (g. by Darci Brahma). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, S$277,838, Singapore TC Initiation P., Novice S., Hello Poland S., Class 3 H., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Always Fast S., Happy Valley Graduation S., Class 3 H., 3d Singapore TC Kranji B S., Canadian Chamber Cup, Class 3 H., Class 4 H.

Tonnere (c. by Tale of the Cat). Winner at 1200m, 3d Wanganui JC Konami H.

Ours (g. by Darci Brahma). Winner at 2100m in 2015-16.

Mai Darko (g. by Darci Brahma). Placed in 2017, 2d Singapore TC Class 5 H., 3d Singapore TC Super Easy S.

Obrahma (g. by Darci Brahma). Placed.

Cash Melody (g. by Elvstroem). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

MARMALITRE, by Wolverton. 5 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$93,850, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, SAJC Laelia S.H., VATC Stubby H., Nepean H. Half-sister to COUTET (dam of ALLEZ SUEZ), SPACECRAFT. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

FELENIC (Cape Cross). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, CJC Warstep S., L, 2d CJC Christchurch Casino Southern Summer Challenge. Producer.

Pavan (Centaine). 2 wins. See above.

Mr. Platinum. 3 wins from 1500m to 1900m, STC Corporate Membership H., Inghams Love'em H., 2d STC De Bortoli Wines Sacred Hill H.

Our Success. 2 wins at 1500m, 1600m, Avondale JC Frank Sing Improvers H. Producer.


3rd dam

TIFFANY ROSE, by Sovereign Edition. Unplaced. Half-sister to MUN LEE, Secrecy, War Cry (dam of DANCING DAZE, FULL NOISE, GENERAL BOOTH). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

MARMALITRE (Wolverton). 5 wins. See above.

COUTET (Nuage d'Or). 6 wins from 1600m to 2600m, Southland RC Invercargill Gold Cup, Gr.3, CJC Les Didham H., Avon City Ford H., Channel 2 Family Day Welter H., Fergies Cantabrian Tavern H., 3d CJC Riccarton Park Function Centre H., Racecourse Hotel H., 4th CJC Great Autumn S.H., L. Dam of-

ALLEZ SUEZ (Canny Lad). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$612,393, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, Matador Bullbars H., City Tatt's RC Club H., QTC Pacific Prince H., GCTC Carbine Club Flying H., 2d Newcastle JC Cameron H., L, 3d STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, AJC Show County H., L.

Embraceable You (Rodrigo de Triano). 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, VRC Mark Sensing H., 3d VRC Four 'n Twenty S., L, 4th MVRC Alexandra S., L. Producer.

SPACECRAFT (Star Way). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$214,925, VRC Debonair S., L, Kilmore Cup, L, VRC Family of Man Welter H., MVRC Roxburgh H., Hyperion H., 2d QTC Weller Hotels H., L, 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Criterion H., L, VATC Caulfield Autumn Classic S., L.

Kouglof. Winner at 2000m. Dam of-

Avise (Canny Lad). Winner at 1300m, AJC IGA H., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3.

Rose Regal. Placed, 2d VRC Fentona H., 3d VATC James Grice H. Dam of-

Flying Pearl (Rare Pearl). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$102,300, MVRC Somerton H., QTC Balmerino Welter H., VATC GH Davey H., SAJC 5 Series H., 2d BATC Catholic Womens League Welter H., MVRC Dominant H., SAJC Romantic Dream H., Final Triumph S., 3d BATC LJ Williams H., L.


Race Record:



Produce Record: Dam of five named foals, all winners.

2008 g. Precisely, by Align. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, Singapore TC Novice S., 2d Singapore TC Progressive S., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Graduation S.

2009 f. ATACAMA, by Pentire. 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, NZ$154,320, A$91,500, VRC James Boag's Premium S., L, Matamata Cup, L, ARC The Oaks Stud H., Hawkes Bay Stella Artois H., Waikato RC Ray Eriksen's 70th Birthday H., 2d Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, ARC Kiwi Asset Finance Ltd Mile, 3d ARC Westbury Classic, Gr.3, Counties Cup, Gr.3, ARC Barfoot & Thompson Twilight Cup, 4th Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2.

2010 g. Bordeaux, by Sir Percy. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, Singapore TC Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Open H., War Affair S., Class 4 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Kindness S., Wolf Blass Cup, Class 4 H.-twice.

2011 c. by Alamosa.

2012 f. La Casona, by Tavistock. Winner at 1200m in 2016-17, 2d Matamata RC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H.

2013 g. Beaumarchais, by Savabeel. 2 wins at 1400m in 2016-17, 2d Manawatu Classic, Gr.3, 4th New Zealand Derby, Gr.1.

2014 c. by Reliable Man.


Missed in 2007.