Stan Jarvis - Obituary
Photo : Stan Jarvis and Beau Geste
Stan Jarvis, who died last week (08/05/2014), bred Tzigane, by former White Robe Lodge sire, Tawfiq.
Mr Jarvis served as treasurer of the Otago Racing Club
alongside White Robe principal, Brian Anderton on the
"Stan was a very able man on the committee,'' said Brian.
Mr Jarvis also raced Beau Geste, who won 13 races including the 1991 Great Western and 1989 Otago Hurdles when trained by Jack Gordon at Invercargill.
Mr Jarvis was the former manager of Foodstuffs (Otago - Southland) Ltd, the co-operative involved with New World and Four Square supermarkets.
Tzigane (foaled in 1987) won seven races when trained by "Snooky" Cowan at Washdyke. She was was out of the Ribotlight mare Colma.
Mr Jarvis gifted Tzigane to Cowan and wife, Tracey when she was retired. Tzigane left the winners, Tzicowan, Jarvis, Ribot Legend (Hong Kong) and Heathcote and Hiking (Korea) from five foals.
Jarvis was sold to Korea and he was the leading international horse there when he won 10 races in a season.