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Sire: Zabeel

Dam: Parfore

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 9 year old

Foaled: Oct 31st, 2012

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Lime Green, Navy Checked Sleeves And Cap


M R Louth, Miss G S A Jackson, Miss K R Fulton, Mrs A C Fulton & D V Alexander

Career Record: 60-6-11-7

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    10.0 %
  • Place
    30.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireSir TristramSir IvorSir Gaylord
ZABEEL (NZ) IsoltRound Table
1986Lady GiselleNureyevNorthern Dancer
  ValdernaVal de Loir
DamGold BroseHuntingdaleDouble Form
PARFORE (NZ) Cryptic VerseYeats
1997Classy TwiggyTwig MossLuthier
  EnchantressSir Tristram

ZABEEL (NZ) (Bay 1986-Stud 1991). 7 wins, Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire (Aust. & NZ comb.) 15 times. Sire of 1524 rnrs, 1107 wnrs, 163 SW, inc. Octagonal (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Might and Power, Sky Heights, Preferment, Maldivian, Efficient, Fiumicino, St Reims, Zonda, Savabeel, Bazelle, Don Eduardo, Hades - Helene Vitality (H.K.), Subscribe - Vengeance of Rain (H.K.), Mouawad, Greys Inn, Champagne, Jezabeel, Lad of the Manor, etc.


1st dam

PARFORE, by Gold Brose. Winner at 1150m, 2d VATC Corinella H. 2014-15 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Sister to Golden Sparkle (dam of MOSSE), Nishaani (dam of IL QUELLO VELOCE, DONNA CATTIVA). Dam of eleven foals, nine to race, all winners, inc:-

TIGER TEES (g. by Dubawi). 13 wins to 1400m, A$1,247,250, ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, BRC Sprint H., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Concorde S., Gr.3, VRC Aurie's Star H., Gr.3, ATC Hall Mark S., L, BRC Falvelon H., L, ATC Vinery Stud H., Blackwoods for Uvex H., TJ's Champagne Bar H., Chipping Norton Restaurant H., Hyland Race Colours H., 2d ATC Tramway S., Gr.2, Hylands Kids Colours Welter H., Schweppes H., 3d ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, VRC Yellowglen S., Gr.2, 4th ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, ATC Expressway S., Gr.2, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2.

TERRAVISTA (g. by Captain Rio). Joint Head of the 2014 World Thoroughbred Rankings (Sprint). 11 wins to 1400m, A$2,465,005, to 2016-17, VRC Darley Classic, Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, ATC Premiere S., Gr.2, Shorts H., Gr.2, Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, Southern Cross S., Gr.3, Show County H., Gr.3, Darley Bush Fire Support H., Time Thief at Darley H., Thinc H., Australian Turf Club P., 2d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, ATC Festival S., L, VRC Mumm S., L, 3d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, VRC Darley Classic, Gr.1.

BALL OF MUSCLE (g. by Dubawi). 8 wins to 1200m, A$808,825, BRC QTC Cup, Gr.2, Gosford RC Takeover Target S., L, ATC TAB Rewards P., Ranvet Sprint H., TAB Quaddie H., 2d MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.1, ATC Shorts H., Gr.2-3 times, GCTC Victory S., Gr.2, ATC Canterbury Classic, L, VRC 3AW Community Raceday H., 3d ATC Expressway S., Gr.2, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Concorde S., Gr.3, ATC Sydney S., L, Gosford RC Takeover Target H., L, ATC Eric Kime H., 4th ATC Maurice McCarten H., Gr.3.

SUPER EASY (c. by Darci Brahma). Horse of the Year in Singapore in 2012 & 2013. Champion 3YO & Sprinter in Singapore in 2012 & 2013. 15 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$63,025, S$2,113,547, Singapore Guineas, L, Singapore 3YO Classic, L, Singapore 3YO Sprint, L, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, Patrons' Bowl, L, EW Barker Trophy, L, Three Rings Trophy, L, Paititi Gold Trophy, L, Jumbo Jet Trophy, L, Open H., Kranji A S., Class 2 H., WRC KPR Catering 2YO H., Singapore TC Class 3 H., Class 4 H., 2d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Singapore TC Kranji Mile, L, 3d Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Gr.1, Stewards' Cup, L, Merlion Trophy, L, 4th ARC Karaka Million, L. Sire.

OUR LUKAS (g. by Generous). 12 wins from 1200m to 2150m, A$670,800, Ipswich Cup, L-twice, Seymour Cup, L, BRC Brisbane H., L, Strawberry Road H., L, BTC Moreton Hire H., Thiess Facilities Management H., Saint Gobain H., QTC Greenslopes Hospital Pharmacy H., Galilee H., 2d BRC Lord Mayor's Cup, Gr.3, Members' H., L, BTC Home Buyers H., QTC Subiaco H., 3d Ipswich Cup, L, QTC Phil Sullivan H., L, BTC Turner Freeman Lawyers H., QTC Guineas Room H., 4th Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L.

Our Boy Lukas (g. by Faltaat). 9 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$201,088, STC Grand Pavilion H., AJC Lansdowne H., SAJC Sportingbet H., 2d Mackay Cup, AJC Corporate Membership H., M Young Scholarship Trust H., Alexandria H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., 3d QTC Cleandomain H., STC Alpha Flight Services H., Haden H.

Frustrating (f. by Stravinsky). 2 wins at 1000m, 1250m, BRC Australian Special Metals P., SAJC Alan Sheppard H., 2d MVRC Essendon Jeep & Hyundai H., 3d BRC Bidvest H., SAJC Patinack Farm H. Dam of-

Long Leaf. Winner at 2 in 2017-18, SAJC Ubet 2YO P.

Ininthree (f. by Generous). 2 wins at 1200m, Waikato RC Laurie Thompson Memorial H., 2d ARC Speight's H., BOP RC Rodney Slingsby Harcourts H., Young Read Woudberg Accountants H., 3d Avondale JC Ron Murphy Carriers H.

Balestrand (g. by Zabeel). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

CLASSY TWIGGY, by Twig Moss. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$103,930, VRC Vanity S., L, MVRC Coca-Cola S., VATC Deck the Halls H., 2d VATC WW Cockram S., L, MVRC Niddrie H., VATC Holiday H., Moonga H., 3d VATC William Pearson H., VRC Puma H., 4th VATC Dalgety S., Gr.3. Half-sister to Metal Trader. Dam of 5 foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

Sparky. 6 wins to 1400m, HK$5,048,490, HKJC Guilin H., Volunteers' Challenge Cup H., Paris H., Chongqing H.

Golden Sparkle. Unraced. Dam of-

MOSSE (O'Reilly). 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$103,875, ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, Stella Artois H., Terenzo Bozzone H., 2d BOP RC Summer Cup, 3d ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, Waikato RC J Swap Contractors Sprint H., L.

Nishaani. Unraced. Dam of-

IL QUELLO VELOCE (Captain Rio). Champion 2YO in NZ in 2007-08. 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$482,175, A$13,250, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, Feilding JC Redcraze Bowl, Matamata RC Waikato Stud H., 2d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Taranaki Cup, Gr.3, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, 3d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, 4th Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1, Egmont RC Postponed Classic, Gr.3.

DONNA CATTIVA (Captain Rio). Winner at 2, A$91,380, SAJC Oaklands P., L, 2d VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, 3d VRC Spotless 2YO P.


Race Record: 10 Starts 1-2-0 A$31,555.

Winner at 1300m in 2016-17 in Aust.