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Zabeel Passes Sir Tristram For Gr1 Victories
New Zealand's Cambridge Stud-based multiple champion sire Zabeel (Sir Tristram-Lady Giselle, by Nureyev) has eclipsed his own sire Sir Tristram (Sir Ivor-Isolt, by Round Table) in total Gr1 victories. Since joining Sir Tristram on 72 Gr1 successes with Vengeance Of Rain's victory in the 2007 Gr1 Dubai Sheema Classic at Nad al Sheba, Zabeel has added further Gr1 wins via Fiumicino, Gallic, Maldivian, Efficient & Packing Winner. Overall Zabeel now boasts 39 individual Gr1 winners who have tallied 77 Gr1 victories, including Octagonal (10 Gr1 wins), Might And Power (7) & Vengeance Of Rain (6). Now-deceased Sir Tristram boasts 45 individual Gr1 winners of 72 Gr1 races, including Sovereign Red (6), Tristarc (5), Dr Grace (4) & Riverina Charm (4).