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Lucky Unicorn has runners in Gr.1 & Gr.3 features
Posted On: Wednesday, 29 February 2012
  Members of Lucky Unicorn’s first crop will contest the Telecom New Zealand Derby-Gr.1 and Lowland Stakes-Gr.3, respectively, this weekend.   Red Shift (Lucky Unicorn ex Scarlet Queen, by Fasliyev) steps out in the $750,000 Derby at... more...


OReilly over Zabeel mares, the facts
Posted On: Monday, 27 February 2012
  If ever you need to have at your fingertips all-important thoroughbred-related statistics, Arion Pedigrees ( www.arion.co.nz ) will always have the answers you’re looking for.   So when Cambridge Stud wanted to know how the... more...


Zabeelionaire set to resume
Posted On: Friday, 24 February 2012
  Zabeelionaire, good enough to run fourth in the Victoria Derby-Gr.1 during the spring, makes a welcome return to racing tomorrow on Blue Diamond Stakes Day at Caulfield.   By Zabeel from Kisumu (Carnegie), Zabeelionaire is prepared by... more...


Riddell to ride Capital Diamond at Hastings
Posted On: Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Capital Diamond with Jonathan Riddell up - photo by Jenny Kain   According to a report in today’s ANZ Bloodstock News, Jonathan Riddell will not be riding at Ellerslie on Derby Day next week, opting instead to continue his association... more...


Keeper in top six
Posted On: Tuesday, 21 February 2012
  Cambridge Stud’s Danehill sire-son, Keeper is amongst the top six New Zealand stallions for individual winners in the current season.   Keeper has had 22 individual winners in New Zealand alone this season to date and collectively this group... more...


Gr.2 Avondale winners both from Zabeel mares
Posted On: Sunday, 19 February 2012
  The respective winners of yesterday’s Avondale Gold Cup and Avondale Guineas are both from Zabeel mares.   Single Minded (Bachelor Duke ex Capacity, by Zabeel) scored in the Avondale Gold Cup-Gr.2 (2400m), having run fourth in the... more...


Talented Zabeel 5YO resumes
Posted On: Friday, 17 February 2012
  The Chris Waller-trained Brayroan (Zabeel ex Compulsion, by Danehill) looked an emerging talent at four years last season winning five of his nine starts.   The most recent of those wins was in July last year and the now five year old... more...


Lucky Unicorn filly third in elite 3YO Series
Posted On: Thursday, 16 February 2012
  Capital Diamond, a filly from the first crop of Cambridge Stud’s young stallion Lucky Unicorn, is a genuine contender for the coveted title of New Zealand Bloodstock 3YO Filly of the Year.   Capital Diamond (Lucky Unicorn ex Diamond Smile,... more...


Zabeel: Lengths clear in Broodmare Sire Premierships
Posted On: Wednesday, 15 February 2012
  Super Sire Zabeel is maintaining a clear lead in both the Australian and New Zealand Broodmare Sire Premierships.   Latest figures supplied by Arion Pedigrees (www.arion.co.nz) has Zabeel nearly A$1m clear of Danehill on the Australian list. ... more...


Karaka Moment: Sale of the Better Alternative filly
Posted On: Tuesday, 14 February 2012
  One of numerous daughters of Zabeel to sell well at the NZB Karaka Premier Sale was Cambridge Stud’s filly from Better Alternative (Flying Spur).   The stylish filly was knocked down to Bahen Bloodstock/Malua Racing of Victoria for... more...


Karaka Moment: Another Planet Rock?
Posted On: Monday, 13 February 2012
  A stunning individual coupled with a proven cross were no doubt some of the reasons behind Ger Beemsterboer of the Netherlands stretching to $600,000 to secure Cambridge Stud’s Zabeel filly from La Quinta Gold at the recent NZB Karaka... more...


A touch of Zabeel about leading trio in NZB Series
Posted On: Sunday, 12 February 2012
  New Zealand Bloodstock’s 3YO Filly of the Year series has two races to run and the leading three on the points table all have Cambridge Stud’s Zabeel prominent in their respective pedigrees.   Planet Rock (Fastnet Rock ex... more...


Karaka Moment: Team Hawkes & the stock of Zabeel
Posted On: Friday, 10 February 2012
  John, Michael & Wayne Hawkes know all about the stock of Zabeel; Maluckyday is one horse by the sire the trio has trained to win more than A$1m in prize money inclusive of a second placing in the 2010 Melbourne Cup behind... more...


Karaka Moment: Sale of Marquise filly
Posted On: Thursday, 9 February 2012
  There was always going to be enormous interest in Lot 314, the filly by Stravinsky from Marquise simply had it all.   She is a half-sister to the Group One winner Shower of Roses; her second dam is none other than Eight Carat; she’s by a... more...


Karaka Moment: Sale of Jesmonds Gift filly
Posted On: Tuesday, 7 February 2012
  A first day Karaka highlight for Cambridge Stud was the sale of this stunning chestnut filly by Stravinsky from Jesmonds Gift.   After a torrid sale ring battle, the filly was knocked down to David Ellis for $740,000.   It was the second... more...


Zabeels 240 stakes races in Australia alone
Posted On: Monday, 6 February 2012
  When Bolton (Zabeel ex Real Success, by Success Express) won last Saturday’s Victoria Cup-LR (2000m) at Caulfield he became Zabeel’s 139th individual black type winner.   What’s more, it also clocked up the milestone of 240... more...


Derby favourites both from Zabeel mares
Posted On: Sunday, 5 February 2012
  Silent Achiever and Ocean Park, the first two home in yesterday’s H S Dyke Waikato Guineas-Gr.3 (2000m) are both from Zabeel mares.   Silent Achiever (O’Reilly ex Winning Spree, by Zabeel) is not yet nominated for the $750,000 Telecom... more...



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