140th SW for Zabeel

20 Apr 2012

Asavant (Zabeel ex Pins ‘n’ Needles, by Pins) became the 140th individual black type winner for Zabeel when winning today’s Listed Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton Park.


The John and Karen Parsons-trained 3YO was second a week ago in the Listed NZB Insurance Stakes (1600m) and before that hadn’t been disgraced when 7th in the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) at Trentham Gardens, 17 March.


Bred and raced by W E & Mrs K N Calder, Asavant is one of two foals from Pins ‘n’ Needles, herself the winner of 6 races including the Otago RC White Robe Lodge Handicap-Gr.3 and the Timaru Cup-LR.