Zabeels Melbourne Cup Fact File

3 Nov 2012

Zabeel will have no less than four runners in Tuesday’s A$6m Emirates Melbourne Cup, with Maluckyday, Lights of Heaven, Precedence and Zabeelionaire flying the flag for the Super Sire.


Their respective key credentials are

MALUCKYDAY (Team Hawkes, Jim Cassidy)

* 2nd in 2010 Melbourne Cup


LIGHTS OF HEAVEN (Peter Moody, Luke Nolen)

* Gr.1 winner at 3; 2012 Brisbane Cup winner


PRECEDENCE (Bart Cummings, Blake Shinn)

* Gr.2 winner; competed in last two Melbourne Cups


ZABEELIONAIRE (Leon Corstens, Craig Newitt)

* Derby winner at 3; 6th Caulfield Cup


Like his father, Sir Tristram, Zabeel is the sire of 3 Melbourne Cup winners, namely


2007: Efficient


1998: Jezabeel


1997: Might and Power