Zabeels Melbourne Cup Fact File

 
4 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