Cheval de Troy

Account of CAMBRIDGE STUD, Cambridge.



Foaled 13th September 2001

Bay Colt


  L 494

Branded: nr sh; 11 over 1 off sh

SireSir Tristram*Sir IvorSir Gaylord
Zabeel IsoltRound Table
1986Lady Giselle*NureyevNorthern Dancer
  ValdernaVal de Loir
DamSuccess Express*Hold Your PeaceSpeak John
Better Succeed (AUS) Au PrintempsDancing Champ
1995Double Your BetPalace Music*The Minstrel
  Diamond ShowerZephyr Zip


ZABEEL (NZ) (Bay 1986-Stud 1991). 7 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$1,130,400, Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire (Aust. & NZ figures combined)-7 times. Sire of 513 rnrs, 358 wnrs, 56 SW, inc. Octagonal, Might and Power, Zonda, Sky Heights, Hades - Helene Vitality (H.K.), Don Eduardo, Cronus, Jezabeel, Bezeal Bay, Mouawad, Champagne, Greene Street, Zacheline, Dignity Dancer, Inaflury, Dress Circle, etc. 


1st dam

BETTER SUCCEED, by Success Express*. 3 wins at 1200m, STC Canterbury League Club H., 3d STC Alfalfa 2YO H., Rydges Parramatta H. Half-sister to Le Destina. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

DOUBLE YOUR BET, by Palace Music*. 7 wins up to 1500m, A$243,480, STC Theo Marks Quality H., Gr.2, AJC Penfolds Club Port Flying Welter H., JW Thompson H., STC James Ruse H., AJC Pepes Quality Ducks H., 2d STC Civic H., L, 3d AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, Light Fingers S., Gr.3, STC Missile S., Gr.3, AJC Hall Mark S., L, 4th AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Show County Quality H., L, STC Moet & Chandon S., L. Half-sister to DIAMOND DANE. Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Le Destina (Waajib*). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 2500m, A$192,585, to 2001-02, AJC Strathfield Car Radios 2YO H., STC Fresh Salads 2YO H., AJC Tectonic Magnets 2YO H., SAJC Dunlop Flooring H., 2d Gosford Guineas, L, 4th QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1.

Treble Your Bet. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m to 2001-02 in Aust.


3rd dam

DIAMOND SHOWER, by Zephyr Zip. Second top filly on The 1986-87 Australasian 3YO Classification (2000m+). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 2500m, A$500,950, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, AJC Expressway S., Gr.2, Apollo S., Gr.2, Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, 2d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, 3d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Tea Rose S., Gr.2, Magic Night S., Gr.3, Illawarra TC Brambles Classic H., L. Sister to Diamond Storm, half-sister to Diamond Prelude (dam of DIAMOND CASHEL, OUR CASHEL). Dam of 8 named foals, all winners, inc:-

DIAMOND DANE (Danehill*). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$293,650, to 2001-02, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, AJC CLM Excavation Flying Welter H., 2d AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, 3d STC Shannon H., Gr.2.

Diamond Cluster. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1350m, BATC Wayne Wilson 2YO H., BTC Carrington H., 2d BATC Thrifty Tyres QRIS 2YO H. Producer.


4th dam

JEWEL FLIGHT, by Baguette. Joint third top filly on The 1977-78 Aust. 2YO Free H. 6 wins-1 at 2-up to 1500m, A$76,680, AJC Reginald Allen H., L, STC Tooheys Quality H., L, 2d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, 3d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Half-sister to Coronet Flight, Palace Lane, What a Dream (dam of News). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 6 winners.