Zabeel - Love Connection (Sunday Silence)

Runner-up in the Group 1 Avondale Gold Cup and the winner of four races. From an outstanding family of Pleasureconnection, a winner of eight races and multiple black type winner. She is the dam of two winners from her short breeding career. Stanica Star (Danzero) is the winner of four races and his half-brother, Rhythm to Spare (Pins), is the winner of two races and was Group 2 placed in the Grand Prix Stakes as a three-year-old in Brisbane. She is believed in foal for the 2013 breeding season to champion Australian sire Commands.





Brown mareFoaled in 2000

SireSir TristramSir IvorSir Gaylord
ZABEEL IsoltRound Table
1986Lady GiselleNureyevNorthern Dancer
  ValdernaVal de Loir
DamSunday SilenceHaloHail to Reason
LOVE CONNECTION (JPN) Wishing WellUnderstanding
1996PleasureconnectionDanzig ConnectionDanzig
  Princess FagerDr Fager

ZABEEL (NZ) (1986). 7 wins, Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Champion Aust. B/mare Sire 3 times. Champion NZ B/mare Sire 5 times. Sire of 1525 rnrs, 1113 wnrs, 166 SW, inc. Octagonal, etc. Sire of the dams of 3133 rnrs, 2123 wnrs, 39 Gr.1 wnrs, inc. SW Rangipo, Tarzino, Werther, Dundeel, Ocean Park, Silent Achiever, Southern Speed, Headturner, Sarrera, Avantage, El Dorado Dreaming, Princess Jenni, Hiyaam, Pinot, Bonneval, Humidor, Xtravagant, Clearly Innocent, Fenway, Go Indy Go, O'Marilyn, etc.


1st dam

LOVE CONNECTION, by Sunday Silence. Unraced. Dam of nine foals, eight to race, seven winners, inc:-

Stanica (f. by Zabeel). 4 wins. See below.

St Darci - Vagabond (Sing.) (g. by Darci Brahma). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1350m in Aust. and Malaysia, BRC Mittys 2YO H., 2d BRC Sky International H., 3d BRC Bollinger P., Carlton Draught H.

Love the Rock (f. by Fastnet Rock). Winner at 2050m, MVRC Eastcoast Energy P.

True Paradise (g. by Generous). 4 wins at 1400m in Aust. and Malaysia.

Fine Connection (f. by Pins). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Aust.

Game of Love (f. by Darci Brahma). Winner at 1600m in 2018-19 in Aust.

Sebring Dragon (g. by Sebring). Winner at 2050m.

Aventura (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). Placed at 3. Dam of-

Starbuck. 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, Otago RC Farm Machinery H., 2d Otago RC Breast Cancer Foundation H.

Adventuress. Winner at 2000m in 2018-19.


2nd dam

PLEASURECONNECTION, by Danzig Connection. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 8?f, US$239,487, Arlington Park Rolling Meadows S., L, Turfway Park Cincinnati Trophy S., L, Valdale S., L, 2d Sportsmans Mata Hari H., L, Turfway Park Bourbonette S., L, 3d Arlington Heights Oaks, Gr.3, 4th Churchill Downs La Troienne S., L, Thistledown Cleveland Oaks, L. Half-sister to THISONEFOR SUE, Sis Pleasure Fager, Lady Bend Fager (dam of K S MIRACLE), Pleasure Key Fager (dam of ENOMAO). Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Moere Connection. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, Nakayama Kanchiku Sho.


3rd dam

PRINCESS FAGER, by Dr Fager. 2 wins in U.S.A. Half-sister to ROYAL ROBERTO, Royal Graustark, Lady Northcraft (dam of NORTH PROSPECT). Dam of 15 named foals, 14 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

PLEASURECONNECTION (Danzig Connection). 8 wins. See above.

THISONEFOR SUE (Star de Naskra). 2 wins at 2, Louisiana Downs Pioneer S., L, 2d Louisiana Downs Minstrel S., L, Louisiana Downs Futurity (c&g).

Sis Pleasure Fager (What a Pleasure). 7 wins, 2d Ellis Park Constitution S., L, Latonia Marigold S., L, 3d Ellis Park Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky S., L. Dam of-

Fast Pleasure. 10 wins at 8?f in U.S.A. Dam of-

WORLDLY PLEASURE (Devil His Due). 8 wins from 7f to 8?f, Laurel Politely S., L, 3d Delaware Park Summer King S., L. Dam of-

GAME ON DUDE (Awesome Again). Leading Older Male on the 2014 WTR (Intermediate). 16 wins from 1m to 1?m, US$6,498,893, Santa Anita H., Gr.1-3 times, Del Mar Pacific Classic S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Goodwood S., Gr.1-twice, Hollywood Gold Cup, Gr.1-twice.

Pleasure Key Fager. 4 wins-1 at 2- in U.S.A. Dam of-

ENOMAO (Conquilot). 12 wins in Venezuela, Clasico Ciudad de Valencia, L.

Key to Stardom. 4 wins in France and U.S.A, Evry Prix de Saint-Maur. Dam of-

Stars in Your Eyes (Pentelicus). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 6?f, Belmont Allowance 2YOf, 2d Woodbine My Dear S., L, 4th Hoosier Park Peony S., L. Dam of-

MEL BEACH (Pomeroy). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, US$247,049, Calder Frank Gomez Memorial S., L, 3d Calder Kaiser H., L.

Archangel Wind. 2 wins at 8?f in U.S.A. Dam of-

TAMING THE TIGER (Tiger Ridge). 7 wins from 7f to 9f, US$213,676, Belmont Lawrence Realization S., L, 2d Delaware Park Kelso S., L, 3d Charles Town HBPA Governor's Cup, L.

Bet a Million. Unraced. Dam of-

JUST BET ON ME (Darn That Alarm). 4 wins at 6f, 7?f, Calder Seaquay H., L, 4th Calder Noble Royalty H., L, Maggie's Pistol H., L. Producer.

Lady Bend Fager. 2 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

K S MIRACLE (Stutz Blackhawk). 5 wins, Kyoto Swan S., L, 3d Kyoto Mile Championship, L.

Sling Shot (Stutz Blackhawk). 12 wins, 3d Tampa Premier S., L.


Race Record:

4 wins from 1400m to 2100m, Hawkes Bay Radio Sport Community Charity Raceday H., ARC Waiwera Infinity Water H., 2d Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, ARC Whips 'n' Spurs H.


Produce Record: Dam of seven named foals, six to race, five winners.

2006 g. Stanica Star, by Danzero. 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, CJC Couplands Bakeries H., 3d CJC Canterbury Packaging H.

2008 c. by Redoute's Choice.

2009 g. RHYTHM TO SPARE, by Pins. 11 wins from 1300m to 1600m, NZ$3,850, A$812,020, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, Kilmore Cup, L, VRC John & Denise Cobcroft H., Flight Lieutenant Peter Armytage H., Antler Luggage H., MRC Ramlegh Springs on Clyde H., Treasury Wine Estates H., Superior Food Service H., Le Pine Funerals H., H., 2d BRC Grand Prix S., Gr.3, MRC Anniversary Vase, L, MVRC Ladbrokes Cash in H., Kyneton Cup, 3d MVRC Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, VRC Henry Bolte H., Sale Cup, 4th BRC Queensland Derby, Gr.1, MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3.

2010 f. Makarska, by Keeper. 6 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Waikato RC Arrowfield Stud H., 2d ARC Leave a Lasting Legacy H., Waikato RC H., BOP RC Variety Bash H., 3d BOP RC Gartshore Retail Fit Outs H.

2011 g. Rathausglockel, by Pins. 3 wins at 1000m, 1100m, Singapore TC Benchmark 67 H., Kranji D S.

2014 f. Marija, by All Too Hard. Winner at 1200m in 2018-19.

2015 f. Cossack Girl, by O'Reilly. Unraced.

2016 c. Yulong Power, by Pins. Placed at 3 in 2019-20 in Aust.

2018 c. by Star Witness.


Missed in 2012, 2013, 2017; not served in 2006.

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