Mojave Aster (NZ)

Zabeel (NZ)

Desert Lily (USA)

Foaled in 2007

Bay Mare

Mojave Aster is a daughter of Zabeel from the famed Eight Carat family. Her promising filly, Prickly Poppy, has been retained by the stud and we look forward to following her racing career.

  • Progeny

mare : 14/08/13

Redoute's Choice - Mojave Aster (NZ)

Mojave Aster concluded a busy day in the foaling paddock when she delivered a filly by champion sire Redoute's Choice. This is the first foal for the daughter of Zabeel, a winning-full sister to Lafleur, and appears to have a bright future in her new role.

filly : 28/08/14

Pins - Mojave Aster (NZ)

Mojave Aster has delivered her second foal, an outstanding filly by Pins. This mare is from the Eight Carat family and is a full sister to Lafleur. Her first foal is a lovely filly by Redoute's Choice and has been retained by the stud. 

colt : 01/09/16

Hallowed Crown - Mojave Aster (NZ)


colt : 14/09/17

Contributer - Mojave Aster (NZ)

The first Contributer foal has arrived with Mojave Aster delivering a colt by the outstanding stayer. A daughter of Zabeel and Desert lily this mare is a full sister to Lafleur a multiple group two winner. Mojave aster will be represented by an impressive colt by Hallowed Crown in the Pencarrow yearling draft this year.

filly : 09/10/18

BELARDO - Mojave Aster (NZ)

 Mojave Aster has delivered an imposing filly by first season sire Belardo. This Zabeel mare is from a very active branch of the Eight Carat family. Last season the family was represented by Wildflower, who performed very well in the stud colours at group one level.

colt : 02/11/19

Zacinto (GB) - Mojave Aster (NZ)

Mojave Aster has foaled an imposing colt by proven sire Zacinto. This Zabeel mare won three times and is a sister to multiple Group Two winner Lafleur. She was served by Almazour in 2019.

filly : 29/09/21

Blue Point (IRE) - Mojave Aster (NZ)

Mojave Aster has foaled a classy filly by champion sprinter Blue Point. This Zabeel mare has thrown her usual classic looks into her foal, quality and length coupled with a strong action.

filly : 16/09/23

Nicconi (AUS) - Mojave Aster (NZ)





Bay mareFoaled in 2007

SireSir TristramSir IvorSir Gaylord
IsoltRound Table
1986Lady GiselleNureyevNorthern Dancer
ValdernaVal de Loir
DamGreen DesertDanzigNorthern Dancer
Foreign CourierSir Ivor
1992HabibtiHabitatSir Gaylord

ZABEEL (NZ) (1986). 7 wins, Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Champion Aust. B/mare Sire 3 times. Champion NZ B/mare Sire 6 times. Sire of 1525 rnrs, 1113 wnrs, 166 SW, inc. Octagonal (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Might and Power, etc. Sire of the dams of 3739 rnrs, 2532 wnrs, 46 Gr.1 wnrs, inc. SW Johnny Get Angry, Rangipo, Tarzino, Werther, Dundeel, Ocean Park, Silent Achiever, Southern Speed, Headturner, Sarrera, Pinarello, Aegon, Nimalee, Toffee Tongue, Avantage, El Dorado Dreaming, Inspirational Girl, Princess Jenni, Think it Over, etc.


1st dam

DESERT LILY, by Green Desert. Winner at 2 in Ireland. Sister to Desert Darling (dam of HEART OFTHE DESERT - HOSTWIN DONATELLO (MAC.)), half-sister to Reem Albaraari (dam of MORSHDI, ILITSHE). Dam of nine named foals, eight to race, all winners, inc:-

LAFLEUR (f. by Zabeel). Third top filly on The 2002-03 NZ 3YO Free H. 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, NZ$191,975, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 2d ARC Queen Elizabeth H., Gr.2, 4th New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Counties Cup, Gr.2, ARC Lindauer Grandeur S., Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders' S., L. Dam of-

AMARYLLIS (Red Ransom). 8 wins to 1300m, NZ$142,888, ARC Darley P., Gr.3, Blandford Lodge Yearling Draft H., Waikato RC Lodge City Rentals H., BOP RC Pollock & Sons Crane Hire H., 2d ARC Concorde H., Gr.2, Waikato RC Fairdale Stud Fully Fledged H., 4th ARC Newmarket H., L, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L. Producer.

PAPILIO (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Hawkes Bay Billy's Bar Hastings H., 2d Matamata RC Richardson Racing Stables H. Dam of-

Irish Butterfly. 4 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$218,385, MRC Thoroughbred Club H.

Enough. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Azamour H., 2d ARC New Zealand Herald H., 3d ARC Mainstream Plumbing H., Waikato RC Foster Maintain H.

Bonito. Winner at 1650m, HKJC Tsim Sha Tsui H., 2d HKJC Cornwall H., Briar H.

Flourishing. 3 wins from 1600m to 2000m in NZ.

Poinsettia. Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Establish - Little Dot (Mal.) (g. by Zabeel). 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m in Aust., Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Benchmark 40 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 5 H.-3 times, 3d MRC Kenvain H., Singapore TC Class 5 H.

Roman Gladiator - Brave Gladiator (Sing.) (g. by Zabeel). Winner at 1400m, 3d Hawkes Bay John Bary Racing Stables H.

Zygadene (f. by Zabeel). Winner at 1600m, 2d Taranaki RC Oaks Trial. Dam of-

WILDFLOWER (Keeper). 4 wins from 1500m to 1950m, NZ$227,175, Rotorua Challenge P., L, ARC Otakiri Reserve H., Manawatu RC Speight's Ale House H., 2d Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, ARC Avondale Cup, Gr.2, Waikato RC BCD H., 3d Waikato RC Riverlsey Park H., BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group H., 4th ARC City of Auckland Cup, Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders S., Gr.3.

Desert General. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$201,650, BRC Nairn Constructions P., 2d BRC Programmed Property Services H., Qld Accounting Group H., 4th SCTC Ascot H., L.

North of Sunset. 4 wins at 1600m, 2100m, 2d ARC Grace Removals Group H., Poverty Bay Cup, 3d ARC White Cliffs Timber Mile H., 4th Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Palm Springs. 6 wins from 1100m to 1600m, NZ$76,673, to 2021-22, BOP RC Ray White Pukehina H., Waikato RC SVS Starting Gates H.

Rainbow Song - Aerosong (H.K.). 2 wins at 1200m, 1800m in NZ.

Ghaazi (c. by Carnegie). 2 wins at 1200m in Aust.

Secret Lily (f. by Sakhee's Secret). Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Mojave Aster (f. by Zabeel). Winner. See below.

Star Jasmine (f. by Encosta de Lago). Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

Zasorceress (Zabeel). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, A$130,060, MVRC Schweppes Lemonade H., 2d VRC Schweppervescence Trophy, Gr.3, 3d ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3.

Wild Moon. 6 wins from 1400m to 1700m, A$123,882, 3d BRC Mekka Races H.

Acipenser. 2 wins at 1400m in Malaysia.

Ocean Twelve. Winner at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

HABIBTI, by Habitat. Top of The 1983 European 3YO Classification (1000m-1200m). Top filly on The 1982 Irish 2YO Free H. 9 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, £259,812, 420,000fr., Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.2, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.2, York William Hill Sprint Championship S., Gr.2, Lowther S., Gr.2, Lingfield Leisure S., L, 2d Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.2, 3d York William Hill Sprint Championship S., Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Ascot Diadem S., Gr.3, Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Loralane (dam of NURYANA), half-sister to KNESSET, Great Klaire (dam of ST. KLAIRE), Eight Carat (dam of OCTAGONAL, DIAMOND LOVER, KAAPSTAD, MARQUISE, MOUAWAD). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Hameeda. Winner at 1m, 3d Newmarket Poppy 2YO Fillies' S. Producer.

Desert Darling. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of-

HEART OFTHE DESERT - HOSTWIN DONATELLO (Mac.) (Show a Heart). 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust. and Macau, Macau Guineas, L, Macau Autumn Trophy, L, 4YO Prelude, L, 2d Macau Derby, L.

Zalika. 3 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Waikato RC Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier. Dam of-

HUMIDOR (Teofilo). 9 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$149,775, A$4,307,200, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.1, 2d ATC BMW S., Gr.1.

Marechal. Winner at 2, Levin RC Courtesy Ford 2YO H., 4th ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3. Dam of-

CYBER ATTACK (Shamexpress). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1150m, 1200m, NZ$116,249, A$3,875, Hawkes Bay El Roca Trophy, L, Waikato RC Wealleans H., 2d ARC Mongolian Khan Trophy, Gr.3, Waikato RC Great Northern Foal S., L.

Diamond Darling. Unraced. Dam of-

Almost Crystal. Placed at 3, 2d ATC Hyland Race Colours H. Dam of-

IN THE BOAT (Nostradamus). 7 wins to 1300m, A$624,750, to 2021-22, MVRC Abell S., L, Sale TC Country Discovery H., MRC Mark O'Sullivan H., Dennis Hanrahan H.

Reem Albaraari. Placed at 2, 3d Ascot Blue Seal 2YO S. Dam of-

MORSHDI (Slip Anchor). Champion 3YO in Germany & Italy in 2001 (Long). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1650m to 2400m, £146,630, 765,000,013L., 1,000,000Dm., 90,000Dhs in GB, Italy, Germany and U.A.E, Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1, Derby Italiano, Gr.1, Abu Dhabi Championship S., L, 2d Irish Derby, Gr.1.

ILITSHE (Fastnet Rock). 6 wins from 1800m to 2850m, R574,250, Turffontein Caradoc Gold Cup, Gr.3, Derby Trial, L, Scottsville Kay Makan Roadmate H., 3d Turffontein Aquanaut H., L.

Sublissime. Placed at 3, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Fiammetta. Dam of-

MONEGAL (Lope de Vega). 10 wins from 1200m to 1900m, A$686,895, to 2021-22, ATC Epona S., Gr.3, ACY Securities H., Sky Racing Active H., TAB H.


Race Record:

Winner at 1600m in NZ.


Produce Record: Dam of five named foals, three to race, two winners.

2013 f. Magnolia, by Redoute's Choice. Unraced.

2014 f. Serrano, by Pins. Unraced.

2016 g. Cordyceps King, by Hallowed Crown. Unplaced.

2017 g. Quiet Michael, by Contributer. 2 wins at 1300m, 1800m to 2021-22, 2d ATC Sky Racing Active H., 3d ATC De Bortoli Wines H.

2018 f. Prickly Poppy, by Belardo. 2 wins at 1650m, 1700m in 2021-22, BRC TAB Venue Mode P., 2d BRC Mount Franklin H.

2019 c. by Zacinto.

2021 f. by Blue Point.


Missed in 2015, 2020, 2022.

Served by Nicconi. Date of last service, 19.09.2022.