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Zamazaan (horse)

Sire Exbury
Dam Toyama
Grandsire Le Haar
Damsire Tulyar
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1965
Country France
Color Bay
Breeder HH Aga Khan IV
Owner HH Aga Khan IV
Trainer Francois Mathet
Record 12: 5-2-2
Earnings FF 683888
Zamazaan is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Toyama by Exbury. He was born around 1965 in France, and was bred by HH Aga Khan IV.
Major wins
Prix du Conseil Municipal (1968)
Prix Jean Prat (1969)
Leading sire in Australia (1988)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Zamazaan (1965-1990) was a French Thoroughbred racehorse and Champion sire in New Zealand and Australia. Bred by the HH Aga Khan IV he raced in France until retiring in 1969.

Zamazaan was a winner of 5 stakes races from 2,400 metres to 3,100 metres.

He was syndicated for a then record NZ$200,000 and sent to stand at stud beginning in the 1970 season at Keith Burley's Carlyle Stud in East Tamaki near Auckland, New Zealand.[1]

  • He won the Dewar Stallion Trophy award in 1977-8 with progeny earnings of $490,595 (excluding trophies).[1]

Zamazaan sired 58 stakeswinners for 123 stakeswins including Beau Zam, Gelsomino, Lord Reims, Phizam, Vewloso and Yashmak.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 de Bourg, Ross, “The Australian and New Zealand Thoroughbred”, Nelson, West Melbourne, 1980, ISBN 0 17 005860 3
  2. Zamazaan (FR) Retrieved on 2009-6-12

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