Owner: C. J. Lefevre Breeder: Lord Rosslyn Winnings: 53 Starts: 29 - -
WON Stanley S. (Epsom), Breeder's Plate (York), Horse Heath S. (Newmarket), Singleton S. (Goodwood, twice), Queen's Plate (Doncaster Sept, Northampton, Chester, Epsom), Prix de Deauville, Epsom S., Epsom Gold Cup (twice), Gold Vase (Ascot), 19th New Biennial S. (Ascot), Hardwicke S. (Ascot, twice), July Cup (Newmarket), Champion S. (Newmarket, twice), Grand Prix de Deauville (twice), Ascot Gold Cup, All-aged S. (Newmarket, walkover), etc.
Sent to France in 1878. raced in G.B. and entered stud in France.
Moved to GB in 1891. Purchased by Austrian interests in 1894.
Described as a "thief" and a "savage", Tristan had a prominent forehead, said to be the sign of a wayward temper. His trainer, Tom Jennings, Jr., said that Tristan's temper was spoiled by bad usage as a yearling.