Saga


Sire: Al Maher

Dam: Keaira

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 27th, 2014

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 BAY COLT (AUS)

 

Foaled 27th October 2014

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
AL MAHER (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
2001Show DancingDon't Say HaloHalo
  Dancing ShowNijinsky
DamShinko ForestGreen DesertDanzig
KEAIRA (AUS) Park ExpressAhonoora
2003Be FaithfulLast TycoonTry My Best
  LakeletKings Lake

AL MAHER (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2005). 5 wins-2 at 2, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 571 rnrs, 364 wnrs, 34 SW, inc. Delicacy (SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1), Almalad - Friends of Ka Ying (H.K.), Fat Al, Diamond Drille, Majestic Music, Budriguez, Silverstream, Classic Uniform, Badawiya, Son of Maher, All Legal, Pheidon, Oasis Bloom, King Lionheart, Monsieur Gustave, Amovatio, Madam Gangster, Speedy Natalie, Felicienne, Marheta, Money Maher, etc.

 

1st dam

KEAIRA, by Shinko Forest. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Half-sister to BIGGLES. This is her fourth living foal. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

Hercule's Horse (g. by Spinning World). 6 wins to 1400m to 2016-17 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

BE FAITHFUL, by Last Tycoon. Unplaced. Sister to Tartan Tycoon. Dam of 11 named foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

BIGGLES (Jet Spur). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, A$382,400, BRC Gold Edition P., L, GCTC Goldmarket H., L, BRC Little Fish Swim School Quality H., Qld Tatt's RC Hamilton Hotel 2YO H., Hardy Brothers Jewellers H., 2d BRC Brisbane H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L, BRC Lyndhurst Stud 2YO H.

Viva Vettori. 7 wins from 1500m to 2450m, A$78,125, MRC Variety Pubs 'n' Clubs H.

Miss Jones. 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, BTC Mater Hospital H., QTC Paint the Town Red H., Champagne Kate H., 2d BTC Apprentices Invitation Qualifier H., Drivers Syndications H., 3d QTC Sir Shah H. Dam of-

Boss Gee. 30 wins from 1000m to 1600m to 2017 in Philippines.

Professor Jones. 10 wins to 1400m to 2017 in Philippines.

Snatch It. 3 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$75,395, STC Sydney Children's Hospital H., 2d AJC Ernst & Young H., MRC Carlton Draught H., STC Michael Hansell Signs H., 3d AJC Saltec Group H.

Power Cool. Winner at 1200m, HKJC Island H., 3d HKJC Island H., Fa Po H.

Always Loyal. Winner at 1800m, 2d BRC Mount Franklin 3YO H., 3d GCTC Starcraft H. Dam of-

Honesta (Monaco Consul). 2 wins at 1600m, 1650m, A$510,050, BRC Coastal Fresh H., Brandons H., 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, ATC Flight S., Gr.1, Tea Rose S., Gr.2, MRC Ethereal S., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Past Presidents' 2YO H., 4th Illawarra TC Arrowfield Classic, Gr.3.

Old Faithful. 6 wins from 1600m to 1900m, Singapore TC Class 5 H.-4 times, Lan Kwai Fong H., 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H.-twice, Class 5 H., 3d Singapore TC New Zealand Racing Board Trophy, Class 5 H.-4 times.

Keaira. Winner. See above.

Thelnor. Unraced. Dam of-

Lead the Witness. 8 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$101,515, to 2016-17, SAJC James Boag's Premium H.

Left Jaybee Out. 3 wins to 1200m to 2017-18 in Aust.

 

3rd dam

LAKELET, by Kings Lake. Unraced. Half-sister to AVIANCE (dam of CHIMES OF FREEDOM, DENON, IMPERFECT CIRCLE), CHIEF CONTENDER, Perfect Alibi (dam of LIKELY STORY). Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Tartan Tycoon (Last Tycoon). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, 2d Clairwood Natal Free H., L.

 

4th dam

Minnie Hauk, by Sir Ivor. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Phoenix Park Ward H., Curragh Eyrefield P., 2d Curragh Fasig-Tipton CTBA S., L, Leopardstown Cornelscourt S., L. Sister to GIELGUD, MALINOWSKI, MONROE (dam of XAAR, DIESE, MASTERCLASS, ILE DE JINSKY), Show Lady (dam of GREAT REGENT), three-quarter-sister to Ivor's Date (dam of LADY CARLOTTA), half-sister to BLUSH WITH PRIDE (dam of BETTER THAN HONOUR, SMOLENSK, TURNBERRY ISLE), Star of Bagdad, Nijinsky's Best (dam of YAGLI), Sex Appeal (dam of EL GRAN SENOR, TRY MY BEST, SOLAR). Dam of 13 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

CHIEF CONTENDER (Sadler's Wells). 4 wins at 2400m, 4000m, £105,760, Longchamp Prix du Cadran, Gr.1, Nantes Derby de l'Ouest, L, 2d Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3, 3d Deauville Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2-twice, Longchamp Prix de Lutece, Gr.3, Prix Gladiateur, Gr.3. Sire.

AVIANCE (Northfields). Third top filly on The 1984 Irish 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, Phoenix S., Gr.1. Dam of-

DENON (Pleasant Colony). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, 560,490fr., US$1,647,269, Hollywood Derby, Gr.1, Belmont Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Manhattan H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Charles Whittingham H., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, Prix des Feuillants, 2d Monmouth United Nations H., Gr.1, Saratoga Sword Dancer Invitational H., Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1, Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1. Sire.

CHIMES OF FREEDOM (Private Account). Third top filly on The 1990 European 3YO Classification. 6 wins-4 at 2-at 6f, 1m, £299,831, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, Newmarket Child S., Gr.2, Cherry Hinton S., Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ALDEBARAN (Mr. Prospector). Champion sprinter in USA in 2003. 8 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £39,448, US$1,682,926, Belmont Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Santa Anita San Carlos H., Gr.1, Saratoga Forego H., Gr.1, Churchill Downs H., Gr.2, Doncaster October 2YO S., 2d Aqueduct Carter H., Gr.1, Cigar Mile H., Gr.1, Belmont Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Vosburgh S., Gr.1, Saratoga Forego H., Gr.1, 3d Hollywood Derby, Gr.1, Churchill Downs Stephen Foster H., Gr.1. Sire.

GOOD JOURNEY (Nureyev). 7 wins at 1m, 8½f, 63,000fr., US$1,722,965, Woodbine Atto Mile S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Firecracker H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Citation H., Gr.2-twice, Allowance, 2d Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile H., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix du Louvre, 3d Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, Hawthorne Robert F Carey Memorial H., Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Bubbles. Sire.

SEA OF SHOWERS (Seattle Slew). 4 wins at 1600m, 1700m, Keeneland Jenny Wiley S., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Bois Rouaud, Hollywood Park Allowance, 3d Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.2. Producer.

TOMISUE'S INDY (A.P. Indy). 6 wins, Hawthorne Quick Reward S., L. Dam of-

Avenging Tomisue. Unraced. Dam of-

STRIKING TOMISUE (Smart Strike). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, Tampa Bay Downs Wayward Lass S., L, 2d Saratoga Love Sign S., L. Producer.

Modesty Blaise. Placed at 3, 2d Chantilly Prix de la Prairie. Dam of-

POUPEE FLASH (Elusive Quality). 2 wins at 1700m, 1800m, €91,400, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Nubienne, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Cleopatre, Gr.3. Producer.

HIGH NOON RIDER (Distorted Humor). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 7½f to 8½f, US$374,179, 53,165B$, to 2018, Saratoga Better Talk Now S., L, 3d Remington Springboard Mile S., L.

IMPERFECT CIRCLE (Riverman). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, Ayr Firth of Clyde S., L, 2d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1. Dam of-

SPINNING WORLD (Nureyev). Champion Older Miler in Europe in 1997. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 1800m, £121,772, 4,305,000fr., US$772,000, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1-twice, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix du Muguet, Gr.2, Evry Prix Saint-Roman, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Villebon, 2d Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, 4th Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1. Successful sire.

VISIONS OF CLARITY (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 1600m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Bagatelle, L, Longchamp Prix du Louvre. Dam of-

PATHFORK (Distorted Humor). Champion 2YO Colt in Ireland in 2010. 3 wins at 2, €186,693, US$350, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.2, L Behan 2YO S. Sire.

TACTICUS (A.P. Indy). 4 wins from 1½m to 1¾m in GB and U.S.A, Saratoga Birdstone S., L, Belmont Temperence Hill Invitational S., L.

Lotus Sutra. Unraced. Dam of-

BUYING TROUBLE (Hat Trick). 3 wins at 6f to 2017, Haydock Cecil Frail S., L, 2d Naas Sweet Mimosa S., L.

NUCIFERA (More Than Ready). 3 wins at 2, Chantilly Prix de Thimecourt, 2d Longchamp Prix La Rochette, Gr.3.

Balance of Nature. Placed at 2, 2d Deauville Prix de Caen. Dam of-

GLOBAL BALANCE (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins from 1800m to 2100m, A$152,145, SAJC Schweppervescence S., Gr.3, Tasmanian Oaks, L. Producer.

Ring of Fire. Unraced. Dam of-

Tehamana. Winner at 2 in France. Dam of-

ART OF RAW (Myboycharlie). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 2000m, 2200m to 2017-18, Marseille Borely Prix Delahante, L, HKJC Kowloon Tsai H.

Piquetnol (Private Account). Winner at 1600m, 2d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1. Dam of-

DIETRICH (Storm Cat). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, Goodwood King George S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Ballyogan S., Gr.3. Dam of-

BEAUTY BRIGHT (Danehill). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, £12,485, €99,755, Curragh Renaissance S., Gr.3, 2d Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3, Sweet Mimosa S., L, 3d York Lowther S., Gr.2. Producer.

ALOFT (Galileo). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 3200m, £99,819, €2,320, A$276,100, to 2017-18, VRC My Kitchen Rules H., 2d Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1.

MAMBO LIGHT (Kingmambo). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Germany, Hannover Fahrhof Preis, L, 2d Baden-Baden Maurice Lacroix Trophy, Gr.3. Producer.

Nibbana. Placed in France and U.S.A, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Barquette. Dam of-

GALTON (Offlee Wild). 11 wins from 5f to 8½f, US$503,310, to 2017, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Gulfstream Park Tropical Turf S., Gr.3.

After Taxes. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Exemption. Unraced. Dam of-

CADET RONI (Colonel John). 4 wins at 6f, 6½f, Santa Anita Wishing Well S., L, 3d Santa Anita Las Flores S., Gr.3.

Remote Romance. 2 wins at 1300m, 1450m in France. Dam of-

SADDEX (Sadler's Wells). Champion Older Male in Italy in 2008 (Intermediate). 7 wins from 1900m to 2400m, €651,440 in France, Italy and Germany, Rome Premio Presidente della Repubblica, Gr.1, Cologne Rheinland Pokal, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2, Cologne Gerling Preis, Gr.2, Grosser Preis der Sparkasse Dortmund, L, Bremen SWB Derby Trial, L, 2d Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Hoppegarten Preis der Deutschen Einheit, Gr.3, 3d Baden-Baden Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1, Frankfurt Fruhjahrspreis des Bankhaus Metzler, Gr.3, 4th Hamburg Deutsches Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

Sabia. Unplaced. Dam of-

LIZZIE L'AMOUR (Zabeel). 7 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$584,960, A$9,000, to 2017-18, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, Waikato Cup, Gr.3, BOP RC Ixom H., Waikato RC Topsoil & Sand Supplies H., 2d ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, Westbury Classic, Gr.2, Matamata RC Tonezone H., 3d ARC New Zealand Herald H.

Tafrah. Winner at 1¼m, Newbury Watermill S. Dam of-

Amaranthus. Unraced. Dam of-

BRAVO MAESTRO (Stravinsky). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, £106,815, US$57,463 in GB and U.S.A, Fairplex Phil D Shepherd S., L, 3d Del Mar Cougar II H., L.

Perfect Alibi. Unraced. Dam of-

LIKELY STORY (Night Shift). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, Chester Queensferry S., L. Dam of-

SQUAW DANCE (Indian Ridge). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8¼f, Newmarket Montrose S., L, 3d Hamburg Alice Cup, Gr.3. Producer.