Sire: Real Saga

Dam: Atali

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Oct 29th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Yellow Red Hoops and Cap


D Schembri, C L Howes, Cambridge (Mgr: J Schembri), Red Dog Racing (Mgr: B Meagher) & Meagher Racing Pty Ltd (Mgr: D J Bizzaca)

Career Record: 5-1-0-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    20.0 %
  • Place
    20.0 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2011

SireTale of the CatStorm CatStorm Bird
REAL SAGA (AUS) YarnMr. Prospector
2006Windy KateAir ExpressSalse
  Kate be GoodSemipalatinsk
DamCherokee RunRunaway GroomBlushing Groom
ATALI (USA) Cherokee DameSilver Saber
2003ZaghrutaGone WestMr. Prospector
  ZaizafonThe Minstrel

REAL SAGA (AUS) (2006). 4 wins at 2, STC Todman S., Gr.2. Sire of 329 rnrs, 190 wnrs, inc. SW Candelara (ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3), Real Surreal, Sylpheed, Real Good, Sagaronne, Secret Saga, SP Sagatona, Stroak, Epic Saga, Kirabo, Easy Drama, Choose a Saga and of Real Princess, Realing, Powerful Saga, Saga Miss, Saga of the Storm, A Day to Remember, No Problem, Outback Saga, Hot Saga, Real Mean, You Did What, Astir, Bimini Road, Epic Piper, etc.


1st dam

ATALI, by Cherokee Run. Raced once. Dam of three foals, all winners-

Tiger Master (g. by Bradbury's Luck). 6 wins from 1600m to 1800m, S$280,773, Singapore TC Class 3 H., Panasonic Communications Systems S., Kranji Stakes C, Initiation P., Class 4 H., Benchmark 67 H., 3d Singapore TC Benchmark 83 H., Benchmark 83 H., Initiation P., Benchmark 67 H.

Caledonia's Call (g. by Show a Heart). 3 wins from 1300m to 1850m, 3d BRC Goa Get Noticed P., Bundaberg Rum Small Batch P.

Atalaga (f. by Real Saga). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

ZAGHRUTA, by Gone West. Unraced. Sister to ZAFONIC, ZAMINDAR, Western Appeal, three-quarter-sister to Botanic, Hachita (dam of ANNOUNCE, MEXICAN GOLD), Blagdon (dam of ACOUSTICAL), half-sister to CHOICE SPIRIT, Shuttle Diplomacy, Press Baron, Descant (dam of COUGAR MOUNTAIN). Dam of 10 named foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Gifted Leader. 5 wins from 1¾m to 17f, Sandown Bet Totepool H., 2d Newmarket H., York Queen Mother's Cup, Exeter Valentine Novice Hurdle.


3rd dam

ZAIZAFON, by The Minstrel. 2 wins at 2, Newcastle Seaton Delaval S., Gr.3, 3d Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.2, 4th Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.2, Newmarket Child S., Gr.3. Sister to Mariakova (dam of WELL BEYOND), half-sister to Dangora (dam of DANZARI), Factual, Magnified, Model Bride (dam of ARABRIDE), Modena (dam of ELMAAMUL, REAMS OF VERSE, MANIFEST, MODERN DAY, MODERNISE, HIGH WALDEN, MODESTA, NOVELLARA). Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

ZAFONIC (Gone West). Horse of the Year in Europe in 1993. Head of The 1992 2YO & 1993 3YO European Classifications. 5 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, £205,922, 1,628,000fr., The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Tancarville, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Djebel, L. Sire.

ZAMINDAR (Gone West). 2 wins at 2, Deauville Prix de Cabourg, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Saone, 2d Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Prix de Ris-Orangis, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1. Champion sire.

CHOICE SPIRIT (Danzig). 2 wins at 1600m, Deauville Prix de la Calonne, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Pegase, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Amandine, L. Dam of-

Hachita. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 3d Newmarket Curragh Home of the Irish Classics H., Sandown London Stock Exchange 2YO S. Dam of-

ANNOUNCE (Selkirk). 5 wins from 2000m to 2500m, €394,960, Deauville Prix Jean Romanet, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix Allez France, Gr.3, Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Thiberville, L, Prix des Favorites, 2d Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.2, Longchamp La Coupe, Gr.3, 4th Grand Prix de Vichy, Gr.3. Producer.

MEXICAN GOLD (Medaglia d'Oro). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 1700m, €128,035, US$92,000, Longchamp Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, Deauville Prix d'Hotot en Auge, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, 3d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Belmont Athenia S., Gr.3, 4th Del Mar Matriarch S., Gr.1.

Shuttle Diplomacy (Seeking the Gold). 2 wins at 1400m, Longchamp Prix de Tivoli, Prix des Arts et Metiers, 2d Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3. Sire.

Press Baron (Private Account). 2 wins at 2, 3d Evry Prix Herod, L, Prix Matchem, L, Longchamp Prix de Suresnes, L.

Western Appeal (Gone West). Winner at 1400m, Deauville Prix de Vire, 3d Deauville Prix de Saint-Cyr, L. Dam of-

Desert Image (Beat Hollow). Winner at 2, 2d Newmarket Montrose S., L, Newbury Dubai Duty Free Full of Surprises 2YO Fillies' S. Producer.

Botanic (Mr. Prospector). Winner at 6½f in U.S.A, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Cor de Chasse, L. Sire.

Marching West. Winner at 2, Deauville Prix de Cleronde, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Mordant, 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2. Dam of-

Moorside (Champs Elysees). Winner at 1½m, 2d Chester Cheshire Oaks, L, 4th Leopardstown Stanerra S., L.

Bold Empress. Winner at 2, Evry Prix Punta Gorda. Dam of-

Well Dressed (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 2200m, 2d Longchamp Prix de Courcelles, L, Chantilly Prix du Labyrinthe, Saint-Cloud Prix d'Ellon, 4th Le Croise-Laroche Grand Prix du Nord, L.

Tsar's Pride (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 2400m, Deauville Prix de Troam, 2d Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L. Dam of-

EXHIBIT ONE (Silver Hawk). Champion Older Female in Italy in 2007 (Long). 3 wins at 2000m, 2400m, £19,884, €201,651, Milan Premio Paolo Mezzanotte, Gr.3, Rome Premio Carlo d'Alessio, Gr.3, 2d Milan Premio Ambrosiano, Gr.3, 3d Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2, 4th Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

MAITRES D'ART (Zenno Rob Roy). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 157,906,000¥, to 2017, Chukyo Chunichi Shimbun Hai, Gr.3, Tokyo Amethyst S., Tamagawa S., 3d Niigata Daishoten, Gr.3, Nakayama Keisei Hai, Gr.3, Tokyo Kyodo News Service Hai, Gr.3.

ROSTOVA (Arch). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, Chantilly Prix Casimir Delamarre, L, Goodwood Breeders Backing Racing Fillies' S., Newmarket NGK Spark Plugs H., 4th Toulouse Prix Fille de l'Air, Gr.3.

PAVLOSK (Arch). 2 wins at 7f, 1m, York Fillies' S., L, Newbury Bridget Fillies' S., 4th Lingfield Chartwell S., Gr.3, York Strensall S., Gr.3.

Bold Assumption. Unraced. Dam of-

IRISH ROOKIE (Azamour). 2 wins at 2, £92,349, €137,670, Newmarket Montrose S., L, 2d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Curragh Ridgewood Pearl S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.1.

Daring Action. Unraced. Dam of-

DARING LOVE (Big Shuffle). 3 wins at 2 in Germany, Baden-Baden Maurice Lacroix Trophy, Gr.2, Cologne Oppenheim Rennen, L.

DARING MATCH (Call Me Big). 5 wins to 1300m, €150,450, to 2017 in Germany, Hoppegarten Hoppegartener Sprint Cup, L-twice, 2d Baden-Baden Goldene Peitsche, Gr.2, Silberne Peitsche, Gr.3, 3d Baden-Baden Goldene Peitsche, Gr.2.

Descant. Unraced. Dam of-

COUGAR MOUNTAIN (Fastnet Rock). Joint Champion Older Male Miler in Ireland in 2015. 3 wins at 6f, 1m, £183,956, €95,620, US$20,000, QAR160,160, Newmarket Joel S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, Amethyst S., Gr.3, Qatar Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cup, 3d Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Amethyst S., Gr.3, 4th Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Naas Renaissance S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Heritage S., L.

Ambiguity (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 2, 3d Curragh Marble Hill S., L.


Race Record:

Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Served by Ready for Victory. Date of last service, 09.11.2017.