Tale of the Cat

Storm Cat - Yarn, by Mr. Prospector

1994, dkb/br, entered stud 1999

2YO G1 winner in 2013
SHE'S A TIGER while
STOPCHARGINGMARIA
is a G1 winner in 2014.

2014 FEE: $25,000 Live Foal / Stands & Nurses

Standing at Ashford Stud, Versailles, KY

Tools and Resources

Current Top Performers Worldwide

What's This?
Up to 10 runners are listed for each sire. Runners represent the stallion’s top performers for the year and are displayed according to a hierarchy that gives first preference to the date, graded stakes, stakes, and then non-stakes races. These are sorted by best performance. Older results will remain listed if no new performances occur to replace them. At the beginning of a new year, this section will display the top performers for the previous year through March 31 but a preference is given to current year runners. Each horse listed is linked to additional information including pedigree, sale history, race chart (with video and recap when available). Race data include distance in furlongs; final time of race; and track code. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services.
Horse Age/Sex/Best Win Broodmare Sire Race (Stakes Grade if Applicable; Date; Purse; Distance; Time; Track)
STOPCHARGINGMARIA 3 yo, f, G1W Montbrook
Alabama S. (gr. I, 8/16/2014, $600,000, 1 1/4 miles, 2:05.14, Saratoga ) Replay
TVG Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I, 7/20/2014, $300,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:49.80, Saratoga ) Replay
FAVORITE TALE 3 yo, g, G3W Grindstone
Gallant Bob S. (gr. III, 9/20/2014, $300,000, 6 furlongs, 1:08.16, Parx Racing ) Replay
Gold Fever S. ( 5/4/2014, $100,000, 6 furlongs, 1:10.25, Belmont Park ) Replay
THE DIAMOND ONE (AUS) 5 yo, m, G3W O'Reilly (NZ)
White Robe Lodge H. (gr. III, 2/1/2014, $35,376, Wingatui-NZ )
ENCHANTING LADY 2 yo, f, SW A.P. Indy
Landaluce S. ( 6/22/2014, $125,000, 5 1/2 furlongs, 1:03.94, Santa Anita Park ) Replay
KNIT ONE PURR TOO 3 yo, f, SW Danzig
Stormy Blues S. ( 4/19/2014, $100,000, 5 furlongs, 0:59.65, Pimlico ) Replay
AOC ( 3/15/2014, $42,000, 5 1/2 furlongs, 1:06.33, Laurel Park ) Replay
TALES OF FASHION (AUS) 3 yo, f, SW Last Tycoon (IRE)
Gallopers Sports Club Lancaster S. ( 5/17/2014, $59,923, Doomben-AUS )
Shere Khan (TUR) 3 yo, c, G1PL Indian Ridge (IRE)
3rd Surat S. (gr. I, 9/27/2014, $30,940, Ankara (yil Racecourse)-TUR )
Panther Cat (ITY) 2 yo, c, G3PL Theatrical (IRE)
2nd Premio Guido Berardelli (gr. III, 10/26/2014, $19,513, Rome-ITY )
( 8/23/2014, $7,945, Naples-ITY )
Felarof (AUS) 3 yo, g, G3PL Anabaa
2nd Sportingbet Sa Sires Produce S. (gr. III, 4/12/2014, $18,177, Morphettville-AUS )
MDN ( 3/8/2014, $8,164, Echuca-AUS )
Flame Cat (AUS) 3 yo, f, G3PL Flying Spur (AUS)
2nd Pretty Polly S. (gr. III, 3/29/2014, $3,780, Turffontein-SAF )
2nd Ruffian S. ( 3/8/2014, $2,796, Turffontein-SAF )

Leading Runners Worldwide

What's This?
Up to 10 runners are listed in each category: Lifetime Earnings, Current Year Earnings, and Class Performance Index (CPI). Lifetime Earnings and Current Year Earnings include Northern Hemisphere winnings. CPI is the average earnings per start for an individual runner divided by the average earnings per start for all horses of the same crop and gender that raced in the same country for a given year.

By Lifetime Earnings

Name Earnings
Gio Ponti $6,169,800
A Shin Top $2,062,939
Stopchargingmaria $1,494,000
Lion Heart $1,390,800
Shigeru Sosai $1,278,050
Tale of Ekati $1,182,992
Eishin Bodin $999,516
Gathering (AUS) $945,289
Glamour Puss (NZ) $932,226
My Trusty Cat $902,753

By Current Year Earnings

Name Earnings
Stopchargingmaria $946,000
Favorite Tale $369,826
A Shin Top $136,080
Voodoo Tales $128,520
Mr. O'Leary $125,175
Knit One Purr Too $113,020
Spicy Shrimp (AUS) $111,995
Hot and Spicy $105,514
Dr Good Habit $105,067
Ferocious $91,600

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI
Stopchargingmaria 31.18
She's a Tiger 20.74
A Shin Top 17.81
Saratoga Snacks 9.99
Favorite Tale 8.35
Wine Tales (AUS) 6.89
Whittington (AUS) 5.95
Ferocious 5.17
Tiger Tank 5.13
Shigeru Sosai 5.05

Recent North American Winners and Stakes Performers

What's This?
All winning or stakes-placed progeny are listed for North American performances within the previous seven days. Winners are updated on the list only when the information on new winners is available. Juvenile runners are included in a separate list. For each runner is listed his or her name, age and sex, and broodmare sire. Race data include the race name (when applicable), track, official finish position, distance, and race date. If video of the race is available, a camera icon and “Replay” are linked to a video player. Equibase charts for all races are also linked.

3-Year-Olds and up

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Divine Vision (3 yo/g) Elusive Quality MCL, Santa Anita Park (1st , 5 1/2 Furlongs, 10/25) n/a Equibase Chart
Alluseeismytale (4 yo/g) Thunder Gulch CLM, Laurel Park (1st , 5 1/2 Furlongs, 10/30) n/a Equibase Chart
Winning Saga (3 yo/f) Birdonthewire CLM, Penn National (1st , 6 Furlongs, 10/30) n/a Equibase Chart
Winning Touch (7 yo/g) Gulch CLM, Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort (1st , 5 1/2 Furlongs, 10/28) n/a Equibase Chart
Ernie Owl (9 yo/g) Sports View CLM, Los Alamitos (1st , 4 1/2 Furlongs, 10/25) n/a Equibase Chart
New Twist Miss (3 yo/f) A.P. Indy CLM, Hastings Racecourse (1st , 6 1/2 Furlongs, 10/25) n/a Equibase Chart
Giant Cat Tale (4 yo/f) Deputy Commander CLM, Remington Park (1st , 1 Mile 70 Yards, 10/29) n/a Equibase Chart

Upcoming North American Race Entries

What's This?
This section lists the progeny entered in an upcoming race in North America (U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico) for the subject stallion. Weekly entries are published as soon as they are available through Equibase and are only for races that meet the following purse thresholds: All stakes $50,000 and up; allowance races for $30,000 and up; claiming and optional claiming for $50,000 and up; maiden special weights for $20,000 and up; and, maiden claiming races worth $20,000 or more. For each runner is listed its post position, name, age and sex, and name of the dam. Race data includes the race type or name (applicable to stakes), race date, race number, track, purse, distance, assigned weight, jockey, trainer, breeder and owner.
Post Horse / Age / Sex / Dam Race Wt Jockey / Trainer Breeder / Owner
2 Que Regalo
  • 3 yo Filly
  • Deb's Favoite Gift
MCL
10/31/2014, Race 2, Parx Racing, $37,000, 6f
114
  • Kristin Troxell
  • Marcos Zulueta
  • Nature Coast Thoroughbreds
  • Michele Armstrong
5 Coral Beach
  • 2 yo Filly
  • Coral Genius
MCL
10/31/2014, Race 4, Aqueduct, $52,000, 1 1/16mi (T)
110
  • Kali Francois
  • Todd A. Pletcher
  • International Equities Holding, Inc.
  • Sumaya U.S. Stable
10 Aniell
  • 2 yo Filly
  • Liz Hunter
MSW
10/31/2014, Race 7, Churchill Downs, $41,000, 1mi (T)
118
  • Alan Garcia
  • Mark E. Casse
  • Russell S. Davis
  • Gabe Grossberg
1 Conspire
  • 3 yo Gelding
  • Meandering Stream
MCL
11/2/2014, Race 5, Woodbine, $28,700, 7f
116
  • Erika Smilovsky
  • Ashlee Brnjas
  • Windhaven Farms Limited
  • Colebrook Farms
4 Agave Cat
  • 4 yo Gelding
  • Coquila Rose
ALW
11/5/2014, Race 8, Delta Downs, $30,000, 5f
120
  • C.J. McMahon
  • John Troy Hardy
  • Phil T. Owens
  • William Whitley

Tale of the Cat's Northern Hemisphere Rankings

What's This?
Stallions whose progeny performance statistics make them the top 100 sires nationally or among the top 25 leadings sires in a given state are listed with runners, winners, stakes winners, stakes wins, graded stakes winners, grade I stakes winners, chief earner, and aggregate earnings identified for the current year. The same data for the previous year is also presented if the sire met the ranking thresholds. All data except stakes and graded stakes represents Northern Hemisphere data; stakes information is worldwide.
  Rankings Rnrs Wnrs SWs SWins GSWs G1SWs Chief Earner Earnings
2014 240 112 4 7 2 1 Stopchargingmaria ($946,000) $5,595,486
2013 281 135 12 20 5 1 She's a Tiger ($725,650) $7,698,858

Auction Results (N. Hemisphere only)

What's This?
Summary sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all significant sales in the Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially. Below the summary results are links to worldwide hip-by-hip results for the major sales during the current year and two previous years. An online database with access to more detailed searches is available at www.bloodhorse.com/auctions-tool/. Recent Results Displays hip-by-hip sales results for the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares from the past two months; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed.
2014 2013
Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os
Number Sold 4 0 37 20 5 8 49 15
Total Average $64,250 $0 $98,685 $128,800 $79,000 $74,875 $90,378 $105,800
Total Median $64,500 $0 $87,000 $75,000 $22,000 $71,000 $75,000 $110,000
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $131,417 (14) $120,917 (12) n/a $86,167 (6) $98,146 (24) $148,667 (6)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $78,761 (23) $140,625 (8) n/a $41,000 (2) $82,920 (25) $77,222 (9)

Tale of the Cat's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Current Sales Results

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.

Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearling Sale

(10/20/2014 - 10/22/2014 )

Top Weanling, Yearling, and Two-Year Olds by Tale of the Cat

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
49 UNNAMED, 2013 F Y Zamindarling, 2003 Denali Stud Alex Mager $43,000
681 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Long N Lanky, 2004 Brookdale Sales Royal Flush Racing $35,000
475 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Glorious Deal, 2006 Darby Dan Farm December Farm, agent $30,000
1078 UNNAMED, 2013 F Y So Very Happy, 2007 Warrendale Sales Eisaman Equine $27,000
691 UNNAMED, 2013 F Y Maddie's Promise, 1997 Warrendale Sales Kenneth McPeek, agent $25,000

Arqana 2014 Deauville October Yearling Sale

(10/20/2014 - 10/23/2014 )

Top Weanling, Yearling, and Two-Year Olds by Tale of the Cat

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
108 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Gypsy Hollow*, 2001 Haras de Manneville Al Shaqab Racing $114,840

Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2014 Fall Mixed Sale

(10/14/2014 - 10/16/2014 )

Top Weanling, Yearling, and Two-Year Olds by Tale of the Cat

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
530 UNNAMED, 2012 C 2 Miss Fremont, 2005 Julie Davies Sallusto & Albina, agent $65,000

Tale of the Cat's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Upcoming Sales Entries

What's This?
North American auction listings are included for the progeny and covered mares of all featured stallions. Expand each sale by clicking the + symbol to the left of the sale name. Entries include hip number, name (when applicable), sex, year of birth, type [A=stallion; B=broodmare; C=stallion season; D=broodmare prospect; E=racing or broodmare prospect; F=racing or stallion prospect; G=stallion prospect; H=horse; I=racing prospect; S=stallion share; W=weanling; Y=yearling; 2 (or other numeral)=age of hip], sire, dam, broodmare sire, and consignor. Cover sire information is available for broodmares that have been bred by hovering the cursor over the “B” designation.

Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2014 Mixed Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
138 She's a Tiger f 2011 3 Tale of the Cat Shandra Smiles Cahill Road
142 Stopchargingmaria f 2011 3 Tale of the Cat Exotic Bloom Montbrook

Keeneland Association November 2014 Breeding Stock Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
60 Draxhall Jump m 2002 B Tale of the Cat Penny Hole Seeking the Gold Ramsey Farm, Agent
222 Twice Told Tale f 2010 B Tale of the Cat Dance to Dawn Louis Quatorze Denali Stud (Craig & Holly Bandoroff), Agent XVI
296 c 2014 W Tale of the Cat Feature Article Seattle Slew William B. Harrigan (Miacomet Farm Ltd), Agent
381 Practice f 2011 B Smart Strike Dress Rehearsal (IRE) Galileo (IRE) Four Star Sales, Agent
416 f 2014 W Tale of the Cat Speed Dating Not For Love Paramount Sales, Agent XXVI
452 Ten K Cat m 2009 B Tale of the Cat Jeanne's Honor Honour and Glory Nursery Place, Agent
589 Elle Point m 2008 B Distorted Humor Point Ashley Point Given Three Chimneys Farm, Agent III
610 c 2014 W Tale of the Cat Giant Redwood Pleasant Tap Patricia Clark, Agent V
804 Schiavona f 2011 E Tale of the Cat Titian Time Red Ransom Winter Quarter Farm, Agent I
810 Select Cat m 2009 B Tale of the Cat Secret Patriot Secret Hello Nursery Place, Agent
888 Warsaw Ballet m 2007 B El Prado (IRE) Whiletheiron'shot Smart Strike Eaton Sales, Agent
956 Catrageous f 2010 B Tale of the Cat Frozen Treat Dynaformer Paramount Sales, Agent LXV
967 c 2014 W Tale of the Cat Classofsixtythree Include Eaton Sales, Agent
988 c 2014 W Tale of the Cat Delaplane Darlin Afleet Alex James B. Keogh (Grovendale), Agent forThe Meadows
1148 My Sister Sandy m 2008 B Montbrook Melegant Kris S. Warrendale Sales, Agent XIII
1214 Sandstorm Cat m 2005 B Tale of the Cat Sand Pebbles (IRE) Sadler's Wells Vinery Sales, Agent XIX
1311 Adorable Jane m 2004 B Tale of the Cat Copeaway Copelan Lane's End, Agent
1332 f 2014 W Tale of the Cat Be Envied Lemon Drop Kid Darby Dan Farm, Agent for HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC
1348 Bostonian Cat m 2009 B Tale of the Cat Whobabydatiz Boston Harbor Nursery Place, Agent
1438 Fearless Miss f 2011 D Tale of the Cat Boldy's Reflection Bold Ruckus Allied Bloodstock, Agent XVI
1493 c 2014 W Tale of the Cat Inavision Dynaformer Hunter Valley Farm, Agent
1533 c 2014 W Tale of the Cat Maiden's Landing Deputy Minister Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck),Agent IV
1676 Switch It m 2005 B Tale of the Cat Eaves Cox's Ridge Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent CXXVII
1727 Abby O m 2000 B Deputy Commander Spend a Nickel Plugged Nickle Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent CXXXV
1788 Cat Dan m 2004 B Domasca Dan Cat's Calling Caller I. D. Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent CXXXV
1789 Cathy's Crunches m 2008 B West Acre Miss Atticus Atticus Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, Agent
1790 Cat's Garden f 2011 B Tale of the Cat Garden Secrets Time for a Change Eaton Sales, Agent
1906 Jaws n' Paws m 2007 B Onebadshark Denali Cat Sir Cat Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, Agent
1921 La Belle Cat m 2009 B Tale of the Cat La Belle Danse Beau Genius Indian Creek, Agent
1931 c 2014 W Tale of the Cat Let It Go Lady Cherokee Run Indian Creek, Agent
2056 Sinister Tale m 2009 B Tale of the Cat Sinister Sister Formal Dinner Sheltowee Sales, Agent
2102 Tiztimetokinect m 2003 B Tiznow Miss Waki Club Miswaki KatieRich Farms
2147 All Talk f 2010 B Tale of the Cat Abundantly Blessed Phone Trick Three Chimneys Farm, Agent XVII
2157 Armarante m 2008 B Tale of the Cat Silent Greeting Secret Hello Vinery Sales, Agent XXV
2219 Cypriata m 2001 B Seeking the Gold Northern Aspen Northern Dancer Vinery Sales, Agent XVIII
2272 Forever Vow m 2007 B Broken Vow Charmander Dehere Bluewater Sales LLC, Agent IV
2474 c 2014 W Tale of the Cat Starline Matty G Royal Oak Farm (Damian & Braxton Lynch), Agent
2489 Sweet Ober Melissa m 2006 B Tale of the Cat Gold 'n Sugar Java Gold Claiborne Farm, Agent
2619 Divine Cat m 2007 B Tale of the Cat Devine Seattle Slew Belvedere Farm Inc. (Marty Takacs), Agent I
2639 Flying Arch m 2008 B Arch Proud Tradition Seeking the Gold Greenwood Lodge Farm, Phase 1 of aComplete Dispersal of Breeding Stock
2678 Impartial m 2009 B Tale of the Cat Impart Maria's Mon Denali Stud (Craig & Holly Bandoroff), Agent XXXI
2823 Silver Shimmer m 2008 B Tale of the Cat Silver Reserve Silver Deputy Elm Tree Farm LLC (Mr. and Mrs. Jody Huckabay),Agent XI
2826 Sis's Sis m 2007 B Cahill Road Carni Gal Carnivalay Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, Agent
2856 Two Putt c 2012 I Tale of the Cat High Bridge Thunder Gulch William B. Harrigan (Miacomet Farm Ltd), Agent
2995 Casseopia m 2006 B Tale of the Cat Tis Michelle Native Charger VanMeter Sales, Agent XII
3689 Sunny Morning m 2005 B Tale of the Cat Miss Delta Dawn Thirty Six Red Gainesway, Agent II

Pedigree

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A brief pedigree is accompanied by a notation of inbreeding within five generations. Below the sire’s name are two links—“Download Stallion Register Pages” goes to the stallion’s current Stallion Register print pages in PDF (if made available by the subscribing farm) and the equineline.com “Reports” link goes to a list of reports available from The Jockey Club’s equineline.com service.

Tale of the Cat

Storm Cat Storm Bird Northern Dancer
South Ocean
Terlingua Secretariat
Crimson Saint
Yarn Mr. Prospector Raise a Native
Gold Digger
Narrate Honest Pleasure
State

Inbreeding

4S X 5D Bold Ruler; 5S X 5D Nasrullah; 5S X 4D Native Dancer; 3S X 5D Northern Dancer; 5S X 5D Princequillo.

Race Record

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.
Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (SP) 3rd (SP) Earned
3 5 3 ( 1 ) 0 1 ( 1 ) $204,200
4 4 2 1 ( 1 ) 1 ( 1 ) $156,700
Totals 9 5 1 2 $360,900

Won at 3

  • King's Bishop S. (gr. II) at Saratoga

    (7f, D, defeating Oro de Mexico, Trafalger, Glitman, Capture the Gold, All Chatter). Replay
  • An allowance race at Monmouth Park

    (8.5f, D, defeating Dubai Dust, Red Hot Rhythm, Polish Double, Bucklender). Replay
  • A maiden special weight race at Monmouth Park

    (8.32f, D, defeating Hagler, Bucklender, Social Promotion, Mt. Samra, Honey's Whisper, Skip Out First, Michele's Pie, Shades of Success). Replay

3rd at 3

  • Vosburgh S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (7f, D, to Victor Cooley, Score a Birdie, defeating Partner's Hero, Basqueian, Diligence, Northern Afleet, Circle of Light, Kelly Kip, Elajjud, Cold Execution, Kid Katabatic). Replay

Won at 4

  • An allowance race at Saratoga

    (8f, T, defeating Amarettitorun, Lucayan Prince, Tansit, Donthelumbertrader, Za-Im (GB)). Replay
  • An allowance race at Monmouth Park

    (8.32f, D, defeating Hidden Mines, Blue Darlin). Replay

2nd at 4

  • Whitney H. (gr. I) at Saratoga

    (9f, D, to Awesome Again, defeating Crypto Star, Frisk Me Now, Mr. Sinatra, Accelerator, Precocity, Banker's Gold). Replay

3rd at 4

  • Vosburgh S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (7f, D, to Affirmed Success, Stormin Fever, defeating Banker's Gold, Kelly Kip, Distorted Humor, Rare Rock). Replay

As Broodmare Sire

What's This?
Information provided for stallions with producing daughters includes the number of producers and number of foals, runners, winners, juvenile winners, and stakes winners. Broodmare Sire Average Earnings Index (AEI) is a ratio of the progeny average earnings of the stallion’s producing daughters with the total average of all broodmare sires’ progeny, during the same year and within the same country.

Tale of the Cat is the sire of 341 dams of 874 named foals of racing age, 587 rnrs (67%), 395 wnrs (45%), 142 2yo wnrs (16%), 1.21 AEI, 1.41 CI; 32 sw, Leading Earner: It's Tricky ($1,666,500).

Nicking and Broodmare Sire Reports from

Farm Information

Ashford Stud

Aisling Duignan, Dermot Ryan, Charlie O'Connor, Andre Lynch, Adrian Wallace or Scott Calder, Ashford Stud, P.O. Box 823, Versailles, KY 40383. Phone (859) 873-7088.
Fax (859) 879-5756.

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