Tiger By The Tale

Tiger By The Tale

Sire: Tale of the Cat

Dam: Spinner's Magic

Colour: Bay or Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Oct 6th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Lilac, White Halves, Black Cap


A L O'Leary

Career Record: 57-6-5-10

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    10.5 %
  • Place
    26.3 %





Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2011

SireStorm CatStorm BirdNorthern Dancer
TALE OF THE CAT (USA) TerlinguaSecretariat
1994YarnMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
  NarrateHonest Pleasure
DamO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
SPINNER'S MAGIC (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court
2002Anne of TudorTwig MossLuthier
  Gay NinetiesWilkes

TALE OF THE CAT (USA) (Bay 1994-Stud 1999). 5 wins, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.2. Champion USA Sire of 2YOs, 2003. Sire of 1823 rnrs, 1302 wnrs, 98 SW, inc. Gio Ponti (Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile H., Gr.1), She's a Tiger, Stopchargingmaria, Glamour Puss, Tale of Ekati, Lion Heart, Tell a Tale, My Trusty Cat, Gathering, Cat Moves, Falkirk, A Shin Top, Forty Tales, Real Saga, Trusting, Be Gentle, Favorite Tale, Tale of a Champion, etc.


1st dam

Spinner's Magic, by O'Reilly. 5 wins to 1300m, A$169,590, AJC Canon Finance H., Sydney UD Truck Sales H., Schweppes Tonic H., STC MTA Drive Horse Power P., Grosvenor H., 2d AJC Breeders Classic, Gr.3, 3d STC Millie Fox S., Gr.3. Dam of four named foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

Tiger by the Tale (g. by Tale of the Cat). Winner. See below.

Caravel (g. by Henrythenavigator). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in 2014-15 in Aust.


2nd dam

ANNE OF TUDOR, by Twig Moss. Unplaced. Half-sister to HERMOD, ORSAY, Charter (dam of HIRE, LEASE), Very Amusing (dam of PRANKSTER), Gay Finale (dam of ENZEDEX EAGLE). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Spinner's Magic (O'Reilly). 5 wins. See above.

Ace Harmony. 3 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$109,700, MRC Westpac Business Cup, No Fuss Solutions H., 2d MRC Betfair H., 3d Sale Cup.


3rd dam

Gay Nineties, by Wilkes. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1200m, AJC Darley H., Lakes H., Orangeville H., 3d AJC Flight S., Gr.2. Half-sister to Imperial Reign. Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

HERMOD (Planet Kingdom). 5 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$87,200, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, AJC Anniversary H., L, NSW Tatt's RC FJ Carberry H., STC Westmead Welter H., St Leonards H., 2d AJC Villiers S., Gr.3, STC Parramatta Cup, L, 3d STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2. Sire.

ORSAY (Red Anchor). 3 wins at 1500m, 1600m, A$121,495, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, SBS Radio H., VATC Forina H., 2d SAJC Alsco Linen Service H., 3d STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, SAJC Dequetteville S., L, Desirable H. Producer.

Charter. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, AJC When Harry Met Sally H., STC Tramore H., Kool Mints H., 2d AJC Tim Sweeny H., STC AWA Racecourse Technology H. Dam of-

HIRE (Canny Lad). 5 wins to 1400m, A$852,895, AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, Hawkesbury Guineas, L, STC Aristocrat H., 2d VRC Salinger S., Gr.1, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, VATC Moonga S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, STC Royal Parma S., L, 4th AJC Epsom H., Gr.1.

LEASE (Quest for Fame). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 2000m, A$532,250, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, AJC Belmura Lad 2YO H., 2d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, QTC Queensland Classic, Gr.1, AJC PH Osborne 2YO H., SAJC Liquorsmart H., STC Truscott's Toyota Welter H., 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, STC Shannon H., Gr.3, Heritage S., L, Winfreux Quality H., 4th AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1.

Gay Tudor. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Tudor Lad (Canny Lad). 7 wins from 1200m to 1650m, A$259,600, WATC Italian Day This Saturday H., Small Business Awards Welter H., Loxam Developments Welter H., Perthracing.com.au H., Supporting the Homeless H., 2d Bunbury S., L, 3d Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Hannan's H., L, 4th WATC Hyperion S., Gr.3.

Very Amusing. Unplaced. Dam of-

PRANKSTER (Dash o' Pleasure). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$142,580, AJC June S., L, King Brian H., Track Talk Video H., STC Swan Gold H., Wyong Guineas, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, Ipswich TC Eye Liner S., L, STC Hardys All Weather H., 4th STC Carringbush Cup, Gr.2.

Fairytale Time. Unplaced. Dam of-

FANTASIA (Canny Lad). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$221,680, AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, Shade Oak H., James White H., 2d STC Epona S., L, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., L, 3d AJC Shame H., City Tatt's RC Colleen Roberts H., STC Clubsnsw H., Schweppes Viage H., 4th AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Illawarra TC Keith F Nolan Classic, L.

Gay Finale. Unraced. Dam of-

ENZEDEX EAGLE (High Yield). 6 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$4,350, A$339,380, STC NE Manion Cup, L, AJC Te Akau Nick Welter H., Paddington H., STC Kooringal Hotel H., 2d AJC Randwick City S., Gr.3, 3d Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, STC Premier's Cup, L, Gosford Cup, L, Wyong Gold Cup, L-twice.


Race Record: 5 Starts 1-1-0 A$40,400.

Winner at 1350m in 2014-15, BRC PFD Food Services H., 2d BRC Sky International 2YO P.