Nicely Bred Daughter of AL MAHER!


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Al Maher (AUS) 2001
Zargana (IRE) 1998
10 October 2006
Bittern 3918 VIC, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Royal Bloodstock

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:No
Selling with a foal at foot:No

TWEEZERS is the well bred daughter of AL MAHER who based on his Dancing Show female line will continue the success as a Broodmare Sire, as has Redoute's Choice, Umatilla and Hurricane Sky.

Her Dam ZARGANA is a Half Sister to ZARKIYA, ZARIYAN and ZARKASHA - dam of European Horse Of The Year and Champion 2yo & 3yo ZARKAVA.

She unfortunately Slipped to FIORENTE and is now ready to breed with.


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Bay mare       Foaled 2006 

AL MAHER Danehill (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
Show Dancing (NZ)Don't Say Halo (USA)Halo
Dancing Show (USA)Nijinsky
ZilzalNureyevNorthern Dancer
French CharmerLe Fabuleux
ZarkanaDoyounMill Reef

AL MAHER (AUS) (2001). 5 wins-2 at 2, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 658 rnrs, 420 wnrs, 35 SW, inc. Delicacy, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Quick Thinker, Madam Rouge, Sweet and Speedy, Krone, Ragged Rascal, Mizlecki, Leaves of Grass, SP Superium, Annie Okay, The August, Firstclass Dreamer, Al Shameel and of Miss Tycoon, Mishani Sleuth, Naadam, McConachy, Somals, Admiral Promo, etc.


1st dam

ZARGANA (IRE), by Zilzal. Unraced. Half-sister to ZARKIYA, Zariyan,  Zarkasha (dam of ZARKAVA, ZARSHANA). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Zocalo (c by Desert Prince (Ire)). 2 wins at 1950m, 3500m, 2d Pisa Premio Prova d'Assaggio S/chase, Rome Premio dell'Esercito, Premio Val de Loir.

 Mio Mondo (g by Agnes World (USA)). 5 wins from 1000m to 1900m in Aust.

 Santuario (g by Purrealist). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m in Aust.

 Oh My Word (g by Purrealist). Winner at 1300m in Aust.

 Godsana (f by God's Own). Raced twice. Dam of-

 Hang. 5 wins from 1200m to 1700m, A$233,575, BRC Thyme Restaurant Sofitel Brisbane H., Toowoomba Guineas, Ipswich TC Book Your Xmas Party H., Sirromet H., 4th BRC Gunsynd Classic, Gr.3.

 Zarbrav (f by Falbrav (Ire)). Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Zarben. 3 wins to 1100m in Aust.

 Zoomfield. Winner at 900m in 2019-20 in Aust.


2nd dam

ZARKANA, by Doyoun. 2 wins at 1600m, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Tour Saint-Jacques. Three-quarter-sister to  Zarabaya (dam of SET TO MUSIC), half-sister to ZARANNDA, Zarlana. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ZARKIYA (f Catrail (USA)) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1450m, 1500m, Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Pearl Cap, 2d Chantilly Prix d'Angerville, L, 4th Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1. Dam of-

 Zarkalia. Unplaced. Dam of 3 winners-

Zaridiya (f Duke of Marmalade) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2d Longchamp Prix des Lilas, L, Chantilly Prix de la Grande Folie, 3d Chantilly Prix Bouchard Agriculture.

 Zindana. Unraced. Dam of-

Zuenoon - Kyrus Unicorn (H.K.) (g Havana Gold) 2 wins at 2, 2d Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, 4th Curragh Celebration S., L.

 Zakania. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

SURREY THUNDER (c Le Havre) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1650m, 2400m to 2019 in GB and France, Grand Prix de Clairefontaine, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Francois Mathet, L, 3d Baden-Baden Derby Trial, Gr.3, ParisLongchamp Prix Noailles, Gr.3.

Sgarzulina (f Invincible Spirit (Ire)) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1300m, Milan Premio Bedizzole, 2d Milan Premio Vittorio Crespi, L, Premio Lario.

Zariyan (g Anabaa (USA)) 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 3700m, €153,455, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Pot au Feu, 3d Deauville Prix Ridgway, L, Longchamp Prix du Pont-Neuf, L.

 Zarkali. 14 wins from 1900m to 4500m, €699,733 in France and Italy, Merano Premio ASSI S/chase, 2d Rome S/chase delle Capannelle.

 Zarkasha. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

ZARKAVA (f Zamindar) Horse of the Year in Europe in 2008. Champion 3YO Filly in Europe & France in 2008. Champion 2YO Filly in France in 2007. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, €3,364,620, Longchamp Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, Prix Vermeille, Gr.1.Unbeaten. Dam of 3 winners-

ZARAK (c Dubawi (Ire)) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, €827,115, 1,541,400Dhs in France and U.A.E, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, 2d Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, 3d Chantilly Prix Dollar, Gr.2.

ZARKAMIYA (f Frankel) 2 wins at 1600m, 2400m, €123,380, Longchamp Prix de Thiberville, L, Prix de la Lancette, 3d Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3.

ZARSHANA (f Sea the Stars) 2 wins at 2400m, 2500m, €120,500, Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Thiberville, L, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Seine, L, 3d Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3.

 Zarakiysha. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

Zarzali (f Hussonet (USA)) 3 wins from 1700m to 2400m, A$163,675, VRC Trophy H., 3d ATC Angst S., Gr.3, BRC Princess S., L.


Race Record: Unraced.


Produce Record: Dam of 4 named foals, 2 to race, both winners.

2010  Half Pint (f by Purrealist). Unraced.

2011  Flying Star (g by Street Hero (USA)). 4 wins from 1700m to 2000m, 3d Ballarat TC Learmonth Stag Hotel P.

2012 (f by Purrealist).

2013 (c by Daliapour (Ire)). Died.

2014  Run for Success (g by Daliapour (Ire)). 2 wins at 2050m, 2100m in 2018-19 in Aust.

2015 Not served previous season

2016  We Say Yes (g by Starcraft (NZ)). Unraced.

2017 Missed to O'Lonhro

2018 (f by Puissance de Lune (Ire)).

2019 Slipped by Fiorente


Missed in 2017; slipped in 2019; not served in 2014.