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Nureyev - Athyka, by Secretariat
Chestnut • 1992

G1-Winning Millionaire Won Or Placed
In 6 Graded Stakes At 5 Different Tracks
& Ran The Fastest Mile In History: 1:31.89

Lifetime Progeny Earnings More Than $14 Million
& Average Earnings/Starter More Than $42,000

Sire Of More Than 30 Stakes Horses,
Including Florida Derby (G1) Winner High Fly
& California Cup Classic Winner Lucky Primo

ATTICUS set a world record for one mile, 1:31.89, when he won the Grade 2 Arcadia Handicap on Santa Anita's flat turf course in 1997.

ATTICUS also won the Grade 1 Oaklawn Handicap in that 5-year-old season, but his racing career began successfully long before that. The Kentucky-bred broke his maiden at 2 in France and at 3 won the Group 3 Prix de Fontainebleu and missed by just a neck in running second in the classic Dubai Poule d'Essai des Poulains (G1), the French Two Thousand Guineas.

ATTICUS returned to the United States to race at 4, taking the Grade 3 Kentucky Cup Classic at Turfway Park and finishing third in the Grade 2 Shoemaker Breeders' Cup Mile Stakes at Hollywood Park. He retired with seven wins in 18 starts over four seasons and earnings of $1,205,933.

ATTICUS boasts a pedigree to match his race record. He's by champion racehorse and leading sire Nureyev out of the outstanding Secretariat mare Athyka, winner of five group stakes in France. He offers the potent Northern Dancer sire line and through his dam the Bold Ruler/*Nasrullah line as well.

ATTICUS is represented by more than 200 winners, five graded/group stakes winners and the collective earners of more than $14 million. His Average Earnings Index is an impressive 1.04. He boasts lifetime average earnings per starter of more than $42,000.

ATTICUS has sired more than 30 stakes horses, including the 2005 Florida Derby (G1) winner High Fly, the 2009 dual stakes winner and Grade 2 runner-up Strawberry Tart, the 2010 Grade 2-placed dual stakes winner Bruce's Dream, the 2011 stakes winner Atticus Jack and the Grade 2-placed 2012 California Cup Classic Stakes winner Lucky Primo. The latter four stakes winners hail from his first California-conceived crop.

ATTICUS stands at Magali Farms in Santa Ynez, California. His 2015 fee is $3,500, live foal guarantee.

Atticus stands at Magali Farms
4050 Casey Avenue, Santa Ynez, California 93460
For inquiries, please contact:
Tom Hudson, General Manager
Phone: (805) 693-1777 • Fax: (805) 693-1644 • Email:

2015 Stud Fee: $3,500 LFG
(Payable when foal stands and nurses)

Registered California Stallion • Nominated to Breeders' Cup

To request a 2015 Breeding Application to Atticus, click here.

Magali Farms

4050 Casey Avenue, Santa Ynez, California 93460
Rich and Gaby Sulpizio, Owners
Tom Hudson, General Manager
Phone: (805) 693-1777 • Fax: (805) 693-1644 • Email: