dream ahead (USA)

  • Brown 2008 16.1 hh
  • Sire: Diktat
  • Dam: Land of Dreams
  • Distances won over 1200m-1400m

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  • Standing: Aquis Farm Hunter Valley, NSW
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The 2011 Cartier Sprinter of the past European racing season and a five-time Group 1 winner at 2-3 years responsible for wins in some of the most celebrated races in the world’s Pattern Race program.

At 2-years, commenced with a nine-length debut maiden victory, before Group 1 successes in the time honoured Deauville Prix Morny (G1) and Newmarket Middle Park Stakes (G1).

Claimed the Newmarket July Cup (G1), Haydock Sprint Cup (G1) and Longchamp Prix de la Foret (G1) during his only other racing season at 3-years.

Commences stud duties following in the same path as such racing/breeding luminaries as Blushing Groom, Sharpen Up, Irish River, Lyphard, Petingo, Green Desert, Machiavellian, Royal Academy, Stravinsky, Oasis Dream, Anabaa and the incomparable Danehill — all past winners of one or more of the very same events.

Yearlings have sold to $855,000, $640,000, $559,000, $512,000, $456,000

Yearlings have been bought by Shadwell, China Horse Club, Peter Moody, Gai Waterhouse, John Hawkes, Ron Quinton, Aquanita, John Warren, Pan Sutong, Rabbah Bloodstock, Justin Bahen, Malua Racing, John Thompson.


Dream Ahead DIKTAT Warning Known Fact In Reality
Slightly Dangerous Roberto
Where You Lead
Arvola Sadler’s Wells Northern Dancer
Fairy Bridge
Park Appeal Ahonoora
LAND OF DREAMS Cadeaux Genereux Young Generation Balidar
Brig Odoon
Smarten Up Sharpen Up
Sahara Star Green Desert Danzig
Foreign Courier
Vaigly Star Star Appeal

1st dam

LAND OF DREAMS, by Cadeaux Genereux. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Doncaster Flying Childers S., Gr.2, Goodwood King George S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Empress S., L, Ripon Champion 2YO Trophy, L, 4th Ascot Cornwallis S., Gr.3, Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3. Half-sister to Just a Poser, Gentle Night (dam of PRINCESS NOOR). Dam of twelve named foals, nine to race, five winners, inc:-

DREAM AHEAD (c. by Diktat). 6 wins. See Race Record.

INTO THE DARK (g. by Rainbow Quest). 5 wins from 1¼m to 1½m, Newmarket James Seymour S., L, Ayr Doonside Cup, L, Newmarket Vibe FM Vibe Tribe H., York Elite Homes Garrowby H., Doncaster Go Racing in Yorkshire S.

Queenofthefairies (f. by Pivotal). Unraced. Dam of-

NOW OR NEVER – NOW OR LATER (Aust.) (Bushranger). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £21,440, €126,045, US$1,600, A$5,000, to 2016, Leopardstown Derrinstown Stud One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3.

2nd dam

SAHARA STAR, by Green Desert. 2 wins at 2, Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3, Sandown Supersloane S., 3d York Lowther S., Gr.2. Half-sister to YALAIETANEE, Revonda (dam of MAD RUSH, NASHATARA). Dam of 14 named foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

LAND OF DREAMS (Cadeaux Genereux). 3 wins. See above.

Just a Poser (Darshaan). 2 wins-1 at 2- in France and Saudi Arabia, Longchamp Prix de Fontenoy, 3d Chantilly Prix La Rochette, Gr.3.

Gentle Night. Raced once. Dam of-

PRINCESS NOOR (Holy Roman Emperor). 2 wins at 2, Ascot Princess Margaret S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1.

Star Studded. Unraced. Dam of-

Zumbi – Poetic Justice (H.K.) (Dubawi). Winner at 2, Ascot Crocker Bulteel 2YO S., 2d HKJC Oriental Express H., 3d Goodwood Supreme S., Gr.3, York Acomb S., Gr.3, Newmarket Baden-Racing.com S.

Say No Now (Refuse to Bend). Winner at 8½f, 2d Sandown Distaff S., L, Kempton Seeability Saving Sight 2YO S., 3d Doncaster Sceptre S., L, Goodwood Height of Fashion S., L, Grosser Preis des Hannover Airport, L.

3rd dam

Vaigly Star, by Star Appeal. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Newmarket Martini Trophy, 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Duke of York S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Cork & Orrery S., Gr.3, Haydock Gus Demmy S., L, 3d Goodwood King George S., Gr.3, 4th Ascot Diadem S., Gr.3, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3. Half-sister to VAIGLY GREAT, Vayavaig (dam of EXPENSIVE), Vaigly Scene (dam of CASTLE PINES, SON OF ADELAIDE). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

YALAIETANEE (Sadler’s Wells). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m in GB and U.A.E, Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3, Newmarket Girton 2YO S., 4th Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d’Essai des Poulains, Gr.1. Sire.

race record (Great Britain, France)

Age Runs 1st 2nd 3rd
2 4 3
3 5 3
Total 9 6

At 2

  • 1st Nottingham 2YO Maiden S., 1200m, beating Formal Demand and Cape Rambler.
  • 1st Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, 1200m, beating Tin Horse and Pontenuovo.
  • 1st Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, 1200m, beating Strong Suit and Approve.

At 3

  • 1st Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, 1200m, beating Bated Breath and Hitchens.
  • 1st Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, 1200m, beating Bated Breath and Hoof It.
  • 1st Longchamp Prix de la Foret, Gr.1, 1400m, beating Goldikova and Surfrider.

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