Victoria Dawn

Sire: Dream Ahead

Dam: Valda Merceda

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Aug 16th, 2013

Country: Australia


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Career Record: 4-0-0-0

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Chestnut fillyFoaled in 2013

SireDiktatWarningKnown Fact
DREAM AHEAD (USA) ArvolaSadler's Wells
2008Land of DreamsCadeaux GenereuxYoung Generation
  Sahara StarGreen Desert
DamHennessyStorm CatStorm Bird
VALDA MERCEDA (AUS) Island KittyHawaii
1999Princess JocindaImposingTodman
  JocastaPakistan II

DREAM AHEAD (USA) (Bay or Brown 2008-Stud Ire. 2012, Aust. 2012). 6 wins-3 at 2-to 7f, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Into the Dark. Sire of 104 rnrs, 40 wnrs, inc. SW Donjuan Triumphant (Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2), Final Frontier, Basileus, SP Raucous, Nordic Dream and of Dream of Dreams, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc SP Dreams Aplenty, Dream First and of Happy Event, Game of Dreams, Gimlet and of the placegetters Dream Farr, Dream I Can, etc.


1st dam

VALDA MERCEDA, by Hennessy. 5 wins to 1300m, A$100,630, AJC Reckless H., STC Coolmore Series H., Randwick Labor Club & South Juniors H., 3d AJC Veiled Threat H., Diggers' Restaurant H. Half-sister to BAWALAKSANA, DAMASCHINO (dam of SHAAHEQ). Dam of four named foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

Sir Hallowell (g. by More Than Ready). 5 wins at 1200m, A$243,263, WATC Westspeed 3YO H., Pink's Clean Air H., Dr Malcolm Smith H., Regal Bakery H., MRC (Mornington) Betfair H., 2d WATC Cyril Flower S., L, WA TAB Agents Association H., Ramelius Resources H., Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale H., Perth Racing Silver Members H., 3d WATC S., L, WATC Blue Heeler H., 4th STC Hobartville S., Gr.2, WATC Birthday S., L, Supremacy S., L, Miss Andretti H., L, Northam Sprint S., L.

Kismet (g. by Sebring). Winner at 1450m in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

Princess Jocinda, by Imposing. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, AJC Governor MacQuarie H., VATC How Now H., STC Stansmore S., 2d STC Australian Chicago H., 3d AJC San Domenico S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Nerissa, half-sister to Yoneda (dam of BOLD SEA, YULEDA). Dam of 11 foals, all winners, inc:-

BAWALAKSANA (Straight Strike). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$308,400, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, ARC Schofields of Newmarket H., Coca-Cola H., Avondale JC Direct Forms H., 2d Hawke's Bay GR Kelt Memorial H., L, BOP RC Stewart Browne Electrical H., 3d BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Matamata RC Watson Bloodstock H., Taranaki RC Devon Hotel H.

DAMASCHINO (Last Tycoon). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, US$18,660, NZ$109,100, A$333,000, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.3, MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, New Zealand Bloodstock Juvenile H., BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group Ford Juvenile H., Diamond Deliveries 3YO H., 2d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Moonee Valley Oaks, Gr.2, Avondale JC Portage Peninsula Hotel 3YO S., 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, MRC Air Conditioning Professionals P., 4th AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Hollywood Beverly Hills H., Gr.2, Wilshire H., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3. Dam of-

SHAAHEQ (Redoute's Choice). Joint third filly on 2009-10 Australasian 2YO Classification. Winner at 2, A$386,375, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, 2d MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Ottawa S., L, MRC Merson Cooper S., L, Blue Diamond Preview (f), L, 4th MRC Quezette S., L.

Valda Merceda. 5 wins. See above.

Fast Work. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, STC International H., 2d AJC Rooty Hill RSL H., 3d STC Fresh Salads H. Dam of-

Workhard. Unplaced. Dam of-

Payroll (Not a Single Doubt). Winner at 2, A$79,200, in 2014-15, 2d MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2, Redoute's Choice S., L, 3d VRC Trevor Clarke H.

Seersha. 2 wins at 1300m, 1350m, BATC Mary Crest H., 2d BATC Aluminium H. Dam of-

Medicean. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Lady Mary (Dane Shadow). Winner at 1700m, 3d GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, L, 4th BRC Lancaster S., L.

Choices Are. Winner at 1300m in NZ. Dam of-

Choose (Starcraft). 6 wins to 1400m, A$270,320, to 2015-16, SAJC Schweppes H., VRC Leonard H., Trackside H., MRC Sportingbet Best Tote H., MVRC Cube Finance H., 2d MRC Mannerism S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MRC Geoffrey Bellmaine S., Gr.3.

Starry Strike. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Starry Light (Danehill Dancer). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$111,710, AJC Balmoral 2YO H., STC Congratulations Fiumicino H., 2d STC Rosehill Event Centre H., 3d Gosford Guineas, L, AJC Sydney City Toyota H., Arrowfield Stud H., STC Grey Gums Hotel H., 4th STC Civic S., L.

Princess Alaana. Winner at 1400m, 3d AJC Julia Ross Personnel H., Veilmond H., Evening Peal H. Dam of-

Kerchings (Tale of the Cat). 3 wins at 1450m, 1800m, A$76,930, ATC Coogee P., 3d VRC Fashion S., L, ATC Ascot Club P., Free Entry Today P., STC Winning Post Restaurant P.


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