Sire: Dream Ahead

Dam: Queenofthefaeries

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Sep 26th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Red And Cream Checks

Trainer's Name: Ryan Balfour

Career Record: 8-1-1-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    12.5 %
  • Place
    25.0 %

Horse Description:





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2013

SireDiktatWarningKnown Fact
DREAM AHEAD (USA) ArvolaSadler's Wells
2008Land of DreamsCadeaux GenereuxYoung Generation
  Sahara StarGreen Desert
DamDubai DestinationKingmamboMr. Prospector
2005NimphidiaNijinskyNorthern Dancer
  AbsentiaRaise a Cup

DREAM AHEAD (USA) (Bay or Brown 2008-Stud 2012). 6 wins-3 at 2, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1. Sire of 337 rnrs, 169 wnrs, 16 SW, inc. Al Wukair (Deauville Prix Jacques le Marois, Gr.1), Donjuan Triumphant, Sweety Dream, Dreams Aplenty, Final Frontier, Basileus, Gold Tail, Pursuing the Dream, Dream of Dreams, Gorane, Peach Melba, Tisbutadream, Visionary, Awaken, Generalissimo, Ken's Dream, SP Dream Today, Boos, Sensei, Shumookh, Dream First, etc.


1st dam

QUEENOFTHEFAERIES, by Dubai Destination. 3 wins to 1400m, 2d STC Gulf Station H. Sister to Bluroute, half-sister to SKY LINK. Dam of three foals, all raced, two winners-

Eccellere (f. by Exceed and Excel). 4 wins at 1100m, A$147,255, to 2017-18, ATC Bowermans Furniture H., Schweppes H., 2d ATC Bowerman's Furniture H., 3d ATC Ranvet's Salkavite H., Hyland Race Colours H., McGrath Estate Agents Qld H., McGrath Estate Agents Vic H., Theraces H.

Dos Santos (g. by Medaglia d'Oro). 6 wins to 1300m, A$79,917, to 2016-17 in Aust.

Dreamland (g. by Dream Ahead). See below.


2nd dam

Nimphidia, by Nijinsky. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Newmarket Greene & Greene Centenary Fillies' S., 2d Newbury Hackwood S., L, 3d Leopardstown Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3. Sister to Absent Russian, half-sister to DANCING DISSIDENT, Soviet State. Dam of 11 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SKY LINK (Hussonet). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1650m, R348,719 in South Africa and Mauritius, Kenilworth Somerset P., L, Greyville Sibaya Scramble P., Vaal Computaform Express H., 4th Greyville KZN Betting World Guineas Trial, L.

Bluroute (Dubai Destination). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R314,850, Scottsville Soccer 1 One Line Better Chances H., PMB Chamber of Business P., 2d Turffontein Starling S., L, Secretariat S., L, Greyville Winning Edge H., Turffontein Rugby 5 P., 3d Turffontein Soccer 10 S.

Queenofthefaeries. 3 wins. See above.

Chequer. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, R230,842 in South Africa and Mauritius.

Apart. Placed at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

Albert's Choice. 7 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$108,010, BRC SITA Australia H., Glenlogan Park Stud H., 3d BRC Bollinger H., Kirks H., Ipswich TC Sacred Heart Primary H., Taxi Council Queensland H.

Arms Length. 6 wins to 1400m, A$190,650, ATC Schweppes H., 2d GCTC Magic Millions Quality H., ATC Wollongong City Plumbing H., Avondale Hotel H., 3d GCTC Magic Millions Quality H., ATC Michael Hansell Signs H., Membership on Sale H., PJ's Irish Pub Parramatta H., Big Sports Breakfast H., Partnership with 4tracks4kids H.

Xaarphidia. Unplaced. Dam of-

Not Too Sure. 7 wins to 1400m, A$159,990, to 2016-17, BRC Stoddart Group H.

Lapis Lazuli. Unraced. Dam of-

Sophies Echo. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms 2YO Fillies S., 2d Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO Fillies S.


3rd dam

ABSENTIA, by Raise a Cup. 5 wins from 1600m to 1900m, Hollywood Park Beverly Hills H., Gr.2, Convenience S., L, Longchamp Prix du Bois Rouaud, 2d Chantilly Prix des Lilas, L, Hollywood Park Dahlia H., L, 3d Deauville Prix d'Astarte, Gr.2, Prix Quincey, Gr.3, 4th Hollywood Park Matriarch S., Gr.1. Half-sister to BLUE TIGER, JOHN BALLIOL, Jok'n Joe, Cecelia Tudor (dam of CLASSIC TIME), Wish for Diamonds (dam of PRINCE POWHATAN). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

DANCING DISSIDENT (Nureyev). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Sandown Temple S., Gr.2, Newbury Hue-Williams 3YO S., Doncaster Zetland 2YO S., 2d Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.3, 3d Ascot Diadem S., Gr.3, Newmarket July S., Gr.3, 4th Royal Ascot Cork & Orrery S., Gr.3. Sire.

Nimphidia (Nijinsky). 3 wins. See above.

Soviet State (Nureyev). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, Doncaster Gibson Booth 2YO S., 2d Newbury Hackwood S., L. Sire.

Absent Russian (Nijinsky). 3 wins-1 at 2, 3d Calder Lago Mar H., L, Great Sound H. Sire.

Viva Lyphard. 2 wins at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Mon Jolie. Placed in NZ and Aust. Dam of-

KAHARAU (Ad Valorem). 10 wins from 1500m to 2400m, NZ$248,005, to 2017-18, Otago RC Dunedin Gold Cup, L, ARC Westinghouse Nathan's Memorial H., CJC Dunedin Gold Cup Trial, 3d CJC New Zealand Cup, Gr.3.

Pleasuretolookat. 2 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

Pleasuretohave. Unplaced. Dam of-

SHESABIGCAT (Magic Cat). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 1m, Lone Star Park Allen Bogan Memorial S., L, 2d Lone Star Park Texas Stallion S. (3YOf), L. Producer.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-1 A$1,250.

Placed in 2017-18 in Aust.