Dream Ahead (USA)
Br 2008 16.1 HH - Diktat x Land of Dreams
$19,800 inc. GST
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.
- Being the European Co-Champion 2YO of 2010 rated the equal of FRANKEL
- Winning the Group 1 Middle Park Stakes at 2-years by no fewer than nine lengths
- Winning the Group 1 Prix de la Foret at Longchamp in the fastest time in the race's history
- Winning the Group 1 Prix Morny at Deauville in the second fastest time in the race's history
- Winning the Group 1 Sprint Cup at Haydock in the third fastest time in the race's history
- Being recognised as the 2011 Cartier Sprinter