Could I Be

Sire: Dream Ahead

Dam: Because I Am

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 2nd, 2014

Country: Australia


Peachester Lodge (Mgr: Mrs L Huddy)





Bay fillyFoaled in 2014

SireDiktatWarningKnown Fact
DREAM AHEAD (USA) ArvolaSadler's Wells
2008Land of DreamsCadeaux GenereuxYoung Generation
  Sahara StarGreen Desert
BECAUSE I AM (AUS) Cotehele HouseMy Swanee
2005CornicaCanny LadBletchingly
  Prima CorniceVain

DREAM AHEAD (USA) (Bay or Brown 2008-Stud Ire. 2012, Aust. 2012). 6 wins-3 at 2, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1. Sire of 200 rnrs, 101 wnrs, inc. SW Donjuan Triumphant (Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2), Final Frontier, Basileus, Al Wukair, SP Boos, Dream of Dreams, Dream Mover, Raucous, Silent Attack, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Awaken (WATC Ascot One Thousand Guineas, L), Ken's Dream, SP Dream First, Dreams Aplenty, Generalissimo, Dream Kisses, Sensei, Sir Isaac, etc.


1st dam

BECAUSE I AM, by Commands. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Deal With It (f. by High Chaparral). 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in 2015-16, MRC Grand Hotel Frankston P., Ladbrokes Live Play H., 3d MRC H.


2nd dam

CORNICA, by Canny Lad. Winner at 1450m in Aust. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Duhaaba. 6 wins to 1250m, 3d BTC King Gee H., Lysaght & Colorbond Richard Champion H., QTC Sun & Sand 2YO H., Triscay H.

Jimeoin. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m in Aust.

Because I Am. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

PRIMA CORNICE, by Vain. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, SAJC Cinderella S., L, Jackson Gem & Opal Centre H., Golding Bros H., 2d VATC Laurent-Perrier S., L, SAJC Pioneer Homes H., 3d SAJC Hartbalm H., Lakes International H. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Mr McCartney. 4 wins from 1200m to 1650m, TRC Red Hearts Pink Ribbons Luncheon P., TTC Bendigo Bank H., 2d TTC Caulfield Cup Day Luncheon P., 3d TTC Bill Dunstone Memorial H., E (Ted) Cox Memorial H., Cascade Pale Ale H.

Captain Ladoni. 2 wins at 1600m, 1750m in Aust.

Notre Princess. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. Producer.

Chu Chu. Winner at 1450m in Aust. Dam of-

Lady la Douce. 6 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$201,215, ATC Vinery Stud H., McGrath H., Become an ATC Sponsor H., 2d ATC Guaranteed $1 Million TAB Big 6 H., H., 3d ATC Spring H., New Breed Racing H., Bowermans Furniture H., McGrath Estate Neutral Bay H., Ascend Sales Trophies H.

Principal Miss. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of-

Zerprisal. 5 wins to 1450m, SAJC Marsh H., Carlton Draught H., 2d SAJC Waterford Crystal P., 3d SAJC Perks Property Investments H. Dam of-

Zerprise Journey. 8 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$202,310, to 2016-17, SAJC Drink Driving? Grow Up H., Campolina Stud H., Nespresso H., Ubet Adelaide Cup Raceday H., Gawler South Bakery H., 2d SAJC Nespresso H., 3d VRC Rivette Series Heat H., SAJC Daimler Trucks Adelaide H., Hughes Chauffeured Limousines H.

Not a Zerprise. 7 wins from 1700m to 2200m, A$116,990, to 2015-16, SAJC Haigh's Chocolate H., 2d Oakbank RC The Advertiser H.

Zerprise Us All. 5 wins from 1400m to 1950m, A$131,750, SAJC Nocelle Foods H., Irish Day in September H., Alex McKinnon H., 2d SAJC Jansz Tasmania 2YO P., 3d SAJC Dominant H., CA Haigh & WH Wylie Memorial H., Sportingbet H.

Life's Zerprise. 2 wins at 1400m, 1700m to 2016-17, 2d SAJC Akeed Mofeed at Goldin Farms H., 3d SAJC Plumbing & Pipeline Solutions H., Exelsuper P.

Persian Play. 3 wins at 1600m, 1800m, 2d WATC Ascot Vale Estate H., 3d WATC Westspeed 3YO H., Pago Escort H.

Cornica. Winner. See above.

Gold Beauty. Unraced. Dam of-

Clair. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, SAJC Aloha the Movie H., 2d SAJC Darley H.

Zarina's Gold. 2 wins at 1400m to 2015-16 in Aust.


4th dam

MOUNT OF LIGHT, by Northern Treasure. Placed at 3, 2d AJC Windbag H. Half-sister to Jewel of Light, Sparkling Century (dam of VIONNET). Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

PRIMA CORNICE (Vain). 3 wins. See above.

Luskin Light. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, STC Bankstown City H. Sire.

Butterfield - Lucky General (H.K.). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m in Aust. and HK, HKJC Pedder H., 2d HKJC Leighton Hill H., 3d HKJC Vimeiro H., Fat Choi H., Bay of Plenty H.


5th dam

BRIOLETTE, by King of Babylon. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1450m, AJC Sledmere H., NSW Tatt's RC Gladsome H., 2d AJC Long Reef H., STC Concord Graduation S., Petersham H., 3d AJC Greenacre H. Half-sister to BAGUETTE, CABOCHON, HEIRLOOM (dam of BLUE MOUNTAIN), BIRTHRIGHT, BETELGEUSE, Lucie Manette (dam of OF TWO CITIES). Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Jewel of Light (Kaoru Star). 2 wins at 2, City Tatt's RC George Negus S., STC Mellish H., 2d STC Magic Night S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Dawn Arrival. Unraced. Dam of-

Suraya (Brief Truce). Winner at 2, A$80,750, VATC Out of Danger 2YO H., 3d SAJC Angas Brut S., Gr.2. Dam of-

SPINNING JENNY (Hard Spun). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2100m, A$108,625, TRC Strutt S., L, TTC F&W Stewart Silver Ingot.

Soorena. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

THE QUARTERBACK (Street Boss). 9 wins to 1400m, A$1,518,250, to 2016-17, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Gilgai S., Gr.2, Dilmah Earl Grey S., L, Kensington S., L, MRC Bert Bryant H., VRC Flemington 1840-2015 H., Sale TC Inglis Trophy, 2d MRC Italktravel S., L, 3d VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, MRC Manfred S., Gr.3, VRC Kensington S., L, 4th MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1.

PHILIPPI - VANILLA (H.K.) (Host). 11 wins from 1500m to 2050m, A$727,450, HK$4,409,300, to 2016-17, ATC Tulloch S., Gr.2, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC UCI S., L, MVRC Sportingbet H., HKJC Dai Hei H., Savile Row H., Peony H., 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1.

Jestemma. Raced once. Dam of-

GRANDE ROSSO (Written Tycoon). 7 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$396,960, to 2016-17, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, MRC John Dillon H., L.

Sparkling Century. 3 wins to 1250m, AJC Windsor H. Dam of-

VIONNET (Prego). 3 wins at 2, A$164,440, AJC Kindergarten S., L, 3d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2. Dam of-

CHEVERNY (Grand Lodge). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2050m, A$313,760, MVRC JRA Trophy, L, 3d STC Gloaming S., Gr.2.

FASHION NEWS (Snippets). 7 wins to 1350m, A$203,400, STC Darby Munro S., L, 2d STC Winter H., L.

ACADEME (Royal Academy). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m, A$309,630, AJC Razor Sharp H., L, 2d STC Missile S., Gr.3.

VIONNETO (Danzero). 5 wins to 1300m, A$278,530, AJC June S., L, 3d STC Missile S., Gr.3.

Gerber. 2 wins at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

LA CHASSEUSE (Lion Hunter). 7 wins to 1200m, A$324,000, VRC RDA Victoria S., L, MRC Doveton S., L.


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