Ciao Ciao Bambina

Ciao Ciao Bambina

Sire: Dream Ahead

Dam: Miss Courteous

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 27th, 2013

Country: Australia


Tony Abboud, Alan Barnes, Mr Bianco, W K Buffrey, Dianne & Terry Jones, Terence Jones, L R Scott, Paul Votano, Salvatore Votano

Horse Description:

We have increased "Shirley's" work to trotting/cantering - working with "Betty" and "Tessa". Pleased with her progress.





Foaled 27th October 2013

SireDiktatWarningKnown Fact
DREAM AHEAD (USA) ArvolaSadler's Wells
2008Land of DreamsCadeaux GenereuxYoung Generation
  Sahara StarGreen Desert
DamTabkirStorm CatStorm Bird
2003CourteousAffirmedExclusive Native
  Dancing OnDancer's Image

DREAM AHEAD (USA) (Bay or Brown 2008-Stud Ire. 2012, Aust. 2012). 6 wins-3 at 2, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1. Sire of 144 rnrs, 58 wnrs, inc. SW Donjuan Triumphant (Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2), Final Frontier, Basileus, SP Dream of Dreams, Raucous, Silent Attack, Boos, Nordic Dream, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Ken's Dream (MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L), SP Dreams Aplenty, Beyond the Dream, Dream First and of Happy Event, Game of Dreams, Gimlet, etc.


1st dam

MISS COURTEOUS, by Tabkir. Unraced. Half-sister to UNDER THE FLOOR - WINNING SUCCESS (H.K.), Our Banker. This is her fifth live foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners-

Downton Abbey (f. by Eavesdropper). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1100m in Aust.

Our Project (g. by Mutawaajid). 2 wins at 1150m, 1400m in 2015-16 in Aust.

Arkie the Red (g. by Al Maher). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

COURTEOUS, by Affirmed. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to LADY AFFIRMED, half-sister to FESTIVITY, Bid's Image. Dam of 11 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

UNDER THE FLOOR - WINNING SUCCESS (H.K.) (Secret Savings). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$129,250, HK$812,500, MRC Chairman's S., L, HKJC Detroit H., 2d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, MVRC Leslie Froggatt S., L, HKJC Wan Chai H., 3d HKJC Golden Years H.

Our Banker (Table Limit). 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1450m, A$282,380, AJC Rajah H., Tails H., BTC Vitalcall H., STC Victoria Barracks 2YO H., 2d GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., L, AJC Blake Pelly 2YO H., QTC Jim Beam H., STC Parramatta Foundation 2YO H., Lalor Park H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, QTC Do You Remember H., STC Imperial Baron Welter H., 4th Newcastle JC Spring S., L.

Stealth Knight. 6 wins from 1850m to 3200m, A$81,115, VRC Ken Hands H., 2d MRC Fighting Force H.

Right Reign. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, STC Strathfield Cricket Club H., 2d AJC Jim Donohoe H., STC Chullora H., Lilli Pilli H. Dam of-

Valentino Eddie. 2 wins at 1200m, 1550m, AJC Itchy Feet H.

Carbonite. 4 wins from 1200m to 2000m in Aust.

Table Run. 3 wins at 2000m, 2100m, 2d STC Marrickville H.

Amelia's Secret. Unraced. Dam of-

Brotherly Secret. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$135,665, to 2015-16, ATC Schweppes H., MVRC Top Cut H., Ipswich TC Ray White P., 2d BRC Lift P., 3d BRC Coca Cola P., Qld Tatt's RC Carlton Mid P.

Dylicious Secret. 3 wins to 1400m to 2016-17 in Aust.


3rd dam

DANCING ON, by Dancer's Image. 2 wins in U.S.A. Sister to Dancer's Verde, half-sister to RAISELA, JOE FRAZIER, Unchallenged. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

FESTIVITY (Spectacular Bid). 7 wins from 7f to 1¼m, US$297,123, Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Matinee S., L, Belmont Allowance-3 times, Saratoga Allowance, 2d Del Mar Ramona H., Gr.1, Belmont Athenia H., Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Park Beverly Hills H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Las Palmas H., Gr.2. Dam of-

LADY AFFIRMED (Affirmed). 5 wins from 7f to 9f, US$313,037, Belmont Athenia H., Gr.3, Drumtop S., L, 2d Hollywood Park Gamely H., Gr.1, Belmont Rare Perfume H., Gr.2, Pebbles S., L, 3d Aqueduct Long Island H., Gr.2, Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.2, Monmouth Eatontown H., Gr.3. Producer.

Affirmed Lane. 2 wins at 2, 4th Belmont Miss Grillo S., Gr.3, Calder Hollywood Wildcat S., L, Tropical Park Oaks, L. Dam of-

J'Adane (Danehill). Winner at 1200m, NZ$321,800, A$248,150, QTC Zasu P., 2d Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, QTC Dane Ripper P., Gr.3, 3d Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1, Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., Gr.1, BTC Classic, Gr.3. Producer.

Bid's Image (Spectacular Bid). 5 wins, 2d Fair Grounds Dr AB Leggio Memorial H., L, 3d Fair Grounds Truly Bound S., L, Furl Sail H., L. Producer.

Decorative. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

Dancer Track. Raced once. Dam of-

Spring Break. Winner at 1800m in Venezuela, La Rinconada Trofeo Dia Nacional del Anciano. Dam of-

REY ALFREDO (Show Up). 4 wins at 1100m, 1400m in Venezuela, La Rinconada Copa Jib Dancer, L, 4th La Rinconada Copa Gran Abuelo, L.


4th dam

LA VERDE, by Yatasto. 8 wins, Monmouth Regret H., Gr.3, 3d Delaware Park New Castle S., L. Half-sister to MI MANTA, Vialgo. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

RAISELA (Raise a Native). 11 wins-3 at 2, US$290,969, Belmont Hempstead H., Gr.2, Astarita S., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Gazelle H., Gr.2, Saratoga Test S., Gr.2, 3d Aqueduct Acorn S., Gr.1, Belmont Matron S., Gr.1, Saratoga Spinaway S., Gr.1, Monmouth Oaks, Gr.1, Delaware H., Gr.1. Dam of-

Kawkeb. Winner in GB. Dam of-

Jizyah. Placed in GB. Dam of-

JACARERO (Nityo). 8 wins at 1600m, €6,930, 179,300Dm. in Germany, Hoppegarten Robert Pferdmenges Rennen, L, Baden-Baden Lehndorff Rennen.

Shamaraise. Unplaced. Dam of-

WAGONSHA (Explosive Wagon). 3 wins-2 at 2, Suffolk Downs Mystery Jet S., L, 2d Suffolk Downs Helena H., L. Producer.

JOE FRAZIER (Quadrangle). 9 wins-1 at 2, Fair Grounds Pelleteri H., L, Bowie Vertex H., L, 2d Fair Grounds New Orleans H., Gr.3, 3d Fair Grounds Pelleteri H., L.

Dancer's Verde (Dancer's Image). 8 wins, 2d Pimlico City of Baltimore H., L. Sire.

Unchallenged (Stevward). 6 wins-2 at 2, 3d Santa Anita Los Feliz S., L. Sire.