Sire: Benfica

Dam: Tadita

Colour: Bay or Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 24th, 2015

Country: Australia


Bob Smith





Bay or Brown coltFoaled in 2015

BENFICA (AUS) ShadeaStraight Strike
  Ivy CottageStar Way
TADITA (AUS) Devil's ZephyrZephyr Zing
2006She's a Pipe DreamJackson SquareBiscay
  Daring RomanceWithout Fear

BENFICA (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, BRC TJ Smith S., Gr.1. Sire of 70 rnrs, 28 wnrs, inc. SW Eusebio (Canberra Guineas, L), SP Benfica Princess and of Barbass, Bene Gal, Ori on Fire, She's Beneficial, Charlie Chap, Prince Mouritz, Belle of Portugal, Go Joyce Go, Little Steiny, We Love Rugby, Big Ben the Clock, General Harmony, Que Pasa, Shesabitfoolish, Bebado, Benasong, Brutal Babe, Cathedral Lass, That's Anna, Bengara, etc.


1st dam

TADITA, by Falvelon. Raced twice. Sister to Falvelon's Dream, half-sister to LIANG XIN, Lung Tah (dam of ESTRATO - POWER OF LEE (MAL.)). Dam of two named foals, one to race.


2nd dam

SHE'S A PIPE DREAM, by Jackson Square. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, SAJC Dequetteville S., L, Eagle Blue H., 2d MVRC Great Western Champagne S., L, SAJC Balcrest S., L, Shangri-La International Hotels H., 3d SAJC Lightning S., Gr.3, Lockleys H., City of Marion H. Three-quarter-sister to Bold Jackson. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

LIANG XIN (Lion Cavern). 5 wins from 1100m to 1600m, 545,518Rgt. in Malaysia, Perak TC Sultan Gold Vase, L, 2d Selangor TC Malayan Racing Association Cup, Sports Toto Trophy, Perak TC Class 1 H., 3d Penang TC Astro Wah Lai Toi Sprint Trophy, L, Perak TC Sultan Gold Vase, L, Selangor TC Sports Toto Trophy, Dato Ronald Khoo Teng Swee Trophy, Perak TC Class 1 H.

Falvelon's Dream (Falvelon). 5 wins to 1250m, A$223,220, SAJC Patricks & Dunes H., Joe Cannizzaro H., Adelaide T&E Centre H., Master Builders H., 2d SAJC Pewsey Vale S., L, MVRC TEAC Flashback LCD H., MRC Paula Matlock H., SAJC Mick Dermody Memorial Flying H., Myer Fashions on the Field H., Hardys H., Irish Day August 22 H., Book for Melbourne Cup H., 3d MVRC NHP Electrical H., Sphinx Hotel H., SAJC Allan Scott Park Flying H., Myer Fashions on the Field H.

Classic Dream. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, SAJC Rotary Club of Brownhill Creek H., Apollo Lighting H., 2d Oakbank RC Channel 7 H., SAJC Aristocrat Technologies H., Landsighting H., 3d SAJC Gallo di Ferro at Dibden Stud H., Smoke Free H., Wolf Blass Wines H. Producer.

Dash On - Baraka (H.K.). 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m, SAJC Distinctive Lifestyle H.

Lung Tah. 4 wins at 1200m, 1600m, 2d SAJC Mitsubishi Motors H., 3d SAJC Cafe Primo H. Dam of-

ESTRATO - POWER OF LEE (Mal.) (Stratum). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 800m to 1600m, NZ$126,560, 35,145Rgt., Waikato RC Star Way S., L, Counties RC Franklin Long Roofing Ltd H., Hawkes Bay Per Incanto at LA Stud H., 2d Waikato RC White Bros Panelworks H., Selangor TC Carlsberg Cup, Hawkes Bay Stella Artois H., Waikato RC ZM 89.8 H., Veyron H., 3d WRC Anniversary H., L, Waikato RC Skycity Hamilton Casino Cup, 4th ARC Eagle Technology S., Gr.3, CJC Welcome S., L.

Reann's Diamond. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$99,870, to 2018-19, TRC Luxbet H., TTC Ultimate Sporting Club Challenge H., TRC Hobart RSL Centenary H., Carlton Draught H., 2d TRC Tasracing.com.au H., TTC Hesketh McCrimmon Insurance H., Gary Wilson H., National Apprentice Series H., Newmarket on 18th November H., Tasmanian Livestock Services H., 3d TRC Coral Sea H., TTC JG Pest Control H.

Multizone. 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$95,580, to 2017-18, ATC Tab.com.au P., 2d ATC Pro-Ride 2YO H.

Mercury Jet. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 3d BRC Quest Breakfast Creek H.

But for the Grace. 3 wins at 1200m, 3d SAJC Hurley's Arkaba Hotel H. Producer.

Shezalago. Unraced. Dam of-

Heza Jetsetter (Jet Spur). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$191,450, BRC Fonterra Foods & Bidvest H., DGL H., St Margaret's Girls School H., 2d BRC Yellowglen H., Brisclean H., 3d BRC Vo Rogue P., Gr.3, Brand & Slater Architects H., Ascend Sales Brisbane Bloodstock Bonus 2YO P.


3rd dam

DARING ROMANCE, by Without Fear. Placed at 2 in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to BODEGA, PRIVATE SHOW, WAR CHEST, Louder Now, Night Warning, Dynastic, Long Weekend (dam of PUBLIC HOLIDAY). Dam of 16 foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

SHE'S A PIPE DREAM (Jackson Square). 2 wins. See above.

Go With the Flow. 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m, A$305,265, VRC AJS Window Cleaning H., Byerley 2YO H., VATC Sandown Country Cup, Highways Tab Welter H.

Switch Master. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m, SAJC Belcunda H., 2d SAJC Shark's Fin H.

Ruling Romance. Unraced. Dam of-

Bold Jackson (Jackson Square). 10 wins to 1100m, A$89,555, SAJC Telephone Betting H., Bonnetts Saddlery H., Adelaide Friends H., 2d VRC Brian Courtney H., L.


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