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Calcutta Dream(IRE)

Age: 6 years
Gender: gelding
Colour: bay

Calcutta Dream Partnership
Foaled:07 March 2018
Sire: Iffraaj
Dam: Short Affair
Owner:Calcutta Dream Partnership
Breeder:Aston House Stud
Purchased:Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book 3) (Lot 1356)
OR Turf: 52 (+1)
Record: Wins: 4


Calcutta Dream is a big strong gelding by Iffraaj. He came to the yard as a yearling from the sales in 2019.

Calcutta Dream won for the first time on the all weather track at Newcastle in May 2022, ridden by Joanna Mason. In 2023 he became the first winner of the year when first home at Chelmsford and won again later in January at Newcastle for Shane Gray. In 2024 he won again at Chelmsford and repeated his victory in the same race as last year.

Stallion reference

IFFRAAJ (GB), Bay horse, 2001, by Zafonic (USA), out of Pastorale (GB), by Nureyev (USA). Won 7 races, value £375,547, at 2 to 5, from 6 furlongs to 7 furlongs, Betfair Cup Lennox Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.2, Great North Eastern Railway Park Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2 (twice), also placed second in Darley July Cup, Newmarket, Gr.1. Retired to Stud in 2007.

Race entries

There are currently no entries for this horse.

Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

11Jan24 Fairwood Brasserie Dining Experience Classified Stakes 1m 2f Billy Garritty Chelmsford City

20Jan23 Top Odds Every Day With BetUK Handicap 1m 2f Shane Gray Newcastle

03Jan23 Follow @chelmsfordcrc On Facebook Classified Stakes 1m 2f Joanna Mason Chelmsford City

24May22 Cazoo Handicap 1m 2f Joanna Mason Newcastle

Three generation pedigree


bay gelding

07 March 2018
Iffraaj Zafonic (USA) Gone West (USA)
Zaizafon (USA)
Pastorale Nureyev (USA)
Park Appeal
Short Affair Singspiel (IRE) In The Wings
Glorious Song (CAN)
L'Affaire Monique Machiavellian (USA)
Much Too Risky


HEAD:Whorl at poll, whorl at lower eye level on midline.

RIGHT FRONT:No markings.

LEFT FRONT:No markings.

RIGHT HIND:No markings.

LEFT HIND:No markings.

BODY/NECK:Bilateral stifle fold whorls. Left and right upper crest whorl, mid windpipe feathering whorl.



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