I'll Be The Choice

Sire: Delightful Choice

Dam: I'll be Good

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Oct 26th, 2015

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy, Silver Band, Silver And White Striped Sleeves, Navy Cap, White Pom Pom





Bay geldingFoaled in 2015

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
DELIGHTFUL CHOICE (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2006Lady's DelightLocal TalentNorthern Dancer
  You're My LadyRoberto
DamEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
I'LL BE GOOD (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2007SpankZeditaveThe Judge
  La PapayaAlleged

DELIGHTFUL CHOICE (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2010). Unraced. Brother to SP Rezyana. Half-brother to SP Sunday Service. Out of SW Lady’s Delight, a half-sister to SW Announce, SW Lady Broadhurst, SW Daphne Donnelly and SW Youthful Legs. Sire of 27 rnrs, 14 wnrs, inc. SW Automatic Choice - Hay Run (H.K.) (VRC Taj Rossi Series Final H., L) and of Greenmount Lass, Princess Atilla, Delightful Son, Cooter Cha Cha, Delightful Cat, Delightful Spirit, Allaboutattitude, etc.


1st dam

I'LL BE GOOD, by Encosta de Lago. Placed in Aust. Dam of one named foal.


2nd dam

SPANK, by Zeditave. Unraced. Sister to Splish (dam of COURT). Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Mio Modo. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust.

Our Delinquent. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in Aust.


3rd dam

LA PAPAYA, by Alleged. Unraced. Half-sister to GRAND LODGE, LA PERSIANA (dam of QUSHCHI), PAPABILE, Sorcerous, Rose Noble (dam of DOWAGER), Elegant Beauty (dam of SHAHAH). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Splish. Winner at 1200m, 2d STC Canterbury Leagues Club 2YO H., 3d AJC Alexandria H. Dam of-

COURT (Anabaa). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1350m, A$484,300, AJC Sapphire S., Gr.2, BTC Champagne Classic, Gr.2, BTC Classic, Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Carrington S., L, STC Cadbury Fireball Quality H., 2d GCTC Silk Stocking H., L, AJC Voyager Coaches 2YO P., 3d STC Birthday Card S., Gr.3, AJC Macau Jockey Club Trophy H., STC The Big 6 H., 4th AJC Roman Consul S., Gr.2. Dam of-

ENGLISH (Encosta de Lago). Champion 2YO Filly & 3YO Filly in Australia in 2014-15 & 2015-16. Champion Female Sprinter in Australia in 2016-17. 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$3,480,071, to 2017-18, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, ATC Challenge S., Gr.2-twice, Reisling S., Gr.2, 2d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, TJ Smith S., Gr.1, Galaxy H., Gr.1, Premiere S., Gr.2, 3d ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, 4th BRC Kingsford-Smith Cup, Gr.1, ATC Premiere S., Gr.2, Shorts H., Gr.2.

Al Naifa (Redoute's Choice). Winner at 2 in 2017-18, 2d MVRC CRT & Whites Rural 2YO P., Keller H., 3d SAJC Dequetteville S., L.


4th dam

LA PAPAGENA, by Habitat. Unraced. Half-sister to EAGLING, LOST CHORD, Pamina, Early Song (dam of FINE SOCIETY, SILVERPOINT). Dam of 14 named foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

GRAND LODGE (Chief's Crown). Head of The 1993 European 2YO Classification. 4 wins-3 at 2-from 6f to 1m, £429,513, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1, Newmarket Somerville Tattersall S., L, Ascot Granville S., 2d Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 3d Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1, 4th York International S., Gr.1, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Successful sire.

LA PERSIANA (Daylami). 5 wins from 1¼m to 10½f, £103,613, €21,384, Salisbury Upavon S., L, Yarmouth Virginia S., L, Windsor Totesport.com H., 2d York Middleton S., Gr.3, Milan Premio Paolo Mezzanotte, Gr.3, Newcastle Hoppings S., L, Yarmouth Virginia S., L, 3d Newmarket Dahlia S., Gr.3, Yarmouth John Musker S., L, 4th Newmarket Severals S., L. Dam of-

QUSHCHI (Encosta de Lago). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, Saratoga Waya S., L, Newmarket Notnowcato Fillies' H., Doncaster Unison Your Friend at Work H., Newmarket Bet365.com 2YO Fillies' S., 2d Churchill Downs Keertana S., L, Newmarket Racing UK H., Burts Chips Made in Devon H., 3d Keeneland Bewitch S., Gr.3, Haydock Betfred Both Teams Score H., Newbury Broadbase UK 2YO S., 4th Belmont Flower Bowl S., Gr.1. Dam of-

MRS SIPPY (Blame). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2400m to 2018, Longchamp Prix des Tourelles, L, 2d Newmarket Princess Royal S., Gr.3, Newbury Johnnie Lewis Memorial S., L, 4th Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.2, Haydock Lancashire Oaks, Gr.2.

PAPABILE (Chief's Crown). 3 wins at 1m, Ascot Fern Hill S., L, Valiant S., L, 2d Newmarket Portland Lodge S., 4th Curragh Matron S., Gr.3. Producer.

Sorcerous (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1½m, Leopardstown Sycamore 2YO S., 2d Newmarket Noel Murless S., L. Sire.

Rose Noble. Winner at 11½f in GB. Dam of-

DOWAGER (Groom Dancer). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Newmarket Bosra Sham S., L, 2d Salisbury Dick Poole S., L, 3d Newbury Hackwood S., L, 4th Cork Ballyogan S., Gr.3, Newmarket Oh So Sharp S., L. Producer.

Elegant Beauty. Unraced. Dam of-

SHAHAH (Motivator). Winner at 2, Chantilly Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3, 3d Goodwood Markel Insurance 2YO Fillies' S., 4th Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3.


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