Berimbau is by Shamardal (USA) out of the Stakes-placed mare Percussive (Encosta de Lago). Her dam is a half-sister to Gr.2 winner Royal Courtship (Royal Academy {USA}), a top Australian two-year-old. Berimbau is a half-sister to Listed race winner Vinco (I Am Invincible), she herself is a Gr.2 placegetter. She has produced two winners including Imperatriz who was Champion 3YO in NZ in 2021-22, who has five Gr.1s to her name.