Vancouver

Bay201216.2 hh (1.66 m)
Distance won over: 1000m. to 1200m.
Medaglia D’Oro - Skates
Fee for 2020: $30,250

Unbeaten Golden Slipper winning Champion 2yo

The best son of world-class sire MEDAGLIA D’ORO

His grandam is the dual Gr.1 winning Champion sprinter Skating

From barrier 16 he won the Gr.1 Golden Slipper in the same time as leading first season sire Pierro and faster than the likes of Capitalist, Luskin Star, Marscay, Rory’s Jester, Danzero, Flying Spur, Stratum & Sebring

“It’s a stallion making race and he will make a stallion”
- Trainer Gai Waterhouse after the Golden Slipper

“He’s a horse with great quality and great balance…just a lovely horse to watch.”
- James Harron, yearling purchaser

“We have some lovely Vancouver two-year-olds in the stable, including the Group performed pair Postcode and Vangelic who will target Group 1 races in the spring.”
- Adrian Bott

“I went to the sales this year to target the progeny of Vancouver as I have a very good opinion of the Vancouver two-year-olds in my stable... I think he’s a stallion to watch.”
- Danny O’Brien

Yearlings in 2020 sold for $600,000, $320,000, $220,000, NZ$220,000, $210,000, $210,000, $210,000 etc.

Off to a great start...

  • Mount Pleasant - smart debut juvenile plate winner in South Africa for trainer Mike de Kock. Bolted up in the Gr.2 SA Nursery Stakes at Turffontein
  • Postcode - 3½-length maiden winner for Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott. Close runner-up in the Gr.3 Breeders' Plate at Randwick on debut
  • Vangelic - impressive debut maiden winner for Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott. Runner-up in the Listed Valley Pearl Stakes
  • Montia - stylish debut winner at Mooneee Valley for the Hayes/Dabernig training partnership
  • Dunbar - dual winner for Grant & Alana Williams
  • Armatree - maiden winner at Randwick for Peter & Paul Snowden
  • Zacouver - winner at Sandown for Leon and Troy Corstens
  • Exhibition - winner at Randwick for Richard & Michael Freedman
  • Narvaez - impressive winner for Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
  • Nicky Two Shoes - impressive debut maiden winner in America
  • Ticket To Ride - third in the Gr.3 Gimcrack Stakes at Randwick on debut for Richard & Michael Freedman
  • Canadian Spice - Listed placed at Randwick