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Vancouver (AUS) 2012
Mountain Laurel (AUS) 2007
15 November 2019
AFS no:
Grafton 2460 NSW, Australia

Trained by:

Trainer: Cathy Chapman
Location: Grafton 2460 NSW View map »


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Country Racing Syndications are excited to offer this High-Class colt by Golden Slipper winning sire Vancouver to be trained with one of our amazing country trainers Cathy Chapman.

This is colt has good length, a great hip and hindquarter. He moves exceptionally well across the ground with a nice flowing action and looks every bit a racehorse.

He has passed his clinical examination and is sound.

Shares are now available which include all costs until 30th September 2021. Come join in the fun with Country Racing Syndications.

The Sire VANCOUVER the best son of world class sire Medaglia d’Oro boasts an impressive career of 4 wins from 5 starts. He opened his career with a win in the Listed Breeders' Plate a race that has produced sires like Sebring (Aus), Snitzel (Aus), Charge Forward (Aus) and Choisir (Aus) earning 'TDN Rising Star' status. He followed up in the G3 Canonbury S. and the G2 Todman S. in the autumn before overcoming the extreme outside barrier 16 to win the Golden Slipper.

The Dam MOUNTAIN LAUREL is an unraced mare who has high class parents, her sire being the globe-trotting five times Gr.1 winner Starcraft (whose daughters have already produced 14 stakes winners) and the triple Gr.1 winner Private Steer (Doncaster Handicap, All-Aged Stakes, Stradbroke Handicap). Five of Private Steer’s six foals to race are winners including the tough stakes placed 12 times winner Second Bullet and the multiple city winners Major Major and Clockwork Orange.

Cathy Chapman grew up around horses and was lucky enough to have both of her parents compete successfully as show riders at agricultural shows and pony club.? Cathy started out as a strapper and with the knowledge she gained coupled with her own natural ability she started training for herself in 1986.

Established for over 10 years, Cathy’s stables are located at Southgate, 15 minutes from Grafton racetrack. Cathy’s boutique stable with around eight to ten horses in work. She keeps her stable small to ensure that she can give each horse, her personal attention.

Share Price - 2.5% share $1,000.00 or 5% share $2,000.00 or 10% share $4,000.00.
(All prices inclusive of GST with all training expenses paid up until the 30th September 2021)
Payment Plan - $400.00 upfront then 2 x $300.00 equal monthly payments for every 2.5%.
Share Price Includes – Acquisition fee including GST, Transport, Training, Pre-Training, Agistment, Vet Fees, Scope, Merchandise, Registration, all other associated costs and much more until 30th September 2021.
Ongoing Monthly Fees - Fixed Flat Fee for a 2.5% share per month is $77.00 (incl. GST) and for a 5% share is $154.00 (incl. GST) and so on for ongoing upkeep expenses. First payment starts 1st October 2021. (Country Incentive Scheme Applied)


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We also encourage you to visit our website www.country.racing, or contact us on 1300 812 285 and see what Country Racing Syndications has to offer you. We look forward to having you come racing with us!

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Bay colt       Foaled 15th November 2019 

VANCOUVER Medaglia d'Oro (USA)El PradoSadler's Wells
Cappucino BayBailjumper
SkatesDanehill (USA)Danzig
SkatingAt Talaq (USA)
Starcraft (NZ)Soviet Star (USA)Nureyev
Flying FlooziePompeii Court (USA)
Private SteerDanehill Dancer (Ire)Danehill (USA)
LisheenowenSemipalatinsk (USA)

VANCOUVER (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud Aust. 2016, U.S.A. 2017). 4 wins at 2, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Juste Momente. Sire of 207 rnrs, 100 wnrs, inc. SW Madone (Del Mar San Clemente S., Gr.2), Mount Pleasant, Yaletown, Night Raid, He'spuregold, SP Postcode, Vangelic, Hit the Woah, Nicky Two Shoes, Canadian Spice, Ticket to Ride and of Cape Breton, Mynumerouno, Overpass, Vandoula Lass, Batangas Entry, Dunbar, Exhibition, Montia, etc.


1st dam

MOUNTAIN LAUREL, by Starcraft (NZ). Unraced. Half-sister to Second Bullet. This is her seventh foal. Dam of 2 foals to race, inc:-

 Kalmia (g by All Too Hard) Placed in 2020-21 in Aust.


2nd dam

PRIVATE STEER, by Danehill Dancer (Ire). Champion 3YO Filly in Australia in 2002-03. 12 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$3,407,290, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, All Aged S., Gr.1, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, Apollo S., Gr.2, STC Concorde S., Gr.3, AJC PJ Bell H., L, James HB Carr S., L, Breeders' Classic, L, Reginald Allen H., L, Fuji Xerox H., 2d STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, 3d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, Theo Marks H., Gr.2. Half-sister to ALL SILENT. Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Second Bullet (g Encosta de Lago) 12 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$948,507, VRC Club Stand H., CRV Cup Tour Trophy H., Piping Lane H., Byron Moore H., MRC Robert Hunter H., Thebigscreencompany.com.au H., SAJC Carbine Club H., VRC Nightline H., MRC Charter Keck Cramer H., Dilmah Exceptional Teas H., 2d MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Bendigo Cup, Gr.3, VRC Nursery H., CRV Cup Tour Trophy H., Might & Power H., Doriemus H., MRC Robert Hunter H., Werribee RC Werribee Cup, MRC Showtime Attractions H., Schweppes H., 3d VRC James Boag's Premium S., L, Poitrel Hall of Fame Trophy H., Byron Moore H., Young Members' Ball H., Western Health & Adamo Cafe Cup, Flemingtonvrc H., Pakenham Cup, MRC Montague Tree P., MVRC Ranvet H.

 Major Major. 6 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$255,835, ATC HMAS Sydney H., Heritage Society Anniversary H., Pro-Ride H., De Bortoli Wines H., Hyland Race Colours P., 2d ATC Australian Turf Club H., 3d ATC TAB Quaddie H., Mossman at Vinery H., McGrath Estate Agents H., 4th SCTC Queensland Cup, L.

 Clockwork Orange. 5 wins to 1400m, A$107,000, BRC Happy New Year H., SCTC Coastline BMW All New X3 H., Queensland Cup Raceday H., 2d MVRC Strathmore Community Bank H., BRC Brc.com.au H., 3d SCTC BOQ Mooloolaba H., Ipswich TC Stayover H.

 Spring Season. Winner at 1200m in 2020-21 in Aust.

 Abbey Road. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Ticket to Ride (f Vancouver) Placed at 2, 3d ATC Gimcrack S., Gr.3, Inglis Millennium 2YO H., 4th ATC Lonhro P., L.

 Satono Endeavour. Placed at 3 in Japan.


3rd dam

LISHEENOWEN, by Semipalatinsk (USA). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to Hibernian Prince. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PRIVATE STEER (f Danehill Dancer) 12 wins. See above.

ALL SILENT (g Belong to Me) Joint Second Male on The 2009-10 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,661,325, 110,400Dhs, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Patinack Classic, Gr.1, Gilgai S., Gr.2, STC Ajax S., Gr.2, Canterbury S., Gr.2, VRC AAMI Travel Insurance S., Gr.3, AJC East Burrow H., STC Fairfield RSL H., 3d BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, AJC Tooheys New H., 4th VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, Theo Marks S., Gr.2, ATC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3.

 Tapestry. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, AJC Ashfields Farm H., 2d STC Centenary Institute Raceday H., 3d AJC Sydney City Lexus H. Producer.

 Martelletto. Winner at 2100m, 2d MRC Tile Importer P.

 Teralani. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 6 winners-

 H Z Tourbillon. Winner at 1200m in 2020-21, HKJC Lancashire H., 2d HKJC Cleverly H., 3d HKJC Queen's Road Central H.


4th dam

Irish Quill, by Copper Kingdom (USA). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, BATC Lady Miners Novice H., 3d GCTC Golden Nugget Sales S., L. Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Hibernian Prince (c Victory Prince) 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 5500m, A$357,440, Warrnambool RC Grand Annual S/chase-twice, VRC Piping Lane H., MVRC Sport 927 H., Qantas H., 2d VRC Spring Classics Preview H., L, Cup Day Hurdle, Oakbank RC Great Eastern S/chase-twice, VRC Preston H., VATC First Fleet H., MVRC Diet Coke H., 3d MVRC Schweppes H., VATC Captain Peri H., 4th SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3.