Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing
Vancouver/Blueberry Hill '17
Vancouver/Blueberry Hill '17
Vancouver/Blueberry Hill '17

Lot 409 - Vancouver/Blueberry Hill '17

This filly is a big, scopey individual. It's hard to look past these Vancouvers & she's out of a very fast mare.

An unbeaten Golden Slipper winning Champion two-year-old Vancouver has all the credentials to become a super sire. The highest rated two-year-old of his generation Vancouver kicked off his career taking out the Breeders' Plate in fine fashion. He then went on to win the Group Three Canonbury Stakes and the Group Two Todman Stakes on his flawless path to the Golden Slipper. He culminated his career as a two-year-old with an impressive victory in the Golden Slipper, the world's richest two-year-old race and the race that continues to shape the Australian breeding and racing industry like no other. With his progeny proving to be well received and very popular in the ring we are delighted to have secured this beautiful filly with all her sire's traits.



This filly is the first foal out of the Group Two winning mare Blueberry Hill. A very fast and precocious two-year-old, Blueberry Hill won her first two starts. She then went on to win a Group Two and place in a further two Group races that same campaign. The talented mare then came back as three-year-old to take out a listed race in dominant fashion. Hailing from the family of Group One Victoria Derby winner Rebel Raider, this filly's pedigree boasts stakes horses all throughout. With speed on speed being by a Golden Slipper winner out of a very fast two-year-old Group Two winning mare we expect nothing but a precocious and fast filly in this daughter of Vancouver.




Pedigree

 

 

UNNAMED
Bay filly       Foaled 19th September 2017 
 

VANCOUVER Medaglia d'Oro (USA)El PradoSadler's Wells
Cappucino BayBailjumper
SkatesDanehill (USA)Danzig
SkatingAt Talaq (USA)
BLUEBERRY HILL
    2012
Myboycharlie (Ire)DanetimeDanehill (USA)
DulceataRousillon
PerkipseyFalbrav (Ire)Fairy King (USA)
Brief KissBrief Truce (USA)

VANCOUVER (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud Aust. 2016, U.S.A. 2017). Champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2014-15. 4 wins at 2, A$2,368,250, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Todman S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3, Breeders' P., L, 4th ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3. Half-brother to SW Juste Momente (SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1), SW Captain Coltish (VRC Chubb S., L) and the dam of SP Newlands. Out of SP Skates. Grandson of SW Skating. His oldest progeny are yearlings.

 

1st dam

BLUEBERRY HILL, by Myboycharlie (Ire). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1350m, A$328,550, BRC Champagne Classic, Gr.2, Ipswich TC Gai Waterhouse Classic, L, Qld Tatt's RC Centenary Classic Mercedes-Benz 2YO H., SCTC James Oliver & Barbara McFarlane 2YO H., 2d BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, Gr.3. This is her first foal.

 

2nd dam

PERKIPSEY, by Falbrav (Ire). Unraced. Half-sister to  Kissed by a King (dam of BLACK AHEAD). Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

BLUEBERRY HILL (f Myboycharlie) 4 wins. See above.

 Headwater Country. 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$130,630, BRC Flight Centre 3YO H., Garrards Horse & Hound P., Ipswich TC Brisbane Airport Transport H., 3d ATC Colin Pearce 100th Birthday 2YO P.

 Half Moon Blue. Placed in 2018-19 in Aust.

 

3rd dam

BRIEF KISS, by Brief Truce (USA). 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$162,225, STC Research S., L, Sheraco S., L, Legends of Canterbury Bulldogs H., Truscott's Toyota H., 2d STC Research S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Nivison H., L, STC Triscay S., L, 4th AJC Nivison H., L. Dam of 8 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

 Royal Causeway. 5 wins from 1650m to 2800m, STC Freeway Hotel Texas Poker H., 3d AJC Shaftesbury Avenue H.

 Eight Strikes. Winner at 1350m in Aust.

 Kiss the Rock. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

 Kissed by a King. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

BLACK AHEAD (g Lonhro) 6 wins to 1300m in Malaysia, Penang TC Dr Lim Ah Soo Memorial Trophy, L.

 

4th dam

MORE KISSES (NZ), by Sackford (USA). Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to A LITTLE KISS (dam of GAILY FUNKY), Something Wicked, half-sister to  Jungle Girl (dam of JUNGLE EDGE). Dam of 7 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

BRIEF KISS (f Brief Truce) 5 wins. See above.

 Desert Call. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Otago RC Keep it Clean H., 2d Otago RC Champions Melbourne Cup Day Function H., Hec & Steve Anderton H., 3d Otago RC Cromtrans H., CJC Canterbury Draught H.

 

5th dam

OUT OF AFRICA (GB), by Princely Native. Unraced. Half-sister to A LITTLE KISS (dam of GAILY FUNKY), Embassy Square, Something Wicked. Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

 Jewel of Africa. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1500m, STC Sovereign Slipper H., Apple Blossom 2YO H. Dam of 8 winners-

Picholine (f Dehere) 3 wins to 1300m, A$156,720, STC 2KY Big Sports Breakfast H., 2d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, 3d Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3. Dam of 6 winners-

REBEL RAIDER (c Reset) Top of 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (long). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2500m, A$1,408,340, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, Spring S., Gr.3, Chairman's S., L, AV Jennings 2YO H., 2d SAJC Paul Snigg H., Melbourne Cup Day at ASPM H., 3d SAJC Penny Edition S., L, Geelong Classic, L, 4th SAJC Spring S., Gr.3. Sire.

SHAMOLINE WARRIOR (c Shamardal) 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$205,375, MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, VRC Super Impose S., L, 2d MRC New Litho H., 3d MRC Shadwell Farm Kentucky (USA) H., 4th MRC Vain S., L. Sire.

CADILLAC MOUNTAIN (g Reset) 4 wins from 1500m to 2600m, A$296,295, Werribee Cup, L, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC Roy Higgins H., L.

 Sultah. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, SAJC Pewsey Vale H., MVRC K Line Australia H. Dam of 4 winners-

HAYBAH (f More Than Ready) 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$153,880, SAJC Cinderella S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, Chairman's S., Gr.3.

 Jungle Girl. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of 4 winners-

JUNGLE EDGE (g Dubawi) 15 wins to 1400m, A$1,268,810, to 2018-19, ATC Star Kingdom H., Gr.3, 2d BRC Kingsford-Smith Cup, Gr.1, ATC Challenge S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1, All Aged S., Gr.1.

 Star of Namibia. Unraced. Dam of-

 Miss Shakira. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

TROPIC THUNDER (g More Than Ready) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1250m, A$139,650, SAJC Redelva S., L, Distinctive Homes 2YO H., Sportingbet.com.au H.

Data Provided by Arion Pedigrees
Sire:
Vancouver
Dam:
Blueberry Hill
Colour:
Bay
Gender:
Filly
Age:
Yearling
Foaled:
Sep 19, 2017
Country:
AUS
Sale Info:
Lot 409 at Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale 2019
Purchase Price:
$240,000  (Price is exclusive of GST and does not include current costs)

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