South African Winner for Vancouver

Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 7

Opening his account with a strong finishing debut victory at Turffontein in South Africa on Saturday was two year-old Vancouver colt Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant wins at Turffontein - image TSA News

The Mike de Kock trained colt hit the line hard to win the 1100metre dash by a head over Slalom Queen, who was stakes-placed at her previous start after winning on debut.

 


A $90,000 Inglis Premier purchase from the draft of Two Bays Farm for Form Bloodstock, Mount Pleasant is a half-brother to stakes-placed Quantum Mechanic.

Bred by Makybe, Mount Pleasant is the fourth winner from Life in a Metro, a winning three-quarter sister by Fasnet Rock to Group I winners Absolutely and Abbey Marie.

Mount Pleasant is the sixth winner for Golden Slipper winning sire Vancouver and is his first runner in South Africa.

 

Vancouver

Vancouver stands at a fee of $30,250 at Coolmore this spring.





 

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