Vancouver 3YO Goes Two for Two

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday September 8

A runaway debut victory for Ice in Vancouver at Scone last month was followed up by an equally impressive win at the same venue on Tuesday.

The Cody Morgan trained gelding was a hot favourite for the Benchmark 58 event over 1150m and duly thrashed a big field of 14 runners to win by four and a half lengths.


Ice in Vancouver has been so impressive in his two wins to date that connections are considering the possibility of a tilt at the $1million Kosciuszco if there is any interest from slot holders.

Given Yes Yes Yes won The Everest as a three year-old last year, why not a Kosciuszco run for a talented country three year-old.

Retained to race by his breeder, Ice in Vancouver is the third winner from three foals to race out of stakes-placed Bradbury’s Luck mare Skating on Ice.

He comes with an interesting pedigree featuring some serious line breeding.

Skating in Luck’s sire Bradbury’s Luck is from Group I winner Skating, who is also the grand-dam of Vancouver, so Ice in Vancouver has a double cross of not only champion sire Danehill, but also blue hen Skating.

Vancouver is a young stallion heading in the right direction as we move through spring and stands at Coolmore this spring at a fee of $30,250.



Race Result - `team Thoroughbred Nsw' (Bm58) 1150m

Scone Track: Good(3) Time: 1:07.32
Ice In Vancouver
T: Cody Morgan J: G M Ryan 57
3g Vancouver (AUS) x Skating On Ice (AUS) (Bradbury's Luck (AUS))
Chasing Comets
T: P M Perry J: G Buckley 59.5
4g Deep Field (AUS) x Ashley's Kitty (USA) (Tale Of The Cat (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $160,000
V:Kia Ora Stud Scone NSW
B: Paul Perry Racing
My Rose My Kingdom
T: Tanya Randell J: A Bullock 60
4m Animal Kingdom (USA) x Beyond The End (AUS) (Belong To Me (USA))
Inglis Scone Yearling Sale $4,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone
B: Lees Racing Pty Limited
T: B F Cavanough J: J Penza 59.5
4m Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Icedginger (AUS) (Tale Of The Cat (USA))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $25,000
V:Corumbene Stud, Dunedoo
B: Murrulla Stud
Call Me Brad
T: L J Jeffriess J: Ms M Weir 60
8g Snippetson (AUS) x Black Stockings (AUS) (Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Whaler Bill
T: Ben Hill J: Ms L Day 55
5g Dreamscape (AUS) x Jubilee (AUS) (Dehere (USA))
MM Gold Coast 2YOs In Training Sale $25,000
V:Embrook Stables Beaudesert Qld
B: Benjamin Hill
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $10,000
V:Lyndhurst Stud Farm Warwick Qld
B: Embrook Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd
Irish Thunder
T: K A Lees J: A Gibbons 57.5
3g Night Of Thunder (IRE) x Tiger's Girl (AUS) (Tiger Hill (IRE))
Lucky Banner
T: R P Northam J: D Northey 55
3f Starspangledbanner (AUS) x Lucky In Love (AUS) (Lucky Owners (NZ))
T: D Lane J: Qin Yong 55.5
4g Eurozone (AUS) x Categorical (USA) (Hennessy (USA))
Inglis Scone Weanling Sale $10,500
V:Middlebrook Valley Lodge, Scone
B: Z Kew
T: A J Denham J: Dylan Gibbons 57.5
4g Smart Missile (AUS) x Exclusive Bid (AUS) (Snippets (AUS))
Inglis Scone Yearling Sale $12,000
V:Fairview Park Stud, Grose Wold
B: A Denham
T: Ms J Bowen J: Clayton Gallagher 57
8g Excites (AUS) x Heart Of Ishtar (AUS) (Lion Heart (USA))
Inglis Scone Select Yearling Sale $2,500
V:Cottonwood, Murrurundi
B: J Gallaher
T: P M Perry J: D Mc Lellan 55
5m Zoffany (IRE) x Le Jardin (AUS) (Hussonet (USA))
Inglis Scone Yearling Sale $23,000
V:Sledmere Stud, Scone
B: Paul Perry Horse Training Pty Ltd
T: Ms K Waugh J: K S Latham 60
4m Myboycharlie (IRE) x Infinite Fortune (AUS) (Mossman (AUS))
T: Jacqueline Greentree J: A Cavallo 55
9g Excellent Art (GB) x Woona (AUS) (End Sweep (USA))
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