Canadian Spice Breaks the Ice

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday March 2

Golden Slipper winner Vancouver posted his 25th Australian winner this season when talented filly Canadian Spice finally broke the ice at Kembla on Tuesday.

Stakes-placed at two, the Chris Waller trained filly has been her own worst enemy at times, but under a clever ride from Hugh Bowman was able to score a long head win in the 1200m maiden.

With four minor placings in addition to today’s win, Canadian Spice has won over $100,000 in prizemoney and may take confidence from her victory to go on and win mor races.


A $600,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Coolmore draft for Woppitt Bloodstock / Hermitage Thoroughbreds, Canadian Spice was foaled and raised at Coolmore and is the fourth winner from five foals to race from stakes-winning General Nediym mare Paprika.

Canadian Spice as a yearling.

Paprika has no yearling for the sales this year but produced a full sister to Canadian Spice last spring and is now in foal to Pride of Dubai.

Vancouver had yearlings sell for up to $160,000 at Inglis Premier this week, his best result a filly from Socialize (NZ) that was offered by Balius Farm and bought by Moloney Racing.



Race Result - Leanne Henry Mdn Plate 1200m

Kembla Grange Track: Good(4) Time: 1:10.67
Canadian Spice
T: C J Waller J: J Bowman 56.5
3f Vancouver (AUS) x Paprika (AUS) (General Nediym (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $600,000
V:Coolmore Stud, Jerrys Plains
B: Woppitt Bloodstock / Hermitage Thoroughbreds
T: Brad Widdup J: A Adkins 58.5
3g Medaglia D'Oro (USA) x Anevay (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
T: P & P Snowden J: K S Latham 56
2g I Am Invincible (AUS) x Twist Tops (AUS) (Beneteau (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $260,000
V:Newgate Farm, Aberdeen, NSW
B: James Harron Bloodstock
T: P & P Snowden J: C Reith 56.5
3f Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Donna's Appeal (AUS) (Carnegie (IRE))
T: Joseph Pride J: B Avdulla 59
4g Toronado (IRE) x Clorinda (AUS) (Oratorio (IRE))
Inglis Premier Yearling Sale $50,000
V:Swettenham Stud, Nagambie
B: Proven Thoroughbreds / Pride Racing Pty Ltd
T: Anthony Mountney J: Ms W Costin 59
4g All Too Hard (AUS) x Lucrezia (NZ) (Zabeel (NZ))
Happy Winner
T: M, W & J Hawkes J: Tommy Berry 58.5
3g Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Miss Opulence (AUS) (Benicio (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $120,000
V:Marquee Stud, Willow Tree
B: M Cheng
Grand Palazzo
T: R & L Price J: S Clipperton 56.5
3f All Too Hard (AUS) x Palazzo Pitti (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
MM Gold Coast 2YOs In Training Sale $60,000
V:Baramul Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
B: Robert Price
Willy Wilson
T: Ms G Markwell J: Jess Del Frari 56
5g Salade (AUS) x Minnisaw (AUS) (Magic Albert (AUS))
Curtis Island
T: R L Pearse J: Rachel King 58.5
3g Kermadec (NZ) x Polygamist (AUS) (Diatribe (AUS))
Honour The Legend
T: L J Bridge J: Chris C Williams 57
3g Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Zillow (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $1,050,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone
B: Carmel Size Racing
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