Debut 2YO Winner for Vancouver

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday April 14

Champion trainer Chris Waller produced a promising debut two year-old winner by Vancouver at the metro meeting at Hawkesbury on Wednesday with Aslav carrying the James Harron Bloodstock colours to victory.

Well educated following three barrier trials this year, Aslav tracked the leaders for Hugh Bowman and surged home between runners to score a three-quarter length win in the 1100m maiden that was a soft one on the line.


Stable representative Charlie Duckworth indicated Aslav was the first winner for the stable in the James Harron colours and the future looks bright for the son of Vancouver with the Queensland winter carnival a possibility.

“We have lofty expectations for him and it should be onwards an upwards from here,” said Duckworth.

Aslav was an eye-catcher at the 2020 Inglis Ready 2Race Sale selling for $260,000.

A $260,000 Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale purchase for James Harron Bloodstock from the JCS Thoroughbreds draft, he was a successful pinhook having been sourced from the Cornerstone Stud draft from Inglis Premier for $80,000.

Bred by a Cornerstone breeding partnership, Aslav is the second winner from well bred import Anatole ((USA), a half-sister by Quiet American to US Group I winner Man from Wicklow and Group II winner Wild Heart Dancing.



Race Result - Hrc Trainers Day Mdn 1100m

Hawkesbury Track: Good(4) Time: 1:03.06
T: C J Waller J: J Bowman 56
2c Vancouver (AUS) x Anatole (USA) (Quiet American (USA))
Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale $260,000
V:JCS Thoroughbreds, Benalla, Vic
B: James Harron Bloodstock
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $80,000
V:Cornerstone Stud, Angaston, SA
B: JCS Racing
Cool Lad
T: Matthew Smith J: B Spriggs 56
2c Al Maher (AUS) x Marju Rani (NZ) (Marju (IRE))
Aeecee Express
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: Tim Clark 56
2c Savabeel (AUS) x Nymph (NZ) (Thorn Park (AUS))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $150,000
V:Windsor Park Stud
B: Gai Waterhouse / Adrian Bott / Mitchell Bloodstock
Best Side
T: C J Waller J: J B Mc Donald 56
2c Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Celebrity Appeal (AUS) (One Cool Cat (USA))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $650,000
V:Coolmore Stud, Jerrys Plains
B: Paul Moroney Bloodstock
MM National Weanling Sale $300,000
V:Cornerstone Stud Angaston SA
B: James Bester Bloodstock
Cinque Torri
T: Bjorn Baker J: J R Collett 56
2c I Am Invincible (AUS) x Averau (AUS) (Stratum (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $170,000
V:Yarraman Park Stud, Scone, NSW
B: Bjorn Baker Racing/Clarke Bloodstock
Dehorned Unicorn
T: Joseph Pride J: J Parr 56
2g Star Witness (AUS) x Leap Lively (AUS) (Hinchinbrook (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $37,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley
B: Hancox Bloodstock Pty Ltd
T: P & P Snowden J: Tommy Berry 56
2g Rubick (AUS) x High Ace (AUS) (Red Dazzler (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $220,000
V:Eureka Stud, Cambooya, Qld
B: China Horse Club/Newgate Bloodstock/WinStar
Mandalong Nero
T: G R Nickson J: Q Krogh 56
2g Roman Emperor (NZ) x Mandalong Ranche (AUS) (Shrewdy (AUS))
Hard To Excel
T: Bjorn Baker J: T Marquand 56
2g All Too Hard (AUS) x Cocoexcel (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $70,000
V:Vinery Stud, Scone
B: Bjorn Baker Racing / Clarke Bloodstock
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