This colt is a lovely athletic type which we are thrilled to have purchased. By first season sire Vancouver, the best son of Champion Medaglia D’oro, this colt is out of the Listed-winning mare Holy Moly, a daughter of Holy Roman Emperor, who is already the broodmare sire of three Group 1 winners, including G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies winner Newspaperofrecord.
"Training for Star Thoroughbreds is a delightful experience. From entry point through to a young horse's race career right up until his or her retirement, the Star team have a very well thought out system to look after their clients’ investment and the horse equally. Training for Star is a common sense approach where the horse comes first; we do the right thing by them and the investor continues to enjoy their involvement with us with anticipation of success on the racetrack, whilst creating new friendships with their racing partners. Denise and her team ensure that racing with Star is absolutely a 5 star experience."- Chris Waller
By undefeated Golden Slipper winning Champion Australian 2YO Vancouver, the son of world-class sire Medaglia D’Oro. Vancouver has made an impressive start to his stud career with his progeny already making their mark on the track, with Postcode, Ticket To Ride and Canadian Spice all Stakes-placed and Vangelic impressively winning on debut in Sydney.
This colt is out of Stakes Winner and Group 3 placed Holy Moly by the excellent sire and broodmare sire Holy Roman Emperor (by Danehill). She is a half-sister to Melbourne Stakes Winner Indarra (by Stravinsky). Their dam is by the legendary Zabeel, Champion NZ Stallion (Australian & NZ Combined) a record 15 times. Champion Australian Broodmare Sire 3 times. Champion NZ Broodmare Sire 5 times.
Located on over 8,000 acres in the NSW’s renowned Hunter Valley, with the Hunter River meandering through its centre, Coolmore Stud’s pastures have produced a plethora of outstanding Group 1 winners including Vancouver himself, sire of this colt, plus illustrious horses Winx, Redoute’s Choice and Fastnet Rock. What a record!