Trainer: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
The Filly: VANCOUVER x NOBLEST
This is one impressive looking filly purchased from the Rosemont Stud draft. She ticked all the boxes and was rated highly by well-regarded bloodstock agent, Sheamus Mills including trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott.
Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott (trainer) comments: Very excited to secure Lot 601 the Vancouver filly out of the mare Noblest. Vancouver needs no introduction, obviously Gai trained him to win a Golden Slipper, champion 2YO colt for his generation. We’ve had plenty of success with this progeny and this is very much in the mould of the best of them that we’ve seen, She’s a really lovely filly, very athletic, plenty of size and scope about her, exactly what you want to see in the type of Vancouver progeny.
Sheamus Mills (bloodstock agent) comments: this is one of my favourite fillies in the sale. We bought Night Raid here by the same stallion a couple of years ago and this fillies got a lot of the same attributes. Just a beautiful walking filly. Pivotal is one of the world’s best Broodmare sires, really nice family. Great we could secure her. Really, really nice filly whose got a great pedigree and just a lovely actioned girl. Really happy to get her.
David Mourad (BBT Racing Manager) comments: lovely filly this. Plenty of size and quality about her. Very correct. She’ll be trained by Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott. Obviously Gai trained Vancouver to win a Golden Slipper, so she knows the horse very well. She’s had a number through her stables and certainly well received. So she’s going over to the right stable to get every chance to be successful. We loved her, she’s well sourced and get involved if you are after a filly.
She is currently being educated at Doran Park by astute breaker Gordon Pratt. She is a filly that is eager to get on with the job and moves well.
This filly is closely related to 10 individual stakes winners. There are 6 Individual Group 1 winners bred on the same pattern.
Our filly has passed 100% clean on her scope, x-ray and clinical examination.
VANCOUVER is best son of world-class sire MEDAGLIA D’ORO
His grandam is the dual Group 1 winning Champion sprinter SKATING
From barrier 16 he won the Group 1 Golden Slipper in the same time as leading first season sire Pierro and faster than the likes of Capitalist, Luskin Star, Marscay, Rory’s Jester, Danzero, Flying Spur, Stratum & Sebring
“It’s a stallion making race and he will make a stallion”
– Trainer Gai Waterhouse after the Golden Slipper
“He’s a horse with great quality and great balance…just a lovely horse to watch.”
– James Harron, yearling purchaser
NOBLEST by PIVOTEL a winner over 1400 this is only her 3rd foal. She is the half-sister PEERESS Champion Older female miler in GB and Ireland. A dual Group 1 winner and 3- time Group 1 placed.
PIVOTEL is a top line broodmare internationally boasting 110 stakes winners and a phenomenal 23 at Group 1 level. Stakes earnings of over $144 million.
Trainers: GAI WATERHOUSE AND ADRIAN BOTT
Gai has gone on to achieve as much as humanly possible with racehorses. While many would rest on their laurels after such success, Gai simply wants to win more and more. Owners can rest assured that the Lady Trainer wants to win races just as much if not more than they do! Confirmation of this dedication to excellence came after just fifteen years of training when Gai was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame (2007). As we stand, in just over 20 years of training, Gai has amassed over 135 Group One wins and currently sits third on the all-time list (Group One winners) behind T.J. Smith and Bart Cummings.
By far Gai’s greatest achievements have been recorded in the best races of the year in both Melbourne and Sydney. Gai has won Sydney’s two best races, the Golden Slipper and Doncaster Handicap six and seven times respectively. Gai is by far the most successful trainer ever in the Sydney Spring. ‘Make hay while the sun shines’ is a phrase one often can hear Gai quoting. This attitude is reflected by Gai’s results in the best races contested during the Sydney Spring Carnival. The Flight Stakes (7 wins), the Epsom Handicap (7 wins) and the Metropolitan Handicap (8 wins) have become races at the mercy of Gai each and every year.
Gai gives each and every horse that comes into her care every possible chance to succeed. Only six horses in the history of Sydney racing have won the two-year-old Triple Crown and Gai has trained two of them (Dance Hero 2004 and Pierro 2012). Gai in fact has won more Group One races for two-year-olds than any other trainer.
Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott’s recent Group success CON TE PARTIRO (Coolmore Legacy Stakes Group 1, Coolmore Classic Group 1) SHOUT THE BAR (Empire Rose Stakes Group 1, Vinery Stud Group 1), FARNAM (Golden Slipper Group 1) GLOBAL GLAMOUR (Thousand Guineas Group 1, Flight Stakes Group 1)
NOMINATIONS AND BONUS SCHEMES
Eligible for the lucrative BOBS and BOBS Extra bonus scheme, $3.5 million Golden Slipper, $1 million Golden Rose, Blue Diamond & Blue Sapphire and the $10 million Magic Millions race series.
Share Price: 2.5% share $3,745 or 5% share $7,490 or 10% share $14,980
BUY NOW PAY LATER: $936.25 upfront followed by 3 equal monthly repayments of $936.25 (applicable per 2.5% share).
Share Price Includes – Purchase Price, Nominations and Bonus Schemes, Agistment, Breaking In, X-Rays and Scoping, Mortality Insurance is covered up to the 31st January 2021.
The Fixed Flat Fee for a 2.5% share per month is $138.00 (incl. GST) and for a 5% share per month is $276.00 (incl. GST) and so on for ongoing upkeep expenses. Your first fixed cost payment is 1st June 2021. Please refer to Section 6.3.1 of the Prospectus for further details.
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