Vancouver (AUS)/Took (USA) 17


Vancouver (AUS)/Took (USA) 17

Sire: Vancouver (AUS)

Dam: Took (USA)

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 2 yo

Foaled: Sep 14, 2017

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot 238 at

Purchase price: AUD 110,000  (Price is inclusive of GST but does not include current costs)

Horse Description:


This filly has improved greatly with each preparation. Has shown huge ability and speed and is an extremely exciting prospect.


Price: $100,000+GST





Bay filly       Foaled 14th September 2017 

VANCOUVER Medaglia d'Oro (USA)El PradoSadler's Wells
Cappucino BayBailjumper
SkatesDanehill (USA)Danzig
SkatingAt Talaq (USA)
Giant's CausewayStorm CatStorm Bird
Mariah's StormRahy
Good VibesUnbridled's SongUnbridled
Rose JadeJade Hunter

VANCOUVER (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud Aust. 2016, U.S.A. 2017). Champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2014-15. 4 wins at 2, A$2,368,250, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Todman S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3, Breeders' P., L, 4th ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3. Half-brother to SW Juste Momente (SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1), SW Captain Coltish (VRC Chubb S., L) and the dam of SP Newlands. Out of SP Skates. Grandson of SW Skating. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

TOOK (USA), by Giant's Causeway. Raced once. Sister to Bay of Biscay, half-sister to INTELLIGENCE CROSS, SWEET ORANGE. This is her fourth live foal. Dam of 3 foals to race, 2 winners-

 Lady Val (f by High Chaparral (Ire)) 2 wins at 1400m, 1700m, R164,613, Vaal Next Racemeeting Tuesday H., 2d Vaal Assessment P., 3d Vaal Aveng Trident Steel H.

 Taken High (f by High Chaparral (Ire)) Winner at 1200m, WATC Belmont Bonanza P.

 Royal Marine (c by Uncle Mo (USA)) Placed at 2 in 2018-19, 2d ATC Member Tours 2YO H., 3d ATC Headwater at Vinery 2YO H.


2nd dam

GOOD VIBES, by Unbridled's Song. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of 12 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

INTELLIGENCE CROSS (c War Front) 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5¾f, 6f, £61,818, €77,208, US$345, A$4,900, Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3, Finest Surprise 2YO S., 2d Newmarket July S., Gr.2, Curragh Dash S., L, Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Goodwood Richmond S., Gr.2, Navan Power S., L, 4th Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, Dundalk Patton S., L.

SWEET ORANGE (c War Front) 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, €60,294, HK$10,019,500, Dundalk Star Appeal S., L, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile, L, HKJC Hong Kong Racehorse Owners H., 2d Leopardstown Killavullan S., Gr.3, HKJC Prince Jewellery & Watch Premier Cup, L, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Cup, L, Cyber Colors H., HKU Education Alumni H., 3d HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, L, Panasonic Cup. Sire.

Bay of Biscay (c Giant's Causeway) 2 wins at 7½f, 9f, 2d Remington Park Oklahoma Derby, Gr.3, 4th Zia Park Derby, L.

 Feel the Moment. 9 wins to 7½f, 4th Northlands Park Ky Alta H., L.

 Talk of a Cat. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, Keeneland Allowance.

 Never Content. 2 wins at 6f, 4th Monmouth Anderson Fowler S., L, Saratoga Latham S., L.

 Exvibes. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 4½f, 6f in U.S.A.

 Fire Opal. Winner at 5¾f in Ireland.


3rd dam

ROSE JADE, by Jade Hunter. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to ASSERT ONESELF, CLIVEDEN, GO NOT A' RAMBLIN. Dam of 11 named foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

 Kiowa. 6 wins from 5f to 8¼f in U.S.A.

 Another Incident. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 9f, Keeneland Allowance.

 Mywifenosevrything. 3 wins at 1m, 8½f in U.S.A.

 Ricochet Court. Winner at 2 in U.S.A.

 Quilla. Winner at 5½f in Puerto Rico.

 Thanksfortheirish. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Producer.

 American Song. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A.

 Good Vibes. Winner. See above.


4th dam

ROSEY RAMBLE, by Chieftain. Unraced. Half-sister to FLEET VELVET, Sweet Ramblin Rose (dam of RAMBLIN GUY, SWORD BLADE),  Highland Rose (dam of SKUKE). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

ASSERT ONESELF (f Affirmed) 5 wins from 6f to 9½f, US$261,791, Arlington Park Modesty H., Gr.3, Remington Park Azalea H., L, Ardmore H., L, 2d Calder Breeders' Cup H., L, Keeneland Bryan Station S., L, River Downs White Swan S., L, 3d River Downs Breeders' Cup H., L, 4th Bay Meadows Palo Alto H., L.

CLIVEDEN (c Valdez) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3, 3d Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.3.

GO NOT A' RAMBLIN (f Huguenot) 5 wins-2 at 2, Fairmount Park Coquette S., L, 3d Latonia Clipsetta S., L. Producer.

 La Cote Fleurie. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2500m in Ireland and France, Curragh Ballymany H.

 Royal Dance. 4 wins at 1200m, 1600m in U.A.E, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club H., Nad al Sheba Dubai Police H., 2d Nad al Sheba Emirates Towers H., Ghantoot Emarat Link H., 3d Jebel Ali Commercial Bank of Dubai H., Nad al Sheba Dubai Police H., National Bank of Dubai H.

 Swauk Prairie Rose. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of 2 winners-

 Anaffairtorember. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of 7 winners-

ASAILORTOREMBER (g Sail Me Again) 11 wins at 6f, 1m, US$264,293, Prairie Meadows John Wayne S., L, 3d Prairie Meadows John Wayne S., L.

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