As one of 26 Group 1 winners for his sire Medaglia d’Oro, Vancouver’s exceptional juvenile form saw him awarded Champion 2YO Colt honours and a Timeform Rating clear of any of his peers.
Vancouver was an undefeated two-year-old, all wins at stakes level, which culminated in the sire-making Group 1 Golden Slipper.
Along his two-year-old journey, Vancouver defeated Group 1 winners; English, Exosphere and Single Gaze, showing the utter class he will always possess.
A track record-breaking son of Champion Sire Frankel.
A winner at two over 1200m at Deauville, Delaware captured the Listed Prix de Tourgeville (1600m) by three lengths at three before stepping up in class and winning G3 Prix Daphnis (1600m) by four lengths, in the lead up to the Group 1 French Guineas.
Transferred to America where he continued his race career, Delaware won the Listed Danger’s Hour Stakes, recording a track record time on the turf at Aqueduct of 1.33.67.
An extremely talented, Group 1-winning son of Champion Sire Fastnet Rock, Foxwedge, the Champion Second Season Sire of his year, relocated to Victoria in 2019 and his progeny have continued to go from strength from strength. On arrival in Victoria, he had 11 stakes winners and now that tally sits at 26.
As a $925,000 Inglis Easter Yearling Sale graduate, with both the looks and pedigree, Foxwedge was the third highest-priced colt purchased from the sale.
New to Woodside Park Stud in 2023, Shalaa has already proven himself as a sire on the rise across his six seasons at stud across both hemispheres, producing 15 individual stakes winners including six black-type two-year-olds, much in the mould of himself.
A Great Britain and French Champion two-year-old after victories in the 2015 Group 1 Prix Morny at Deauville and Group 1 Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket, legendary jockey Frankie Dettori described Shalaa as the fastest two-year-old he had ever ridden.