According to the Racing Post, the colt, owned by John Magnier, Michael Tabor, and Derrick Smith, will stand at Pascal Noue's Haras de la Hetraïe in France as a result of a deal brokered by Richard Venn. A stud fee has yet to be announced.
"We are delighted to have been able to secure such a tough and talented performer for France...he is sure to be popular as he is a very good-looking and correct horse," Noue told the Racing Post.
Acquired out of the 2010 Keeneland November breeding stock sale for $450,000 by D.M.I, the weanling was consigned by Paramount Sales, as agent. Bred in Kentucky by Capital Bloodstock, George Vancouver is a son of Henrythenavigator--Versailles Treaty, by Danzig.
Racing in Europe for all but his Breeders' Cup start, the Aiden O'Brien trainee retires with a record of 2-1-1 from 10 starts and earnings equaling $700,282. In addition to his Juvenile Turf win, George Vancouver was twice group I-placed with a second in the Darley Prix Morny (Fr-I) and a third in the Dubai Dewhurst Stakes (Eng-I).