Articles posted September 18, 2005

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Wilson Guides Classic Stamp to Bell Canadian Win

Woodbine's leading rider, Emma-Jayne Wilson, celebrated the first stakes victory of her career, guiding 7-1 shot Classic Stamp to a successful title defense in the 1 1/8-mile $316,536 Bell Canadian Stakes (Can-II) for fillies and mares.

Original Spin Flawless in Arlington Lassie

Illinois-bred filly Original Spin, who races in the colors of the Russell L. Reineman Stable Inc., rallied four-wide in the stretch to win the $147,000 Arlington-Washington Breeders' Cup Lassie (gr. III) by 4 ΒΌ lengths in her second career start.

Anxious Moments for Frankel As 'Leroi' Romps

The astonishingly impressive win by super turf horse Leroidesanimaux excited everyone at Woodbine, Bobby Frankel included. However, the trainer didn't see the last furlong. Instead, he felt dizzy, nearly fainted, bowed his head, and tried to regather himself.

Leroidesanimaux Roars to Atto Mile Crown

Prior to Sunday's Atto Mile (gr. IT), the biggest knock on TNT Stud's Leroidesanimaux is that all of his previous North American wins had been relatively close races. In winning his eighth straight, the Bobby Frankel pupil took care of that with an authoritative performance on a soft course at Woodbine.

Crimson Classic Sires First Stakes Winner

Two-year-old King Cohl, owned by Betty L. Kaelin and trained by Forrest Kaelin, became the first stakes winner for stallion Crimson Classic when he captured the $41,500 Dr. Ernest Benner Stakes at Charles Town Saturday night.

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