Veteran Woodbine-based trainer Laurie Silvera secured the 1,000th victory of his career Sunday, April 13 when 8-5 favorite Sorry About That drew off in the stretch for a three-length score in an optional claiming race.
William Thompson Jr.'s homebred Ariana D rallied from last after a half-mile to upset favored Sugar Again in Woodbine's $150,096 Bessarabian Stakes Nov. 21.
Juddmonte Farms' homebred Champs Elysees is the first U.S.-based runner to win the Sovereign Award's Horse of the Year title since 1995.
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