Richard C. Thompson's Irish-bred 6-year-old Ballast will be among the favorites for the $100,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes on the Gulfstream Park turf course Saturday.
Coming off a record-shattering performance in the Ontario Jockey Club Stakes at seven furlongs, Sam-Son Farm's Soaring Free returns to his favorite turf course at Woodbine Saturday for the $173,400 Play the King Stakes (Can-III).
Owner Sam-Son Farm, trainer Mark Frostad and jockey Todd Kabel team up once again Sunday to try for a third straight win in the $164,400 Connaught Cup Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine with Shoal Water.
Prince Alphie charged from off the pace under Shane Sellers to win the $75,000 Black Gold Handicap on the turf in convincing fashion Saturday at Fair Grounds.
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