Last into the stretch, Cactus Kris unleashed a thrilling burst of speed and swept past eight rivals in Ontario Fashion (gr. III) before nailing front-runner Endless Light in the final stride to win Oct. 18 at Woodbine.
DARRS Inc.'s Bye Bye Bernie may have given an indication of what was coming when he just missed, by a neck, in the Kentucky Downs Turf Dash Stakes Sept. 14 at odds of 55-1.
Ten 2-year-old Canadian-foaled fillies will try to burnish their credentials in the $250,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes Oct. 28 at Woodbine, an important steppingstone to next year's north-of-the-border classics.
Roxy Gap, enjoying a solid campaign so far this year with a pair of graded wins and two seconds in her past four starts, tries to transfer her form to turf against a good field in the $150,000 Royal North Stakes (Can-IIIT).
Embur's Song will carry the highest weight of her career as she attempts to win her fifth consecutive stakes in the Seaway Stakes (Can-III) Sept. 3 at Woodbine.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Careless Word||Stuart C. Simon||
|Crysta's Court||Justin J. Nixon||
|Dance to the Moon||Michael J. Doyle||
|Lucky Melissa||Carlo Fuoco||
|Proud of My Roots||Paul Attard||
|Rue de Jean||Alison Crook||
|Tequilamockingbird||Robert P. Tiller||