Much the best in the British Columbia Derby (Can-III) last time out, Alert Bay steps in against older horses for the first time in the $100,000 British Columbia Premier's Handicap (Can-III) Oct. 13 at Hastings Racecourse.
Zia Park Racetrack & Casino conducted its biggest day of racing since opening in 2005 Nov. 27, featuring seven stakes with purses worth a total of more than $1.1 million that attracted a record wagering handle.
Craig MacPherson, leading the trainer standings at Hastings Racecourse, sends out a formidable duo in Reporting Star and Bluegrass Pride for the $150,000 British Columbia Derby (Can-III) Sept. 8 at the Vancouver track.
Broadway Empire is the 2-1 favorite in a full field of 12 3-year-olds drawn for the $200,000 Canadian Derby (Can-III) Aug. 17, the highlight of the racing season at Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta.
Den's Legacy, taken off the Triple Crown trail by trainer Bob Baffert after a sixth-place finish in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), should find the company more to his liking in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) June 2.
Shakin It Up and Govenor Charlie looking for valuable 50 points in 1 1/8-mile test.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Deadly Truth||Greg Tracy||
|For Cash||Dale Greenwood||
|Just Gone||Rodney J. Cone||
|Just Win Baby||Greg Tracy||
|Smart Promotion||Robertino Diodoro||
|Success Rate||Robert B. Hess, Jr.||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Island Fashion S.||SUN|
|Mine That Bird Derby||SUN|
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