WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Exhi||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: A||$85,563|
2007 | Bay Colt | Maria's Mon - Soldera, Polish Numbers
Sire: Maria's Mon, Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 4 wins, $507,140. Lifetime: 496 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Polish Numbers, Bay, 1987.
|2||Hotep||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$34,225|
2007 | Bay Horse | A.P. Indy - Eye of the Sphynx, Smart Strike
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
|3||Essence Hit Man||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A+||$18,824|
2007 | Chestnut Gelding | Speightstown - El Prado Essence, El Prado (IRE)
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: El Prado (IRE), Gray, 1989.
Scratched: Giant's Tomb.
|1||Exhi||Robby Albarado||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Hotep||Patrick Husbands||Mark R. Frostad|
|3||Essence Hit Man||Chantal Sutherland||Audre Cappuccitti|
|4||Mint Chip||James Graham||George R. Arnold, II|
|5||Bear's Hard Ten||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Reade Baker|
Riding the River, Canada's champion turf male of 2012, returns to action in the $200,000 Connaught Cup Stakes (Can-IIT) May 26 at Woodbine.5 hours ago
Essence Hit Man won the $166,408 Jacques Cartier Stakes for the third year in a row with a powerful front-running performance under Jesse Campbell April 27 at Woodbine.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Bear Tough Tiger, rallying on the outside, outfought stablemate Bear No Joke to record his first stakes victory in the $127,940 Kennedy Road (Can-III) by a neck at Woodbine Nov. 25.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Essence Hit Man is set to defend his title in the $150,000 Kennedy Road Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 25 at Woodbine; his start will come just days after the passing of his trainer and owner, Audre Cappuccitti.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Successful and popular Woodbine-based owner and trainer Audre Cappuccitti has died at age 66.Tuesday, November 20, 2012
James Street, rallying with determination on the outside, collared pacesetter Patrioticandproud in deep stretch and went on to win the xx Autumn Stakes (Can-II) Nov. 10 at Woodbine.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Maritimer, winner of the 2011 Coronation Futurity and champion Canadian 2-year-old, makes his first start since March 31 in Dubai in the $150,000 Autumn Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine Nov. 10.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Trainer Roger Attfield is hoping a stretch-out to 1 1/4 miles in the $250,000 Sky Classic (Can-IIT) will enable Forte Dei Marmi to land his first North American stakes victory Aug. 19 at Woodbine.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Pender Harbour, last year's 3-year-old Canadian champion, takes an undefeated record on the Woodbine turf course into the $300,000 Nijinsky Stakes (Can-IIT) July 22.Friday, July 20, 2012
Essence Hit Man showed what champions are made of when he staved off the equally determined challenger Eternal Rule through the long Woodbine homestretch to win the $172,801 Bold Venture Stakes (Can-III) July 18.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Essence Hit Man, last year's Canadian champion sprinter, should get a stern test from undefeated Eternal Rule in the $150,000 Bold Venture Stakes (Can-III) on the night of July 18 at Woodbine.Sunday, July 15, 2012
Smokey Fire, making his first start in nearly 20 months, overcame traffic problems in upper stretch to sweep past the leaders close to home for a 1 1/4-length win in the $230,726 Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine.Sunday, June 24, 2012
Signature Red, whose only two victories since July 2010 have come in the Highlander Stakes (Can-IIIT), is back to defend his title for a second time in the $200,000 grass event at Woodbine June 23.Thursday, June 21, 2012
Strait of Dover, whose career has taken off since arriving in trainer Daniel Vella's barn at Woodbine, emerged as an early Queen's Plate favorite with his 6 1/2-length romp in the $156,206 Marine Stakes May 12.Saturday, May 12, 2012
Champion Canadian sprinter Essence Hit Man earned his second victory of the 2012 Woodbine campaign when he led every step of the way to take the $168,790 Vigil Stakes (Can-III) by three-quarters of a length May 6.Sunday, May 06, 2012
Canada's champion sprinter Essence Hit Man looks for his second victory of the year in the $150,000 Vigil Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine May 6.Thursday, May 03, 2012
Exhi, a grade II winner at Keeneland and a multiple stakes winner at Woodbine, will enter stud as a 5-year-old this year at John and Doris Carey's T.C. Westmeath Stud Farm near Shelburne, Ontario.Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Essence Hit Man set a quick pace and held off Gypsy Ring in deep stretch for an upset score in the $150,000 Kennedy Road (Can-III) Nov. 19 at Woodbine.Saturday, November 19, 2011
Hollywood Hit, Canada's defending champion sprinter, will try for his third stakes win this year as he takes on five rivals in the Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-III) over Woodbine's synthetic surface Saturday, Nov. 19.Wednesday, November 16, 2011
California shipper Bourbon Bay and European invader Wigmore Hall are among eight older horses entered in a wide-open edition of the $500,000 Northern Dancer Turf presented by VTech (Can-IT) Sept. 18 at Woodbine.Thursday, September 15, 2011
Fifty Proof earned his first graded stakes win when he disposed of odds-on favorite Exhi on the final turn and held on for a half-length win in the $175,871 Eclipse Stakes (Can-III) at odds of 10-1 at Woodbine May 28.Saturday, May 28, 2011
Stunning Stag and Exhi, both grade III winners in their most recent efforts, head the field for the $150,000 Eclipse Stakes (Can-III) over Woodbine's Polytrack May 28.Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Stunning Stag wins Woodbine's Vigil Stakes in his 2011 debut, defeating last year's winner, Hollywood Hit.Sunday, May 08, 2011
Wertheimer and Frere's Kentucky homebred Exhi had no problem returning from his six-month layoff, as he took a short field wire-to-wire in the $150,000 Ben Ali (gr. III) April 23 for his second graded stakes win at Keeneland.Saturday, April 23, 2011
Despite making his season debut, multiple stakes winner Exhi figures to be well-backed in a short field entered for the $150,000 Ben Ali (gr. III) April 23 at Keeneland.Wednesday, April 20, 2011