WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Rose and Shine||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$151,260|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Mr. Sekiguchi - Yellowenglishrose, Colonial Affair
Sire: Mr. Sekiguchi , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 21 yearlings sold, median $7,500.
Broodmare Sire: Colonial Affair, Bay, 1990.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) 2010 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale, ($18,348).
|2||Dixie Strike||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A||$50,420|
2009 | Bay Filly | Dixie Union - Noble Strike, Smart Strike
Sire: Dixie Union, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 7 wins, $1,233,190. Lifetime: 451 yearlings sold, median $85,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) 2010 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale, $43,457.
|3||Blue Heart||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$25,210|
2009 | Gray or Roan Filly | Exchange Rate - Flawless Diamond, Saint Ballado
Sire: Exchange Rate , Gray or Roan, 1997. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 6 wins, $479,803. Lifetime: 272 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
Broodmare Sire: Saint Ballado, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $375,000.
|1||Rose and Shine||Luis Contreras||Ralph J. Biamonte|
|2||Dixie Strike||Patrick Husbands||Mark E. Casse|
|3||Blue Heart||Joe Bravo||Brian A. Lynch|
|4||Casa Loma||Steven Ronald Bahen||Robert P. Tiller|
|5||Irish Mission||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Mark R. Frostad|
|6||Genes Northernstar||Slade Callaghan||Michael J. Doyle|
|7||Point of Emminence||James McAleney||Reade Baker|
|8||Harlan's Panther||Emile Ramsammy||Michael J. Doyle|
Uncaptured, a contender on the Triple Crown Trail until his 10th-place finish in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), was honored April 19 as Canada's 2012 Horse of the Year during the Sovereign Awards ceremony.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Regalo Mia found room on the outside in the drive and came home powerfully to capture the $150,000 Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) for the first graded victory of her career March 30 on the Gulfstream Park turf.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Juddmonte Farms' homebred Starformer seeks her second straight stakes score at Gulfstream Park March 30, going up against nine others in the $150,000 Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the undercard of the Florida Derby (gr. I).Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A strong group of 12 older fillies will contest the $150,000 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Tampa Bay Downs March 9, including Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) victress Old Tune and grade II winner Mystical Star.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Favored Nipissing remained unbeaten in three starts when she ran down outsider Strut the Course in the last few strides to capture the $251,525 Princess Elizabeth Stakes by half a length at Woodbine Oct. 28.Sunday, October 28, 2012
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.Thursday, October 25, 2012
In a heavyweight battle between champion My Miss Aurelia and multiple grade I winner Questing through the stretch of the $971,200 Cotillion Stakes (gr. I), My Miss Aurelia prevailed by a head to remain undefeated Sept. 22.Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Very few fillies were up for the challenge of facing undefeated 2-year-old champion My Miss Aurelia and two-time grade I winner Questing in the Sept. 22 Cotillion Stakes (gr. I) at Parx Racing Sept. 22.Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Godolphin Racing will send out the favorites in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) and $1 million Cotillion Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 22 at Parx Racing.Monday, September 17, 2012
Defending victor Wigmore Hall, recent grade II winner Forte Dei Marmi, and Woodbine Oaks heroine Irish Mission top a field of eight for the $500,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes Presented by Vtech at Woodbine Sept. 16.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Leading Woodbine trainer Mark Casse carries a solid hand in the $150,000 Ontario Colleen Stakes (Can-IIIT) with three entrants for owner John C. Oxley in the one-mile turf event for 3-year-old fillies Aug. 25.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Fillies accounted for two-thirds of the 2012 Canadian Triple Crown when the late-running Irish Mission outfought Aldous Snow to capture the $506,739 Breeders' Stakes by a half-length on the Woodbine turf Aug. 5.Sunday, August 05, 2012
Dixie Strike, impressive winner of the Prince of Wales last month, is the 5-2 morning line favorite from a field of 14 entered for the Breeders' Stakes, the final jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown at Woodbine Aug. 5.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Former Canadian rider Chantal Sutherland, now based in Southern California, returns to Woodbine July 29 to ride Awesome Fire in the $250,000 Wonder Where Stakes, final leg of the triple tiara series for 3-year-old fillies.Friday, July 27, 2012
The filly Dixie Strike, closing from well out on the track, edged past Colleen's Sailor just past the furlong pole to capture the $493,153 Prince of Wales Stakes July 15 in what could be the race's final renewal at Fort Erie.Sunday, July 15, 2012
Irish Mission, runner-up in the Queen's Plate last month, takes on males once more in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes as the 5-2 morning line favorite at Fort Erie racetrack in Ontario July 15.Thursday, July 12, 2012
Blue Heart, getting a textbook ride from Alex Solis, overtook front-running Casa Loma and favored Black Bird Rock in deep stretch to capture the $245,875 Bison City Stakes by 1 3/4 lengths at Woodbine July 1.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Two fillies from leading Woodbine trainer Mark Casse's stable are among the favorites in the $250,000 Bison City Stakes July 1, the second jewel of Canada's triple tiara for 3-year-old fillies at the Toronto oval.Friday, June 29, 2012
The result hardly seemed in doubt as Strait of Dover led from the outset en route to capturing the prestigious 153rd Queen's Plate in track-record time June 24 at Woodbine.Sunday, June 24, 2012
Strait of Dover, on a three-race win streak for trainer Dan Vella, has been installed as the slight 3-1 morning line favorite for the 153rd renewal of the Queen's Plate, Canada's most famous race.Thursday, June 21, 2012
From an owner's point of view, there is no better time for a 3-year-old to make rapid improvement than when the spring classics are on the line, as Irish Mission did in winning the Woodbine Oaks.
Irish Mission provided trainer Mark Frostad his fourth win in the Woodbine Oaks - Presented by Budweiser when she edged away from her rivals in the final strides June 3.Sunday, June 03, 2012
With the two favorites for the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweister in Dixie Strike and Northern Passion, trainer Mark Casse holds a powerful hand for the June 3 event at Woodbine.Thursday, May 31, 2012
John C. Oxley's Dixie Strike unleashed a drive on the inside to catch leader Tu Endie Wei and draw off to a 3 3/4-length victory in the Selene Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine May 13.Sunday, May 13, 2012
Tu Endie Wei will be the one to catch in the $250,000 Selene Stakes (Can-III), which attracted a field of six 3-year-old fillies to Woodbine's Polytrack May 13.Thursday, May 10, 2012