WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Check Your Soul||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: A||$91,998|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Perfect Soul (IRE) - Unchecked, Unbridled
Sire: Perfect Soul (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 108 yearlings sold, median $9,249.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
|2||Bowman's Causeway||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A||$30,666|
2008 | Chestnut Ridgling | Giant's Causeway - Victory Encounter, Victory Speech
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Victory Speech, Dark Bay or Brown, 1993. In 2009: .99 AEI.
Adena Springs Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $110,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($55,000).
|3||Strike Oil||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: A++||$15,333|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Forest Wildcat - Acadia, Silver Deputy
Sire: Forest Wildcat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1991. Raced 4 years. 20 starts, 9 wins, $478,862. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $65,000. In 2009: 1.55 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Silver Deputy, Bay, 1985.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $190,000.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) 2009 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale, $52,919.
|1||Check Your Soul||Patrick Husbands||Roger L. Attfield|
|2||Bowman's Causeway||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Chad C. Brown|
|3||Strike Oil||Luis Contreras||Mark E. Casse|
|4||Hippolytus||Tyler Pizarro||Mark E. Casse|
|5||Sensational Slam||Jose Lezcano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Imhotep||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|7||Sandy Gully||Jono C. Jones||Cary Brooks|
|8||Speed Ring||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Mark R. Frostad|
|9||Bear's Chill||Emile Ramsammy||Reade Baker|
Woodbine Polytrack specialist Stunning Stag makes his third attempt at winning the $150,000 Eclipse Stakes (Can-III) in the seasonal debut for Janice and Sid Attard's 8-year-old May 26.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Derby Kitten, under jockey Mike Smith, came from off the pace to nab Hippolytus by a half-length in the $154,029 Ontario Derby Sept. 24 at Woodbine.Saturday, September 24, 2011
Ten meet in the 1 1/4 mile Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga. Who will win the Mid-Summer Derby and move to the head of the 3-year-old class?Thursday, August 25, 2011
Jason, Tom and James Scully from TwinSpires.com handicap the Travers Stakes and King's Bishop Stakes from Saratoga.Thursday, August 25, 2011
Jim Dandy (gr. II) winner Stay Thirsty was made the 5-2 morning-line favorite for the Aug. 27 Travers (gr. I), while Haskell Invitational (gr. I) winner Coil was pegged as the 3-1 second choice.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
It was jockey Luis Contreras' day at Woodbine when favored Pender Harbour got up by a nose to win the $512,764 Breeders' Stakes Aug. 7, making the rider the first to win the Canadian Triple Crown on more than one horse.Sunday, August 07, 2011
Luis Contreras will attempt to become the first jockey to win all three jewels of Canada's Triple Crown with different horses when he rides Pender Harbour in the $500,000 Breeders' Stakes on the Woodbine turf Aug. 7.Thursday, August 04, 2011
Pender Harbour, third in last month's Queen's Plate, captured the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown when he held off the surging Bowman's Causeway by a nose in the $524,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie July 17.Sunday, July 17, 2011
Queen's Plate runner-up Hippolytus, 61-1 in Canada's opening jewel of the Triple Crown, heads a field of seven Ontario-bred colts and geldings in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie July 17.Thursday, July 14, 2011
Inglorious became the first filly to win the $1 million Queen's Plate since 2001 with a spectacular performance for jockey Luis Contreras, sweeping past her rivals impressively for a 2 1/2-length victory June 26.Sunday, June 26, 2011
Seventeen go to the post in the Queen's Plate on June 26. Are you up to the challenge of predicting the order of finish?Friday, June 24, 2011
A full field of 17 Canadian-foaled 3-year-olds, led by Check Your Soul, Queen'splatekitten, and filly Inglorious lead the way in the $1 million Queen's Plate June 26 at Woodbine.Thursday, June 23, 2011
Racing across the world, and prepping for the Belmont Stakes.Monday, June 06, 2011
In spite of a bad break and a wide trip, Check Your Soul took command at the top of the stretch for jockey Patrick Husbands and cruised to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $153,739 Plate Trial at Woodbine June 5.Sunday, June 05, 2011
Inglorious, undefeated in three starts over the local Polytrack, is the horse to beat in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies June 5.Thursday, June 02, 2011
Odds-on choice Check Your Soul swept to an easy 2 1/2-length win in the $124,926 Wando Stakes May 1 at Woodbine to stamp himself as a contender for next month's $1 million Queen's Plate.Sunday, May 01, 2011
On paper, a decent case can be made for all dozen 3-year-olds entered in the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), possibly opening the door for yet another outsider to jump into the Triple Crown mix.Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Who will win the 2011 Florida Derby? Is it Soldat's race? Can Flashpoint carry that speed?Friday, April 01, 2011
Dazzling Hutcheson winner Flashpoint and four of the top Kentucky Derby contenders are among a field of eight that was drawn for the 1 1/8-mile Florida Derby.Thursday, March 31, 2011
Archarcharch, a contender despite dropping off Future Wager.Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Trainer Patrick Biancone confirmed March 25 that Bowman's Causeway will run in the $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I) April 3 at Gulfstream Park.Friday, March 25, 2011
WinStar Fram's homebred Cal Nation, an impressive maiden winner in his debut, will make his return in an entry-level allowance race March 19 at Gulfstream.Thursday, March 17, 2011
Soldat ran away from To Honor and Serve and held off Gourmet Dinner to win the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (gr. II) Feb. 26 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 26, 2011
The Fountain of Youth is where the real Triple Crown trail begins. From this point forward, everything starts to get serious.Friday, February 25, 2011
Lesser-known horses can take their first major steps towards Derby contention with a goood showing at Gulfstream Saturday.Thursday, February 24, 2011