WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Smokey Fire||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$140,544|
2005 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Smoke Glacken - Destroy, Housebuster
Sire: Smoke Glacken , Gray or Roan, 1994. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 10 wins, $759,560. Lifetime: 406 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
Broodmare Sire: Housebuster, Dark Bay or Brown, 1987. In 2009: 1.44 AEI.
|2||Essence Hit Man||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$46,848|
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.
|3||Gypsy Ring||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$23,424|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Where's the Ring - Gypsy Genna, Varick
Sire: Where's the Ring, Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 14 starts, 6 wins, $182,900. Lifetime: 80 yearlings sold, median $10,623.
Broodmare Sire: Varick, Dark Bay or Brown, 1982.
Scratched: Signature Red.
|1||Smokey Fire||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Sid C. Attard|
|2||Essence Hit Man||Jesse M. Campbell||Audre Cappuccitti|
|3||Gypsy Ring||Justin Stein||Paul M. Buttigieg|
|4||Fiddlers Patriot||Julien R. Leparoux||George Weaver|
|5||Stormy Rush||Patrick Husbands||Roger L. Attfield|
|6||Bear Tough Tiger||Quincy Welch||Reade Baker|
|7||Fatal Bullet||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Reade Baker|
|8||Artic Fern||Todd Kabel||Michael Keogh|
|9||Surfrider (IRE)||Ramon A. Dominguez||Eddie Kenneally|
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
Lightly-raced Next Question, making his stakes debut for trainer Mike Trombetta, had all the answers in producing a 16-1 upset in the Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) on the Woodbine turf course Oct. 14.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Versatile gelding Wise Dan goes for his first grade I victory on grass as the 6-5 morning line favorite in the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (gr. IT) Sept. 16 in Toronto.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Ending a spate of runner-up finishes at Woodbine, Big Band Sound spurted away from the field at mid-stretch and held sway to win the Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) on the turf Aug. 26.Sunday, August 26, 2012
Big Band Sound, second in four consecutive Woodbine stakes races since this spring, looks to finally break through as the 3-1 morning line pick in the $200,000 Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) Aug. 26.Friday, August 24, 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
Outsider Something Extra sped to the front and was never headed as he recorded his initial stakes victory in the $149,821 Connaught Cup (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf May 27.Sunday, May 27, 2012
Stormy Lord, a no-sweat three-length winner in last year's Connaught Cup Stakes (Can-IIT), returns to defend his crown against 10 opponents at Woodbine May 27.Thursday, May 24, 2012
Undefeated Agave Kiss stretched her streak to six when she romped to victory in the $100,000 Miss Preakness Stakes on the Black-Eyed Susan program at Pimlico Race Course May 18.Friday, May 18, 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
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
Pacesetting Regally Ready, rebounding from a disappointing effort in the Turf Monster Handicap last month, held off the fast-closing favorite Bated Breath to win an exciting renewal of Woodbine's Nearctic Stakes (gr. IT).Sunday, October 16, 2011
Despite being winless in his last four starts and making his North American debut, Bated Breath was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) Oct. 16 at Woodbine.Friday, October 14, 2011
Havelock, shipping in from Kentucky for trainer Darrin Miller, closed with a rush along the rail to register an 18-1 upset by a head in the Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf Aug. 28.Sunday, August 28, 2011
Jungle Wave, who won the 2009 Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine and finished second in last year's running, returns for another go around in the seven-furlong sprint Sunday, Aug. 28.Thursday, August 25, 2011
Signature Red won an exciting head-bobbing finish by a nose over favored Fiddlers Patriot to successfully defend his title in the $203,575 Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf June 26.Sunday, June 26, 2011
Veteran grass runners take the stage in a pair of stakes earlier on the Queen's Plate card in the $200,000 Highlander (Can-IIT) and the $150,000 Singspiel (Can-IIIT) at Woodbine June 26.Thursday, June 23, 2011