WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Irish Mission||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$288,150|
2009 | Chestnut Filly | Giant's Causeway - Misty Mission, Miswaki
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: Miswaki, Chestnut, 1978.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $375,000.
|2||Northern Passion||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$96,050|
2009 | Chestnut Filly | First Samurai - A Touch of Glory, Golden Gear
Sire: First Samurai , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 149 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Golden Gear, Bay, 1991. In 2009: 1.15 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $220,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $95,000.
|3||Awesome Fire||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: C+||$48,025|
2009 | Chestnut Filly | Strong Contender - Awesome Lass, Awesome Again
Sire: Strong Contender, Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 44 yearlings sold, median $5,000.
Broodmare Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) 2010 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale, ($6,760).
|1||Irish Mission||Alex O. Solis||Mark R. Frostad|
|2||Northern Passion||Luis Contreras||Mark E. Casse|
|3||Awesome Fire||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Nicholas Gonzalez|
|4||Black Bird Rock||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Mark E. Casse|
|5||Dixie Strike||Patrick Husbands||Mark E. Casse|
|6||Waitinginthewings||Jesse M. Campbell||Ashlee Brnjas|
|7||Rose and Shine||Omar Moreno||Ralph J. Biamonte|
|8||Horseshoe Hill||Justin Stein||Michael J. Doyle|
|9||Bantee||Gerry Olguin||Reade Baker|
Irish Mission and Northern Passion, first and second, respectively, in last spring's Woodbine Oaks, renew their acquaintance in the $200,00 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) May 25 on the grass at Woodbine.2 days ago
Perfect in four starts over the Woodbine Polytrack last year, Nipissing faces seven other 3-year-old fillies in the $150,000 Selene Stakes (Can-III) May 19, a first step toward next month's Woodbine Oaks.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Acting Naughty had her consistency rewarded with her first stakes victory in the $149,689 Whimsical (Can-III) at Woodbine April 28, coming from off the pace in her seasonal debut.Sunday, April 28, 2013
Absent since a runner-up effort in last spring's Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser, Northern Passion returns in the $150,000 Whimsical Stakes (Can-III) April 28, the first graded stakes of the 2013 season at Woodbine.Thursday, April 25, 2013
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
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
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
Awesome Fire, under a brilliant ride from Chantal Sutherland, unleashed her closing kick rounding the far turn and overcame traffic problems en route to a game half-length victory in the $249,599 Wonder Where Stakes.Sunday, July 29, 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