WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Big Band Sound||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: B+||$120,936|
2007 | Bay Horse | Bernstein - Ensnare, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Bernstein, Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $173,120. Lifetime: 373 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2009, ($60,000).
|2||Riding the River||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C||$40,312|
2007 | Bay Gelding | Wiseman's Ferry - Glow Ruby Go, Rubiano
Sire: Wiseman's Ferry , Chestnut, 1999. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 4 wins, $825,266. Lifetime: 82 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rubiano, Gray or Roan, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2008 Yearling Sale, $3,500.
|3||Delegation||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$20,156|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Speightstown - Cindy's Hero, Sea Hero
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Sea Hero, Bay, 1990. In 2009: 1.35 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2011, $150,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $62,000.
|1||Big Band Sound||Tyler Pizarro||Daniel J. Vella|
|2||Riding the River||Todd Kabel||David Cotey|
|3||Delegation||Jermaine V. Bridgmohan||Mark E. Casse|
|4||Artic Fern||Justin Stein||Michael Keogh|
|5||Grand Adventure||Patrick Husbands||Malcolm Pierce|
|6||Stormy Rush||Jesse M. Campbell||Roger L. Attfield|
|7||Clement Rock||Omar Moreno||Mark E. Casse|
|8||Jaguar Paw||Steven Ronald Bahen||Rachel Halden|
|9||Smokey Fire||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Sid C. Attard|
Alpha Bettor, making his first start of the year, upset 2-5 pick Delegation with a late surge along the inside for Justin Stein in a fast renewal of the $197,961 Eclipse Stakes (Can-II) May 12 on the Polytrack at Woodbine.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Delegation should be able to dictate the tempo in the $200,000 Eclipse Stakes (Can-II) in a short field of five May 12, making the 4-year-old son of Speightstown a dangerous commodity on the Polytrack at Woodbine.Thursday, May 09, 2013
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
Csaba is the best he's ever been, and if he sails through the Hal's Hope Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 13, he'll punch his ticket to his first grade I stakes attempt in the $500,000 Donn Handicap on Feb. 9.Friday, January 11, 2013
Csaba, given a dream run through at the rail by Luis Saez, left Delegation behind in the stretch to win the $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes Dec. 16 for his third consecutive victory in Florida.Sunday, December 16, 2012
The $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes may be ungraded, but the Dec. 16 renewal at Gulfstream Park still drew a strong collection of top contenders.Thursday, December 13, 2012
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
Bill Farish Jr.'s Pool Play will be pointed toward the Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) Nov. 23 at Churchill Downs, but the 7-year-old might not be the only Clark starter for trainer Mark Casse.Friday, November 09, 2012
Tapizar, returning to the scene of his only graded stakes wins for trainer Steve Asmussen, took the lead in upper stretch and drew away for a handy win in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 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
Favorite Delegation ran like a 6-5 choice should, taking the Durham Cup field wire-to-window to win the grade III Polytrack race over nine furlongs by 1 1/4 lengths over defending champ City Wolf.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Eleven runners from around the globe line up for the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) at Woodbine Oct. 14. Local hero Big Band Sound is the 3-1 favorite, but 7-2 second choice Fire Lily could roll.Friday, October 12, 2012
The connections of City Wolf hope the five-year-old Giant's Causeway horse gets untracked Oct. 14 in the $150,000 Durham Cup Stakes (Can-gr. III).Thursday, October 11, 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
Grade I winner Data Link, who set a course record at Monmouth Park in his previous race, tops a field of nine older turf specialists entered in the Aug. 11 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Hammers Terror won the inaugural running of the $161,250 Mystic Lake Derby at Canterbury Park July 28 in front-running fashion, surviving a lengthy inquiry into the final stages of the one-mile turf event.Saturday, July 28, 2012
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's homebred Gung Ho is the 5-2 morning line favorite for the inaugural running of the $150,000 Mystic Lake Derby July 28 at Canterbury Park.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Shut off while making a move for the lead in the stretch, Riding the River dipped to the inside for racing room and emerged with a 9-1 upset win in the $318,180 Nijinsky Stakes (Can-IIT) July 22 on the Woodbine turf course.Sunday, July 22, 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
Compliance Officer, a four-time stakes winner against New York-breds, gets an important Independence Day test against open company in the $150,000 Poker Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Widener turf course at Belmont Park.Friday, June 29, 2012
Unleashing a strong turn of foot entering the stretch, longshot Riding the River rallied from last to first under jockey Todd Kabel to post an upset in the King Edward Stakes Presented by TVG (Can-IIT).Sunday, June 24, 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