WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Irish Mission||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$299,610|
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||Aldous Snow||Margin: 4¾||TrueNicks: B+||$99,870|
2009 | Bay Colt | Theatrical (IRE) - Brave Destiny, Quiet American
Sire: Theatrical (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1982. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 10 wins, $2,940,036. Lifetime: 394 yearlings sold, median $70,000. In 2009: 2.42 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) 2010 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale, ($45,388).
|3||Quaesitor||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: A||$49,935|
2009 | Chestnut Gelding | Friends Lake - Questuary, Archers Bay
Sire: Friends Lake, Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 3 wins, $696,400. Lifetime: 180 yearlings sold, median $12,750.
Broodmare Sire: Archers Bay, Bay, 1995.
Others: Seen It All Before, $24,968; Sammy Maudlin, $9,987; Dixie Strike, $4,994; Lateegra, $4,994; Ultimate Destiny, $4,994; Street Fight, $399; Peyton, $399; Dragon Tail, $399; Colleen's Sailor, $399; Big Kick, $399; Wilcox, $399.
|1||Irish Mission||Alex O. Solis||Mark R. Frostad|
|2||Aldous Snow||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Malcolm Pierce|
|3||Quaesitor||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Ian Howard|
|4||Seen It All Before||Luis Contreras||Ashlee Brnjas|
|5||Sammy Maudlin||Jesse M. Campbell||Catherine Day Phillips|
|6||Dixie Strike||Patrick Husbands||Mark E. Casse|
|7||Lateegra||Slade Callaghan||Michael J. Doyle|
|8||Ultimate Destiny||Steven Ronald Bahen||Michael Keogh|
|9||Street Fight||Jermaine V. Bridgmohan||Michael Keogh|
|10||Peyton||Todd Kabel||Michael J. Doyle|
|11||Dragon Tail||Richard Anthony Dos Ramos||Roger L. Attfield|
|12||Colleen's Sailor||Gerry Olguin||Roger L. Attfield|
|13||Big Kick||Tyler Pizarro||Jose Corrales|
|14||Wilcox||Justin Stein||Josie Carroll|
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
Heathcote led at every call of the marathon Valedictory (Can-III) on closing day for 2012 at Woodbine Dec. 16, romping to a 12 1/4-length victory in his stakes debut.Sunday, December 16, 2012
The $150,000 Valedictory Stakes (Can-III), the closing-day feature for 2012 at Woodbine Dec. 16, will produce a first graded win for one of the nine entrants in the 1 3/4-mile marathon.Thursday, December 13, 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
Trainer Mark Casse entered Prospective and Stealcase in the $150,000 Ontario Derby at Woodbine Sept. 16, but only expects one to run. Casse will also send out Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gary Barber's Patrioticandproud.Thursday, September 13, 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
Queen's Plate winner Strait of Dover, who would have been favored in the Breeders' Stakes on turf at Woodbine Aug. 5, is out for the season with a leg injury.Monday, July 30, 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
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
Unbeaten in two seven-furlong outings, Donver Stable's homebred Beeker Street stretches out June 3 in Woodbine's $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes. The Plate Trial is a prep for the June 24 Queen's Plate.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