Last-out stakes winners The Pizza Man, Dramedy, and Xtra Luck will seek to continue their successful ways at the marathon distance of 1 1/2 miles at Arlington International Racecourse.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2011
The richest race of the 68-day Canterbury Park season, the $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby, features a field of 12 3-year-olds Sept. 13 including 4-1 morning line favorite Long On Value, trained by Bill Mott.
Abdulla al Monsoori's Our Channel leads a group for the $200,000 American Derby (gr. IIIT) on "Million Preview Day" at Arlington Park, hoping to recover from a poor run in the June 7 English Derby (Eng-I).
Front-running filly Istanford took it to her male rivals early and held on late, carrying home a stylish victory in the $150,000 Arlington Classic Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Arlington Park.
After rallying to an upset victory in a tough allowance race one month ago at Keeneland, Afortable will return to Arlington Park for his stakes debut May 24 in the Arlington Classic Stakes (gr. IIIT).
Fort Prado, who raced for Team Block in Illinois for seven seasons, has sired his first winner from his freshman crop.
|Trainer||Chris M. Block|
|Owner||Fedro, Sr., Thomas and Team Block|
|Afortable View Five-Cross Pedigree||Fort Prado||El Prado (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Thomas Fedro Sr.||TimberView Sales||$75,000|
|Hard Not to Like|