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.
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2009
|Owner||Urban Fire Corp.|
|Awesome Fire View Five-Cross Pedigree||Strong Contender||Maria's Mon|
|Awesome Lass||Awesome Again|
|Smart n' Irish|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Spring Farm, agent||($6,760)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
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.
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.
Favored Dixie Strike, a half sister to 2011 Woodbine Oaks and Queen's Plate champion Inglorious, romped to a 5 1/2-length win in the $148,720 Ontario Lassie Stakes at Woodbine Dec. 3.