Dan the Tin Man, game winner of the Jacques Cartier Stakes on opening weekend of the 2014 Woodbine season, returns to the Toronto track May 11 as the 125-pound highweight in the $150,000 Vigil Stakes (Can-III).
Bear No Joke
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2008
|Owner||Bear Stables, Ltd.|
|Breeder||James A. Everatt, Janeane A. Everatt & J. Arika Everatt - Meeuse|
|Bear No Joke View Five-Cross Pedigree||It's No Joke||Distorted Humor|
|Nithi||Wolf Power (SAF)|
|Apachee Love (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||El Scott Farm||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$72,000|
|Yearling||Bear Stables||Richard G. Hogan, agent||$74,272|
Bear No Joke caught reigning Canadian champion sprinter and pacesetter Essence Hit Man in midstretch and edged past for a 17-1 upset victory in the Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-II) Nov. 30 at Woodbine.
Grade I winner Phil's Dream puts his four-race win streak on the line against seven rivals in the $150,000 Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-III) Nov. 30 on the Woodbine Polytrack.
The final Breeders' Cup "Win & You're In" challenge event for 2013 brings together a well-matched field of 11 in the $300,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) on the turf Oct. 13 at Woodbine.
Riding the River, Canada's champion turf male of 2012, returns to action in the $200,000 Connaught Cup Stakes (Can-IIT) May 26 at Woodbine.
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.
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.
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