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.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2009
Maiden River Rush, rallying from last along the inside for jockey James McAleney, registered a 21-1 upset in the $145,229 Plate Trial while setting a track record at Woodbine June 3.
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Jockey||Ramon A. Dominguez|
|Owner||Green Hills Farm Inc.|
|Big Creek View Five-Cross Pedigree||Indian Charlie||In Excess (IRE)|
|Major Idea||Cherokee Run|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Cara Bloodstock, agent||($70,000)|
|Two-year-old||Green Hills Farm||Wavertree Stables, agent||$300,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.