Sam-Son Farm homebred Strike Softly capitalized on fast fractions to win Sunday's CAN$186,700 Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) by four lengths at Woodbine.
- Bay Mare
- Born 2002
|Breeder||Michael C. Byrne|
|Bosskiri View Five-Cross Pedigree||Kiridashi||Bold Ruckus|
|Bossy Boots||Academy Award|
|Nerves of Steal|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||BBA (Ireland)||Michael C. Byrne, agent for Park Stud||$32,328|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Anthony Goswell, agent||Michael C. Byrne, agent||$250,000|
Sam-Son Farm homebred Strike Softly, a three-time stakes winner in 2006, will make her 4-year-old debut in Sunday's $150,000 Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine.
Harlequin Ranches' Gold Strike has been established as the 9-5 morning line favorite over nine Canadian-bred 3-year-old filly rivals for Sunday's $500,000 Labatt Woodbine Oaks.
Jockey Javier Castellano will ride Ready and Alluring in Sunday's $500,000 Labatt Woodbine Oaks, the premier event for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies at Woodbine. Ready and Alluring could face as many as 10 challengers in the 1 1/8-mile race.