Tribal Belle, Canada's champion female sprinter of 2009, returns to defend her title in the Seaway Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine Sept. 4 against just four rivals.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Joseph E. Ambrosia|
|Jockey||Luis Raul Rivera|
|Owner||Melnyk Racing Stables, Inc.|
|Carem Crescent View Five-Cross Pedigree||Distorted Humor||Forty Niner|
|Can't Be Late||Seattle Slew|
|Can't Be Bothered|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Broodmare||Regis Farms||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$270,000|
Tribal Belle, making her second start of the year, swept past favored Dr. Zic inside the final furlong to win the $150,726 Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) by 1 1/4 lengths at Woodbine May 16.
Milwaukee Appeal, coming off a second-place finish in the Alabama Stakes (gr. I) and two near-misses in Canadian 3-year-old classics before that, returns as the one to beat in the $250,000 Selene Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine Sept. 26.