Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze returns to his homeland when he rides Cherokee Notion in the $150,000 British Columbia Derby (Can-III) at Hastings Park Sept. 26.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2007
|Trainer||John W. Sadler|
|Jockey||Pedro V. Alvarado|
|Owner||Highfield Stock Farm and Johnson, Stephen E.|
|Breeder||Theologian Management & Margaux Stallions LLC|
|Distorted Dave View Five-Cross Pedigree||Distorted Humor||Forty Niner|
|Crazy Ensign (ARG)||Firery Ensign|
|Crazy Fitz (ARG)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Margaux Farm, agent||($160,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Favored No Hesitation extended his winning streak to five races with his first graded-stakes success in the $300,000 Canadian Derby (Can-III) at Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta, Aug. 21.
Local favorite No Hesitation, on a four-race winning streak for trainer Jim Meyaard, takes on nine rivals, including a pair of California invaders, in the $300,000 Canadian Derby (Can-III) at Northlands Park.
Alphie's Bet attempts to rebound from a poor effort against older horses on the turf when he returns to the main track against eight fellow 3-year-olds in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park June 19.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association will offer free, live video streaming of the April 17 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II) from Keeneland on their website, NTRA.com.
Distorted Dave's triumph in a $48,400 allowance race at Santa Anita March 26 has trainer John Sadler thinking of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with the Distorted Humor colt.