There were no surprises in a pair of grade III stakes Oct. 8 at Hastings Racecourse as heavily favored Commander took the B. C. Premier's Stakes and 3-5 favorite Class Included won the Ballerina Stakes.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2009
|Jockey||Aaron T. Gryder|
|Owner||Mark DeDomenico, LLC and North American Thoroughbred Horse Company|
|Breeder||Bryan Lyster, Gray Lyster & et al|
|Evelyn's Dancer View Five-Cross Pedigree||Songandaprayer||Unbridled's Song|
|Seraphic Too||Southern Halo|
|Lady She Is Too|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Kevin Dole||Ashview Farm, agent||$4,700|
|Yearling||Jim Brock||Chesapeake Farm, agent||$4,500|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Bloodstock Investments I||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||$80,000|
Two grade III stakes at Hastings Racecourse, the Ballerina and British Columbia Premier's Handicap, highlight the Columbus Day holiday program at the Vancouver, B.C. track Oct. 8.
With the 2-year-old filly division in California far from settled, trainer Peter Miller thinks his charge Woebegon has every chance to rebound in the $250,000 Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) Sept. 3.