After successfully invading Canada twice last year for Maryland-based trainer Dale Capuano, Heros Reward appears to be the one to beat in a contentious group for the $200,000 Scotts Highlander Stakes (Can-III) on the Woodbine grass course June 22.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2004
- CA -Bred
|Trainer||Wesley A. Ward|
|Jockey||Mike E. Smith|
|Owner||O'Laughlin or Ward|
|Breeder||Mr. & Mrs. Martin J. Wygod|
|Indian Ashton View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tribal Rule||Storm Cat|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Sanjesh Sharma||Sam Hendricks, agent||$105,000|
Race favorite Mr. Nightlinger led from start to finish as he defeated seven rivals in the $100,000 Aegon Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs May 2. Salute the Count checked in second, while Atticus Kristy came running late to grab third.