We Miss Artie, currently on the Triple Crown trail for trainer Todd Pletcher, was installed the 4-1 favorite Winterbook favorite for the 155th edition of the Queen's Plate, it was announced March 20.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2010
|Jockey||Jesse M. Campbell|
|Breeder||Yvonne Schwabe Thoroughbreds|
|Midnight Aria View Five-Cross Pedigree||Midnight Lute||Real Quiet|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Lobdell Family Stable||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||$80,000|
Hill 'n' Dale Farms said Nov. 4 Midnight Lute will stand the 2014 breeding season for a fee of $25,000 live foal, stands and nurses.
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Midnight Aria gave trainer Nick Gonzalez his second win in the $947,012 Queen's Plate since 2010 with a gate-to-wire upset victory by a half-length July 7 over the Polytrack at rain-soaked Woodbine.
Dynamic Sky, ridden patiently by Joel Rosario, nosed out a game His Race to Win to capture the $147,903 Plate Trial in a superb finish June 9 at Woodbine.
Uncaptured, Canada's 2012 Horse of the Year, was caught a bit short in his return to Woodbine May 5 when Pyrite Mountain swept past him to deep stretch to take the $115,690 Wando Stakes.
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