Jiggs Coz, third as the favorite in last year's Queen's Plate, returns to action after a 10 1/2-month layoff for trainer Sid Attard in the $150,000 Connaught Cup (Can-III) on the Woodbine turf course May 25.
- Chestnut Gelding
- Born 2000
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Mark E. Casse|
|Owner||Melnyk Racing Stables, Inc.|
|Moonshine Hall View Five-Cross Pedigree||Spinning World||Nureyev|
|Pink Dove||Argument (FR)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Horse France||Lane's End, agent||$150,000|
|Yearling||Eugene Melnyk||Eaton Sales, agent||$180,000|
Queen's Plate runner-up Mobil pulled away in late stretch to win the featured CAN$164,100 Toronto Cup Handicap by one length, getting the 1 1/8-mile distance on a turf course listed as 'good', in 1:49.15.
For trainer Malcolm Pierce, the burning question heading into Saturday's Toronto Cup Stakes (Can-IIIT) for 3-year-olds at Woodbine is, 'Will the real Strizzi show up?'