Sent to post at odds of 29-1 in a field of 11 for the 1 1/16-mile event, Hay Dakota was third-to-last at the top of the stretch but swung wide to deliver his late kick and outran Bondurant at the finish to stop the clock in 1:43.60 over firm turf.
Sir Dudley Digges
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2013
After a break that followed starts in all three Canadian Triple Crown races, Queen's Plate Stakes winner Sir Dudley Digges is scheduled to make his racing return Nov. 12 in the Commonwealth Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.
Hillsbrook Farms' homebred Camp Creek, supplemented for $12,500 off of his maiden victory, rallied from well off the pace to upset the $500,000 Breeders' Stakes for 3-year-old Canadian-breds Aug. 21 at Woodbine.
If trainer Mark Casse has his way, there will be different winners of each of the three legs of the Canadian Triple Crown, which concludes Aug. 21 with the $500,000 Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine.
Ivan Dalos' Amis Gizmo avenged a half-length loss in the Queen's Plate, first leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, with a powerful victory in the Prince of Wales Stakes July 26 at Fort Erie Race Track.
The top three finishers in the Queen's Plate Stakes--Sir Dudley Digges, Amis Gizmo, and All On Red--are set to face off in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes July 26 at Fort Erie.
Revisit the Queen's Plate trip of Sir Dudley Digges.
After a third-place run in the Plate Trial June 12, an extra furlong seemed to suit Sir Dudley Digges July 3 in the $1 million Queen's Plate at Woodbine.
Ivan Dalos' homebred Gamble's Ghost, the tough-luck second-place finisher last time out in the Woodbine Oaks June 12, will take on males for the first time in her career as the only filly in the field for the $1 million Queen's Plate July 3.
|Trainer||Michael J. Maker|
|Owner||Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.|
|Breeder||Bernard McCormack & Karen McCormack|
|Sir Dudley Digges View Five-Cross Pedigree||Gio Ponti||Tale of the Cat|
|My Pal Lana||Kris S.|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Castleton Lyons||Cara Bloodstock, agent||$72,000|
|Yearling||Julio Rada, agent||Paramount Sales, agent||$110,000|
|Two-year-old||Thomas & Casse, agent for Global Thoroughbreds||($195,000)|
|Two-year-old||Patrice Miller/EQB, agent for Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey||Thomas & Casse, agent for Global Thoroughbreds||$130,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.