Mark Casse, who won the Dominion Day Handicap (Can-III) a year ago with Marchfield, will have two more chances in the latest edition of the $200,000 race when a field of 11 lines up July 1 at Woodbine.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2007
|Trainer||Mark E. Casse|
|Jockey||Jono C. Jones|
|Owner||Woodford Racing LLC and Westrock Stables LLC|
|Breeder||Diamond A Racing Corp.|
|So Elite View Five-Cross Pedigree||Pleasantly Perfect||Pleasant Colony|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bill Farish||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$80,000|
|Racing or stallion prospect||Bill Farish||Lane's End, agent||$25,000|
Fifty Proof earned his first graded stakes win when he disposed of odds-on favorite Exhi on the final turn and held on for a half-length win in the $175,871 Eclipse Stakes (Can-III) at odds of 10-1 at Woodbine May 28.
Stately Victor, who took the Bluegrass Stakes (gr. I) in April before off-the-board finishes in the three off-the-board finishes, returned to the winner's circle in the Ontario Derby at Woodbine Sept. 25.