Reporting Star spoiled the return of 2014 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) winner Bobby's Kitten Aug. 23 at Woodbine with a closing drive on the rail to win the $200,000 Play King the Stakes (Can-IIT).
Tower of Texas
- Bay Colt
- Born 2011
Last year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) winner Bobby's Kitten is expected to make his first start of the season Aug. 23 in the Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine.
Tower of Texas stormed up the rail and won the $200,000 King Edward Stakes (Can-II) in his turf debut June 21 at Woodbine.
Richard and Nancy Kaster's Excaper is the lone graded winner in the $200,000 King Edward Stakes (Can-II) at Woodine June 21, when he will face six relatively inexperienced rivals in the mile turf test.
Synthetic track standout We Miss Artie will break from post 6 as the 8-5 morning line choice in a field of 15 for the $1 million Queen's Plate, Canada's most famous horse race, July 6 at Woodbine.
Back on Polytrack after a 10th-place finish in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, We Miss Artie took charge in upper stretch and held off a tenacious Majestic Sunset to win the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes.
|Trainer||Roger L. Attfield|
|Jockey||Eurico Rosa Da Silva|
|Owner||Van Meter II, Thomas F. and Dilworth, Scott|
|Breeder||Anderson Farms (Ontario) Inc. & Rod Ferguson|
|Tower of Texas View Five-Cross Pedigree||Street Sense||Street Cry (IRE)|
|Rare Opportunity||Danzig Connection|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Scott & Evan Dilworth||Anderson Farms, agent||$195,000|
|Yearling||VanMeter Sales, agent||($90,000)|
|Two-year-old||McKathan Bros., agent||($150,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.