Van Lear Rose, Canada's 2008 champion 2-year-old filly, will be sidelined for the year due to a suspensory injury.
Van Lear Rose
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Catherine M. Day Phillips|
|Van Lear Rose View Five-Cross Pedigree||Stroll||Pulpit|
|Maid for Walking (GB)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Kingview Farms, agent||($4,749)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Danny Dion's Bear Stables named Canada's owner of the year - his Fatal Bullet Horse of the Year at Dec. 12 Sovereign Awards.
Dual grade I winner Stardom Bound heads an accomplished field of nicely-matched fillies set for the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.
This year's rendition of the Bessemer Trust Juvenile Fillies is long on local-grown talent in the form of Stardom Bound.
Van Lear Rose, sent off at odds of 9-1, closed from well off the pace to mow down favored Livin Lovin in the final strides on her way to a half-length victory in the $254,293 Mazarine Stakes (Can-III) for 2-year-old fillies at Woodbine Oct. 5.
Two-year-olds take the spotlight Oct. 5 when Woodbine presents the Grey Stakes and the Mazarine Stakes, a pair of grade III events worth $250,000 apiece at 1 1/16 miles on the Polytrack racing surface.