After tripping up odds-on choice Smart Surprise by nearly two lengths in winning Woodbine's Whimsical (Can-III) in front-running fashion last month, Dancing Allstar will try to do it again in the Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) on May 10.
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2005
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Daniel J. Vella|
|Owner||Edward A. Seltzer|
|Breeder||Seltzer Irrevocable Trust, Gainsborough Farm LLC & Robert N. Clay|
|Verdana Bold View Five-Cross Pedigree||Rahy||Blushing Groom (FR)|
|True Legacy (GB)||A.P. Indy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Edward A. Seltzer Trust||Three Chimneys Sales, agent||$160,000|
The first graded stakes of the year in Canada, the $150,000 Whimsical Stakes (Can-III) for older fillies and mares at six furlongs on the main track April 18, brings together a field of eight horses, two of which have started this year.
Jockey Chantal Sutherland enjoyed a memorable day at Woodbine Aug. 9, with five victories, among them a 21-length romp and a nose decision aboard Sugar Bay in the $171,308 Duchess Stakes.
Verdana Bold ran down 3-5 favorite Authenicat to take the US$156,727 Star Shoot Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by one length at Woodbine April 13.