Water Cannon

  • Gray or Roan Gelding
  • Born 2001
  • MD -Bred
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Pletcher Barn Favored in Ohio Derby

Trainer Todd Pletcher will send out grade II stakes winners Limehouse and Pollard's Vision in Saturday's $350,000 Ohio Derby (gr. II), going 1 1/8 miles at Thistledown. Limehouse is listed as the 5-2 morning line favorite while Pollard's Vision will go off at 3-1.

Lion Heart Looks Ready to Peak

Kentucky Derby (gr. I) runner-up Lion Heart made his first appearance on the Pimlico track Thursday morning, and if looks mean anything, the colt is ready for a peak performance in Saturday's Preakness Stakes gr. I).

Imperialism Confirmed for Preakness

Imperialism, third in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), joined the list of probable starters in Saturday's Preakness Stakes (gr. I), which is expected to feature four of the top five finishers from the May 1 Derby.

Smarty Expected at Pimlico in a Week; Imperialism May Go

Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones is expected to ship to Baltimore either next Wednesday or Thursday for the 129th Preakness Stakes. The undefeated colt paid his first visit to the racetrack since his victory when he jogged at Philadelphia Park Wednesday morning.

Paddington, Water Cannon Tesio Highweights

Eight 3-year-olds, including a filly, are set to square off in the April 17 Federico Tesio Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. The Tesio could prove more of an indicator of horses that may compete in the May 15 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), also held at the Maryland racetrack.

Water Cannon Fires Best in Private Terms

Water Cannon put visions of the Preakness squarely in the minds of those who watched the Maryland-bred gelding trounce a field of six 3-year-olds in this afternoon's $60,000 Private Terms Stakes at Laurel Park.

Capac's Derby Hopes Take a Soaking

Water Cannon doused the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hopes of Capac when he scored a narrow victory in the $40,000 Miracle Wood Stakes as the heavy favorite tired to fifth.

Connections

Trainer Christine Berkeley
Jockey Matthew Straight
Owner Okolona Plantation Racing
Breeder Mr. & Mrs. Charles McGinnes

Pedigree

Water Cannon View Five-Cross Pedigree Waquoit Relaunch
Grey Parlo
Crying in the Rain Baederwood
Muffies Muffin

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
FTMSEP2002
Hip 57
Yearling Webb Carroll, agent Thornmar, agent $13,500
FTMMAY2003
Hip 479
Two-year-old The Nonsequitur Stable Webb Carroll, agent $37,000

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