Magic Broomstick flew home late under jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson to take the $154,535 Bessarabian Stakes (Can-III) by 1 1/4 lengths Nov. 24 at Woodbine.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Daniel J. Vella|
|Owner||Seltzer, Edward A. and Anderson, Beverly S.|
|Breeder||Marilyn Seltzer and Edward Seltzer|
|Wyomia View Five-Cross Pedigree||Vindication||Seattle Slew|
|Beyond the Sun||Kingmambo|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Solera Farm||Dromoland Farm, agent||$145,000|
Facing Winter Memories would seem an unenviable task for anyone right now, which is why the NYRA stakes coordinators should be commended for actually finding six 3-year-old fillies to face her in the Lake Placid.
Michael Tabor's Excited stalked the pace before taking control nearing the eighth pole and edged away for a half-length victory in the Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) at Colonial Downs July 16.
Dynamic Holiday has been on a roll in her last four starts, and she is looking to carry over her win streak into her first start at Colonial Downs in the July 16 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT).
Second in the Central Bank Ashland Stakes (gr. I) last month, Wyomia is the 9-5 morning-line favorite for the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) May 20 at Pimlico Race Course.
Lightly-regarded Lilacs and Lace shocked many in the crowd of 23,155 racing fans who turned out to watch the $400,000 Central Bank Ashland Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland April 9.
Five D Thoroughbreds and Wind River Stables' homebred filly Kathmanblu, a stakes winner on grass and dirt, will attempt to transfer that form to Keeneland's Polytrack surface April 9 in the Central Bank Ashland (gr. I).
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We all know who the favorites are and who the contenders are. But we also know that no Breeders' Cup is complete without its share of longshots.
Wyomia Tyus, one of America's biggest track stars of the past, will have a 2-year-old filly named after her running in the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs.
Wyomia made her first stakes appearance a winning one, upsetting odds-on choice Delightful Mary in the $225,470 Mazarine (Can-III) at Woodbine.
Unbeaten Delightful Mary, a $500,000 2-year-old in training purchase in Florida that won the first two starts of her career impressively, heads the field for the $225,000 Mazarine Stakes (Can-III) Oct. 9 at Woodbine.