Bear Now turns back a challenge from Octave to win the Fitz Dixon Cotillion.

Bear Now turns back a challenge from Octave to win the Fitz Dixon Cotillion.

AP/Equi-Photo, Bill Denver

Bear Now is Late Season Sophomore Success

Until recently, Bear Now seems ideally suited for racing and Canada and only a marginally successful runner in the United States. Well, the Fitz Dixon Cotillion Handicap (gr. II) changed everything.