Keyword: Daniel Vella

  • Strait of Dover runs away with the Marine Stakes at Woodbine.

    Strait of Dover Sailing into Queen's Plate

    Strait of Dover, whose career has taken off since arriving in trainer Daniel Vella's barn at Woodbine, emerged as an early Queen's Plate favorite with his 6 1/2-length romp in the $156,206 Marine Stakes May 12.

  • Field Commission faces 6 in the Kennedy Road Stakes.

    Familiar Foes to Line Up in Kennedy Road

    Field Commission, back in the winner's circle three weeks ago after returning to Woodbine's Polytrack, is among a tough group of sprinters entered for the $150,000 Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-III) Nov. 20.

  • Nearctic Stakes winner Field Commission tries the Kennedy Road Stakes on the Polytrack.

    Field Commission Battles 9 in Kennedy Road

    Field Commission, fast-closing winner of the Nearctic Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine lawn last month, takes on Polytrack specialist El Brujo in the $150,000 Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-III) at the Toronto track Nov. 21.

  • Field Commission comes home strong in the Neartic.

    Field Commission Finds Room in Nearctic

    Field Commission found room at the top of the lane and took over approaching the sixteenth-pole on his way to a 1 1/2-length victory in the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-II) Oct. 17 on the Woodbine turf.

  • Verdana Bold Holds On in Selene Stakes

    Polytrack seems to be to the liking of Edward Seltzer's Verdana Bold, as the 3-year-old filly won for the second time in as many starts on the synthetic surface, this time in the $259,300 Selene Stakes (Can-III) May 18 at Woodbine.

  • Like a Gem

    Like a Gem Stops Monashee's Streak

    Like a Gem ran her winning streak to three races in the US$219,564 Maple Leaf Nov. 10 while spoiling the Woodbine debut of Western Canada invader Monashee, who was looking for her 12th consecutive win.