Keyword: El Prado Essence

  • Essence Hit Man holds off Dimension to win the Bold Venture Stakes.

    Essence Hit Man Scores Bold Venture Repeat

    Essence Hit Man had to survive a claim of foul after holding off 28-1 shot Dimension in deep stretch by a neck to score a repeat victory in the $162,002 Bold Venture Stakes (Can-III) July 17 at Woodbine.

  • Essence Hit Man refuses to let Eternal Rule get by him in the Bold Venture.

    Essence Hit Man Handles Bold Venture Assault

    Essence Hit Man showed what champions are made of when he staved off the equally determined challenger Eternal Rule through the long Woodbine homestretch to win the $172,801 Bold Venture Stakes (Can-III) July 18.

  • Essence Hit Man wins the Vigil Stakes.

    Essence Hit Man On Target in Vigil Victory

    Champion Canadian sprinter Essence Hit Man earned his second victory of the 2012 Woodbine campaign when he led every step of the way to take the $168,790 Vigil Stakes (Can-III) by three-quarters of a length May 6.

  • Mud-Loving Miss Grindstone Takes Bessarabian

    A sloppy surface was just what the connections of Miss Grindstone ordered, helping the 5-year-old mare capture Sunday's $164,250 Bessarabian Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine, her fourth win in as many starts on an off track.

  • Brass in Pocket Shines in Seaway Repeat

    Brass in Pocket made every pole a winning one, sweeping to victory in the seven furlong, $186,500 Seaway Stakes (Can-III) Saturday at Woodbine.

  • Winter Garden Blooms in Bessarabian

    Winter Garden spotted her elders weight in Sunday's $164,400 Bessarabian Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine, but once again, she was simply the best.

  • Brass In Pocket Shines Bright in Seaway

    Frank DiGiulio Jr.'s homebred Brass in Pocket staked her claim as the best filly or mare on the Woodbine grounds and a possible year-end Sovereign Award with a gutsy front-running victory in the $173,375 Seaway Stakes Sunday.

  • Feathers Flies to Ontario Fashion Repeat

    Feathers flew down a muddy Woodbine stretch Saturday to win the six furlong $142,625 Ontario Fashion Stakes for fillies and mares for the second straight year.