Donegal Racing and Rockingham Ranch's Finnegans Wake returned from California in winning form to capture the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) May 2 at Churchill Downs.
His Race to Win took the overland route to capture the $163,506 Seagram Cup Stakes (Can-III), turning the tables on runner-up Sky Captain in the process Aug. 3 at Woodbine.
John Oxley's Sky Captain will try to extend his win streak to four straight when he faces an expected five rivals in the $150,000 Seagram Cup Stakes (Can-III) Aug. 3 at Woodbine.
In upsetting massive favorite Frac Daddy in the $155,100 Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) July 1 at Woodbine, Sky Captain extended his perfect 4-year-old season to three races and secured the first stakes win of his career.
Frac Daddy has found his forte as a synthetic surface specialist and will bid for his fourth win from as many starts on an artificial track in the $150,000 Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) July 1 at Woodbine.
Hardway Stables' Speak Logistics, third behind subsequent Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Orb in the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II), heads a field of eight for the Calder Derby.
Heavy favorite will have to overcome the far outside post in his 3-year-old debut.
Falling Sky, winner of the Feb. 2 Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) at Tampa Bay Downs, was scratched from the Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II) the morning of the race, as was maiden winner Sky Captain.
Undefeated Violence tops a Feb. 23 Fountain of Youth field that includes He's Had Enough, Cerro, Orb, and Falling Sky among 11 starters.
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