Keyword: Wando

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    Wise Dan Rejoins Lopresti at Keeneland

    Leading Horse of the Year candidate Wise Dan returned to the track Jan. 7 following some turnout time at trainer Charlie Lopresti's Forest Lane Farm near Lexington, joining Successful Dan and Turallure.

  • Hold Me Back Sires First Foal

    Multiple graded stakes winner Hold Me Back sired his first reported foal Jan. 23 when a chestnut filly was born at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Turallure wins the Woodbine Mile

    Turallure Finds Room in Wild Woodbine Mile

    In a heart-pounding finish to the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT), Turallure, a son of 2003 Canadian Triple Crown winner Wando, got up at the wire in his Woodbine debut Sept. 18.

  • Champion Wando's First Winner

    Wando, Canada's 2003 Horse of the Year and Triple Crown, sired his first winner when his son D's Wando won Aug. 16 at Woodbine.

  • First Foals for Three Lane's End Stallions

    The first reported foals sired by Mingun, the group III-winning son of A.P. Indy and Miesque, arrived on Jan. 26, according to William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm. The first foals of multiple grade I winner Rock Hard Ten and 2003 Canadian Horse of the Year and Triple Crown winner Wando were also reported.

  • Wando to Enter Stud at Lane's End

    Wando, Canada's Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old colt following his sweep of the 2003 Triple Crown, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Canadian Horse of the Year Wando Retired

    Wando, a Canadian Triple Crown winner for breeder/owner Gustav Schickedanz, was retired after suffering a slight tear in his left hind suspensory during the May 4 Westchester Handicap (gr. III).

  • Belmont Opens With Contentious Westchester

    Wednesday's $100,000-added Westchester Handicap (gr. III), the opening day feature on Belmont Park's 100th birthday and spring/summer meeting, presents a curious field of eight older horses.

  • Kabel, Ministers Wild Cat Win Woodbine Opener

    Todd Kabel, who equaled the late Avelino Gomez's mark of most stakes wins by a jockey in one season (36) in 2004, began another assault on the record by taking Saturday's 2005 opening day feature at Woodbine, the $140,475 Jacques Cartier Stakes aboard Ministers Wild Cat.

  • Millionaire One For Rose Rips Maple Leaf Foes

    One For Rose became racing's latest millionaire when she crushed four rivals in the $218,850 Maple Leaf Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine for the second year in a row.

  • Slew Valley Slays Wando in King Edward

    Slew Valley, expertly ridden by Jim McAleney, collared Shoal Water in the final sixteenth and outfought his rival to the wire, scoring a neck victory in Saturday's $324,300 King Edward Breeders' Cup (Can-II) on the Woodbine turf.

  • Wando Makes Woodbine Return in King Edward

    After two starts in the United States, Wando, Canada's reigning Horse of the Year, makes his 2004 Woodbine debut on Saturday in the $324,300 King Edward Breeders' Cup Stakes (Can-II).

  • Mr. O'Brien Wins Dixie in Course-Record Time

    Irish-bred Mr. O'Brien scored a two-length win in the May 15 $200,000 Argent Dixie (gr. IIT) on the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard at Pimlico Race Course. His time of 1:46.34 was a course record, breaking the previous record of 1:47 set in 1991 by Double Booked.

  • Wando Aimed At Argent Dixie

    While Smarty Jones will attempt to win the second leg of the Triple Crown in Saturday's Preakness Stakes (gr. I), one Triple Crown winner may already have made an appearance at Pimlico. According to Maryland Jockey Club stakes coordinator Wendy Pensivy, Gustav Schickedanz' Wando is expected to run in the Argent Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).

  • Wando picks up where he left off in '03 with an easy win at Keeneland.

    Wando Begins '04 Campaign With Grass Win

    Wando, Canada's 2003 Horse of the Year and Triple Crown champion, defeated seven turf rivals in his first start as a 4-year-old at Keeneland Racecourse in Kentucky on Sunday.

  • Canadian champion Wando, progressing in Florida.

    Funny Cide, Wando, Silver Wagon Work in Florida

    Sackatoga Stable's Funny Cide, in preparation for the Feb. 29 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) at Fair Grounds, breezed a bullet five furlongs Feb. 25 at Palm Meadows in South Florida.

  • Wando Works at Palm Meadows

    Wando, who became the seventh horse to win Canada's Triple Crown, took to the training track on Friday morning at Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida, and worked three furlongs in :39.60 that definitely pleased trainer Mike Keogh

  • Woodbine Riders to Challenge Husbands in Barbados

    Just how far will a rider go to get the chance to defeat Canadian Triple Crown-winning jockey Patrick Husbands? If you're Richard Dos Ramos, the answer is great lengths, plus a few thousand miles.

  • Wando, Canadian Triple Crown winner named Horse of the Year in Canada.

    Wando Honored as Canada's Horse of the Year

    Gustav Schickedanz's homebred Wando, who became the first horse in 10 years to sweep Canada's Triple Crown, was crowned Canadian Horse of the Year and top 3-year-old male when Sovereign Awards were announced Saturday.

  • Sovereign Award Finalists Announced

    The Jockey Club of Canada has announced the three finalists in each of the divisional catagories for 29th annual Sovereign Awards. The finalists were released in alphabetical order. The winners and the three finalists for Horse of the Year will be announced during the Sovereign Awards Gala on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.

  • Langfuhr to Relocate to Lane's End

    Langfuhr, the leading third-crop sire of 2003 and currently the fifth-ranked sire in North America on the general sire list, will be relocated to William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky. The son of Danzig, who has seven individual stakes winners this year, will stand the 2004 breeding season for a fee of $20,000 live foal.

  • Wando Put Away for Remainder of Year

    <br>Gus Schickedanz's 2003 Canadian Triple Crown winner, Wando, will not race again this year, trainer Mike Keogh today said Thursday.

  • Grand Hombre Favored in Strong Indiana Derby Field

    Grand Hombre has been installed as the 2-1 morning-line favorite for the $400,000 Indiana Derby (gr. III) Oct. 4 at Hoosier Park. Canadian Triple Crown winner Wando is second choice at 5-2 in a field of 11 scheduled to compete in the 1/16-mile feature at the Indiana racetrack.

  • Touch of the Blues, foreground, crosses the finish line to win the Atto Mile Sunday in Toronto.

    Atto Mile Ends with Touch of the Blues

    Gainsborough Farm, jockey Kent Desormeaux and trainer Neil Drysdale teamed up once again to win a thrilling edition of the $1 million Atto Mile (Can-I) Sunday at Woodbine, this time with Touch of the Blues.

  • Canadian Triple Crown winner Wando set to contest Sunday&#39;s Atto Mile at Woodbine.

    Crown Winner Wando Faces Tough Atto Field

    Canadian Triple Crown winner Wando and a pair of Neil Drysdale-trained veteran turf specialists lead a powerful field of 11 entered for Sunday's $1 million Atto Mile (Can-I) at Woodbine.

  • Wando Turns in Low-Key Work for Atto Mile

    It was a low-key morning work for Canadian Triple Crown champion Wando, but rider Patrick Husbands still had plenty of reasons to be geared up for what lies ahead.

  • Jockey Patrick Husbands celebrates aboard Wando as he crosses the finish line to win the Breeder&#39;s Stakes and take the Canadian Triple Crown at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto Saturday.

    Willing Wando Claims Canadian Triple Crown

    Ontario-bred Wando became the first horse in 10 years to sweep Canada's Triple Crown Saturday, overcoming trouble to register a 1 1/2-length victory in the $500,000 Breeders' Stakes for 3-year-olds on the turf at Woodbine.

  • Wando Goes for Canadian Triple Crown

    Gus Schickedanz's brilliant three-year-old Wando will try to become only the seventh winner of the Canadian Triple Crown, when hevgoes postward in Saturday's $500,000 Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine.

  • Wando Works on Turf for Breeders' Stakes

    Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales champion Wando was certainly in sync during a Breeders' Stakes workout over Woodbine's E.P. Taylor Turf Course on Friday morning.

  • Wando One Win Away From Canada's Triple

    To the surprise of no one, Gustav Schickedanz's Wando won the Prince of Wales Stakes (Can-I) by a comfortable four lengths Sunday at Fort Erie Race Track, picking up the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown.

  • Wando Scares Off Prince of Wales Contenders

    Queen's Plate winner Wando scared off the competition for Sunday's $500,000 Prince of Wales for Canadian-bred 3-year-olds at Fort Erie Race Track, and was installed as the 3-5 morning line favorite in a field of seven.

  • Mobil 2-1 Choice to Motor in Queen's Plate

    Mobil, unbeaten in two stakes starts this year including the Plate Trial Stakes, is the 2-1 morning line choice for Sunday's $1,000,000 (Canadian) Queen's Plate at Woodbine.

  • Kabel Chooses Mobil for Queen's Plate

    The last time Todd Kabel had to choose between Queen's Plate mounts, he found himself in the winner's circle in Canadian Thoroughbred racing's most prestigious event. This year, he's hoping for a similar result aboard Mobil, owner Gus Schickedanz's talented 3-year-old colt, in Sunday's race.

  • Wando's Plate Work Pleases Keough

    He's still not sure if Wando can get the 1 1/4-mile distance of the Queen's Plate June 21, but trainer Mike Keogh was definitely happy with his colt's key work Sunday.

  • Wando Wins Key Queen's Plate Prep

    After his brilliant performance in near stakes record time in Saturday's $163,800 Marine Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine, there's little doubt who the leading contender for next month's 144th edition of the Queen's Plate is.

  • Wando in the Pink With Woodstock Score

    Now that he's resumed his healthy eating habits, Wando, the early Queen's Plate favorite, showed his appetite for victory on the racetrack, in taking Saturday's $135,875 Woodstock Stakes at Woodbine.

  • Trainer Wishes Wando Better Pace in Woodstock

    Trainer Mike Keogh has a simple wish list for Saturday's running of the $135,875 Woodstock Stakes at Woodbine, when Queen's Plate Winterbook favorite Wando gets his second test of the season.

  • Wando Upset in Woodbine's Achievement

    Majestic Wisdom became a Queen's Plate contender by shocking the field as the longest shot on the tote board in Sunday's $161,100 Achievement Stakes at Woodbine.

  • Wando's Queen Plate Quest Begins in Achievement

    Queen's Plate winterbook favorite Wando, makes his 2003 debut in Sunday's $161,100 Achievement Stakes at Woodbine, the first major race on the road to the Canada's premier race.

  • Mobil Motors to Cup and Saucer Victory

    Six days after Wando dominated the Grey Breeders' Cup Stakes, owner Gus Schickedanz and trainer Mike Keough struck again at Woodbine Saturday, winning the $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes with Mobil.