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  • Sterwins and Rahy's Attorney, shown finishing 1-2 in the Connaught Cup, will meet again in the King Edward Stakes.

    Sterwins, Rahy's Attorney Set for Rematch

    Sterwins turned in probably the race of his life when he came from behind to defeat Rahy's Attorney by a head for the Connaught Cup (Can-IIIT) while setting a course record at Woodbine last month. The question in the upcoming $300,000 King Edward Stakes (Can-IIT) is whether the Eugene Melnyk homebred can do it again.

  • Kip Deville at Woodbine on Sept 5.

    Kip Deville vs. Ventura in Woodbine Mile

    Juddmonte Farms' Ventura has a good chance at becoming the first filly to win the $1-million Woodbine Mile (Can-IT) Sept. 7, but standing in her way is IEAH Stables' Kip Deville, widely regarded as the best turf miler in North America.

  • Just Rushing draws off in the Play the King Stakes under James McAleney.

    Play the King: Just Rushing Gets Revenge

    Tucci Stables' Just Rushing, who missed by less than a length in last year's Play the King Stakes (Can-IIIT), would not be denied in the 2008 edition of the $215,600 turf event, as he shook clear in mid-stretch and went on to win by 1 1/4 lengths Aug. 23 at Woodbine.

  • Heros Reward gets his third win on the Woodbine Turf in the Scotts Highlander Stakes (Can-III) June 22.

    Another Woodbine Win for Heros Reward

    After Heros Reward's aggressive front-running win in the $200,000 Scotts Highlander Stakes (Can-III), Maryland-based trainer Dale Capuano must be wondering why he would leave Woodbine, where his 6-year-old gelding has banked more than $460,000 in earnings in three starts on the turf.

  • Heros Reward appears to be the one to beat in the Scotts Highlander Stakes.

    Another Canadian Swing for Heros Reward

    After successfully invading Canada twice last year for Maryland-based trainer Dale Capuano, Heros Reward appears to be the one to beat in a contentious group for the $200,000 Scotts Highlander Stakes (Can-III) on the Woodbine grass course June 22.