Dominion Day H. (G3)

Race 8 at Woodbine on July 1, 2009

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $171,940
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:03.63
Payoffs
  Marchfield $8.30 $3.50 $2.60
  Approval Rating $6.20 $3.40
  Vacation $2.60
$2 Exacta (4-6) $48.90
$2 Trifecta (4-6-2) $154.70
$2 Superfecta (4-6-2-9) $1,749.20
Order of Finish
1

Marchfield

A.P. Indy  – Pico Teneriffe

5YO

$118,639
  • J:Patrick Husbands
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Eugene Melnyk
  • O:Melnyk Racing Stables, Inc.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Red Ransom , Bay, 1987.
2

Approval Rating

Lemon Drop Kid  – Classic Approval

5YO

$34,388
  • J:James McAleney
  • T:Terry Jordan
  • B:Milton Hendry, Beth Hendry & W. S. Farish
  • O:Peter Redekop B. C. Ltd.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 687 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: With Approval , Gray or Roan, 1986.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEESEP, $110,000; 2008 KEENOV, $65,000.
3

Vacation

Dynaformer  – Country Hideaway

4YO

$18,913
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:Phipps Stable
  • O:Phipps Stable
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Dynaformer , Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Lifetime: 564 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold , Bay, 1985.
4

Cool Gator

Macho Uno  – Its a Ruby

4YO

$11,864
  • J:Emile Ramsammy
  • T:Ian Black
  • B:Garland E. Williamson
  • O:Hillsbrook Farms
5

Ice Bear

Maria's Mon  – Bristol Pistol

5YO

$5,932
  • J:Chantal Sutherland
  • T:MacDonald Benson
  • B:George Strawbridge Jr.
  • O:Augustin Stable
6

Perfect Bullet

El Prado (IRE)  – Perfect Sting

5YO

$344
  • J:Robert C. Landry
  • T:Brian A. Lynch
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Stronach Stables (Lessee)
7

Equitable

A.P. Indy  – Equilibrate

5YO

$344
  • J:Jono C. Jones
  • T:Malcolm Pierce
  • B:Pin Oak Stud, LLC
  • O:Pin Oak Stable
8

Michael's Bad Boy

Wonneberg  – Fair Ascot

6YO

$344
  • J:Eurico Rosa Da Silva
  • T:Nicholas Gonzalez
  • B:Joan Agro
  • O:Joan C. Agro
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Red Rifle Aims to Repeat in Dominion Day

    After scoring a clear victory in his Woodbine debut in last year's Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III), Red Rifle will try to defend that title Friday, July 1 in the 1 1/4-mile main-track race.

  • Sky Captain goes by Frac Daddy to win the Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine.

    Sky Captain Upsets Frac Daddy in Dominion Day

    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.

  • Scat Daddy won the Eclipse Stakes by 5 lengths at Woodbine on June 1.

    Frac Daddy Stands Out in Dominion Day Lineup

    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.

  • Eugene Melnyk

    Owner-Breeder Melnyk to Retire from Racing

    Prominent U.S. and Canadian owner-breeder Eugene Melnyk announced June 11 his retirement from the sport of horse racing, with his racing and breeding stock to be dispersed July 14 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky.

  • Delegation wins the Dominion Day Stakes in record time.

    Record Setting Romp for Delegation

    Delegation set the pace and never let up, taking the 61st running of the $150,000 Dominion Day Stakes (gr. III) in record time at Woodbine on the July 1 Canada Day card.

  • Hunters Bay wins the Dominion Day Stakes.

    Hunters Bay Handles Distance in Dominion Day

    Odds-on choice Hunters Bay had no problem with the 1 1/4-mile distance in his first try, putting away Pender Harbour in deep stretch to post a one-length victory in the $204,961 Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine.

  • Don Cavallo dominates the Dominion Day Stakes.

    Don Cavallo Rolls in Dominion Day

    Stronach Stables' homebred Don Cavallo took the lead with a half-mile to go and rolled to a 3 3/4-length victory in the 10-furlong Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) July 1 at Woodbine.

  • So Elite won the one-mile Charlie Barley Stakes on the Woodbine grass in 2010.

    Casse Tries to Double Up in Dominion Day

    Mark Casse, who won the Dominion Day Handicap (Can-III) a year ago with Marchfield, will have two more chances in the latest edition of the $200,000 race when a field of 11 lines up July 1 at Woodbine.

  • Stunning Stag leaves the rest behind in the Autumn Stakes.

    Stunning Stag Gets the Dough in Autumn Stakes

    Stunning Stag, charging from the rear of the pack, swept past his rivals leaving the furlong pole to easily register his first graded stakes win Nov. 13 in the $169,461 Autumn Stakes (gr. II) at Woodbine.

  • Grand Adventure captures the King Edward Stakes over the Woodbine turf.

    Grand Adventure Captures King Edward Laurels

    Grand Adventure delivered his second graded stakes win in a row over the Woodbine turf when he turned back Rahy's Attorney in the stretch to capture the $344,708 King Edward Stakes (Can-IIT) by one length June 26.

  • Southdale comes home strong to win the Eclipse Stakes.

    Southdale Makes the Grade in Eclipse Stakes

    Lightly-raced Southdale, a 4-year-old son of Street Cry, took over from pacesetter Fatal Bullet in mid-stretch and held off Stunning Stag by three-quarters of a length to win the Eclipse Stakes (Can-III) June 5 at Woodbine.

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    Short But Strong Field to Contest Cigar Mile

    The defection of both Quality Road and Munnings has left the $300,000 Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile (gr. I) with a field of just six -- and only five betting interests -- but the Nov. 28 race at Aqueduct still packs plenty of star power.

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