Ontario Matron S.

Race 8 at Woodbine on July 19, 2009

  • STK
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $134,400
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:43.55
Order of Finish
1

Smart Surprise

Smart Strike  – Weekend Storm

5YO

$80,640
  • J:Patrick Husbands
  • T:Josie Carroll
  • B:W. S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership
  • O:Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings, Inc. (J. G. Sikura)
  • Margin:4
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Lifetime: 585 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Bird , Bay, 1978.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEESEP, $235,000; 2016 FTKNOV, $2,250,000.
2

Tell It as It Is

Chester House  – Talltalelady

5YO

$26,880
  • J:Emma-Jayne Wilson
  • T:James J. Smith
  • B:Calumet Farm
  • O:Cinnamont Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Chester House , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Lifetime: 87 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Naskra , Bay, 1967.
  • Sale History: 2005 FTKJUL, $25,000; 2009 KEENOV, $280,000.
3

Arden Belle

Dance Brightly  – Bow Bells Reef

6YO

$19,712
  • J:Todd Kabel
  • T:Robert Gerl
  • B:Eugene Melnyk
  • O:Salt and Pepper Stable
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Dance Brightly , Bay, 1995. Lifetime: 126 yearlings sold, median $9,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Virginia Rapids , Chestnut, 1990.
  • Sale History: 2004 ONTSEP, $5,809.
4

Nicki Knew

Tethra  – Panteccaria

4YO

$10,752
  • J:James McAleney
  • T:Kevin Attard
  • B:Knob Hill Stable
  • O:Knob Hill Stable
5

Roses 'n' Wine

Broken Vow  – Regent's Fancy

4YO

$5,376
  • J:Chantal Sutherland
  • T:David R. Bell
  • B:Royal Oak Farm
  • O:Firestone Farms Ltd.
6

Mafietta

Giant's Causeway  – Family Honor

4YO

$358
  • J:Tyler Pizarro
  • T:Daniel J. Vella
  • B:Edward A. Seltzer
  • O:Edward A. Seltzer
7

Only If Split

One Way Love  – She's a Devil

5YO

$358
  • J:Emma-Jayne Wilson
  • T:James J. Smith
  • B:Love 2Win Stable
  • O:Cinnamont Stable
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Smart Surprise

    Stakes Winner Smart Surprise Retired

    Smart Surprise, a leading contender for Canadian champion older mare, has been retired from racing, according to John Sikura's Hill n' Dale Farms.

  • Tribal Belle landed her third consecutive stakes victory in the Bessarabian at Woodbine.

    Tribal Belle Rings True Again in Bessarabian

    Odds-on choice Tribal Belle scored her fifth consecutive win on Woodbine's Polytrack this season when she wore down the determined 37-1 shot Silver Z to register a half-length victory in the $156,500 Bessarabian Stakes Nov. 22.

  • Princess Haya

    E.P. Taylor: Rainbow View Heads Euro Presence

    Coming off a group I win in Ireland, Rainbow View can sew up a starting berth in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) next month with a victory in Woodbine's $1 million E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) on the turf Oct. 17.

  • Mushka was purchased for $2.4 million at auction last November by Elizabeth Moran's Brushwood Stable.

    Mushka Spotted for Action in Dance Smartly

    Purchased for $2.4 million at auction last November by Elizabeth Moran's Brushwood Stable, Mushka attempts to win her first stakes for her new connections in the $300,000 Dance Smartly (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf July 11.

  • Rutherienne will look to return to her winning ways in the Nassau Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4177509%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Nassau: Can Rutherienne Return to the Top?

    On May 30, Rutherienne will look to return to her winning ways when she takes on nine rivals in the $300,000 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf. It will be the first start in Canada for the 5-year-old mare.

  • Smart Surprise Rallies to Take Hendrie

    Smart Surprise rallied from off the pace, took over in mid-stretch and held off a late bid from Proud Heiress to win the $158,600 Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) for older fillies and mares May 10 at Woodbine.

  • Dancing Allstar will break from the rail in the Hendrie.

    Dancing Allstar Looks for Woodbine Repeat

    After tripping up odds-on choice Smart Surprise by nearly two lengths in winning Woodbine's Whimsical (Can-III) in front-running fashion last month, Dancing Allstar will try to do it again in the Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) on May 10.

  • Dancing Allstar (right, yellow silks) powers home in the Whimsical.

    Dancing Allstar Shows Moves in Whimsical

    Dancing Allstar, Canada's champion 2-year-old filly two years ago, won the first graded stakes race of the 2009 Woodbine season when she dictated the pace en route to a 1 3/4-length win in the $124,108 Whimsical Stakes (Can-III) April 18.

  • Dancing Allstar, who has not raced since Aug. 30, takes on 7 in the Whimsical Stakes.

    Fitness is Key in Woodbine's Whimsical

    The first graded stakes of the year in Canada, the $150,000 Whimsical Stakes (Can-III) for older fillies and mares at six furlongs on the main track April 18, brings together a field of eight horses, two of which have started this year.

  • Acoma makes her 4-year-old debut in the Azeri Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D6354907%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Acoma Returns in Azeri Stakes

    Acoma, who bagged consecutive graded stakes on the turf to close out her sophomore season, makes her 4-year-old debut against seven rivals in the $150,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 8 at Oaklawn Park.

  • Miss Isella and Calvin Borel pull away in the Falls City Handicap.

    Borel Rides Rail for 5th Falls City Win

    Getting a patented rail-skimming ride from Calvin Borel, Miss Isella won Thursday's 93rd running of the $169,800 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) by a length over Skylighter on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs.

  • Spring Waltz heads a field of 12 in the Falls City Handicap Nov. 27 at Churchill Downs.

    Spring Waltz Ready for Falls City Dance

    Spring Waltz, winner of the Rampart Handicap (gr. II) for trainer Bobby Frankel earlier this year, carries top weight of 120 pounds in a full field of 12 fillies and mares for the $150,000 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs on Nov. 27.

  • Northern Kraze outfinishes Roses 'n' Wine to take the Wonder Where.

    Northern Kraze Tallies in Wonder Where

    Unheralded Northern Kraze pounced on pacesetter Roses 'n' Wine in deep stretch to win the $247,919 Wonder Where Stakes, the final leg of Canada's Triple Tiara series for 3-year-old fillies contested on the Woodbine lawn July 26.

  • The Niagara Queen drives to victory in the Dance Smartly.

    The Niagara Queen Rules Dance Smartly

    The Niagara Queen was able to milk a slow pace in the $333,205 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-II) and bounced away from the upset-minded Sprung in the stretch to win over the Woodbine turf course July 12.

  • Callwood Dancer won the Nassau Stakes (Can-II) in her last start.

    Nassau Reprise On Tap in Dance Smartly

    Callwood Dancer, who went gate to wire to register the biggest win of her career in Woodbine's Nassau Stakes (Can-II) on the grass in her last start, takes on many of the same rivals in the $300,000 Dance Smartly (Can-II) over the course July 12.

  • Nicki Knew Surprises in Bison City Win

    Nicki Knew closed from the back of the pack under Jim McAleney to spring a 7-1 surprise in the $248,143 Bison City Stakes at Woodbine June 29, the second leg of the Triple Tiara for Canadian-foaled 3-year-old fillies.

  • Like a Gem

    Like a Gem Stops Monashee's Streak

    Like a Gem ran her winning streak to three races in the US$219,564 Maple Leaf Nov. 10 while spoiling the Woodbine debut of Western Canada invader Monashee, who was looking for her 12th consecutive win.

  • McGaughey's Filly Looks Best in Tempted Rerun

    Five Star Daydream, a winner of her last three starts for trainer Shug McGaughey, could be the filly to beat in Friday's re-scheduled $100,000-added Tempted (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies at Aqueduct.

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