Highlander S. (G2T)

Race 5 at Woodbine on June 26, 2011

  • Grade II
  • 6 furlongs
  • $202,360
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:09.00
Payoffs
3   Signature Red $15.60 $7.80 $6.00
10   Fiddlers Patriot $4.70 $4.90
2   Heros Reward $6.70
$2 Exacta (3-10) $83.60
$2 Trifecta (3-10-2) $954.60
$2 Superfecta (3-10-2-9) $6,400.30
Order of Finish
1

Signature Red

Bernstein  – Irish and Foxy

5YO Horse

$121,416
  • J:Luis Contreras
  • T:Sid C. Attard
  • B:Gary K. Tussey
  • O:Norseman Racing Stable
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Bernstein , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 400 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Irish Open , Bay, 1984.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTKFYR, $77,000.
2

5YO Gelding

$40,472
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:George Weaver
  • B:Fiddlers Green Stable, LP
  • O:Olson, James F. and R. A. Hill Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Proud Citizen , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 388 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Affirmed , Chestnut, 1975.
3

Heros Reward

Partner's Hero  – Lifes Passage

9YO Gelding

$20,236
  • J:Sheldon Russell
  • T:Dale Capuano
  • B:Gretchen B. Mobberley
  • O:Rob Ry Farm and Slysz, Jayne Marie
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Partner's Hero , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Lifetime: 105 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Caveat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1980.
4

Riding the River

Wiseman's Ferry  – Glow Ruby Go

4YO Gelding

$10,118
  • J:Richard Anthony Dos Ramos
  • T:David Cotey
  • B:Juliana Orem
  • O:Dominion Bloodstock, Ball, D. and HGHR, Inc.
5

Jungle Wave

Hold That Tiger  – Darien Blue Wave

6YO Gelding

$4,047
  • J:Gerry Olguin
  • T:Sid C. Attard
  • B:Katalpa Farm & Dr. Rodney Orr
  • O:Tucci Stables
6

Paso Doble

Bold n' Flashy  – Dance Lessons

5YO Gelding

$2,024
  • J:Patrick Husbands
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Fred Pace
  • O:Centennial Farms (Niagara) Inc.
7

Essence Hit Man

Speightstown  – El Prado Essence

4YO Gelding

$2,428
  • J:Jono C. Jones
  • T:Audre Cappuccitti
  • B:A & G Cappuccitti
  • O:Cappuccitti, Audre and Gordon
8

Silver Timber

Prime Timber  – River Princess

8YO Gelding

$2,024
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Sez Who Thoroughbreds
  • O:Dubb, Michael and High Grade Racing Stable
9

Nordic Truce

Yes It's True  – Nyramba (GB)

4YO Colt

$405
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Ammerland Verwaltung GmbH & Co. KG
  • O:Ammerland Stud
10

Stormy Lord

Stormy Atlantic  – Lady Auchamore

4YO Gelding

$405
  • J:James McAleney
  • T:Ian Black
  • B:Kinghaven Farms Limited
  • O:Hat Trick Stable and Kinghaven Farms
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Green Mask and Javier Castellano take the Highlander by two lengths

    Green Mask Powers to Highlander Score

    Finishing a close second in last year's event, Green Mask was determined to be the winner this time as he powered down the Woodbine stretch to victory in the $250,000 Highlander Stakes (G2T) July 2. 

  • Signature Spring is the first winner for Signature Red

    Signature Red, Zulu Magic Get First Winners

    Michigan-based Zulu Magic picked up his first winner when Poof Its Magic drew off to victory in his debut Aug. 19 at Hazel Park. Ontario stallion Signature Red was represented by his first winner Aug. 20 when Signature Spring won at Woodbine.

  • Passion for Action (outside) wins Highlander at Woodbine

    Passion for Action Rallies to Take Highlander

    Benjamin Hutzel's homebred colt Passion for Action rallied from off the pace in a six-horse field to win the $173,777 Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) July 3 at Woodbine for his third stakes win in four starts this year.

  • Lady Shipman

    Lady Shipman Stands Tall in Highlander

    Lady Shipman is no stranger tackling the boys, having finished second in last year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, and she not only has the class in this field, but gets a weight allowance as well.

  • Stacked Deck wins the Kennedy Road Stakes.

    Stacked Deck Excels in Kennedy Road Victory

    Coming off a disappointing 10th-place finish in the TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), Bruce Lunsford's homebred Stacked Deck was back in his sweet spot Nov. 22, on the Woodbine synthetic main track.

  • Stacked Deck wins the Bold Venture Stakes.

    Stacked Deck Holds in Bold Venture

    Stacked Deck held off 2014 Bold Venture Stakes (Can-III) winner Calgary Cat with a determined drive and claimed his first graded score Sept. 13, winning this year's edition of the $150,000 test at Woodbine.

  • Calgary Cat winning last year's Bold Venture.

    Streaking Calgary Cat Heads Bold Venture

    Calgary Cat, Canada's defending sprint champion, seeks a repeat in the Sept. 13 Bold Venture Stakes (Can-III) at 6 1/2 furlongs. Making his second start off a long layoff is two-time sprint champ (2011-12) Essence Hit Man.

  • Go Blue Or Go Home wins the Highlander Stakes.

    Go Blue Or Go Home Claims Highlander Again

    Jim and Susan Hill's Go Blue Or Go Home won his second edition of the $200,000 Highlander Stakes (Can-II) in track record time July 5 at Woodbine, covering the six furlongs over firm turf in 1:07.18.

  • Something Extra wins the 2014 Highlander Stakes.

    Something Extra Holds On for Highlander Win

    Favored Something Extra proved a popular front-running winner of the Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) July 6 on the Woodbine turf course, defeating champion Canadian sprinter Phil's Dream with Eurico Rosa Da Silva aboard.

  • Something Extra is the 9-5 morning line favorite in the Highlander Stakes.

    Something Extra Shortens Up for Highlander

    Something Extra, whose theft effort came up just shy last time out in the Connaught Cup (Can-IIT), shortens up a bit in distance for his return to the Woodbine turf in the $200,000 Highlander Stakes (gr. IIT) July 6.

  • Trainer Ian Wilkes has Nicklaus Way in the Tampa Bay Stakes.

    Nicklaus Way Seeks Graded Win in Tampa Bay

    Fresh off a victory over the Tampa Bay Downs turf course, Nicklaus Way goes in search of his first graded stakes win for trainer Ian Wilkes Feb. 1 in the $150,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Bear No Joke upsets the Kennedy Road Stakes at Woodbine.

    Bear No Joke Pulls Kennedy Road Upset

    Bear No Joke caught reigning Canadian champion sprinter and pacesetter Essence Hit Man in midstretch and edged past for a 17-1 upset victory in the Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-II) Nov. 30 at Woodbine.

  • Wise Dan won the 2012 Woodbine Mile by 3 1/4 lengths.

    Wise Dan Heavy Pick for Woodbine Mile Repeat

    Morton Fink's Wise Dan, winner of last year's Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT) and Horse of the Year in 2012, drew post four in a field of six as the 2-5 favorite for the $1 million grass test Sept. 15 in Toronto.

  • Riding the River finished second in the 2012 Play the King Stakes.

    Riding the River Seeks Play the King Rebound

    Two-time TVG King Edward Stakes (Can-IIT) winner Riding the River looks to rebound from an unsatisfactory finish, while Highlander Stakes (Can-III) victor Go Blue or Go Home switches surfaces in the Play the King Stakes.

  • Riding the River is the 5-2 morning-line choice in the Nijinksy Stakes.

    Riding the River Seeking Repeat in Nijinsky

    Riding the River, winner of the the King Edward Stakes (Can-IIT) in a blanket finish one month ago, is the 5-2 morning-line choice to register a repeat victory in the $200,000 Nijinksy Stakes (Can-IIT) July 21 at Woodbine.

  • Essence Hit Man holds off Dimension to win the Bold Venture Stakes.

    Essence Hit Man Scores Bold Venture Repeat

    Essence Hit Man had to survive a claim of foul after holding off 28-1 shot Dimension in deep stretch by a neck to score a repeat victory in the $162,002 Bold Venture Stakes (Can-III) July 17 at Woodbine.

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