Richard and Nancy Kaster's Excaper is the lone graded winner in the $200,000 King Edward Stakes (Can-II) at Woodine June 21, when he will face six relatively inexperienced rivals in the mile turf test.
Conquest Top Gun
- Bay Colt
- Born 2011
Something Extra will look to avenge a tough loss from last year when he goes to post in this year's edition of the $200,000 Connaught Cup (Can-IIT) at Woodbine May 30.
Outsider Grand Arch, rallying through the long Woodbine stretch, caught favored Excaper in the final strides to register his first stakes win in the $187,759 King Edward (Can-IIT) June 22 on the turf.
On the eve of the largest Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s June 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale in history, OBS president Tom Ventura is subscribing to the notion that the record number is a sign of strength.
Back on her favored Woodbine turf course, Solid Appeal scored a repeat victory in the $196,576 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) May 25 when she edged past upset-minded Why Katherine in deep stretch.
|Trainer||Mark E. Casse|
|Owner||Conquest Stables, LLC|
|Breeder||Dixiana Farms LLC|
|Conquest Top Gun View Five-Cross Pedigree||Pioneerof the Nile||Empire Maker|
|Star of Goshen|
|Early Vintage||Jump Start|
|Ms. Cuvee Napa|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||W.D. North Thoroughbreds||Lane's End, agent||$42,000|
|Two-year-old||Conquest Stables||Eddie Woods, agent||$525,000|
|Racing or stallion prospect||Burton Sipp||Lane's End, agent for Conquest Stables||$7,000|