Ami’s Holiday

Protonico Scores Front-Running Ben Ali Win

Protonico, sent off at odds of 4-5 by bettors, proved much the best over five rivals with a wire-to-wire score in Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland Racecourse. It was the colt’s first win since a victory in the G3 Discovery Handicap last November at Aqueduct. Trained by Todd Pletcher for Sumaya […]

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Florida Won Steps Up in Ontario Derby

Live Oak Plantation’s Florida Won blossomed in his first start over the main track, coming home strongly in deep stretch to win Sunday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Ontario Derby at Woodbine. The winner, off at odds of 10-1, paid $22.30. A length and a half behind was Coltimus Prime in second, just ahead of favored Ami’s […]

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Ami’s Holiday Prevails in the Breeders’ Stakes at Woodbine

Ivan Dalos’ homebred Ami’s Holiday collared leaders Interpol and Squeeze the King in deep stretch to win the 124th running of the $500,000 Breeders’ Stakes, the third jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown, Sunday at Woodbine. By doing so, the son of Harlan’s Holiday completed his own unique triactor, after finishing second to Lexie Lou in […]

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Prince of Wales Was Coltimus Prime’s Time to Shine

Finally, Coltimus Prime showed ’em.Off at odds of 5 to 1, the handsome Milwaukee Brew colt won the $500,000 Prince of Wales with the greatest of ease, running away from the field of 10 to win by 3 1/2 lengths, showing his dark heels to the lot of them. Nobody could catch him. Nobody could […]

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Ami’s Holiday Leads Field of 10 for Prince of Wales Stakes

Ami’s Holiday, runner-up to filly Lexie Lou in the Queen’s Plate, will leave from post two as the 9-5 favorite in Tuesday night’s $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, at Fort Erie Racetrack. The 79th edition of the Prince of Wales, featuring a field of 10 Canadian-foaled three-year-olds, will be televised live on TSN from 7:00 […]

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Lynx Among Canadian Crown Newcomers Pouncing Into Prince of Wales Starting Gate

Peachtree Stable’s Lynx, a maiden winner in Pennsylvania, returns to his Canadian roots for Tuesday’s $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, at Fort Erie Racetrack. The 79th edition of the Prince of Wales for Canadian-foaled three-year-olds will be televised live on TSN from 7: 00 – 8:00 pm ET. Trained by Cathal Lynch, a native of […]

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Ami’s Holiday Heads Prince of Wales Nominations

Ami’s Holiday, a rallying runner-up to Lexie Lou in the Queen’s Plate, heads a list of 11 horses nominated to the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, to be held on Tuesday, July 29 at Fort Erie Racetrack. The 79th edition of the Prince of Wales for Canadian-foaled three-year-olds will be televised live on TSN from […]

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Lexie Lou Beats the Boys in Queen’s Plate

Gary Barber’s Lexie Lou, confidently handled by jockey Patrick Husbands, took over in upper stretch from pacesetter Asserting Bear and went on to a comfortable one and one-half length victory over Ami’s Holiday in the $1 million Queen’s Plate, Sunday at Woodbine. Sent postward the 3-1 second choice behind favoured We Miss Artie, Lexie Lou […]

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Eternal Optimist Dalos Hoping for Queen’s Plate Upset

It’s taken Ivan Dalos more than 25 years to get to this hallowed place: a seat at the Queen’s Plate breakfast table, with all the blue napkins and white tablecloths and the frothy talk of 50 guineas and such. Hard to believe, but the 72-year-old native of Budapest, Hungary,¬†who bred 1998 Belmont Stakes winner Victory […]

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Caroll Aiming for Third Queen’s Plate With Ami’s Holiday

Trainer Josie Carroll, who has already won two Queen’s Plates (Edenwold in 2006, Inglorious in 2011), will try for a third one on Sunday with Ivan Dalos’ homebred Ami’s Holiday. Aboard will be Luis Contreras, who teamed with Carroll to win not only the Plate, but the Woodbine Oaks with the filly Inglorious. Ami’s Holiday, […]

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