dominion day stakes

Age Is Just A Number For Are You Kidding Me; 9-Year-Old Wins Dominion Day

Are You Kidding Me, the senior member of the field at age nine, split horses in deep stretch and powered to a half-length victory in Sunday’s Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. The field for the Dominion Day, a 1 ¼ mile stakes for three-year-olds and upward, was reduced to five by the […]

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Trouble-Prone Souper Tapit Stretches Out To 10 Furlongs In Dominion Day

Souper Tapit, who remained undefeated in two starts at Woodbine when capturing the Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on May 20, will be looking to keep that streak alive when he stretches out to 1 1/4 miles for Sunday’s Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes. The Dominion Day, a 1 1/4-mile race which […]

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Tiz A Slam All The Way In Nijinsky

Chiefswood Stable’s homebred Tiz a Slam lasted on the lead in the $175,000 Nijinsky Stakes (Grade 2) to score his second straight graded stakes win on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Overlooked at odds of 10-1, Tiz a Slam followed up his Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes victory over 1-1/4 miles on the Tapeta with another front-end […]

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Are You Kidding Me, Melmich Clash In Dominion Day Stakes

Are You Kidding Me and Melmich will cross swords here Saturday in the Grade 3 Dominion Day, a 1 ¼-mile stakes for 3-year-olds and upward and the racing feature on the opening day of the inaugural two-day Queen’s Plate Festival that also boasts a live concert by Canadian rockers Our Lady Peace. A field of […]

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Melmich Comes From Behind To Win Dominion Day Stakes

Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman’s Melmich changed up his strategy, charging from last to win the Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes by 1 1/2 lengths. The 5-year-old gelded son of Wilko covered 10 furlongs in 2:04.06 over Woddbine’s Tapeta, ridden by Eurico Rosa Da Silva for trainer Kevin Attard. “The wind is blowing very hard […]

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Red Rifle Fires Winning Shot in Dominion Day Stakes

Favored Red Rifle and jockey Alan Garcia held Florida Won safe in a late stretch duel, then had to withstand a steward’s inquiry before officially being declared the winner of the featured $150,000, Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes on Canada Day at Woodbine. Placed in sixth for most of the mile and one-quarter contest, while […]

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Delegation Sets Woodbine Record With Dominion Day Win

Gary Barber’s Delegation and jockey Luis Contreras not only destroyed their six rivals in Monday’s featured $150,000 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine, but also set a track record of 2:01.51 for the mile and one-quarter in the process. At the finish, Delegation, sent postward the 6-5 choice, proved an effortless nine and one-quarter length winner […]

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Hunters Bay prevails in Dominion Day/Solis guides Blue Heart to Bison City victory

Hunters Bay prevails in Dominion Day Stronach Stables’ Hunters Bay won a stirring stretch duel with Pender Harbour to capture Sunday’s Grade 3, $208,400 Dominion Day Stakes, at Woodbine.   The five-year-old son of Ghostzapper-Smok’n Frolic, trained by Reade Baker and ridden by Emma-Jayne Wilson, needed the length of the stretch to get past Pender […]

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Woodbine: Don Cavallo wins Dominion Day

Don Cavallo blew away a diverse field in the Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine on Friday, according to Ron Gierkink in the Daily Racing Form. It was the first stakes triumph for the El Prado colt for owner/breeder Frank Stronach.

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