Are you Kidding Me

Melmich prevails in thrilling Seagram Cup finish

It took a photo finish to decide the winner, but Melmich and jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva defeated two-time Sovereign Award winner Are You Kidding Me by a nose in the $125,000 Seagram Cup (Gr. 3) for horses three years old and up on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Despite a rough start out of […]

Dragon Bay fires off an Eclipse Stakes upset

Dragon Bay, under Gary Boulanger, denied Sovereign Award champion Are You Kidding Me a third straight Eclipse Stakes crown, eking out a neck triumph in Saturday’s $180,250 Grade 2 feature at Woodbine on May 20th. Trained by Stuart Simon, who also co-owns with Brett and Russell McLellan, the Parading gelding held on gamely against a […]

Are You Kidding Me Rallies to Autumn Victory

Are You Kidding Me, patiently steered by Alan Garcia, stamped himself the favourite for Canada’s older horse honours by picking up his third graded stakes win of the meet in Sunday’s co-featured $209,200 Grade 2 Autumn Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Roger Attfield for owners Ronald K. Kirk, John C. Bates, and Michael Riordan, Are […]

Are You Kidding Me Impresses in Nijinsky Score

Are You Kidding Me, confidently ridden by Alan Garcia, won his second graded stakes in succession with a brilliant stretch run to capture Sunday’s Grade 2 $209,600 Nijinsky Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Roger Attfield for owners and co-breeders Michael Riordan, Ron Kirk and John Bates, Are You Kidding Me arrived at the 1 1/8-mile […]

Are You Kidding Me takes Eclipse

The Roger Attfield-trained Are You Kidding Me, ridden by Alan Garcia, charged through the stretch to overtake pacesetting Midnight Aria and win the featured $201,200 Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. Sitting a patient third in a tightly-compacted five-horse field for most of the mile and one-sixteenth Polytrack contest, Are You Kidding Me was […]