Summer Stakes

Count Alexander has Great Shot at Summer Upset

Count Alexander caught the cognoscenti napping in his opener here, scoring a handy four-length victory over six furlongs of turf at 14-1. On Sunday, the “Count” could be up to the challenge as he faces a solid contingent of three U.S. shippers and four other locals in the Grade 2, $200,000 Summer Stakes at one […]

Good Samaritan Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth in Summer Stakes

Good Samaritan, invading from New York for trainer Bill Mott, trailed early but swept to the front in midstretch en route to a going-away victory here in Sunday’s Grade 2, $204,600 Summer Stakes. In winning the Summer, Good Samaritan earned a fees-paid berth in the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, which will […]

Conquest Daddyo Surprises in Summer

After winning the Natalma with an 8-1 shot Catch a Glimpse an hour earlier, trainer Mark Casse came back two races later to take the $226,400, Grade 2 Summer Stakes, another Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In event, with an even bigger longshot, 15-1 Conquest Daddyo, Saturday at Woodbine. Ridden for the first time by […]

Conquest Typhoon Blows ‘em Away in Summer

Conquest Stables’ Conquest Typhoon, with Patrick Husbands, capped a dream day for his connections with an authoritative win in the $234,800 Summer Stakes for two-year-olds. The victory in the Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In event meant that the owner, jockey and trainer Mark Casse will be well represented at the Breeders’ Cup. Earlier in […]