Wando Stakes

Bear’sway Prevails in Wando

A game and determined Bear’sway won a thrilling stretch duel with Dragon Bay to capture Sunday’s $100,600 Wando Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Reade Baker for owner Bear Stables Ltd., Bear’sway made his seasonal debut a winning one in the 1 1/16-mile event for sophomores with a prominent rail-riding effort under leading rider Eurico Rosa […]

U S Marshal Prevails in Wando

Richard and Nancy Kaster’s U S Marshal prevailed with a prominent trip, engineered by jockey David Moran, in Sunday’s $102,800 Wando Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Ian Black, the Badge of Silver bay arrived at the 1 1/16-miles ‘Poly’ event for three-year-olds from a productive winter campaign at Gulfstream Park that included a solid second-place […]

Pyrite Mountain Scales New Heights in Wando

Pyrite Mountain, ridden by Luis Contreras for trainer Mark Frostad, announced his Queen’s Plate intentions by outbattling John Oxley’s Uncaptured in the $100,000 Wando Stakes Sunday at Woodbine. Sent postward the 7-2 second choice behind 2-5 Uncaptured, Canada`s Horse of the Year in 2012 for trainer Mark Casse, Pyrite Mountain was content to lag behind […]