In England, Poetic Flare won the prestigious 2000 Guineas and he comes from a famed Canadian family, plus stakes results elsewhere.
Originally a $1,000 yearling purchase, Medina Spirit, owned by Amir Zedan, fends off all challengers to win 147th Kentucky Derby.
Shadwell Stable’s Malathaat edged Search Results by a neck after a stretch battle of undefeated fillies to win the 147th running of the Oaks.
The Oaks is Friday April 30, the Kentucky Derby, May 1, and here are some picks and plays and longshots to consider.
Western Canada has a Kentucky Derby starter with the Kentucky-bred Keepmeinmind who will be one of the longest shots.
Woodbine's leading trainer usually has a lot of high-priced horses, but it is $55,000 Helium who leads his Derby twosome.
Post 17 is 0 for the last 41 Derbys, post 15 has been successful recently and outside posts have the best record recently.
Favourite draws well while Derby field made up of half strong contenders, half fillers, in the 147th edition of the famous race.
Winnipeg track will open for live racing on the date (May 17) that they scheduled for 2021 with plenty of horses.
Undefeated filly from Todd Pletcher barn meets 13 others including Canadian-trained Maracuja for Rob Atras.
The Nova Scotian trained at Woodbine alongside Frank Merrill, who had led all Canadian trainers until April 23.