About five years ago, Winnipeg's Barry Arnason decided to take a run at spending more money and improving his Thoroughbred business.
Zanetti has been on this earth longer than his young owner and rider, Hunter Trombley. In fact when Trombley, now 15, was a toddler, Zanetti was racing in some major three-year-old stakes races in Kentucky, Illinois, Florida and Ontario.
Spanky is a very lucky horse.
Lou Tucci and his uncle Carlo fulfilled a lifetime dream when their colt Midnight Aria upset the 154th Queen's Plate.
There have not been too many thoroughbreds who have been able to win twice at the Breeders' Cup on two very different surfaces and with virtually no racing action in the year between.
The Landry brothers are currently third on the Northlands Park leading owners list with eight wins from 29 runners with purse earnings of $135,017.
There would be no mistaking Agameone for any of the top Thoroughbreds that have raced at Hastings Park in Vancouver in recent years. It took the Washington-bred 14 starts before she won her first race and in 13 subsequent outings, she never won again.
It had been 25 years since Elizabeth Hay reluctantly put riding aside to pursue school and her career.
Good looks aside, Hunters Bay has the talent to match.
Perhaps you have heard this story before.