Saturday Stallions

Sept. 6.

Another good day for current Highfield stallion Cape Canaveral and former stallion Wilko.

Cape Canaveral has two winners at Northlands Park.  Ninja Prospector wins the third race by 4 lengths.

Then in the  eighth race,  the $50,000 Birdcatcher Stakes, an open event for two year old colts and geldings, Capitalism comes right back off a Stakes winning effort, to go wire to wire by 6 lengths.  Capitalism was bought out of the 2013 CTHS AB. Div. sale by Derby Quest Farms Ltd. and Shot In The Dark Racing Corp.  A half sister by Highfield stallion Exhi, sells in Edmonton Sept. 21.

Former Highfield stallion Wilko, has returned to Ontario and Adena Springs.  Three Stakes Winners, including Two Graded Winners signaled Wilkos’ return to Southern Ontario.

Two good winners for Wilko include Lovely Welcome a winner by 12 1/2 lengths at Charles Town, and Stakes Placed, Sollie Go Nee Nee another easy winner at Northlands Park by 4 1/2 lengths for Alberta owner Wood River Ranches LTD. of Ponoka.

Last chance to view Top 7 yearlings in the 2014 CTHS Yearling Sale.

Highfield SF Ltd. freshman sire Exhi yearlings average $28,000.00  in the CTHS Ontario Division yearling sale.   Leading the list was a $100,000.00 colt bought by Eclipse winning Woodbine trainer Mark Casse. To view the top 7 yearlings CLICK HERE.


September 1.

CTHS Ontario Premier Yearling Sale.  Yearlings by freshman sire Exhi are well received.

Highfield SF stallion Exhi, an $807,000 Multiple Graded Stakes Winner gets off to an impressive start as a sire as his first yearling to sell brings $100,000.  Consigned by Gayle Woods for Minshall Farms, this chestnut colt will go to the barn of Woodbine’s leading trainer Mark Casse.

Selling late in the session, John Carey, for T.C. Westmeath Stud Farm is all smiles after selling his colt for $45,000 to Woodbine trainer Ralph Biamonte.

Over the coarse of the two day sale, 5 Exhi yearlings sold for an average of $28,000.  A pretty nice return on a $3,000 stud fee.


August 31.

Ill Considered, a 5 yr. old Wilko gelding wins going a flat mile, by 4 1/2 lengths at Gulfstream Park.


August 29.

Northlands Park.  Wolverina’s Willa, a 2 yr. old Wilko filly,  breaks her maiden impressively by 9 open lengths.

Wolverina’s Willa races for Alberta owner/breeder Spring Lakes Farm.

Cape Canaveral

August 27.

Northlands Park.  Wild Tactics, yet another Cape Canaveral 2 yr. old goes wire to wire to win by an easy 8 3/4 lengths.

Bred by Albertan Wes Hanson, Wild Tactics is owned by fellow Albertans Derby Quest Farms Ltd. and Shot In the Dark Racing Corp.

Wild Tactics is another graduate of the CTHS AB. Div. annual yearling sale.

A half sister to Wild Tactics by Highfield stallion Exhi, sells September 21 in Edmonton.

A Sneak Peak at a few of Highfield 2014 Alberta consignment.

Click here and watch for our Final Photoshoot early in September.


August 23.

Another good Saturday for Wilko runners.

At Penn National, 5 yr. old Singing My Way wins his 9th race of the year.  Going to the lead out of the gate and controlling the pace, Singing My Way gets headed at the 1/8 pole but comes back on to win.  In the words of the track announcer, Singing My Way “is a winning machine“!  From 12 starts in 2014 his nine wins and two second place finishes add up to $135,150.

At Timonium Race Track, 4 yr old Sangria Wilko goes wire to wire for a 9 1/4 length score.  The second win of the year along with a second and third placing from just six starts on the year.