Cape Canaveral

Northlands Park July 19.

Cape Canaveral sired two year olds continue to light up the tote board.

Race 3, a Maiden Special Weight test, was a Win-Place-Show triactor for Cape Canaveral.

Lady Amelia, bought out of the 2013 CTHS AB. sale by Albertan’s and Randy Howg, Tim Gordon and Norm Tremblay, made her first start a winning one.  Breaking a step slow,  Lady Amelia was four wide coming out of the turn for home, to win going away.

Capitalism, also bought out of the 2013 AB. sale by Derby Quest Farms Ltd. and Shot In The Dark Racing Corp. was making his first lifetime start as well.  Prominent throughout, Capitalism made a three wide stretch run, and was up for second.

B.R. Buckster, races for his Alberta owner/breeder Pat Honess.  Making just his second start B.R. Buckster made all the running and was caught late to finish third beaten just 3/4 of a length.

Both Lady Amelia and Capitalism were bred and sold by Highfield SF Ltd.

 

Northlands Park

July 18.

Runners sired by Highfield stallions continue to post solid results.

Tell Me Lies, 2013 Champion filly, by former Highfield stallion Captain Bodgit, finishes second in the Madamoiselle Handicap for Alberta owners Darrell and Curtis Landry.  Tell Me Lies was bred and sold in the CTHS AB. Div. yearling sale by Highfield SF Ltd.

Ginger Smash, two year old filly by Cape Canaveral x Crystal Halo, breaks her maiden impressively by 11 1/2 lengths for Alberta owners Jim Juris and Linda Smith. Ginger Smash is another Highfield bred and sold CTHS yearling sale graduate.

Sollie Go Nee Nee, three year old filly by Highfield stallion Wilko, finishes second in the Northlands Oaks Stakes for Alberta owners Wood River Ranches.

 

Northlands Park

July 16.

Two more winners for Highfield stallions Cape Canaveral and Wilko.

She’s It Again, a two year old Cape Canaveral filly out of the Champion mare She’s Italian, wins at first asking for Alberta breeder Max Gibb and owner Rocky Mountain Turf Club.

On Andy’s Advice, a three year old Wilko gelding scores his second of the year for his fifth top three finish from just seven starts, for Alberta owners Wood River Ranches and trainer Wally Pugh.  Current earning now at $36,584.

Wilko

July 11.

Two starters and two more winners for Highfield stallion, Wilko.

Three year old Melmich, going 1 1/16 breaks his maiden with a driving 1/2 length victory at Woodbine.

Four year old Wilko’s Bullet, racing a flat mile, wins by a nose at Gulfstream Park.

Wilko, owned by Adena Springs,  leads the country with 2 Graded Stakes Winners and remains in third place on the 2014 Canadian leading sires list for progeny earnings.

Canterbury Park

July 10.  Runandyrun, a five year old Wilko gelding, maintains his consistent form with a 1/2 length victory.  From 15 lifetime starts, Runandyrun now sports 13 top three placings and career earnings of $94,479.

Northlands Park

July 1.

Highfield SF Ltd. finish 1-2-3 in the $50,000 Three and Four Year Old Fillies and Mares Sales Stake.

Tell Me Lies, by former Highfield stallion Captain Bodgit, and bred by Highfield continues her consistent form. Winning for the 9th time from 14 lifetime starts with 3 second place finishes, Tell Me Lies now sports lifetime earnings of $255,097 for Alberta owners Darrell and Curtis Landry.

Canaveral Leader, by Highfield stallion Cape Canaveral earns her 13th top three placing from 17 lifetime starts for Alberta owners Central City Stable and Bar None Ranches.  Canaveral Leader has career earnings of $193,989.

Bet On Soup, a three year old bred by Highfield closes out the trifecta.  Six top three finishes from just eight lifetime starts, Bet On Soup has now earned $63,747 for Sovereign Award winners, Susan and Jim Hill of DeWinton.

 

Wilko

June 28.

From Charles Town West Virginia to Santa Anita Park in California,three more winners for leading Alberta Sire, Wilko.

Lovely Welcome in Charles Town, Gentle As A Breeze at Canterbury and Sheza Smoke Show at Santa Anita.

Of note was the win by Sheza Smoke Show.  Coming off a three month rest, she rallies in the stretch to win the one mile $100,000 Grade 3 Sonorita Stakes.  Three wins from just six lifetime starts, Sheza Smoke Show now has earnings of $138,438, and becomes Wilko’s second Graded Stakes Winner this year.

 

Wilko

June 27.

A good race day for Wilko progeny.  From four runners June 27, Wilko Bear wins, Good Night finishes second and Runandyrun third.

Wilko is currently the third leading sire in Canada by 2014 progeny earnings, despite have far fewer runners than the top two.