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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.
Highfield SF Ltd. resident stallion Cape Canaveral has a very good Saturday with Stakes Placed Artie In The Park finishing a good second for Riversedge Racing Stable.
Three winners follow, with Space Junk, Row Thirty Three and Mr. Beamer completing the Cape win trifecta.
Eight Cape Canaveral yearlings will be offered for sale Sunday September 21 at the CTHS (AB. Div.) sale in Edmonton.
Qiaona, a three year old Wilko filly, comes from off the pace with a good closing effort to finish second in the $150,000 Solana Beach Handicap at Del Mar.
A Multiple Stakes Winner of $486,959, Qiaona sports a record of 4-5-3 from just 20 lifetime starts.
Highfield stallion Wilko continues his “Saturday Horse” status, with 2 more winners and a Stakes Placing.
Colton’s First, a 3 yr old gelding wins his fourth race of the year at Emerald Downs.
Wilko Gal, a 4 yr old filly, is a 1/2 length winner at Evangeline Downs. Her 28th lifetime start, Wilko Gal sports a 4-4-5 record and earnings of $69,533.
Capping of a productive day, Aviddiva, a three year old filly, puts up a game effort at Northlands Park in the 1 1/16 Sonoma Handicap. Aviddiva finishes second beaten just a 1/2 length for her second Stakes Placing, and increased her earnings to $60,395.
August 9, Northlands Park.
Highfield stallion, Cape Canaveral has a big day. Dominating both divisions of the $50,000 CTHS Sales Stake, Cape Canaveral 2 yr olds run 1-2 in the Colts/Geldings division and 2-3 in the Fillies.
In the first Stakes Race, Capitalism, making just his second career start, cruises to win by 6 easy lengths for his maiden score. Capitalism is owned by Derby Quest Farm Ltd. and Shot In The Dark Racing Corp.
Out of the Honor Grades mare, Excellently, Capitalism has an Exhi yearling half sister selling Sept 21 at the CTHS annual sale in Edmonton. Highfield SF stallion Exhi has his first crop of yearlings selling this year.
Finishing second was the Cape Canaveral gelding, Artie In The Park, who races for Riversedge Racing Stable of Okotoks.
In the Fillies division, Queenoftheforest, making her first lifetime start put in a game effort to finish second beaten only 1 1/4 lengths. Queenoftheforest races for Darrell and Curtis Landry, Red Diamond Stable and HSF. A full sister to Queenoftheforest sells Sept. 21 in Edmonton.
Ginger Smash, making only her second lifetime start after a winning maiden effort for Alberta owners Linda Smith and Jim Juris, finishes a good third. Ginger Smash is a full sister to Stakes Placed, Kennedys Halo, and has a yearling half sister selling Sept. 21 in Edmonton.
Should be a good sale for any consignor with a Cape Canaveral yearling on offer.
August 2, Saratoga Race Course.
Happy My Way, 4 yr. old Wilko gelding, makes his first start in a Grade 1 Stake a good one.
Making his first start after a 2 1/2 month break in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Stakes, Happy My Way was caught in the final jump to finish second.
Trainer Joe Orseno was extremely happy with the effort, and will continue to point his star runner towards the Breeders Cup Sprint.
Happy My Way has now amassed earnings of $299,000 in 2014 from just 5 starts.
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