Coltimus Prime went wire-to-wire to capture the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie Racetrack on Tuesday night. Coltimus Prime, a 5/1 shot with Eurico Rosa Da Silva aboard, went to the lead from the start and won the 1 3/16-mile event unofficially in 1:54.58 on a fast track. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Filly Lexie Lou captured the 115th running of the $1-million Queen's Plate on Sunday. The Woodbine Oaks winner, the 3/1 second choice, covered the 1 1/4-mile race in an unofficial time of 2:03.94 on the polytrack at Woodbine Racetrack to earn trainer Mark Casse his first-ever Plate victory. Full Story.
JK Endofanera roared down the stretch to take the $1 million North America Cup, Canada's richest harness race, on Saturday. It was the second Cup win for jockey Brian Sears, who took the 2005 edition with Rocknroll Hanover, but the first for trainer Ron Burke and owner 3 Brothers Stables (Alan, Steven and Ronnie Katz) of New York City. Full Story.