15 Freshman Fillies To Contests Breeders Corwn Elims
TORONTO – Costa Rica, the top money-earning 2-year-old trotter in harness racing, leads a group of 15 entrants for the Breeders Crown for 2-year-old filly trotters at Woodbine Racetrack.Two U.S.$25,000 elimination races will be held Friday, with the top five finishers in each division advancing to the U.S.$600,000 final on October 24.
Also entered are Action-Broadway, Angostura, Bone A Fide, Christiana Hanover, Croquet Style, Fashion Feline, Impressive Kemp, Levi’s Lady, Poof She’s Gone, Southwind Samurai, Spicy Wings, Tequila Slammer, Ultimate Cameron, Up Front Juansteen.
Costa Rica, a daughter of Muscle Yankee-Examination, has won eight of 12 races and earned U.S.$813,961. Her victories include the Goldsmith Maid, Peaceful Way, and New Jersey Sire Stakes championship. She was second to Poof She’s Gone in the Merrie Annabelle. The filly is trained by Jimmy Takter for owners Christina Takter, John Fielding, and Jim Fielding.
John Fielding also owns part of Poof She’s Gone, who has won seven of nine races and banked U.S.$582,099. Poof She’s Gone (Kadabra-Travelin Superlite) was second in the Peaceful Way and is coming off a win in a division of the International Stallion Stakes. She is trained by Richard Norman. Joining Fielding in ownership are Melvin Hartman, Herb Liverman, and David McDuffee.
Fashion Farms’ Fashion Feline (Broadway Hall-Sly Fox) has seven victories in 10 races and earnings of U.S.$319,273. She has won three consecutive starts, including the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes championship and a division of the International Stallion. She is trained by Jim Campbell.
1. Tequila Slammer, P. MacDonell, J. Bax
2. Poof She’s Gone, D. Miller, R. Norman
3. Levi’s Lady, B. Sears, D. Minor
4. Bone A Fide, Y. Gingras, R. Burke
5. Ultimate Cameron, M. Lachance, R. Stewart
6. Spicy Wings, S. Condren, D. McCall
7. Impressive Kemp, A. McCarthy, M. Vanderkemp
1. Fashion Feline, B. Sears, Ji. Campbell
2. Christiana Hanover, S. Condren, R. Rekila
3. Costa Rica, R. Pierce, J. Takter
4. Up Front Juansteen, T. Tetrick, K. O’Donnell
5. Action-Broadway, T. Tetrick, V. Morgan Jr.
6. Croquet Style, P. Wallinder, A. Lorentzon
7. Angostura, T. Ritchie, D. Creighton
8. Southwind Samurai, Jo. Campbell, B. Noren