The $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes was certainly an Attard household affair.
Haddassah held off Harlan Property down the stretch to seize the second jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown on Tuesday at Fort Erie Racetrack.
Kevin Attard is the coach for each horses whereas third-place finisher Preserve Grinding is owned by Attard’s son, Joshua, and educated by his father, Tino.
Haddassah, ridden by Gary Boulanger, gained the 1 3/16-mile dust occasion at Fort Erie Racetrack on a quick observe in a single minute, 56.15 seconds.
“Kevin mentioned he may be essentially the most proficient three-year-old he has, however he hadn’t mentally put it collectively. At present, he confirmed he did,” mentioned journeyman Boulanger, who captured his first Prince of Wales win.
“He is a horse that is actually come into himself.”
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Eighth within the Queen’s Plate, Haddassah’s conditioner Attard was extraordinarily happy with Haddassah heading into the Prince of Wales.
Queen’s Plate winner Protected Conduct did not run within the race.
So which means Wando stays the final Canadian Triple Crown winner, reaching the feat in 2003.
Preserve Grinding was fifth within the Plate, ending forward of Harlan Property (seventh) and Haddassah (eighth).
“He is educated very well since and he actually matured because the Queen’s Plate. He put all of it collectively right now,” mentioned Kevin Attard.
The rest of the eight-horse subject, so as of end, included: H C Vacation; Curlin’s Catch; Tidal Forces; Avoman; and Prepared at Daybreak.
Haddassah returned $15.50, $7.40 and $4.60 whereas Harlan Property paid $5.20 and $3.50. Preserve Grinding returned $3.80.
The ultimate jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown is the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, a 1 1/2-mile turf race, slated for Oct. 3 at Woodbine Racetrack.