In Pictures: Prepping for the Breeders’ Stakes

August 18, 2018

​TORONTO, August 18, 2018 – Woodbine’s award-winning track photographer Michael Burns visited some of the contenders leading up to the 128th running of the Breeders’ Stakes.

Here is a behind-the-scenes look at some of the Breeders’ Stakes hopefuls heading into Saturday’s third leg of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. Click here for an overview of the complete field.

Aheadbyacentury:

Aheadbyacentury galloping over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course at Woodbine under jockey Luis Contreras for trainer John Ross.

Eskiminzin:

Eskiminzin breezing over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course under jockey Sheena Ryan for trainer Carlos Grant.

Flight Deck:

Flight Deck breezing his final tune-up under jockey David Moran for trainer Michael De Paulo.
Breeders’ Stakes contender Flight Deck.

Ginger Sky:

Ginger Sky breezing over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course under jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson for trainer Francine Villeneuve.
Breeders’ Stakes contender Ginger Sky getting a soapy bath after training from groom Peter Jones.

Hot Cash:

Hot Cash breezing her final tune-up under jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva for trainer Michael Doyle.

Neepawa:

Neepawa galloping under exercise rider Cassie Garcia for trainer Mark Casse.
Breeders’ Stakes contender Neepawa getting a cooling from groom Bill Ford.

Say the Word:

Say the Word galloping under exercise rider Sheena Ryan for trainer Graham Motion.
Breeders’ Stakes contender Say the Word enjoying his bath.
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