Johnny Bear Wins the Northern Dancer Turf Stakes, Grade I, at Woodbine

Race 11. Northern Dancer Turf Stakes, Grade I. For three-year-old and up at 1 1/2 miles on turf. Purse $300,000.

Entries:

PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Mekhtaal Jose Ortiz Graham Motion 7/2
2 Markitoff Javier Castellano Michael Maker 30/1
3 Utmost Alan Garcia Graham Motion 4/1
4 Johnny Bear Luis Contreras Ashlee Brnjas 8/1
5 Hawkbill Jamie P. Spencer Charles Appleby 2/1
6 Tiz a Slam Steven Ronald Bahen Roger Attfield 6/1
7 Vexatious Rafael Bejarano Neil Drysdale 30/1
8 Seeking Albert David Moran Michael De Paulo 20/1
9 English Illusion Rafael Hernandez Sylvain Pion 15/1
10 Patterson Cross Joel Rosario Bill Mott 10/1

 

$2 Wager Paid:

Horse Win Place Show
Johnny Bear $35.80 $11.80 $7.50
Mekhtaal $460 $3.80
English Illusion $10.10

Markitoff ran fourth.       Running time – 2:25.74

Our Top Three Picks:

  • Hawkbill
  • Utmost
  • Tiz a Slam

 

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