Wonder Gadot wins the Prince of Wales Stakes

Race 8.  Prince of Wales Stakes. For three- year-olds foaled in Canada at 1 3/16 miles on dirt. Purse $400,000.

PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Wonder Gadot John R. Velazquez Mark  Casse 7/5
2 Absolution Rafael Manuel Hernandez Tony Gattellaro 6/1
3 Cooler Mike Jesse M. Campbell Nicholas Nosowenko 4/1
4 Home Base Joseph Rocco, Jr. Michael Tomlinson 8/1
5 Aheadbyacentury Luis Contreras John A. Ross 5/2
6 Eskiminzin Sheena Ryan Carlos Grant 12/1

Wonder Gadot went gate to wire.  She was asked at the top of the stretch and opened on the field by 2 lengths. She was under a hand ride down the stretch for a 5 3/4 length win.  Aheadbyacentury was an easy second over Cooler Mike by 6 lengths. Eskiminzin ran fourth.

Wonder Gadot was the 2-5 favorite. This was her first race over a sloppy track.

She now has wins in the first two races of Canada’s 2018 Triple Crown. The final leg is the 11/2 mile Breeders’ Stakes on August 18th on the turf at Woodbine.

$2 Wager Paid

Horse Win Place
Wonder Gadot $2.80 $2.10
Aheadbyacentury $2.70
Cooler Mike

Our Top Three Choices:

  • Wonder Gadot
  • Aheadbyacentury
  • Eskiminzin

 

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