Woodbine Ontario Colleen Lone Graded Stakes (Saturday 8/6)

Chris Adams

Woodbine continues its strong summer card with a grade 3 turf event. The Ontario Colleen stakes is the lone graded stakes at the Canadian track this weekend.

Horses on the turf at Woodbine.
Woodbine Turf Course | Photo Credit Michael Burns

Woodbine- Race 1

Post: 1:00 PM ET; $28.3k Claiming going 7 furlongs on all weather track; Entries: 7

  • #4 LADY MAEVE (8-5) gets the top pick with the top overall power rating in the group.
  • #7 MUMBLEBEE (3-1) will likely be in the first flight of runners and should be in with a chance late. She seems to fit well enough here.
  • #2 MOMMA CARRIE (6-1) should be part of the early pace in this spot. She is a good bet to hit the board in this type of race.
  • #5 MIDNIGHT MEADOW (10-1) is a price horse and could be a dangerous threat to get loose on the front end.

Selections: 4 – 7 – 2 – 5

Woodbine- Race 2

Post: 1:32 PM ET; $64.3k Maiden Optional Claiming going 6 furlongs on all weather track; Entries: 10

  • #3 SOUPER SUNDAY (7-2) could be a dangerous threat to be lone speed.
  • #5 FORTYFIVESEVENTY (3-1) should improve off the first start and has solid early pace figures in a race that looks to lack a ton of front running speed.
  • #2 SILENT DIVA (6-1) debuts here and has to be respected going out for the combination of Attard and Contreras.
  • #1 SIXTH ANNIVERSARY (8-1) goes out for the Griffith barn and gets Stein in the irons.

Selections: 3 – 5 – 2 – 1

Woodbine- Race 3

Post: 2:04 PM ET; $35.5k Maiden Claiming going 5 furlongs on turf; Entries: 8

  • #4 DIXIEWISH (2-1) has races good enough to beat this group. She has tactical speed and can sit just off the leaders for a stalk and pounce trip.
  • #6 LEGAL STEPS (12-1) is a price horse and shouldn't have trouble with the 5 furlong distance. She should be part of the early pace in this spot.
  • #3 INFINITE PASSION (8-1) should be sitting in the second tier of runners and looking to make one well timed run at the leaders.
  • #1 REMEMBERING RHODA (12-1) is a price horse and has been really solid in recent starts and should be ready to run a big one here.

Selections: 4 – 6 – 3 – 1

Woodbine- Race 4

Post: 2:36 PM ET; $60.3k Optional Claiming going 7 furlongs on turf; Entries: 11

  • #6 BODACIOUS MISS (10-1) is an upset player based on recent form.
  • #8 SYSTEMATIC (3-1) seems to fit well enough here.
  • #3 ALPHA MIA (5-1) has the top overall power rating in the group. She has proven to be able to handle these conditions in previous starts.
  • #5 MEET THE SOPRANO (8-1) could be a threat to get loose on the front end.

Selections: 6 – 8 – 3 – 5

Woodbine- Race 5

Post: 3:12 PM ET; $64.3k Maiden Optional Claiming going 6 furlongs on all weather track; Entries: 10

  • #1 MY GIRL GABBY (12-1) is a price horse and has solid early pace figures in a race that looks to lack a ton of front running speed.
  • #9 BEDAZZLE ME (6-1) should improve off the first start. The debut was good enough.
  • #10 CHROME'S ANGEL (8-1) goes out for the Tharrenos barn and gets Hein in the saddle.
  • #3 SOCIETY'S KAT (3-1) debuts here and is well thought of on the morning line.

Selections: 1 – 9 – 10- 3

Woodbine- Race 6

Post: 3:46 PM ET; $101.2k Allowance Optional Claiming going 1 1/8 miles on turf; Entries: 8

  • #1 VIVID VIXEN (8-1) has races good enough to beat this group. She could be dangerous as lone speed.
  • #8 SHE MAKES A POINT (2-1) should relish the distance here.
  • #2 GIZALA (3-1) goes out for the Motion barn and gets Hernandez in the irons. She has been in good form of late.
  • #5 BEQUIA (8-1) will likely have a lot to do in the lane, but could get up with a competitive run.

Selections: 1 – 8 – 2 – 5

Woodbine- Race 7

Post: 4:20 PM ET; $64.3k Maiden Optional Claiming going 7 1/2 furlongs on turf; Entries: 11

  • #10 LIVIN ON LUV (5-2) should be sitting in the second tier of runners and looking to make one short run at the leaders.
  • #11 TICKLE HER TOE (5-1) will likely have a lot to do in the stretch, but could get up with a good run.
  • #3 KOTO (10-1) is a price horse and should be part of the early pace in this spot.
  • #2 SONET'S NAME (12-1) may be one that just tries to clear off early and hold.

Selections: 10- 11- 3 – 2

Woodbine- Race 8

Post: 4:54 PM ET; $150k Ontario Colleen S. going 1 mile on turf; Entries: 10

  • #5 READY LADY (6-1) has races good enough to beat this group. The price is right
  • #9 LADYWEARSTHERING (5-2) should improve off the first start and should be part of the early pace in this spot.
  • #7 VERGARA (10-1) is a price horse for Graham Motion and that is always dangerous.
  • #3 MRS. BARBARA (5-1) may benefit from a hot pace up front. Casse is to Woodbine as Brown is to Saratoga.

Selections: 5 – 9 – 7 – 3

Woodbine- Race 9

Post: 5:27 PM ET; $123.2k Maiden Special Weight going 7 furlongs on all weather track; Entries: 8

  • #2 DANCE WITH DESTINY (3-1) has the pedigree to be a major player in this spot.
  • #1 WARWOMAN (5-2) has proven to be able to handle these conditions in previous starts.
  • #6 MARDENE (6-1) has been really solid in recent starts and should be ready to run a big one here. She is a good bet to hit the board in this type of race.
  • #5 WELL ACTUALLY (15-1) is a price horse and goes out for the Glennon barn and gets Husbands in the irons. She has kept good company thus far.

Selections: 2 – 1 – 6 – 5

Woodbine- Race 10

Post: 6:00 PM ET; $48.3k Maiden Optional Claiming going 7 furlongs on turf; Entries: 13

  • #7 KNOW HOW (5-2) should be part of the early pace in this spot.
  • #13 SHEZ A SEALY (12-1) is a price horse and will likely have a lot to do in the lane, but could get up with a competitive run. She has proven to be able to handle these conditions in previous starts.
  • #8 TARA LUNA (4-1) makes sense on speed figures. She has the pedigree to be a major player in this spot.
  • #12 KIMONO KATE (6-1) has solid early pace figures in a race that looks to lack a ton of front running speed. Best for underneath plays.

Selections: 7 – 13- 8 – 12

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