Viking Shield to Show His Class in Canadian Derby

Viking Shield looks the one they have to beat in The Canadian Derby after running in four Grade ones winning one of them in his last four races so this represents a big drop in class.

Canadian Derby – Grade III
RACE DATE TIME DEADLINE TRACK RACE ## DISTANCE SURFACE RACE TYPE
8/15/2015 18:05 8/13/2015 3:00 NP Race #1 1 3/8m Dirt Graded Stake
Purse $200.000  For Three Year Olds.

Skeleton Balle

Mb Stables

Won four from ten starts, claimed by his present owner after winning a maiden claimer at the fifth attempt for $15.000, since then has won two allowances and The Spiral Stakes – Grade III also finishing third in the other two The Peter Pan – Grade II beaten by neck and The LA Derby – Grade II beaten by three lengths.

Viking Shield

Delta Farms

Won three times from ten starts, winning a maiden and an allowance in his third and fourth races before going into Stakes Company, won The AR Derby – Grade I by three quarters of a length and his last three races have been The KYD – Grade I finishing fifth beaten a length, The Prk – Grade I tenth beaten by four lengths and The BEL – Grade I fourteenth beaten by nine lengths so this race represents a big drop in class.

Rockford Mood

Blushing Meadows

Won only once from ten starts a maiden in his third race at FE, then bought by his present owner from the auction for 15.540 since then ran seven times all in allowances finishing second twice.

Kentucky Hero

Threshold

Won once from eight starts, and had to wait till the race before last to win a maiden at CD taking it by four lengths then ran in The Slew Handicap finishing second beaten by two lengths.

Good luck to all.

The Englishman.



Categories: Grade III

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