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Possible Contenders for the 79th Edition of the Prince of Wales Stakes
The nominations for the second jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown of horseracing closed Tuesday, July 15th with 11 possible entrants for the Prince of Wales Stakes to be run at Fort Erie Race Track.
Lexie Lou, the filly who captured the Queen’s Plate at Woodbine on July 6th was not made eligible to compete by her connections making the race a wide open event for a $500,000 purse.
Run at one mile and three sixteenths, the Prince of Wales is the only race in the Canadian Triple Crown Series that is run on a traditional dirt surface.
The nominations are as follows:
|Ami's Holiday||Ivan Dalos||Josie Carroll|
|Ascot Martin||Beclawat Stable||Mike Keogh|
|Bangkok||Gail Wood & Ruth Barbour||Phil Gracey|
|Coltimus Prime||Cabernet Racing Stable||Justin Nixon|
|East Side||Stoneway Farm||Mark Casse|
|Lions Bay||M. N. V. & J. Earle||Jamie Attard|
|Lynx||Peachtree Stable||Cathal Lynch|
|Matador||John C. Oxley||Mark Casse|
|Money Talks||RPI Stable, Natural Eight Stable, Harrison & McLaughlin||Bill Tharrenos|
|Rhythm Blues||Hillsbrook Farms||Nick Gonzalez|
|Smart Spree||Augustin Stable||Mark Frostad|
The draw for the Prince of Wales will take place on Friday, July 25th in the Fort Erie Race Office at 1pm. Members of the media are welcome to attend.
The Prince of Wales will be run on Tuesday, July 29th. First race post time is scheduled for 4:15. The Prince of Wales will be televised on TSN from 7pm to 8pm EDT with the Prince of Wales scheduled for 7:40 pm.
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