EnjoytheSilent

EnjoytheSilent

(Gelding, Silent Name – Spun Lace) The Canuck Racing Club acquired an ownership stake in this dark bay gelding at the start of his 3-year old campaign after he flew around 10 other maidens and poured on the speed to easily win his 7-furlong race.

Banting

Banting

(Gelding, Old Forester – American Armada) Banting’s name is a tribute to a Canadian war hero, Nobel prize winner, and the discoverer of one of the most ground-breaking medical treatments of the 20th century.

Bowman’s Run

Bowman’s Run

(Gelding, Audible – Queen Martha) Canadian Scotty Bowman’s run in the NHL is legendary as the winningest coach in the league’s history and the “greatest coach ever in professional sport”.

North Warden

North Warden

(Gelding, Exaggerator – I’m the Reason) North Warden’s name is a tribute to Halifax: a city that earned its nickname and reputation as Warden of the North by hanging pirates on its beaches, repelling hostile warships, and guarding against privateer attacks.

Sinclairity

Sinclairity

(Filly, Souper Speedy – Here’s Mud Inyr Eye) A 14x winner of the Canada Soccer Player of the Year award, Christine Sinclair is clearly Canada’s best soccer player ever and one of the foremost women soccer players in history.

Hanlan

Hanlan

(Gelding, Souper Speedy – Two Klassy) Ned Hanlan was Canada’s most prominent athlete of the 19th century and the first Canadian to ever be named world champion in any individual sport.

Vandoo

Vandoo

(Filly, Souper Speedy-Mona Moon) Vandoo’s name is a tribute to the 22nd Regiment: the most highly trained, disciplined fighting force in the Canadian military.

War Painter

War Painter

(Filly, Danish Dynaformer – Morning Tale) War Painter’s name is a tribute to Mary Riter Hamilton, a Canadian painter who travelled alone onto devastated, dangerous WWI battlefields to record the landscapes where so many of her countrymen fought and died.