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2003 Breeders' Stakes Post Position Draw Photos

Owner Gus Schickedanz with his Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales Stakes winner Wando.

Date: 08/06/2003


Here are some more photos from the post position draw for the Breeders' Stakes.

Wando's owner Gustav Schickedanz at the draw. He immigrated from Germany to Canada in 1950 and runs a construction business with his three brothers. He also campaigned Wando's sire Langfuhr.

Wando's owner Gus Schickedanz and his trainer Mike Keogh watch the video of Wando's previous wins at the draw. Keogh came to Canada from England in 1970 and has trained for Schickedanz since 1993.

Hall of Fame jockeys Gary Stevens and Sandy Hawley pose for photos at the draw. Stevens was the honorary drawmaster.

Gary Stevens poses with the Canadian Triple Crown trophy.

Gary Stevens signed a few autographs for the people in attendance.

Exciting draw action with track announcer Dan Loiselle, honorary drawmaster Gary Stevens, and racing secretary Steve Lym.

The Triple Crown and Breeders' Stakes trophies. There have been six Triple Crown winners since the concept was inaugurated in 1959. New Providence (1959), Canebora (1963), With Approval (1989), Izvestia (1990), Dance Smartly (1991) and Peteski (1993). Can wando become lucky number seven?

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