The Contenders

Appleby Gardens

Owner:   Eugene and Laura Melnyk
Trainer:   Mark Casse
Jockey:   Patrick Husbands
Foaling Date:   2/7/00
Breeding:   AP Indy - Larkwhistle by Silver Deputy
Dosage Info:   DP = 6-3-11-0-0 DI = 2.64 CD = 0.75
Note:   Fifth place finisher in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies last year was a disappointing tenth in her 2003 debut at Aqueduct. Coming home for the Woodbine Oaks and possibly on to the Queen's Plate.

Arco's Gold

Owner:   Prime Acres Inc.
Trainer:   James W. Hardy
Jockey:   James McAleney
Foaling Date:   3/1/00
Breeding:   Gold Fever - Annasan by Corporate Report
Dosage Info:   DP = 7-2-6-0-1 DI = 3.00 CD = 0.88
Race Record:   11   3-1-2   $216,270
Note:   Winner of the Marine Stakes came back 3rd in the Plate Trial.

Awesome Action

Owner:   Thayalan and Armata Muthulingham
Trainer:   Armata Ross
Jockey:   Dino Luciani
Foaling Date:   2/26/00
Breeding:   Awesome Again - Opinionated Lady by Known Fact
Dosage Info:   DP = 7-2-11-0-0 DI = 2.64 CD = 0.80
Race Record:   10   3-3-2   $213,313
Note:   Late closer was third in the Victoria Park last out. Easily the best dosage profile of all the contenders for getting 1 1/4 miles.

El Ruller

Owner:   Kingfield Farm
Trainer:   Catherine Day-Phillips
Jockey:   Constant Montpellier
Foaling Date:   2/20/00
Breeding:   Eltish - Ruller N Lady by Medaille d'Or
Dosage Info:   DP = 5-7-12-0-0 DI = 3.00 CD = 0.71
Race Record:   8   1-2-3   $94,009
Note:   Broke his maiden after 7 tries then never fired in the Plate Trial, finishing 7th.

Majestic Wisdom

Owner:   Terra Farm
Trainer:   Reade Baker
Jockey:   Jono Jones
Foaling Date:   3/16/00
Breeding:   Whiskey Wisdom - Tiney Toast by Blue Jester
Dosage Info:   DP = 7-5-3-1-0 DI = 5.40 CD = 1.13
Race Record:   5   2-1-0   $102,612
Note:   Allowance winner rallied for 2nd in the Plate Trial last out.


Owner:   Gustav Schickedanz
Trainer:   Mike Keogh
Jockey:   Todd Kabel
Foaling Date:   1/15/00
Breeding:   Langfuhr - Kinetigal by Naskra
Dosage Info:   DP = 5-5-6-0-0 DI = 4.33 CD = 0.94
Race Record:   6   2-2-0   $93,690
Note:   Winner of the Plate Trial would have five wins in a row if he hadn't been disqualified and placed second in the Coronation Futurity.


Owner:   Arosa Farms
Trainer:   Rita Schnitzler
Jockey:   Constant Montpellier
Foaling Date:   3/9/00
Breeding:   Langfuhr - C. Sharp by Sharpen Up
Dosage Info:   DP = 8-6-16-0-0 DI = 2.75 CD = 0.73
Race Record:   7   1-1-3   $109,176
Note:   Third in the Plate Trial behind Mobil and Rock Again.

Quiet Dare

Owner:   Frank DiGiulio, Jr. and Bob Tiller
Trainer:   Bob Tiller
Jockey:   Patrick Husbands
Foaling Date:   5/4/00
Breeding:   Quiet American - Classic Threat by Regal Classic
Dosage Info:   DP = 6-11-9-0-0 DI = 4.78 CD = 0.88
Race Record:   6   4-1-0   $171,988
Note:   Won three in a row then finished 2nd in the Victoria Park last out.

Rock Again

Owner:   Stronach Stable
Trainer:   Malcolm Pierce
Jockey:   Eibar Koa
Foaling Date:   2/23/00
Breeding:   Awesome Again - Track Gal by Track Barron
Dosage Info:   DP = 4-1-7-2-0 DI = 1.55 CD = 0.50
Race Record:   5   2-2-0   $103,058
Note:   Allowance winner finished second to Mobil in the Plate Trial.


Owner:   Sam-Son Farms
Trainer:   Mark Frostad
Jockey:   Robert Landry
Foaling Date:   2/21/00
Breeding:   Lit de Justice - Mysteriously by Afleet
Dosage Info:   DP = 8-2-6-0-0 DI = 4.33 CD = 1.13
Race Record:   4   1-0-0   $28,558
Note:   Disappointed in his last two efforts, after breaking his maiden impressively at Keeneland in April.


Owner:   Gustav Schickedanz
Trainer:   Mike Keogh
Jockey:   Todd Kabel
Foaling Date:   2/23/00
Breeding:   Langfuhr - Kathie's Colleen by Woodman
Dosage Info:   DP = 7-4-11-0-0 DI = 3.00 CD = 0.82
Note:   Champion Canadian 2-year-old for 2003 has two solid stakes wins this year in his quest for the Plate.