Category Archives: Manitoba Derby

Manitoba Lotteries Derby weekend stakes shaping up perfectly for fans and bettors

  [caption id="attachment_2464" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Possible Manitoba Lotteries Derby favourite Stormin Monarcho"][/caption] Rob's Picks and Analysis for July 12, 13, Preview of Derby weekend stakes by Rob I’m going to spend the next few paragraphs dealing with “what ifs” and speculating on things that could happen three weeks down the road on Manitoba Lotteries Derby…
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Balooga Bull Knocks Out Competition in 2012 Manitoba Lotteries Derby

[caption id="attachment_1358" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Balooga Bull with groom Richard Spencer"][/caption] by George Williams If it were a fight they would have stopped it 46.20 seconds into the first round. Balooga Bull had his rivals reeling early in the 64th running of the $75,000 Manitoba Lotteries Derby after a sizzling first quarter in 22.20 seconds. He…
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Cahill Chrome – Classy Californian – 2012 Manitoba Derby Contenders

[caption id="attachment_1244" align="alignright" width="270" caption=""Toto, I've a feeling we're not in California anymore...""][/caption] by George Williams Cahill Chrome ~ Classy Californian Pedigree: Cahill Road-Takes Two to Mango by Bold Badgett Owner: Roger Hansen Trainer: Roger Hansen Jockey: Rohan Singh If the Manitoba Lotteries Derby were decided on class alone, Cahill Road would be the pick.…
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Pleasant Closing – Overtime – 2012 Manitoba Derby Contenders

[caption id="attachment_1246" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Old time hockey, coach! Trainer Murray Duncan with Pleasant Closing."][/caption] by George Williams Pleasant Closing ~ Overtime Pedigree: Closing Argument-Pleasant Jolie by Pleasant Colony Owners: Murray Duncan and Garylle Stewart Trainer: Murray Duncan Jockey: Tyrone Nelson Trainer Murray Duncan can fool you. He doesn’t say much, but he knows horses. His…
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Up Jumps a Monster – The Undefeated – 2012 Manitoba Derby Contenders

[caption id="attachment_1250" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Is he really a monster? - Photo courtesy of Coady Photo/Ryan Haynes at NorthlandsPark.ca"][/caption] by George Williams Up Jumps a Monster ~ The Undefeated Pedigree: Proud Citizen-Hail the Flag by Devil's Bag Owners: Rob Chabot, Tim Kane and Joshua Schayer Trainer: Rob Chabot Jockey: Scott Williams Up Jumps a Monster will…
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Runaway Lion – Mystery Horse – 2012 Manitoba Derby Contenders

[caption id="attachment_1247" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Come a little bit closer and I'll tell you..."][/caption] by George Williams Runaway Lion ~ Mystery Horse Pedigree: Lion Heart-Wild Goose Chase by Dynaformer Owner: K 5 Stables Trainer: Shelley Brown Jockey: Trevor Simpson On form Runaway Lion might not look like this year’s Manitoba Lotteries Derby winner, but they run…
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The Gov – Royal Connections – 2012 Manitoba Derby Contenders

by George Williams [caption id="attachment_1249" align="alignright" width="270" caption="The Gov peers out over his hay net."][/caption] The Gov ~ Royal Connections Pedigree: Joey Franco-Patricia Hall by Marcellini Owner: Phillip and Robert Hall Trainer: Philip Hall Jockey: Adolfo Morales The Gov has connections, and they’re about as close to Canadian racing royalty as you can get. He…
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Clear The Runway – Big Long Strider – 2012 Manitoba Derby Contenders

[caption id="attachment_1245" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Clear The Runway. Pretty in blue."][/caption] by George Williams Clear The Runway ~ Big Long Strider Pedigree: Broken Vow-Smokey Diplomacy by Dynaformer Owner: Riversedge Racing Stable, Ltd. Trainer: Greg Tracy Jockey: Rico Walcott When a trainer with multiple championships to his credit at different racetracks decides to ship a horse somewhere…
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So Shiny – The Little Horse That Could – 2012 Manitoba Derby Contenders

[caption id="attachment_1248" align="alignright" width="270" caption="So Shiny with his rider Prayven Badrie."][/caption] by George Williams So Shiny ~ The Little Horse That Could Pedigree: Will He Shine-Noble Nannie by Shananie Owner: Melissa Peach Trainer: Melissa Peach Jockey: Prayven Badrie If you’re looking for a longshot in the Manitoba Lotteries Derby, “Shiny” might be your horse. Besides…
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