Tag Archives: Marcel Chartier

Remembering Lexico, Canada Day and Foolish Pleasure

[caption id="attachment_836" align="alignright" width="230" caption="Lexico wins 1976 River Park Handicap at ASD"][/caption] by Bob This Sunday marks the 36th running of the Canada Day Stakes. These days the race is for fillies and mares 3-and-up, who will compete for a $30,000 purse, but this race wasn’t always for fillies and mares. That restriction has evolved…
Read more

1982 Golden Boy Stakes Winner De Cat was a “Great Horse”

by Bob [caption id="attachment_571" align="alignright" width="300" caption="De Cat wins 1982 Golden Boy Stakes"][/caption] This week’s featured stakes race is the 36th running of the $30,000 Golden Boy, which pits the undefeated Balooga Bull against four rival 3-year-olds going six furlongs. Should Balooga Bull win the Golden Boy, which goes as the third race on Friday,…
Read more