Tag Archives: Wheat City

Larry Carter’s Elite Mercedes and Monsoon Rain were rare Downs’ Triple Crown winners

[caption id="attachment_3624" align="alignright" width="270"] Elite Mercedes wins Gold Cup. September 24, 2006.[/caption] by Bob The success that owner Larry Carter enjoyed with Elite Mercedes was unprecedented, but two short years later he further established himself as a dominant and influential force in the Downs' stakes schedule with Monsoon "The Machine" Rain. While the Downs has…
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Pleasant Closing outgames Gotatigerbythetail to win Wheat City, Balooga Bull fourth

  [caption id="attachment_2423" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Jockey Tyrone Nelson has big smile after Wheat City win aboard Pleasant Closing."][/caption] Balooga Bull uncharacteristically lacks response after half mile in 48 by George Pleasant Closing dug deep in the drive to defeat Gotatigerbythetail by a neck in the $30,000 Wheat City at ASD on Saturday night, while favoured…
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Reid wows crowd again, Wins 4/8 races, Boots home Wheat City longshot, Forces Pick-4 carryover of $4,425

[caption id="attachment_1004" align="alignright" width="270" caption="17-1 Lake Sawyer in the Winner's Circle after Wheat City Stakes"][/caption] by George If you thought Jennifer Reid got lucky on Friday night at the Downs you’d be wrong. Following up on her 4-for-8 performance on Friday, the 107-pounder from Saskatchewan gave an encore performance on Saturday night, winning four of…
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