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Go Greeley tops five-horse field in Grey

  • Go Greeley (WEG/Michael Burns Photography)

Only five colts and geldings will line up in Sunday's Grey (Can-G3) at Woodbine, and the winner of the 1 1/16-mile Polytrack contest will earn not only graded credit and the winner's share of the C$150,000 purse, but also 10 points toward a starting gate berth in the Kentucky Derby on the Road to the Kentucky Derby series.

Go Greeley (Horse Greeley) is looking to nab those points for himself as the John Ross trainee goes for his fourth consecutive victory. The dark bay juvenile has suffered just one loss so far, breaking his maiden by 3 3/4 lengths on May 19 prior to a tough-luck nose second in the July 7 Clarendon. Since then Go Greeley has added the Colin, Vandal and Simcoe to his resume.

Eurico Da Silva has been aboard for all of the colt's starts but followed Conquest Titan to Kentucky for Saturday's Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland, leaving the way clear for Gary Boulanger to pick up the mount.

Among those Go Greeley will face on Sunday are Matador (Malibu Moon), fourth in the Vandal and third behind Alcibiades (G1) hopeful My Conquestadory in the Summer (Can-G2) in his two career races thus far, and Give No Quarter (Tiz Wonderful), a devastating 22-length maiden winner at Presque Isle Downs on September 17.

Fellow maiden winners Big Bazinga (Bluegrass Cat) and Ami's Holiday (Harlan's Holiday) complete the field.

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