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1st Winner For Canada Freshman Sire Old Forester
In Canada, US Gr3-winning 9YO freshman stallion Old Forester (Forestry-Halo River, by Irish River) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO filly Golden Gilda (Old Forester-Bebopper, by Prosperous) scored over 4.5 furlongs on all-weather at Woodbine in Toronto for trainer Barbara Pirie. Kentucky-bred Old Forester won 6 of 22 starts (including the US Gr3 Cliff Hanger Stakes at Meadowlands, Listed Santa Claus Stakes at Calder & Listed Canadian Turf Handicap at Gulfstream Park, plus 4 stakes-placings) & earned US$462,632. He stands at Canada's T.C.Westmeath Stud in Ontario for C$4,000.