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Canadian Star Dies From Colon Complications
Strait Of Dover, winner of Canada's most famous race, the Queen's Plate, has been euthanised due to complications from colon surgery, reports horse-canada.com. Winner of last year's US$1 million Listed Queen's Plate at Woodbine, the 4YO was trained by Dan Vella and won 4 of his 7 career starts for US$763,811 earnings. Strait Of Dover (English Channel-Bahrain Star, by Danzig) was a half-brother to Northlands Oaks & British Columbia Cup Distaff winner Starlite Strike (Smart Strike).