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Lady Arthur Sharp In Qualifier

Published: June 17, 2021 12:59 pm ET

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Lady Arthur threw down a vicious 1:53.4 mile to lead Thursday morning's (June 17) six-race qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

The four-time winner, who has banked $114,500 in her career while competing primarily on the Ohio stakes circuit, was forced to qualify after repeated breaks in the Buckeye State. But the three-year-old daughter of Arthur Blue Chip and April Three delivered a sharp mile in her return to Ontario, coasting through fractions of :28.2, :56.4 and 1:26 before powering away to a 13-length win over Rocket Girl and Virtual Success. Bob McClure drove Lady Arthur for trainer Dr. Ian Moore, who shares ownership with R G McGroup Ltd. and Serge Savard.

In other action, Warrawee Roo's comeback trail continued with a 1:57 qualifying win. The eight-year-old Majestic Son entire rode the pocket behind Arcanum before McClure angled him off the pegs for a :28.3 sprint home. The Luc Blais trainee, whose career accomplishments include a win in the 2018 Harry Harvey Invitational over a mile and a quarter and a third-place finish in the Breeders Crown the same year, did not race in 2019 or 2020, and is working back into race-ready shape after three unsuccessful starts this spring for Serge Godin's Determination.

Video of the complete qualifying session, courtesy Woodbine Mohawk Park, appears below.

To view Thursday morning's full results, click the following link: Thursday Results – Woodbine Mohawk Park (Qualifier).


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