Sky Classic (CAN) - Alexandrina (CAN), by Conquistador Cielo | 1994 Gelding - (View Pedigree)


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Bred in Canada by Knob Hill Stable. Foaled March 15, 1994

19 Starts, 6 Wins, 1 Place, 3 Shows. Career Earnings: $1,206,074

Racing Owner: Knob Hill Stable
Trainers: Phillip England, John Alec Fehr
Jockeys: R. A. Dos Ramos, others

Championship: Canadian Horse of the Year 1999

Biggest wins: Canadian International S (G1) at Woodbine in 1999, Niagra BCH (G2) at Woodbine 1999

Other notable races: 3rd in the Sky Classic S at Woodbine in 1999, competed in the Breeders' Cup Turf at Gulfstream Park in 1999

Best distance: 1 1/2 mile on the turf
Modified On: 9/11/2012

1999 Canadian Horse of the Year and Champion Male Turf Horse

1999 Canadian Horse of the Year and Champion Male Turf Horse Thornfield, the 1999 Canadian Horse of the Year and Champion Male Turf Horse, boasts over $1 million in lifetime earnings. Bred and raced by Knob Hill Stable, the handsome chestnut champion won 50% of his races during his 1998-1999 campaigns, including the prestigious Canadian International Stakes (CAN-G1) and the Niagra Breeders’ Cup (CAN-G2).

In the 1999 Sky Classic Handicap (CAN-G3) he scored a third, though by rights he owns that race too, since he is a son of the great Sky Classic and holds the honor of being the only Canadian Horse of the Year to be sired by a Canadian Horse of the Year. A gregarious guy by nature, Thornfield especially enjoys the company of his fellow retirees at Old Friends.


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