Canadian International card live on Racing UK
Friday 14 October 2011
Racing UK is showing the Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International live on Sunday night - one of the top turf races on the global calendar and set to feature seven horses from Europe.
Treasure Beach (IRE), Arctic Cosmos, Joshua Tree, Quest For Peace, Redwood (all UK), Sarah Lynx and Mores Wells (FRA) will represent Europe in the CAN$1.5m contest, run over a mile and a half at 10.42pm (BST).
There are two other Grade 1 races on the card, the second being the EP Taylor Stakes, which has attracted Kinky Afro, I’m A Dreamer, Strawberrydaiquiri and Sea of Heartbreak from the UK, Laughing from Ireland, and Adventure Seeker and Dream Peace from France. The fillies’ race is run over a mile and a quarter and due off at 9.35pm.
The other Grade 1 is the Nearctic Stakes, run over six furlongs and due off at 7.59pm. Bated Breath and Hitchens represent the UK, while Bewitched flies the flag for Ireland.
The four-hour programme takes in six races and gets underway at 7.30pm, with Angus McNae and James Willoughby on-hand to guide viewers through the action.