Hoya and Tiz Believing held the early pace, with Mine That Bird (Birdstone) watching in third. Mine That Bird made an early move to join and then pass the leaders. Hornung (Speightstown) also came running and for a moment, it looked like a Maiden Watch exacta. But, favorite Scorewithcater made his move...
The Sovereign Awards were announced on December 12, and Mind That Bird (Birdstone) was named Canada's top 2-year old male for 2008. Congratulations to Birdstone and all of his connections. Great to see him get the recognition that he deserves for winning 3 stakes at Woodbine, including the Grey Stakes...