Daughters of Awesome Again & Ghostzapper 2016 Sovereign Award Finalists
Awesome Again and his leading sire son Ghostzapper are the sires of a combined three 2016 Sovereign Award Finalists.
The Awesome Again daughter Ice Festival (pictured) is among the nominees for champion Older Female. The Stronach Stables homebred earned her signature victory in the Grade 3 Maple Leaf Stakes on November 5. In that that contest she defeated two other Sovereign Award finalists - Hot Kisses and Goodyearforroses.
Ghostzapper is the sire of a pair of Sovereign Award finalists. Ghostly Presence earned her way into contention for Two-Year-Old Filly honors with a dramatic win in the $250,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes on November 12. She signaled her quality earlier in the year with a dominant 8-length score in her debut.
Gamble's Ghost now a finalist in two consecutive years. A nominee for the Two-Year-Old Filly championship in 2015, the Ivan Dalos homebred is among the four finalists for the 2016 Three-Year-Old Filly trophy. Her big win came in the Grade 3 Selene Stakes on May 15 over fellow finalist Caren.
The Sovereign Awards ceremony will take place on April 13 at Palais Royale in Toronto.