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Perfect Soul colt wins $500,000 Breeders’ S.
RSS Feeds Monday, August 03, 2009
Perfect Shower, a 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Perfect Soul, made his first stakes win a big one, capturing the $500,000 Breeders' S. - the final leg of the Canadian Triple Crown - on August 2nd at Woodbine.

Trained by Roger Attfield for owner and breeder Charles Fipke, Perfect Shower settled towards the back of the 13-horse field early in the 1 ½-mile Canadian Classic. On the far turn, the dark bay colt began picking it up and quickly closed the gap on the pacesetters. By the time they straightened for home for the final eighth of a mile in this year's third leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, Perfect Shower had impressively opened up a clear advantage and taken command of the race.

The final margin was a comfortable three parts-of-a-length, and the final time was 2:29.39 over a firm local turf course.

"These Perfect Souls, they get better as they get older. This horse is just starting to come around. To step up to a $500,000 Triple Crown race is a big step, but he'd been training so very, very well." trainer Roger Attfield

Perfect Shower won for the second straight time and moved his record to 2-1-0 from eight starts with earnings of $312,665. By Fipke's Grade 1-winning millionaire Perfect Soul, Perfect Shower is out of the stakes-winning Miswaki mare Showering.