Yorkton dominates Bold Venture S. (G3) for first graded stakes score
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Speightstown got his second graded stakes winner of the month on Saturday when Yorkton cruised to a 5 1/4-length win in the $143,000 Bold Venture S. (G3) at Woodbine.

Yorkton, who had a trio of listed stakes victories prior to Saturday, upped his earnings to $364,724 for owner/breeder Chiefswood Stable.

Yorkton was off just a beat slow, but immediately responded at put himself in the lead in just a few strides. Setting all the pace, the 4-year-old rolled through a half-mile in :45.49 and kept pouring it on, widening at will in the stretch to get the 6 1/2-furlongs in 1:15.05, less than a second off the track record.

Yorkton, out of Sunday Affair, hails from the same family as Hall of Famer Sky Beauty and Grade 1 winner Dayjur.
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