06/21/2006 11:00PM

Canterbury: 'Seeking' fifth straight

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Seen Dancing, winning the Gowell Stakes in December, makes her second start on turf Saturday in the Northbound Pride Stakes at Canterbury Park.

Seekingthereinbow will put her unbeaten record on the line when she faces nine 3-year-old fillies in the $40,000 Northbound Pride Stakes at Canterbury Park.

A winner of four straight races, Seekingthereinbow was never threatened in her most recent outing, when she led from start to finish to win the Iowa-bred-restricted Bob Bryant Stakes by 3 1/4 lengths. It was her first stakes win.

A grey daughter of Mutakddim, Seekingthereinbow will make her first start on grass and first start around two turns in the Northbound Pride, which is run over 1 1/16 miles. Her trainer, Kelly Von Hemel, brought Perfect Moment to capture the 2004 Northbound Pride in her first try over the grass. Perry Compton will ride Seekingthereinbow.

Trainer Ron Moquett ships Seen Dancing from Churchill Downs to try the Northbound Pride. A winner of the Gowell Stakes at Turfway Park in December, Seen Dancing has been competing in stakes and allowances at Oaklawn and Churchill this season. She won her lone try over the turf, at River Downs in May. Seth Martinez has the call on Seen Dancing.

Dontstealmythunder prepped for the Northbound Pride with an allowance win over older rivals on the Canterbury turf course earlier this month. Paul Nolan retains the mount on Dontstealmythunder, who is trained by Mike Stidham.

Chetten County, a daughter of Giant's Causeway, sparkled in a seven-length maiden win June 2, when she made her first start at Canterbury. She should contend in the Northbound Pride if she can repeat that performance. Nik Goodwin has the return call.