07/03/2005 11:00PM

Chalk up another for invaders


EDMONTON, Alberta - Invaders from British Columbia continue to feast on the local talent in the older-horse divisions.

Shippers from Vancouver have swept all four stakes on the Alberta circuit for older fillies and mares this year, with Stole One leading the onslaught. Stole One sped wire-to-wire in last Friday's 22nd running of the Wild Rose at 6 1/2 furlongs for her second stakes triumph in Alberta.

Entrusted to the care of Alberta-based trainer Stuart Simon for her races in this province, Stole One won by two lengths over runner-up Unforgettable Too.

Stole One, who has been commuting from Hastings while making all of her three starts here this year, launched Alberta's filly-mare stakes program by outdueling Unforgettable Too and Kellys Guest in the Marc Jenkins Memorial in Calgary on May 1. Three weeks later she finished fourth in the Ken Pearson Memorial to another Vancouver invader, Summer Symphony, from Dave Forster's stable.

The Forster-trained Gold Accent, shipped to Calgary for a five-length victory in the Duchess of York.

And now, Stole One, ridden by Desmond Bryan, made it four straight for the visitors in the Wild Rose.

Both stakes at route distances for older horses at Stampede Park also were swept by invaders. Another Forster trainee, Blowin in the Wind, won the Teeworth Plate, while Five Point Star and Lord Samarai ran one-two in the Herald Gold Plate.