09/10/2001 12:00AM

Hot stable looking golden in feature


ETOBICOKE, Ontario - Stronach Stable had a stellar day on Sunday at Woodbine, winning four races with three different trainers, including the Grade 2 Canadian Handicap with Diadella.

The powerful outfit could continue its winning ways when it sends out Golden Coronain in Wednesday's allowance feature, the prep for the Sept. 29 Wonder Where Stakes.

Five other 3-year-old fillies were entered to run about 1 1/8 miles on the turf - Dark Ending, Torrantula, Night Edition, Rare Vision, and My Real Quiet Lady. Foxy Connection and Madame Red were entered for the main track only.

Golden Corona began her career inauspiciously here last fall for Malcolm Pierce, who also trains Diadella. She spent the winter in Florida, where she ran second in a maiden special at Gulfstream, and was shipped back here in the spring.

Golden Corona made her own room after being stalled in traffic in a June 7 maiden special, in which she finished a half-length back of the upwardly mobile Sweetest Thing. She was disqualified and placed ninth by the stewards for impeding several rivals in the stretch that day.

Golden Corona graduated in her next outing Aug. 4, and then doubled up while beating older foes after a four-wide stalking trip in an entry-level allowance Aug. 18.

Robert Landry retains the mount on Golden Corona, a daughter of Gulch.

Dark Ending, who was victorious with a smooth trip in the trouble-filled Grade 1 Selene Stakes here May 21, is making her first start on turf for trainer Mark Casse.

A daughter of End Sweep, Dark Ending doesn't have much grass breeding, but she worked five-eighths in 1:00.60 over the turf training course Sept. 2, the 11th fastest of 24 moves at the distance.

Dark Ending returned from a layoff Aug. 11 to finish fourth in the Grade 3 Duchess Stakes, from which runner-up Gold Mover exited to take the Floral Park Handicap at Belmont last Sunday.

Rare Vision wasn't a major factor in her first two attempts on the grass, but she beat a quality field going a mile on turf in a recent allowance. A daughter of Mt. Livermore, she is out of millionaire Bold Ruritana, the champion turf filly or mare in Canada in 1995.

My Real Quiet Lady found her niche on the grass early in the summer, when she was a close second in a preliminary allowance. She won her maiden race going about 1 1/4 miles Aug. 15, when she survived a stretch-long battle with Clubay to prevail by a half-length.