11/15/2003 12:00AM

Judiths Wild Rush now 3 for 3


ETOBICOKE, Ontario - Judiths Wild Rush ($11.50) stamped himself as a serious contender for the Sovereign Award as Canada's champion 2-year-old with a powerful victory in Saturday's $135,625 Display Stakes at Woodbine.

Begborrowanddeal set quick fractions of 22.93 and 46.63 seconds in the 1 1/16-mile race, as Judiths Wild Rush stalked in second under jockey Dino Luciani. Judiths Wild Rush blew by the front-runner heading into the far turn, through three-quarters in 1:11.82, and cruised home on top by 10 lengths over favored Smoocher.

"He was dragging me on the bridle the whole trip," said Luciani. "I was trying to slow him down, and I thought I was [moving] too early, but I had a lot of horse, and he just kept running."

Judiths Wild Rush, now unbeaten in three starts, earned $81,375 for Tenenbaum Racing Stable and trainer Scott Fairlie.

Begborrowanddeal finished 21 lengths behind Judiths Wild Rush in third. Third Sacker and A Bit O'Gold completed the order of finish. Stone Rain was scratched.