Updated on 09/17/2011 9:46PM

Silver Ticket an easy winner in King Edward

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Fifth Overture wins the $109,200 Sweet Briar Too at Woodbine on Sunday.

ETOBICOKE, Ontario - Saratoga invader Silver Tree was the 4-5 favorite in the $331,800 on Sunday, but it was Woodbine-based Silver Ticket who proved an easy winner of the nine-furlong turf event.

Silver Ticket had a four-wide stalking trip under Todd Kabel, and loomed into serious contention exiting the turn. He hit the front nearing the three-sixteenths pole, and then drew off to win by two and three-quarter lengths, in a final time of 1:47.54 seconds.

After establishing slow fractions, Mobil held on for second. Colorful Judgement finished another head back in third, while Belmont shipper Golden Commander was a close fourth, a neck in front of Silver Tree, who trailed the five-horse field. Rainbows for Luck and Caesarion were scratched.

"We were hoping to get him back off the pace, and he did that," said Kabel. "When I called on him, he just exploded."

Silver Ticket ($11.50) banked $199,080 in the Grade 2 race. He is owned by Sam-Son Farm and trained by Mark Frostad.

* Fifth Overture ($11) notched her first stakes in Sunday's supporting feature, the $109,200 Sweet Briar Too. Robert Landry rode Fifth Overture, who covered seven furlongs on the main track in 1:23.81 seconds.