Updated on 09/17/2011 10:49PM

Top Ten List wins turf debut

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Top Ten List wins the $166,350 Ontario Damsel Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday.

ETOBICOKE, Ontario - Top Ten List made her turf debut a winning one Sunday at Woodbine, taking the $166,350 Ontario Damsel Stakes in front-running style under apprentice Corey Fraser.

Top Ten List recorded splits of :21.98 and :45.10 seconds in the six and a half-furlong event, while being stalked by 3-5 favorite See the Wind. Fraser dropped his whip early in the stretch, but managed to coax Top Ten List home on top by a length, in a final time of 1:15.75.

See the Wind held second, finishing a length and a half clear of Simply Lovely, last year's Canadian champion 2-year-old filly. Top Ten List and Simply Lovely are both daughters of Bold Executive trained by Bob Tiller.

"She was very comfortable out there," said Fraser. "I put my hands down and let her relax, and she went on from there. The fractions surprised me, but the turf seems a bit hard."

Top Ten List ($25.50) earned $99,090 in her first stakes success. Frank DiGiulio Jr. owns her in partnership with Tiller, who won two races on the card.