Signature Red

Signature Red switching Ontario stud farms

Michael Burns
Signature Red wins the 2011 Highlander Stakes.

Signature Red, a Grade 2 winner and Canada’s leading freshman sire of 2016, will relocate to Adena Springs North in Aurora, Ontario, for the 2018 breeding season and will stand for an advertised fee of $3,000 Canadian.

The 11-year-old Bernstein horse previously resided at Colebrook Farms Stallion Station in Uxbridge, Ontario, and stood in 2017 for $2,500.

Signature Red has sired two crops of racing age, with 13 winners and progeny earnings of $780,695. His runners are led by stakes winners Signature Spring and Latonka and stakes-placed Red Cabernet.

Woodbine: Signature Red repeats in Highlander Stakes

Michael Burns
Signature Red holds off favored Fiddlers Patriot to win the Grade 2 Highlander Stakes at Woodbine.

ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Signature Red captured the Grade 2, $201,200 Highlander Stakes for the second year in a row on the Queen’s Plate undercard at Woodbine on Sunday.

After a stalking trip under Luis Contreras, Signature Red held off favored Fiddlers Patriot in the final strides to win the six-furlong turf dash by a nose, in a time of 1:09. Heros Reward held on for third, after racing in tight quarters in the stretch under Sheldon Russell.

Woodbine: Signature Red eyes repeat in Highlander Stakes

Michael Burns
Signature Red will be looking to defend his title in Sunday’s Grade 2 Highlander Stakes at Woodbine.

ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Trainer Sid Attard will take two shots at Sunday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Highlander Stakes, when he runs Signature Red and Jungle Wave in the six-furlong turf sprint on the Queen’s Plate undercard at Woodbine.

Signature Red captured last year’s Highlander after pressing the pace, registering a 100 Beyer Speed Figure in his first stakes triumph. He is winless since then, but has hit the board in each of his four most recent outings, all on Polytrack.

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