Driver Ron Pierce took Cedar Dove to the front after a :27.1 opening panel. The pair remained the leader thought splits of :57 and 1:25.3 before scoring the three and three quarter length triumph. Crys Dream (Luc Ouellette) finished second and Oh Sweet Baby (Mario Baillargeon) was third.
The daughter of Andover Hall-Pine For Her, who also won her elimination, now has a lifetime record of 7-5-2 in 21 starts and career earnings of $688,840 for owners Adam Victor And Son Stable of New York and John Fielding of Toronto.
"It has been going on for 10 years now. We have joined up with Ronnie now and then. We have had a lot of luck in the Breeders Crown for the victors and Ronnie and Noel,” said Mike Vand Der Kemp, Noel Daley's assistant trainer."She has had an easy week. She towed a couple of days, trained an easy trip, just make sure she eats and she can do the rest.” She likes to go out in the paddock and her care taker, Marie, does a great job with her.”
Driver Ron Pierce said, "It's very important to keep her relaxed," he continued. She is a little insecure and unsure of herself and everything going on all around her so you just have to keep her relaxed.”