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FORT ERIE – The Canadian Triple Crown drought has reached 15 years. On Fort Erie Race Track’s signature night, Queen's Plate winner One Bad Boy will look to take the next step toward the elusive Crown last won in 2003 by Wando as the 7-5 favorite in the $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes. All five horses in the small but competitive field that will enter the gate Tuesda…

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FORT ERIE – Wonder Gadot continued to dominate Ontario-bred competition through the first two legs of Canada’s Triple Crown at Fort Erie Race Track on Tuesday evening. What’s up next will be the real test. After enduring a massive downpour Tuesday evening an hour before the big race, the daughter of Medaglia d’Oro sloshed her way to the middle jewel going gate-to-wir…

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FORT ERIE – His first-ever race at the Fort didn’t work out so well for Hall-of-Famer John Velazquez. Two years ago he rode Battery for Todd Pletcher to a fifth-place finish, and he admitted to having “no horse” while walking back to the Fort Erie jocks room. He returns on Tuesday evening to ride the favorite, Wonder Gadot (7-5), in Fort Erie Race Track’s signature race…

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FORT ERIE – It’s the biggest horse race held within shouting distance of downtown Buffalo. In fact it’s less than 2 miles away from U.S. Customs at the Peace Bridge. Fort Erie’s signature horse race, the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, will be held for the 82nd time on Tuesday evening during a twilight card at the border oval. With a half million dollar purse on …