Thursday, October 22

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Josie Carroll-trained Curlin’s Voyage captures the Fury Stakes with a furious finish

Josie’s filly was certainly no pussycat in the $125,000 Fury Stakes.The outstanding Josie Carroll-trained chestnut Curlin’s Voyage captured the race on a hot and humid Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack thanks to a magnificent charge in the stretch with Patrick Husbands in the saddle. Curlin’s Voyage passed the high-profile Infinite Patience — co-owned by Edmonton Oilers star Ryan Nugent-Hopkins — while just holding off 65-1 long-shot Justleaveitalone at the wire for owners Hill n Dale Equine Holdings and Windsor Boys Racing.There was a lot of interest in and lot of money bet on Infinite Patience, a bay filly that had won five straight stake races as a two-year-old at Hastings Park in Vancouver, and was never really tested in any of those money-added races. But The Fury Stake...