2011 Sovereign Awards: Champion Two-Year-Old Filly Tu Endie Wei
The name “Tu Endie Wei” refers to the Wyandot Indian phrase meaning “the point between two waters” in English. The two-year-old filly of 2011, Tu Endie Wei, made a lot of points, exclamation points that is as she went three for three at Woodbine and easily collected the Sovereign Award for Canada's Champion Two-Year-Old Filly. Owned and bred by Brereton Jones, Tu Endie Wei's name comes about through Jones' interest in the Battle of Point Pleasant, fought between the settler militia of Virginia and the forces of Shawnee Chief Cornstalk on October 10, 1774. Ms. Cornstalk is the dam of Tu Endie Wei as well Jones' Horse of the Year and champion three-year-old filly from 2010, Biofuel. With championship breeding on her side, it was not a surprise that Tu Endie Wei impressed trainer Reade Baker early on in her training. Baker, who lets his horses do the talking in…
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