2011 Sovereign Awards: Champion Older Female – Embur’s Song

A tough and often headstrong filly, Embur's Song has been one of Canada's top older mares competing, for the most part, outside of the country for the last two seasons. In 2011, the Ontario-bred by Unbridled's Song, made enough starts in Canada to qualify for a Sovereign Award. Her two wins, one second and one third record at Woodbine captured her the trophy for top older mare. Bred by Ted Burnett's Josham Farms, Embur's Song was bought by Issam Fares' Fares Farm for $170,000 at the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale from Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent. She is out of the stakes-placed Bold Ruckus mare Embur Sunshine and is a half-sister to stakes winner Ten Flat and two stakes-placed runners. The fleet dark bay did not race as a two-year-old but debuted at Keeneland for trainer Todd Pletcher in the spring of 2010 and won her debut by…

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