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Alydeed – A Story of Success

Alydeed is not just known for his prowess on the track, but also as an influential sire on the Canadian horse racing scene.

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By: Lindsay Ward |

Many long time race fans will recognize the name Alydeed as belonging to the dark bay colt who earned his place in Canadian racing history as the winner of the 133rd running of Canada's premier race, the 1992 Queen's Plate. Alydeed won the Plate in spectacular fashion, romping by 11 _ lengths as he ran away from the field in the final quarter mile. The impressive colt won five of 10 starts as a three-year-old including the Derby Trial (GII), the Marine Stakes (GIII), the Plate Trial stakes and the Plate. As a four-year-old, Alydeed won his first three races of the year including the Commonwealth Breeders' Cup Stakes (GII) at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington and the Grade 1 Carter Handicap at New York's Aqueduct Racetrack. Alydeed was bred by the recently deceased Bob Anderson, a past Ontario president of the C.T.H.S. National Office, at Anderson Farms in St.…

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