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Mighty Heart captures $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes to move closer to Triple Crown

FORT ERIE, Ont. — Mighty Heart passed Clayton in deep stretch to capture the $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes on Tuesday.

Mighty Heart, the 6/5 favourite, stood third coming off the final turn behind Clayton and Dotted Line before coming on to win the 1 3/16-mile dirt race in 1:55.2 before no spectators at Fort Erie Racetrack.

Mighty Heart, the Queen’s Plate winner, can contest for the OLG Canadian Triple Crown in the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, slated for Oct. 24 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Clayton finished second in the nine-horse field with Dotted Line third.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 29, 2020.

The Canadian Press

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