Strait of Dover wins Queen’s Plate



TORONTO (AP) — Strait of Dover won the $1 million Queen’s Plate on Sunday at Woodbine, beating filly Irish Mission by 1 1/4 lengths in the first leg of the Canadian triple crown.

Ridden by Justin Stein, Strait of Dover led from start to finish, running 1 1/4 miles in 2:01.99 in a light rain to break the polytrack record at Woodbine.

Strait of Dover paid $9.60, $5.80 and $4.30, Irish Mission returned $8.40 and $6.20, and Dixie Strike paid $5.50 to show.