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Imperial Choice

Imperial Choice
Sire Gregorian
Dam Your My Choice
Grandsire Graustark
Damsire Barachois
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1982
Country Canada
Color Dark Bay/Brown
Breeder E. P. Taylor
Owner Sam-Son Farm
Trainer Jim Day
Record 13: 8-3-0
Earnings $586,628
Summary
Imperial Choice is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Your My Choice by Gregorian. He was born around 1982 in Canada, and was bred by E. P. Taylor.
Major wins

British Columbia Derby (1985)
Alberta Derby Stakes (1985)
Plate Trial Stakes (1985)
Toronto Cup Handicap (1985)

Canadian Classic Race wins:
Prince of Wales Stakes (1985)
Awards
Canadian Champion 3-Year-Old Male Horse (1985)
Canadian Champion Champion Male Turf Horse (1985)
Canadian Horse of the Year (1985)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on August 1, 2008

Imperial Choice (foaled 1982 in Ontario) is a Canadian Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by E. P. Taylor at his Windfields Farm, his dam was Your My Choice, whose sire Barachois was a son of the 20th Century's most important sire, Northern Dancer. His sire was Gregorian, a son of the outstanding runner Graustark whose career was cut short by injury.

In a year when Imperuial Choice won major Canadian races in British Columbia, Albeerta, and Ontario, he ran second in both the 1985 Queen's Plate and the Breeders' Stakes at Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack but in between, won the Prince of Wales Stakes at the Fort Erie Racetrack. Imperial Choice's performances earned him the 1985 Sovereign Award for Champion 3-Year-Old Male Horse, the Sovereign Award for Champion Male Turf Horse, and Canadian Horse of the Year honors.

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