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All The Time cruises in Crown 2-year-old filly trot
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - by Ray Cotolo, for the Breeders Crown

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Toronto, ON --- The Jimmy Takter-trained All The Time brushed to the lead after a quick quarter set by stablemate Kathy Parker, advancing to a 1:56.2 victory in the $600,000 Breeders Crown 2-year-old filly trot on Saturday (Oct. 24) at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Yannick Gingras drove All The Time to a 1:56.2 victory.

Going :26.4 to the first quarter, Kathy Parker held control while Caprice Hill occupied the pocket. All The Time swiftly pulled first over midway into the first turn and took the lead into the backstretch. By dictating the tempo, All The Time passed the half in :58.

The lone pressure to All The Time came from Dewdle All Day heading to three-quarters, passing that pole in 1:28.2.

All The Time drew away in the stretch from pocket-rider Kathy Parker, who battled for second with Caprice Hill and Haughty in the final stages. Haughty, Caprice Hill, and Womans Will secured the bottom spots to All The Time at the wire.

Paying $4.50 to win, Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld’s homebred All The Time claimed her sixth win in 10 starts this year, earning $442,240. She is by Muscle Hill, out of the Cantab Hall mare Cantab It All, and was driven by Yannick Gingras, who celebrated his 13th career Breeders Crown victory and 12th in the last four years.

“The minute I hit the track tonight, she’s never felt better,” Gingras said. “Jimmy’s (Takter) second trainer told me that he thought she was better than she was last week, and he was right. They did a tremendous job with her in the last three or four weeks to get her where she is today.”

Gingras also said in regards to getting a start over the track that “for the 2-year-olds, I think it matters more than (for) the rest of them. The other horses have probably been here at some point in the past, but for (the freshmen) it definitely helps to get around the racetrack; there’s a different toteboard, different type of things everywhere. She’s a true professional. I don’t think it would have mattered with her.”

Katz said, “This is really fulfilling of all the expectations that Al Libfeld and myself, and Sam (Goldband), and the long journey we’ve had. This is the idea we had many, many years ago, where we would produce champions like this for ourselves, and out of our own broodmare band.”

When asked about All The Time’s future, Katz said that “I really don’t know; she just won a Breeders Crown, and I think we will leave it at that. We’ll talk to Jimmy (Takter) in a day or two and let the dust settle, and see from there.”

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