Tricky Tooshie

Hall of Fame Inductee, 2019

Standardbred

Tricky Tooshie was bred and owned during her racing career by Laurent Bergevin of Québec.  Trainers included her co-breeder Jean L. Deblois, followed by Rick Zeron and then Linda Bedard.  As a two-year-old she raced in Québec where she dominated the Québec Sires Stakes,  was the divisional leader and won the $197,000 Coupe des Eleveurs final at Blue Bonnets in a track record 1:55.1.  As a sophomore she once again dominated her division in Québec.  After a second place finish in her first start, she then reeled off 15 consecutive wins including the $177,000 Coupe des Eleveurs and several Québec Sires Stakes.  She won 15 of 17 races at six different tracks, almost $300,000 in purses and was a finalist in her division for an O’Brien Award.  In seven years of racing she made 142 starts for a 44-29-24 record, posted a mark of 1:52.1 at Woodbine Racetrack and earned $1,005,566, becoming the first Canadian-sired mare to reach $1 million in earnings.  As a broodmare, 11 of her 13 foals made it to the races to earn over $3 million for average earnings per starter of $284,441.  Her richest foal was True North Hanover, a winner of $732,912.