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Attfield eyes another Queen's Plate win

Trainer Roger Attfield took a giant step toward what could be a record ninth Queen’s Plate victory last Sunday when he sent out Check Your Soul for a convincing 3 1/4-length victory in the 1 1/8-mile Plate Trial.

Five of Attfield’s seven previous Plate Trial victors went on to double up in the 1 1/4-mile Queen’s Plate, with the most recent being Not Bourbon in 2008.

And while Check Your Soul would appear to be in a very good position to go down that road, he entered his sophomore campaign as an unknown and his rise has been little short of meteoric.

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