Channel Maker is this year’s Breeders’ Stakes winner. Rafael Hernandez rode the 8-to-5 favourite to victory in the final jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown at Woodbine Racetrack, taking the lead down the stretch to win the one-and-a-half-mile in 2 minutes 29-point-7 seconds.
Pitcher Rob Phalen got the shutout Sunday in Kings County Baseball League action as the Peakes Bombers blanked Stratford 5-0. Game two of the double header at home then saw the Bombers come back from a 3- 0 deficit to edge the Northside Brewers 4 – 3.
The Blue Jays were on the wrong side of a three-game sweep at Wrigley Field. Alex Avila singled home two runs in the bottom of the 10th as the Chicago Cubs edged Toronto 6-5. The Blue Jays had taken a 5-3 lead in the top of the 10th before Roberto Osuna allowed three runs in the bottom of the frame.
Jackie Bradley Junior tripled in two runs and singled in another to help the Red Sox beat New York 5-1, extending their A-L East lead over the Yankees to five games.
NFL pre-season on Sunday had rookie running back James Conner set up Pittsburgh’s winning fourth-quarter touchdown pass in the Steelers’ 17-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. And in California, the New Orleans Saints beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-7.