Thursday, May 23 2013
Calder Barn Notes
RULE NUMBER SIX LOOKS TO GROW IN MEMORIAL HANDICAP
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (May 23, 2013) – Emmy Gaffney and Jessica Savin’s Rule Number Six may be the smallest horse in size in trainer Ronald Gaffney’s barn, but his career success has grown exponentially and has become the stable star among Gaffney’s horses at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Wednesday, May 22 2013
CSABA, DUCDUC SET FOR CALDER REMATCH IN MEMORIAL HANDICAP
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (May 22, 2013) – Bruce Hollander and Cary Shapoff’s Csaba and Shivananda Racing’s Ducduc have a score to settle with each other in Saturday’s $75,000 Memorial Handicap at Calder Casino and Race Course.
Saturday, May 04 2013
MEGAMOVE SEEKS FIRST STAKES SCORE IN SUMTER
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (May 3, 2013) – Centaur Farms, Inc.’s Megamove, a rapidly developing 4-year-old that has won three of his last six starts, will step up to stakes company for the first time in his career when starting in the $55,000 Sumter Stakes at Calder Casino & Race Course on Saturday.
Thursday, May 02 2013
AWESOME BELLE RETURNS FOR MAIRZY DOATES
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (May 1, 2013) – Jacks or Better Farm, Inc.’s Awesome Belle, a Florida Stallion Stakes winner in 2011 that captured four stakes at Calder during her 2012 campaign, returns to her south Florida home after a three-race winter stopover in Tampa to start in Saturday’s $55,000 Mairzy Doates, run over 1 1/16 miles of turf.
Saturday, April 27 2013
CITY OF WESTON RUNS DOWN BRAVE DAVE TO WIN BIG DRAMA STAKES
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 27, 2013) – After prevailing just once in the first 13 starts of his career, Cloud Nine Lumoni’s City of Weston continued a trend of recent success when visiting the winner’s circle for the third straight time after running down favored Brave Dave in the final yards of the $55,000 Big Drama Stakes at Calder Casino & Race Course on Saturday.
Friday, April 26 2013
ITSMYLUCKDAY DEPARTS FOR CHURCHILL DOWNS
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 26, 2013) – Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday, winner of the Foolish Pleasure Stakes and the Fasig-Tipton Dash at Calder Casino & Race Course in 2012 and a leading contender for this year’s Kentucky Derby off his second-place finish in the Grade 1 Florida Derby, cleared the Calder stable gate at approximately 5 p.m. Friday aboard a Brook Ledge van bound for Louisville where he will start in this year’s ‘Run for the Roses’ on May 4.
Thursday, April 25 2013
BRAVE DAVE RETURNS FOR $55,000 BIG DRAMA STAKES
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 24, 2013) – David Melin and Laurie Plesa’s Brave Dave, a two-time stakes winner at Calder Casino & Race Course last year that also prevailed in the Grade 3 Sapling at Monmouth Park, headlines a field of 10 sprinting sophomores that will gather for Saturday’s $55,000 Big Drama Stakes.
Saturday, April 20 2013
SUMMER FRONT ENJOYS SUCCESS IN GRADE 3 MIAMI MILE
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 20, 2013) – A promising colt early in his career when winning five of his first seven starts, including the Grade 3 Hill Prince, Waterford Stable’s took the first steps towards what could be a successful 4-year-old season when a 1 ½-length winner of the Grade 3 Miami Mile Handicap at Calder Casino & Race Course on Saturday, covering the eight-furlong trip in 1:35.31 over a turf course listed as good.
Friday, April 19 2013
MUCHO MAS MACHO LOOKS FOR MORE IN MIAMI MILE
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 19, 2013) – Trainer Henry Collazo will look to duplicate the graded stakes success enjoyed by Signal Hill Farms’ Mucho Mas Macho, the 41-1 upset winner of the Grade 2 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes in January, when starting in Saturday’s Grade 3 Miami Mile Handicap at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Thursday, April 18 2013
Calder Barn Notes
ITSMYLUCKYDAY WORKS; ASSISTANT PEREZ PREPARES FOR LOUISVILLE
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 18, 2013) – Kentucky Derby hopeful Itsmyluckyday put forth what is likely his penultimate workout before shipping to Louisville, covering one mile in 1:43.20 over a fast track at Calder Casino & Race Course on Thursday. The Eddie Plesa, Jr.-trained colt is tentatively scheduled to breeze one more time before departing next week.
Wednesday, April 17 2013
Calder Barn Notes
ECLIPSE AWARD WINNER TRINNIBERG BACK ON CALDER WORK TAB
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 17, 2013) – Shivananda Racing’s Eclipse Award champion sprinter Trinniberg, winner of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Sprint, put in his first recorded workout since returning from Dubai, where he finished 11th in the $2 million Golden Shaheen, covering five furlongs in 1:02.40 over a fast track at Calder Casino & Race Course Wednesday morning.
Calder Stakes Advance
SUMMER FRONT SEEKS FIRST SEASONAL SCORE IN GRADE 3 MIAMI MILE
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 17, 2013) – Waterford Stable’s Summer Front, third in last year’s Grade 1 Jamaica Handicap and Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes, will look to secure his first victory since taking the $100,000 Duluth Stakes at Saratoga last summer when starting in the $100,000 Grade 3 Miami Mile Handicap at Calder Casino & Race Course on Saturday.