Wednesday, July 31 2013
Calder Stakes Advance
BACKSEAT MEMORIES AND GRAND TITO HAVE SCORE TO SETTLE AT CALDER
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (July 30, 2013) – When Elena Arocha’s Backseat Memories and Groupo 7C Racing Stable’s Grand Tito face off in this Saturday’s $75,000 Naked Greed Stakes at Calder Casino & Race Course, there will be more on the line for the 3-year-old colts than just the stakes score.
Tuesday, July 02 2013
Calder Barn Notes
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (July 1, 2013) – Summit of Speed contenders lit up the official workout tab at Calder Casino & Race Course over the weekend in their final preparations for the top stakes action to be held at Calder on Saturday, July 6.
Wednesday, June 19 2013
TALENTED 2-YEAR-OLDS TO MAKE STAKES DEBUTS
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (June 18, 2013) – Multiple 2-year-olds who broke their maidens in their first career races look to earn their first career stakes victories in the $100,000 J J’s Dream Stakes and the $100,000 Frank Gomez Memorial Stakes, to be held on Saturday, June 22, at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Wednesday, June 05 2013
Calder Stakes Advance
SUMMIT PREVIEW ATTRACTS EXPERIENCED CROWD
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (June 4, 2013) – The Summit Preview, which consists of four stakes races run at 6 furlongs each that are held one month prior to the Summit of Speed, drew an experienced set of runners for Saturday, June 8, at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Monday, May 27 2013
Calder Stakes Recap
CSABA WINS MEMORIAL HANDICAP BY TWO LENGTHS
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (May 26, 2013) – Bruce Hollander and Cary Shapoff’s Csaba returned to his winning ways Saturday, taking the $75,000 Memorial Handicap at Calder Casino and Race Course by two lengths and earning his sixth career stakes victory.
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.