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Calhoun, Baze Highlight 11th Claiming Crown

Calhoun, Baze Highlight 11th Claiming Crown

Trainer Bret Calhoun will be on hand July 25 when Antrim County receives the 2008 National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association "Claimer of the Year" award. A couple of hours later, he'll saddle the 6-year-old gelding for the $150,000 Claiming Crown Jewel at Canterbury Park in suburban Minneapolis.

Father Time, Times Two

There have been instances over the years with horses bred in different countries having the same name. But not often have the two won on the same day, and in this case, the same race number.

Storm Mesa Retired

Storm Mesa Retired

Storm Mesa, a grade II-winning daughter of Sky Mesa, has been retired from racing because of a fractured sesamoid in her right front leg.

Storm Mesa Wins San Clemente in Turf Bow

Storm Mesa Wins San Clemente in Turf Bow

It seems that no matter what they throw at the vastly improving Storm Mesa, she can handle it. In her latest test, the daughter of Sky Mesa was shipped to Del Mar for her turf debut July 26, and in spite of an eventful trip, she rallied past pacesetter Misty Ocean and Tasha's Miracle to win the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) for her fifth consecutive triumph.

Be a Resident, Wrenice Take Texas Stallion Divisions

Two-year-old gelding Be a Resident fought off several challengers and remained unbeaten in three starts with a 1 ΒΌ-length victory over Holy Mission in the Staunch Avenger Division of the $125,000 Texas Stallion Stakes at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas on Saturday.

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