The $100,000 Brave Raj Stakes and $100,000 Foolish Pleasure Stakes at a mile and 70 yards each will give Calder's top 2-year-old prospects their first opportunity to be tested over a distance of ground in a stakes race on Sept. 21.
One should never underestimate the value of a good start. That's what the owner and trainer of Ivanavinalot advise, after seeing their 2-year-old filly dominate the Susan's Girl Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes Saturday at Calder Race Course.
Both the Dr. Fager and Desert Vixen first-round Florida Stallion Stakes divisions for 2-year-olds at Calder Race Course produced mild upsets of favorites and round two comes Saturday in the $125,000 Affirmed and $125,000 Susan's Girl divisions at seven furlongs.
In a pair of thrilling stretch drives to settle the divisions of the Florida Stallion Stakes at Calder Race Course Saturday, Fortunate Card and Lawbook emerged with hard-earned victories.
Heavenly Miss caught favored Crimson and Roses in the stretch to win the $100,000 J.J.'s Dream Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Calder Race Course Saturday.
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