CALDER RACE COURSE, Miami, FL
|1||Spice Route (GB)||Margin: nose||BRIS: 95||$60,140|
2004 | Chestnut Gelding | King's Best - Zanzibar (IRE), In the Wings (GB)
Sire: King's Best, Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $324,199. Lifetime: 465 yearlings sold, median $46,932.
Broodmare Sire: In the Wings (GB), Bay, 1986.
Tattersall's October 2005 Yearling Sale, ($87,760).
|2||Soldier's Dancer||Margin: 2||BRIS: 95||$19,400|
2004 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Lost Soldier - Heather's Dancer, Gate Dancer
Sire: Lost Soldier, Bay, 1990. Raced 6 years. 45 starts, 11 wins, $434,089. Lifetime: 129 yearlings sold, median $9,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gate Dancer, Bay, 1981. In 2009: 1.42 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2005 Yearling Sale, ($38,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2004 Mixed Sale, $4,200.
|3||A. P. Magic||Margin: head||BRIS: 92||$9,700|
2004 | Chestnut Horse | A.P. Indy - Magicalmysterycat, Storm Cat
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland 2005 September Yearling Sale, $2,300,000.
Scratched: It's a Bird.
|1||Spice Route (GB)||Javier Castellano||Roger L. Attfield|
|2||Soldier's Dancer||Manoel R. Cruz||David A. Vivian|
|3||A. P. Magic||Eduardo O. Nunez||Alan Benning|
|4||Ballast (IRE)||Jeremy Rose||H. Graham Motion|
|5||Icy Atlantic||Christopher P. DeCarlo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Silver Tree||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|7||Simmard||Robert C. Landry||Roger L. Attfield|
|8||Minister's Joy||Elvis Trujillo||Claude R. McGaughey III|
Eclipse Award-winning sprinter Big Drama, south Florida riding stalwart Eduardo Nunez, and top-five, all-time Calder trainer Dan Hurtak were among the nine new members elected to the Calder Hall of Fame.Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Simmard, a grade II winner by Dixieland Band, will stand in 2013 at Anne Morgan and Tim Little's Mill Creek Farm near Stillwater, N.Y.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Philly Ace closed with a good kick in the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course & Casino, running down 9-5 favorite Hollinger to record his first graded stakes score Nov. 30.Friday, November 30, 2012
Hollinger will find an opportune spot in the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course & Casino, in spite of hauling high weight on the Florida oval's closing day.Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Leading Florida second-crop stallion High Cotton will see his fee rise 50% after leading the state's freshman sire list a year ago, when the 2013 breeding season commences at Ocala Stud.Monday, October 15, 2012
Antonio Francesco's Simmard, who was experiencing his best year of racing, has been retired due to an injury. Breeding plans are undecided.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Two durable campaigners from the Roger Attfield stable engaged in a thrilling stretch-long duel in the Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT), with 10-year-old Musketier emerging on top by a head over 7-year-old Simmard.Sunday, June 24, 2012
Hall of Fame trainer has 2009 and 2011 Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT) winner Musketier and recent Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) victor Simmard for the 1 1/2-mile test on Queen's Plate undercard.Thursday, June 21, 2012
Canadian-based Simmard took the lead at the head of the stretch and held off Joinem to win the $115,200 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) in stakes record time at Churchill Downs May 26.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Simmard was assigned high weight in the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs at 1 1/2 miles May 26, and it's easy to see why.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Phipps Stable's homebred Point of Entry shook clear at the top of the stretch and glided to a 1 1/2-length victory under John Velazquez in the $150,000 Elkhorn (gr. IIT) on closing day at Keeneland April 27.Friday, April 27, 2012
Musketier, a 10-year-old veteran with 45 starts in his remarkable career, will bid for his third consecutive win in the $150,000 Elkhorn Stakes (gr. III) April 27 on closing day at Keeneland.Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Extra distance was the key for James Karp's homebred Newsdad to exact revenge on Simmard, as the son of Arch came from off the pace to win the $150,000 Pan American (gr. IIT) against a short field March 24 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 24, 2012
Simmard and Newsdad, separated by only a nose in the recent Mac Diarmida (gr. IIT), will battle it out once again in the $150,000 Pan American (gr. IIT) March 24 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Fresh after a three-month layoff, Simmard won a terrific stretch duel with favored Newsdad by a nose in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Gulfstream Park turf Feb. 26.Sunday, February 26, 2012
A six-time group/graded stakes winner and a veteran of 44 career starts, 10-year-old Musketier returns for yet another season when he opens up his 2012 campaign in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 26.Thursday, February 23, 2012
Black Rock Stables' Silver Medallion pulled clear in the stretch and coasted home for an easy 1 3/4-length win in the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) on closing day at Calder Casino & Race Course.Friday, December 02, 2011
Trainer Christophe Clement may have the one to beat in the Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) with Brushwood Stable's 4-year-old colt Mr. Ryder following a third-place effort last out in the Oct. 15 Knickerbocker Stakes.Monday, November 28, 2011
Nine-year-old veteran Musketier sat a perfect trip under Luis Saez and held off a late run from a pair of rivals to notch the sixth group/graded stakes score of his career in the $150,000 W. L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT).Saturday, November 26, 2011
While lightly raced this year, four-time grade I winner Winchester has by far the most decorated career heading into the Nov. 26 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.Tuesday, November 22, 2011
British invader Wigmore Hall, guided patiently by jockey Jamie Spencer through an opening along the inside, went on to win the Northern Dancer Turf Presented by Vtech (Can-IT) on the Woodbine turf Sept. 18.Sunday, September 18, 2011
Musketier, given a confident ride by John Velazquez, hooked up with Grassy in the final furlong to prevail by a neck for his second win in the $152,984 Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT) June 26 at Woodbine.Sunday, June 26, 2011
Musketier, fresh off his repeat victory in the Elkhorn Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland, heads a field of 10 in the $100,000 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) May 28 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Prince Will I Am is the lone 3-year-old in a field of 10 turf horses that will go 1 1/2 miles in the $150,000 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT), but still could go off as the favorite.Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Following a ruling by the Circuit Court of Pulaski County, the Estate of Edmund A. Gann has returned the winning purse from the 2009 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II), originally paid to the connections of It's a Bird.Thursday, December 09, 2010