CALDER RACE COURSE, Miami, FL
|1||Too Many Toyz||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: C||$120,000|
2003 | Bay Horse | Northern Afleet - Katy's Kitten, Personal Hope
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Personal Hope, Bay, 1990.
|2||It's a Bird||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B||$40,000|
2003 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Birdonthewire - Faithful City, Hooched
Sire: Birdonthewire, Bay, 1989. Raced 5 years. 31 starts, 10 wins, $541,752. Lifetime: 91 yearlings sold, median $5,500. In 2009: 1.24 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Hooched, Dark Bay or Brown, 1982.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $1,000.
|3||Dream Maestro||Margin: 6½||TrueNicks: D||$22,000|
2005 | Chestnut Gelding | Concerto - Kitty Dehere, Dehere
Sire: Concerto, Chestnut, 1994. Raced 3 years. 21 starts, 10 wins, $1,308,118. Lifetime: 75 yearlings sold, median $7,500.
Broodmare Sire: Dehere, Bay, 1991.
Ocala Breeders Sales Company 2007 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $72,000.
|1||Too Many Toyz||Carlos Olivero||Luis Olivares|
|2||It's a Bird||Julien R. Leparoux||Martin D. Wolfson|
|3||Dream Maestro||Manoel R. Cruz||William A. Kaplan|
|4||Pound Foolish||Luis Saez||Emanuel Tortora|
|5||Hal's My Hope||Jose Alberto Rivera II||Barry R. Rose|
|6||Imawildandcrazyguy||Eibar Coa||William A. Kaplan|
|7||Temo's Dream||Joe Bravo||William A. Kaplan|
P and G Stables and Off The Hook Racing's Turbo Compressor, one of four 3-year-olds in the six-horse field, took the lead from the start and cruised to victory in the $150,000 Carl G. Rose Classic on Florida Millions Day.Saturday, November 12, 2011
Longshot Tackleberry wins the Sunshine Millions Classic by 2 1/4 lengths; odds-on favorite First Dude fourth.Saturday, January 29, 2011
Morning Line, who last came into his own during the second half of his 3-year-old campaign and is expected to be one of the top older horses in 2011, makes his season debut in the Hal's Hope Stakes Jan. 8 at Gulfstream.Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Tackleberry, who set the pace but relinquished his lead to longshot Dream Maestro, fought back in deep stretch and nipped his rival by a nose in a thrilling finish of the Fred Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Dec. 11 at Calder.Saturday, December 11, 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
Calder Casino & Race Course will hold its annual Florida Million Nov. 13, with eight stakes races for Florida-breds.Thursday, November 11, 2010
Mambo Meister, fresh off a graded stakes win at Calder Casino and Race Course, heads a field of six in the May 31 Memorial Day Handicap (gr. III) at Calder for 3-year-olds and up.Friday, May 28, 2010
Edmund Gann's 4-year-old colt rallies from last early to win seven-furlong Kenny Noe Jr. Handicap (gr. III).Saturday, December 26, 2009
Veteran campaigners Presious Passion and Cloudy's Knight, a pair of grade I winners who starred in last month's Breeders' Cup races, meet in the $150,000 W.L. McKnight Handicap at Calder.Wednesday, December 23, 2009
This Ones for Phil embarks on what trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. hopes is a top sprint division campaign in 2010 as the likely choice in the Kenny Noe Jr. Handicap (gr. III) at Calder Race Course and Casino Dec. 26.Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Too Many Toyz outfought 7-10 favorite It's a Bird to win the $200,000 Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap in the finale of the $1.2 million Florida Million program at Calder Casino & Race Course Nov. 14. Other big winners included Soldier's Dancer and Sweet Repent.Saturday, November 14, 2009
Multiple graded stakes winner It's a Bird returns to Florida for the first time since taking the Sunshine Millions Classic in January as the 122-pound high weight in the $200,000 Carl G. Rose Classic, the co-main event in the annual Florida Million program for state-breds at Calder Casino & Race Course Nov. 14.Wednesday, November 11, 2009
A solid field of nine was entered for the $300,000 Meadowlands Cup (gr. II) Oct. 16. They have banked nearly $5 million and have eight graded victories amongst them.Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Marty Wolfson, who saddled Edmund Gann's It's a Bird in last year's Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III), appears to have the solid favorite in the 2009 renewal with Gann's 4-year-old Motovato, a winner of three of four starts at the Calder Race Course meet.Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Jason, Tom, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Woodward Stakes (gr. I). Plus picks for the Forego (gr. I).Thursday, September 03, 2009
Please note the following analysis was written by someone with a glass-is-half-empty mentality and is not meant to frighten, upset, or antagonize Rachel Alexandra fans and zealots. So, read at your own risk.Wednesday, September 02, 2009
On Sept. 5 at Saratoga, Rachel Alexandra will seek history when trying to become the first female to win the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) -- a feat that would almost certainly lock up Horse of the Year honors and stamp the 3-year-old as one of the best fillies of all time.Wednesday, September 02, 2009
An attorney for Edmund Gann said the owner will appeal a July 21 decision by the Arkansas Racing Commission disqualifying It's a Bird from his victory in the April 4 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) after the horse tested positive for the prohibited substance naproxen, an anti-inflammatory medication.Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Jason, Evan, and special guest Les Instone of Twinspires.com preview the Suburban (gr. II) at Belmont Park on July 4.Thursday, July 02, 2009
Edmund Gann's It's a Bird, winner of consecutive graded stakes and three of his last four overall, will try to continue his top form when facing nine rivals in the $400,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. II) July 4 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, July 01, 2009
It's a Bird, winner of the Lone Star Handicap (gr. III) on Memorial Day, could lose the purse from his April 4 victory in the Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) as the result of a positive test for the prohibited substance naproxen, an anti-inflammatory medication.Wednesday, May 27, 2009
It's a Bird won a stirring stretch battle by a head over Jonesboro in the $400,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III), the headline event on a stakes-packed Memorial Day program at the Grand Prairie, Texas, track May 25.Monday, May 25, 2009
It's a Bird, a romping six-length winner of the Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) last month, leads a veteran field in the $400,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III), the headline event of a stakes-loaded program on Memorial Day at Grand Prairie, Texas.Saturday, May 23, 2009
Six horses coming out of the April 25 Sumter Stakes will make up the field for the $100,000 Memorial Day Handicap (gr. III), a 1 1/16-mile route on the dirt May 25 at Calder Race Course.Friday, May 22, 2009
Back on the fast track he prefers, the Florida shipper It's a Bird swept past pacemaker Jonesboro on the turn for home and left his rivals in the dust, romping to a six-length victory in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) April 4 in Hot Springs, Ark.Saturday, April 04, 2009