CALDER RACE COURSE, Miami, FL
|1||Twilight Meteor||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: B+||$57,660|
2004 | Chestnut Horse | Smart Strike - One Over Prime, With Approval
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: With Approval, Gray or Roan, 1986.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2005 Select Yearling Sale, $150,000.
Keeneland 2004 November Breeding Stock Sale, $57,000.
|2||Rahy's Attorney||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$18,600|
2004 | Bay Gelding | Crown Attorney - Rahy's Hope, Rahy
Sire: Crown Attorney, Dark Bay or Brown, 1993. Raced 5 years. 49 starts, 8 wins, $993,959. Lifetime: 34 yearlings sold, median $3,231. In 2009: .83 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
|3||Baletti||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B||$9,300|
2004 | Bay Gelding | Gulch - Cullberg Ballet (IRE), Sadler's Wells
Sire: Gulch, Bay, 1984. Raced 3 years. 32 starts, 13 wins, $3,095,521. Lifetime: 509 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: Sadler's Wells, Bay, 1981.
Keeneland 2005 September Yearling Sale, $450,000.
Others: Souper Spectacular, $4,650; Bim Bam, $2,790; Midnight Mischief, $1,000; Pickapocket, $1,000; Rahystrada, $1,000; Allie's Event, $1,000; Never On Sunday (FR), $1,000; El Kingdom, $1,000; Tannersville, $1,000.
|1||Twilight Meteor||Luis Saez||Martin D. Wolfson|
|2||Rahy's Attorney||Edgar S. Prado||Ian Black|
|3||Baletti||Manoel R. Cruz||Angel J. Penna, Jr.|
|4||Souper Spectacular||John R. Velazquez||Seth Benzel|
|5||Bim Bam||Jose L. Alvarez||David R. Brownlee|
|6||Midnight Mischief||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|7||Pickapocket||Jermaine V. Bridgmohan||Martin D. Wolfson|
|8||Rahystrada||Rosemary B. Homeister, Jr.||Byron G. Hughes|
|9||Allie's Event||Carlos Montalvo||Lori A. Smock|
|10||Never On Sunday (FR)||Pablo Fragoso||Patrick L. Biancone|
|11||El Kingdom||Paco Lopez||Edward Plesa, Jr.|
|12||Tannersville||Wilmer Galviz||Henry Collazo|
Optimizer has been a different horse since he moved to the grass, and streaks into the March 30 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds with two graded stakes scores under his girth.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Optimizer hopped at the break of the $150,000 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) but drew clear in the end, earning his second straight victory over the turf at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Optimizer went wire-to-wire in the $125,000 Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Jan. 26 for red-hot Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas, who has won three stakes races in eight days.Saturday, January 26, 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
Stephen Farley trainer of Sincero in Cox Plate.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Trainer Gai Waterhouse has a three-pronged attack for the Sportingbet W. S. Cox Plate (Aus-I), Australia's premier weight-for-age race on Oct. 27 at Moonee Valley Racecourse, led by champions Pierro and More Joyous.Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Roger Attfield, inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame this year, will try to add the Sycamore Stakes to his victory ledger when he sends out 10-year-old Musketier in the $100,000 race for 3-year-olds and older.Monday, October 15, 2012
Millionaires Musketier and Rahystrada, with a combined 10 graded stakes victories between them, head a field of seven turf marathoners entered for the $100,000 Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 18 at Keeneland.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Read the story of Canadian grade I winner Rahy's Attorney, who is being re-trained as a stable pony.Thursday, September 20, 2012
Ioya Bigtime, staked to a loping lead by Jeffrey Sanchez, refused to buckle under relentless pressure from favored Rahystrada to win the $200,000 Kentucky Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) on the grass course at Kentucky Downs Sept. 15.Saturday, September 15, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs this weekend.Friday, September 14, 2012
Third in last month's Arlington Million (gr. IT), Rahystrada will have a little more ground to deal with as he attempts to defend his title in the $200,000 Kentucky Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) Sept. 15 at Kentucky Downs.Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Under a crafty front-running ride from Ramon Dominguez, Little Mike led every step of the way to claim the 30th running of the $1 million Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 18 on the Arlington Park turf.Saturday, August 18, 2012
Join Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk to talk Arlington Million and the rest of racing for the weekend of August 18.Friday, August 17, 2012
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Arlington Million and talk about Millions day.Thursday, August 16, 2012
A field of 11 is set for the 30th running of the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 18 at Arlington Park, with Phipps Stable's Boisterous installed as the 4-1 morning line favorite.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Arlington Million annually draws a star-studded cast of accomplished runners from all over the globe and this year's edition should be no different, as 11 runners were pre-entered.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Robert Courtney Jr.'s Rahystrada, an 8-year-old Rahy gelding, holds off 9-5 favorite Boisterous by a neck July 14 in the $200,000 Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT). Rahystrada won the Arlington Handicap in 2010.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Phipps Stable's Boisterous, third in the Manhattan Handicap on the Belmont Stakes undercard, will carry high weight as he heads a field of 11 turf specialists in $200,000 Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 14.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Turbo Compressor proved once again that speed can be dangerous. The 4-year-old Halo's Image ridgeling, who makes it a habit of being in front, got out to a narrow lead in the Colonial Turf Cup and won.Saturday, June 16, 2012
Eight-year-old Rahystrada defends his title in the Colonial Turf Cup June 16 at Colonial Downs against a full field that includes five horses that ran in last month's Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Juddmonte Farms' homebred Mutual Trust, a group I winner in France last season, headlines a competitive field of 12 in the $125,000 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 21 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Roman Tiger snapped a 13-race losing streak when he snuck through along the rail for jockey Angel Serpa to win the $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT) as a 28-1 shot on the turf Feb. 25.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Duke of Mischief, a lifetime earner of more than $1.7 million who has been soundly defeated in his past three starts, tries the turf in the $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25 at Tampa Bay Downs.Thursday, February 23, 2012