CALDER RACE COURSE, Miami, FL
|1||Big Drama||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B+||$201,810|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Montbrook - Riveting Drama, Notebook
Sire: Montbrook , Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 1 years. 8 starts, 5 wins, $373,728. Lifetime: 253 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Notebook, Bay, 1985.
|2||Mambo Meister||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: A||$65,100|
2005 | Bay Gelding | King Cugat - Bleu'slittlesecret, Desert Secret (IRE)
Sire: King Cugat, Bay, 1997. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 7 wins, $1,293,782. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $7,851.
Broodmare Sire: Desert Secret (IRE), Bay, 1990. In 2009: .58 AEI.
|3||How's Your Halo||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A+||$32,550|
2003 | Bay Horse | Halo's Image - Say How You Feel, Little Current
Sire: Halo's Image, Dark Bay or Brown, 1991. Raced 5 years. 26 starts, 9 wins, $549,891. Lifetime: 162 yearlings sold, median $12,750.
Broodmare Sire: Little Current, Chestnut, 1971.
Others: Taqarub, $16,275; Snapshot, $9,765; Congressional Page, $3,500; Causeway's Kin, $3,500; Sincero, $3,500; Not for Silver, $3,500; Gato Go Win, $3,500; Golden Spikes, $3,500; Go Go Shoot, $3,500.
Scratched: Rusty Charlie.
|1||Big Drama||Eibar Coa||David Fawkes|
|2||Mambo Meister||Manoel R. Cruz||Philip A. Gleaves|
|3||How's Your Halo||Juan C. Leyva||Brian Prichard|
|4||Taqarub||Edgar S. Prado||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|5||Snapshot||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|6||Congressional Page||Robby Albarado||Michael J. Trombetta|
|7||Causeway's Kin||Julien R. Leparoux||Martin D. Wolfson|
|8||Sincero||Jeffrey Sanchez||Manuel J. Azpurua|
|9||Not for Silver||Julian Pimentel||Michael J. Trombetta|
|10||Gato Go Win||Luis Saez||Joseph C. Catanese, III|
|11||Golden Spikes||Elvis Trujillo||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|12||Go Go Shoot||David Cohen||Todd A. Pletcher|
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
Stakes winner Causeway's Kin was represented by his first reported foal when a filly was born Jan. 30 at Stonewall Farm Ocala in Ocala, Fla.Friday, February 01, 2013
Champion sprinter Big Drama was represented by his first foal when a filly produced from multiple stakes winner Bucky's Prayer (by Meadow Prayer) was born Jan. 11 at Hal Queen Farm near Ocala, Fla.Friday, January 11, 2013
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
Trinniberg will run in the $150,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. III) at Calder Casino & Race Course July 7 rather than in the Florida oval's $400,000 Smile Sprint Handicap (gr. II) the same day, his owner said July 6.Friday, July 06, 2012
Monmouth Park opens this Saturday, May 12, with a 12-race program attracting a total of 117 entries.Wednesday, May 09, 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
General Quarters, a two-time grade I winner, will enter stud at Stonewall Farm Ocala (Marc Haisfield, managing member) near Ocala, Fla.Thursday, January 12, 2012
The Fort Lauderdale Stakes (gr. IIIT) not only drew a full field, but many of the entrants are recognizable names with both turf and dirt experience. It should make for an interesting race, as a field of 12 will do battle.Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Making his stakes debut, career claimer Jimanator outdueled odds-on favorite Mambo Meister to win the $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 26 at Calder Casino & Race Course.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
Mambo Meister, who got upended two races back in the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, will try for his third stakes win this year at Calder Race Course when he takes on seven rivals in the Fred W. Hooper Handicap.Monday, November 21, 2011
Harold Queen's homebred champion sprinter Big Drama will enter stud in 2012 for $10,000 at Stonewall Farm near Ocala, Fla.Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Florida breeder/owner Harold Queen has retired his homebred Eclipse Award winner and Breeders' Cup winner Big Drama.Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Trainer David Fawkes has two for the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I): last year's winner Big Drama and Apriority.Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Harold Queen's homebred Big Drama was made the 5-2 morning line favorite to repeat in the Nov. 5 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). He'll break from post 8 in a field of 9.Monday, October 31, 2011
Breeders' Cup World Championships week began Oct. 31 at Churchill Downs with more than a dozen contenders going through their final exercise regimens.Monday, October 31, 2011
Jon and Joel take a first look at the Pre-Entries, focusing on the Filly & Mare Turf, the Sprint, the Turf, the Dirt Mile, the Mile, the Ladies' Classic, and the Classic. Brought to you by Taylor Made Stallions.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Last year's Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Big Drama breezed a bullet five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 at Calder Casino & Race Course Oct. 22. Stablemate Apriority worked in company in 1:00 4/5.Saturday, October 22, 2011
Trainer Steve Farley talks about Cox Plate entrant Sincero.Friday, October 21, 2011
Returned to the stakes calendar at Laurel Park after a one-year hiatus, the $150,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash drew a field of 10, led by two-time grade III winner Ravalo.Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Bonnie Heath Farm's homebred Mad Flatter won the $100,000 Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III) for the second straight year when he held off Mambo Meister by a length Oct. 15 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Saturday, October 15, 2011
Harold Queen's Florida homebred Big Drama worked six furlongs at Calder Casino & Race Oct. 15 between the third and fourth race.Saturday, October 15, 2011
Mad Flatter and Mambo Meister, the winners of the last two editions of the $100,000 Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III), will face off again in the 1 1/16-mile race Oct. 15 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Tuesday, October 11, 2011