CALDER RACE COURSE, Miami, FL
|1||Indiano||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A+||$124,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Indian Charlie - Separata (CHI), Sam M.
Sire: Indian Charlie, Bay, 1995. Raced 2 years. 5 starts, 4 wins, $616,120. Lifetime: 502 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Sam M., Chestnut, 1981. In 2009: 1.91 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $25,000.
|2||Smash||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: C+||$40,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Smart Strike - Dixie Holiday, Dixieland Band
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $400,000.
|3||Cal Nation||Margin: 11¾||TrueNicks: A||$20,000|
2008 | Bay Ridgling | Distorted Humor - She's a Winner, A.P. Indy
Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 8 wins, $769,964. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($335,000).
Scratched: Close It Out.
|1||Indiano||Luis Saez||Martin D. Wolfson|
|2||Smash||Mike E. Smith||Bob Baffert|
|3||Cal Nation||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Silver Cloud||Luis Jurado||Jason DaCosta|
|5||Bulaga||Cornelio H. Velasquez||David Fawkes|
While Comma to the Top registered his biggest win in the 2010 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the Bwana Charlie gelding has placed in three straight graded stakes, including a clear victory in the Daytona Stakes to close out 2012Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Stud El Aguila's Indiano turned the tables on Action Andy with a strong outside rally to take the $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Dec. 29.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Robert Gerczak's Action Andy and Stud El Aguila's Indiano are headed for a rematch in the $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 29 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Grade I winners Comma to the Top and Smiling Tiger tackle four entrants from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, making for an intriguing Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 29, 2012
My Pal Chrisy and Bad Debt were repeat winners in the Florida Million at Calder Casino & Race Course Nov. 10, while Cash Rules led all the way to capture the $150,000 Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Kentucky's WinStar Farm and Maryland's Country Life Farm (owned by Josh and Mike Pons) have reached a co-ownership agreement to stand WinStar's homebred colt Cal Nation at the Pons' Merryland Farm near Hydes, Md., in 2013.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Gantry remained perfect at six furlongs, winning his sixth straight at that distance and winning easily in the Smile Sprint after a third to monsters Shackleford and Amazombie at Churchill Downs.Saturday, July 07, 2012
Fort Loudon, a Calder Race Course specialist, wrested the lead from favored Trinniberg and prevailed by a neck to take the gr. III Carry Back Stakes July 7.Saturday, July 07, 2012
Shivananda Racing's Trinniberg, who has returned to sprinting after a dismal effort in the Kentucky Derby, could be trying for his fourth graded stakes win if he takes on six foes in the Carry Back at Calder.Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Trinniberg, Field Commission, and Gantry are highweighted trio in the six-furlong Smile Sprint (gr. II), the $400,000 highlight of Calder Race Course and Casino's Summit of Speed card July 7.Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Despite stumbling badly at the break and being rushed up into contention, Donald Dizney's homebred Apriority ran down pacesetter Zero Rate Policy to win the Mr. Prospector Stakes (gr. III) by a nose Dec. 31 at Gulfstream.Saturday, December 31, 2011
Grade I winner Capt. Candyman Can, sidelined since June, returns to action in the $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (gr. III) as Gulfstream Park rings out the year Dec. 31.Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Tom, Ian and Les from Twinspires.com handicap the Malibu Stakes on opening day of the Santa Anita winter/spring meet.Thursday, December 22, 2011
There aren't many grade I races in California that Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert hasn't won, but the Malibu Stakes is one of them. He'll take a mighty whack this year with four entrants, including The Factor.Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Royal Currier, sent off at odds of nearly 19-1, clocked a track record for six furlongs at Philadelphia's Parx Racing Sept. 24 while winning the $250,000 Gallant Bob Stakes by 3 3/4 lengths.Sunday, September 25, 2011
A well-matched stakes undercard featuring a pair of grade III events and two other races worth $100,000 apiece supports the WinStar Kentucky Cup in its return to Turfway Park Sept. 24 after a one-year absence.Thursday, September 22, 2011
Indiano, last year's champion 2-year-old in Panama, earned his first U.S. graded stakes victory with a decisive win in the Carry Back (gr. II) July 9 at Calder. One race earlier, Devilish Lady captured the Azalea Stakes.Saturday, July 09, 2011
Smash, Cal Nation ship in to take on locals Close It Out, Indiano, and the wild card Bulaga in the $200,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. II) during Calder's July 9 Summit of Speed.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
After giving way in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) in his most recent start, Flashpoint returns to sprinting in the $150,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park July 3.Thursday, June 30, 2011
Three-year-olds Awesome Patriot, Coil, Jaycito, Smash, The Factor, and Uncle Sam could all be major players for Bob Baffert during the second half of the 2011 season.Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Adios Charlie, passed in the stretch by Justin Phillip, re-broke along the inside to win the $150,000 Jerome Stakes (gr. II) going away on a sloppy track at rainy Aqueduct April 23.Saturday, April 23, 2011
Trainer Todd Pletcher will send out Cal Nation, another top colt from his deep stable of 3-year-olds, to battle Astrology in the $150,000 Jerome Stakes (gr. II) April 23 at Aqueduct.Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Travelin Man, in just the third start of his career for trainer Todd Pletcher, easily put away his four rivals to register a convincing two-length win in the $147,000 Swale Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park April 3.Sunday, April 03, 2011
Without Flashpoint, the $150,000 Swale (gr. II) drew a wide-open field of six 3-year-old sprinters April 3 at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, March 31, 2011
WinStar Farm's promising 3-year-old homebred colt Cal Nation will point for the Jerome Handicap (gr. II) with a possible eye toward the May 21 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), according to racing manager Elliott Walden.Thursday, March 24, 2011