Summer Front used his usual come-from-behind tactics as he charged down the stretch on the outside and prevailed over front-runner El Commodore in the April 20 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|All Knight||Rohan Crichton||
|Argentine Tango||Stanley I. Gold||
|Bellefire||Leo Azpurua, Jr.||
|Dreaming of Danny||Aubrey A. Maragh||
|El Romano||Thomas R. Schell||
|Empire Builder||Luis Duco||
|Harrison Bay||Stanley I. Gold||
|Kings Over||Peter R. Walder||
|Mr. Espresso||William P. White||
|Musical Flair||Giuseppe Brandonisio||
Summer Front, third in last year's Jamaica Handicap and Secretariat Stakes (both gr. IT), makes his second start of 2013 in the $100,000 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Calder Casino & Race Course.
King T. Leatherbury's homebred gelding Ben's Cat was named 2012 Maryland-bred Horse of the Year in the annual poll conducted by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.
Brigand, shipped to Laurel Park from New York by trainer Bob Baffert, responded with a front-running one-length victory in the $104,000 City of Laurel Stakes Dec. 8.
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.
The Claiming Crown comes to Gulfstream Park for the south Florida oval's season opener Dec. 1, and local horsemen have responded enthusiastically with 97 entrants in the seven-race series worth a total of $850,000 in purses.
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.
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.
If Jonathan Sheppard could ever get Ever So Lucky started, he might find out if the colt is a legitimate Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contender. Hopefully, he will finally get a chance March 10 in the $150,000 Swale (gr. III).
Howe Great registered a front-running victory in the $100,000 Kitten's Joy Stakes to cap a big week for Team Valor International and trainer Graham Motion, who also started runner-up Lucky Chappy at Gulfstream Park Jan. 21.
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