Keyword: Calder Race Course

  • THS: Calder Summit of Speed

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak take a look at Calder's Summit of Speed race card. They handicap the Smile Sprint Handicap and the Princess Rooney Handicap. Will Jackson Bend be able to handle the talented Trinniberg?

  • Calder Racecourse

    Calder Exec Comments on New Shipping Policy

    Calder Casino & Race Course provided more details on its ban on the return of shippers that race at Gulfstream Park June 29, and several trainers responded by making plans to move their stables cross-town to Gulfstream.

  • Charlie Camac, Racing Official, Dies at 78

    Charles "Charlie" Camac, starter and steward at tracks in Florida and New Jersey for five decades, died May 26 at his home in Williston, Fl. He was 78.

  • My Pal Chrisy wins the 2012 Elmer Heubeck Distaff Handicap.

    Calder, Gulfstream Fail to Resolve Date Fight

    Gulfstream Park and Calder Casino & Race Course apparently have failed to strike a deal on racing dates, meaning they could race head-to-head on all Saturdays and Sundays during the year beginning July 1.

  • Csaba won the Tropical Park Derby by 14 lengths on Oct. 13.

    Csaba Looks for Another Calder Stakes Win

    After rolling to victory in the Tropical Park Derby on Oct. 13 at Calder Race Course, Csaba will try to keep the ball rolling when he faces an expected five rivals in the Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III).

  • Musical Romance

    Breeders' Cup Works Heat Up at Santa Anita

    Fans at Santa Anita's Clockers' Corner had plenty of action on the morning of Oct. 25 as 10 horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup breezed. At Calder, defending Filly & Mare Sprint winner Musical Romance worked five furlongs.

  • Gantry dominates the Smile Sprint Handicap at Calder.

    Gantry Proves Gallant in Smile Sprint

    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.

  • Musical Romance

    Musical Romance Stands Out in Princess Rooney

    In step with the trend from recent years, the July 7 Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) at Calder Race Course has attracted mostly local horses, highlighted by reigning champion female sprinter Musical Romance.

  • Gulfstream Interested in Casino Hotel

    The Florida legislature began its annual session March 8, with a bill that would authorize up to five Las Vegas-style casino hotels topping its list of issues that would impact the state's Thoroughbred industry.

  • No Agreement Reached Over FL Race Dates

    A meeting in Louisville Feb. 25 between MI Developments chairman Frank Stronach and Churchill Downs Inc. chief operating officer Bill Carstanjen ended without resolving a racing dates dispute between Gulfstream and Calder.

  • Hammer Time: Good News, Bad News

    It's good news (I think) that Fasig-Tipton is moving its Florida sale of 2-year-olds in training to Palm Meadows, but it's bad news that Walt Robertson is retiring. I'll miss him.

  • Mambo Meister cruised to a 7 3/4-length victory in the Memorial Day Handicap at Calder Race Course.

    Mambo Meister Rolls in Memorial Day Handicap

    Switching back to the main track was no problem for versatile Mambo Meister, as the 5-year-old romped to a 7 3/4-length victory as the odds-on favorite in the $100,000 Memorial Day Handicap (gr. III) May 31 at Calder.

  • Calder Barn Quarantine Lifted

    The Florida Department of Agriculture on March 23 lifted a quarantine on a Calder Race Course barn that had been the stable for a horse that died March 22.

  • Fly by Phil outfinishes Lost Aptitude to take the Tropical Park Derby.

    Fly by Phil Pulls Tropical Park Derby Upset

    Fly by Phil, a 23-1 longshot making his stakes debut, got the graded stakes season off to a rousing start when he ran down odds-on favorite Lost Aptitude in the final jump to win the $100,000 Tropical Park Derby (gr. IIIT).

  • THS: The Tropical Park Derby (Video)

    Special Guest Host Suzanne Dorman, Creative Director at The Blood-Horse, and James Scully of Twinspires.com preview the Tropical Park Derby (gr. III) on January 1 at Calder Race Course.

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    Becky's Kitten Stretches Out in Tropical Park

    Becky's Kitten, who has never before raced at 1 1/8 miles, will attempt to follow in the footsteps of his sire, Kitten's Joy, with a win in the Jan. 1 Tropical Park Derby (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course.

  • Calder Update: Quarantine Lifted on One Barn

    Results of testing for Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) on a horse in one of the quarantined barns at Calder Race Course came back negative the morning of Dec. 5, allowing for the quarantine on that barn to be lifted, thus unrestricting the activity of all the horses in that barn, including racing.

  • Opening ceremonies at Hialeah on Nov. 28; left: John Brunetti, right: Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina

    Hialeah Asks to Run Thoroughbreds

    Hialeah Park is seeking to run Thoroughbred races during its Quarter Horse meeting, according to a letter Hialeah owner John Brunetti sent to Gulfstream Park and Calder Race Course.

  • Calder Cuts Overnight Purses

    Calder Race Course announced Oct. 3 a 15% reduction in overnight purses to take effect Oct. 8. This purse cut is in response to the economic trends evident across the industry and in Florida.

  • Calder staff and management join NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance Executive Director Mike Ziegler in the Winner's Circle to celebrate the track's accreditation.

    Calder Accredited by NTRA Safety Alliance

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Sept. 25 that Calder Race Course has been fully accredited by the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance following a complete review of all racing operations at the facility.

  • Ziadie Appeal Dismissed in Florida

    A state court in Tallahassee, Fla., on Sept. 11 honored trainer Kirk Ziadie's request and dismissed his appeal of a 60-day suspension and $1,000 fine by the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering for a violation of medication rules.

  • Ex-Jockey Boulanger Gets First Training Win

    Former jockey Gary Boulanger saddled his first winner as a trainer when the 6-year-old mare Tinkerbuck won the first race at Calder Race Course on Sept. 13.