Keyword: Calder Race Course

  • Tale of the Cat colt, sold for world-record price at Fasig-Tipton Calder sale.

    Fasig-Tipton Florida Auction Produces Avalanche of Records

    It was the greatest show on earth...at least as far as sales of 2-year-olds in training are concerned. Fueled by an international cast of big spenders eager to acquire expensive young horseflesh, the Fasig-Tipton Florida select auction at Calder Race Course rocketed to unprecedented heights Tuesday.

  • OBS Kicks Off Juvenile Selling Season Tuesday at Calder

    After a record-setting year in 2004, where is the juvenile marketplace headed in 2005? We'll have a better idea following Tuesday's select sale of 2-year-old in training at Calder Race Course. Conducted by the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co., the South Florida auction is the first major event on the juvenile selling calendar.

  • Calder Introduces Senior Triple

    Calder Race Course will introduce three races this year that will mirror each race of the Visa Triple Crown in date and distance, giving runners age three and up a chance to participate in a unique series.

  • Oliver, Wavertree Horses Turn in Fast Works for OBS Calder Sale

    Three horses consigned by Terry Oliver and three others consigned by Ciaran Dunne of Wavertree Stables were among the fastest workers at an eighth of a mile Monday during the first under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s select sale of 2-year-olds in training at Calder Race Course.

  • Calder Closes Out 2004/05 Tropical Meet

    Calder Race Course closed out its Tropical at Calder meet Jan. 2, with an increase in total wagering, including all sources and all days.

  • Redoubled Miss Takes Stage at Calder

    Centaur Farms' homebred Redoubled Miss will defend her title against a field of six older fillies and mares in Saturday's $100,000 Stage Door Betty Handicap at Calder Race Course. The 6-year-old filly won last year's event by a nose over Grab Bag. She will break from the outside under jockey Eibar Coa, who has been aboard for her last three starts, including a victory in the Shocker T. Handicap, also at Calder. She placed third in the Stage Door Betty in 2002.

  • First Oaks Win of Year on Line in Tropical Park

    A group of newly minted 3-year-old fillies, highlighted by a trio of Florida-breds, will take the gate Jan. 1 for the $100,000 Tropical Park Oaks at Calder Race Course, going 1 1/16-miles on the turf.

  • Glens Falls Handicap winner Humaita featured in Saturday's La Prevoyante.

    Humaita the One to Beat in La Prevoyante

    Andreas Jacobs' Humaita, a three-time stakes winner this year, looks to cap off 2004 as the 119-pound highweight in the La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIT) at Calder Saturday. The La Prevoyante, which goes at approximately 3:58 p.m., is the first of four stakes on the "Grand Slam II" card at the south Florida track.

  • Florida Horsemen Hopeful on Slots Referendum

    Horsemen in South Florida remain hopeful voters statewide will approve a ballot measure Nov. 2 that will allow a referendum on racetrack slot machines in Broward and Miami-Dade counties sometime next year.

  • Hurricane Frances is seen in this National Weather Service Doppler radar image taken Sunday.

    Calder Clears Debris, Able to Reopen

    Calder Race Course was forced to close for both live racing and simulcasting from Friday, Sept. 3 through Sunday, Sept. 5 due to the effects of Hurricane Frances.

  • Hollywood Gold Cup Goes Prime Time

    The $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I), from Hollywood Park will highlight Saturday's "Road to the World Thoroughbred Championships Powered by Dodge" on ESPN2, airing between 8-9 p.m. Also on tap is same day coverage of the $300,000 Swaps Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. II) and a recap of the six-race Summit of Speed from Calder Race Course in Miami.

  • Tour Of The Cat Returns to Track Tuesday at Calder

    Tour Of The Cat will return to the racetrack Tuesday when he takes the gate for an allowance race at Calder Race Course. The start will be his first since the $2-million Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) in late March and the first for his new trainer Manny Wayar.

  • Saltzman to Retire as Calder Race Caller

    Calder Race Course track announcer Phil Saltzman announced Saturday that 2004 will be the final year that he calls the races at the Miami track. Saltzman, 67, will retire from the Calder announcer's booth after calling the action there for 21 years.

  • Gulfstream Renovation, New Track in Ocala Being Considered

    Gulfstream Park officials said $150 million would be spent for a complete overhaul of the Hallandale Beach racetrack and Thoroughbred racing would be brought to a new Ocala facility if the Legislature changes the pari-mutuel laws allowing for more simulcast wagering.

  • Ivanavinalot Pointed Toward Frances Genter Stakes

    Gilbert Campbell's homebred 3-year-old filly Ivanavinalot will be among the top contenders in Saturday's $100,000 Frances A. Genter Stakes at Calder Race Course, going 7 1/2 furlongs on turf, her second start on grass.

  • Gearing Up for Grand Slam I at Calder

    Buckram Oak Farm's Silver Wagon and John Franks' Chatter Chatter are two of the most exciting 2-year-old prospects developed at Calder in recent years and will be among the stars performing in Saturday's Grand Slam I races.

  • Calder Abandons Saturday Nightcap

    The twelfth and final race at Calder was called off on Saturday due to heavy rain that fell during the day and continued to pummel the track into early evening.

  • Calder Meet Numbers Dip

    Attendance and wagering figures at the recently concluded Calder Race Course meet were down despite the popularity of the track's marquee events--the Summit of Speed and Festival of the Sun.

  • Weather Forces Cancellations at Calder

    Extreme rain and lightening in the north Miami area Tuesday afternoon cause four races at Calder Race Course to be cancelled. Five live races were conducted before the jockeys expressed concerns about safety while the track maintenance crew continued to work on the track during the storm.

  • Ebony Breezes in Azalea Breeders' Cup

    Ebony Breeze, ridden by Cornelio Velasquez, collared pacesetter Storm Flag at the eighth pole and coasted home to the 4 1/4-length win in the $300,000 Azalea Breeders' Cup (gr. III) Saturday at Calder Race Course.

  • Zavata, in his Saratoga Special win.

    Zavata Attempts to Get Back on Track at Monmouth

    Stakes winner Zavata returns to the track on Thursday at Monmouth Park in the day's featured $41,000 optional claiming allowance race for horses that have never won three races other than maiden, claiming, or starter.

  • Gross, Average Decline Slightly At Fasig-Tipton Calder Sale

    Not much changed in the market for 2-year-olds in training at Fasig-Tipton Florida's select sale at Calder Race Course Tuesday. Compared to 2002, the gross revenue and average price both were down by only 1.4% while the buy-back rate decreased slightly, from 45.2% last year to 43.5% this year.

  • Gross, Average Decline Slightly At Fasig-Tipton Calder Sale

    Not much changed in the market for 2-year-olds in training at Fasig-Tipton Florida's select sale at Calder Race Course Tuesday. Compared to 2002, the gross revenue and average price both were down by only 1.4% while the buy-back rate decreased slightly, from 45.2% last year to 43.5% this year.