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  • May Day Rose

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    Azalea May Come Up Roses

    On paper, Kaleem Shah's May Day Rose looks to be the best of the bunch for Calder's Azalea Stakes (gr. III). The $150,000 event is the first of four graded stakes for the Summit of Speed.

  • William Carstanjen

    Carstanjen Promoted to CDI President

    Churchill Downs Incorporated announced March 21 that William C. Carstanjen, currently the company's chief operating officer, has been promoted to company president, effective immediately.

  • Calder Relaxes Shipping Policy

    Calder announced Feb. 26 that it will allow horses that have shipped to other racetracks to compete in races at other venues to re-enter the Calder stable area and continue to use assigned stalls in the Calder stable area.

  • Calder Paddock and Grandstand

    Calder Imposes Restrictions on Gulf Shippers

    Calder officials said that starting Feb. 26 their track will not allow horses that ship from Calder to race at Gulfstream Park to re-enter Calder without the prior written approval from Calder's racing secretary.

  • Calder Says It Will Race Year-Round

    Calder Casino & Race Course has gone on the offensive in southeast Florida's battle over racing dates by telling state regulators it intends to start racing year-round.

  • Gulfstream Park

    Plenty of Changes for Gulfstream Meet

    Gulfstream Park will open its 2011 racing meet Jan. 5 with a new Sunday date for the Florida Derby (gr. I), other changes in its stakes schedule, and new multi-race bets highlighted by a 10-cent only Pick 6.

  • Toocleverforwords pulls away from Joanie's Catch to win the Stage Door Betty.

    Toocleverforwords Has Final Say in 'Betty

    Making her graded stakes debut, Toocleverforwords caught longshot Joanie's Catch mid-stretch and bounded home for a one-length victory in the $100,000 Stage Door Betty Handicap (gr. III) on New Year's Day at Calder.

  • Gulfstream Applies for December Dates

    In a move that sets up a possible battle with Calder Casino & Race Course over racing dates, Gulfstream Park has told the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering that it plans to hold racing in December 2011.

  • Casablanca Smile will be among the favorites in a field of 11 in the La Prevoyante Handicap.

    La Prevoyante Draws Solid Field of 11

    Green Hills Farm's Chilean-bred Casablanca Smile will be among the favorites in a field of 11 fillies and mares set to launch their 2011 seasons in the $100,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIIT) Jan. 2 at Calder.

  • Quiet Temper

    Funny Moon, Quiet Temper in Stage Door Betty

    The final four stakes of the 2010-2011 Tropical meet help Calder wind down its season this weekend with the Stage Door Betty Handicap (gr. III) and Tropical Park Derby (gr. IIIT) leading the New Year's Day program.

  • Prince Will I Am splashes to victory in the W.L. McKnight Handicap.

    Prince Will I Am Wins Off-the-Turf McKnight

    Disqualified from his runner-up effort in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. III) last out, Prince Will I Am helped ease some of his connections' disappointment with a victory in the off-the-turf W.L. McKnight Handicap.

  • Tackleberry (near, no blinkers) gets his nose in front to win the Fred W. Hooper.

    Tackleberry Determined Hooper 'Cap Winner

    Tackleberry, who set the pace but relinquished his lead to longshot Dream Maestro, fought back in deep stretch and nipped his rival by a nose in a thrilling finish of the Fred Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Dec. 11 at Calder.

  • File Photo

    Kentucky to Require Piroplasmosis Testing

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has issued a letter stating that effective Jan. 1, 2011, any horse shipping to a track in the state must have a certificate showing it is negative for equine piroplasmosis.

  • Twilight Meteor holds off Rahy's Attorney to win the Tropical Turf Handicap.

    Twilight Meteor Pulls Tropical Turf Upset

    Pacesetter Twilight Meteor opened up a clear lead turning for home and had enough left in the stretch to hold off Rahy's Attorney to win the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) by a neck Dec. 4 at Calder.

  • Calder Reduces Purses, Cancels Kenny Noe 'Cap

    Calder Casino & Race Course announced Nov. 19 a reduction to overnight purses at the current Tropical Meet, as well as changes to the meet's stakes schedule as part of the ongoing effort to manage the track's overall position

  • Birdrun powers home to win the Carl Rose Classic Handicap.

    Birdrun Wins Florida Million Day Feature

    Birdrun defeated Duke of Mischief by 4 1/2 lengths to win the $150,000 Carl Rose Classic Handicap, the finale of Calder Casino & Race Course's eight-race Florida Million for Florida-bred horses Nov. 13.

  • Calder Race Course

    Calder Lifts Restrictions

    Calder Casino & Race Course said Oct. 16 that it has lifted racing and training restrictions on horses stabled at Racetrack Training Center.

  • QH Group Asks Court to Rescind Calder Permit

    In a suit filed July 21 in Tallahassee, Fla., Hialeah Park and four other Quarter Horse permit holders are asking a state court to take away Calder Casino & Race Course's two Thoroughbred permits.

  • Jessica Is Back comes home strong in the Princess Rooney.

    Jessica Is Back Takes Princess Rooney

    Farnsworth Stables' Jessica Is Back rallied from off the pace and caught Warbling in deep stretch to win the $350,000 Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) by two lengths July 10 at Calder Race Course.

  • Pica Slew and Manoel Cruz are in control in the Azalea.

    Pica Slew Much the Best in Azalea

    Terra Di Sienna's Pica Slew caught pacesetter Rapport at the eighth-pole and cruised to a two-length win in the $150,000 Azalea Stakes (gr. III) July 10 at Calder Race Course.

  • 3-year-old sprinter D' Funnybone will be an overwhelming favorite in a short field entered for the Carry Back Stakes.

    D'Funnybone Stands Out in Carry Back

    Remarkable 3-year-old sprinter D'Funnybone, entering off an authoritative victory last month, will be an overwhelming favorite in a short field entered for the $200,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. III) July 10 at Calder.

  • Mambo Meister

    Locals Have Edge in Smile Sprint Handicap

    Locally-based pair Big Drama and Mambo Meister, with a combined 13 wins at Calder Race Course and both entering off wins over the track, are two of the horses to beat in the $350,000 Smile Sprint Handicap (gr. II) on July 10

  • First Passage is one of four Marty Wolfson-trained horses entered in the Princess Rooney Handicap.

    Wolfson Enters Four in Princess Rooney

    Trainer Marty Wolfson, who last won the Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) back in 1996, has a decent chance to get back to the winner's circle in the 2010 edition, as he will saddle four of the 13 runners in the $350,000 race.

  • Hialeah

    Hialeah to Move Forward With Casino Plans

    Hialeah Park owner and president John Brunetti said June 22 that Calder Race Course's lawsuit that seeks to prevent Hialeah from having a casino will not stop him from applying for a casino license from Florida regulators.

  • Calder Lifting Ban on Horses

    Calder Casino & Race Course said it is lifting a ban on horses shipping into and out of its property, effective 12:00 a.m. the morning of March 23.