Keyword: Luis Olivares

  • Tackleberry

    Tackleberry Readies for 2013 Campaign

    Owner-trainer Luis Olivares reports that his popular 6-year-old gelding Tackleberry has begun training on the farm in Ocala and will be shipped to Calder next week to continue preparation for an expected Gulfstream start.

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    Florida Star Tackleberry Back in Training

    Owner-trainer Luis Olivares' gelding Tackleberry, who emerged as a star in the handicap division last fall and winter, is gearing up for a 2012 campaign. Olivares said Dec. 30 that Tackleberry is back in light training.

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    Tackleberry Does it Again, Wins GP Sprint

    The distance doesn't matter these days for the red-hot Tackleberry, as he took over rounding the turn and went on to a two-length victory in the $150,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship (gr. II) Feb. 12.

  • 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.

  • Too Many Toyz outfinishes favorite It's a Bird to win the Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap.

    Too Many Toyz Prevails on Florida Million Day

    Too Many Toyz outfought 7-10 favorite It's a Bird to win the $200,000 Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap in the finale of the $1.2 million Florida Million program at Calder Casino & Race Course Nov. 14. Other big winners included Soldier's Dancer and Sweet Repent.

  • Ziadie Case Could Continue Into Spring 2010

    The Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering expects that a state court in Tallahassee could wait until next April before it issues a ruling on trainer Kirk Ziadie's appeal of a 60-day suspension for a medication violation.

  • Retired Finger Lakes Jockey Jose Olivares Dead

    Jose Olivares, a retired jockey and member of the Oriental Park Hall of Fame at Calder Race Course, died Jan. 17 at his home in Tampa, Fla., of an apparent heart attack.

  • Green Vegas Leave Straight Faced Behind

    Green Vegas, the only horse in Saturday's $400,000 In Reality Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes to have won a stakes race around two turns, benefited from a fast pace to rally to victory while denying Straight Faced a sweep of the lucrative series for juveniles at Calder Race Course.

  • Green Vegas, Gal Wonder Win 'Sun' Previews

    Luis Olivares' 2-year-old colt Green Vegas turned in an impressive performance to win the $141,375 Foolish Pleasure Breeders' Cup Stakes at Calder on "Festival of the Sun" preview day Saturday. Gal Wonder went nearly wire to wire to win the $138,375 Brave Raj Breeders' Cup Stakes in the filly preview.

  • Four New Members Named to Calder's Hall of Fame

    Four new members will be inducted into the Calder Hall of Fame on July 13. They are: Hollywood Wildcat (horse), Luis Olivares (trainer), Ocala Stud Farm (owner/breeder), and Alex Solis (jockey).