Calculator entered the $100,750 Sham Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 10 at Santa Anita Park still a maiden but left a stakes winner after posting a dominating 4 1/4-length victory over stablemate Rock Shandy.
Multiple grade II winner Mucho Macho Man, 2012 Travers Stakes (gr. I) dead-heat winner Alpha, and Fast Falcon were all on the worktab July 27 at Saratoga, tuning up for the Aug. 3 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I).
Quick Wit, who won the off-the-turf running of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (gr. II) at Saratoga Aug. 10, remains an outside possibility for the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25.
Fly Down, the Dwyer Stakes (gr. II) winner and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner-up, tuned up for Saturday's $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) with a bullet half-mile move July 26 under jockey Jose Lezcano.
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