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  • Jockey Eduardo Nunez became the all-time winning rider of the Calder meet when he guided With Moms Blessing to victory in the fifth race.

    Calder Jockey Nunez Sets Record

    Jockey Eduardo Nunez, a mainstay on the South Florida circuit since 1986, became the all-time winning rider of the Calder meet at Calder Race Course June 4

  • Jubilant Jose Velez Jr. Wins 3,000th Race

    Jockey Jose Velez Jr. recorded his 3,000th career win at Monmouth Park Thursday when he guided Careless Glances to a 2 ½-length win in the eighth race for trainer John Tammaro and John Bower's Roseland Farm Stables.

  • Declan's Moon continues to prep for his 2005 debut.

    Declan's Moon, Rockport Harbor Work Toward Seasonal Debuts

    Two undefeated colts, Declan's Moon and Rockport Harbor, worked Thursday morning at Santa Anita and Oaklawn Park, respectively, in preparation for their 3-year-old debuts. Declan's Moon turned in a sharp five furlongs in :59 4/5, while Rockport Harbor went the same distance in 1:02 1/5.

  • Smok'n Frolic Rallies for Cotillion Victory

    Smok'n Frolic sat behind an early speed duel, then pulled clear in the stretch to win the $250,000 Cotillion Handicap (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies at Philadelphia Park.

  • Hal's Hope, winning the Creme Fraiche at Gulfstream Park.

    Hal's Hope Earns First Graded Win Since Florida Derby

    Hal's Hope earned his first graded stakes win since the Florida Derby (gr. I) on March 11, 2000, when he went wire-to-wire to win Sunday's $100,000 Crème Fraiche Handicap (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Pharmstar, O'Rocky, and Carey's Gold Win at Calder

    Pharmstar, making the second start of her career, beat Blissful Kiss by 4 3/4 lengths Saturday in the fillies' Desert Vixen division of the $75,000 Florida Stallion Stakes for 2-year-olds at Calder. O'Rocky and Carey's Gold won their respective races in the split open division, named the Dr. Fager Stallion Stakes.

  • North East Bound Wins Cliff Hanger

    Julian Demarco and Richard Disano's North East Bound pressed the early pace set by Johnny Dollar and pulled away through the stretch to win the $150,000 Cliff Hanger Handicap (gr. IIIT) by 2 3/4 lengths Friday night at Meadowlands.