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It's a Bird Returns to Florida for 'Million

It's a Bird Returns to Florida for 'Million

Multiple graded stakes winner It's a Bird returns to Florida for the first time since taking the Sunshine Millions Classic in January as the 122-pound high weight in the $200,000 Carl G. Rose Classic, the co-main event in the annual Florida Million program for state-breds at Calder Casino & Race Course Nov. 14.

Calder Derby, Oaks Draw 10 Apiece

Calder Derby, Oaks Draw 10 Apiece

Dave Vivian sent out Soldier's Dancer to win the Calder Derby (gr. IIIT) in 2007 and Christophe Clement won the 2008 edition with Sporting Art when the race was run in the spring, and those two veteran trainers will have the favorites in the Oct. 17 renewal of the $100,000 event.

Kip Deville Works Toward 2009 Debut

Kip Deville Works Toward 2009 Debut

The 2007 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner and 2008 runner-up Kip Deville worked out Jan. 9 at Gulfstream Park for his IEAH Stables partners and trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. in preparation for his 2009 seasonal debut in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT) Feb. 1.

Turf Matchup Tops Florida Million Card

Turf Matchup Tops Florida Million Card

The Carl G. Rose Classic and Elmer Heubeck Distaff Handicap, at $200,000 apiece, are the richest events on the Florida Million program Nov. 8 at Calder Race Course. But the matchup that figures to draw the most attention is between the popular veteran Silver Tree and the streaking Soldier's Dancer, who square off on the Calder turf earlier in the day.

Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Acai Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • IEAH Stables, Golden Goose Enterprises, Sallusto, Nick
  • Steppin'' Out Farms Inc.
Afleet Bob Douglas G. Potter
  • Robert M. Dubois
  • Robert Dubois
Dream Maestro Giuseppe Iadisernia
  • The Big Stable, Inc.
  • William Lussky
El Sultry Sun John C. Kimmel
  • Live Oak Plantation
  • Live Oak Stud
Flying Dismount Christophe Clement
  • Peachtree Stable
  • Charles Jacobi
He's Eze Terry Oliver
  • Earl I. Silver & Michael Eiserman
  • Brylynn Farm, Inc.
Highly Honored Angel C. Salinas
  • William J. Condren and Michael H. Sherman
  • Farnsworth Farms
Run Sully Run Cam M. Gambolati
  • Ol Memorial Stable & C.E. Glasscock
  • Grapestock LLC
Sporting Art Mike R. Mitchell
  • Capen, Dan, Featherston, Roger and Miller, Tom
  • Frank Penn & John R. Penn
Titan of Industry Richard A. Violette, Jr.
  • Klaravich Stables, Inc. and William Lawrence
  • George Brunacini & Bona Terra Farm
Tour Ireland P. Noel Hickey
  • Irish Acres Farm
  • Irish Acres Farm
Wise Answer Edward Clouston
  • Jeffrey Zeek
  • J D Farms

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