Calder Derby (G3T)

Race 10 at Calder Race Course on April 26, 2008

  • Grade III
  • One And One Eighth Miles
  • Turf
  • $400,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:47.93
Order of Finish

Sporting Art

Doneraile Court  – Playful Run


  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Frank Penn & John R. Penn
  • O:Jon and Sarah Kelly
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Doneraile Court , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 222 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Run Softly , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2007 TATGNS, $93,933; 2005 KEENOV, $17,000; 2006 OBSAUG, $20,000; 2007 TA07 , $474,243.

Tour Ireland

Tour d'Or  – Kelly McGee


  • J:Yamil Rosario
  • T:P. Noel Hickey
  • B:Irish Acres Farm
  • O:Irish Acres Farm
  • Margin:head
  • Sire: Tour d'Or , Chestnut, 1982. Lifetime: 82 yearlings sold, median $9,750.
  • Broodmare Sire: Blair's Cove , Chestnut, 1985.

El Sultry Sun

Eltish  – Sultry Sun


  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:John C. Kimmel
  • B:Live Oak Stud
  • O:Live Oak Plantation
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Eltish , Bay, 1992. Lifetime: 76 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Buckfinder , Dark Bay or Brown, 1974.

Run Sully Run

Cherokee Run  – Woodman's Dancer


  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Cam M. Gambolati
  • B:Grapestock LLC
  • O:Ol Memorial Stable and C. E. Glasscock

Titan of Industry

Giant's Causeway  – Lilac's Star


  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Richard A. Violette, Jr.
  • B:George Brunacini & Bona Terra Farm
  • O:Klaravich Stables, Inc. & William Lawrence

Flying Dismount

Proud Citizen  – Classical Romance


  • J:Rene R. Douglas
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Charles Jacobi
  • O:Peachtree Stable

Highly Honored

Double Honor  – Hey City Girl


  • J:Eddie Castro
  • T:Angel C. Salinas
  • B:Farnsworth Farms
  • O:William J. Condren and Michael H. Sherman


Three Wonders  – Regal Debutante


  • T:Delmar Biazoli Martins
  • B:Steppin'' Out Farms Inc.
  • O:Grimaldi Stable Corporation Inc.

Wise Answer

Wised Up  – All the Answers


  • J:Jeffrey Sanchez
  • T:David R. Brownlee
  • B:J D Farms
  • O:J D Farms


  • J:Jose Alberto Rivera II
  • T:Terry Oliver
  • B:Brylynn Farm, Inc.
  • O:Earl I. Silver & Michael Eiserman

Dream Maestro

Concerto  – Kitty Dehere


  • J:Manoel R. Cruz
  • T:William A. Kaplan
  • B:William Lussky
  • O:Ione & Herbert Elkins
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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    Ring Weekend Tops Calder Derby Field

    Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) winner Ring Weekend will make his final prep for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands when the gelded son of Tapit goes to post in the $250,000 Calder Derby at Calder Casino & Race Course.

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    Tackleberry Determined Hooper 'Cap Winner

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  • This Ones for Phil Heads Kenny Noe Field

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    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.

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  • Hal's Hope victor Delightful Kiss tries the grass in the Canadian Turf.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Delightful Kiss Tries Grass Before Dubai

    Hobeau Farm's homebred Delightful Kiss will make his first start on grass since May 2007 and use the $150,000 Canadian Turf (gr. IIIT) as a prep for his trip to Dubai next month. The 5-year-old gelding will face 10 older rivals in the one-mile contest Feb. 28 at Gulfstream Park.

  • The 2007 Breeders' Cup Mile winner Kip Deville worked out Jan. 9 at Gulfstream Park.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    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.

  • Finallymadeit leads the way in the Fred W. Hooper Handicap.

    Finallymadeit Shows Way in Hooper Upset

    Front-running Finallymadeit shook off a challenge from Dream Maestro to post a 1 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) at Calder Race Course Dec. 13.

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    Turf Matchup Tops Florida Million Card

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    Pyro Draws Outside for Indiana Derby

    While unable to deliver in his last two tries as the favorite, Pyro is sure to once again be the horse to beat when he goes to the post in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) at Hoosier Park Oct. 4.

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