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Top Sprinters Set for Calder’s Summit of Speed

Michael Compton | 10 months ago
Top sprinters are set to for  the Summit of Speed at Calder Casino & Race Course on Saturday, July 6. A total of $1.2 million in purse money is up for grabs in the Summit of Speed stakes action, which features the Grade 1 Princess Rooney Handicap for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up, the [...](Read more...) Read More...

Florida: The New Twilight Zone

“You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Calder Releases Summit of Speed Nominations

Michael Compton | 10 months ago
Headlined by nominations of out-of-towners from coast-to-coast, the Summit of Speed at Calder Casino & Race Course looks strong in its 13th renewal on Saturday, July 6. Calder’s Summit of Speed is comprised of six stakes with purses totaling $1,200,000: the Grade 1 Princess Rooney Stakes, the Grade 2 Smile Sprint Handicap, the Grade 3 [...](Read more...) Read More...

Gulfstream Lands Year-Round Simulcast Rights; Calder Appeals

As Gulfstream Park and Calder racetrack get closer to their South Florida showdown, the state’s Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering has given the green light for Gulfstream to run one day, June... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Florida Stallion Stakes Series Gets Underway at Calder

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
This year’s Florida Stallion Stakes series kicks off for the 31st time this afternoon at Calder Casino and Race Course. The six-race series for juveniles starts off with the Dr. Fager Division and the Desert Vixen Division for fillies. Gilbert Campbe... Read More...

Calder’s Summit of Speed Card Shows Increases in Handle

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
The 13th annual Summit of Speed program at Calder Casino & Race Course saw a 36 percent increase in total handle over 2011. On-track handle for the 12-race program rose seven percent over last year. “Together with our racing office team’s abili... Read More...

Frolic’s Revenge Wins Calder’s Holiday Feature

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Frolic’s Revenge edged Montessa G by a nose in the Sweetrickydancer Stakes at Calder Casino and Race Course on Wednesday for Stride Rite Racing Stable and trainer Milton Wolfson. Ridden by Luis Saez, the daughter of Vindication tracked Montessa G for... Read More...

Reveron Aims for Second Derby Win

Reveron hasn’t received much media attention heading into Saturday’s Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park. But the son of Songandaprayer proved game in winning the Gulfstream Park Derby earlier in the meeting for owner Walter Stipa and trainer Aug... Read More...

Beso Grande continues stakes roll at Calder

Beso Grande won her second straight stakes at Calder on June 11... Read More...