Calder Casino & Race Course has canceled its live racing card for Friday, July 4.
Numerous firsts occurred during the 2014 Calder meet which began on January 3 and ran through June 29, covering 79 days of exciting live racing.
When Joker won the Pentecost Grand Prix in Lebanon as the improbable longshot in the1960s, the Arabian horse brought owner Bassim Halwani national coverage and made himself a household name.
Jockey Zarella Ore was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital following a fall during the stretch run of the sixth race aboard Pop’s Gem in which Ore sustained trauma to the head.
Horse racing fever set in at a young age in Carlos Cepeda and provided the growing desire to work in multiple aspects of the Thoroughbred industry.
Calder Casino & Race Course has canceled the seven stakes races comprising the 2014 Summit of Speed as a result of the pending race dates agreement with Gulfstream Park.
After a short rest, Herman Van Den Broeck’s Angelica Zapata successfully defended her reign as the 1-mile $75,000 Nancy’s Glitter Handicap victor on Saturday at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Angelica Zapata has been the star in trainer Ronald Pellegrini’s barn since she was young.
Herman Van Den Broeck’s Angelica Zapata headlines a field of nine and looks for a third-straight score in the 1-mile $75,000 Nancy’s Glitter Handicap on Saturday at Calder Casino & Race Course<
Calder Casino & Race Course-based trainer Tamara Levy had a stellar month of May and capped it off with Barn of the Month honors.
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