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Calder Derby Day Promotions

Tags: Calder Derby, handicapping, Handicapping Contest, Racing News | March 27, 2014

To celebrate the $250,000 Calder Derby on Saturday, April 5, Calder will offer racing guests the opportunity to win a share of $1,000 in the Pick-7 Handicapping Challenge.

Mercado Ready for Apprentice Debut on Saturday

Tags: Apprentice Jockey, Bill White, Times Are Tough, Wilnell Mercado, Racing News | March 21, 2014

Wilnell Mercado has worked as an exercise rider for more than two years for Calder Hall of Fame trainer Bill White, and the time has now come for Mercado to ride in his first career race as an appr

Sobarzo Shows Claiming Success with Small Stable as Trainer, Owner

Tags: claiming races, Gaetano T, Livin Large, Sobarzo, Tinasutopianvision, Racing News | March 19, 2014

After years of training for other clients and working both in and out of the business, Pedro Sobarzo is showing how to succeed and reach the winner’s circle with just a small stable of claiming hor

Two-Year-Olds Ascend to Calder with Youthful Excitement

Tags: 2-year-olds, Antonio Sano, babies, juveniles, Kathleen O'Connell, Racing News | March 10, 2014

The 2-year-old season is an exciting time for horsemen, management, and fans alike as the babies bring a youthful excitement to the track as they learn, grow, and prepare for their first career rac

Triple Crown Nominee Tashir Clears Smooth Air Field to Score First Stakes Win

Tags: 3-year-olds, Gennadi Dorochenko, stakes, Tashir, Triple Crown, Vartan Vartanov, Racing News | March 02, 2014

Vartan Vartanov’s Triple Crown nominee Tashir drove around the turn and took a clear lead in the stretch in the 1-mile $75,000 Smooth Air Stakes at Calder Casino & Race Course on Sunday to win

Triple Crown Nominee Kulboyz Ready for Two-Turn Debut in Smooth Air

Tags: Angel Rodriguez, Hugo Sanchez, Kulboyz, Nominee, stakes, Stephen Screnci, Triple Crown, Racing News | February 28, 2014

The lightly raced Triple Crown nominated 3-year-old colt Kulboyz will make two jumps at once when he runs in the 1-mile $75,000 Smooth Air Stakes at Calder Casino & Race Course on Sunday, runni

Triple Crown Nominees Top Smooth Air Entries

Six Triple Crown nominees headline the entries for the 1-mile $75,000 Smooth Air Stakes for 3-year-olds on Sunday at Calder Casino & Race Course.

Apprentice Jockey Arny Fontanez Living His Dream

The Escuela Vocacional Hipica in Puerto Rico has produced a string of successful apprentice jockeys who have made a name for themselves on the Thoroughbred racing scene, and Arny Fontanez looks to

Girl From Glan Steps up for Pica Slew

Tags: Racing News | February 21, 2014

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Overflow Field of 16 Entered for Saturday's Pica Slew

Tags: fillies, Pica Slew, Stakes Race, Racing News | February 18, 2014

An overflow field of 16 fillies have been entered for the 6-furlong $65,000 Pica Slew Stakes on Saturday at Calder Casino & Race Course.