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Horses Entered in the 2012 Breeders’ Cup World Championships with Calder History

Tags: Breeders' Cup, Calder, Musical Romance, Racing News | October 31, 2012

Ten horses entered to compete in this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California on Nov. 2 and 3 have competed at Calder Casino & Race Course.  Following is a list of these horses along with their “Calder connection.”

Calder will offer simulcast wagering on the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s two-day, 15-race, $25.5 million event.  Calder will also have live racing on both days with a first race post time at 12:30pm.  Advance wagering on Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup card will be available on Friday.

Awesome Feather
Ladies’ Classic
Trainer Chad Brown
Undefeated 4yo filly (10-for-10) won her first five career starts at Calder, including a sweep of the filly division of the Florida Stallion Stakes in 2010 for then trainer Stanley Gold.

Belle of the Hall
Filly & Mare Sprint
Trainer Tom Albertrani
Fifth in the Elmer Heubeck Distaff at the 2011 Florida Million.

Musical Romance
Filly & Mare Sprint
Trainer Bill Kaplan
2011 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare champion raced 25 times at Calder with eight victories, including the 2012 Princess Rooney Handicap (G1) on Summit of Speed day.

Tale of a Champion
Turf Sprint
Trainer Kristin Mulhall
Won three of four starts at Calder, including the Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint Handicap at the 2012 Summit of Speed when trained by Christos Gatis.

Speak Logistics
Juvenile
Trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr.
Won the 2012 In Reality Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes, his only start at Calder.

Turbo Compressor
Turf
Trainer Todd Pletcher
Won the 2011 Carl G. Rose Classic at the Florida Million by 10 ½ lengths.

Little Mike
Turf
Trainer Dale Romans
Won one of three starts at Calder (allowance on Dec. 10, 2011).

Gantry
Sprint
Trainer Ron Faucheux
Won the 2012 Smile Sprint Handicap (G2) at the Summit of Speed.

Trinniberg
Sprint
Trainer Shivananda Parbhoo
Won his career debut on July 8, 2011; finished second in the Carry Back Stakes (G3) at the 2012 Summit of Speed, losing by a neck to Fort Loudon.

Mucho Macho Man
Classic
Trainer Kathy Ritvo
Second in his career debut on July 17, 2010.