2011 Princess Rooney Handicap (G1)

7/9/2011, Calder Race Course
6 f (Dirt)
3+ F

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Princess Rooney Handicap (G1)...

It's a trait that fascinates race fans like no other. When a horse drops back to last, well behind even the second to last horse, before unleashing a firestorm rally that carries their number from last to first, it is always thrilling. When this last-to-first rush happens in only the time it takes t...Read More
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  • Winplacsho · That was visually the best race of the year. I know they went fast early & crawled home late, but no one gains that much ground in the stretch at Calder, EVER! · 1009 days ago ·
  • 4everZenyatta · Easily one of the best races I have ever seen. Just stunning. I am a huge MIke Smith fan and was watching the race, and when she dropped back so far, I was like "Shit, he lost" so I went back tor eadnig and then I heard the call that she was gaining. I started screaming. It was just an amazing ride by Mr.Smith and a great run by Sassy's Image. · 1009 days ago ·
Favored Sassy Image came from out of the clouds to capture the $350,000 Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) by a neck to highlight the "Summit of Speed" program at Calder Casino & Race Course July 9, her second grade I win in two months.The field was seven abreast at mid-stretch in the six-furlong ...Read More
SASSY IMAGE (Broken Vow), like numerous professional sports teams, is a world-beater at home but highly vulnerable when she hits the road. However, a road win Saturday in the $350,000 Princess Rooney H. (G1) at Calder would greatly enhance her prospects for an Eclipse Award as champion female sprint...Read More
Cosmo Girl worked a bullet five furlongs in 59 seconds Sunday morning at Lone Star Park in preparation for her summer objective, the Grade 1, $350000 Princess Rooney at Calder on July 9. The move was the fastest of 36 at the distance ...Read More

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