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2012 Tom Fool Handicap (G3)

Date/Track:
3/3/2012, Aqueduct
Post Time:
4:34 PM ET
Distance:
6 f (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
1:09.07

What the Nation is saying about the 2012 Tom Fool Handicap (G3)...

Perhaps the best miler in America, Caleb's Posse will be headed to Three Chimneys Farm after not fully recovering from a non-displaced fragment in his left knee.Read More
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  • Mike in SB · Tough horse and with a little luck would be undefeated this year, he was one of my favorite horses and one of the few horses I actually won money on last year. · 646 days ago ·
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  • gelded1 · Gritty competitor. He leaves it all out on the track every race . I hate to see his talent on the shelf. · 646 days ago ·
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With Kentucky Derby fever in full flight, fans are clamoring for Union Rags – Hansen II. I’m all for that; a real honest to goodness rivalry through the Triple Crown would be great for our sport, but a couple of performances this past week have me very excited for the potential of another match-up. ...Read More
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  • RichardBlakley · Going to be the race of the Memorial Day weekend for me, looking at a super edition of one of my favorites...like Caleb, but at least 4 or 5 of the listed probables would be no surprise--great betting race! · 697 days ago ·
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  • flipaswitch · To Honor and Serve and Caleb's Posse · 697 days ago ·
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Eclipse Sportswire was on the scene this weekend, capturing all the action on the Kentucky Derby trail and at the Big Cap.Read More
Calibrachoa snatched the G3 Tom Fool Handicap by a neck from Caleb's Posse in a tight finish at Aqueduct.Read More
Calibrachoa was reported to be in good order Sunday morning following a gutsy repeat victory in Saturday's Tom Fool presented by Corona Extra. The win, his second this year, earned him a Beyer Speed Figure of 111, the fastest run by any horse at any distance so far in 2012 as he held off Breeders' C...Read More
Quick, who is owner Mike Repole’s leading runner by graded stakes wins? The answer isn’t 2010 Champion Two-Year-Old Uncle Mo, nor is it 2011 Travers winner Stay Thirsty. That distinction belongs to Calibrachoa, who on Saturday will attempt to capture Aqueduct Racetrack’s Grade 3 Tom Fool Handicap pr...Read More
Caleb's Posse will attempt to remain unbeaten in New York when he competes at Aqueduct Racetrack in Saturday's Grade 3 Tom Fool Handicap. Read More
  • Mike in SB · I believe at the end of last year he was the best miler in the country, not too sure 6 furlongs is his best distance, but should set him up for the Carter. If he comes back as good as he was at the end of 2011 he could have a great year and I hope to see him in the Breeders Cup Dirt Mile. · 781 days ago ·
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  • Floridaf · Mike, Caleb's Posse has only raced at 6f once, but he's won from 5 1/2 f to 1 1/16 mile. Judging by the field, I think he should have no problem winning. · 780 days ago ·
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Caleb’s Posse will begin his 2012 campaign with a start in the Grade 3 Tom Fool Handicap run over six furlongs on the inner track at Aqueduct on Saturday, March 3, according to trainer Donnie Von Hemel.Read More
Calibrachoa – winner of four Grade 3 stakes at Aqueduct, including Saturday’s Toboggan – will aim for a fifth as the 5-year-old has been pointed toward the $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap on March 3, the Todd Pletcher stable has said.Read More

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