Del Mar, CA (August 20, 2017)-Calvert Street, a four-year-old son of Slew’s Tiznow, was sent off at 9-1 following a fourth at 49-1 over this turf course July 28, broke well and settled into an easy tempo behind a comfortable opening pace.Ready to take on that rival heading into the home turn, Calvert Street inched ahead midstretch and was asked for more late, proving 3/4 of a length better than runner up Fritz Johansen (Unusual Heat).
Calvert Street finished in the money in five of seven starts this term, including a first attempt on the grass over a mile at Turf Paradise Apr. 17. Fifth going 6 1/2 furlongs against Cal bred rivals at Santa Anita May 19, he added another notch to his belt when scoring while facing fellow state-breds at the Arcadia oval June 23. His lifetime record stands at 15-5-2-2 with earnings of $131,011. Bred in California by Eagle Ridge Racing, LLC & Rancho San Miguel.
In the Saturday ninth race a Cal-bred maiden special weight Powder, also by Slew’s Tiznow, graduated in style in spite of a troubled trip. The three-year-old filly got the win by three parts of a length after clipping heels in midstrech. She has three starts, one win and a last out second place finish. She too was bred by Rancho San Miguel and has earned $40,545 to date.