06/11/2011 2:43PM

Calder: That was a horse race!


Beso Grande and Bessie M put on quite a show in the Leave Me Alone Stakes, the pair dueling eyeball to eyeball down the stretch before the former narrowly prevailed under Luis Jurado. Tough setback for the runner-up who couldn't have been gamer in defeat. White Merlot probably done in by the slightly deeper going on the fence, giving way after holding in with the leaders to the eighth pole.

 The Unbridled Stakes up next. Manicero currently the slight 3-2 favorite over Indiano with six minutes to post.