06/04/2011 1:15PM

Calder: Weak handling through stretch


Backers of Run Smart Run in the opener had to be shaking their heads after jockey Jorge Calderon just lost control of his horse through the stretch while in the midst of what appeared to be a winning run. Run Smart Run circled extremely wide turning for home but still appeared to have the The Braveheart at his mercy. But after hitting his horse righthand entering the stretch, Calderon looked over at the leader, switched sticks and during all that just lost control of his horse who swerved out sharply near the sixteenth to give away any chance he might have had of beating the favorite.