01/16/2010 12:00AM

Calhoun, Walker team to sweep stakes

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Tin Top Cat held off favorite Bella Diamante by a neck to win the $60,000 Genesis at Delta Downs on Friday night and give her trainer, Bret Calhoun, and jockey, Bobby Walker Jr., a sweep of the two stakes on the card. Earlier in the night, Calhoun and Walker teamed to win the $60,000 Triple Sec with Coyote Legend.

Tin Top Cat ($11) was making her two-turn debut in the Genesis and was prominent throughout to cover the seven furlongs on a track rated good in 1:28.35. Tin Top Cat came into the race off a win in the $50,000 Bara Lass at Sam Houston Race Park. She races for Jerry Durant and Bill Jordan and is a candidate for the $125,000 fillies division of the Texas Stallion Stakes at Sam Houston on Feb. 20.

Coyote Legend ($15) closed from next to last to win the Triple Sec by 6 1/2 lengths. He, too, was making his two-turn debut Friday and covered seven furlongs in 1:26.50. Coyote Legend, a full brother to multiple stakes winner Gold Coyote, races for his breeder, Clarence Scharbauer Jr. He is eligible for the $125,000 colts and geldings division of the Texas Stallion Stakes at Sam Houston on Feb. 20.