03/02/2011 6:43PM

Calibrachoa heads Tom Fool

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Calibrachoa, Ramon Dominguez up, wins the Toboggan

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Owner Mike Repole, trainer Todd Pletcher, and jockey Ramon Dominguez will have the horse to beat in the Grade 3, $150,000 Tom Fool on Saturday at Aqueduct when they send out Calibrachoa in the six-furlong sprint, which will be run over the inner track for the first time.

Claimed for $40,000 in November, Calibrachoa has recorded back-to-back stakes wins in the Gravesend and Grade 3 Toboggan, both over the inner track. Calibrachoa, the 119-pound starting highweight, will break from the outside post in the six-horse field. He will be coupled with Have You Ever, who will break from post 3 under Victor Santiago and who will likely be a pace factor.

Flat Bold, who looked good winning a third-level allowance race from off the pace here in January figures to be Calibrachoa’s toughest rival.

Others entered include Deputy Daney, a two-time stakes winner over the inner track, Fastus Cactus, and the New York-bred Dahlgren Chapel.

Fort Hughes skips Capossela

Fort Hughes, an impressive 4 3/4-length winner of the Jimmy Winkfield Stakes in January was not entered for Saturday’s $65,000 Fred “Cappy” Capossela Stakes, but the six-furlong sprint stakes for 3-year-olds only drew a field of only five.

Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Fort Hughes ran such a big race in the Winkfield – he earned a 104 Beyer Speed Figure – that he wanted to give the colt more time to be ready for the Grade 3, $200,000 Bay Shore Stakes over the main track on April 9.

“He ran unbelievable on all figures last time, and we’re just pointing for the Bay Shore,” McLaughlin said. “We already won for $65,000, we need to step up.”

Vengeful Wildcat, winner of the Tyro Stakes and runner-up in the Grade 3 Sapling last September, is slated to make his 3-year-old debut in the Capossela. Rift, a first-level allowance winner last out, was a late entrant into the field. He breezed a half-mile in 50.50 seconds over Belmont’s training track on Wednesday.

Sensational Slam, a two-time stakes winner on synthetics as a 2-year-old, will make his 3-year-old and dirt debut in the Capossela. Diski Dance completes the field.

Lots of Stones seeks seventh straight

Lots of Stones, who has won her last six consecutive starts, will make her stakes debut in the $65,000 Broadway Stakes for New York-bred fillies and mares at six furlongs. Lots of Stones began her streak last March 27 with a win for $25,000 claiming tag and has gradually worked her way through New York-bred and open allowance conditions.

Meese Rocks, a multiple New York-bred stakes winner is the horse to beat. Mineralogist, unraced since taking the 2009 Maid of the Mist Stakes, Big Brownie and Laylaben complete the field.

Haynesfield may breeze this weekend

Haynesfield, who upset subsequent Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Blame in the Jockey Club Gold Cup, could have his first official breeze of the year this weekend, assistant trainer Toby Sheets said Wednesday.

Sheets and owner Harvey Weinstein both said that the harsh winter has disrupted Haynesfield’s training schedule, but that the horse has been galloping steadily for the last several weeks.

“I just want good weather so I can train,” Sheets said. “You can get tons of foot issues in the wintertime.”

Weinstein, who was at Belmont on Wednesday watching Haynesfield and others train, said there is no set timetable for Haynesfield, who has proven effective in races from a mile to 1 1/4 miles.

“We always let the horse decide – that’s been our history,” Weinstein said. “Until we get on a regular breeze program we won’t know where we’re at.”

Haynesfield has not run since getting beat a nose in the Grade 1 Cigar Mile last Nov. 28. The Metropolitan Handicap, a one-mile race at Belmont, is scheduled for May 30.