12/10/2003 12:00AM

No fear of Silver Wagon


MIAMI - Silver Wagon and Chatter Chatter, two of the more talented 2-year-olds stabled on the grounds, will be the marquee names on Saturday's Grand Slam I program at Calder, a 12-race card highlighted by four stakes races valued at $100,000 apiece.

Silver Wagon, upset winner of the Grade 1 Hopeful at Saratoga, tops a field of 10 2-year-old colts and geldings entered Wednesday for the 1 1/16-mile What a Pleasure. Chatter Chatter figures to be the odds on-favorite against seven other 2-year-old fillies in the 1 1/16-mile Three Ring Stakes. Both horses will be ridden by Jerry Bailey.

The Kenny Noe Jr. Handicap and its filly counterpart, the Grade 3 Chaposa Springs Handicap, both at seven furlongs, are the other two stakes.

Silver Wagon has not started since winning the seven-furlong Hopeful on Aug. 30. He drew post 1 and will carry 117 pounds under the allowance conditions of the race.

Despite the presence of a Grade 1 winner, the What a Pleasure drew a surprisingly large field of 10, including the John Franks-owned entry of Smoocher and Zakocity. Smoocher won the Grade 2 Grey Breeders' Cup Stakes at Woodbine and finished second to Judiths Wild Rush in the Sovereign Award voting for Canada's top 2-year-old. Smoocher must carry high weight of 120 pounds.

Another key contender, Second of June, finished a close second behind the favored Stolen Time in the Foolish Pleasure, then returned to register an impressive entry-level allowance win here last month.

Chatter Chatter has won three in a row and was dominant in both of her previous starts around two turns, posting victories of 23 lengths under maiden special weight conditions and 19 lengths in the My Dear Girl Stakes. She will break from post 2 in the Three Ring, just inside co-highweight Marina de Chavon. Both fillies have been assigned 120 pounds.

Marina de Chavon was awarded first money via the disqualification of Ride Her Out in the Brave Raj Stakes here on Sept. 20. In her last start, she finished a troubled fourth in an accident-marred Pocahontas at Churchill Downs on Nov. 1, Marina de Chavon will race in blinkers for the first time Saturday.

Ender's Sister is the only invader in the Three Ring lineup, shipping down from New York off a maiden win by more than 10 lengths going seven furlongs.

The Chaposa Springs drew a well-matched field of 12 fillies and mares.

Chispiski may be a slight favorite after winning three stakes in her last four starts, but she will have to overcome post 1 and an impost of 122 pounds. Chispiski will concede up to 12 pounds to a field that includes Belle Artiste, Crafty Brat, Barbara O'Brien, Elegant Mercedes, and Holy Bubbette.

Built Up and Tour of the Cat, the one-two finishers in the 2002 Kenny Noe, are among the 10 entrants in this year's lineup. Tour of the Cat will share high weight of 119 pounds with Love That Moon, who has won three in a row, all in stakes.

Wake at Noon, the 2002 Canadian Horse of the Year, has shipped down from Canada to make his local debut while Formal Attire is in from New York to make his first south Florida appearance since finishing a tiring sixth in this year's Grade 1 Florida Derby.