Updated on 09/18/2011 1:31AM

Take D' Tour gets her turn

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Take D' Tour wins the Elmer Heubeck Distaff on Saturday at Calder.

Take D' Tour won both the Grade 1 Ogden Phipps and Grade 2 Shuvee handicaps during the spring and remained among the elite of her division following a game second-place finish in the Grade 1 Ruffian at Belmont in September. But those races, along with her five other career victories, had all been around one turn.

In the Heubeck, jockey Eibar Coa opted to reserve Take D' Tour several lengths off the early pace of Running Lass. Take D' Tour ultimately engaged the leader on the far turn, assumed control in early stretch, and then asserted her class to gradually pull well clear at the end. Tiger Belle rallied from last to finish second, 2 3/4 lengths in front of the tiring Running Lass.

Take D' Tour paid $3.20 as the favorite, running the 1 1/16 miles in 1:46.69 over a fast track and giving Coa the second of his three stakes wins on the Florida Million Day card.

"We didn't take her off the pace today by design," said David Fawkes, who trains Take D' Tour for owner Alice Muller. "In fact, I didn't think anyone in here would outrun us to the lead. But I'm standing here in the winner's circle, so naturally I'm not going to complain.

"Eibar rode her perfect, and it's good to see her finally win a race around two turns."

Fawkes said Take D' Tour would likely be pointed for the Sunshine Millions Distaff in late January.

Carl G. Rose: Rehoboth gets there

They saved the most exciting race of the day for last when 8-5 favorite Rehoboth charged up on the rail to outfinish 30-1 Dazzling Dr. Cevin and Midwest invader Summer Book to capture the $200,000 Carl G. Rose Classic.

Rehoboth, one of three 3-year-olds in the field along with Big Lover and Too Many Toyz, saved ground throughout under Coa and caught a stubborn Dazzling Dr. Cevin in the final stride of the 1 1/8-mile race. The hard-luck runner-up had stalked a contentious early pace, forged to a short lead on the final turn, then held resolutely in the face of challenges from both Rehoboth on his inside and Summer Book on the outside.

Rehoboth ($5.40) is trained by Frank Gomez, who has saddled more stakes winners than any other trainer in Calder history. A son of Wagon Limit, Rehoboth is owned by J. Robert Harris Jr.

Jack Dudley: D'artagnans'spirit by a head

D'artagnans'spirit finished full of run along the rail to outgame 31-1 Eternal Look for a head victory in the $150,000 Jack Dudley Sprint Handicap. The defending champion, Weigelia, finished a tiring fourth as the even-money favorite.

D'artagnans'spirit ($19.40) had to overcome trouble on the turn before slipping through on the rail to register his first stakes victory. The homebred is owned by Dr. Stephen White and trained by Kirk Ziadie and was the second stakes winner on the day for jockey Edgar Prado.

Bonnie Heath: Revved Up repeats

Unlike Weigelia, Revved Up was able to defend his championship in the $150,000 Bonnie Heath Turf Cup, but had to work hard before turning back a strong bid from Magic Mecke through the stretch. Eddie Castro rode Revved Up ($3.20), who was shuffled back past mid-pack during the opening half of the race before forging to command and withstanding the runner-up following an extended stretch duel. Bob's Proud Moment finished third.

The win was the fifth in six starts this season for the 8-year-old Revved Up ($3.60), who is owned by Live Oak Plantation and trained by Christophe Clement.

Arthur Appleton: Soldier's Dancer scores on turf

Soldier's Dancer registered one of the most impressive victories on the card, rallying from off the pace to a 6 3/4-length decision over Villainage in the $100,000 Arthur Appleton Juvenile Turf Stakes. The Appleton was the first start on grass for Soldier's Dancer, who is trained by David Vivian for owner Herman Heinlen.

Soldier's Dancer ($8.40) raced near the back of the pack during the early going, rallied swiftly to command three wide into the stretch. and easily drew off from the tiring leaders, including the 8-5 favorite, Storm in May. Villainage, who was also making his turf debut, finished well to be second.

Soldier's Dancer was ridden by Rene Douglas.

* Pay Wright ($4.20) gave Coa the first of his three stakes winners on the card with a wire-to-wire 1 1/2-length decision in the $100,000 John Franks Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes. A New Jersey invader, Pay Wright withstood a final bid from Dantrelle Light, who altered course a couple of times behind the winner through the stretch. Pay Wright is trained by George Weaver for the Richlyn Farms.

* Secretsoftheheart ($5.40) remained perfect in two starts, leading throughout to post a three-length victory over Bianco in the $150,000 Jack O'Farrell Juvenile Stakes. Edgar Prado rode Secretsoftheheart, a 2-year-old daughter of Put It Back, for trainer Shawn Musgrave.