Starship Truffles won one for neighboring Calder Casino & Race Course on Saturday during the Claiming Crown at Gulfstream Park.
Starship Truffles took the lead halfway though the $100,000 Glass Slipper Stakes and romped to a four-length win over Come Sunday. She was sent off at 5-1 and won in 1:22.26.
Luis Saez, who led Calder jockeys in wins this year, rode Starship Truffles.
Starship Truffles, a 3-year-old, is trained by Marty Wolfson, who is annually one of Calder’s top trainers in stakes wins.
Chasing Tails Stables owns Starship Truffles. Myron Miller, who lives in Palm Beach, and Steve Smith are the partners in Chasing Tails.
Starship Truffles had run in claiming races for two previous trainers and owners.
Chasing Tails, with Wolfson’s advice, bought her in a private sale in September 2012
Wolfson said he likes her breeding, especially that her sire Ghostzapper won the 2004 Breeders’ Cup Classic.
The win in the Glass Slipper was her third in four starts for her current owners and trainer.
It was one of three Claiming Crown stakes not won by the team of trainer Mike Maker and owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey.
Tiban beat Pot of Gold by a half length in the $100,000 Express at six furlongs on dirt for 3-year-olds and up. Tiban, who won in 1:09.91, was ridden by Calvin Borel and is trained by Tim Glyshaw.
Nikki’s Sandcastle beat Major Marvel by a head in the $125,000 Emerald at 1 1/16 miles on turf.
Nikki’s Sandcastle won in 1:43.13 He was ridden by Corey Lanerie and is trained by David Kassen.
Major Marvel is owned by the Ramseys and is trained by Maker.
On Sunday, Gulfstream will have the $100,000 Sunshine State stakes race. The race is seven furlongs on dirt for Florida-breds 3 years old and up. Fort Loudon and Little Drama head the nine-horse field.