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Stallion Stakes Series kicks off at Calder

A talented group of juveniles is ready to prove themselves in this year's renewal of the Stallion Stakes Series.

Updated: August 21, 2002, 10:54 AM ET
By Scott Davis | Wire to Wire

The third decade of the Florida Stallion Stakes series at Calder begins this month with a pair of $75,000 races at six furlongs, the Dr. Fager and Desert Vixen Stakes, on Aug. 10, followed by the Affirmed and Susan's Girl -- this time worth $125,000 -- at seven furlongs on the month's final day. And as usual with lightly raced juveniles, trying to forecast just who will star in those races is an exercise in folly.

"A lot of the better 2-year-olds probably haven't run but once or twice yet ...

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