Casablanca Smile, Silver Medallion win at Calder

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MIAMI (AP) -- Javier Castellano guided Casablanca Smile and Silver Medallion to victories Friday in $100,000 turf feature races on the final day of the Tropical-at-Calder meeting.

Casablanca Smile won the La Prevoyante Handicap in his first start since the race last year, beat Cheetah by 1 1/2 lengths. Casablanca Smile ran 1 1/2 miles in 2:08 1-5 and paid $7.60, $3.80 and $2.20. Cheetah returned $4.20 and $3.80, and Tesoto de Amor paid $7 to show.

In the Tropical Turf Handicap, Silver Medallion edged Mr. Ryder by 1 3/4 lengths, running 1 1/8 miles in 1:48 4-5 and paying $13.20, $5.20 and $4.00. Mr. Ryder returned $3.40 and $2.40, and Hollinger paid $3.80.

Luis Saez won the Tropical-at-Calder riding title with 66 victories, 27 more than second-place Daniel Centeno.