News & Barn Notes


By Brian Skirka

He’s won stakes races at six furlongs, nine furlongs and at seven furlongs, and in Saturday’s Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2), Luis Olivares’ Tackleberry added an eight-furlong stakes score to his resume. 

Uncle Mo Dazzling in 3-year-old Debut at Gulfstream

By Ed Gray

Uncle Mo wins the 1st Annual Running of the Timely Writer Stakes

Farthest Land Gets Second Start Back, Castellano Extends Lead

By Jack Will

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s 6-year-old gelding Furthest Land won a one-mile allowance race over the Gulfstream Park turf course on Mar. 5 in his first start since June, and will be among the choices in an open $66,400 allowance on Sunday over the course and distance, a race likely to yield a contender or two for the $100,000 Appleton Stakes (G3) to be run on Florida Derby Day, Sun., Apr. 3.

Gulfstream News & Notes: March 11

By Ed Gray

Rattlesnake Bridge Steps Up Against Uncle Mo, And Rule Returns In Gulfstream Park Handicap.

Pletcher And 'Mo' Ready To Go

By Ed Gray

Todd Pletcher understands that expectations for Uncle Mo far exceed an anticipated victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Timely Writer at Gulfstream Park. With 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta retired and confirmed in foal to Bernardini, his undefeated 3-year-old colt is widely viewed as thoroughbred racing’s Next Big Thing – a rare specimen with the talent and charisma to capture the imagination of the American public. 

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