News & Barn Notes

Frolic's Revenge Debuts on Turf in Ginger Brew Saturday

By Jack Will

Stride Rite Stable’s 2-year-old Kentucky homebred filly Frolic’s Revenge had a very wide trip from post 12 when finishing ninth of 14 in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) Nov. 4 at Churchill Downs. She gets a chance to get back on track as she makes her first start on turf in Saturday’s $60,000 Ginger Brew Stakes going 1 1/16 miles at Gulfstream Park.

Gulfstream News & Notes: 12.21.11

By Jack Will

Boys At Tosconova Continues Comeback in Friday Feature

Jay Em Ess Stable and partners’ Boys At Tosconova was expected to be a major player in the 3-year-old division early this year after having won the Hopeful Stakes (G1) at Saratoga and finishing second to Uncle Mo in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) in 2010. But ankle issues kept him on the sidelines for 11 months until finishing third in an allowance race at Belmont Park on Oct. 8.

Little Mike Ready For Return To Action Thursday

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Little Mike really took to the Gulfstream Park turf course last season while scoring three-graded stakes victories. Earlier in the week, the 4-year-old gelding took to the infield course again, skipping five furlongs over the grass in 58.95 seconds.

Summer Front Overtakes Rivals in Dania Beach Stakes

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Ramon Dominguez was obviously confident in Summer Front’s ability when the Eclipse Award-winning rider decided to make the New York-to-California-to-South Florida weekend journey to ride the 2-year-old colt the $100,000 Dania Beach Stakes. 

Trickmeister Returns and Remains Undefeated

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Trickmeister enjoyed a perfect return from a 16-month layoff Saturday at Gulfstream Park to run his undefeated string to five races in the $60,000 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes.

Borel to Start Riding at Gulfstream Next Week

By Brian Skirka

Three-time Kentucky Derby winning rider Calvin Borel, the regular pilot of 2-year-old Champion Street Sense and Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, will make Gulfstream Park his home base for the 2011-2012 meet, according to his agent Jerry Hissam. 

Sarah Wiener Wins Gulfstream Park/XpressBet Contest

Sarah Wiener of Clearwater, Fla. used her final $5 win/place wager of Gulfstream Park’s $400 Handicapping Contest to sweep past the field and catapult herself to Las Vegas for the DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC) on Jan. 27-28.

Algorithms Two-for-Two; Holy Bull Next

By Jack Will

Starlight Racing’s 2-year-old Algorithms ran like a star on the rise Friday winning the third race, an ‘a other than’ allowance test, at Gulfstream Park by one length over Darley Stable’s highly-regarded 4-to-5 favorite Consortium.

Gulfstream Park News & Notes: 12.16.11

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Coa's Son Embarks on Jockey Career at Gulfstream

By Ed Gray

As Eibar Coa continues on the road to recovery from severe injuries suffered in a racing accident last February, his son will follow in his footsteps Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

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