News & Barn Notes

Velazquez, Ghostzapper Lead Hall of Fame Class

By Thoroughbred Times

John Velazquez, who spends the winter at Gulfstream, and 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper will be inducted into the National Racing Hall of Fame in August along with trainers Roger Attfield and Robert Wheeler.

Union Rags Leads Courier-Journal's Original Kentucky Derby Media Poll

Fountain of Youth (G2) winner Union Rags remains atop the Louisville Courier-Journal's Original Kentucky Derby Media Poll.  

Florida Derby WInner Take Charge Indy Works at Palm Meadows

BOYNTON BEACH, FL – Shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday morning at Palm Meadows, Chuck and Maribeth Sandford’s Florida Derby (G1) winner Take Charge Indy worked an easy five furlongs in 1:01.47. 

Gulfstream Launches Fountain Club Restaurant

Seafood Restaurant to ‘Pop-Up’ in Walking Ring Surrounded by Colored Fountains  
Chef Pagano’s Menu to Feature Blue Crab, Lobster and Tuna Nachos

Gulfstream and Palm Meadows Making Impact on Derby Trail

Gulfstream will once again be the place in Florida to watch and wager on the Kentucky Derby. There is will drink specials, dining in Ten Palms, and voucher giveaways for GP Advantage Club members.
To reserve a carrel in the Silks Simulcast Room on Kentucky Derby Day, call 954-457.6201. For reservations in Ten Palms, call 954.455.6760.

Kentucky Derby 2012 field definitely is deep

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It’s Tricky in fine fettle following G2 Distaff H. victory

  • NYRA Rewards wagering jumps after NYRA, Gulfstream Park coordinate post times
  • The Lumber Guy will make two-week turnaround to compete in G2 Jerome
  • Caixa Eletronica returns to Belmont Park a millionaire after winning G2, $1 million Charles Town Classic
  • Saratoga Grade 1s remain long-term objectives for Agave Kiss

Saturday Derby Preps Filled with Gulfstream Alumni

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL –Some of the more promising 3-year-olds that competed this winter at Gulfstream Park – including champion Hansen, Dullahan, Howe Great and Ever So Lucky – will be in key preps Saturday for the Kentucky Derby (G1).
And Gulfstream will be the place to wager and watch all the action in Florida’s most luxurious surroundings.

Plum Pretty takes on small field in Apple Blossom

Plum Pretty, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Oaks (G1), will look to display the form that placed her among the best in her division last year when she makes her 2012 debut against a compact field in the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) on Friday at Oaklawn Park.

Secret Circle looks to complete sweep in Arkansas Derby

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