News & Barn Notes

Gulfstream News & Notes: 12.14.11

‘Charly’ Faces ‘Charlie’ in Friday Feature at Gulfstream
Florida Derby Winner Dialed In Back to Work at Palm Meadows
Hess Milestone Could Come East or West

Gulfstream News & Notes: 12.13.11

UnionRags Resuming Light Training

Uptowncharlybrown Entered to Race Friday at Gulfstream  

Thai Haku Enjoys Great Trip in South Beach

By Ed Gray

Thai Haku was the beneficiary of a dream trip under jockey Julien Leparoux for a trainer who learned his lessons from the late Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel.

Gulfstream Park News & Notes: 12.11.11

By Jack Will & Ed Gray

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Runner-Up Excaper Likely for Dania Beach
Martin Has Big Plans for Nathan’s H Q
Broadway Alibi Likely Choice in Thursday Allowance Feature
Bob Hess, Jr. Nears 1,000 Career Win Milestone

Pomeroys Pistol Fires Best Shot in Sugar Swirl

By Ed Gray

Pomeroys Pistol was challenged by seven talented fillies and mares Saturday at Gulfstream Park, but the most daunting test facing the 4-5 favorite in the $100,000 Sugar Swirl (G3) was her post position.
Owner, breeder and trainer Amy Tarrant's concern about her 3-year-old filly's rail post position in the six-furlong sprint quickly dissipated with a stellar two-length victory.

Full Brother to Barbaro Rolls to Victory at Gulfstream

Margano, a full brother to 2006 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1) champion Barbaro, gained entry into the Gulfstream Park winner’s circle Saturday with an authoritative triumph in the seventh race, a 1 1/16-mile maiden turf event.

Lopez Takes Takes Off Weekend Mounts

Jockey Paco Lopez took off his mounts Saturday and Sunday at Gulfstream Park due to a small hairline crack on his shoulder blade, according to agent Cory Moran. 

Gulfstream Announces Fan Friendly Surface Change Wagering Policy

Gulfstream Park Racing & Wagering has announced that fans that hold tickets on multiple-race wagers of more than three races will get “all” if there is a surface change during a Pick-4, Pick-5 or Rainbow 6. 

Askbut I Won'ttell Leads Full Field in Sunday's South Beach

Team Block Stable and Richard Ege’s 5-year-old mare Askbut I Won’ttell and Peter Fuller’s 4-year-old homebred filly Trip for A.J. are among the most accomplished in a full field of 14 fillies and mares drawn for the $60,000 South Beach Stakes to be run at 7 ½ furlongs on turf Sunday at Gulfstream Park.

Walsh Ready To Launch Training Career at Gulfstream

By Ed Gray

After going out on his own at the end of October, Brendan Walsh is getting ready to saddle his first horse as a full-fledged trainer, perhaps as soon as Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

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