Gulfstream Celebrates 75th Anniversary Feb. 1 With Giveaways, Food & Drink Specials
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL -Gulfstream will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first Thoroughbred race ever run at Gulfstream on Saturday, Feb. 1 with a fun day of activities, drink and food specials, and mystery voucher giveaways.
Post time for the first race will be 12:40 p.m. Gulfstream's featured races on the day will be the 61st running of the $150,000 Hutcheson Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds and the $75,000 Gulfstream Turf Sprint Championship.
The fun begins at 11 a.m. when guests can register to win a $75 betting voucher ($25 win, place and show) that will be awarded before each race. Guests can register in the Breezeway. Beginning at noon and running through 3 p.m., Gulfstream will give out free posters while supplies last celebrating Gulfstream's 75 years specially designed by renowned equine cartoonist Peb.
Gulfstream is also inviting guests to dress in 1930's and 1940s era clothing. For those who do, Gulfstream will have a 'mystery judge' walking in the crowd throughout the day awarding betting vouchers in various denominations for most authentically dressed, and copies of the hardbound book Gulfstream Park, Celebrating 75 Years will also be given away.
Gulfstream will also roll back prices that day with 75-cent hot dogs (two per customer, Silks concession only) and a 75 cent drink menu with a variety of options including the Side Car, Gin Sour, Whiskey Sour, Mint Julep, Gibson, Champagne Cocktail and Sazerac.
Parking and admission are always free at Gulfstream. Breakfast at Gulfstreamruns from 7-10 a.m. every Saturday with free tours of the barn area.