News & Barn Notes

Arlington Park: Rahystrada draws poorly for his third Million try

By Marcus Hersh - DRF

CHICAGO – When he lines up for the 30th Arlington Million on Saturday, 8-year-old Rahystrada will become the 10th horse to have made three starts in the vaunted turf race, joining the likes of John Henry and The Tin Man. You’d think The Fates might show a little respect for an old warrior, but no: For the second year in a row, Rahystrada will break from post 1, a potentially disadvantageous spot in the 1 1/4-mile race. Read More

Gulfstream Announces $10 Million Stakes Schedule

Record 61 Stakes, 33 Graded

$1 Million Florida Derby Headlines Seven Stakes on March 30
$1.3 million Florida Sunshine Millions Prelude to Eclipse Awards Ceremony Jan. 19
Inaugural Sophomore Soiree Jan. 1 to Feature Gulfstream Derby
$500,000 Donn Handicap Feb. 9 One of Two Grade I Races & Four Stakes
$400,000 Fountain of Youth & $250,000 Davona Dale Highlight Three Graded Stakes Feb. 23
$400,000 Holy Bull & $200,000 Forward Gal Share Billing Jan. 26
$850,000 Claiming Crown Featured Opening Day, Dec. 1

Point of Entry Tests Deeper Waters in Man O' War

By New York Racing Association

Point Of Entry Tests Deeper Waters in Man o' War

Musical Romance Highlights Summit of Speed

By Daily Racing Form

Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint winner and Gulfstream's Inside Information winner Musical Romance headlines Saturday's Summit of Speed at Calder.

To Honor and Serve & 'Macho Man' Lead Accomplished Field for Saturday's $350,000 Suburban

By New York Racing Association

To Honor and Serve, Mucho Macho Man and Stay Thirty lead strong group in Saturday's Suburban at Belmont.

Eclipse Awards Set For January 19 at Gulfstream Park

Annual Event Moved to Saturday as Part of Eclipse Awards Champions Week 

Union Rags Rallies Up The Rail to Win Belmont

Phyllis Wyeth’s Fountain of Youth (G1) winner Union Rags, who suffered through troubled trips in the Florida Derby (G1) and Kentucky Derby (G1), gamely drove up the rail under jockey John Velazquez to win the 144st Belmont Stakes by a neck over the pacesetter Paynter. Atigun finished third. 

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