News & Barn Notes

Gulfstream Park to Host 2012 Claiming Crown on Opening Day

Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida will host the 14th running of the Claiming Crown on the opening day of its 2012-2013 meet, Saturday, December 1, 2012.  The 2012 event will see a significant increase in purses to $850,000 for seven races with the individual race purses ranging from $100,000 to $200,000.  In addition to the six Claiming Crown races conducted at the 2011 event, the Tiara for fillies and mares on the turf will return this year.

Florida Derby Festival To Raise Money For Charities

Golf & Poker Tournaments Part of Week-Long Festivities

Events Kick-off March 25 with Jockey’s Race to the Bar
Kiss Country Pop-Up Concert with Surprise Grammy Winner
Official Derby Party CockTails & Horse Tales March 30 

Dayatthespa Wins Hard-Fought Victory as Favorite in Herecomesthebride

Jerry Frankel, Ronald Frankel and Steve Laymon’s Dayatthespa was sent off as the 9-to-10 favorite in a field of eight 3-year-olds fillies in Sunday’s $150,000 Herecomesthebride Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park, but was all out to hold Steven Ciccarone’s 11-to-1 Regalo Mia safe for a neck victory in the 1 1/8 miles turf test.

10-Cent Rainbow 6 Carryover $120,845.74 Wednesday

Gulfstream Park’s 10-cent Rainbow 6 will have a carryover Wednesday, March 14 of $120,845.74.
 

Barbados Champion Jolan Samuel Rides First U.S. Winner at Gulfstream

Barbados Champion Jolan Samuel Rides First U.S. Winner at Gulfstream

Jolan Samuel, a leading rider in Barbados, rode his first winner on his very first mount in the U.S., scoring aboard Town of Towns in Sunday’s sixth race at Gulfstream Park.
 

Howe Great Hits Road to Derby with Palm Beach Stakes Score

Howe Great strode from the Gulfstream Park turf course onto the Road to the Kentucky Derby Sunday with an impressive triumph in the $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes.

Pagano Pressure Cook Debuts on Travel Channel Wednesday Night

Cooking & Travel Show by Gulfstream Chef to Reach National Audience

Gulfstream Notes: 'Mucho' Cool & Calm, Musical Romance Probable, Ortiz Rides First Winner

‘Macho Man’ Cool and Calm after Gulfstream Park Handicap Win
Musical Romance ‘Probable’ for Inside Information
Apprentice Yomar Ortiz Rides First Winner of Career at Gulfstream
 

Trinniberg Goes Wire-to-Wire in Swale Stakes

Shivananda Parbhoo’s Trinniberg raced to the front soon after the start of the $150,000 Swale Stakes (G2) Saturday at Gulfstream Park and never appeared to be threatened in the seven-furlong test, coasting under the wire six lengths in front of Rey Wan Racing’s 45-to-1 longshot Hello Prince.

Mucho Macho Man Posts Towering Victory in Gulfstream Park Handicap

By Ed Gray Photo Credit: Courtney Stafford

Mucho Macho Man towered over his four rivals in Saturday’s $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2), physically and competitively, as the strapping chestnut colt rolled to a commanding two-length victory in the mile feature.

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