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Gulfstream Opens Saturday For Historic 2011-2012 Season

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino begins its historic 2011-2012 race meet Saturday, December 3 with the finest racing in the country highlighted by Hall of Fame trainers and jockeys, the top Triple Crown contenders, the best older horses, and numerous improvements to enhance the fans’ experience. 

Vexor on Fast Track for $100,000 Spectacular Bid Opening Day

By Ed Gray

John Kimmel isn’t about to underestimate the competition in Saturday’s $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes at Gulfstream Park, but the veteran trainer’s primary concern will be focused on the sky.

With partly cloudy skies and only a slight chance of showers forecast for the opening day of Gulfstream’s 2011-2012 meeting, it looks like Kimmel will be able to relax and concentrate on Vexor’s task at hand in the six-furlong stakes for 2-year-olds.

First race post is 12:35 p.m. 

Nicoletti, Pacheco and Guests on Live Chat Friday Night

Gulfstream Park television analysts Ron Nicoletti and Jessica Pacheco will host a live chat at Friday night to discuss the upcoming 87-day meet, which begins Saturday, Dec. 3 with a first race post of 12:35 p.m. to Stream Live on Weekends

For the first time, Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino will stream live video on its web site ( every Saturday and Sunday throughout its 2011-2012 meet, beginning Saturday, December 3. 

Top Jockeys Ready for Gulfstream's December 3 Opening

By Brian Skirka

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino will be home to quite a few new features throughout its 2011-12 meet, including a Dec. 3 return of live racing, a 12:35 pm first race post time, and a new infield video board.  

One thing remaining the same, however, is the overwhelming talent that will call the Gulfstream Park jockey’s room home during the upcoming season. 

Collmus Invites Fans to Watch him Call a Race for Charity


All Proceeds to Benefit Gulfstream Thoroughbred After-Care Program  

Opening Day Spectacular Bid Draws 31 Nominations

Opening Day Spectacular Bid Draws 31 Nominations
Manicero, Zero Rate Policy Nominated for Sunday’s Sunshine State 

Gulfstream's Opening Day Dec. 3 Kicks Off 16 Giveaways

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino announced today 16 giveaway days during its 2011-2012 racing season, beginning with opening day December 3.

Gulfstream To Offer Super Hi 5 With 15 Percent Takeout

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino announced today its wagering menu for the 2011-2012 racing season will include the introduction of the $1 Super Hi 5 and the return of the popular 10-cent Rainbow 6. 

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