News & Barn Notes

Rule Ready To Move Forward In Donn

By Ed Gray

After being away from the races for nearly 10 months, Rule returned to the races on January 8 with renewed enthusiasm, finishing a solid second behind impressive winner Soaring Empire in the Hal’s Hope (G3) at Gulfstream Park.
The 4-year-old son of Roman Ruler, who was turned out last spring when Todd Pletcher found something lacking in his training, seems poised to become the racehorse everyone expected him to be at Gulfstream Park last winter.

Donn Handicap On Ron The Greek's Comeback Trail

The Todd Pletcher-trained Rule isn’t the only 2010 Kentucky Derby prospect making his second start back from an almost 10-month layoff in Saturday’s $500,000 Donn Handicap (G1).

Fasig-Tipton To Sponsor Fountain of Youth

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino proudly announced today Fasig-Tipton, North American’s oldest Thoroughbred auction firm, will sponsor the Feb. 26 $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2). 

Fly Down, Rule & Giant Oak Meet in Donn Handicap Saturday

By Jack Will

Mitaab bin Abdullah‘s 4-year-old Fly Down was last seen under colors finishing third behind Blame and Zenyatta in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6 despite a rough trip. The colt sets off on another campaign in Saturday’s $500,000 Donn Handicap (G1) as the likely choice in the strongest field of older horses yet assembled in 2011 nationwide.

Gulfstream Hosts Miami-Dade School Children

Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino played host to 19 students from the Robert Renick Educational Center Tuesday as part of a community-based instruction curriculum with Miami-Dade Public Schools. 

Eldaafer Brings High Expectations into Donn

By Ed Gray For, Photo by Jon Kral

“I don’t think I’ve seen the best of this horse yet”

Zito Gets Dialed In With Holy Bull Victory.

By Ed Gray For
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