News & Barn Notes

Matz Charts Course for Union Rags in Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth

By Ed Gray

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Michael Matz secured his place in thoroughbred history with his masterful handling of Barbaro in 2006, when he placed trust in his astute horsemanship, as well as his abundantly gifted horse, during a winter and spring campaign that led to a spectacular Kentucky Derby (G1) victory. 

Veterans Simmard & Musketier Likely Choices in Mac Diarmida

By Jack Will

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Stella Perdomo’s 10-year-old German-bred Musketier and Haras Santa Maria de Araras’ 7-year-old Simmard are proven long-distance turf stakes performers for trainer Roger Attfield over several seasons. They look like the horses to beat in a wide-open field of 10 drawn for Sunday’s $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes to be run at 1 3/8 miles on turf.

Union Rags & Algorithms Clash in Fountain of Youth Sunday

Chadds Ford Stable’s Union Rags and Starlight Racing’s Algorithms are widely-regarded as the one-two choices for the Kentucky Derby (G1) and they will be the favorites in a field of eight 3-year-olds drawn for Sunday’s $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) going 1 1/16 miles at Gulfstream Park, easily the strongest field assembled so far this season on the Triple Crown trail.

Algorithms Morning-Line Favorite In Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth

Undefeated Pletcher colt 8-5 Favorite; Union Rags 2-1

HRRN Returns to Gulfstream Park With Coverage of 5 Graded Stakes This Weekend

Davona Dale (G2), Sabin (G3), Very One (G3), Mac Diarmida (G2), and Fountain of Youth (G2) showcased on coverage.

Grace Hall Returns in Davona Dale Saturday

Breeders’ Cup Winners Royal Delta & Perfect Shirl in Stakes

Royal Delta & Awesome Maria Clash in Sabin

Perfect Shirl Faces Casablanca Smile in The Very One

Champion Royal Delta Returns at Gulfstream in Sabin Saturday

Faces Awesome Maria in one of Three Graded Stakes Races

Gulfstream's 10-Cent Rainbow 6 Hit For $172,752.70

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Gulfstream Park’s popular 10-Cent Rainbow 6 was hit Monday for $172,752.70. 

Derby Contenders, Champion Filly and Five Stakes Highlight Weekend

Derby Contenders, Champion Filly and Five Stakes Highlight Weekend
Derby Favorites Union Rags & Algorithms in Sunday’s Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth
Champion Royal Delta and Awesome Maria in Saturday’s Sabin Handicap
Xbox Giveaway Saturday at Breakfast, Ernie Munick in Tiki
SOBE Wine & Food Festival Gourmet Trucks Pull in Saturday Nigh
Watchmaker Seminar Sunday at 11 a.m. in Sport of Kings

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